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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.26
CABO's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
61% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. CABO: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
CABO' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: N/A Max: No Debt
Current: 0.26
Equity-to-Asset 0.33
CABO's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
62% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. CABO: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
CABO' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.5 Max: 0.68
Current: 0.33
0.31
0.68
Interest Coverage 6.23
CABO's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
53% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. CABO: 6.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CABO' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.23  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 6.23
Piotroski F-Score: 8
Altman Z-Score: 3.90
Beneish M-Score: -3.06
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 22.96
CABO's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
88% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. CABO: 22.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
CABO' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.71  Med: 20.04 Max: 22.96
Current: 22.96
18.71
22.96
Net Margin % 12.07
CABO's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
81% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.68 vs. CABO: 12.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
CABO' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.03  Med: 12.07 Max: 18.08
Current: 12.07
11.03
18.08
ROE % 22.68
CABO's ROE % is ranked higher than
86% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. CABO: 22.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
CABO' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.82  Med: 19.85 Max: 25.02
Current: 22.68
13.82
25.02
ROA % 7.14
CABO's ROA % is ranked higher than
77% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. CABO: 7.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
CABO' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.69  Med: 9.41 Max: 16.74
Current: 7.14
6.69
16.74
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 30.67
CABO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
74% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.31 vs. CABO: 30.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
CABO' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.7  Med: 34.99 Max: 55.27
Current: 30.67
25.7
55.27
GuruFocus has detected 4 Warning Signs with Cable One Inc $CABO.
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

CABO Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 5,700 sh (+338.46%)
Tom Gayner 5,200 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ruane Cunniff 3,228 sh (-0.25%)
Chris Davis 32,545 sh (-4.55%)
Murray Stahl 2,978 sh (-5.16%)
Mario Gabelli 28,658 sh (-23.68%)
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Q2 2016

CABO Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 1,252 sh (New)
Jim Simons 13,804 sh (+142.18%)
Tom Gayner 5,200 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 3,228 sh (unchged)
Chris Davis 32,116 sh (-1.32%)
Murray Stahl 2,820 sh (-5.31%)
Mario Gabelli 24,414 sh (-14.81%)
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Q3 2016

CABO Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Lou Simpson 33,589 sh (New)
Tom Gayner 5,200 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 3,228 sh (unchged)
Chris Davis Sold Out
Murray Stahl 2,716 sh (-3.69%)
Mario Gabelli 21,364 sh (-12.49%)
Paul Tudor Jones 627 sh (-49.92%)
Jim Simons 5,900 sh (-57.26%)
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Q4 2016

CABO Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Lou Simpson 220,324 sh (+555.94%)
Jim Simons 25,000 sh (+323.73%)
Tom Gayner 5,200 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 3,228 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Murray Stahl 2,687 sh (-1.07%)
Mario Gabelli 18,640 sh (-12.75%)
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services    NAICS: 517919    SIC: 4899
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Traded in other countries:XC1.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Cable One Inc owns and operates cable systems. The Company provides video, internet and voice service to residential and business customers in 19 Midwestern, Western and Southern states.

Cable One is a telecommunications company. It derives revenue from the provision of broadband, voice, and video services to residential and business customers. From a product perspective, the majority of revenue is sourced from data and video services. This revenue is subscription based and billed on a monthly basis. Cable One also derives advertising revenue from selling air time on its video channels. Voice services are offered over Internet protocols. The company owns telecommunications infrastructure.

Guru Investment Theses on Cable One Inc

Longleaf Partners Comments on Cable ONE - Oct 28, 2015

We sold several of the Fund’s investments in the quarter, including our position in Cable ONE (NYSE:CABO) after Graham Holdings spun it out at the beginning of the quarter. The stock sold for our estimate of fair value. We applaud Graham Holdings’ CEO Don Graham for his ongoing efforts to build and recognize value for shareholders.



From Longleaf Partners' third quarter 2015 commentary.



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Ratios

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history
PE Ratio 39.54
CABO's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.96 vs. CABO: 39.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
CABO' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.78  Med: 29.85 Max: 39.69
Current: 39.54
15.78
39.69
PE Ratio without NRI 39.54
CABO's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
71% of the 322 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.32 vs. CABO: 39.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
CABO' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.78  Med: 29.85 Max: 39.69
Current: 39.54
15.78
39.69
PB Ratio 8.52
CABO's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
92% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. CABO: 8.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
CABO' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.28  Med: 6.62 Max: 8.55
Current: 8.52
5.28
8.55
PS Ratio 4.76
CABO's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. CABO: 4.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CABO' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.73  Med: 3.53 Max: 4.78
Current: 4.76
2.73
4.78
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 31.68
CABO's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
74% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.35 vs. CABO: 31.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
CABO' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.23  Med: 30.69 Max: 42.23
Current: 31.68
21.23
42.23
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 15.55
CABO's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
81% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.08 vs. CABO: 15.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
CABO' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.48  Med: 11.63 Max: 15.6
Current: 15.55
9.48
15.6
EV-to-EBIT 20.93
CABO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
69% of the 717 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.99 vs. CABO: 20.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CABO' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.7  Med: 18.6 Max: 21.9
Current: 20.93
11.7
21.9
EV-to-EBITDA 12.05
CABO's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
76% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.67 vs. CABO: 12.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CABO' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.2  Med: 10.35 Max: 12.6
Current: 12.05
7.2
12.6
Current Ratio 1.67
CABO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. CABO: 1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CABO' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.91 Max: 1.67
Current: 1.67
0.44
1.67
Quick Ratio 1.67
CABO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. CABO: 1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CABO' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.91 Max: 1.67
Current: 1.67
0.44
1.67
Days Sales Outstanding 12.88
CABO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
91% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.59 vs. CABO: 12.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CABO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.79  Med: 13.03 Max: 13.89
Current: 12.88
11.79
13.89
Days Payable 20.48
CABO's Days Payable is ranked lower than
83% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 65.46 vs. CABO: 20.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CABO' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.09  Med: 26.07 Max: 36.3
Current: 20.48
19.09
36.3

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield % 0.88
CABO's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
91% of the 749 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. CABO: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
CABO' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.9 Max: 1.11
Current: 0.88
0.34
1.11
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.35
CABO's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. CABO: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
CABO' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.22 Max: 0.35
Current: 0.35
0.1
0.35
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.90
CABO's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
93% of the 720 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. CABO: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.91
CABO's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
99% of the 800 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.52 vs. CABO: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
CABO' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.9 Max: 1.11
Current: 0.91
0.34
1.11

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.35
CABO's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
74% of the 387 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. CABO: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
CABO' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 1.07 Max: 1.36
Current: 1.35
0.89
1.36
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 4.78
CABO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
62% of the 802 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.61 vs. CABO: 4.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
CABO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.6  Med: 5.4 Max: 8.6
Current: 4.78
4.6
8.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $819.6
EPS (TTM) $ 17.13
Short Percentage of Float4.51%
52-Week Range $447.68 - 669.65
Shares Outstanding (Mil)5.72
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