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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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.08
NYSE:S's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
83% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. NYSE:S: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NYSE:S' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.14 Max: 0.43
Current: 0.08
0.02
0.43
Equity to Asset 0.25
NYSE:S's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
74% of the 461 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. NYSE:S: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NYSE:S' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.34 Max: 0.55
Current: 0.25
0.14
0.55
Interest Coverage 0.14
NYSE:S's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
99% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.21 vs. NYSE:S: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:S' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.14 Max: 1.62
Current: 0.14
0.11
1.62
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.41
M-Score: -3.04
WACC vs ROIC
5.35%
0.10%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 3/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 0.96
NYSE:S's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.24 vs. NYSE:S: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NYSE:S' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -72.01  Med: -4.74 Max: 6.05
Current: 0.96
-72.01
6.05
Net-margin (%) -6.20
NYSE:S's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. NYSE:S: -6.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NYSE:S' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -73.68  Med: -9.14 Max: 3.24
Current: -6.2
-73.68
3.24
ROE (%) -9.53
NYSE:S's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 445 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.63 vs. NYSE:S: -9.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NYSE:S' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -78.6  Med: -13.73 Max: 2.53
Current: -9.53
-78.6
2.53
ROA (%) -2.47
NYSE:S's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. NYSE:S: -2.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NYSE:S' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.64  Med: -4.41 Max: 1.33
Current: -2.47
-36.64
1.33
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 1.60
NYSE:S's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.28 vs. NYSE:S: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NYSE:S' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -108.61  Med: -10.69 Max: 12.26
Current: 1.6
-108.61
12.26
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -11.70
NYSE:S's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. NYSE:S: -11.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:S' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.6  Med: -8.00 Max: 28.5
Current: -11.7
-23.6
28.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 13.90
NYSE:S's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. NYSE:S: 13.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:S' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27  Med: -12.10 Max: 37
Current: 13.9
-27
37
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -29.70
NYSE:S's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. NYSE:S: -29.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:S' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -51.7  Med: -7.90 Max: 144
Current: -29.7
-51.7
144
» NYSE:S's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-08-04)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

S Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Mario Gabelli 2,803,880 sh (+71.23%)
Jim Simons 3,940,950 sh (+61.40%)
Dodge & Cox 172,874,571 sh (+47.26%)
PRIMECAP Management 20,085,000 sh (+21.25%)
First Eagle Investment 602 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Larry Robbins 5,495,435 sh (-17.32%)
John Paulson 2,378,400 sh (-54.49%)
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Q3 2015

S Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 126,014 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 27,550,000 sh (+37.17%)
Dodge & Cox 185,675,129 sh (+7.40%)
First Eagle Investment 602 sh (unchged)
John Paulson Sold Out
Larry Robbins Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 2,198,136 sh (-21.60%)
Jim Simons 246,600 sh (-93.74%)
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Q4 2015

S Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Pioneer Investments 28,807 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 27,650,000 sh (+0.36%)
Dodge & Cox 185,713,517 sh (+0.02%)
First Eagle Investment 602 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 2,047,972 sh (-6.83%)
Paul Tudor Jones 45,683 sh (-63.75%)
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Q1 2016

S Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Joel Greenblatt 558,452 sh (New)
Diamond Hill Capital 11,025 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 28,890,500 sh (+4.49%)
First Eagle Investment 602 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 185,186,573 sh (-0.28%)
Mario Gabelli 1,807,795 sh (-11.73%)
Pioneer Investments 20,541 sh (-28.69%)
Paul Tudor Jones 15,200 sh (-66.73%)
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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Sprint Corp is a communications company offering wireless and wireline communications products and services to individual consumers, businesses, government subscribers and resellers.

Sprint Corp was incorporated in 2012 under the laws of Delaware. It is a communications company offering wireless and wireline communications products and services to individual consumers, businesses, government subscribers and resellers. The Company offers wireless and wireline voice and data transmission services to subscribers in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands under the Sprint corporate brand, which includes its retail brands of Sprint, Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile, and Assurance Wireless on networks that utilize third generation (3G) code division multiple access (CDMA) or Internet protocol (IP) technologies. It also offers fourth generation (4G) services utilizing Long Term Evolution (LTE) as well as Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX) technologies. It utilizes these networks to offer wireless and wireline subscribers differentiated products and services whether through the use of a single network or a combination of these networks. It operates in two segments, namely Wireless and Wireline. Through its Wireless segment, it offers wireless services on a postpaid and prepaid payment basis to retail subscribers and also on a wholesale and affiliate basis, which includes the sale of wireless services that utilize the Sprint network but are sold under the wholesaler's brand. It supports the open development of applications, content, and devices on the Sprint platform through products and services such as Sprint ID, which provides an easy way for users to discover content from brands and special interests as well as manage those experiences on certain Android devices, and Sprint Zone, which allows subscribers to not only manage their account and self-service functions via their device but facilitates discovery of new content and personalization through recommendations for applications and entertainment content. Through its Wireline segment, it provides wireline voice and data communications services to other communications companies and targeted business and consumer subscribers. In addition, it provides voice, data and IP communication services to its Wireless segment, and IP and other services to cable Multiple System Operators (MSOs). Cable MSOs resell its local and long distance services and use its back office systems and network assets in support of their telephone service provided over cable facilities to residential end-use subscribers. The Company's competitors include AT&T, Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile. Communications services are subject to regulation at the federal level by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and in certain states by public utilities commissions (PUCs).

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 0.91
S's P/B is ranked higher than
82% of the 472 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. S: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
S' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.94 Max: 5.77
Current: 0.91
0.23
5.77
P/S 0.63
S's P/S is ranked higher than
79% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. S: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
S' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.51 Max: 1.84
Current: 0.63
0.13
1.84
POCF 4.70
S's POCF is ranked higher than
63% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.55 vs. S: 4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
S' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 3.70 Max: 94.65
Current: 4.7
0.68
94.65
EV-to-EBIT 137.22
S's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
97% of the 373 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.81 vs. S: 137.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
S' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45  Med: -10.50 Max: 270.2
Current: 137.22
-45
270.2
EV-to-EBITDA 6.05
S's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
68% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.60 vs. S: 6.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
S' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.3  Med: 6.60 Max: 15.5
Current: 6.05
-3.3
15.5
Current Ratio 0.57
S's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. S: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
S' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.19 Max: 1.59
Current: 0.57
0.52
1.59
Quick Ratio 0.47
S's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
88% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. S: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
S' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.08 Max: 1.45
Current: 0.47
0.47
1.45
Days Inventory 25.71
S's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
63% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.86 vs. S: 25.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
S' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.84  Med: 20.00 Max: 44.89
Current: 25.71
12.84
44.89
Days Sales Outstanding 10.20
S's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
92% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 46.46 vs. S: 10.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
S' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.2  Med: 33.97 Max: 72.15
Current: 10.2
10.2
72.15
Days Payable 61.50
S's Days Payable is ranked higher than
51% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 60.90 vs. S: 61.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
S' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 36.22  Med: 61.29 Max: 92.4
Current: 61.5
36.22
92.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Median PS Value 1.13
S's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
73% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. S: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
S' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.87 Max: 12.8
Current: 1.13
0.29
12.8
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 0.70
S's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. S: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
S' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 2.80 Max: 5.3
Current: 0.7
0.4
5.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -12.13
S's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.82 vs. S: -12.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
S' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.5  Med: 15.25 Max: 88.7
Current: -12.13
-25.5
88.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $32,180
EPS (TTM) $ -0.51
Beta0.31
Short Percentage of Float4.23%
52-Week Range $2.18 - 5.29
Shares Outstanding (Mil)3,974.59

Analyst Estimate


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Mar17 Mar18 Mar19
Revenue (Mil $) 32,257 33,146 32,917
EPS ($) -0.23 -0.05 0.18
EPS w/o NRI ($) -0.23 -0.05 0.18
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
5.00%
Dividends Per Share ($)
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