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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 : 7/10

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Cash to Debt 0.04
OTT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
60% of the 871 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. OTT: 0.04 )
OTT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.04

Equity to Asset -0.22
OTT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
58% of the 869 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. OTT: -0.22 )
OTT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.85   Max: 0.11
Current: -0.22

-0.85
0.11
Interest Coverage 1.47
OTT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
64% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.91 vs. OTT: 1.47 )
OTT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.86   Max: 4.35
Current: 1.47

0.86
4.35
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.79
M-Score: -3.04
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 : 8/10

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Operating margin (%) 22.66
OTT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 891 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.42 vs. OTT: 22.66 )
OTT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -131.49   Max: 49.71
Current: 22.66

-131.49
49.71
Net-margin (%) 5.25
OTT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 891 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.99 vs. OTT: 5.25 )
OTT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -128.96   Max: 138.21
Current: 5.25

-128.96
138.21
ROA (%) 3.22
OTT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 894 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.47 vs. OTT: 3.22 )
OTT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -73.64   Max: 82.89
Current: 3.22

-73.64
82.89
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 31.17
OTT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 892 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.68 vs. OTT: 31.17 )
OTT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -222.16   Max: 44.47
Current: 31.17

-222.16
44.47
Revenue Growth (%) 50.70
OTT's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 800 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. OTT: 50.70 )
OTT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 68
Current: 50.7

0
68
EBITDA Growth (%) 134.10
OTT's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. OTT: 134.10 )
OTT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 134.1
Current: 134.1

0
134.1
EPS Growth (%) 807.40
OTT's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 656 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. OTT: 807.40 )
OTT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -69.6   Max: 807.4
Current: 807.4

-69.6
807.4
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Guru Trades

Q2 2012

OTT Guru Trades in Q2 2012

Jim Simons 49,100 sh (+342.34%)
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Q3 2012

OTT Guru Trades in Q3 2012

Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q4 2012

OTT Guru Trades in Q4 2012

Jim Simons 38,185 sh (New)
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Q1 2013

OTT Guru Trades in Q1 2013

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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 3.80
OTT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
99% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.10 vs. OTT: 3.80 )
OTT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 3.92
Current: 3.8

0.12
3.92
P/S 0.20
OTT's P/S is ranked higher than
98% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. OTT: 0.20 )
OTT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 0.31
Current: 0.2

0.19
0.31
PFCF 1.44
OTT's PFCF is ranked higher than
100% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 49.50 vs. OTT: 1.44 )
OTT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.13   Max: 1.58
Current: 1.44

1.13
1.58
EV-to-EBIT 7.66
OTT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
95% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.27 vs. OTT: 7.66 )
OTT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.6   Max: 7.5
Current: 7.66

6.6
7.5
Current Ratio 1.03
OTT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 670 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. OTT: 1.03 )
OTT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 5.37
Current: 1.03

0.17
5.37
Quick Ratio 0.93
OTT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 670 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. OTT: 0.93 )
OTT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 5.17
Current: 0.93

0.17
5.17

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 10.20
OTT's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
78% of the 640 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.24 vs. OTT: 10.20 )
OTT' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.93   Max: 87.44
Current: 10.2

2.93
87.44
Yield on cost (5-Year) 10.20
OTT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
77% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. OTT: 10.20 )
OTT' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.93   Max: 87.44
Current: 10.2

2.93
87.44
Share Buyback Rate 39.50
OTT's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
98% of the 651 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. OTT: 39.50 )
OTT' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -58.9
Current: 39.5

Valuation & Return

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Price/DCF (Projected) 0.08
OTT's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
100% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. OTT: 0.08 )
OTT' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 0.14
Current: 0.08

0.08
0.14
Price/Median PS Value 0.92
OTT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. OTT: 0.92 )
OTT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 1.28
Current: 0.92

0.93
1.28
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 13.10
OTT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
93% of the 773 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. OTT: 13.10 )
OTT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 13.3   Max: 15.2
Current: 13.1

13.3
15.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 48.11
OTT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
98% of the 710 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.94 vs. OTT: 48.11 )
OTT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 17.2   Max: 59.4
Current: 48.11

17.2
59.4

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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Otelco, Inc., was formed in Delaware in 1998. The Company is a service telecommunications provider, offers an array of communication services including telephone, long distance, Internet, broadband services and television in areas of North Central Alabama, Maine, Western Massachusetts, Central Missouri, New Hampshire, Western Vermont and Southern West Virginia. The Company is the provider of wireline telephone services in seven of the eleven RLEC territories it serves. In the remaining four territories, the incumbent cable provider also offers local services in portions of its territory. Local services enable customers to originate and receive telephone calls. It provides local services on a retail basis to residential and business customers. It offers long distance telephone services to its local telephone customers. It resells long distance services purchased from various long distance providers. The Company provides billing and collection services for long distance carriers through negotiated billing and collection agreements for certain types of toll calls placed by its local customers. It provides cable television services, including high definition, digital video recording capability and video on demand, or VOD, over networks with 750 MHz of transmission capacity or by Internet Protocol TV, or IPTV, in its Alabama service area. Its cable television packages offer from 20 to 200 channels. The Company's CLEC receives monthly recurring revenues for the rental of fiber to transport data and other telecommunications services in Maine and New Hampshire from businesses and telecommunications carriers along its 425 mile owned and leased fiber route. The Company faces competition from cable providers in portions of seven of its eleven RLEC territories. The Company is subject to various federal, state and local laws relating to the protection of the environment.

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