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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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.37
PHI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
76% of the 887 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. PHI: 0.37 )
PHI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.37

Equity to Asset 0.32
PHI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
71% of the 883 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. PHI: 0.32 )
PHI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 0.54
Current: 0.32

0.06
0.54
Interest Coverage 9.18
PHI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
79% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.13 vs. PHI: 9.18 )
PHI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 19.66
Current: 9.18

0.83
19.66
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.16
M-Score: -2.87
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 : 5/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 24.50
PHI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 905 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.27 vs. PHI: 24.50 )
PHI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 15.59   Max: 45.84
Current: 24.5

15.59
45.84
Net-margin (%) 20.93
PHI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 905 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.15 vs. PHI: 20.93 )
PHI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -4.79   Max: 32.9
Current: 20.93

-4.79
32.9
ROE (%) 26.65
PHI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.52 vs. PHI: 26.65 )
PHI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -8.86   Max: 77.16
Current: 26.65

-8.86
77.16
ROA (%) 8.83
PHI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 909 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. PHI: 8.83 )
PHI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.6   Max: 16.32
Current: 8.83

-1.6
16.32
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 22.05
PHI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 909 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.44 vs. PHI: 22.05 )
PHI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.62   Max: 39.36
Current: 22.05

4.62
39.36
Revenue Growth (%) -2.80
PHI's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. PHI: -2.80 )
PHI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -67.7   Max: 349.2
Current: -2.8

-67.7
349.2
EBITDA Growth (%) -7.80
PHI's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. PHI: -7.80 )
PHI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -66.7   Max: 270.2
Current: -7.8

-66.7
270.2
EPS Growth (%) -10.60
PHI's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 682 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. PHI: -10.60 )
PHI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -56.8   Max: 134
Current: -10.6

-56.8
134
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

PHI Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 2,242,400 sh (+3.06%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 202,072 sh (-1.33%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 30,000 sh (-25%)
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Q4 2013

PHI Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 4,899 sh (New)
Jim Simons 2,376,513 sh (+5.98%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 30,000 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 75,443 sh (-62.67%)
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Q1 2014

PHI Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Ken Fisher 5,696 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 165,343 sh (+119.16%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 40,000 sh (+33.33%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jim Simons 2,344,400 sh (-1.35%)
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Q2 2014

PHI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jean-Marie Eveillard 46,184 sh (+15.46%)
Ken Fisher 5,696 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 2,263,100 sh (-3.47%)
Jeremy Grantham 146,443 sh (-11.43%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with PHI

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-03-31 Add 33.33%$58 - $63.33 $ 68.4614%40000
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-09-30 Reduce -25%$59.51 - $71.63 $ 68.461%30000
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-03-31 Reduce -21.82%$61.31 - $73.38 $ 68.46-1%43000
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2012-09-30 Reduce -28.57%$62.71 - $68.95 $ 68.466%50000
John Hussman 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.0018%$58.94 - $67.32 $ 68.4615%0
George Soros 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.03%$48.29 - $58.63 $ 68.4626%0
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2011-12-31 Reduce -20.5%0.01%$48.29 - $58.63 $ 68.4626%79500
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2011-09-30 Add 25%$48.38 - $58.26 $ 68.4625%100000
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Gurus Hold 52-week Lows from Turkey, Brazil and the Phillipines
According to the GuruFocus Value Screen for finding 52-Week Lows, three stocks from exotic places are trading at or near a 52-week low.   Here’s a look at Philippine Long Distance Telephone (PHI), Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri AS (TKC) and Cosan Ltd. (CZZ), all screened for billionaire stakeholders as of the third quarter of 2013. Philippine Long Distance Telephone (PHI)Incorporated in the Republic of the Philippines, Philippine Long Distance Telephone (PHI) is traded at around $60.27, close to a 52-week low of $58.63.Down 2% over 12 months, Philippine Long Distance Telephone has a market cap of $13.02 billion; its shares were traded with a P/E ratio of 16.20 and P/S ratio of 3.47. The dividend yield of Philippine Long Distance Telephone stocks is 3.39%. Philippine Long Distance Telephone had an annual average earnings growth of 1.60% over the past 10 years.Check out the 10-Year Valuations.Guru Action: As of Sept. 30, 2013, PHI is owned by three gurus. No insider trades were found.The top guru owner Jim Simons increased his position by 3.06%, buying 66,500 shares at an average price of $67.50 for a loss of 10.7%. He has averaged a loss of 11% on 625,000 shares at an average price of $67.97 per share.   He has averaged a gain of 16% on 2,422,900 shares sold at an average price of $51.98 per share. His current shares of 2,242,400 represent 1.04% of shares outstanding.Track share pricing, revenue and net income: Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri AS (TKC)Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri AS (TKC) is traded at around $13.22, close to a 52-week low of $12.76.Down 18% over 12 months, Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri AS, a telecom services company, was incorporated in Turkey in 1993. Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri As has a market cap of $11.63 billion; its shares were traded with a P/E ratio of 9.50 and P/S ratio of 1.90. The company does not pay a dividend.Check out the 10-Year Valuations.Guru Action: As of Sept. 30, 2013, five gurus hold TKC and four bought in the third quarter.The biggest add was made by Jeremy Grantham, who increased his position by 344.02%, buying 70,200 shares at an average price of $14.50 for a loss of 8.8%. Over five quarters, he has averaged a gain of 1% on 159,100 shares at an average price of $13.07 per share.   He has averaged a loss of 14% on 68,494 shares at an average price of $15.44 per share. Grantham’s current shares of 90,606 represent 0.01% of shares outstanding.Track share pricing, revenue and net income: Cosan Ltd. (CZZ)Cosan Ltd. (CZZ) is traded at around $13.59, close to a 52-week low of $13.20.Down 21% over 12 months, Cosan Ltd. is a Brazilian conglomerate producer of bioethanol, sugar, energy and foods. Cosan Ltd. has a market cap of $3.68 billion; its shares were traded with a P/E ratio of 14.10 and P/S ratio of 0.39. The dividend yield of CZZ stocks is 2.24%.  The company had an annual average earnings growth of 21.40% over the past 5 years.Check out the 10-Year Valuations.Guru Action: As of Sept. 30, 2013, three gurus hold CZZ. No insider trading was found.The top guru owner Jim Simons increased his position by 70.57%, buying 529,100 shares at an average price of $15.07 per share for a loss of 9.8%. He has averaged a loss of 0% on 2,357,200 shares at an average price of $13.65 per share.   He has averaged a gain of 4% on 1,078,300 shares at an average price of $13.05 per share. His current shares of 1,278,900 represent 0.47% of shares outstanding.Track share pricing, revenue and net income: GuruFocus Real Time Picks reports the stock purchases and sales that Gurus have made within the prior 2 weeks. The report time lag can be as short as 2 days after the date of the transaction. This feature is for Premium Members only.Check out the GuruFocus special feature 52-week low screener to find the stocks hitting new lows but are still held by top investor Gurus and Insiders.  If you are not yet a Premium Member, we invite you for a 7-day Free Trial.   Read more...

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 18.80
PHI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
85% of the 956 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.70 vs. PHI: 18.80 )
PHI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.47   Max: 27.26
Current: 18.8

8.47
27.26
P/B 5.16
PHI's P/B is ranked higher than
70% of the 956 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. PHI: 5.16 )
PHI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.76   Max: 8.34
Current: 5.16

1.76
8.34
P/S 3.92
PHI's P/S is ranked higher than
67% of the 956 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. PHI: 3.92 )
PHI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.27   Max: 4.4
Current: 3.92

1.27
4.4
PFCF 16.15
PHI's PFCF is ranked higher than
90% of the 956 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 45.18 vs. PHI: 16.15 )
PHI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.15   Max: 17.99
Current: 16.15

5.15
17.99
EV-to-EBIT 17.84
PHI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
82% of the 956 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.03 vs. PHI: 17.84 )
PHI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.8   Max: 20.5
Current: 17.84

6.8
20.5
Shiller P/E 15.99
PHI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
92% of the 956 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 50.02 vs. PHI: 15.99 )
PHI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.64   Max: 407.79
Current: 15.99

9.64
407.79
Current Ratio 0.63
PHI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 896 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. PHI: 0.63 )
PHI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 2.04
Current: 0.63

0.52
2.04
Quick Ratio 0.60
PHI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 896 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. PHI: 0.60 )
PHI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 1.75
Current: 0.6

0.5
1.75

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 4.30
PHI's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
64% of the 648 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. PHI: 4.30 )
PHI' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.72   Max: 7.39
Current: 4.3

2.72
7.39
Dividend Payout 0.65
PHI's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
79% of the 956 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. PHI: 0.65 )
PHI' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 1.52
Current: 0.65

1.2
1.52
Dividend growth (3y) -7.20
PHI's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
79% of the 524 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. PHI: -7.20 )
PHI' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: -7.2
Current: -7.2

Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.30
PHI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
56% of the 657 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.69 vs. PHI: 4.30 )
PHI' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.72   Max: 7.39
Current: 4.3

2.72
7.39
Share Buyback Rate -5.00
PHI's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
73% of the 661 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. PHI: -5.00 )
PHI' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 73.3   Max: -286.6
Current: -5

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 11.92
PHI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
78% of the 956 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.07 vs. PHI: 11.92 )
PHI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 34.41
Current: 11.92

0.54
34.41
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.22
PHI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
89% of the 956 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. PHI: 1.22 )
PHI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 6.97
Current: 1.22

0.7
6.97
Price/Median PS Value 1.23
PHI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
75% of the 956 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. PHI: 1.23 )
PHI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 2.98
Current: 1.23

0.07
2.98
Price/Graham Number 3.14
PHI's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
85% of the 956 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PHI: 3.14 )
PHI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 3.55
Current: 3.14

0.46
3.55
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.60
PHI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
75% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. PHI: 5.60 )
PHI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.9   Max: 14.8
Current: 5.6

4.9
14.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 0.47
PHI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
74% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.04 vs. PHI: 0.47 )
PHI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -25.3   Max: 31.7
Current: 0.47

-25.3
31.7

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
Compare:CHU, VOD, T, VZ, AMOV » details
Traded in other countries:PHTCF.USA, TEL.Philippines, PLO.Germany
Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company was incorporated in the Republic of the Philippines. The Company is a telecommunications service provider in the Philippines. Through its business segments - wireless, fixed line, and Business Process Outsourcing, or BPO - it offers the most diversified range of telecommunications services across the Philippines' most extensive fiber optic backbone and wireless, fixed line and satellite networks. It is a fixed line service provider in the Philippines with over 60% of the total reported fixed line subscribers nationwide. The Company's cellular business, which it provides through Smart and CURE to over 41 million subscribers, approximately 99% of whom are prepaid subscribers, is focused on providing wireless voice communications, wireless data communications (mainly through text messaging) and a variety of other VAS, which include: Smart Money; specialized content such as ringtones, logos, caller ringback tunes; Mobile Banking (banking services delivered over the cellular network); international roaming; and games and other VAS developed on Smart's platform. It provides cellular, and wireless broadband, satellite and other services through its wireless business, which contributes about 92% and 8% of its wireless service revenues. It is a provider of fixed line telecommunications services throughout the country. The Company's fixed line business group offers local exchange, international long distance, national long distance, data and other network and miscellaneous services. It has approximately 1,816,541 fixed line subscribers. The Company's 6,400-kilometer long domestic fiber optic network, or DFON, is complemented by an extensive digital microwave backbone operated by Smart. Through its wholly-owned subsidiary, ePLDT, it provides broad-based integrated information and communications technology, or ICT, services focusing on infrastructure and solutions for internet applications, IP-based solutions and multimedia content delivery. ePLDT's main activities are the operation of an internet data center under the brand name Vitro(tm), customer interaction solutions (formerly referred to as call center business), knowledge processing solutions (formerly referred to as business process outsourcing), and internet and online gaming business. It has not been subject to any material fines or legal or regulatory action involving non-compliance with environmental regulations of the Philippines.
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