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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 : 3/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.01
SBAC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
98% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. SBAC: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SBAC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.04 Max: N/A
Current: 0.01
Equity to Asset -0.22
SBAC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
97% of the 461 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. SBAC: -0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SBAC' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.23  Med: 0.10 Max: 0.61
Current: -0.22
-0.23
0.61
Interest Coverage 0.97
SBAC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
91% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.21 vs. SBAC: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SBAC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.47 Max: 1.05
Current: 0.97
0.22
1.05
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 0.71
M-Score: -3.02
WACC vs ROIC
7.19%
4.48%
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 : 9/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 19.71
SBAC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.24 vs. SBAC: 19.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SBAC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.56  Med: 13.64 Max: 22.04
Current: 19.71
5.56
22.04
Net-margin (%) -2.64
SBAC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. SBAC: -2.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SBAC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -38.01  Med: -18.54 Max: -1.59
Current: -2.64
-38.01
-1.59
ROA (%) -0.57
SBAC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. SBAC: -0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SBAC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.9  Med: -3.53 Max: -0.33
Current: -0.57
-8.9
-0.33
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.70
SBAC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.28 vs. SBAC: 10.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SBAC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.79  Med: 4.28 Max: 11.39
Current: 10.7
-4.79
11.39
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 17.40
SBAC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. SBAC: 17.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SBAC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.5  Med: 7.10 Max: 23.7
Current: 17.4
-12.5
23.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 15.60
SBAC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. SBAC: 15.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SBAC' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.3  Med: 25.40 Max: 63.8
Current: 15.6
-12.3
63.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -3.40
SBAC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. SBAC: -3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SBAC' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45  Med: -3.40 Max: 64.7
Current: -3.4
-45
64.7
» SBAC's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-07-28)


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

Q2 2015

SBAC Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Eric Mindich 1,250,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,515 sh (New)
George Soros 63,300 sh (New)
Jim Simons 197,549 sh (New)
Chuck Akre 1,200,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 130,695 sh (-0.48%)
Ron Baron 2,797,601 sh (-5.56%)
Steve Mandel 4,584,339 sh (-29.04%)
Columbia Wanger 932,417 sh (-37.51%)
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Q3 2015

SBAC Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 13,934 sh (+152.66%)
Eric Mindich 2,026,200 sh (+62.10%)
Pioneer Investments 162,505 sh (+24.34%)
Chuck Akre 1,350,000 sh (+12.50%)
Jim Simons 204,349 sh (+3.44%)
George Soros 91,000 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Ron Baron 2,705,579 sh (-3.29%)
Columbia Wanger 636,269 sh (-31.76%)
Steve Mandel 2,801,753 sh (-38.88%)
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Q4 2015

SBAC Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Ray Dalio 10,714 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 148,100 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 120,415 sh (New)
Chuck Akre 1,800,000 sh (+33.33%)
Eric Mindich 2,026,200 sh (unchged)
George Soros 91,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Steve Mandel Sold Out
Ron Baron 2,496,919 sh (-7.71%)
Pioneer Investments 74,308 sh (-54.27%)
Jim Simons 80,249 sh (-60.73%)
Columbia Wanger 217,000 sh (-65.89%)
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Q1 2016

SBAC Guru Trades in Q1 2016

George Soros 143,753 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 10,397 sh (New)
Jim Simons 331,749 sh (+313.40%)
Louis Moore Bacon 150,000 sh (+24.57%)
Chuck Akre 1,865,000 sh (+3.61%)
Columbia Wanger 217,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 74,240 sh (-0.09%)
Eric Mindich 1,825,507 sh (-9.90%)
Ron Baron 2,144,163 sh (-14.13%)
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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SBA Communications Corporation is an independent owner & operator of wireless communications tower structures, rooftops & other structures that support antennas for communication. Its business segments are site leasing and site development.

SBA Communications Corp was incorporated in the State Florida in March 1997. The Company is an independent owner and operator of wireless communications tower structures, rooftops and other structures that support antennas used for wireless communications. The Company mainly operates in United States and its territories. It also owns and operates towers in Canada, Central America, and South America. The Company's business segments are site leasing and site development. It leases antenna space to wireless service providers on towers that it owns or operates and manages rooftops and tower sites for property owners under various contractual arrangements. The Company's wireless service provider tenants, include AT&T, Sprint, Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile, Oi, Digicel, Claro and Telefonica. The other business line of the Company is the site development business, through which it assists wireless service providers in developing and maintaining their own wireless service networks. Its services include; network pre-design, site audits, identification of potential locations for towers and antennas, support in buying or leasing of locations, assistance in obtaining zoning approvals and permits, tower structure construction, antenna installation, radio equipment installation, commissioning and maintenance. The Company provides its site development services on a local basis, through regional offices, territory offices and project offices. The Company faces competition from the national independent tower companies including American Tower Corporation and Crown Castle International, a large number of regional independent tower owners, wireless service providers that own and operate their own towers and lease, or may in the future decide to lease, antenna space to other providers, and alternative facilities such as rooftops, outdoor and indoor distributed antenna system ("DAS") networks, billboards, and electric transmission towers in its Site Leasing business. In its Site Development business its competitors include site development consultants, zoning consultants, real estate firms, right-of-way consulting firms, construction companies, tower owners/managers, radio frequency engineering consultants, telecommunications equipment vendors, which provide end-to-end site development services through multiple subcontractors, and wireless service providers' internal staff. The Company is subject to federal, state and local regulation of its business, both in the U.S. and internationally. In the U.S., both the Federal Aviation Administration ("FAA") and the FCC regulate the construction, modification and maintenance of antenna towers and structures that support wireless communications and radio and television antennas.

Ratios

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Forward P/E 204.08
SBAC's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
98% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.28 vs. SBAC: 204.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 33.55
SBAC's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
77% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.03 vs. SBAC: 33.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
SBAC' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.92  Med: 39.98 Max: 148.41
Current: 33.55
12.92
148.41
P/S 8.88
SBAC's P/S is ranked lower than
93% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. SBAC: 8.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SBAC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.57  Med: 7.81 Max: 10.92
Current: 8.88
2.57
10.92
PFCF 27.41
SBAC's PFCF is ranked lower than
73% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.30 vs. SBAC: 27.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
SBAC' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.23  Med: 33.79 Max: 94.49
Current: 27.41
8.23
94.49
POCF 20.61
SBAC's POCF is ranked lower than
89% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.55 vs. SBAC: 20.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SBAC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.61  Med: 22.65 Max: 48.12
Current: 20.61
6.61
48.12
EV-to-EBIT 76.41
SBAC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
90% of the 373 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.81 vs. SBAC: 76.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SBAC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -851.6  Med: 85.90 Max: 697.2
Current: 76.41
-851.6
697.2
EV-to-EBITDA 23.92
SBAC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
85% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.60 vs. SBAC: 23.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SBAC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.1  Med: 24.10 Max: 34
Current: 23.92
14.1
34
Current Ratio 1.21
SBAC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. SBAC: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SBAC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 1.41 Max: 5.31
Current: 1.21
0.12
5.31
Quick Ratio 1.21
SBAC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. SBAC: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SBAC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 1.41 Max: 5.31
Current: 1.21
0.12
5.31
Days Sales Outstanding 19.63
SBAC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
85% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 46.46 vs. SBAC: 19.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SBAC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.94  Med: 16.51 Max: 41.77
Current: 19.63
10.94
41.77
Days Payable 17.35
SBAC's Days Payable is ranked lower than
85% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 60.90 vs. SBAC: 17.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SBAC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.64  Med: 22.60 Max: 36.5
Current: 17.35
18.64
36.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Projected FCF 5.42
SBAC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
90% of the 222 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. SBAC: 5.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SBAC' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.88  Med: 3.32 Max: 422.14
Current: 5.42
1.88
422.14
Price/Median PS Value 1.14
SBAC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
67% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. SBAC: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SBAC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.91 Max: 1.57
Current: 1.14
0.01
1.57
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1.32
SBAC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. SBAC: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SBAC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 1.10 Max: 2.5
Current: 1.32
0.1
2.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 22.97
SBAC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.82 vs. SBAC: 22.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SBAC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.2  Med: 19.70 Max: 38.4
Current: 22.97
-15.2
38.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,628
EPS (TTM) $ -0.35
Beta0.91
Short Percentage of Float2.69%
52-Week Range $82.80 - 128.47
Shares Outstanding (Mil)125.52

Analyst Estimate


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Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 1,638 1,751 1,883
EPS ($) 0.55 1.47 1.90
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.55 1.47 1.90
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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