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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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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.30
SFTBF's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
62% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. SFTBF: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SFTBF' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.32 Max: 0.77
Current: 0.3
0.05
0.77
Equity to Asset 0.14
SFTBF's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
86% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. SFTBF: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SFTBF' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.17 Max: 0.4
Current: 0.14
0.07
0.4
Interest Coverage 2.68
SFTBF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
82% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.03 vs. SFTBF: 2.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SFTBF' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.33  Med: 2.68 Max: 12.24
Current: 2.68
0.33
12.24
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.17
M-Score: -2.40
WACC vs ROIC
6.85%
5.53%
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 11.57
SFTBF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.26 vs. SFTBF: 11.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SFTBF' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -22.61  Med: 6.22 Max: 24.96
Current: 11.57
-22.61
24.96
Net-margin (%) 9.07
SFTBF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.47 vs. SFTBF: 9.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SFTBF' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -24.57  Med: 5.19 Max: 13.67
Current: 9.07
-24.57
13.67
ROE (%) 28.23
SFTBF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.78 vs. SFTBF: 28.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SFTBF' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -45.24  Med: 13.15 Max: 40.13
Current: 28.23
-45.24
40.13
ROA (%) 4.17
SFTBF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.37 vs. SFTBF: 4.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SFTBF' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -10  Med: 3.03 Max: 7.86
Current: 4.17
-10
7.86
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 42.23
SFTBF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.51 vs. SFTBF: 42.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SFTBF' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -161.3  Med: 39.01 Max: 325.41
Current: 42.23
-161.3
325.41
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 19.60
SFTBF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. SFTBF: 19.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SFTBF' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -11.9  Med: 16.10 Max: 58
Current: 19.6
-11.9
58
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 19.20
SFTBF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 322 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. SFTBF: 19.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SFTBF' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 3.2  Med: 22.05 Max: 95.3
Current: 19.2
3.2
95.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 10.40
SFTBF's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. SFTBF: 10.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SFTBF' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -4.1  Med: 31.70 Max: 108.7
Current: 10.4
-4.1
108.7
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 10.71
SFTBF's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
78% of the 298 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.20 vs. SFTBF: 10.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SFTBF' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.78  Med: 13.14 Max: 26.17
Current: 10.71
9.78
26.17
Forward P/E 12.41
SFTBF's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
71% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.04 vs. SFTBF: 12.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 10.60
SFTBF's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
80% of the 298 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.90 vs. SFTBF: 10.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SFTBF' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 9.8  Med: 13.10 Max: 26.15
Current: 10.6
9.8
26.15
P/B 2.76
SFTBF's P/B is ranked lower than
58% of the 419 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. SFTBF: 2.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SFTBF' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.74  Med: 3.71 Max: 5.58
Current: 2.76
2.74
5.58
P/S 0.93
SFTBF's P/S is ranked higher than
67% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. SFTBF: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SFTBF' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.85  Med: 1.20 Max: 2.14
Current: 0.93
0.85
2.14
POCF 6.33
SFTBF's POCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.14 vs. SFTBF: 6.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SFTBF' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.15  Med: 7.17 Max: 13.03
Current: 6.33
4.15
13.03
EV-to-EBIT 9.50
SFTBF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
87% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.87 vs. SFTBF: 9.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SFTBF' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.4  Med: 15.90 Max: 19.3
Current: 9.5
7.4
19.3
PEG 0.52
SFTBF's PEG is ranked higher than
91% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. SFTBF: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
SFTBF' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.47 Max: 1.01
Current: 0.52
0.26
1.01
Shiller P/E 15.81
SFTBF's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
57% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.82 vs. SFTBF: 15.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SFTBF' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 15.7  Med: 26.39 Max: 38.09
Current: 15.81
15.7
38.09
Current Ratio 1.28
SFTBF's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. SFTBF: 1.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SFTBF' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.88  Med: 1.13 Max: 1.62
Current: 1.28
0.88
1.62
Quick Ratio 1.20
SFTBF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. SFTBF: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SFTBF' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.8  Med: 1.08 Max: 1.55
Current: 1.2
0.8
1.55
Days Inventory 23.11
SFTBF's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
64% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.66 vs. SFTBF: 23.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SFTBF' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 5.09  Med: 24.94 Max: 39.39
Current: 23.11
5.09
39.39

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 0.61
SFTBF's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
97% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.45 vs. SFTBF: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
SFTBF' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 1.07 Max: 3.11
Current: 0.61
0.21
3.11
Dividend Payout 0.07
SFTBF's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
97% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.66 vs. SFTBF: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
SFTBF' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.19 Max: 0.34
Current: 0.07
0.03
0.34
Dividend growth (3y) -37.60
SFTBF's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
363% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. SFTBF: -37.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
SFTBF' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: -37.6
Current: -37.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.61
SFTBF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
76% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.33 vs. SFTBF: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
SFTBF' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 1.07 Max: 3.11
Current: 0.61
0.21
3.11
Share Buyback Rate -2.70
SFTBF's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
62% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. SFTBF: -2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
SFTBF' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2  Med: -1.10 Max: -4
Current: -2.7

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Projected FCF 1.90
SFTBF's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
64% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. SFTBF: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SFTBF' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 1.53  Med: 1.94 Max: 2.86
Current: 1.9
1.53
2.86
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.36
SFTBF's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
54% of the 35 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. SFTBF: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
SFTBF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
66% of the 360 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. SFTBF: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SFTBF' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 1.08  Med: 1.09 Max: 1.1
Current: 0.9
1.08
1.1
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.49
SFTBF's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. SFTBF: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
SFTBF' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.59 Max: 0.76
Current: 0.49
0.5
0.76
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 10.49
SFTBF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. SFTBF: 10.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SFTBF' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.2  Med: 6.30 Max: 13.5
Current: 10.49
5.2
13.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 24.17
SFTBF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.72 vs. SFTBF: 24.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SFTBF' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 11.8  Med: 31.10 Max: 56.2
Current: 24.17
11.8
56.2

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
Compare:TSE:9433, CHU, VOD, TSE:9427, T » details
Traded in other countries:9984.Japan, SFT.Germany, SOFB.Switzerland, SFTU.Germany, 0R15.UK,
SoftBank Group Corp is a holding company was incorporated in Japan on September 3, 1981 as Softbank Corp. The Company changed its name from Softbank Corp to SoftBank Group Corp on July 1, 2015. The Company along with its subsidiaries provides mobile telecommunication service, sale of mobile handsets and accessories, fixed-line telecommunication services, Internet-based advertising and data and broadband services. The Company operates in segments including Mobile Communications segment, the Sprint segment, the Fixed-line Telecommunications segment and the Internet segment. The Mobile Communications segment through SoftBank Mobile Corp., mobile communication services, and sale of mobile handsets and accessories. The Sprint segment provides mobile communication services, sale of mobile handsets and accessories accompanying the mobile communication services, and the fixed-line telecommunication services in the U.S. The Fixed-line Telecommunications segment provides telecommunication services such as data communication and fixed-line telephone service for corporate customers and provides broadband service for individual customers. The Internet segment through Yahoo Japan Corporation, engages in Internet-based advertising operations. It is subject to various laws and regulations pertaining to general corporate business activities, as well as laws and regulations governing specific business operations, such as the Telecommunications Business Act and Radio Act in the telecommunications business.
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