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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 0.24
SFTBF's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
63% of the 485 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. SFTBF: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SFTBF' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.39 Max: N/A
Current: 0.24
Equity to Asset 0.14
SFTBF's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
87% of the 474 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. SFTBF: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SFTBF' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.14 Max: 0.23
Current: 0.14
0.09
0.23
Interest Coverage 2.58
SFTBF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
74% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.71 vs. SFTBF: 2.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SFTBF' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.31  Med: 3.71 Max: 20.28
Current: 2.58
2.31
20.28
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 1.11
M-Score: -2.49
WACC vs ROIC
5.66%
5.21%
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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history
Operating margin (%) 12.17
SFTBF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 481 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.98 vs. SFTBF: 12.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SFTBF' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.62  Med: 14.86 Max: 22.05
Current: 12.17
5.62
22.05
Net-margin (%) 7.09
SFTBF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 483 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.89 vs. SFTBF: 7.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SFTBF' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.13  Med: 6.55 Max: 11.79
Current: 7.09
1.13
11.79
ROE (%) 17.76
SFTBF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.88 vs. SFTBF: 17.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SFTBF' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.9  Med: 27.67 Max: 41.49
Current: 17.76
10.9
41.49
ROA (%) 3.09
SFTBF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 vs. SFTBF: 3.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SFTBF' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 3.67 Max: 7.62
Current: 3.09
0.94
7.62
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 34.10
SFTBF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 484 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.61 vs. SFTBF: 34.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SFTBF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.19  Med: 40.33 Max: 55.77
Current: 34.1
16.19
55.77
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 35.70
SFTBF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 418 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. SFTBF: 35.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SFTBF' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.2  Med: 8.65 Max: 66.8
Current: 35.7
-9.2
66.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 35.20
SFTBF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 358 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. SFTBF: 35.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SFTBF' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 20.65 Max: 92.2
Current: 35.2
1.3
92.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 25.30
SFTBF's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. SFTBF: 25.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SFTBF' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.4  Med: 30.70 Max: 92.7
Current: 25.3
-13.4
92.7
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 14.22
SFTBF's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
67% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.88 vs. SFTBF: 14.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SFTBF' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.86  Med: 14.37 Max: 82.76
Current: 14.22
6.86
82.76
Forward P/E 13.28
SFTBF's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.39 vs. SFTBF: 13.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 13.94
SFTBF's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
68% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.87 vs. SFTBF: 13.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SFTBF' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.86  Med: 14.33 Max: 82.79
Current: 13.94
6.86
82.79
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 8.53
SFTBF's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
77% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.69 vs. SFTBF: 8.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
SFTBF' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.49  Med: 7.87 Max: 42.62
Current: 8.53
4.49
42.62
P/B 2.44
SFTBF's P/B is ranked lower than
54% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. SFTBF: 2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SFTBF' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.69  Med: 3.74 Max: 6.26
Current: 2.44
1.69
6.26
P/S 0.77
SFTBF's P/S is ranked higher than
71% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. SFTBF: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SFTBF' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.02 Max: 2.71
Current: 0.77
0.54
2.71
POCF 7.74
SFTBF's POCF is ranked lower than
53% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.32 vs. SFTBF: 7.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SFTBF' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.85  Med: 7.17 Max: 3670.21
Current: 7.74
2.85
3670.21
EV-to-EBIT 11.22
SFTBF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
66% of the 357 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.07 vs. SFTBF: 11.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SFTBF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.4  Med: 10.70 Max: 34.3
Current: 11.22
5.4
34.3
EV-to-EBITDA 6.01
SFTBF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
70% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.36 vs. SFTBF: 6.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SFTBF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.8  Med: 6.50 Max: 21.3
Current: 6.01
3.8
21.3
PEG 0.47
SFTBF's PEG is ranked higher than
90% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. SFTBF: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
SFTBF' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.52 Max: 3.2
Current: 0.47
0.31
3.2
Shiller P/E 29.76
SFTBF's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
73% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.52 vs. SFTBF: 29.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SFTBF' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.53  Med: 29.66 Max: 33.94
Current: 29.76
20.53
33.94
Current Ratio 1.31
SFTBF's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. SFTBF: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SFTBF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.92  Med: 1.19 Max: 1.31
Current: 1.31
0.92
1.31
Quick Ratio 1.24
SFTBF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. SFTBF: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SFTBF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 1.12 Max: 1.26
Current: 1.24
0.9
1.26
Days Inventory 23.37
SFTBF's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
63% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.01 vs. SFTBF: 23.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SFTBF' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.09  Med: 12.08 Max: 24.66
Current: 23.37
5.09
24.66

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 0.64
SFTBF's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
93% of the 609 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.69 vs. SFTBF: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
SFTBF' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.51 Max: 2.51
Current: 0.64
0.1
2.51
Dividend Payout 0.09
SFTBF's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
97% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.71 vs. SFTBF: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
SFTBF' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.20 Max: 2.92
Current: 0.09
0.03
2.92
Forward Dividend Yield 0.65
SFTBF's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
94% of the 553 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. SFTBF: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 6.90
SFTBF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
79% of the 713 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.36 vs. SFTBF: 6.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
SFTBF' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.08  Med: 5.50 Max: 27.07
Current: 6.9
1.08
27.07
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.70
SFTBF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. SFTBF: -2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SFTBF' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4  Med: -1.20 Max: 2
Current: -2.7
-4
2

Valuation & Return

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Price/Projected FCF 3.99
SFTBF's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
83% of the 222 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. SFTBF: 3.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SFTBF' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 2.06 Max: 4.06
Current: 3.99
0.68
4.06
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.30
SFTBF's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
57% of the 40 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. SFTBF: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.76
SFTBF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
72% of the 420 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. SFTBF: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SFTBF' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 1.02 Max: 2.09
Current: 0.76
0.7
2.09
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.56
SFTBF's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 88 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. SFTBF: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
SFTBF' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.56 Max: 1.35
Current: 0.56
0.3
1.35
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 8.98
SFTBF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 482 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. SFTBF: 8.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SFTBF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.9  Med: 9.30 Max: 18.6
Current: 8.98
2.9
18.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 29.70
SFTBF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.84 vs. SFTBF: 29.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SFTBF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 28.50 Max: 43.1
Current: 29.7
1.4
43.1

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $82034
EPS $ 3.80
Beta1.70
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $37.66 - 63.10
Shares Outstanding(Mil)1189.20

Analyst Estimate

Mar16 Mar17
Revenue(Mil) 80,314 80,718
EPS($) 2.64 3.88
EPS without NRI($) 2.64 3.88

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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Traded in other countries:SFT.Germany, 9984.Japan, SOFB.Switzerland, 0R15.UK,
SoftBank Group Corp was incorporated in Japan on September 3, 1981. 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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