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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 0.25
SFTBF's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
73% of the 1030 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.29 vs. SFTBF: 0.25 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.17   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.25

Equity to Asset 0.14
SFTBF's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
66% of the 984 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. SFTBF: 0.14 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 0.23
Current: 0.14

0.09
0.23
Interest Coverage 4.00
SFTBF's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
72% of the 629 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. SFTBF: 4.00 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 12.24
Current: 4

0.33
12.24
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.16
M-Score: -2.17
WACC vs ROIC
6.45%
4.77%
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 10.93
SFTBF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1034 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.66 vs. SFTBF: 10.93 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -22.61   Max: 24.96
Current: 10.93

-22.61
24.96
Net-margin (%) 8.06
SFTBF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1038 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.91 vs. SFTBF: 8.06 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -24.57   Max: 13.67
Current: 8.06

-24.57
13.67
ROE (%) 30.53
SFTBF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 993 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.06 vs. SFTBF: 30.53 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -43.23   Max: 48.48
Current: 30.53

-43.23
48.48
ROA (%) 3.89
SFTBF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1044 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.07 vs. SFTBF: 3.89 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -9.48   Max: 7.9
Current: 3.89

-9.48
7.9
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 24.81
SFTBF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.41 vs. SFTBF: 24.81 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -80.75   Max: 74.71
Current: 24.81

-80.75
74.71
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 26.30
SFTBF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. SFTBF: 26.30 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -9.1   Max: 62.2
Current: 26.3

-9.1
62.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 29.90
SFTBF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 823 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. SFTBF: 29.90 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 1.7   Max: 92.2
Current: 29.9

1.7
92.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 36.10
SFTBF's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 735 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. SFTBF: 36.10 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -9.7   Max: 97.1
Current: 36.1

-9.7
97.1
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 14.60
SFTBF's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 27.10 vs. SFTBF: 14.60 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.64   Max: 88
Current: 14.6

7.64
88
Forward P/E 13.19
SFTBF's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
97% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 38.91 vs. SFTBF: 13.19 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 14.80
SFTBF's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 30.30 vs. SFTBF: 14.80 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.55   Max: 93.97
Current: 14.8

7.55
93.97
P/B 3.20
SFTBF's P/B is ranked higher than
78% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. SFTBF: 3.20 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.5   Max: 6.26
Current: 3.2

2.5
6.26
P/S 1.10
SFTBF's P/S is ranked higher than
79% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. SFTBF: 1.10 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 2.71
Current: 1.1

0.7
2.71
POCF 7.87
SFTBF's POCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.63 vs. SFTBF: 7.87 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.63   Max: 13.87
Current: 7.87

2.63
13.87
EV-to-EBIT 10.72
SFTBF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
92% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.12 vs. SFTBF: 10.72 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.7   Max: 24.2
Current: 10.72

5.7
24.2
PEG 0.55
SFTBF's PEG is ranked higher than
98% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SFTBF: 0.55 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 3.64
Current: 0.55

0.33
3.64
Shiller P/E 26.10
SFTBF's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 75.93 vs. SFTBF: 26.10 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 13.09   Max: 122.73
Current: 26.1

13.09
122.73
Current Ratio 1.18
SFTBF's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 1014 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. SFTBF: 1.18 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.92   Max: 1.29
Current: 1.18

0.92
1.29
Quick Ratio 1.09
SFTBF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 1014 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. SFTBF: 1.09 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 1.26
Current: 1.09

0.9
1.26
Days Inventory 21.52
SFTBF's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
82% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 25.06 vs. SFTBF: 21.52 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 5.09   Max: 41.19
Current: 21.52

5.09
41.19

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.50
SFTBF's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
88% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.47 vs. SFTBF: 0.50 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 2.51
Current: 0.5

0.1
2.51
Dividend Payout 0.08
SFTBF's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
100% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. SFTBF: 0.08 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.69
Current: 0.08

0.05
0.69
Dividend growth (3y) 107.10
SFTBF's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
99% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. SFTBF: 107.10 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 152
Current: 107.1

0
152
Yield on cost (5-Year) 12.61
SFTBF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
90% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.01 vs. SFTBF: 12.61 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.52   Max: 63.3
Current: 12.61

2.52
63.3
Share Buyback Rate -3.30
SFTBF's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
74% of the 741 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. SFTBF: -3.30 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2   Max: -4
Current: -3.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.90
SFTBF's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. SFTBF: 1.90 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 10.66
Current: 1.9

0.68
10.66
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
SFTBF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. SFTBF: 1.00 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 2.05
Current: 1

0.72
2.05
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.60
SFTBF's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SFTBF: 0.60 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 1.35
Current: 0.6

0.3
1.35
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.30
SFTBF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1028 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. SFTBF: 9.30 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.1   Max: 17.5
Current: 9.3

4.1
17.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 28.78
SFTBF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
94% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.83 vs. SFTBF: 28.78 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 46.3
Current: 28.78

1.4
46.3

Analyst Estimate

Mar16

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
Compare:TSE:9433, CHU, VOD, TSE:9427, T » details
Traded in other countries:9984.Japan, SFT.Germany, SFTU.Germany,
Softbank Corp. was founded on September 3, 1981. 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, among others. The business segments of the Company include the 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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