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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

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industry
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Cash to Debt 0.27
SFTBF's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
70% of the 824 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. SFTBF: 0.27 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.17   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.27

Equity to Asset 0.17
SFTBF's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
62% of the 820 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. SFTBF: 0.17 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 0.31
Current: 0.17

0.09
0.31
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.11
M-Score: -1.37
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

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Revenue Growth (%) 26.30
SFTBF's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. SFTBF: 26.30 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -9.1   Max: 62.2
Current: 26.3

-9.1
62.2
EBITDA Growth (%) 29.90
SFTBF's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 638 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. SFTBF: 29.90 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 1.7   Max: 92.2
Current: 29.9

1.7
92.2
EPS Growth (%) 36.10
SFTBF's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 616 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. SFTBF: 36.10 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -9.7   Max: 97.1
Current: 36.1

-9.7
97.1
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 16.50
SFTBF's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
86% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.80 vs. SFTBF: 16.50 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.64   Max: 88
Current: 16.5

7.64
88
P/B 3.10
SFTBF's P/B is ranked higher than
76% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. SFTBF: 3.10 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.74   Max: 5.26
Current: 3.1

1.74
5.26
P/S 1.34
SFTBF's P/S is ranked higher than
82% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. SFTBF: 1.34 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 2.71
Current: 1.34

0.7
2.71
EV-to-EBIT 9.21
SFTBF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
93% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.32 vs. SFTBF: 9.21 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.7   Max: 24.2
Current: 9.21

5.7
24.2
PEG 0.70
SFTBF's PEG is ranked higher than
96% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 42.40 vs. SFTBF: 0.70 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 3.64
Current: 0.7

0.1
3.64
Shiller P/E 30.90
SFTBF's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 65.20 vs. SFTBF: 30.90 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 13.12   Max: 122.73
Current: 30.9

13.12
122.73
Current Ratio 1.16
SFTBF's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 821 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. SFTBF: 1.16 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.92   Max: 1.29
Current: 1.16

0.92
1.29
Quick Ratio 1.10
SFTBF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 821 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. SFTBF: 1.10 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 1.26
Current: 1.1

0.9
1.26

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 0.45
SFTBF's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
81% of the 607 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.31 vs. SFTBF: 0.45 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 2.25
Current: 0.45

0.13
2.25
Dividend Payout 0.08
SFTBF's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
95% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SFTBF: 0.08 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: -3.27   Max: 0.62
Current: 0.08

-3.27
0.62
Dividend growth (3y) 96.00
SFTBF's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
99% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. SFTBF: 96.00 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 143.3
Current: 96

0
143.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 8.53
SFTBF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
98% of the 603 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.56 vs. SFTBF: 8.53 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.77   Max: 47.97
Current: 8.53

2.77
47.97
Share Buyback Rate -3.30
SFTBF's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
73% of the 622 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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Price/DCF (Projected) 1.90
SFTBF's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
85% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.61 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 1.30
SFTBF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
74% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. SFTBF: 1.30 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 7.77
Current: 1.3

0.37
7.77
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.00
SFTBF's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SFTBF: 1.00 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 1.35
Current: 1

0.3
1.35
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 11.30
SFTBF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
89% of the 759 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. SFTBF: 11.30 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.1   Max: 17.5
Current: 11.3

4.1
17.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 20.21
SFTBF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
92% of the 682 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.82 vs. SFTBF: 20.21 )
SFTBF' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 16.4   Max: 69.5
Current: 20.21

16.4
69.5

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 serves the computer industry by providing information infrastructure and distribution services. It also invests in and maintains a portfolio of Internet-related ventures. The firm holds stakes in more than 400 Internet companies. In the United States, Softbank is a shareholder in Internet companies including Yahoo!, E*Trade, and ZDNet.
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