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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.02
SJR's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
59% of the 1051 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. SJR: 0.02 )
SJR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: -0.01   Max: N/A
Current: 0.02

-0.01
N/A
Equity to Asset 0.35
SJR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
75% of the 1001 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. SJR: 0.35 )
SJR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 0.48
Current: 0.35

0.21
0.48
Interest Coverage 5.31
SJR's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
74% of the 632 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.28 vs. SJR: 5.31 )
SJR' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 5.31
Current: 5.31

0.23
5.31
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 1.73
M-Score: -2.66
WACC vs ROIC
4.55%
11.01%
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 (%) 25.83
SJR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1059 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 11.80 vs. SJR: 25.83 )
SJR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -0.51   Max: 29.69
Current: 25.83

-0.51
29.69
Net-margin (%) 14.78
SJR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1059 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 5.81 vs. SJR: 14.78 )
SJR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -15.6   Max: 21.63
Current: 14.78

-15.6
21.63
ROE (%) 16.60
SJR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1009 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 10.77 vs. SJR: 16.60 )
SJR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -9.37   Max: 31.61
Current: 16.6

-9.37
31.61
ROA (%) 5.81
SJR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1066 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. SJR: 5.81 )
SJR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -3.29   Max: 8.13
Current: 5.81

-3.29
8.13
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 36.72
SJR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1063 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 19.77 vs. SJR: 36.72 )
SJR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -0.38   Max: 42.42
Current: 36.72

-0.38
42.42
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.70
SJR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. SJR: 1.70 )
SJR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -29.7   Max: 73.7
Current: 1.7

-29.7
73.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 4.60
SJR's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 854 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: -0.10 vs. SJR: 4.60 )
SJR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -31.6   Max: 59.8
Current: 4.6

-31.6
59.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 15.00
SJR's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. SJR: 15.00 )
SJR' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -42.9   Max: 65.8
Current: 15

-42.9
65.8
» SJR's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

SJR Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 370,700 sh (+815.31%)
Joel Greenblatt 73,496 sh (+236.38%)
David Dreman 5,720 sh (+108.99%)
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Q3 2014

SJR Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Joel Greenblatt 161,818 sh (+120.17%)
David Dreman 5,908 sh (+3.29%)
Jim Simons 352,100 sh (-5.02%)
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Q4 2014

SJR Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 997,900 sh (+183.41%)
David Dreman 6,471 sh (+9.53%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
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Q1 2015

SJR Guru Trades in Q1 2015

David Dreman 190,334 sh (+2841.34%)
Jim Simons 994,400 sh (-0.35%)
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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
SJR.PR.A.Canada18.016.25

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 19.10
SJR's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 31.40 vs. SJR: 19.10 )
SJR' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 12.25   Max: 110.66
Current: 19.1

12.25
110.66
Forward P/E 17.48
SJR's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
87% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 33.22 vs. SJR: 17.48 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 18.90
SJR's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 32.40 vs. SJR: 18.90 )
SJR' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 12.14   Max: 112.5
Current: 18.9

12.14
112.5
P/B 2.99
SJR's P/B is ranked higher than
77% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. SJR: 2.99 )
SJR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.11   Max: 7.33
Current: 2.99

2.11
7.33
P/S 2.80
SJR's P/S is ranked higher than
63% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. SJR: 2.80 )
SJR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.86   Max: 5.48
Current: 2.8

1.86
5.48
PFCF 28.88
SJR's PFCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 67.70 vs. SJR: 28.88 )
SJR' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 14.27   Max: 79.84
Current: 28.88

14.27
79.84
POCF 9.43
SJR's POCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 10.19 vs. SJR: 9.43 )
SJR' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 6.03   Max: 15.45
Current: 9.43

6.03
15.45
EV-to-EBIT 15.98
SJR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
86% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 19.71 vs. SJR: 15.98 )
SJR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 10.6   Max: 26.1
Current: 15.98

10.6
26.1
PEG 2.03
SJR's PEG is ranked higher than
94% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SJR: 2.03 )
SJR' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 3.52
Current: 2.03

0.58
3.52
Shiller P/E 21.13
SJR's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 71.39 vs. SJR: 21.13 )
SJR' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 1.35   Max: 500
Current: 21.13

1.35
500
Current Ratio 0.51
SJR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 1029 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. SJR: 0.51 )
SJR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 1.44
Current: 0.51

0.17
1.44
Quick Ratio 0.46
SJR's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 1029 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. SJR: 0.46 )
SJR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 1.37
Current: 0.46

0.16
1.37
Days Inventory 18.67
SJR's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
84% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 24.81 vs. SJR: 18.67 )
SJR' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 9.89   Max: 36.55
Current: 18.67

9.89
36.55
Days Sales Outstanding 35.74
SJR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
89% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 62.98 vs. SJR: 35.74 )
SJR' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 18.94   Max: 44.57
Current: 35.74

18.94
44.57

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 4.33
SJR's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
63% of the 753 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. SJR: 4.33 )
SJR' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 4.56
Current: 4.33

0.74
4.56
Dividend Payout 0.65
SJR's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
86% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. SJR: 0.65 )
SJR' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 7.3
Current: 0.65

0.14
7.3
Dividend growth (3y) 2.90
SJR's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
85% of the 596 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. SJR: 2.90 )
SJR' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 122.1
Current: 2.9

0
122.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.36
SJR's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
70% of the 759 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. SJR: 5.36 )
SJR' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.92   Max: 5.68
Current: 5.36

0.92
5.68
Share Buyback Rate -1.70
SJR's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
78% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. SJR: -1.70 )
SJR' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 21   Max: -49.2
Current: -1.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.60
SJR's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. SJR: 1.60 )
SJR' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 31.71
Current: 1.6

0.09
31.71
Price/Median PS Value 1.03
SJR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. SJR: 1.03 )
SJR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 2.51
Current: 1.03

0.01
2.51
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.33
SJR's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SJR: 2.33 )
SJR' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 4.6
Current: 2.33

0.62
4.6
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.30
SJR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1055 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. SJR: 6.30 )
SJR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.8   Max: 9.5
Current: 6.3

3.8
9.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 11.12
SJR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
86% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 8.22 vs. SJR: 11.12 )
SJR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -39.1   Max: 29.8
Current: 11.12

-39.1
29.8

Analyst Estimate

Aug15 Aug16 Aug17 Aug18
EPS($) 1.27 1.33 1.44 1.49
EPS without NRI($) 1.27 1.33 1.44 1.49

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Pay TV
Compare:CMCSA, TWC, NPSNY, BSYBY, DISH » details
Traded in other countries:SJR.A.Canada, SJR.B.Canada, SJR.PR.A.Canada, SWC.Germany,
Shaw Communications Inc was incorporated in the Province of Alberta, on December 9, 1996. It is a diversified communications and media company whose business is providing consumers with broadband cable television, Internet, Home Phone, telecommunications services (through Shaw Business), satellite direct-to-home services (through Shaw Direct) and engaging programming content (through Shaw Media). It also provides conventional television network in Canada, Global Television, and numerous specialty networks. It provides customers with entertainment, information and communications services, utilizing a variety of distribution technologies. The Company business segments include Cable, Satellite and Media. The Cable comprised of cable television, Internet, Digital Phone and Shaw Business operations; Satellite comprised of direct-to-home (DTH) and Satellite Services; and Media comprised of television broadcasting.
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