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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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.06
SJR's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
86% of the 485 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. SJR: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SJR' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.01  Med: 0.05 Max: N/A
Current: 0.06
-0.01
N/A
Equity to Asset 0.37
SJR's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
53% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. SJR: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SJR' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.32 Max: 0.48
Current: 0.37
0.21
0.48
Interest Coverage 4.87
SJR's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
57% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. SJR: 4.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SJR' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.28  Med: 4.02 Max: 5.31
Current: 4.87
2.28
5.31
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.98
M-Score: -3.32
WACC vs ROIC
3.04%
9.75%
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 26.65
SJR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 479 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 7.24 vs. SJR: 26.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SJR' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.57  Med: 27.39 Max: 29.66
Current: 26.65
23.57
29.66
Net-margin (%) 15.89
SJR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 481 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.66 vs. SJR: 15.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SJR' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.57  Med: 15.09 Max: 21.63
Current: 15.89
9.57
21.63
ROE (%) 15.35
SJR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.58 vs. SJR: 15.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SJR' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.69  Med: 20.29 Max: 31.61
Current: 15.35
14.69
31.61
ROA (%) 5.79
SJR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. SJR: 5.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SJR' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.99  Med: 5.97 Max: 8.13
Current: 5.79
3.99
8.13
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 31.58
SJR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 12.73 vs. SJR: 31.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SJR' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.33  Med: 36.28 Max: 41.75
Current: 31.58
28.33
41.75
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.00
SJR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. SJR: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SJR' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.1  Med: 10.50 Max: 64.7
Current: 1
-22.1
64.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 1.40
SJR's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. SJR: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SJR' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.9  Med: 8.60 Max: 51.2
Current: 1.4
-21.9
51.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 3.60
SJR's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. SJR: 3.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SJR' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.5  Med: 9.75 Max: 96.8
Current: 3.6
-41.5
96.8
» SJR's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-07-15)


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

SJR Guru Trades in Q2 2015

David Dreman 170,269 sh (-10.54%)
Jim Simons 451,700 sh (-54.58%)
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Q3 2015

SJR Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Joel Greenblatt 66,071 sh (New)
Jim Simons 916,438 sh (+102.89%)
David Dreman 51,936 sh (-69.50%)
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Q4 2015

SJR Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 647,400 sh (-29.36%)
Joel Greenblatt 19,790 sh (-70.05%)
David Dreman 4,238 sh (-91.84%)
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Q1 2016

SJR Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Joel Greenblatt 32,031 sh (+61.85%)
Jim Simons 980,166 sh (+51.40%)
David Dreman 3,741 sh (-11.73%)
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Preferred stocks of Shaw Communications Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
SJR.PR.A.Canada12.838.77

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Pay TV
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Traded in other countries:SJR.A.Canada, SWC.Germany,
Shaw Communications Inc is a diversified communications & media company, providing consumers with broadband cable television, high-speed internet, home phone, telecommunications services, satellite direct-to-home services & engaging programming.

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.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 19.15
SJR's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
51% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 18.94 vs. SJR: 19.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SJR' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.25  Med: 17.72 Max: 61.02
Current: 19.15
12.25
61.02
Forward P/E 23.42
SJR's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
63% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 17.67 vs. SJR: 23.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 19.97
SJR's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
51% of the 325 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 19.03 vs. SJR: 19.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SJR' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.14  Med: 17.97 Max: 62
Current: 19.97
12.14
62
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 18.40
SJR's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
61% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 14.91 vs. SJR: 18.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
SJR' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.53  Med: 21.08 Max: 706.25
Current: 18.4
9.53
706.25
P/B 2.80
SJR's P/B is ranked lower than
64% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. SJR: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SJR' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.28  Med: 3.48 Max: 7.38
Current: 2.8
2.28
7.38
P/S 2.92
SJR's P/S is ranked lower than
79% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. SJR: 2.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SJR' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.86  Med: 2.73 Max: 5.48
Current: 2.92
1.86
5.48
PFCF 31.46
SJR's PFCF is ranked lower than
80% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 16.11 vs. SJR: 31.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
SJR' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.24  Med: 25.63 Max: 80.09
Current: 31.46
14.24
80.09
POCF 9.37
SJR's POCF is ranked lower than
66% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.51 vs. SJR: 9.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SJR' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.01  Med: 8.38 Max: 15.41
Current: 9.37
6.01
15.41
EV-to-EBIT 15.28
SJR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
51% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 15.44 vs. SJR: 15.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SJR' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.8  Med: 14.20 Max: 24.4
Current: 15.28
10.8
24.4
EV-to-EBITDA 9.28
SJR's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
57% of the 394 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 8.08 vs. SJR: 9.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SJR' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.4  Med: 8.80 Max: 14.7
Current: 9.28
6.4
14.7
PEG 2.74
SJR's PEG is ranked lower than
53% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.54 vs. SJR: 2.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
SJR' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 1.65 Max: 7.08
Current: 2.74
0.48
7.08
Shiller P/E 21.37
SJR's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
64% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 17.25 vs. SJR: 21.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SJR' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.05  Med: 23.43 Max: 55.81
Current: 21.37
3.05
55.81
Current Ratio 1.88
SJR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. SJR: 1.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SJR' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.53 Max: 1.88
Current: 1.88
0.17
1.88
Quick Ratio 1.85
SJR's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. SJR: 1.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SJR' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.46 Max: 1.85
Current: 1.85
0.16
1.85
Days Inventory 11.81
SJR's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
62% of the 360 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 16.56 vs. SJR: 11.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SJR' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.89  Med: 12.88 Max: 18.76
Current: 11.81
9.89
18.76
Days Sales Outstanding 16.57
SJR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
89% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 46.51 vs. SJR: 16.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SJR' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.28  Med: 25.96 Max: 34.33
Current: 16.57
19.28
34.33

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 4.71
SJR's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
65% of the 657 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.86 vs. SJR: 4.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
SJR' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.09  Med: 3.67 Max: 4.49
Current: 4.71
1.09
4.49
Dividend Payout 0.58
SJR's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
62% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. SJR: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
SJR' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.62 Max: 7.3
Current: 0.58
0.14
7.3
Dividend Growth (3y) 3.80
SJR's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
53% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. SJR: 3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
SJR' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 3.80 Max: 122.1
Current: 3.8
0
122.1
Forward Dividend Yield 4.83
SJR's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
59% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.18 vs. SJR: 4.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.62
SJR's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
65% of the 704 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.26 vs. SJR: 5.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
SJR' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.31  Med: 4.40 Max: 5.38
Current: 5.62
1.31
5.38
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.20
SJR's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 289 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. SJR: -2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SJR' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.7  Med: -0.50 Max: 2.5
Current: -2.2
-13.7
2.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 1.81
SJR's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
67% of the 229 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. SJR: 1.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SJR' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 1.38 Max: 27.08
Current: 1.81
1.04
27.08
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.87
SJR's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
64% of the 44 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. SJR: 1.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.08
SJR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
64% of the 432 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. SJR: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SJR' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.04 Max: 6.47
Current: 1.08
0.53
6.47
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.50
SJR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 479 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. SJR: 6.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SJR' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.1  Med: 7.00 Max: 9.2
Current: 6.5
4.1
9.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 6.05
SJR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 8.12 vs. SJR: 6.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SJR' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.1  Med: 14.40 Max: 32.6
Current: 6.05
6.1
32.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $4,090
EPS (TTM) $ 1.31
Beta1.07
Short Percentage of Float1.21%
52-Week Range $15.66 - 22.73
Shares Outstanding (Mil)478.27

Analyst Estimate

Aug16 Aug17 Aug18 Aug19
Revenue (Mil $) 3,648 3,876 4,035 4,190
EPS ($) 0.92 1.03 1.06 1.20
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.92 1.03 1.06 1.20
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
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