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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.05
SJR's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
89% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. SJR: 0.05 )
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: 0.19
Current: 0.05
-0.01
0.19
Equity-to-Asset 0.37
SJR's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
55% of the 457 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 3.72
SJR's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
65% of the 381 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.66 vs. SJR: 3.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SJR' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.13  Med: 3.99 Max: 5.35
Current: 3.72
3.13
5.35
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 1.60
Beneish M-Score: -2.92
WACC vs ROIC
4.52%
7.33%
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 22.18
SJR's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
88% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 7.39 vs. SJR: 22.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
SJR' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.18  Med: 27.55 Max: 29.69
Current: 22.18
22.18
29.69
Net Margin % 21.91
SJR's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
92% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.35 vs. SJR: 21.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
SJR' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.51  Med: 15.2 Max: 24.98
Current: 21.91
9.51
24.98
ROE % 18.56
SJR's ROE % is ranked higher than
80% of the 445 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 5.91 vs. SJR: 18.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
SJR' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.6  Med: 20.29 Max: 31.61
Current: 18.56
14.6
31.61
ROA % 7.35
SJR's ROA % is ranked higher than
78% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. SJR: 7.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
SJR' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.97  Med: 5.99 Max: 8.14
Current: 7.35
3.97
8.14
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 18.05
SJR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
56% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 14.10 vs. SJR: 18.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
SJR' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.05  Med: 36.14 Max: 41.7
Current: 18.05
18.05
41.7
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -3.90
SJR's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
69% of the 396 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. SJR: -3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
SJR' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.6  Med: 11.8 Max: 25.8
Current: -3.9
-5.6
25.8
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -7.50
SJR's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
73% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. SJR: -7.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
SJR' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.2  Med: 8.3 Max: 60
Current: -7.5
-23.2
60
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -17.40
SJR's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
70% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. SJR: -17.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
SJR' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42  Med: 8.8 Max: 203.1
Current: -17.4
-42
203.1
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Guru Trades

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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Q2 2016

SJR Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Joel Greenblatt 282,656 sh (+782.45%)
Jim Simons 1,206,500 sh (+23.09%)
David Dreman 1,960 sh (-47.61%)
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Q3 2016

SJR Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 1,213,600 sh (+0.59%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
David Dreman 1,873 sh (-4.44%)
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Q4 2016

SJR Guru Trades in Q4 2016

David Dreman Sold Out
Jim Simons 964,300 sh (-20.54%)
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Preferred stocks of Shaw Communications Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
SJR.PR.A.Canada16.885.40Cum Red Pfd Shs -2- Series -A-
SJR.PR.B.Canada16.451.92B

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Pay TV    NAICS: 515210    SIC: 4814
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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
PE Ratio 14.42
SJR's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. SJR: 14.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
SJR' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.42  Med: 17.06 Max: 33.24
Current: 14.42
10.42
33.24
Forward PE Ratio 21.46
SJR's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 15.46 vs. SJR: 21.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 39.42
SJR's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
72% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 20.28 vs. SJR: 39.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
SJR' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.2  Med: 18.07 Max: 40
Current: 39.42
12.2
40
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 13.77
SJR's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
62% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 17.08 vs. SJR: 13.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
SJR' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.07  Med: 16.05 Max: 240
Current: 13.77
9.07
240
PB Ratio 2.75
SJR's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.28 vs. SJR: 2.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
SJR' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.23  Med: 3.28 Max: 7.38
Current: 2.75
2.23
7.38
PS Ratio 3.09
SJR's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. SJR: 3.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
SJR' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.86  Med: 2.81 Max: 5.48
Current: 3.09
1.86
5.48
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 33.76
SJR's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
76% of the 251 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 16.06 vs. SJR: 33.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
SJR' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.24  Med: 27.1 Max: 80.09
Current: 33.76
14.24
80.09
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 9.53
SJR's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
69% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.39 vs. SJR: 9.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
SJR' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.04  Med: 8.56 Max: 15.39
Current: 9.53
6.04
15.39
EV-to-EBIT 24.78
SJR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
67% of the 394 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 15.57 vs. SJR: 24.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SJR' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.7  Med: 14.2 Max: 25.01
Current: 24.78
10.7
25.01
EV-to-EBITDA 11.47
SJR's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
64% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 8.64 vs. SJR: 11.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SJR' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.4  Med: 9 Max: 14.7
Current: 11.47
6.4
14.7
Shiller PE Ratio 19.84
SJR's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 16.72 vs. SJR: 19.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
SJR' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.45  Med: 26.9 Max: 226.67
Current: 19.84
17.45
226.67
Current Ratio 0.43
SJR's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
91% of the 441 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. SJR: 0.43 )
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: 0.43
0.17
1.88
Quick Ratio 0.40
SJR's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
91% of the 441 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. SJR: 0.40 )
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: 0.4
0.16
1.85
Days Inventory 11.81
SJR's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
64% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 17.36 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: 12.86 Max: 19.27
Current: 11.81
9.89
19.27
Days Sales Outstanding 18.71
SJR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
85% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 46.91 vs. SJR: 18.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SJR' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.71  Med: 26.11 Max: 38.08
Current: 18.71
18.71
38.08
Days Payable 19.09
SJR's Days Payable is ranked lower than
84% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 64.92 vs. SJR: 19.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SJR' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.68  Med: 13.43 Max: 104.98
Current: 19.09
7.68
104.98

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 4.25
SJR's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
53% of the 738 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.14 vs. SJR: 4.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
SJR' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 3.76 Max: 4.56
Current: 4.25
1.2
4.56
Dividend Payout Ratio 1.45
SJR's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. SJR: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
SJR' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.65 Max: 1.45
Current: 1.45
0.46
1.45
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 5.80
SJR's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
54% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. SJR: 5.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
SJR' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 11 Max: 119.4
Current: 5.8
0
119.4
Forward Dividend Yield % 4.18
SJR's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
51% of the 718 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.07 vs. SJR: 4.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 5.06
SJR's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
54% of the 793 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.43 vs. SJR: 5.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
SJR' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.45  Med: 4.55 Max: 5.52
Current: 5.06
1.45
5.52
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -4.20
SJR's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. SJR: -4.20 )
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: -0.5 Max: 2.5
Current: -4.2
-13.7
2.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.75
SJR's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
59% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. SJR: 1.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
SJR' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 1.4 Max: 28.26
Current: 1.75
1.04
28.26
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.10
SJR's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
54% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. SJR: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
SJR' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.04 Max: 4.01
Current: 1.1
0.52
4.01
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 4.04
SJR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
52% of the 501 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. SJR: 4.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
SJR' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4  Med: 7.05 Max: 9.3
Current: 4.04
4
9.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -1.50
SJR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
74% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 8.46 vs. SJR: -1.50 )
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: -1.5  Med: 13.3 Max: 31.6
Current: -1.5
-1.5
31.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3,807
EPS (TTM) $ 1.71
Beta1.19
Short Percentage of Float1.05%
52-Week Range $16.51 - 21.84
Shares Outstanding (Mil)488.26

Analyst Estimate

Aug17 Aug18 Aug19
Revenue (Mil $) 4,051 4,203 4,349
EPS ($) 1.00 1.05 1.17
EPS without NRI ($) 1.00 1.05 1.17
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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