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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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Cash to Debt 0.01
STRZA's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
53% of the 546 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. STRZA: 0.01 )
STRZA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 2.02
Current: 0.01

0.01
2.02
Equity to Asset 0.03
STRZA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
51% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. STRZA: 0.03 )
STRZA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 0.63
Current: 0.03

0.03
0.63
Interest Coverage 9.71
STRZA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
70% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.19 vs. STRZA: 9.71 )
STRZA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9.45   Max: 84.72
Current: 9.71

9.45
84.72
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.56
M-Score: -2.31
WACC vs ROIC
8.57%
25.48%
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 : 6/10

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Operating margin (%) 27.15
STRZA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.81 vs. STRZA: 27.15 )
STRZA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -106.03   Max: 27.15
Current: 27.15

-106.03
27.15
Net-margin (%) 16.31
STRZA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. STRZA: 16.31 )
STRZA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -96.42   Max: 103.21
Current: 16.31

-96.42
103.21
ROE (%) 438.57
STRZA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 521 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.54 vs. STRZA: 438.57 )
STRZA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -8.99   Max: 491.49
Current: 438.57

-8.99
491.49
ROA (%) 17.93
STRZA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 553 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. STRZA: 17.93 )
STRZA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -3.4   Max: 17.95
Current: 17.93

-3.4
17.95
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 111.90
STRZA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 19.72 vs. STRZA: 111.90 )
STRZA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -307.08   Max: 181.39
Current: 111.9

-307.08
181.39
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -6.60
STRZA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. STRZA: -6.60 )
STRZA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -19.5   Max: 50
Current: -6.6

-19.5
50
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 14.10
STRZA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. STRZA: 14.10 )
STRZA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -38.7   Max: 119.6
Current: 14.1

-38.7
119.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 6.40
STRZA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 364 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. STRZA: 6.40 )
STRZA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -45.3   Max: 76.1
Current: 6.4

-45.3
76.1
» STRZA's 10-Y Financials

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

STRZA Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 461,508 sh (+74.95%)
John Keeley 1,654,370 sh (+2.14%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 73,355 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 12,000 sh (unchged)
Third Avenue Management 355,012 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Ron Baron Sold Out
Murray Stahl 8,081,740 sh (-0.64%)
Joel Greenblatt 465,843 sh (-4.62%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 7,831,172 sh (-6.44%)
Mario Gabelli 709,767 sh (-6.98%)
Warren Buffett 1,919,541 sh (-57.74%)
Steven Cohen 23,233 sh (-98.58%)
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Q2 2014

STRZA Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 15,200 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 929,328 sh (+99.49%)
Jim Simons 869,200 sh (+88.34%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 7,898,377 sh (+0.86%)
Steven Cohen 379,300 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 73,355 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 12,000 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett Sold Out
Murray Stahl 7,815,523 sh (-3.29%)
Mario Gabelli 672,349 sh (-5.27%)
John Keeley 1,532,590 sh (-7.36%)
Third Avenue Management 291,574 sh (-17.87%)
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Q3 2014

STRZA Guru Trades in Q3 2014

John Burbank 94,474 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 8,036,277 sh (+1.75%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 73,355 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 12,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Third Avenue Management Sold Out
Murray Stahl 7,780,568 sh (-0.45%)
John Keeley 1,372,900 sh (-10.42%)
Mario Gabelli 542,749 sh (-19.28%)
Jim Simons 282,300 sh (-67.52%)
Joel Greenblatt 133,331 sh (-85.65%)
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Q4 2014

STRZA Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 31,040 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 313,100 sh (New)
John Burbank 170,000 sh (+79.94%)
Joel Greenblatt 141,734 sh (+6.30%)
Murray Stahl 7,596,006 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 73,355 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 12,000 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 7,596,006 sh (-2.37%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 7,648,642 sh (-4.82%)
John Keeley 1,305,030 sh (-4.94%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 7,618,402 sh (-5.20%)
Mario Gabelli 456,282 sh (-15.93%)
Jim Simons 107,100 sh (-62.06%)
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 14.00
STRZA's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
92% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 48.00 vs. STRZA: 14.00 )
STRZA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 33.63
Current: 14

0.18
33.63
Forward P/E 12.53
STRZA's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
91% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 31.65 vs. STRZA: 12.53 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 14.10
STRZA's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
92% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 47.90 vs. STRZA: 14.10 )
STRZA' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 33.63
Current: 14.1

0.2
33.63
P/B 73.40
STRZA's P/B is ranked lower than
54% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.11 vs. STRZA: 73.40 )
STRZA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 74.9
Current: 73.4

0.02
74.9
P/S 2.30
STRZA's P/S is ranked higher than
63% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. STRZA: 2.30 )
STRZA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 2.3
Current: 2.3

0.04
2.3
PFCF 18.90
STRZA's PFCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 47.37 vs. STRZA: 18.90 )
STRZA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 19.2
Current: 18.9

0.5
19.2
POCF 18.36
STRZA's POCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.45 vs. STRZA: 18.36 )
STRZA' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 53.81
Current: 18.36

0.5
53.81
EV-to-EBIT 10.29
STRZA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
91% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 25.48 vs. STRZA: 10.29 )
STRZA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -352.4   Max: 28.6
Current: 10.29

-352.4
28.6
PEG 0.27
STRZA's PEG is ranked higher than
100% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. STRZA: 0.27 )
STRZA' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.2
Current: 0.27

0
0.2
Shiller P/E 17.20
STRZA's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
92% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 204.69 vs. STRZA: 17.20 )
STRZA' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 3.31   Max: 56.11
Current: 17.2

3.31
56.11
Current Ratio 1.82
STRZA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. STRZA: 1.82 )
STRZA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 4.47
Current: 1.82

0.76
4.47
Quick Ratio 1.82
STRZA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. STRZA: 1.82 )
STRZA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 4.47
Current: 1.82

0.76
4.47
Days Sales Outstanding 54.64
STRZA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
83% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 82.84 vs. STRZA: 54.64 )
STRZA' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 6.82   Max: 92.74
Current: 54.64

6.82
92.74

Valuation & Return

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Price/DCF (Projected) 1.60
STRZA's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
82% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. STRZA: 1.60 )
STRZA' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 2.01
Current: 1.6

0.25
2.01
Price/Median PS Value 4.80
STRZA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
50% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. STRZA: 4.80 )
STRZA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 4.24
Current: 4.8

0.2
4.24
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.80
STRZA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
90% of the 546 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. STRZA: 9.80 )
STRZA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.5   Max: 696.3
Current: 9.8

3.5
696.3

Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Media - Diversified
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Starz is a Delaware corporation, incorporated on May 7, 2007. The Company through its subsidiaries, operates as a media and entertainment company. The Company was formerly known as Starz, LLC and changed its name to Starz Inc in January 2013. The Company provides premium subscription video programming services to multichannel video distributors, including cable operators, satellite television providers, and telecommunications companies. The Company pay television channels, global content distribution, and animated television and movie production. The Company also develops, produces, acquires, and distributes entertainment content to consumers on DVD, digital formats, and traditional television. It sells or rents DVDs under the Anchor Bay and Manga brands; and distributes digital and on-demand content for its owned content and content for which it has licensed the non-pay television ancillary rights, as well as movies, television series, documentaries, children's programming, and other video content.
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