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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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Cash to Debt 0.01
STRZA's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
100% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. STRZA: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
STRZA' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.53 Max: N/A
Current: 0.01
Equity to Asset 0.18
STRZA's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
88% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. STRZA: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
STRZA' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.18 Max: 0.77
Current: 0.18
0.03
0.77
Interest Coverage 7.40
STRZA's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
63% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 23.91 vs. STRZA: 7.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
STRZA' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.4  Med: 11.44 Max: 20.22
Current: 7.4
7.4
20.22
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.90
M-Score: -2.83
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 (%) 20.86
STRZA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 425 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.08 vs. STRZA: 20.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
STRZA' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -106.03  Med: 20.55 Max: 27.15
Current: 20.86
-106.03
27.15
Net-margin (%) 10.99
STRZA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 426 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.17 vs. STRZA: 10.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
STRZA' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -96.42  Med: 15.23 Max: 103.21
Current: 10.99
-96.42
103.21
ROE (%) 78.27
STRZA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 409 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.97 vs. STRZA: 78.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
STRZA' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.99  Med: 12.07 Max: 491.49
Current: 78.27
-8.99
491.49
ROA (%) 11.40
STRZA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 435 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. STRZA: 11.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
STRZA' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.4  Med: 5.3 Max: 18.01
Current: 11.4
-3.4
18.01
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 68.26
STRZA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 428 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.74 vs. STRZA: 68.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
STRZA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -401.89  Med: 114.04 Max: 673.58
Current: 68.26
-401.89
673.58
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.60
STRZA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. STRZA: 5.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
STRZA' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.5  Med: 4.6 Max: 35.2
Current: 5.6
-19.5
35.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 3.80
STRZA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. STRZA: 3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
STRZA' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -38.6  Med: 3.8 Max: 119.3
Current: 3.8
-38.6
119.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 1.50
STRZA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. STRZA: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
STRZA' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.2  Med: 5.7 Max: 76
Current: 1.5
-45.2
76
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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

STRZA Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Steven Cohen 77,500 sh (New)
Jim Simons 103,600 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 140,279 sh (+871.39%)
Caxton Associates 455,000 sh (+405.56%)
Lee Ainslie 32,160 sh (+21.22%)
Columbia Wanger 1,052,937 sh (+0.76%)
First Eagle Investment 53,068 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 12,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 324,162 sh (-1.31%)
Jana Partners 5,371,957 sh (-3.33%)
Murray Stahl 5,730,534 sh (-6.53%)
Jeremy Grantham 228,950 sh (-7.48%)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 115,360 sh (-69.45%)
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Q1 2016

STRZA Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 106,967 sh (New)
Jim Simons 440,000 sh (+324.71%)
Joel Greenblatt 480,481 sh (+242.52%)
Steven Cohen 237,300 sh (+206.19%)
Lee Ainslie 68,510 sh (+113.03%)
Jeremy Grantham 375,950 sh (+64.21%)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 146,590 sh (+27.07%)
Mario Gabelli 341,427 sh (+5.33%)
Columbia Wanger 1,071,259 sh (+1.74%)
Jana Partners Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Tom Gayner Sold Out
Murray Stahl 5,042,850 sh (-12.00%)
First Eagle Investment 44,068 sh (-16.96%)
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Q2 2016

STRZA Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Louis Moore Bacon 10,000 sh (New)
Jim Chanos 145,214 sh (New)
Columbia Wanger 1,479,416 sh (+38.10%)
Lee Ainslie 94,370 sh (+37.75%)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 184,854 sh (+26.10%)
Jim Simons 495,500 sh (+12.61%)
Paul Tudor Jones 109,309 sh (+2.19%)
Mario Gabelli 343,785 sh (+0.69%)
Murray Stahl 4,835,164 sh (-4.12%)
Jeremy Grantham 331,337 sh (-11.87%)
Joel Greenblatt 376,864 sh (-21.57%)
First Eagle Investment 26,068 sh (-40.85%)
Steven Cohen 24,417 sh (-89.71%)
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Q3 2016

STRZA Guru Trades in Q3 2016

George Soros 8,865 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 63,300 sh (+159.25%)
Jim Chanos 166,666 sh (+14.77%)
Keeley Asset Management Corp Sold Out
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Murray Stahl 4,657,004 sh (-3.68%)
Mario Gabelli 331,046 sh (-3.71%)
First Eagle Investment 23,178 sh (-11.09%)
Lee Ainslie 81,810 sh (-13.31%)
Joel Greenblatt 164,216 sh (-56.43%)
Jim Simons 184,100 sh (-62.85%)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,707 sh (-83.80%)
Jeremy Grantham 10,853 sh (-96.72%)
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Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Media - Diversified    NAICS: 519130    SIC: 4841
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Starz is a media and entertainment company. It provides premium subscription video programming to U.S. MVPDs, including cable operators, satellite television providers and telecommunications companies.

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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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 19.84
STRZA's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
52% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 20.47 vs. STRZA: 19.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
STRZA' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 9.84 Max: 22.42
Current: 19.84
0.2
22.42
Forward P/E 11.96
STRZA's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
80% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.27 vs. STRZA: 11.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 19.84
STRZA's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
53% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 20.64 vs. STRZA: 19.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
STRZA' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 9.5 Max: 22.42
Current: 19.84
0.2
22.42
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 4.42
STRZA's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
90% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.76 vs. STRZA: 4.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
STRZA' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 3.7 Max: 6.32
Current: 4.42
0.77
6.32
P/B 12.42
STRZA's P/B is ranked lower than
95% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. STRZA: 12.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
STRZA' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.24 Max: 69.69
Current: 12.42
0.02
69.69
P/S 2.17
STRZA's P/S is ranked lower than
56% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. STRZA: 2.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
STRZA' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.71 Max: 2.94
Current: 2.17
0.05
2.94
PFCF 10.83
STRZA's PFCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.08 vs. STRZA: 10.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
STRZA' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 7.24 Max: 48.56
Current: 10.83
0.5
48.56
POCF 10.17
STRZA's POCF is ranked lower than
51% of the 229 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.00 vs. STRZA: 10.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
STRZA' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 6.99 Max: 97.82
Current: 10.17
0.5
97.82
EV-to-EBIT 12.79
STRZA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
66% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.24 vs. STRZA: 12.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
STRZA' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.5  Med: 8.5 Max: 785.4
Current: 12.79
-7.5
785.4
EV-to-EBITDA 4.50
STRZA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
88% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 11.46 vs. STRZA: 4.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
STRZA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.6  Med: 3.4 Max: 12.2
Current: 4.5
-12.6
12.2
PEG 1.51
STRZA's PEG is ranked higher than
58% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. STRZA: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
STRZA' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 5.64 Max: 12.79
Current: 1.51
0.6
12.79
Shiller P/E 14.71
STRZA's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
73% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 26.87 vs. STRZA: 14.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
STRZA' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.71  Med: 12.72 Max: 14.71
Current: 14.71
8.71
14.71
Current Ratio 2.59
STRZA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 421 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. STRZA: 2.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
STRZA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.74 Max: 6.56
Current: 2.59
0.71
6.56
Quick Ratio 2.59
STRZA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 421 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. STRZA: 2.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
STRZA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.74 Max: 6.56
Current: 2.59
0.71
6.56
Days Sales Outstanding 59.43
STRZA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
59% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 70.32 vs. STRZA: 59.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
STRZA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.82  Med: 54.41 Max: 92.74
Current: 59.43
6.82
92.74
Days Payable 2.35
STRZA's Days Payable is ranked lower than
96% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 52.54 vs. STRZA: 2.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
STRZA' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.35  Med: 4.85 Max: 17.01
Current: 2.35
2.35
17.01

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 5.50
STRZA's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -3.20 vs. STRZA: 5.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
STRZA' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.4  Med: 5.75 Max: 14.7
Current: 5.5
-10.4
14.7

Valuation & Return

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Price/Projected FCF 1.55
STRZA's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
51% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. STRZA: 1.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
STRZA' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 1.37 Max: 2.52
Current: 1.55
0.11
2.52
Price/Median PS Value 3.06
STRZA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
93% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. STRZA: 3.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
STRZA' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.94 Max: 4.03
Current: 3.06
0.13
4.03
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.80
STRZA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 420 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. STRZA: 7.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
STRZA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 10.1 Max: 7500
Current: 7.8
0.1
7500
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 9.06
STRZA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.35 vs. STRZA: 9.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
STRZA' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.4  Med: 9.7 Max: 29.2
Current: 9.06
4.4
29.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,670
EPS (TTM) $ 1.79
Short Percentage of Float2.65%
52-Week Range $20.33 - 35.75
Shares Outstanding (Mil)97.42

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 1,694 1,756 1,808
EPS ($) 2.20 2.97 3.26
EPS w/o NRI ($) 2.20 2.97 3.26
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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