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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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.02
STRZA's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
53% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. STRZA: 0.02 )
STRZA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.02

Equity to Asset 0.04
STRZA's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
52% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. STRZA: 0.04 )
STRZA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 0.77
Current: 0.04

0.04
0.77
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 3.34
M-Score: -2.64
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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Operating margin (%) 23.92
STRZA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.01 vs. STRZA: 23.92 )
STRZA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -106.03   Max: 26.31
Current: 23.92

-106.03
26.31
Net-margin (%) 13.91
STRZA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.57 vs. STRZA: 13.91 )
STRZA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -96.42   Max: 103.21
Current: 13.91

-96.42
103.21
ROE (%) 399.35
STRZA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.44 vs. STRZA: 399.35 )
STRZA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -52.81   Max: 399.35
Current: 399.35

-52.81
399.35
ROA (%) 17.06
STRZA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. STRZA: 17.06 )
STRZA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -7.08   Max: 17.06
Current: 17.06

-7.08
17.06
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 109.77
STRZA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 27.47 vs. STRZA: 109.77 )
STRZA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -442.86   Max: 199.79
Current: 109.77

-442.86
199.79
Revenue Growth (%) -5.30
STRZA's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. STRZA: -5.30 )
STRZA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -19.5   Max: 50
Current: -5.3

-19.5
50
EBITDA Growth (%) 26.00
STRZA's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 335 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. STRZA: 26.00 )
STRZA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -38.7   Max: 119.6
Current: 26

-38.7
119.6
EPS Growth (%) 2.80
STRZA's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 322 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. STRZA: 2.80 )
STRZA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -45.3   Max: 76.1
Current: 2.8

-45.3
76.1
» STRZA's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

STRZA Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jeremy Grantham 9,012 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 456,108 sh (+65.07%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 73,355 sh (unchged)
Third Avenue Management 436,434 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 12,000 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 5,622,340 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron 1,180,865 sh (-0.04%)
Murray Stahl 7,738,285 sh (-0.48%)
John Keeley 1,756,010 sh (-0.71%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 8,544,960 sh (-1.85%)
Mario Gabelli 880,367 sh (-2.24%)
Steven Cohen 515,090 sh (-24.51%)
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Q4 2013

STRZA Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 16,500 sh (New)
Jim Simons 263,800 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,633,830 sh (+217.19%)
Jeremy Grantham 17,506 sh (+94.25%)
Joel Greenblatt 488,416 sh (+7.08%)
Murray Stahl 8,134,051 sh (+5.11%)
Tom Gayner 12,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 50,000 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 73,355 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 8,370,584 sh (-2.04%)
John Keeley 1,619,710 sh (-7.76%)
Mario Gabelli 763,001 sh (-13.33%)
Third Avenue Management 355,012 sh (-18.66%)
Warren Buffett 4,541,881 sh (-19.22%)
Ron Baron 778,260 sh (-34.09%)
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Q1 2014

STRZA Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 461,508 sh (+74.95%)
John Keeley 1,654,370 sh (+2.14%)
Tom Gayner 12,000 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 73,355 sh (unchged)
Third Avenue Management 355,012 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 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

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 7,898,377 sh (+0.86%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with STRZA

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Ron Baron 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.09%$26.5 - $33.18 $ 29.15-4%0
Warren Buffett 2014-03-31 Reduce -57.74%0.08%$26.5 - $33.18 $ 29.15-4%1919541
Ron Baron 2013-12-31 Reduce -34.09%0.05%$26.98 - $30.48 $ 29.152%778260
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 65.07%0.17%$21.37 - $28.02 $ 29.1518%456108
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add 226.82%0.18%$20.55 - $24.24 $ 29.1530%276316
Wallace Weitz 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.17%$20.55 - $24.24 $ 29.1530%0
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-06-30 Reduce -54.43%0.01%$20.55 - $24.24 $ 29.1530%73355
John Keeley 2013-03-31 New Buy0.81%$13.282 - $22.15 $ 29.1564%1865000
Wallace Weitz 2013-03-31 New Buy0.17%$13.282 - $22.15 $ 29.1564%190000
Warren Buffett 2013-03-31 New Buy0.15%$13.282 - $22.15 $ 29.1564%5622340
Ron Baron 2013-03-31 New Buy0.14%$13.282 - $22.15 $ 29.1564%1179898
Mario Gabelli 2013-03-31 New Buy0.13%$13.282 - $22.15 $ 29.1564%929009
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 New Buy0.1%$13.282 - $22.15 $ 29.1564%84546
Tom Gayner 2013-03-31 New Buy0.01%$13.282 - $22.15 $ 29.1564%12000
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-03-31 New Buy0.01%$13.282 - $22.15 $ 29.1564%160962
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 13.60
STRZA's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
88% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 31.80 vs. STRZA: 13.60 )
STRZA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 33.63
Current: 13.6

0.18
33.63
P/B 46.50
STRZA's P/B is ranked higher than
52% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. STRZA: 46.50 )
STRZA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 57.11
Current: 46.5

0.02
57.11
P/S 2.00
STRZA's P/S is ranked higher than
71% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. STRZA: 2.00 )
STRZA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 2.24
Current: 2

0.04
2.24
PFCF 12.70
STRZA's PFCF is ranked higher than
88% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 48.11 vs. STRZA: 12.70 )
STRZA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 15.41
Current: 12.7

0.5
15.41
EV-to-EBIT 9.78
STRZA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
90% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 23.04 vs. STRZA: 9.78 )
STRZA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 28.6
Current: 9.78

0.1
28.6
PEG 0.20
STRZA's PEG is ranked higher than
99% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. STRZA: 0.20 )
STRZA' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.2
Current: 0.2

0
0.2
Shiller P/E 31.80
STRZA's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. STRZA: 31.80 )
STRZA' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 3.3   Max: 56.11
Current: 31.8

3.3
56.11
Current Ratio 1.77
STRZA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. STRZA: 1.77 )
STRZA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 6.56
Current: 1.77

0.71
6.56
Quick Ratio 1.77
STRZA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. STRZA: 1.77 )
STRZA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 6.56
Current: 1.77

0.71
6.56

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.80
STRZA's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
83% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. STRZA: 1.80 )
STRZA' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 2.01
Current: 1.8

0.09
2.01
Price/Median PS Value 4.60
STRZA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
53% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. STRZA: 4.60 )
STRZA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 5.09
Current: 4.6

0.22
5.09
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 10.20
STRZA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
86% of the 396 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. STRZA: 10.20 )
STRZA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.5   Max: 696.3
Current: 10.2

3.5
696.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 5.86
STRZA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
75% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.21 vs. STRZA: 5.86 )
STRZA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 5.4   Max: 32.6
Current: 5.86

5.4
32.6

Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Media - Diversified
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Traded in other countries:9LMA.Germany
Starz is a Delaware corporation, incorporated on May 7, 2007. The Company through its subsidiaries, operates as a media and entertainment company globally. 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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