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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
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.01
STRZB's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
100% of the 385 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. STRZB: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
STRZB' 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
STRZB's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
87% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. STRZB: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
STRZB' 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
STRZB's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
64% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 23.68 vs. STRZB: 7.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
STRZB' 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
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 3.93
Beneish 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 : 7/10

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Operating Margin % 20.86
STRZB's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
82% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.52 vs. STRZB: 20.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
STRZB' 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
STRZB's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
74% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.48 vs. STRZB: 10.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
STRZB' 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
STRZB's ROE % is ranked higher than
98% of the 358 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. STRZB: 78.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
STRZB' 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
STRZB's ROA % is ranked higher than
89% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. STRZB: 11.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
STRZB' 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
STRZB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
78% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.75 vs. STRZB: 68.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
STRZB' 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
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 5.60
STRZB's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
66% of the 341 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. STRZB: 5.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
STRZB' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.5  Med: 4.6 Max: 35.2
Current: 5.6
-19.5
35.2
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 3.80
STRZB's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
53% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. STRZB: 3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
STRZB' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -38.6  Med: 3.8 Max: 119.3
Current: 3.8
-38.6
119.3
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 1.50
STRZB's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
51% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. STRZB: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
STRZB' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.2  Med: 5.7 Max: 76
Current: 1.5
-45.2
76
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Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Media - Diversified    NAICS: 519130    SIC: 4841
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Traded in other countries:9LMA.Germany,
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.

Ratios

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PE Ratio 19.84
STRZB's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 23.83 vs. STRZB: 19.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
STRZB' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 9.84 Max: 22.42
Current: 19.84
0.2
22.42
PE Ratio without NRI 19.84
STRZB's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
56% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 23.75 vs. STRZB: 19.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
STRZB' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 9.5 Max: 22.42
Current: 19.84
0.2
22.42
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 4.42
STRZB's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
90% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.77 vs. STRZB: 4.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
STRZB' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 3.7 Max: 6.32
Current: 4.42
0.77
6.32
PB Ratio 12.42
STRZB's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
96% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. STRZB: 12.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
STRZB' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.24 Max: 69.69
Current: 12.42
0.02
69.69
PS Ratio 2.17
STRZB's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. STRZB: 2.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
STRZB' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.71 Max: 2.94
Current: 2.17
0.05
2.94
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 10.83
STRZB's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
67% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.25 vs. STRZB: 10.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
STRZB' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 7.24 Max: 48.56
Current: 10.83
0.5
48.56
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 10.17
STRZB's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
52% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.52 vs. STRZB: 10.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
STRZB' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 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
STRZB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
62% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.71 vs. STRZB: 12.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
STRZB' 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
STRZB's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
89% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.28 vs. STRZB: 4.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
STRZB' 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 Ratio 1.51
STRZB's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. STRZB: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
STRZB' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 5.64 Max: 12.79
Current: 1.51
0.6
12.79
Shiller PE Ratio 14.70
STRZB's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 27.18 vs. STRZB: 14.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
STRZB' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.71  Med: 12.72 Max: 14.7
Current: 14.7
8.71
14.7
Current Ratio 2.59
STRZB's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. STRZB: 2.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
STRZB' 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
STRZB's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. STRZB: 2.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
STRZB' 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
STRZB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
57% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 65.35 vs. STRZB: 59.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
STRZB' 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
STRZB's Days Payable is ranked lower than
96% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 58.18 vs. STRZB: 2.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
STRZB' 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
STRZB's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -2.30 vs. STRZB: 5.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
STRZB' 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-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.55
STRZB's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
52% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. STRZB: 1.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
STRZB' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-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-to-Median-PS-Value 3.06
STRZB's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
92% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. STRZB: 3.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
STRZB' s Price-to-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) % 7.82
STRZB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
73% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. STRZB: 7.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
STRZB' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 10.1 Max: 7500
Current: 7.82
0.1
7500
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 9.06
STRZB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
52% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.41 vs. STRZB: 9.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
STRZB' 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 Float0.15%
52-Week Range $24.75 - 40.29
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 without NRI ($) 2.20 2.97 3.26
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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