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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
STRZB's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
100% of the 431 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 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: 0.52 Max: 4.11
Current: 0.01
0.01
4.11
Equity to Asset 0.18
STRZB's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
88% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 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 373 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 20.97 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
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.82
M-Score: -2.83
WACC vs ROIC
6.18%
17.39%
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 : 7/10

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Operating margin (%) 20.86
STRZB's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 425 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.23 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
71% of the 425 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.38 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
97% of the 410 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.86 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
88% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 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
79% of the 428 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.69 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
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.60
STRZB's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. STRZB: 5.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
STRZB' 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
STRZB's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. STRZB: 3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
STRZB' 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
STRZB's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. STRZB: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
STRZB' 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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Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Media - Diversified
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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.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 18.71
STRZB's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
53% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 19.26 vs. STRZB: 18.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
STRZB' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 9.75 Max: 22.42
Current: 18.71
0.2
22.42
Forward P/E 12.33
STRZB's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
80% of the 94 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.34 vs. STRZB: 12.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 18.71
STRZB's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
52% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 19.26 vs. STRZB: 18.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
STRZB' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 9.46 Max: 22.42
Current: 18.71
0.2
22.42
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 4.17
STRZB's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
91% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.15 vs. STRZB: 4.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
STRZB' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 3.77 Max: 6.32
Current: 4.17
0.77
6.32
P/B 11.71
STRZB's P/B is ranked lower than
95% of the 483 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. STRZB: 11.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
STRZB' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.24 Max: 69.69
Current: 11.71
0.02
69.69
P/S 2.05
STRZB's P/S is ranked lower than
52% of the 492 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. STRZB: 2.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
STRZB' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.71 Max: 2.94
Current: 2.05
0.05
2.94
PFCF 10.21
STRZB's PFCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 219 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 14.92 vs. STRZB: 10.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
STRZB' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 7.22 Max: 48.56
Current: 10.21
0.5
48.56
POCF 9.59
STRZB's POCF is ranked higher than
53% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.08 vs. STRZB: 9.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
STRZB' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 6.98 Max: 97.82
Current: 9.59
0.5
97.82
EV-to-EBIT 12.22
STRZB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
66% of the 399 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.16 vs. STRZB: 12.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
STRZB' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.5  Med: 8.4 Max: 785.4
Current: 12.22
-7.5
785.4
EV-to-EBITDA 4.30
STRZB's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
89% of the 445 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.25 vs. STRZB: 4.30 )
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: 4.3
-12.6
12.2
PEG 1.44
STRZB's PEG is ranked higher than
64% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. STRZB: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
STRZB' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 3.75 Max: 12.79
Current: 1.44
0.6
12.79
Shiller P/E 13.85
STRZB's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
72% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 23.39 vs. STRZB: 13.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
STRZB' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.86  Med: 12.69 Max: 13.92
Current: 13.85
9.86
13.92
Current Ratio 2.59
STRZB's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 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
78% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 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
59% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 70.32 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 278 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 54.38 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
96% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -3.10 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/Projected FCF 1.47
STRZB's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
53% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. STRZB: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
STRZB' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 1.37 Max: 2.52
Current: 1.47
0.09
2.52
Price/Median PS Value 2.89
STRZB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
93% of the 441 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. STRZB: 2.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
STRZB' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.94 Max: 4.03
Current: 2.89
0.13
4.03
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 8.13
STRZB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. STRZB: 8.13 )
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: 8.13
0.1
7500
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 9.39
STRZB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.39 vs. STRZB: 9.39 )
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: 9.8 Max: 29.2
Current: 9.39
4.4
29.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,670
EPS (TTM) $ 1.79
Beta0.61
Short Percentage of Float0.15%
52-Week Range $24.75 - 36.80
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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