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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 : 9/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
STV's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
93% of the 1911 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 11.22 vs. STV: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
STV' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.25  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.68
STV's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
63% of the 1754 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. STV: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
STV' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.31  Med: 0.75 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.68
-0.31
0.96
Interest Coverage No Debt
STV's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
93% of the 1449 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 164.00 vs. STV: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
STV' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 30.8  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 2.37
WACC vs ROIC
20.22%
-6.79%
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 : 4/10

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Operating margin (%) -1.96
STV's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 1856 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.62 vs. STV: -1.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
STV' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.96  Med: 37.52 Max: 60.37
Current: -1.96
-1.96
60.37
Net-margin (%) 2.63
STV's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1856 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.13 vs. STV: 2.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
STV' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.63  Med: 39.87 Max: 61.23
Current: 2.63
2.63
61.23
ROE (%) 1.36
STV's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1798 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.71 vs. STV: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
STV' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.36  Med: 17.62 Max: 38.37
Current: 1.36
1.36
38.37
ROA (%) 1.03
STV's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1909 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.78 vs. STV: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
STV' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03  Med: 14.02 Max: 111.37
Current: 1.03
1.03
111.37
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -3.39
STV's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 1874 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 21.19 vs. STV: -3.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
STV' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.39  Med: 178.39 Max: 3995.85
Current: -3.39
-3.39
3995.85
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -17.30
STV's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. STV: -17.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
STV' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.3  Med: 12.7 Max: 104.4
Current: -17.3
-17.3
104.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -55.90
STV's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. STV: -55.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
STV' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -21 Max: 48.3
Current: -55.9
0
48.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -45.00
STV's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. STV: -45.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
STV' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45  Med: -5.9 Max: 87.1
Current: -45
-45
87.1
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China Digital TV Holding Co Ltd is a provider of CA systems to the PRC's expanding digital television market. Its products and services include: end-to-end CA systems, including smart cards, head-end software and terminal-end software, among others.

China Digital TV Holding Co Ltd was incorporated in the British Virgin Islands ("BVI") as a limited liability company on March 9, 2004 & was reincorporated as an exempted limited liability company on April 19, 2007 under the laws of the Cayman Islands. The Company conducts substantially all of its business through its operating subsidiary in the PRC, Super TV, and through N-S Digital TV, a PRC. The Company is a provider of CA systems to the PRC's expanding digital television market. The Company's core products and services include: end-to-end CA systems, including smart cards, head-end software and terminal-end software; other digital television application software for television network operators; and set-top box designs. The Company's CA systems consist of software that is installed at the premises of the television network operator, or the head end; software that is installed in a set-top box at the subscriber's end, or the terminal end; and smart cards that are inserted into the set-top boxes. At both the head end and the terminal end, its CA systems are designed to interface easily with the software and hardware of as many other vendors as possible. This gives its customers maximum flexibility in selecting the components of their digital transmission systems, and allows it to cooperate with the other vendors in promoting each other's products to the network operators. It produces subscriber management system, or SMS, software, which could be used by television network operators to reduce the cost and improve the efficiency of their subscriber management. The Company's SMS software is compatible with the CA systems of other vendors, and it sells it on a stand- alone basis as well as packaged with its CA systems. The Company's SMS software performs the following functions: maintains and updates a database of subscriber information; processes subscriber orders for new services; maintains billing, payment and authorization records and sends e-mail bills and receipts to subscribers; and processes subscriber requests to repair or replace defective or lost set-top boxes or smart cards. It produces a design, or operating system, for set-top boxes and licenses it to set-top box manufacturers. The Company's sophisticated design enables set-top box manufacturers to incorporate high-end features into their set-top boxes. It also provides its customers with computer chips for the set-top boxes that have been made to its specifications by third-party fabricators. The set-top box manufacturers generally sign a purchase order specifying the number of set-top boxes that manufactures using its design, and pay it a license fee and royalties based on such number. The Company's set-top box design does not include CA system terminal-end software. The Company's main customers are cable television network operators. The Company's main international competitors in the in the CA systems business are NDS Group & Irdeto Access BV. The Company's main d

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 57.50
STV's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
79% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.15 vs. STV: 57.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
STV' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.32  Med: 12.54 Max: 69.5
Current: 57.5
4.32
69.5
PE(NRI) 57.50
STV's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
79% of the 1220 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.24 vs. STV: 57.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
STV' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.29  Med: 12.02 Max: 69.5
Current: 57.5
4.29
69.5
P/B 0.77
STV's P/B is ranked higher than
90% of the 1710 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. STV: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
STV' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.53 Max: 7.63
Current: 0.77
0.57
7.63
P/S 1.35
STV's P/S is ranked higher than
63% of the 1783 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. STV: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
STV' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.95  Med: 2.91 Max: 23.08
Current: 1.35
0.95
23.08
Shiller P/E 2.51
STV's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
96% of the 289 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 38.33 vs. STV: 2.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
STV' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.5  Med: 3.6 Max: 10.81
Current: 2.51
2.5
10.81
Current Ratio 3.93
STV's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 1736 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. STV: 3.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
STV' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.49  Med: 4.6 Max: 26.48
Current: 3.93
1.49
26.48
Quick Ratio 3.80
STV's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 1736 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. STV: 3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
STV' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.36  Med: 4.38 Max: 26
Current: 3.8
1.36
26
Days Inventory 115.57
STV's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
89% of the 1082 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.59 vs. STV: 115.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
STV' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 53.45  Med: 90.19 Max: 118.44
Current: 115.57
53.45
118.44
Days Sales Outstanding 262.51
STV's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
95% of the 1452 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 67.71 vs. STV: 262.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
STV' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.11  Med: 114.29 Max: 263.83
Current: 262.51
34.11
263.83
Days Payable 39.62
STV's Days Payable is ranked lower than
54% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 43.61 vs. STV: 39.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
STV' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.97  Med: 30.9 Max: 49.05
Current: 39.62
17.97
49.05

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.60
STV's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 1153 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 vs. STV: -0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
STV' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24  Med: -1 Max: -0.2
Current: -0.6
-24
-0.2

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 2.09
STV's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
92% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.64 vs. STV: 2.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
STV' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 2.89 Max: 89.4
Current: 2.09
1.1
89.4
Price/Net Current Asset Value 0.85
STV's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 1069 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.48 vs. STV: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
STV' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.82  Med: 1.71 Max: 6.33
Current: 0.85
0.82
6.33
Price/Tangible Book 0.78
STV's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
92% of the 1424 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.36 vs. STV: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
STV' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.65 Max: 6.27
Current: 0.78
0.78
6.27
Price/Median PS Value 0.46
STV's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 1562 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. STV: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
STV' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.05 Max: 6.49
Current: 0.46
0.37
6.49
Price/Graham Number 1.42
STV's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
67% of the 860 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. STV: 1.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
STV' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.99 Max: 3.51
Current: 1.42
0.41
3.51
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -204.10
STV's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
99% of the 1840 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. STV: -204.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
STV' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -204.1  Med: 17.65 Max: 3866.8
Current: -204.1
-204.1
3866.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -39.31
STV's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
98% of the 730 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9.80 vs. STV: -39.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
STV' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.31  Med: -0.1 Max: 13.7
Current: -39.31
-39.31
13.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $51.83
EPS (TTM) $ 0.02
Beta2.48
Short Percentage of Float0.02%
52-Week Range $1.11 - 2.40
Shares Outstanding (Mil)60.17
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