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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 : 10/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 136.39
STV's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
77% of the 2073 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.15 vs. STV: 136.39 )
STV' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 2.25   Max: No Debt
Current: 136.39

Equity to Asset 0.72
STV's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
80% of the 2005 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. STV: 0.72 )
STV' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.31   Max: 0.96
Current: 0.72

-0.31
0.96
Interest Coverage No Debt
STV's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
94% of the 1365 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 985.82 vs. STV: No Debt )
STV' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 30.8   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

30.8
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 5.47
M-Score: -2.86
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 : 8/10

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industry
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Operating margin (%) 17.91
STV's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 2055 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.43 vs. STV: 17.91 )
STV' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 24.48   Max: 60.37
Current: 17.91

24.48
60.37
Net-margin (%) 19.03
STV's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 2055 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.74 vs. STV: 19.03 )
STV' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -91.1   Max: 61.23
Current: 19.03

-91.1
61.23
ROE (%) 12.76
STV's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1999 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. STV: 12.76 )
STV' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 4.83   Max: 28.21
Current: 12.76

4.83
28.21
ROA (%) 9.31
STV's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 2078 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.78 vs. STV: 9.31 )
STV' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 2.69   Max: 56.03
Current: 9.31

2.69
56.03
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 30.56
STV's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 2065 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 29.04 vs. STV: 30.56 )
STV' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 94.36   Max: 1690.81
Current: 30.56

94.36
1690.81
Revenue Growth (%) -0.20
STV's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1667 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. STV: -0.20 )
STV' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -0.2   Max: 121.3
Current: -0.2

-0.2
121.3
EBITDA Growth (%) -17.90
STV's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. STV: -17.90 )
STV' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 48.1
Current: -17.9

0
48.1
EPS Growth (%) -10.40
STV's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1265 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9.10 vs. STV: -10.40 )
STV' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -34.7   Max: 87.1
Current: -10.4

-34.7
87.1
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 23.60
STV's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
81% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 54.30 vs. STV: 23.60 )
STV' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.44   Max: 81.8
Current: 23.6

5.44
81.8
P/B 2.50
STV's P/B is ranked higher than
74% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.33 vs. STV: 2.50 )
STV' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 7.62
Current: 2.5

0.57
7.62
P/S 4.50
STV's P/S is ranked higher than
59% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.68 vs. STV: 4.50 )
STV' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 25.37
Current: 4.5

0.95
25.37
PFCF 7.50
STV's PFCF is ranked higher than
60% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. STV: 7.50 )
STV' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.25   Max: 45.81
Current: 7.5

3.25
45.81
EV-to-EBIT 18.99
STV's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
79% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 34.57 vs. STV: 18.99 )
STV' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -3.3   Max: 86.1
Current: 18.99

-3.3
86.1
Shiller P/E 9.20
STV's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
98% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. STV: 9.20 )
STV' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 2.6   Max: 14.62
Current: 9.2

2.6
14.62
Current Ratio 4.02
STV's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 2037 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. STV: 4.02 )
STV' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.49   Max: 26.24
Current: 4.02

1.49
26.24
Quick Ratio 3.80
STV's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 2037 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. STV: 3.80 )
STV' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.36   Max: 26
Current: 3.8

1.36
26

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 11.52
STV's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
90% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. STV: 11.52 )
STV' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 89.8
Current: 11.52

1.1
89.8
Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.18
STV's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. STV: 4.18 )
STV' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.92   Max: 7.97
Current: 4.18

0.92
7.97
Price/Tangible Book 2.53
STV's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
83% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.60 vs. STV: 2.53 )
STV' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 6.27
Current: 2.53

0.79
6.27
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.69
STV's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
96% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 14.83 vs. STV: 0.69 )
STV' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 1.75
Current: 0.69

0.25
1.75
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
STV's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. STV: 0.90 )
STV' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 4.19
Current: 0.9

0.22
4.19
Price/Graham Number 1.69
STV's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
86% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. STV: 1.69 )
STV' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 3.57
Current: 1.69

0.47
3.57
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.30
STV's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
77% of the 2026 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. STV: 5.30 )
STV' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 2618.3
Current: 5.3

1.2
2618.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 0.13
STV's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1509 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.09 vs. STV: 0.13 )
STV' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -1.6   Max: 32.8
Current: 0.13

-1.6
32.8

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
Compare:CRM, SQI, RHT, INTU, ADBE » details
Traded in other countries:49C1.Germany
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 they intend to manufacture 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 Co

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