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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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industry
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Cash-to-Debt No Debt
STV's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
93% of the 1687 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.14 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: 3.73  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.96
STV's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
98% of the 1591 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. STV: 0.96 )
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: 0.96
-0.31
0.96
Interest Coverage No Debt
STV's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
93% of the 1515 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 177.64 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
Piotroski F-Score: 3
Altman Z-Score: 3.39
WACC vs ROIC
25.77%
-25.05%
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 : 5/10

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Operating Margin % -17.04
STV's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
80% of the 1627 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. STV: -17.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
STV' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.04  Med: 37.52 Max: 60.37
Current: -17.04
-17.04
60.37
Net Margin % 126.07
STV's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
99% of the 1628 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. STV: 126.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
STV' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.89  Med: 39.87 Max: 126.07
Current: 126.07
2.89
126.07
ROE % 44.81
STV's ROE % is ranked higher than
95% of the 1573 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.51 vs. STV: 44.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
STV' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.51  Med: 17.62 Max: 44.81
Current: 44.81
1.51
44.81
ROA % 35.45
STV's ROA % is ranked higher than
97% of the 1692 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. STV: 35.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
STV' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.13  Med: 14.02 Max: 111.37
Current: 35.45
1.13
111.37
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -25.39
STV's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
71% of the 1648 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 21.15 vs. STV: -25.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
STV' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.39  Med: 178.39 Max: 3995.85
Current: -25.39
-25.39
3995.85
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -17.30
STV's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
86% of the 1425 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. STV: -17.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
STV' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.3  Med: 12.7 Max: 104.4
Current: -17.3
-17.3
104.4
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -55.90
STV's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
96% of the 1193 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. STV: -55.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
STV' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -21 Max: 48.3
Current: -55.9
0
48.3
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -45.00
STV's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
91% of the 1077 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. STV: -45.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
STV' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45  Med: -5.9 Max: 87.1
Current: -45
-45
87.1
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application  
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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 provides conditional access systems to roughly 300 digital television operators across China. It held a 56% share for its main product, smart cards, at the end of 2010. Its products allow pay-TV providers to deliver specific digital content and enhanced services to their subscribers, while also providing security from unauthorized users. The firm offers customers value-added services such as subscriber-management solutions and electronic program guides.

Ratios

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PE Ratio 1.78
STV's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 1417 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 26.00 vs. STV: 1.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
STV' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.77  Med: 13.08 Max: 80
Current: 1.78
1.77
80
PB Ratio 0.68
STV's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 1779 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. STV: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
STV' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.52 Max: 7.63
Current: 0.68
0.67
7.63
PS Ratio 1.50
STV's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 1786 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. STV: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
STV' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.95  Med: 3.84 Max: 23.08
Current: 1.5
0.95
23.08
Shiller PE Ratio 3.06
STV's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 39.55 vs. STV: 3.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
STV' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.66  Med: 3.27 Max: 5.45
Current: 3.06
2.66
5.45
Current Ratio 6.19
STV's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 1510 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. STV: 6.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
STV' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.49  Med: 4.63 Max: 26.48
Current: 6.19
1.49
26.48
Quick Ratio 5.94
STV's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 1510 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. STV: 5.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
STV' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.36  Med: 4.46 Max: 26
Current: 5.94
1.36
26
Days Inventory 117.05
STV's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
90% of the 930 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.45 vs. STV: 117.05 )
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: 117.05
53.45
118.44
Days Sales Outstanding 3.83
STV's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
97% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 67.53 vs. STV: 3.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
STV' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.83  Med: 114.29 Max: 263.83
Current: 3.83
3.83
263.83
Days Payable 14.76
STV's Days Payable is ranked lower than
82% of the 1159 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 40.56 vs. STV: 14.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
STV' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.76  Med: 30.9 Max: 49.05
Current: 14.76
14.76
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
67% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -2.40 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-to-Net-Cash 0.75
STV's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked higher than
90% of the 588 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 11.60 vs. STV: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
STV' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 2.74 Max: 89.4
Current: 0.75
0.74
89.4
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 0.69
STV's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 1183 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. STV: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
STV' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 1.72 Max: 6.33
Current: 0.69
0.69
6.33
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.69
STV's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
93% of the 1462 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. STV: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
STV' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.66 Max: 6.27
Current: 0.69
0.68
6.27
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.10
STV's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. STV: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
STV' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 1.46 Max: 3.89
Current: 1.1
0.97
3.89
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.39
STV's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 1553 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. STV: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
STV' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.97 Max: 4.91
Current: 0.39
0.28
4.91
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -19.82
STV's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
88% of the 1899 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. STV: -19.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
STV' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.24  Med: 13.3 Max: 3866.8
Current: -19.82
-20.24
3866.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -22.63
STV's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
94% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.46 vs. STV: -22.63 )
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: -22.63  Med: -0.9 Max: 13.7
Current: -22.63
-22.63
13.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $36.03
EPS (TTM) $ 0.74
Beta3.10
Short Percentage of Float0.02%
52-Week Range $1.11 - 1.75
Shares Outstanding (Mil)64.12
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