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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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.86
TSU's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
83% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. TSU: 0.86 )
TSU' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.86

Equity to Asset 0.52
TSU's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
84% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. TSU: 0.52 )
TSU' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 0.74
Current: 0.52

0.45
0.74
Interest Coverage 3.25
TSU's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
71% of the 638 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.32 vs. TSU: 3.25 )
TSU' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 8.77
Current: 3.25

0.23
8.77
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.46
M-Score: -3.74
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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history
Operating margin (%) 19.89
TSU's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.99 vs. TSU: 19.89 )
TSU' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1.34   Max: 42.22
Current: 19.89

-1.34
42.22
Net-margin (%) 7.74
TSU's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.41 vs. TSU: 7.74 )
TSU' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2.98   Max: 23.62
Current: 7.74

-2.98
23.62
ROE (%) 14.01
TSU's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.35 vs. TSU: 14.01 )
TSU' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -5.67   Max: 23.75
Current: 14.01

-5.67
23.75
ROA (%) 7.87
TSU's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 952 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.57 vs. TSU: 7.87 )
TSU' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -3.25   Max: 12.01
Current: 7.87

-3.25
12.01
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 45.15
TSU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 950 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.42 vs. TSU: 45.15 )
TSU' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -3.01   Max: 33.11
Current: 45.15

-3.01
33.11
Revenue Growth (%) 12.20
TSU's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 843 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. TSU: 12.20 )
TSU' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 15.4
Current: 12.2

0
15.4
EBITDA Growth (%) 10.60
TSU's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. TSU: 10.60 )
TSU' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 34
Current: 10.6

0
34
EPS Growth (%) -11.40
TSU's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 703 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. TSU: -11.40 )
TSU' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 209.6
Current: -11.4

0
209.6
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

TSU Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Louis Moore Bacon 306,802 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 572,823 sh (+854.88%)
Jeremy Grantham 694,700 sh (+40.94%)
Charles Brandes 13,565,183 sh (-23.31%)
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Q1 2014

TSU Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Daniel Loeb 1,600,000 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 186,220 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 445,800 sh (+45.31%)
Jeremy Grantham 902,100 sh (+29.85%)
Charles Brandes 10,767,304 sh (-20.63%)
Steven Cohen 168,973 sh (-70.5%)
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Q2 2014

TSU Guru Trades in Q2 2014

John Paulson 5,295,300 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 150,600 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 353,421 sh (+89.79%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,136,300 sh (+25.96%)
Charles Brandes 10,877,686 sh (+1.03%)
Steven Cohen 37,500 sh (unchged)
Daniel Loeb Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon 425,800 sh (-4.49%)
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Q3 2014

TSU Guru Trades in Q3 2014

George Soros 52,626 sh (New)
Jim Simons 107,638 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 1,307,300 sh (+15.05%)
Paul Tudor Jones 170,200 sh (+13.01%)
Steven Cohen 40,100 sh (+6.93%)
Louis Moore Bacon 439,900 sh (+3.31%)
Charles Brandes 10,318,225 sh (-5.14%)
John Paulson 4,570,600 sh (-13.69%)
Caxton Associates 76,831 sh (-78.26%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with TSU

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Charles Brandes 2014-09-30 Reduce -5.14%0.2%$24 - $29.64 $ 22.28-18%10318225
George Soros 2014-09-30 New Buy0.01%$24 - $29.64 $ 22.28-18%52626
John Paulson 2014-06-30 New Buy0.67%$23.5 - $30.16 $ 22.28-18%5295300
Daniel Loeb 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.61%$23.5 - $30.16 $ 22.28-18%0
Charles Brandes 2014-03-31 Reduce -20.63%0.91%$23.76 - $28.83 $ 22.28-14%10767304
Daniel Loeb 2014-03-31 New Buy0.61%$23.76 - $28.83 $ 22.28-14%1600000
Charles Brandes 2013-12-31 Reduce -23.31%1.26%$23 - $27.19 $ 22.28-12%13565183
Charles Brandes 2013-09-30 Reduce -4.95%0.21%$18.04 - $25.41 $ 22.2810%17687664
Charles Brandes 2013-06-30 Add 14.69%0.55%$17.42 - $21.86 $ 22.2811%18609217
Charles Brandes 2012-12-31 Add 28.18%0.86%$16.88 - $19.99 $ 22.2823%16854174
Charles Brandes 2012-09-30 Add 274.36%2.27%$18.78 - $28.12 $ 22.281%13148793
Charles Brandes 2012-06-30 Add 16.07%0.14%$23.91 - $32.93 $ 22.28-20%3512341
Charles Brandes 2011-09-30 Add 67.9%0.28%$23.08 - $51.06 $ 22.28-38%3193839
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 23.00
TSU's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.30 vs. TSU: 23.00 )
TSU' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.15   Max: 453750
Current: 23

6.15
453750
P/B 1.90
TSU's P/B is ranked higher than
85% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.84 vs. TSU: 1.90 )
TSU' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 17555.56
Current: 1.9

0.28
17555.56
P/S 2.00
TSU's P/S is ranked higher than
76% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. TSU: 2.00 )
TSU' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 5372.55
Current: 2

0.33
5372.55
PFCF 14.90
TSU's PFCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 31.51 vs. TSU: 14.90 )
TSU' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 8.14   Max: 396.67
Current: 14.9

8.14
396.67
EV-to-EBIT 8.82
TSU's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
94% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.20 vs. TSU: 8.82 )
TSU' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.4   Max: 99999999.99
Current: 8.82

4.4
99999999.99
PEG 1.69
TSU's PEG is ranked higher than
94% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TSU: 1.69 )
TSU' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 67.9
Current: 1.69

0.17
67.9
Shiller P/E 22.90
TSU's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 39.53 vs. TSU: 22.90 )
TSU' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 18.59   Max: 152000
Current: 22.9

18.59
152000
Current Ratio 1.60
TSU's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 926 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. TSU: 1.60 )
TSU' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 3.29
Current: 1.6

0.57
3.29
Quick Ratio 1.56
TSU's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 926 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. TSU: 1.56 )
TSU' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 3.23
Current: 1.56

0.53
3.23

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.70
TSU's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
55% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.45 vs. TSU: 1.70 )
TSU' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.13   Max: 2.72
Current: 1.7

1.13
2.72
Dividend Payout 0.25
TSU's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
94% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. TSU: 0.25 )
TSU' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 2.45
Current: 0.25

0.88
2.45
Dividend growth (3y) 7.20
TSU's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
88% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. TSU: 7.20 )
TSU' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 7.2
Current: 7.2

0
7.2
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.60
TSU's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
60% of the 689 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. TSU: 1.60 )
TSU' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.13   Max: 2.72
Current: 1.6

1.13
2.72
Share Buyback Rate 0.80
TSU's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
89% of the 684 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. TSU: 0.80 )
TSU' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 90   Max: -1782.1
Current: 0.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 3.25
TSU's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
86% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.55 vs. TSU: 3.25 )
TSU' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 16638.89
Current: 3.25

0.83
16638.89
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.71
TSU's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. TSU: 1.71 )
TSU' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.94   Max: 16189.19
Current: 1.71

0.94
16189.19
Price/Median PS Value 1.60
TSU's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. TSU: 1.60 )
TSU' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 3172.04
Current: 1.6

0.29
3172.04
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.83
TSU's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TSU: 2.83 )
TSU' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 17.64
Current: 2.83

0.25
17.64
Price/Graham Number 1.65
TSU's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
90% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TSU: 1.65 )
TSU' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 3877.91
Current: 1.65

0.69
3877.91
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 11.60
TSU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
93% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. TSU: 11.60 )
TSU' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 23
Current: 11.6

0.3
23
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -0.57
TSU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
75% of the 652 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.26 vs. TSU: -0.57 )
TSU' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -10.8   Max: 33.2
Current: -0.57

-10.8
33.2

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
Compare:CHU, VOD, T, VZ, CHL » details
Traded in other countries:TCLA.Germany, TIMP3.Brazil, TSUN.Mexico,
Tim Participacoes SA is a holding company, incorporated on May 22, 1998. The Company through its subsidiaries offers telecommunication services. It operates as a mobile, fixed, long-distance and data transmission operator. The Company offers GSM, 3G, and 4G technologies. The Company competes with fixed line telephone service providers. It also competes with corporate telephony business with Nextel, a digital trunking (based on push-to-talk technology) provider. It competes with mobile telecommunications service providers Vivo, Claro and Oi. The Company owns "TIM" trade name.
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