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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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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.54
TSU's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
53% of the 474 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. TSU: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
TSU' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.54 Max: N/A
Current: 0.54
Equity to Asset 0.52
TSU's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
68% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. TSU: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
TSU' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.55 Max: 0.74
Current: 0.52
0.45
0.74
Interest Coverage 0.72
TSU's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
94% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.66 vs. TSU: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
TSU' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 3.52 Max: 4.85
Current: 0.72
0.72
4.85
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 1.53
M-Score: -2.74
WACC vs ROIC
11.95%
5.10%
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 9.20
TSU's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. TSU: 9.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
TSU' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.84  Med: 10.2 Max: 18.93
Current: 9.2
-0.84
18.93
Net-margin (%) 5.19
TSU's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 472 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. TSU: 5.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
TSU' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.82  Med: 7.52 Max: 15.3
Current: 5.19
-2.82
15.3
ROE (%) 4.93
TSU's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. TSU: 4.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
TSU' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.47  Med: 9.85 Max: 23.77
Current: 4.93
-5.47
23.77
ROA (%) 2.47
TSU's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 479 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. TSU: 2.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
TSU' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.1  Med: 4.91 Max: 12.04
Current: 2.47
-3.1
12.04
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 30.34
TSU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.14 vs. TSU: 30.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
TSU' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.64  Med: 27.2 Max: 38.94
Current: 30.34
7.64
38.94
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -21.20
TSU's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 411 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. TSU: -21.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TSU' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.9  Med: 5.3 Max: 52
Current: -21.2
-28.9
52
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -10.50
TSU's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. TSU: -10.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TSU' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.3  Med: 7.4 Max: 31.5
Current: -10.5
-20.3
31.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -8.60
TSU's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. TSU: -8.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TSU' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -86.1  Med: -7.6 Max: 615.1
Current: -8.6
-86.1
615.1
» TSU's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

TSU Guru Trades in Q4 2015

George Soros 154,884 sh (New)
Charles Brandes 15,722,644 sh (+8.17%)
Paul Singer 12,944,930 sh (unchged)
John Paulson 6,000,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 502,900 sh (-68.77%)
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Q1 2016

TSU Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Charles Brandes 17,273,085 sh (+9.86%)
Paul Singer 12,944,930 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
John Paulson 5,970,000 sh (-0.50%)
Jeremy Grantham 77,000 sh (-84.69%)
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Q2 2016

TSU Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 443,538 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,092,300 sh (New)
Charles Brandes 17,388,983 sh (+0.67%)
Paul Singer 12,944,930 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
John Paulson 5,860,300 sh (-1.84%)
» More
Q3 2016

TSU Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Paul Singer 12,944,930 sh (unchged)
John Paulson 5,719,000 sh (-2.41%)
Charles Brandes 16,698,362 sh (-3.97%)
Jim Simons 193,238 sh (-56.43%)
Steven Cohen 209,000 sh (-80.87%)
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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Traded in other countries:TIMP3.Brazil, TCLA.Germany, TSUN.Mexico,
Tim Participacoes SA is a holding company. The Company through its subsidiaries offers telecommunication services. It operates as a mobile, fixed, long-distance and data transmission operator.

Tim Participacoes SA was incorporated on May 22, 1998 under the name Tele Celular Sul Participações S.A., which was later changed to TIM Participações S.A., on August 30, 2004. 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 also competes with mobile telecommunications service providers Vivo, Claro and Oi. The Company owns "TIM" trade name.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 24.67
TSU's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
61% of the 322 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.34 vs. TSU: 24.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
TSU' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.69  Med: 17.27 Max: 302.88
Current: 24.67
4.69
302.88
Forward P/E 19.46
TSU's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
57% of the 94 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.98 vs. TSU: 19.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 24.67
TSU's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
60% of the 325 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. TSU: 24.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
TSU' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.69  Med: 17.27 Max: 301.01
Current: 24.67
4.69
301.01
P/B 1.07
TSU's P/B is ranked higher than
78% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. TSU: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
TSU' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 1.41 Max: 4.78
Current: 1.07
0.03
4.78
P/S 1.26
TSU's P/S is ranked higher than
55% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. TSU: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
TSU' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 1.2 Max: 2.93
Current: 1.26
0.01
2.93
PFCF 49.58
TSU's PFCF is ranked lower than
88% of the 226 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.12 vs. TSU: 49.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
TSU' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.03  Med: 256.21 Max: 411.63
Current: 49.58
17.03
411.63
POCF 4.21
TSU's POCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.79 vs. TSU: 4.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
TSU' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.35  Med: 9.92 Max: 135.38
Current: 4.21
2.35
135.38
EV-to-EBIT 7.64
TSU's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
87% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.25 vs. TSU: 7.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
TSU' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -424.1  Med: 10.65 Max: 249.3
Current: 7.64
-424.1
249.3
EV-to-EBITDA 3.52
TSU's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
91% of the 385 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.29 vs. TSU: 3.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
TSU' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 5.7 Max: 59.6
Current: 3.52
1.2
59.6
Shiller P/E 8.29
TSU's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
80% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.29 vs. TSU: 8.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
TSU' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.15  Med: 8.76 Max: 9.87
Current: 8.29
8.15
9.87
Current Ratio 1.47
TSU's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. TSU: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
TSU' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.39 Max: 3.29
Current: 1.47
0.57
3.29
Quick Ratio 1.45
TSU's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. TSU: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
TSU' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.33 Max: 3.23
Current: 1.45
0.53
3.23
Days Inventory 7.83
TSU's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
74% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.05 vs. TSU: 7.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
TSU' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.83  Med: 11.18 Max: 23.81
Current: 7.83
7.83
23.81
Days Sales Outstanding 72.47
TSU's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
71% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 46.39 vs. TSU: 72.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
TSU' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 60.87  Med: 69.79 Max: 90.8
Current: 72.47
60.87
90.8
Days Payable 148.38
TSU's Days Payable is ranked higher than
77% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 61.03 vs. TSU: 148.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
TSU' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 148.38  Med: 177.25 Max: 195.54
Current: 148.38
148.38
195.54

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.42
TSU's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
72% of the 788 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.88 vs. TSU: 2.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
TSU' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 2.37 Max: 11.82
Current: 2.42
0.01
11.82
Dividend Payout 0.57
TSU's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
59% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. TSU: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
TSU' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.93 Max: 6.55
Current: 0.57
0
6.55
Dividend Growth (3y) -27.60
TSU's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
78% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. TSU: -27.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
TSU' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -4.7 Max: 369.5
Current: -27.6
0
369.5
Forward Dividend Yield 2.47
TSU's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
74% of the 748 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.46 vs. TSU: 2.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.45
TSU's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
83% of the 790 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. TSU: 2.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
TSU' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 2.37 Max: 11.82
Current: 2.45
0.01
11.82

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.83
TSU's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
51% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. TSU: 2.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
TSU' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 2.69 Max: 10.17
Current: 2.83
0.01
10.17
Price/Projected FCF 2.13
TSU's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
71% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. TSU: 2.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
TSU' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 3.55 Max: 38.42
Current: 2.13
0.01
38.42
Price/Median PS Value 1.05
TSU's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
57% of the 387 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. TSU: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
TSU' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 1.18 Max: 6.67
Current: 1.05
0.01
6.67
Price/Graham Number 1.76
TSU's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
50% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. TSU: 1.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
TSU' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.66 Max: 13.91
Current: 1.76
0.78
13.91
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 13.08
TSU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. TSU: 13.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
TSU' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 9.1 Max: 30.9
Current: 13.08
0.4
30.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -9.83
TSU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.24 vs. TSU: -9.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
TSU' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -66.8  Med: 3.4 Max: 287
Current: -9.83
-66.8
287

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $4,416
EPS (TTM) $ 0.47
Beta1.67
Short Percentage of Float0.99%
52-Week Range $7.08 - 14.31
Shares Outstanding (Mil)484.21

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 4,636 4,717
EPS ($) 0.60 0.60
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.60 0.60
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
-10.83%
Dividends Per Share ($) 0.22 0.25
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