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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.50
TSU's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
51% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. TSU: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
TSU' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.55 Max: N/A
Current: 0.5
Equity to Asset 0.49
TSU's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
60% of the 423 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. TSU: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
TSU' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.56 Max: 0.74
Current: 0.49
0.45
0.74
Interest Coverage 3.52
TSU's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
75% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.03 vs. TSU: 3.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
TSU' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 2.06 Max: 8.77
Current: 3.52
0.23
8.77
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.82
M-Score: -3.21
WACC vs ROIC
4.16%
12.71%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 16.45
TSU's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.26 vs. TSU: 16.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
TSU' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -0.84  Med: 12.24 Max: 42.22
Current: 16.45
-0.84
42.22
Net-margin (%) 7.75
TSU's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.47 vs. TSU: 7.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
TSU' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2.82  Med: 7.56 Max: 23.62
Current: 7.75
-2.82
23.62
ROE (%) 10.29
TSU's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 425 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.78 vs. TSU: 10.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
TSU' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -5.38  Med: 9.15 Max: 23.75
Current: 10.29
-5.38
23.75
ROA (%) 5.34
TSU's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.37 vs. TSU: 5.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
TSU' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -3.06  Med: 4.63 Max: 12.01
Current: 5.34
-3.06
12.01
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 29.31
TSU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.59 vs. TSU: 29.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
TSU' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 7  Med: 24.36 Max: 44.76
Current: 29.31
7
44.76
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.50
TSU's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 381 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. TSU: 4.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TSU' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 3.75 Max: 15.4
Current: 4.5
0
15.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 8.10
TSU's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. TSU: 8.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TSU' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 3.85 Max: 34
Current: 8.1
0
34
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 6.50
TSU's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. TSU: 6.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TSU' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -16.00 Max: 209.6
Current: 6.5
0
209.6
» TSU's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

TSU Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 150,600 sh (New)
John Paulson 5,295,300 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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Q4 2014

TSU Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Singer 1,507,072 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 92,500 sh (+130.67%)
Paul Tudor Jones 251,800 sh (+47.94%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,725,100 sh (+31.96%)
George Soros Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Charles Brandes 9,328,012 sh (-9.60%)
John Paulson 3,303,900 sh (-27.71%)
Louis Moore Bacon 165,000 sh (-62.49%)
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Q1 2015

TSU Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 868,568 sh (New)
Paul Singer 8,450,162 sh (+460.70%)
Paul Singer 8,450,162 sh (+460.70%)
John Paulson 6,000,000 sh (+81.60%)
Charles Brandes 9,507,430 sh (+1.92%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,746,500 sh (+1.24%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 18.98
TSU's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
50% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.40 vs. TSU: 18.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
TSU' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.15  Med: 20.87 Max: 453750
Current: 18.98
6.15
453750
Forward P/E 12.66
TSU's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
68% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.18 vs. TSU: 12.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 19.50
TSU's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
53% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.30 vs. TSU: 19.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
TSU' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 6.18  Med: 20.88 Max: 726000
Current: 19.5
6.18
726000
P/B 1.37
TSU's P/B is ranked higher than
71% of the 418 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. TSU: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
TSU' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.28  Med: 1.70 Max: 17555.56
Current: 1.37
0.28
17555.56
P/S 1.47
TSU's P/S is ranked lower than
51% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. TSU: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
TSU' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.27 Max: 3453.55
Current: 1.47
0.32
3453.55
POCF 3.70
TSU's POCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.16 vs. TSU: 3.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
TSU' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.14  Med: 6.00 Max: 54285.71
Current: 3.7
2.14
54285.71
EV-to-EBIT 11.61
TSU's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
69% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.69 vs. TSU: 11.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
TSU' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -184102.5  Med: 12.35 Max: 99999999.99
Current: 11.61
-184102.5
99999999.99
PEG 1.60
TSU's PEG is ranked higher than
61% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. TSU: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
TSU' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.12  Med: 1.51 Max: 43.81
Current: 1.6
0.12
43.81
Shiller P/E 15.23
TSU's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
65% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.70 vs. TSU: 15.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
TSU' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 15.23  Med: 51.73 Max: 152000
Current: 15.23
15.23
152000
Current Ratio 1.35
TSU's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. TSU: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
TSU' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.35 Max: 3.29
Current: 1.35
0.57
3.29
Quick Ratio 1.30
TSU's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. TSU: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
TSU' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.30 Max: 3.23
Current: 1.3
0.53
3.23
Days Inventory 25.77
TSU's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
68% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.68 vs. TSU: 25.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
TSU' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 8.12  Med: 14.16 Max: 39.76
Current: 25.77
8.12
39.76
Days Sales Outstanding 61.06
TSU's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
63% of the 376 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.75 vs. TSU: 61.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
TSU' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 57.16  Med: 70.41 Max: 98.39
Current: 61.06
57.16
98.39

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.85
TSU's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
80% of the 675 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.63 vs. TSU: 1.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
TSU' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.13  Med: 1.79 Max: 2.72
Current: 1.85
1.13
2.72
Dividend Payout 0.27
TSU's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
84% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. TSU: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
TSU' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.88  Med: 1.43 Max: 2.45
Current: 0.27
0.88
2.45
Dividend growth (3y) 20.60
TSU's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
79% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. TSU: 20.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
TSU' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 20.6
Current: 20.6
0
20.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.81
TSU's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
79% of the 675 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.41 vs. TSU: 1.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
TSU' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.13  Med: 1.79 Max: 2.72
Current: 1.81
1.13
2.72

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 3.32
TSU's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
59% of the 298 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. TSU: 3.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
TSU' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.83  Med: 3.48 Max: 16638.89
Current: 3.32
0.83
16638.89
Price/Projected FCF 1.30
TSU's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
74% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. TSU: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
TSU' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 1  Med: 2.44 Max: 20655.17
Current: 1.3
1
20655.17
Price/Median PS Value 0.60
TSU's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
62% of the 406 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. TSU: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
TSU' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.28  Med: 1.00 Max: 2685.92
Current: 0.6
0.28
2685.92
Price/Graham Number 1.29
TSU's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
55% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. TSU: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
TSU' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.79 Max: 3625
Current: 1.29
0.62
3625
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 8.64
TSU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. TSU: 8.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
TSU' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.8  Med: 8.90 Max: 25.4
Current: 8.64
0.8
25.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -0.11
TSU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.68 vs. TSU: -0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
TSU' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -20.1  Med: 8.65 Max: 52.4
Current: -0.11
-20.1
52.4

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
Compare:CHU, VOD, T, VZ, CHL » details
Traded in other countries:TSUN.Mexico, TIMP3.Brazil, TCLA.Germany,
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 competes with mobile telecommunications service providers Vivo, Claro and Oi. The Company owns "TIM" trade name.
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