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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Equity to Asset 0.56
TSU's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
85% of the 820 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. TSU: 0.56 )
TSU' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 0.74
Current: 0.56

0.45
0.74
Interest Coverage 3.25
TSU's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
68% of the 555 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.37 vs. TSU: 3.25 )
TSU' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 6.45
Current: 3.25

0.23
6.45
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.72
M-Score: -3.41
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 (%) 12.24
TSU's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 810 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.14 vs. TSU: 12.24 )
TSU' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -0.84   Max: 42.22
Current: 12.24

-0.84
42.22
Net-margin (%) 7.56
TSU's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 810 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.43 vs. TSU: 7.56 )
TSU' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2.82   Max: 23.62
Current: 7.56

-2.82
23.62
ROE (%) 10.32
TSU's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 783 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.91 vs. TSU: 10.32 )
TSU' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -3.62   Max: 22.02
Current: 10.32

-3.62
22.02
ROA (%) 5.35
TSU's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 814 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.96 vs. TSU: 5.35 )
TSU' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2.01   Max: 13.16
Current: 5.35

-2.01
13.16
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 29.72
TSU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 810 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.47 vs. TSU: 29.72 )
TSU' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1.18   Max: 34.16
Current: 29.72

-1.18
34.16
Revenue Growth (%) -0.30
TSU's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 723 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. TSU: -0.30 )
TSU' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 1063
Current: -0.3

0
1063
EBITDA Growth (%) -1.80
TSU's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 641 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. TSU: -1.80 )
TSU' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 25.9
Current: -1.8

0
25.9
EPS Growth (%) -21.20
TSU's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 620 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. TSU: -21.20 )
TSU' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -88.4   Max: 620
Current: -21.2

-88.4
620
» TSU's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

TSU Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Steven Cohen 91,786 sh (+274.87%)
Charles Brandes 18,609,217 sh (+14.69%)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Jim Simons 499,538 sh (-31.11%)
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Q3 2013

TSU Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jeremy Grantham 492,900 sh (New)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Charles Brandes 17,687,664 sh (-4.95%)
Steven Cohen 59,989 sh (-34.64%)
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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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with TSU

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Charles Brandes 2014-03-31 Reduce -20.63%0.91%$23.76 - $28.83 $ 27.546%10767304
Daniel Loeb 2014-03-31 New Buy0.61%$23.76 - $28.83 $ 27.546%1600000
Charles Brandes 2013-12-31 Reduce -23.31%1.26%$23 - $27.19 $ 27.549%13565183
Charles Brandes 2013-09-30 Reduce -4.95%0.21%$18.04 - $25.41 $ 27.5436%17687664
Charles Brandes 2013-06-30 Add 14.69%0.55%$17.42 - $21.86 $ 27.5437%18609217
Charles Brandes 2012-12-31 Add 28.18%0.86%$16.88 - $19.99 $ 27.5452%16854174
Charles Brandes 2012-09-30 Add 274.36%2.27%$18.78 - $28.12 $ 27.5424%13148793
Charles Brandes 2012-06-30 Add 16.07%0.14%$23.91 - $32.93 $ 27.54-1%3512341
Charles Brandes 2011-09-30 Add 67.9%0.28%$23.08 - $51.06 $ 27.54-24%3193839
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 35.30
TSU's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
76% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.20 vs. TSU: 35.30 )
TSU' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.5   Max: 30495.62
Current: 35.3

6.5
30495.62
P/B 2.30
TSU's P/B is ranked higher than
81% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 vs. TSU: 2.30 )
TSU' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 33.99
Current: 2.3

0.52
33.99
P/S 1.50
TSU's P/S is ranked higher than
67% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. TSU: 1.50 )
TSU' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 6.85
Current: 1.5

0.61
6.85
EV-to-EBIT 12.30
TSU's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
88% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.06 vs. TSU: 12.30 )
TSU' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6   Max: 3244.3
Current: 12.3

6
3244.3
PEG 9.30
TSU's PEG is ranked higher than
80% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 43.40 vs. TSU: 9.30 )
TSU' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 431.8
Current: 9.3

0.16
431.8
Shiller P/E 21.60
TSU's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 58.94 vs. TSU: 21.60 )
TSU' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 15.61   Max: 2051
Current: 21.6

15.61
2051
Current Ratio 3.16
TSU's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 821 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. TSU: 3.16 )
TSU' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 3.29
Current: 3.16

0.57
3.29
Quick Ratio 2.63
TSU's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 821 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. TSU: 2.63 )
TSU' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 3.23
Current: 2.63

0.53
3.23

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.30
TSU's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
81% of the 606 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.33 vs. TSU: 1.30 )
TSU' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 12.18
Current: 1.3

0.97
12.18
Dividend Payout 0.25
TSU's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
58% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TSU: 0.25 )
TSU' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0   Max: 27.56
Current: 0.25

0
27.56
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.30
TSU's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
73% of the 601 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.54 vs. TSU: 1.30 )
TSU' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 12.18
Current: 1.3

0.97
12.18
Share Buyback Rate 0.80
TSU's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
89% of the 621 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 4.60
TSU's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
81% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.26 vs. TSU: 4.60 )
TSU' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 33.19
Current: 4.6

0.7
33.19
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.60
TSU's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
83% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. TSU: 2.60 )
TSU' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.86   Max: 32.41
Current: 2.6

1.86
32.41
Price/Median PS Value 1.50
TSU's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. TSU: 1.50 )
TSU' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 3.75
Current: 1.5

0.31
3.75
Price/Graham Number 1.90
TSU's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
88% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TSU: 1.90 )
TSU' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 14.1
Current: 1.9

0.5
14.1
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.90
TSU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
82% of the 759 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. TSU: 7.90 )
TSU' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 16.5
Current: 7.9

0.1
16.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -1.35
TSU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
71% of the 682 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. TSU: -1.35 )
TSU' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -26.2   Max: 82.9
Current: -1.35

-26.2
82.9

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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Traded in other countries:TCLA.Germany
Tim Holding Company, through its subsidiaries, offers a range of telecommunications services throughout Brazil. Its offerings include mobile, fixed and long distance telephony, data transmission and internet services among others.
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