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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 0.02
TWC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
59% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. TWC: 0.02 )
TWC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.02

Equity to Asset 0.15
TWC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
63% of the 894 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. TWC: 0.15 )
TWC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 0.47
Current: 0.15

0.14
0.47
Interest Coverage 2.95
TWC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
69% of the 630 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 5.89 vs. TWC: 2.95 )
TWC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.51   Max: 9999.99
Current: 2.95

2.51
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.28
M-Score: -2.72
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 20.48
TWC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 917 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 13.27 vs. TWC: 20.48 )
TWC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -68.5   Max: 20.78
Current: 20.48

-68.5
20.78
Net-margin (%) 9.15
TWC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 917 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.99 vs. TWC: 9.15 )
TWC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -42.7   Max: 16.79
Current: 9.15

-42.7
16.79
ROE (%) 29.44
TWC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 889 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 12.35 vs. TWC: 29.44 )
TWC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -35.08   Max: 29.1
Current: 29.44

-35.08
29.1
ROA (%) 4.23
TWC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.36 vs. TWC: 4.23 )
TWC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -14.06   Max: 4.39
Current: 4.23

-14.06
4.39
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 30.56
TWC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 21.42 vs. TWC: 30.56 )
TWC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -89.22   Max: 36.68
Current: 30.56

-89.22
36.68
Revenue Growth (%) 13.10
TWC's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 809 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. TWC: 13.10 )
TWC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 2.3   Max: 27.6
Current: 13.1

2.3
27.6
EBITDA Growth (%) 13.00
TWC's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 720 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. TWC: 13.00 )
TWC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 2   Max: 46.6
Current: 13

2
46.6
EPS Growth (%) 22.60
TWC's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. TWC: 22.60 )
TWC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 1.8   Max: 31.3
Current: 22.6

1.8
31.3
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

TWC Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 315,447 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 130,000 sh (New)
John Paulson 4,000,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 37,738 sh (+107.35%)
John Burbank 497,627 sh (+42.95%)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,300 sh (+16.22%)
Mario Gabelli 109,600 sh (+3.69%)
Larry Robbins 2,324,116 sh (+0.91%)
PRIMECAP Management 391,804 sh (unchged)
Andreas Halvorsen Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
John Hussman Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,088,200 sh (-0.85%)
Dodge & Cox 16,440,743 sh (-0.92%)
Steven Cohen 313,605 sh (-49.17%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 409,822 sh (-65.19%)
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Q4 2013

TWC Guru Trades in Q4 2013

George Soros 25,000 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 351,295 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 6,100 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 150,000 sh (New)
Chris Davis 78,913 sh (New)
Richard Perry 330,000 sh (New)
Paul Singer 380,563 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 207,159 sh (+89.01%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 655,121 sh (+59.86%)
John Paulson 5,981,200 sh (+49.53%)
Larry Robbins 3,023,082 sh (+30.07%)
Joel Greenblatt 44,090 sh (+16.83%)
John Burbank 571,514 sh (+14.85%)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,708 sh (+9.49%)
Louis Moore Bacon 60,000 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 391,804 sh (unchged)
George Soros 250,000 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 15,524,188 sh (-5.57%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 929,200 sh (-14.61%)
Jim Simons 262,400 sh (-16.82%)
Steven Cohen 182,500 sh (-41.81%)
Louis Moore Bacon 63,815 sh (-50.91%)
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Q1 2014

TWC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Daniel Loeb 380,000 sh (New)
John Hussman 50,000 sh (New)
Leon Cooperman 534,000 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 257,700 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 169,649 sh (+165.85%)
Caxton Associates 375,000 sh (+150%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,420,474 sh (+52.87%)
Mario Gabelli 244,799 sh (+18.17%)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,400 sh (+14.7%)
Jim Simons 287,147 sh (+9.43%)
Steven Cohen 197,604 sh (+8.28%)
Chris Davis 81,855 sh (+3.73%)
John Burbank 583,519 sh (+2.1%)
Paul Singer Sold Out
Richard Perry Sold Out
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
John Paulson 5,977,091 sh (-0.07%)
Dodge & Cox 15,377,316 sh (-0.95%)
Larry Robbins 2,795,260 sh (-7.54%)
PRIMECAP Management 347,760 sh (-11.24%)
Joel Greenblatt 19,382 sh (-56.04%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 17,612 sh (-97.31%)
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Q2 2014

TWC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

George Soros 442,393 sh (New)
Michael Price 35,000 sh (New)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 519,840 sh (+2851.62%)
Jim Simons 542,647 sh (+88.98%)
Caxton Associates 500,000 sh (+33.33%)
John Burbank 712,099 sh (+22.04%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,730,970 sh (+21.86%)
Jeremy Grantham 313,660 sh (+21.72%)
Louis Moore Bacon 186,319 sh (+9.83%)
Chris Davis 89,017 sh (+8.75%)
Dodge & Cox 15,795,358 sh (+2.72%)
Leon Cooperman 540,400 sh (+1.2%)
PRIMECAP Management 347,760 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 125,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 50,000 sh (unchged)
Daniel Loeb Sold Out
Larry Robbins 2,679,360 sh (-4.15%)
John Paulson 5,148,340 sh (-13.87%)
Mario Gabelli 204,499 sh (-16.46%)
Joel Greenblatt 14,900 sh (-23.12%)
Paul Tudor Jones 2,700 sh (-50%)
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Latest Guru Trades with TWC

(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
Daniel Loeb 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.77%$133.08 - $147.84 $ 142.982%0
Michael Price 2014-06-30 New Buy0.63%$133.08 - $147.84 $ 142.982%35000
John Paulson 2014-06-30 Reduce -13.87%0.55%$133.08 - $147.84 $ 142.982%5148340
George Soros 2014-06-30 New Buy0.49%$133.08 - $147.84 $ 142.982%442393
John Burbank 2014-06-30 Add 22.04%0.33%$133.08 - $147.84 $ 142.982%712099
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-06-30 Add 2851.62%0.18%$133.08 - $147.84 $ 142.982%519840
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-06-30 Add 21.86%0.16%$133.08 - $147.84 $ 142.982%1730970
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce -23.12%0.01%$133.08 - $147.84 $ 142.982%14900
Richard Perry 2014-03-31 Sold Out 1.3%$132.1 - $146 $ 142.984%0
Leon Cooperman 2014-03-31 New Buy0.97%$132.1 - $146 $ 142.984%534000
Daniel Loeb 2014-03-31 New Buy0.77%$132.1 - $146 $ 142.984%380000
Lee Ainslie 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.62%$132.1 - $146 $ 142.984%0
John Hussman 2014-03-31 New Buy0.51%$132.1 - $146 $ 142.985%50000
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-03-31 Add 52.87%0.25%$132.1 - $146 $ 142.984%1420474
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-03-31 Reduce -97.31%0.23%$132.1 - $146 $ 142.984%17612
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce -56.04%0.08%$132.1 - $146 $ 142.984%19382
George Soros 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.03%$132.1 - $146 $ 142.984%0
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.01%$132.1 - $146 $ 142.984%0
John Paulson 2013-12-31 Add 49.53%1.32%$109.8 - $138.22 $ 142.9815%5981200
Richard Perry 2013-12-31 New Buy1.3%$109.8 - $138.22 $ 142.9815%330000
Lee Ainslie 2013-12-31 New Buy0.62%$109.8 - $138.22 $ 142.9815%351295
John Burbank 2013-12-31 Add 14.85%0.34%$109.8 - $138.22 $ 142.9815%571514
Dodge & Cox 2013-12-31 Reduce -5.57%0.12%$109.8 - $138.22 $ 142.9815%15524188
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-12-31 Add 59.86%0.09%$109.8 - $138.22 $ 142.9815%655121
Mario Gabelli 2013-12-31 Add 89.01%0.07%$109.8 - $138.22 $ 142.9815%207159
George Soros 2013-12-31 New Buy0.03%$109.8 - $138.22 $ 142.9815%25000
Chris Davis 2013-12-31 New Buy0.03%$109.8 - $138.22 $ 142.9815%78913
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 New Buy0.01%$109.8 - $138.22 $ 142.9815%6100
John Paulson 2013-09-30 New Buy2.9%$107.35 - $117.68 $ 142.9827%4000000
John Hussman 2013-09-30 Sold Out 1.3%$107.35 - $117.68 $ 142.9827%0
John Burbank 2013-09-30 Add 42.95%0.54%$107.35 - $117.68 $ 142.9827%497627
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-09-30 Reduce -65.19%0.27%$107.35 - $117.68 $ 142.9827%409822
Andreas Halvorsen 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.19%$107.35 - $117.68 $ 142.9827%0
George Soros 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.15%$107.35 - $117.68 $ 142.9827%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 107.35%0.07%$107.35 - $117.68 $ 142.9827%37738
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Guru Investment Theses on Time Warner Cable Inc

MS Global Franchise Fund Comments on Time Warner Cable Inc - Aug 11, 2014

During the quarter, we initiated a position in Time Warner (TWC)(3.0%), which is one of the largest U.S. cable network businesses and parent company of Warner Brothers film and TV studios. Time Warner networks include CNN, HBO and Turner Networks. Return on operating capital at the cable networks is currently over 50% and closer to 15% at the film studios. We believe Time Warner is one of the best run cable network businesses in North America as it offers almost pure exposure to high return businesses where other networks companies often do not. The company is the leader in original scripted content in North America and also has a leading film franchise. It has an extensive film library and is able to monetize its content not just in the U.S., but globally. The stock is trading on a free cash flow yield of about 7%, with free cash flow expected to grow over 6% per year for several years to come.

From MS Global Franchise Fund (Trades, Portfolio)’s First Quarter 2014 Commentary.

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Mario Gabelli Comments on Time Warner Cable Inc - Jul 30, 2014

Time Warner Cable Inc. (TWC) (0.3%) (TWC - $147.30 - NYSE) is the second largest cable operator in the U.S., with 11 million subscribers located primarily in New York City, Los Angeles, the Carolinas, and the Midwest. The company was spun-off from Time Warner in March 2009. After several strong years of growth and shareholder returns, the company encountered customer service and competitive challenges in late 2012 which left it vulnerable to takeover. Indeed, Charter Communications (less than 0.1%), backed by Liberty Media (0.7%), attempted on several occasions to acquire the company in 2013. Finally in February 2014, Comcast (0.7%), the largest cable operator in the U.S., agreed to acquire TWC in an all stock transaction. Charter subsequently agreed to effectively split TWC with Comcast, making it a better transaction for all involved. While the proposed deals have been criticized in the press, we expect it to close early in 2015.

From Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio)’s The Gabelli Asset Fund Second Quarter 2014 Shareholder Commentary.

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Mario Gabelli Comments on Time Warner Cable - Jun 09, 2014

Time Warner Cable (0.3%) (TWC)(TWC - $137.18 - NYSE) is the second largest cable operator in the U.S., with 11 million subscribers located primarily in New York City, Los Angeles, the Carolinas and Midwest. The company was spun-off from Time Warner in March 2009. After several strong years of growth and shareholder returns, the company encountered customer service and competitive challenges in late 2012 which left it vulnerable to takeover. Indeed, Charter Communications (less than 0.05%), backed by Liberty Media (0.7%), attempted on several occasions to acquire the company in 2013. Finally in February 2014, Comcast (0.4%), the largest cable operator in the U.S., agreed to acquire TWC in an all stock transaction. While the proposed deal has been criticized in the press, we expect it to close with minimal conditions early in 2015.



From Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio)'s Gabelli Asset Fund's first quarter 2014 shareholder commentary.

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MS Global Franchise Fund Comments on Time Warner Cable Inc
During the quarter, we initiated a position in Time Warner (TWC)(3.0%), which is one of the largest U.S. cable network businesses and parent company of Warner Brothers film and TV studios. Time Warner networks include CNN, HBO and Turner Networks. Return on operating capital at the cable networks is currently over 50% and closer to 15% at the film studios. We believe Time Warner is one of the best run cable network businesses in North America as it offers almost pure exposure to high return businesses where other networks companies often do not. The company is the leader in original scripted content in North America and also has a leading film franchise. It has an extensive film library and is able to monetize its content not just in the U.S., but globally. The stock is trading on a free cash flow yield of about 7%, with free cash flow expected to grow over 6% per year for several years to come. Read more...
Mario Gabelli Comments on Time Warner Cable Inc
Time Warner Cable Inc. (TWC) (0.3%) (TWC - $147.30 - NYSE) is the second largest cable operator in the U.S., with 11 million subscribers located primarily in New York City, Los Angeles, the Carolinas, and the Midwest. The company was spun-off from Time Warner in March 2009. After several strong years of growth and shareholder returns, the company encountered customer service and competitive challenges in late 2012 which left it vulnerable to takeover. Indeed, Charter Communications (less than 0.1%), backed by Liberty Media (0.7%), attempted on several occasions to acquire the company in 2013. Finally in February 2014, Comcast (0.7%), the largest cable operator in the U.S., agreed to acquire TWC in an all stock transaction. Charter subsequently agreed to effectively split TWC with Comcast, making it a better transaction for all involved. While the proposed deals have been criticized in the press, we expect it to close early in 2015. Read more...
Mario Gabelli Comments on Time Warner Cable
Time Warner Cable (0.3%) (TWC)(TWC - $137.18 - NYSE) is the second largest cable operator in the U.S., with 11 million subscribers located primarily in New York City, Los Angeles, the Carolinas and Midwest. The company was spun-off from Time Warner in March 2009. After several strong years of growth and shareholder returns, the company encountered customer service and competitive challenges in late 2012 which left it vulnerable to takeover. Indeed, Charter Communications (less than 0.05%), backed by Liberty Media (0.7%), attempted on several occasions to acquire the company in 2013. Finally in February 2014, Comcast (0.4%), the largest cable operator in the U.S., agreed to acquire TWC in an all stock transaction. While the proposed deal has been criticized in the press, we expect it to close with minimal conditions early in 2015. Read more...
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 19.90
TWC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
81% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 20.70 vs. TWC: 19.90 )
TWC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 12.45   Max: 32.68
Current: 19.9

12.45
32.68
P/B 5.40
TWC's P/B is ranked higher than
58% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. TWC: 5.40 )
TWC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 5.93
Current: 5.4

0.66
5.93
P/S 1.80
TWC's P/S is ranked higher than
69% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. TWC: 1.80 )
TWC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 2.97
Current: 1.8

0.48
2.97
PFCF 18.60
TWC's PFCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 49.71 vs. TWC: 18.60 )
TWC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.63   Max: 40.34
Current: 18.6

4.63
40.34
EV-to-EBIT 13.82
TWC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
86% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 16.41 vs. TWC: 13.82 )
TWC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 9.9   Max: 23.8
Current: 13.82

9.9
23.8
PEG 1.60
TWC's PEG is ranked higher than
94% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TWC: 1.60 )
TWC' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0   Max: 3.48
Current: 1.6

0
3.48
Shiller P/E 326.60
TWC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
68% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 44.48 vs. TWC: 326.60 )
TWC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 307.61   Max: 6911
Current: 326.6

307.61
6911
Current Ratio 0.38
TWC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 907 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. TWC: 0.38 )
TWC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 2.32
Current: 0.38

0.29
2.32
Quick Ratio 0.38
TWC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 907 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. TWC: 0.38 )
TWC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 2.32
Current: 0.38

0.29
2.32

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 2.00
TWC's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
69% of the 658 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. TWC: 2.00 )
TWC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 3.19
Current: 2

0.71
3.19
Dividend Payout 0.39
TWC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
89% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. TWC: 0.39 )
TWC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 0.67
Current: 0.39

0.22
0.67
Dividend growth (3y) 17.60
TWC's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
93% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. TWC: 17.60 )
TWC' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 17.6
Current: 17.6

0
17.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.10
TWC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
69% of the 666 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.82 vs. TWC: 2.10 )
TWC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 3.19
Current: 2.1

0.71
3.19
Share Buyback Rate 6.70
TWC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
97% of the 679 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. TWC: 6.70 )
TWC' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 6.7   Max: -3.3
Current: 6.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.25
TWC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
88% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. TWC: 1.25 )
TWC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 1.32
Current: 1.25

0.78
1.32
Price/Median PS Value 1.31
TWC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
74% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. TWC: 1.31 )
TWC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 2.05
Current: 1.31

0.35
2.05
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.10
TWC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
77% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. TWC: 7.10 )
TWC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.2   Max: 10.1
Current: 7.1

4.2
10.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 4.05
TWC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
78% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 7.05 vs. TWC: 4.05 )
TWC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 4.4   Max: 7.9
Current: 4.05

4.4
7.9

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Pay TV
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Time Warner Cable, Inc. was incorporated as a Delaware corporation on March 21, 2003. The Company provides video, high-speed data and voice services in the U.S., with technologically advanced, well-clustered cable systems located mainly in five geographic areas - New York State (including New York City), the Carolinas, the Midwest (including Ohio, Kentucky and Wisconsin), Southern California (including Los Angeles) and Texas. As of December 31, 2012, the Company served approximately 15.2 million customers (approximately 14.7 million residential services customers and 563,000 business services customers) who subscribed to one or more of its three primary services, totaling approximately 28.9 million primary service units. The Company's business services also include networking and transport services (including cell tower backhaul services) and managed and outsourced information technology ("IT") solutions and cloud services. The Company also sells advertising to a variety of national, regional and local customers. The Company markets its services separately and in "bundled" packages of multiple services and features. As of December 31, 2012, 61.2% of the Company's customers subscribed to two or more of its primary services, including 28.2% of its customers who subscribed to all three primary services. The Company offers a range of residential products and services designed with the goal of giving customers access to any content they want, any time they want it, anywhere they are and on any device they choose. It also offers various tiers and packages of residential video programming and music services ranging from a basic service tier with approximately 25 channels to a full set of digital packages with approximately 400 channels. The Company's high-speed data services provide residential services customers with a fast, always-on connection to the Internet. The Company's residential voice services offer customers unlimited local and long-distance calling throughout the U.S. and to Canada and Puerto Rico, together with a variety of calling features, including call waiting, call forwarding, distinctive ring and caller ID on the customer's telephone, computer or television, generally for a fixed monthly fee. During 2012, the Company launched IntelligentHome, a next-generation home automation and monitoring service, in several of its operating areas. The Company offers data, video and voice services, managed and outsourced IT solutions and cloud services to businesses. It provides these services to both retail and wholesale customers. During 2012, the Company launched the "Enjoy Better" platform to market its services, which aims to remind current and potential customers that the Company makes enjoying the things they love better. The messaging is delivered via broadcast, Company website, its cable systems, print, radio and other outlets, including outdoor advertising, direct mail, email, online advertising, local grassroots efforts a
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