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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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.56
TWER's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
55% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. TWER: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
TWER' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 12.68 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.56
Equity to Asset 0.28
TWER's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
71% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. TWER: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
TWER' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.88 Max: 0.94
Current: 0.28
0.16
0.94
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -4.21
M-Score: -5.56
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 : 4/10

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history
Operating margin (%) -88.69
TWER's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.58 vs. TWER: -88.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
TWER' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -128.03  Med: -70.23 Max: -30.78
Current: -88.69
-128.03
-30.78
Net-margin (%) -109.50
TWER's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.47 vs. TWER: -109.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
TWER' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -125.53  Med: -69.57 Max: -26.51
Current: -109.5
-125.53
-26.51
ROE (%) -105.92
TWER's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 445 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.28 vs. TWER: -105.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
TWER' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -215.38  Med: -34.41 Max: -11.99
Current: -105.92
-215.38
-11.99
ROA (%) -51.20
TWER's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.77 vs. TWER: -51.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
TWER' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -160.92  Med: -29.65 Max: -10.96
Current: -51.2
-160.92
-10.96
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -86.17
TWER's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.10 vs. TWER: -86.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
TWER' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -206.88  Med: -61.51 Max: -32.18
Current: -86.17
-206.88
-32.18
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -4.40
TWER's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. TWER: -4.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TWER' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -2.50 Max: 31.8
Current: -4.4
0
31.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 40.80
TWER's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. TWER: 40.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TWER' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.4  Med: 34.30 Max: 628.7
Current: 40.8
-27.4
628.7
» TWER's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

TWER Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Charles Brandes 34,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 247,400 sh (+38.14%)
George Soros 431,800 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger 4,000,000 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2015

TWER Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 264,700 sh (+6.99%)
George Soros 431,800 sh (unchged)
Charles Brandes 34,000 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger 3,775,680 sh (-5.61%)
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Q3 2015

TWER Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 274,900 sh (+3.85%)
George Soros 431,800 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger 3,775,680 sh (unchged)
Charles Brandes Sold Out
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Q4 2015

TWER Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 490,800 sh (+78.54%)
Columbia Wanger 3,160,830 sh (-16.28%)
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Ratios

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history
P/B 0.79
TWER's P/B is ranked higher than
84% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. TWER: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
TWER' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 2.33 Max: 13.16
Current: 0.79
0.67
13.16
P/S 0.41
TWER's P/S is ranked higher than
89% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. TWER: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
TWER' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 4.55 Max: 29.57
Current: 0.41
0.41
29.57
Current Ratio 3.89
TWER's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. TWER: 3.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
TWER' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 4.92 Max: 19.66
Current: 3.89
0.09
19.66
Quick Ratio 3.89
TWER's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. TWER: 3.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
TWER' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 4.92 Max: 19.66
Current: 3.89
0.09
19.66
Days Sales Outstanding 11.04
TWER's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
92% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.67 vs. TWER: 11.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
TWER' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.68  Med: 9.27 Max: 14.48
Current: 11.04
6.68
14.48
Days Payable 14.54
TWER's Days Payable is ranked lower than
87% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 64.06 vs. TWER: 14.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
TWER' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.97  Med: 66.15 Max: 209.04
Current: 14.54
12.97
209.04

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.00
TWER's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
81% of the 504 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TWER: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
TWER' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 2.60 Max: 12.68
Current: 1
0.74
12.68
Price/Median PS Value 0.09
TWER's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TWER: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
TWER' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.00 Max: 5.55
Current: 0.09
0.5
5.55
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -103.49
TWER's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. TWER: -103.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
TWER' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -103.53  Med: 846.70 Max: 846.7
Current: -103.49
-103.53
846.7

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $32
EPS $ -0.52
Beta1.46
Short Percentage of Float4.60%
52-Week Range $0.12 - 2.55
Shares Outstanding(Mil)66.78

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 32 40 52
EPS($) -0.52 -0.41 -0.23
EPS without NRI($) -0.52 -0.41 -0.23

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Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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Traded in other countries:23T.Germany,
Towerstream Corp was incorporated in December 1999 in Delaware. The Company is a 4G and Small Cell Rooftop Tower company which provides wireless communication services. It operates in two business segments; Fixed Wireless Services Segment, and Shared Wireless Infrastructure Segment. Its business activities were focused on delivering fixed wireless broadband services to commercial customers over a wireless network transmitting over both regulated and unregulated radio spectrum. Its fixed wireless service supports bandwidth on demand, wireless redundancy, virtual private networks, disaster recovery, bundled data and video services. It provides services to business customers in New York City, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Miami, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, Philadelphia, Nashville, Las Vegas-Reno and Providence-Newport. The Company has been exploring opportunities to leverage its fixed wireless network in urban markets to provide other wireless technology solutions and services. The Company incorporated a wholly-owned subsidiary, Hetnets Tower Corporation. Hetnets utilizes the carrier-class network constructed on the street level rooftops to generate rental income from four separate sources including; rental of space on street level rooftops for the installation of customer owned small cells which includes Wi-Fi antennae, DAS, and Metro and Pico cells; rental of a channel on Hetnets' Wi-Fi network for internet access and the offloading of mobile data; rental of a port for backhaul or transport; and power and other related services. It employs an inside direct sales force model to sells its services to business customers. The Company competes with Comcast Corporation, Time Warner Cable, Charter, Cox Communications, TelePacific Communications, MegaPath Networks, EarthLink, Inc., WildBlue Communications, Inc., Hughes Network Systems, LLC., AT&T Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc. The Company's business activities, including the acquisition, lease, maintenance and use of spectrum licenses, are extensively regulated by federal, state and local governmental authorities.
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Headlines

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Weekly CEO Sales Highlight Nov 22 2015 
Insider Buys at 52-Week Lows Mar 27 2013 
Towerstream Corp. (TWER) Chairman of Board of Directors Philip Urso sells 17,000 Shares Jan 20 2011 
Towerstream Corp. (TWER) Chairman of Board of Directors, 10% Owner Philip Urso sells 17,000 Shares Oct 18 2010 
Towerstream Corp. (TWER) Chairman of Board of Directors, 10% Owner Philip Urso sells 30,000 Shares Aug 13 2010 
Towerstream Corp. (TWER) President and CEO Jeffrey M Thompson sells 40,000 Shares Aug 13 2010 
Towerstream Corp. (TWER) Chairman of Board of Directors, 10% Owner Philip Urso sells 17,000 Shares Jul 16 2010 
Towerstream Corp. (TWER) President and CEO Jeffrey M Thompson sells 4,450 Shares May 14 2010 
Towerstream Corp. (TWER) Chairman of Board of Directors Philip Urso sells 16,490 Shares May 13 2010 
Towerstream Corp. (TWER) Chairman of Board of Directors Philip Urso sells 13,510 Shares May 13 2010 

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