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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 0.73
TWER's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
56% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. TWER: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
TWER' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.07  Med: 12.68 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.73
Equity to Asset 0.37
TWER's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
54% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. TWER: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
TWER' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.88 Max: 0.94
Current: 0.37
0.16
0.94
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -1.88
M-Score: -4.62
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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Operating margin (%) -85.35
TWER's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.37 vs. TWER: -85.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
TWER' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -128.03  Med: -70.23 Max: -30.78
Current: -85.35
-128.03
-30.78
Net-margin (%) -100.78
TWER's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.35 vs. TWER: -100.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
TWER' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -125.53  Med: -69.57 Max: -26.51
Current: -100.78
-125.53
-26.51
ROE (%) -80.62
TWER's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 434 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.77 vs. TWER: -80.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
TWER' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -215.38  Med: -34.41 Max: -11.99
Current: -80.62
-215.38
-11.99
ROA (%) -47.47
TWER's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. TWER: -47.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
TWER' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -160.92  Med: -29.65 Max: -10.96
Current: -47.47
-160.92
-10.96
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -80.88
TWER's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.77 vs. TWER: -80.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
TWER' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -206.88  Med: -61.51 Max: -32.18
Current: -80.88
-206.88
-32.18
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -4.40
TWER's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 391 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. TWER: -4.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TWER' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -2.50 Max: 31.8
Current: -4.4
0
31.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 39.80
TWER's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. TWER: 39.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TWER' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 16.00 Max: 192.4
Current: 39.8
0
192.4
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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

TWER Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 163,100 sh (+22.72%)
Columbia Wanger 4,000,000 sh (unchged)
George Soros 431,800 sh (-11.66%)
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Q4 2014

TWER Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 179,100 sh (+9.81%)
Columbia Wanger 4,000,000 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger 4,000,000 sh (unchged)
George Soros 431,800 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2015

TWER Guru Trades in Q1 2015

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

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P/B 4.13
TWER's P/B is ranked lower than
77% of the 423 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. TWER: 4.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
TWER' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.67  Med: 2.34 Max: 13.16
Current: 4.13
0.67
13.16
P/S 3.19
TWER's P/S is ranked lower than
82% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. TWER: 3.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
TWER' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.05  Med: 4.64 Max: 29.57
Current: 3.19
2.05
29.57
Current Ratio 4.90
TWER's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. TWER: 4.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
TWER' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.09  Med: 4.93 Max: 19.66
Current: 4.9
0.09
19.66
Quick Ratio 4.90
TWER's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. TWER: 4.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
TWER' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.09  Med: 4.93 Max: 19.66
Current: 4.9
0.09
19.66
Days Sales Outstanding 11.47
TWER's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
92% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.27 vs. TWER: 11.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
TWER' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 6.68  Med: 9.27 Max: 14.48
Current: 11.47
6.68
14.48

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 4.71
TWER's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
73% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 vs. TWER: 4.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
TWER' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.74  Med: 2.60 Max: 12.68
Current: 4.71
0.74
12.68
Price/Median PS Value 0.65
TWER's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. TWER: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
TWER' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.49  Med: 0.98 Max: 5.46
Current: 0.65
0.49
5.46
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -24.95
TWER's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. TWER: -24.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
TWER' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -27.41  Med: 846.70 Max: 846.7
Current: -24.95
-27.41
846.7

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 34 48 54
EPS($) -0.47 -0.26 -0.20
EPS without NRI($) -0.47 -0.26 -0.20

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
Compare:CHU, T, VODPF, VZ, CHL » details
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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Comment for 10 Year Financial Data of Towerstream Corporation (TWER) - GuruFocus.com Jan 10 2013 
TWER: comment by OutofDate1980 Apr 01 2012 
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 

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