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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 : 5/10

Interest Coverage 1.96
TWTC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
80% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.73 vs. TWTC: 1.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
TWTC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 1.96
Current: 1.96
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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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 0)

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Guru Trades

TWTC Guru Trades in

Q2 2014

TWTC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 7,026 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 267,000 sh (New)
Eric Mindich 1,118,000 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 20,900 sh (+43.15%)
Mason Hawkins 15,201,344 sh (+40.30%)
Jim Simons 9,196,800 sh (+2.92%)
Steven Cohen 575,000 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Columbia Wanger 1,430,000 sh (-88.30%)
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Q3 2014

TWTC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

George Soros 114,583 sh (New)
Dodge & Cox 9,920 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 119,050 sh (+469.62%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Jim Simons 9,134,236 sh (-0.68%)
Mason Hawkins 14,977,510 sh (-1.47%)
Eric Mindich 530,700 sh (-52.53%)
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Q4 2014

TWTC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Dodge & Cox Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Eric Mindich Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Mason Hawkins Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
Traded in other countries:TWM.Germany,

Tw telecom inc was formed in 1998. The Company together with its wholly-owned subsidiaries provide managed network services, specializing in business Ethernet, data networking, Converged, IP-based virtual private network or "IP VPN", Internet access, voice, including voice over Internet Protocol or "VoIP", and network security services to enterprise organizations, including public sector entities, and carriers throughout the U.S., including global locations. It offers a portfolio of solutions to its customers with predictable and reliable service quality. It designs and deliver scalable and efficient solutions that enable its customers complex and evolving business applications. These solutions emphasize its data networking service offerings, which include an expanding portfolio of business Ethernet data services, managed network services and its converged service offerings comprised of data, Internet, voice, security, remote access and managed routers. It also provides a broad range of traditional services, including a dedicated network service portfolio with private line, special access and private transport services, voice services and secure Internet access. Its customers include enterprise organizations in a wide variety of industry segments, including, among others, the financial services, technology and science, health care, distribution, manufacturing and professional services industries, data centers, cloud application providers, public sector entities, system integrators and communications service providers, including ILECs, CLECs, wireless communications companies and cable companies. Its primary competition is from the ILECs, CLECs and cable companies. The ILECs, primarily AT&T Inc., Verizon Communications, Inc. and CenturyLink Inc., other CLECs and some cable companies offer services substantially similar to some of those it offers and target some of the same customers. The Company is subject to regulation by the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC"), state regulatory authorities and local government agencies.



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Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,621
EPS (TTM) $ 0.19
Short Percentage of Float0.87%
52-Week Range $25.83 - 44.15
Shares Outstanding (Mil)138.07

Analyst Estimate

Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 1,695 1,846 2,038
EPS ($) 0.42 0.68 1.08 1.40
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.42 0.68 1.08 1.40
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