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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.04
VMED's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
55% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. VMED: 0.04 )
VMED' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.04   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.04

Equity to Asset 0.11
VMED's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
56% of the 894 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. VMED: 0.11 )
VMED' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.77   Max: 0.37
Current: 0.11

-0.77
0.37
Interest Coverage 1.80
VMED's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
79% of the 630 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 5.89 vs. VMED: 1.80 )
VMED' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0   Max: 2
Current: 1.8

0
2
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 1.04
M-Score: -1.37
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 : 3/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 17.00
VMED's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 917 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 13.27 vs. VMED: 17.00 )
VMED' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -190.2   Max: 17
Current: 17

-190.2
17
Net-margin (%) 69.60
VMED's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 917 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.99 vs. VMED: 69.60 )
VMED' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -217.4   Max: 69.6
Current: 69.6

-217.4
69.6
ROE (%) 90.30
VMED's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 889 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 12.35 vs. VMED: 90.30 )
VMED' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -386   Max: 90.3
Current: 90.3

-386
90.3
ROA (%) 27.20
VMED's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.36 vs. VMED: 27.20 )
VMED' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -68.1   Max: 27.2
Current: 27.2

-68.1
27.2
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 18.10
VMED's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 21.42 vs. VMED: 18.10 )
VMED' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -131   Max: 18.1
Current: 18.1

-131
18.1
Revenue Growth (%) 1.70
VMED's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 809 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. VMED: 1.70 )
VMED' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 128.8
Current: 1.7

0
128.8
EBITDA Growth (%) 5.70
VMED's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 720 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. VMED: 5.70 )
VMED' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 124.9
Current: 5.7

0
124.9
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2012

VMED Guru Trades in Q3 2012

Joel Greenblatt 10,116 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 123,893 sh (+151.36%)
David Einhorn 4,920,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 17,499,223 sh (-0.71%)
Ray Dalio 393,279 sh (-30.67%)
Francisco Garcia Parames 492,641 sh (-36.57%)
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Q4 2012

VMED Guru Trades in Q4 2012

Andreas Halvorsen 2,014,200 sh (New)
George Soros 158,250 sh (New)
John Griffin 4,600,000 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 6,450 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,337,797 sh (+979.8%)
David Einhorn 4,920,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 17,425,463 sh (-0.42%)
Ray Dalio 319,579 sh (-18.74%)
Francisco Garcia Parames 227,017 sh (-53.92%)
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Q1 2013

VMED Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Jean-Marie Eveillard 508,555 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 659,487 sh (New)
Daniel Loeb 11,000,000 sh (New)
Steve Mandel 5,659,808 sh (New)
Paul Singer 2,883,292 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 109,730 sh (New)
Jim Simons 2,195,638 sh (New)
Larry Robbins 846,600 sh (New)
George Soros 1,674,850 sh (+958.36%)
David Einhorn 4,920,000 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Andreas Halvorsen Sold Out
Francisco Garcia Parames Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
John Griffin 1,650,000 sh (-64.13%)
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Q2 2013

VMED Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Mario Gabelli Sold Out
John Griffin Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
David Einhorn Sold Out
Steve Mandel Sold Out
Jean-Marie Eveillard Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Daniel Loeb Sold Out
Larry Robbins Sold Out
» More
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with VMED

(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 2013-03-31 New Buy10.1%$36.75 - $48.97 $ 75.4975%11000000
John Griffin 2013-03-31 Reduce -64.13%1.54%$36.75 - $48.97 $ 75.4975%1650000
Steve Mandel 2013-03-31 New Buy1.4%$36.75 - $48.97 $ 75.4975%5659808
George Soros 2013-03-31 Add 958.36%0.87%$36.75 - $48.97 $ 75.4975%1674850
Andreas Halvorsen 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.51%$36.75 - $48.97 $ 75.4975%0
Ray Dalio 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.12%$36.75 - $48.97 $ 75.4975%0
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-03-31 New Buy0.08%$36.75 - $48.97 $ 75.4975%508555
Mario Gabelli 2013-03-31 New Buy0.03%$36.75 - $48.97 $ 75.4975%109730
John Griffin 2012-12-31 New Buy2.4%$29.92 - $36.79 $ 75.49125%4600000
Andreas Halvorsen 2012-12-31 New Buy0.51%$29.92 - $36.79 $ 75.49125%2014200
George Soros 2012-12-31 New Buy0.07%$29.92 - $36.79 $ 75.49125%158250
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.02%$29.92 - $36.79 $ 75.49125%0
Ray Dalio 2012-09-30 Reduce -30.67%0.06%$24.11 - $30.44 $ 75.49178%393279
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 New Buy0.02%$24.11 - $30.44 $ 75.49178%10116
David Einhorn 2012-06-30 New Buy1.9%$21.46 - $25.33 $ 75.49224%4920000
Ray Dalio 2012-06-30 Add 222.12%0.14%$21.46 - $25.33 $ 75.49224%567279
Ray Dalio 2012-03-31 Reduce -32.58%0.03%$21.5 - $25.93 $ 75.49230%176108
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 Add 62.23%0.04%$20.66 - $27.89 $ 75.49218%261208
Ray Dalio 2011-09-30 Add 141.43%0.03%$20.93 - $30.57 $ 75.49196%161008
George Soros 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0058%$20.93 - $30.57 $ 75.49194%0
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 3.50
VMED's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
50% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 20.70 vs. VMED: 3.50 )
VMED' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.66   Max: 1507.44
Current: 3.5

2.66
1507.44
P/B 2.80
VMED's P/B is ranked lower than
54% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. VMED: 2.80 )
VMED' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 15.29
Current: 2.8

0.33
15.29
P/S 2.59
VMED's P/S is ranked lower than
56% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. VMED: 2.59 )
VMED' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 3.33
Current: 2.59

0.17
3.33
PFCF 30.70
VMED's PFCF is ranked higher than
58% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 49.71 vs. VMED: 30.70 )
VMED' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.75   Max: 216.82
Current: 30.7

1.75
216.82
EV-to-EBIT 20.40
VMED's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
59% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 16.41 vs. VMED: 20.40 )
VMED' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 17.3   Max: 1193.6
Current: 20.4

17.3
1193.6
PEG 0.20
VMED's PEG is ranked higher than
72% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. VMED: 0.20 )
VMED' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 19.05
Current: 0.2

0.2
19.05
Shiller P/E 52.80
VMED's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
65% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 44.48 vs. VMED: 52.80 )
VMED' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 47.91   Max: 62.73
Current: 52.8

47.91
62.73
Current Ratio 0.54
VMED's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 907 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. VMED: 0.54 )
VMED' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 0.54

Quick Ratio 0.65
VMED's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 907 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. VMED: 0.65 )
VMED' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 0.65

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.31
VMED's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
91% of the 658 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. VMED: 0.31 )
VMED' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 3.81
Current: 0.31

0.06
3.81
Dividend Payout 0.01
VMED's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
98% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. VMED: 0.01 )
VMED' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.27
Current: 0.01

0.01
0.27
Dividend growth (3y) -0.20
VMED's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
93% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. VMED: -0.20 )
VMED' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 12.5
Current: -0.2

0
12.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.35
VMED's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
90% of the 666 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.82 vs. VMED: 0.35 )
VMED' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 4.25
Current: 0.35

0.07
4.25
Share Buyback Rate -0.20
VMED's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
74% of the 679 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. VMED: -0.20 )
VMED' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -7.6
Current: -0.2

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 44.90
VMED's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
79% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. VMED: 44.90 )
VMED' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 31.4
Current: 44.9

3.1
31.4
Price/Tangible Book 11.80
VMED's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
59% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 16.30 vs. VMED: 11.80 )
VMED' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.8   Max: 7
Current: 11.8

1.8
7
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.70
VMED's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
69% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. VMED: 2.70 )
VMED' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 1.7
Current: 2.7

1.2
1.7
Price/Median PS Value 3.00
VMED's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
58% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. VMED: 3.00 )
VMED' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 1.5
Current: 3

0.2
1.5
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.60
VMED's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
66% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. VMED: 0.60 )
VMED' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 10.4
Current: 0.6

0.4
10.4
Price/Graham Number 2.40
VMED's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
65% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. VMED: 2.40 )
VMED' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 1.2
Current: 2.4

Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.90
VMED's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
68% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. VMED: 4.90 )
VMED' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 5.8
Current: 4.9

0.1
5.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 11.22
VMED's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
67% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 7.05 vs. VMED: 11.22 )
VMED' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 10   Max: 23.9
Current: 11.22

10
23.9

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Pay TV
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Traded in other countries:VMED.UK, N5T.Germany

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