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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.07
S's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
85% of the 485 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. S: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
S' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.19 Max: N/A
Current: 0.07
Equity to Asset 0.26
S's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
72% of the 474 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. S: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
S' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.34 Max: 0.62
Current: 0.26
0.1
0.62
Interest Coverage 0.29
S's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
98% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.77 vs. S: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
S' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 1.62 Max: 1.65
Current: 0.29
0.11
1.65
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.40
M-Score: -3.63
WACC vs ROIC
5.63%
0.78%
WACC
ROIC
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 1.91
S's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 482 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.94 vs. S: 1.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
S' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -72.01  Med: -4.74 Max: 7.44
Current: 1.91
-72.01
7.44
Net-margin (%) -5.14
S's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 484 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.89 vs. S: -5.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
S' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -73.68  Med: -9.14 Max: 6.2
Current: -5.14
-73.68
6.2
ROE (%) -7.78
S's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.75 vs. S: -7.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
S' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -78.6  Med: -13.73 Max: 5.43
Current: -7.78
-78.6
5.43
ROA (%) -2.04
S's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 492 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. S: -2.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
S' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.64  Med: -4.41 Max: 2.48
Current: -2.04
-36.64
2.48
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 3.18
S's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.62 vs. S: 3.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
S' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -108.61  Med: -10.69 Max: 12.26
Current: 3.18
-108.61
12.26
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -8.10
S's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. S: -8.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
S' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -50.4  Med: -3.30 Max: 87.8
Current: -8.1
-50.4
87.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -6.50
S's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. S: -6.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
S' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -60.3  Med: -7.50 Max: 48.9
Current: -6.5
-60.3
48.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -4.30
S's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. S: -4.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
S' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -51.7  Med: 9.35 Max: 94.3
Current: -4.3
-51.7
94.3
» S's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-05-05)


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

S Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 2,441,700 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 3,317,900 sh (+200.64%)
Mario Gabelli 1,637,525 sh (+43.43%)
PRIMECAP Management 16,565,000 sh (+22.93%)
Dodge & Cox 117,394,003 sh (+21.18%)
First Eagle Investment 602 sh (unchged)
Larry Robbins 6,646,917 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
John Paulson 5,225,700 sh (-82.64%)
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Q2 2015

S Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Mario Gabelli 2,803,880 sh (+71.23%)
Jim Simons 3,940,950 sh (+61.40%)
Dodge & Cox 172,874,571 sh (+47.26%)
PRIMECAP Management 20,085,000 sh (+21.25%)
First Eagle Investment 602 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Larry Robbins 5,495,435 sh (-17.32%)
John Paulson 2,378,400 sh (-54.49%)
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Q3 2015

S Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 126,014 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 27,550,000 sh (+37.17%)
Dodge & Cox 185,675,129 sh (+7.40%)
First Eagle Investment 602 sh (unchged)
Larry Robbins Sold Out
John Paulson Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 2,198,136 sh (-21.60%)
Jim Simons 246,600 sh (-93.74%)
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Q4 2015

S Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Pioneer Investments 28,807 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 27,650,000 sh (+0.36%)
Dodge & Cox 185,713,517 sh (+0.02%)
First Eagle Investment 602 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 2,047,972 sh (-6.83%)
Paul Tudor Jones 45,683 sh (-63.75%)
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Top Ranked Articles about Sprint Corp

T-Mobile Posts Impressive Profit, Strong Subscriber Growth Carrier's 4th quarter profit nearly triples
T-Mobile (NASDAQ:TMUS) released its fourth quarter and full year 2015 earnings on Wednesday, outpacing its rivals by making strong customer addition and surpassing Wall Street estimates on both top and bottom lines. While Verizon (NYSE:VZ), AT&T (NYSE:T) and Sprint (NYSE:S) were struggling to retain and add new subscribers, T-Mobile recorded addition of 2.1 million customers. The “Un-carrier” enjoyed solid growth in profit, thanks to its “Binge On” video streaming service that lured customers. Here’s a brief look at the T-Mobile’s operational and financial performance in the quarter that went by. Read more...
Key Takeaways From Sprint’s 2nd Quarter Earnings Sprint’s losses narrow and subscriber base improves amid its turnaround
Sprint (NYSE:S) recently released its second quarter 2015 results and reported lower-than-expected earnings due to heavy promotional price cuts. The fourth-largest U.S. wireless carrier did bleed a lot of cash, but the move attracted customers. The company is in the middle of a "transformational journey", in the words of Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure, to emerge as a stronger wireless player amid rising competition. Sprint said it now expects fiscal 2015 adjusted EBITDA at the lower end of its previous forecast of $7.2 billion to $7.6 billion. Here’s a look at the company’s latest quarterly performance. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 0.71
S's P/B is ranked higher than
89% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. S: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
S' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.95 Max: 5.77
Current: 0.71
0.23
5.77
P/S 0.43
S's P/S is ranked higher than
83% of the 474 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. S: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
S' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.53 Max: 1.84
Current: 0.43
0.13
1.84
POCF 3.80
S's POCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.45 vs. S: 3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
S' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 3.77 Max: 94.65
Current: 3.8
0.68
94.65
EV-to-EBIT 70.49
S's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
92% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.31 vs. S: 70.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
S' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -142.3  Med: -11.80 Max: 72.9
Current: 70.49
-142.3
72.9
EV-to-EBITDA 6.13
S's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
66% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.34 vs. S: 6.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
S' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.3  Med: 6.70 Max: 31.7
Current: 6.13
-3.3
31.7
Current Ratio 0.59
S's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. S: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
S' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.16 Max: 1.97
Current: 0.59
0.52
1.97
Quick Ratio 0.50
S's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
87% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. S: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
S' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 1.07 Max: 1.86
Current: 0.5
0.48
1.86
Days Inventory 26.62
S's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
67% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.82 vs. S: 26.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
S' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.84  Med: 19.64 Max: 44.89
Current: 26.62
12.84
44.89
Days Sales Outstanding 11.64
S's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
92% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 48.41 vs. S: 11.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
S' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.96  Med: 34.23 Max: 72.15
Current: 11.64
10.96
72.15
Days Payable 71.81
S's Days Payable is ranked higher than
54% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 67.49 vs. S: 71.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
S' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 36.22  Med: 66.96 Max: 103.7
Current: 71.81
36.22
103.7

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Projected FCF 7.15
S's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
94% of the 219 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. S: 7.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
S' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.80 Max: 7.54
Current: 7.15
0.11
7.54
Price/Median PS Value 0.79
S's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 417 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. S: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
S' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 1.19 Max: 35.61
Current: 0.79
0.28
35.61
Price/Graham Number 0.39
S's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
88% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. S: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
S' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.59 Max: 10.63
Current: 0.39
0.26
10.63
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1.43
S's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 484 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. S: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
S' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 3.00 Max: 5.3
Current: 1.43
1.4
5.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -21.68
S's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.84 vs. S: -21.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
S' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.7  Med: 13.90 Max: 88.7
Current: -21.68
-27.7
88.7

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $32391
EPS $ -0.43
Beta0.46
Short Percentage of Float26.67%
52-Week Range $2.18 - 5.36
Shares Outstanding(Mil)3971.22

Analyst Estimate

Mar16 Mar17 Mar18 Mar19
Revenue(Mil) 32,120 32,580 33,808 34,713
EPS($) -0.27 -0.19 -0.13 0.20
EPS without NRI($) -0.27 -0.19 -0.13 0.20

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
Compare:XAMS:KPN, JSE:VOD, MIL:TITR, BER:O2D, SHSE:600050 » details
Traded in other countries:2S7.Germany, S.Mexico,
Sprint Corp was incorporated in 2012 under the laws of Delaware. It is a communications company offering wireless and wireline communications products and services to individual consumers, businesses, government subscribers and resellers. The Company offers wireless and wireline voice and data transmission services to subscribers in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands under the Sprint corporate brand, which includes its retail brands of Sprint, Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile, and Assurance Wireless on networks that utilize third generation (3G) code division multiple access (CDMA) or Internet protocol (IP) technologies. It also offers fourth generation (4G) services utilizing Long Term Evolution (LTE) as well as Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX) technologies. It utilizes these networks to offer wireless and wireline subscribers differentiated products and services whether through the use of a single network or a combination of these networks. It operates in two segments, namely Wireless and Wireline. Through its Wireless segment, it offers wireless services on a postpaid and prepaid payment basis to retail subscribers and also on a wholesale and affiliate basis, which includes the sale of wireless services that utilize the Sprint network but are sold under the wholesaler's brand. It supports the open development of applications, content, and devices on the Sprint platform through products and services such as Sprint ID, which provides an easy way for users to discover content from brands and special interests as well as manage those experiences on certain Android devices, and Sprint Zone, which allows subscribers to not only manage their account and self-service functions via their device but facilitates discovery of new content and personalization through recommendations for applications and entertainment content. Through its Wireline segment, it provides wireline voice and data communications services to other communications companies and targeted business and consumer subscribers. In addition, it provides voice, data and IP communication services to its Wireless segment, and IP and other services to cable Multiple System Operators (MSOs). Cable MSOs resell its local and long distance services and use its back office systems and network assets in support of their telephone service provided over cable facilities to residential end-use subscribers. The Company's competitors include AT&T, Verizon Wireless (Verizon) and T-Mobile, Verizon Communications, CenturyLink, Level 3 Communications, Inc. Communications services are subject to regulation at the federal level by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and in certain states by public utilities commissions (PUCs).
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