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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.05
SJR's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
87% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. SJR: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
SJR' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.01  Med: 0.05 Max: 0.19
Current: 0.05
-0.01
0.19
Equity-to-Asset 0.37
SJR's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
52% of the 413 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. SJR: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
SJR' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.32 Max: 0.48
Current: 0.37
0.21
0.48
Interest Coverage 3.72
SJR's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
65% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.87 vs. SJR: 3.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SJR' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.13  Med: 3.99 Max: 5.35
Current: 3.72
3.13
5.35
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 1.61
Beneish M-Score: -2.92
WACC vs ROIC
4.52%
7.33%
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 22.18
SJR's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
88% of the 413 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 7.55 vs. SJR: 22.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
SJR' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.18  Med: 27.55 Max: 29.69
Current: 22.18
22.18
29.69
Net Margin % 21.91
SJR's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
93% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. SJR: 21.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
SJR' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.51  Med: 15.2 Max: 24.98
Current: 21.91
9.51
24.98
ROE % 18.56
SJR's ROE % is ranked higher than
81% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 5.72 vs. SJR: 18.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
SJR' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.6  Med: 20.29 Max: 31.61
Current: 18.56
14.6
31.61
ROA % 7.35
SJR's ROA % is ranked higher than
80% of the 422 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. SJR: 7.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
SJR' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.97  Med: 5.99 Max: 8.14
Current: 7.35
3.97
8.14
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 18.05
SJR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
59% of the 418 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 13.31 vs. SJR: 18.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
SJR' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.05  Med: 36.14 Max: 41.7
Current: 18.05
18.05
41.7
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -3.90
SJR's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
68% of the 386 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. SJR: -3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
SJR' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.6  Med: 11.8 Max: 25.8
Current: -3.9
-5.6
25.8
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -7.50
SJR's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
75% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. SJR: -7.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
SJR' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.2  Med: 8.3 Max: 60
Current: -7.5
-23.2
60
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -17.40
SJR's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
68% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: -3.00 vs. SJR: -17.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
SJR' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42  Med: 8.8 Max: 203.1
Current: -17.4
-42
203.1
GuruFocus has detected 6 Warning Signs with Shaw Communications Inc $SJR.
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-04-14)


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

SJR Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Joel Greenblatt 32,031 sh (+61.85%)
Jim Simons 980,166 sh (+51.40%)
David Dreman 3,741 sh (-11.73%)
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Q2 2016

SJR Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Joel Greenblatt 282,656 sh (+782.45%)
Jim Simons 1,206,500 sh (+23.09%)
David Dreman 1,960 sh (-47.61%)
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Q3 2016

SJR Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 1,213,600 sh (+0.59%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
David Dreman 1,873 sh (-4.44%)
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Q4 2016

SJR Guru Trades in Q4 2016

David Dreman Sold Out
Jim Simons 964,300 sh (-20.54%)
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Preferred stocks of Shaw Communications Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
SJR.PR.A.Canada16.854.77Cum Red Pfd Shs -2- Series -A-
SJR.PR.B.Canada17.242.74B

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Pay TV    NAICS: 515210    SIC: 4814
Compare: » details
Traded in other countries:SJR.A.Canada, SWC.Germany,
Shaw Communications Inc is a diversified communications & media company, providing consumers with broadband cable television, high-speed internet, home phone, telecommunications services, satellite direct-to-home services & engaging programming.

Shaw Communications provides television, Internet access, and phone service in western Canada. Its cable network passes 4.2 million homes. Wind mobile, now part of Shaw, has more than 1 million wireless subscribers, close to two thirds of which are postpaid. Shaw also serves business customers in western Canada under its business network services segment and provides colocation and cloud services to enterprise clients in Canada and the United States.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 14.89
SJR's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 19.62 vs. SJR: 14.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
SJR' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.42  Med: 17.05 Max: 33.24
Current: 14.89
10.42
33.24
Forward PE Ratio 25.19
SJR's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 15.29 vs. SJR: 25.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 40.68
SJR's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
73% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 20.20 vs. SJR: 40.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
SJR' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.2  Med: 18.09 Max: 40.68
Current: 40.68
12.2
40.68
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 14.21
SJR's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
58% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 16.53 vs. SJR: 14.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
SJR' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.07  Med: 16.05 Max: 240
Current: 14.21
9.07
240
PB Ratio 2.84
SJR's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 521 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. SJR: 2.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
SJR' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.23  Med: 3.28 Max: 7.38
Current: 2.84
2.23
7.38
PS Ratio 3.19
SJR's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. SJR: 3.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
SJR' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.86  Med: 2.82 Max: 5.48
Current: 3.19
1.86
5.48
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 34.86
SJR's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
75% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 17.85 vs. SJR: 34.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
SJR' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.24  Med: 27.22 Max: 80.09
Current: 34.86
14.24
80.09
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 9.82
SJR's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
69% of the 409 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.87 vs. SJR: 9.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
SJR' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.04  Med: 8.57 Max: 15.39
Current: 9.82
6.04
15.39
EV-to-EBIT 25.33
SJR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
71% of the 520 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 15.15 vs. SJR: 25.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SJR' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.7  Med: 14.2 Max: 25.33
Current: 25.33
10.7
25.33
EV-to-EBITDA 11.72
SJR's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
72% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 8.03 vs. SJR: 11.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SJR' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.4  Med: 9 Max: 14.7
Current: 11.72
6.4
14.7
Shiller PE Ratio 20.48
SJR's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 16.40 vs. SJR: 20.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
SJR' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.45  Med: 26.86 Max: 226.67
Current: 20.48
17.45
226.67
Current Ratio 0.43
SJR's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
91% of the 407 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. SJR: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SJR' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.53 Max: 1.88
Current: 0.43
0.17
1.88
Quick Ratio 0.40
SJR's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
91% of the 407 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. SJR: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SJR' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.46 Max: 1.85
Current: 0.4
0.16
1.85
Days Inventory 11.81
SJR's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
63% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 17.21 vs. SJR: 11.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SJR' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.89  Med: 12.86 Max: 19.27
Current: 11.81
9.89
19.27
Days Sales Outstanding 18.71
SJR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
85% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 47.51 vs. SJR: 18.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SJR' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.71  Med: 26.11 Max: 38.08
Current: 18.71
18.71
38.08
Days Payable 19.09
SJR's Days Payable is ranked lower than
84% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 63.61 vs. SJR: 19.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SJR' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.68  Med: 13.13 Max: 104.98
Current: 19.09
7.68
104.98

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 4.42
SJR's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
57% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.85 vs. SJR: 4.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
SJR' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 3.75 Max: 4.56
Current: 4.42
1.2
4.56
Dividend Payout Ratio 1.45
SJR's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 314 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. SJR: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
SJR' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.65 Max: 1.45
Current: 1.45
0.46
1.45
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 5.80
SJR's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
52% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. SJR: 5.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
SJR' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 11 Max: 119.4
Current: 5.8
0
119.4
Forward Dividend Yield % 4.41
SJR's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
54% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.21 vs. SJR: 4.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 5.36
SJR's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
63% of the 803 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. SJR: 5.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
SJR' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.45  Med: 4.54 Max: 5.52
Current: 5.36
1.45
5.52
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -4.20
SJR's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 267 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. SJR: -4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SJR' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.7  Med: -0.5 Max: 2.5
Current: -4.2
-13.7
2.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.81
SJR's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
59% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. SJR: 1.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
SJR' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 1.4 Max: 28.26
Current: 1.81
1.04
28.26
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.13
SJR's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
58% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. SJR: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
SJR' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.04 Max: 4
Current: 1.13
0.51
4
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 3.95
SJR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
56% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.84 vs. SJR: 3.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
SJR' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 7 Max: 9.3
Current: 3.95
3.9
9.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -1.55
SJR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
73% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 8.29 vs. SJR: -1.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
SJR' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.55  Med: 13.3 Max: 31.6
Current: -1.55
-1.55
31.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3,807
EPS (TTM) $ 1.71
Beta1.19
Short Percentage of Float0.67%
52-Week Range $17.92 - 21.84
Shares Outstanding (Mil)488.26

Analyst Estimate

Aug17 Aug18 Aug19
Revenue (Mil $) 3,953 4,103 4,242
EPS ($) 0.98 1.02 1.14
EPS without NRI ($) 0.98 1.02 1.14
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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