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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.14
SJR's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
69% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. SJR: 0.14 )
SJR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: -0.01   Max: 0.14
Current: 0.14

-0.01
0.14
Equity to Asset 0.36
SJR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
75% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. SJR: 0.36 )
SJR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 0.48
Current: 0.36

0.22
0.48
Interest Coverage 5.31
SJR's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
75% of the 638 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.32 vs. SJR: 5.31 )
SJR' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 5.31
Current: 5.31

0.23
5.31
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.99
M-Score: -2.77
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 : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 27.46
SJR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 11.99 vs. SJR: 27.46 )
SJR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -0.51   Max: 29.69
Current: 27.46

-0.51
29.69
Net-margin (%) 16.35
SJR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.41 vs. SJR: 16.35 )
SJR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -15.6   Max: 21.63
Current: 16.35

-15.6
21.63
ROE (%) 19.17
SJR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 12.35 vs. SJR: 19.17 )
SJR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -9.37   Max: 31.61
Current: 19.17

-9.37
31.61
ROA (%) 6.64
SJR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 952 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.57 vs. SJR: 6.64 )
SJR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -3.29   Max: 8.13
Current: 6.64

-3.29
8.13
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 41.06
SJR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 950 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 21.42 vs. SJR: 41.06 )
SJR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -0.38   Max: 42.42
Current: 41.06

-0.38
42.42
Revenue Growth (%) 1.70
SJR's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 843 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. SJR: 1.70 )
SJR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -29.7   Max: 73.7
Current: 1.7

-29.7
73.7
EBITDA Growth (%) 4.60
SJR's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. SJR: 4.60 )
SJR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -31.6   Max: 59.8
Current: 4.6

-31.6
59.8
EPS Growth (%) 15.00
SJR's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 703 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. SJR: 15.00 )
SJR' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -42.9   Max: 65.8
Current: 15

-42.9
65.8
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

SJR Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Joel Greenblatt 315,766 sh (+163.43%)
Jim Simons 234,196 sh (-45.24%)
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Q1 2014

SJR Guru Trades in Q1 2014

David Dreman 2,737 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 19,212 sh (New)
Jim Simons 40,500 sh (-82.71%)
Joel Greenblatt 21,849 sh (-93.08%)
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Q2 2014

SJR Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 370,700 sh (+815.31%)
Joel Greenblatt 73,496 sh (+236.38%)
David Dreman 5,720 sh (+108.99%)
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Q3 2014

SJR Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Joel Greenblatt 161,818 sh (+120.17%)
David Dreman 5,908 sh (+3.29%)
Jim Simons 352,100 sh (-5.02%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SJR

(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
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Add 120.17%0.02%$24.41 - $26.19 $ 26.836%161818
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add 236.38%0.02%$23.51 - $25.47 $ 26.839%73496
David Dreman 2014-06-30 Add 108.99%0.01%$23.51 - $25.47 $ 26.839%5720
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce -93.08%0.17%$21.91 - $24.34 $ 26.8316%21849
David Dreman 2014-03-31 New Buy0.01%$21.91 - $24.34 $ 26.8316%2737
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 163.43%0.11%$22.94 - $24.76 $ 26.8313%315766
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Reduce -25.19%0.04%$22.74 - $25.25 $ 26.8311%119869
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add 82.52%0.07%$21.58 - $24.74 $ 26.8317%160221
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Add 73.84%0.05%$22.83 - $24.72 $ 26.8313%87781
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Add 26.1%0.01%$18.96 - $20.94 $ 26.8334%44685
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 New Buy0.06%$19.4 - $21.33 $ 26.8341%32435
Ray Dalio 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.01%$19.4 - $21.33 $ 26.8341%0
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 Reduce -95.47%0.16%$18.87 - $21 $ 26.8334%24200
Ray Dalio 2011-09-30 Add 116.61%0.09%$20.05 - $23.04 $ 26.8322%534800
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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
SJR.PR.A.Canada20.265.55

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 17.90
SJR's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 22.30 vs. SJR: 17.90 )
SJR' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 12.25   Max: 110.66
Current: 17.9

12.25
110.66
P/B 3.23
SJR's P/B is ranked higher than
78% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.84 vs. SJR: 3.23 )
SJR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.22   Max: 7.33
Current: 3.23

2.22
7.33
P/S 2.74
SJR's P/S is ranked higher than
72% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. SJR: 2.74 )
SJR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.86   Max: 5.48
Current: 2.74

1.86
5.48
PFCF 23.40
SJR's PFCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 31.51 vs. SJR: 23.40 )
SJR' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 14.27   Max: 62.32
Current: 23.4

14.27
62.32
EV-to-EBIT 13.58
SJR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
87% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 17.20 vs. SJR: 13.58 )
SJR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 10.6   Max: 35.5
Current: 13.58

10.6
35.5
PEG 2.15
SJR's PEG is ranked higher than
93% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SJR: 2.15 )
SJR' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 3.52
Current: 2.15

0.58
3.52
Shiller P/E 22.11
SJR's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
89% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 39.53 vs. SJR: 22.11 )
SJR' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 1.32   Max: 500
Current: 22.11

1.32
500
Current Ratio 0.95
SJR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 926 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. SJR: 0.95 )
SJR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 0.95
Current: 0.95

0.17
0.95
Quick Ratio 0.87
SJR's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 926 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. SJR: 0.87 )
SJR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 0.87
Current: 0.87

0.16
0.87

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 3.65
SJR's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
56% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.45 vs. SJR: 3.65 )
SJR' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 4.56
Current: 3.65

0.33
4.56
Dividend Payout 0.57
SJR's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
84% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. SJR: 0.57 )
SJR' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.97
Current: 0.57

0.05
0.97
Dividend growth (3y) 2.90
SJR's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
85% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. SJR: 2.90 )
SJR' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 122.1
Current: 2.9

0
122.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.27
SJR's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
57% of the 689 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. SJR: 4.27 )
SJR' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 5.26
Current: 4.27

0.38
5.26
Share Buyback Rate -1.70
SJR's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
77% of the 684 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. SJR: -1.70 )
SJR' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 21   Max: -49.2
Current: -1.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.54
SJR's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. SJR: 1.54 )
SJR' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.04   Max: 5.11
Current: 1.54

1.04
5.11
Price/Median PS Value 1.08
SJR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. SJR: 1.08 )
SJR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 2.52
Current: 1.08

0.62
2.52
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.56
SJR's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SJR: 1.56 )
SJR' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 2.72
Current: 1.56

0.62
2.72
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.40
SJR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
86% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. SJR: 7.40 )
SJR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.8   Max: 9.5
Current: 7.4

2.8
9.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 14.54
SJR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
86% of the 652 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 9.26 vs. SJR: 14.54 )
SJR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -391.3   Max: 29.8
Current: 14.54

-391.3
29.8

Analyst Estimate


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Aug15 Aug16 Aug17
Revenue(Mil)
EPS($) 1.32 1.36 1.45
EPS without NRI($) 1.32 1.36 1.45

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Pay TV
Compare:CMCSA, TWC, NPSNY, BSYBY, DISH » details
Traded in other countries:SJR.A.Canada, SJR.B.Canada, SJR.PR.A.Canada, SWC.Germany,
Shaw Communications Inc was incorporated on December 9, 1996 in Canada. It is a diversified communications and media company whose business is providing consumers with broadband cable television, Internet, Home Phone, telecommunications services (through Shaw Business), satellite direct-to-home services (through Shaw Direct) and engaging programming content (through Shaw Media). It also provides conventional television network in Canada, Global Television, and numerous specialty networks. It provides customers with entertainment, information and communications services, utilizing a variety of distribution technologies. The Company business segments include Cable, Satellite and Media. The Cable comprised of cable television, Internet, Digital Phone and Shaw Business operations; Satellite comprised of direct-to-home (DTH) and Satellite Services; and Media comprised of television broadcasting.
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