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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 : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.05
ALSK's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
77% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. ALSK: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
ALSK' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.07 Max: 0.3
Current: 0.05
0
0.3
Equity-to-Asset 0.30
ALSK's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
56% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. ALSK: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
ALSK' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.09  Med: 0.04 Max: 0.36
Current: 0.3
-0.09
0.36
Interest Coverage 1.28
ALSK's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
85% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. ALSK: 1.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ALSK' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.48 Max: 6.35
Current: 1.28
0.44
6.35
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 0.96
Beneish M-Score: -2.79
WACC vs ROIC
4.26%
4.12%
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 % 8.70
ALSK's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
55% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. ALSK: 8.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
ALSK' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.22  Med: 14.74 Max: 73.64
Current: 8.7
4.22
73.64
Net Margin % 0.71
ALSK's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
63% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.68 vs. ALSK: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
ALSK' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.99  Med: 2.89 Max: 45.42
Current: 0.71
-8.99
45.42
ROE % 1.04
ALSK's ROE % is ranked lower than
64% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. ALSK: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
ALSK' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -642.61  Med: 5.27 Max: 670.77
Current: 1.04
-642.61
670.77
ROA % 0.35
ALSK's ROA % is ranked lower than
64% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. ALSK: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
ALSK' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.74  Med: 1.35 Max: 23.64
Current: 0.35
-4.74
23.64
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 4.55
ALSK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
66% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.31 vs. ALSK: 4.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
ALSK' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.6  Med: 10.12 Max: 66.81
Current: 4.55
3.6
66.81
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -9.70
ALSK's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
80% of the 399 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. ALSK: -9.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
ALSK' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.3  Med: -4.3 Max: 9.1
Current: -9.7
-17.3
9.1
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -41.00
ALSK's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
95% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. ALSK: -41.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
ALSK' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41  Med: -4.4 Max: 28.4
Current: -41
-41
28.4
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -73.80
ALSK's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99% of the 289 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. ALSK: -73.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
ALSK' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -73.8  Med: -23.8 Max: 63.9
Current: -73.8
-73.8
63.9
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Guru Trades

Q2 2016

ALSK Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 1,394,255 sh (+3.18%)
Charles Brandes 35,321 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2016

ALSK Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 1,539,440 sh (+10.41%)
Charles Brandes 37,146 sh (+5.17%)
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Q4 2016

ALSK Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Charles Brandes 43,217 sh (+16.34%)
Jim Simons 1,745,160 sh (+13.36%)
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Q1 2017

ALSK Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Charles Brandes 67,331 sh (+55.80%)
Jim Simons 1,783,140 sh (+2.18%)
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services    NAICS: 517919    SIC: 4813
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Traded in other countries:QLA.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc provides an integrated communications services to consumer and business customers in Alaska and beyond using its statewide and interstate telecommunications network.

Alaska Communications Systems is a telecommunications provider in Alaska. ACS provides local, long-distance, and wireless telephone services, Internet access, and data services to residential and business customers.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 43.00
ALSK's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.96 vs. ALSK: 43.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
ALSK' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 11.56 Max: 533
Current: 43
0.64
533
PE Ratio without NRI 43.00
ALSK's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
66% of the 322 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.32 vs. ALSK: 43.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
ALSK' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 10.27 Max: 533
Current: 43
0.64
533
PB Ratio 0.71
ALSK's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. ALSK: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
ALSK' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.79 Max: 23.12
Current: 0.71
0.45
23.12
PS Ratio 0.49
ALSK's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. ALSK: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
ALSK' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.66 Max: 2.06
Current: 0.49
0.21
2.06
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 3.47
ALSK's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
91% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.08 vs. ALSK: 3.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
ALSK' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 3.75 Max: 7.98
Current: 3.47
0.87
7.98
EV-to-EBIT 21.13
ALSK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
56% of the 717 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.99 vs. ALSK: 21.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ALSK' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.9  Med: 16.9 Max: 85
Current: 21.13
1.9
85
EV-to-EBITDA 7.04
ALSK's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
77% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.67 vs. ALSK: 7.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ALSK' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 7.2 Max: 10.5
Current: 7.04
1.6
10.5
Shiller PE Ratio 3.09
ALSK's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.93 vs. ALSK: 3.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
ALSK' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.18  Med: 9.07 Max: 230.5
Current: 3.09
2.18
230.5
Current Ratio 3.28
ALSK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. ALSK: 3.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ALSK' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.85  Med: 1.29 Max: 3.28
Current: 3.28
0.85
3.28
Quick Ratio 3.16
ALSK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. ALSK: 3.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ALSK' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.79  Med: 1.17 Max: 3.16
Current: 3.16
0.79
3.16
Days Inventory 18.14
ALSK's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
51% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.41 vs. ALSK: 18.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ALSK' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.26  Med: 17.69 Max: 27.47
Current: 18.14
13.26
27.47
Days Sales Outstanding 46.48
ALSK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
57% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.59 vs. ALSK: 46.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ALSK' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 35.64  Med: 39.03 Max: 46.48
Current: 46.48
35.64
46.48
Days Payable 35.89
ALSK's Days Payable is ranked lower than
61% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 65.46 vs. ALSK: 35.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ALSK' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.83  Med: 50.52 Max: 204.66
Current: 35.89
33.83
204.66

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 2.14
ALSK's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
83% of the 800 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.52 vs. ALSK: 2.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
ALSK' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.37  Med: 8.1 Max: 30.11
Current: 2.14
1.37
30.11
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.90
ALSK's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. ALSK: -1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ALSK' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13  Med: -1.9 Max: 2.3
Current: -1.9
-13
2.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.71
ALSK's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
94% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.96 vs. ALSK: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
ALSK' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.67 Max: 235.38
Current: 0.71
0.53
235.38
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.69
ALSK's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. ALSK: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
ALSK' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.8 Max: 11.35
Current: 0.69
0.22
11.35
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.74
ALSK's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 387 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. ALSK: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
ALSK' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.04 Max: 2.86
Current: 0.74
0.23
2.86
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.16
ALSK's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
73% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. ALSK: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
ALSK' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.76 Max: 6.31
Current: 1.16
0.16
6.31
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 4.73
ALSK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
59% of the 802 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.61 vs. ALSK: 4.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
ALSK' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 5.9 Max: 52.6
Current: 4.73
1.2
52.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -21.16
ALSK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
92% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.32 vs. ALSK: -21.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
ALSK' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.4  Med: 1.6 Max: 55.1
Current: -21.16
-21.4
55.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $227.3
EPS (TTM) $ 0.05
Beta0.17
Short Percentage of Float0.16%
52-Week Range $1.49 - 2.61
Shares Outstanding (Mil)52.34
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Still Winter for Alaska - ALSK Off 54.4% in 52-Week Low Apr 13 2013 
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Weekly CFO Sells Article: MERU, GPS, ALSK, VPHM, COF, TLAB Mar 20 2011 
Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc. (ALSK) Exec. VP and CFO David Wilson sells 17,250 Shares Mar 18 2011 
Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc. (ALSK) Exec. VP and CFO David Wilson sells 40,250 Shares Mar 16 2011 
Weekly CEO Sells Highlight: ALSK, MRO, SKS, and HAL Mar 11 2011 
Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 01 2010 
Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 05 2010 

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