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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 : 3/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.06
CMLS's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
89% of the 425 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. CMLS: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
CMLS' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.02 Max: N/A
Current: 0.06
Equity-to-Asset -0.21
CMLS's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
95% of the 396 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. CMLS: -0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
CMLS' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.15  Med: 0.18 Max: 0.65
Current: -0.21
-1.15
0.65
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: -0.99
Beneish M-Score: -3.53
WACC vs ROIC
5.52%
-20.23%
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 : 2/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % -35.04
CMLS's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
86% of the 417 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 6.19 vs. CMLS: -35.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
CMLS' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -136.45  Med: -15.07 Max: 25.99
Current: -35.04
-136.45
25.99
Net Margin % -44.30
CMLS's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
88% of the 417 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 3.81 vs. CMLS: -44.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
CMLS' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -116.09  Med: -24.01 Max: 17.16
Current: -44.3
-116.09
17.16
ROA % -18.21
CMLS's ROA % is ranked lower than
89% of the 427 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. CMLS: -18.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
CMLS' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.09  Med: -8.52 Max: 9
Current: -18.21
-45.09
9
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -110.40
CMLS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
88% of the 422 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 14.63 vs. CMLS: -110.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
CMLS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -459.38  Med: -46.96 Max: 79.52
Current: -110.4
-459.38
79.52
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -3.90
CMLS's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
68% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. CMLS: -3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
CMLS' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.7  Med: -2.6 Max: 19.3
Current: -3.9
-13.7
19.3
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Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Broadcasting - Radio    NAICS: 515112    SIC: 4832
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Traded in other countries:CUIB.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Cumulus Media Inc is a radio broadcasting company. It combines high-quality local programming with iconic, nationally syndicated media, sports and entertainment brands to deliver premium content choices.

Cumulus Media Inc is a radio broadcasting company combining high-quality local programming with iconic, nationally syndicated media, sports and entertainment brands to deliver premium content choices to its customers and radio stations affiliated with Westwood One network and numerous digital channels. Cumulus/Westwood is a radio broadcast partner to the various brands in sports and entertainment. The company's revenue is derived mainly from the sale of commercial airtime to local and national advertisers.

Top Ranked Articles about Cumulus Media Inc

Cumulus Media Inc. Announces Conference Call To Discuss First Quarter 2017 Operating Results
Cumulus Announces Termination of Private Exchange Offer

ATLANTA, March 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cumulus Media Inc. (NASDAQ:CMLS) (the “Company”) today announced the termination of its previously announced private exchange offer (the “Exchange Offer”) for any and all 7.75% Senior Notes due 2019 (the “Outstanding Notes”) issued by Cumulus Media Holdings Inc., a direct wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, and guaranteed by the Company.
As a result of a recent ruling in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, the Company has concluded that the conditions to the Exchange Offer have not and will not be satisfied. Accordingly, the Company has elected to terminate the Exchange Offer. As a result of the termination, none of the Outstanding Notes that have been tendered in the Exchange Offer will be accepted for purchase and no consideration will be paid or become payable to holders of the Outstanding Notes who have tendered their Outstanding Notes in the Exchange Offer. All Outstanding Notes previously tendered and not withdrawn will be promptly returned or credited back to their respective holders.   Furthermore, the Company has terminated the previously announced support agreement that the Company had entered into on December 6, 2016 with certain holders of the Outstanding Notes. Cumulus expects to continue its evaluation of alternatives to address its capital structure including through ongoing discussions with its stakeholders. This press release does not constitute an offer to purchase securities or a solicitation of an offer to sell any securities. About Cumulus Media A leader in the radio broadcasting industry, Cumulus Media (NASDAQ:CMLS) combines high-quality local programming with iconic, nationally syndicated media, sports and entertainment brands to deliver premium content choices to the 245 million people reached each week through its 447 owned-and-operated stations broadcasting in 90 U.S. media markets (including eight of the top 10), more than 8,200 broadcast radio stations affiliated with its Westwood One network and numerous digital channels. Together, the Cumulus/Westwood One platforms make Cumulus Media one of the few media companies that can provide advertisers with national reach and local impact. Cumulus/Westwood One is the exclusive radio broadcast partner to some of the largest brands in sports, entertainment, news, and talk, including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, the GRAMMYs, the Academy of Country Music Awards, the American Music Awards, the Billboard Music Awards, Westwood One News, and more. Additionally, it is the nation's leading provider of country music and lifestyle content through its NASH brand, which serves country fans nationwide through radio programming, exclusive digital content, and live events. For more information, visit www.cumulus.com. Forward-Looking Statements Certain statements in this release may constitute “forward-looking” statements. Such statements are statements other than historical fact and relate to our intent, belief or current expectations primarily with respect to certain historical and our future operating, financial, and strategic performance. Any such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and may involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ from those contained in or implied by the forward-looking statements as a result of various factors including, but not limited to, risks and uncertainties relating to the need for additional funds to service our debt and to execute our business strategy, our ability to access borrowings under our revolving credit facility, our ability from time to time to renew one or more of our broadcast licenses, changes in interest rates, changes in the fair value of our investments, the timing of, and our ability to complete any acquisitions or dispositions pending from time to time, costs and synergies resulting from the integration of any completed acquisitions, our ability to effectively manage costs, our ability to generate and manage growth, the popularity of radio as a broadcasting and advertising medium, changing consumer tastes, the impact of general economic conditions in the United States or in specific markets in which we currently do business, industry conditions, including existing competition and future competitive technologies and cancellation, disruptions or postponements of advertising schedules in response to national or world events, our ability to generate revenues from new sources, including local commerce and technology-based initiatives, the impact of regulatory rules or proceedings that may affect our business from time to time, our ability to continue to meet the listing standards for our Class A common stock to continue to be listed for trading on the NASDAQ stock market, the write off of a material portion of the fair value of our FCC broadcast licenses and goodwill, and other risk factors described from time to time in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2015 and any subsequently filed Forms 10-Q. Many of these risks and uncertainties are beyond our control, and the unexpected occurrence or failure to occur of any such events or matters could significantly alter our actual results of operations or financial condition. Cumulus Media Inc. assumes no responsibility to update any forward-looking statement as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
For further information, please contact:
Cumulus Media Inc.
Collin Jones
Investor Relations
404-260-6600
[email protected]

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Cumulus Media Inc. Announces Conference Call To Discuss Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Operating Results

ATLANTA, March 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cumulus Media Inc. (NASDAQ:CMLS) will host a conference call on Thursday, March 16th at 4:30 PM EDT to discuss its fourth quarter and full year 2016 operating results.  A press release containing a summary of these results will be issued before the call at approximately 4:00 PM EDT.  
A link to the live audio webcast of the conference call and the related earnings presentation will be available on the investor section of the Cumulus Media Inc. website (www.cumulus.com/investors). The conference call dial-in number for domestic callers is 877-830-7699, and international callers should dial 574-990-0924 for call access.  If prompted, the conference ID number is 84471235.  Please call five to ten minutes in advance to ensure that you are connected prior to the call. Following completion, a replay can be accessed until 11:30 PM EDT on April 16, 2017.  Domestic callers can access the replay by dialing 800-585-8367 or 855-859-2056, replay code 84471235.  International callers should dial 44 (0)1452550000 for conference replay access.  An archive of the webcast will be available beginning 24 hours after the call for a period of 30 days. About Cumulus Media: A leader in the radio broadcasting industry, Cumulus Media (NASDAQ:CMLS) combines high-quality local programming with iconic, nationally syndicated media, sports and entertainment brands to deliver premium content choices to the 245 million people reached each week through its 447 owned-and-operated stations broadcasting in 90 US media markets (including eight of the top 10), more than 8,200 broadcast radio stations affiliated with its Westwood One network and numerous digital channels. Together, the Cumulus/Westwood One platforms make Cumulus Media one of the few media companies that can provide advertisers with national reach and local impact. Cumulus/Westwood One is the exclusive radio broadcast partner to some of the largest brands in sports, entertainment, news, and talk, including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, the GRAMMYs, the Academy of Country Music Awards, the American Music Awards, the Billboard Music Awards, Westwood One News, and more. Additionally, it is the nation's leading provider of country music and lifestyle content through its NASH brand, which serves country fans nationwide through radio programming, exclusive digital content, and live events. For more information, visit www.cumulus.com.
Contact:

Collin Jones
Investor Relations
Cumulus Media Inc.
404-260-6600

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Ratios

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PS Ratio 0.01
CMLS's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
100% of the 399 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. CMLS: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CMLS' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.54 Max: 1.89
Current: 0.01
0.01
1.89
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 0.59
CMLS's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
99% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 10.33 vs. CMLS: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
CMLS' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 3.48 Max: 12.91
Current: 0.59
0.27
12.91
EV-to-EBIT -5.79
CMLS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 16.42 vs. CMLS: -5.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CMLS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2760.4  Med: 10.5 Max: 588.3
Current: -5.79
-2760.4
588.3
EV-to-EBITDA -7.30
CMLS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 12.02 vs. CMLS: -7.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CMLS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.2  Med: 9.2 Max: 74.4
Current: -7.3
-18.2
74.4
Current Ratio 4.04
CMLS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 410 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. CMLS: 4.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CMLS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 2.25 Max: 16.68
Current: 4.04
0.64
16.68
Quick Ratio 4.04
CMLS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 410 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. CMLS: 4.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CMLS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 2.25 Max: 16.68
Current: 4.04
0.64
16.68
Days Sales Outstanding 70.44
CMLS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
50% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 69.34 vs. CMLS: 70.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CMLS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 49.88  Med: 74.05 Max: 190.14
Current: 70.44
49.88
190.14
Days Payable 3.17
CMLS's Days Payable is ranked lower than
93% of the 276 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 57.50 vs. CMLS: 3.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CMLS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 9.79 Max: 27.93
Current: 3.17
1.01
27.93

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 10.50
CMLS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 267 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: -2.30 vs. CMLS: 10.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CMLS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -77.3  Med: -21.7 Max: 14.2
Current: 10.5
-77.3
14.2

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.05
CMLS's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
99% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. CMLS: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
CMLS' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.65 Max: 5.12
Current: 0.05
0.04
5.12
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.02
CMLS's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
100% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. CMLS: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
CMLS' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 1.9 Max: 12.84
Current: 0.02
0.02
12.84
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -17.28
CMLS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
93% of the 428 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 3.16 vs. CMLS: -17.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
CMLS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -90.2  Med: 0.2 Max: 9.7
Current: -17.28
-90.2
9.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 681.83
CMLS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
99% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 9.09 vs. CMLS: 681.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
CMLS' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.6  Med: 3.25 Max: 681.83
Current: 681.83
-4.6
681.83

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,136.90
EPS (TTM) $ -17.20
Beta3.46
Short Percentage of Float6.45%
52-Week Range $0.22 - 3.28
Shares Outstanding (Mil)29.31
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Cumulus Media Inc. Announces Conference Call To Discuss First Quarter 2017 Operating Results May 05 2017 
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Cumulus Media Reports CFO Buy Apr 03 2013 

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