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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 0.12
ELNK's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
75% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. ELNK: 0.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
ELNK' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 1.44 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.12
Equity-to-Asset 0.03
ELNK's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
92% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. ELNK: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
ELNK' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.27  Med: 0.5 Max: 0.8
Current: 0.03
-0.27
0.8
Debt-to-Equity 21.89
ELNK's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
98% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. ELNK: 21.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
ELNK' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.41  Med: 0.56 Max: 22.43
Current: 21.89
-2.41
22.43
Debt-to-EBITDA 2.39
ELNK's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
50% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. ELNK: 2.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
ELNK' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.23  Med: 2.4 Max: 3.59
Current: 2.39
-7.23
3.59
Interest Coverage 1.10
ELNK's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
91% of the 372 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.42 vs. ELNK: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ELNK' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.73 Max: 13.27
Current: 1.1
0.4
13.27
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: -0.37
Beneish M-Score: -3.29
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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 4.69
ELNK's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
60% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.07 vs. ELNK: 4.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
ELNK' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.36  Med: 5.04 Max: 25.99
Current: 4.69
-21.36
25.99
Net Margin % 0.80
ELNK's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
65% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. ELNK: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
ELNK' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43.43  Med: 0.68 Max: 39.67
Current: 0.8
-43.43
39.67
ROE % 31.16
ELNK's ROE % is ranked higher than
91% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.73 vs. ELNK: 31.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
ELNK' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -122.32  Med: 2.8 Max: 47.75
Current: 31.16
-122.32
47.75
ROA % 1.15
ELNK's ROA % is ranked lower than
60% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. ELNK: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
ELNK' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.34  Med: 0.79 Max: 29.9
Current: 1.15
-41.34
29.9
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 14.31
ELNK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
52% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.19 vs. ELNK: 14.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
ELNK' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -62.34  Med: 30.26 Max: 505.75
Current: 14.31
-62.34
505.75
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -9.90
ELNK's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
83% of the 417 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. ELNK: -9.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
ELNK' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.2  Med: 3.75 Max: 70.9
Current: -9.9
-17.2
70.9
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Guru Trades

Q2 2016

ELNK Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Mario Gabelli 1,071,099 sh (-0.15%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,047,374 sh (-1.57%)
Chuck Royce 3,085,130 sh (-2.62%)
Jim Simons 7,778,900 sh (-4.82%)
Paul Tudor Jones 67,406 sh (-19.08%)
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Q3 2016

ELNK Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Mario Gabelli 1,245,608 sh (+16.29%)
Paul Tudor Jones 72,367 sh (+7.36%)
Jim Simons 7,840,200 sh (+0.79%)
Chuck Royce 2,921,130 sh (-5.32%)
Joel Greenblatt 727,845 sh (-30.51%)
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Q4 2016

ELNK Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 132,333 sh (+82.86%)
Jim Simons 8,150,739 sh (+3.96%)
Mario Gabelli 1,250,123 sh (+0.36%)
Chuck Royce 2,754,488 sh (-5.70%)
Joel Greenblatt 666,067 sh (-8.49%)
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Q1 2017

ELNK Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Jim Simons Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ELNK

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Mario Gabelli 2017-03-31 Sold Out 0.04%$5.63 - $6.53 $ 5.60-7%0
Joel Greenblatt 2017-03-31 Sold Out 0.05%$5.63 - $6.53 $ 5.60-7%0
Mario Gabelli 2016-12-31 Add 0.36%$4.89 - $6.39 $ 5.60-2%1,250,123
Joel Greenblatt 2016-12-31 Reduce -8.49%0.01%$4.89 - $6.39 $ 5.60-2%666,067
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services    NAICS: 517919    SIC: 4899
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Traded in other countries:ERL1.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
EarthLink Holdings Corp provides managed network, security & cloud solutions for multi-location businesses. It provides data, voice & managed services to retail & wholesale business; and Internet access & value-added services to residential customers.

EarthLink Holdings Corp was incorporated on December 3, 2013 as a Delaware corporation in connection with the Holding Company Reorganization. On December 31, 2013, through the creation of a new holding company structure, EarthLink, Inc. merged with EarthLink, LLC, which became a wholly-owned subsidiary of a new publicly traded parent company, EarthLink Holdings Corp. The Company together with its subsidiaries provides managed network, security and cloud services to business and residential customers in the United States. It also offers data, voice and managed network services to retail and wholesale business customers; and provides Internet access and related value-added services to residential customers. The Company operates a network including more than 29,000 route miles of fiber and 90 metro fiber rings that provide data and voice IP service coverage across more than 90 percent of the United States. The Company operates four segments aligned around distinct customer categories including Enterprise/Mid-Market, Small Business, Carrier/Transport and Consumer. The Company's Enterprise/Mid-Market segment provides data, voice and managed network services to distributed multi-site business customers; Small Business segment provides data, voice and managed network services to small, often single-site business customers; Carrier/Transport segment provides transmission capacity and other data, voice and managed network services to telecommunications carriers and large enterprises; and Consumer Services segment provides nationwide Internet access and related value-added services to residential customers. The Company faces competition from competitors including AT&T, CenturyLink, Verizon, XO and Zayo. It also faces competition from ILECs, CLECs, cable service providers and wireless and satellite service providers. The Company's communications services are subject to varying degrees of federal, state and local regulation.

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 93.33
ELNK's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.54 vs. ELNK: 93.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
ELNK' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.05  Med: 12.26 Max: 248.33
Current: 93.33
3.05
248.33
PE Ratio without NRI 93.33
ELNK's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
90% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.64 vs. ELNK: 93.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
ELNK' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.93  Med: 12.05 Max: 105.32
Current: 93.33
2.93
105.32
PB Ratio 29.32
ELNK's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
99% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. ELNK: 29.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
ELNK' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 1.76 Max: 39.41
Current: 29.32
0.84
39.41
PS Ratio 0.63
ELNK's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. ELNK: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
ELNK' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.69 Max: 1.63
Current: 0.63
0.26
1.63
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 14.55
ELNK's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
64% of the 223 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.18 vs. ELNK: 14.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
ELNK' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.91  Med: 11 Max: 115.14
Current: 14.55
2.91
115.14
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 4.83
ELNK's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
72% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.07 vs. ELNK: 4.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
ELNK' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.2  Med: 4.72 Max: 12.87
Current: 4.83
2.2
12.87
EV-to-EBIT 20.85
ELNK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
63% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.64 vs. ELNK: 20.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ELNK' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -335.5  Med: 6 Max: 151
Current: 20.85
-335.5
151
EV-to-EBITDA 5.57
ELNK's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
76% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.63 vs. ELNK: 5.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ELNK' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.2  Med: 4.6 Max: 16
Current: 5.57
-39.2
16
EV-to-Revenue 1.07
ELNK's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
78% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. ELNK: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
ELNK' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.8 Max: 1.7
Current: 1.07
0.4
1.7
Current Ratio 1.02
ELNK's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. ELNK: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ELNK' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.84 Max: 4.52
Current: 1.02
0.32
4.52
Quick Ratio 1.02
ELNK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. ELNK: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ELNK' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.84 Max: 4.52
Current: 1.02
0.32
4.52
Days Sales Outstanding 29.19
ELNK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
74% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.76 vs. ELNK: 29.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ELNK' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.37  Med: 28.96 Max: 35.32
Current: 29.19
10.37
35.32
Days Payable 13.01
ELNK's Days Payable is ranked lower than
90% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 66.92 vs. ELNK: 13.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ELNK' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.61  Med: 14.5 Max: 26.87
Current: 13.01
8.61
26.87

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 3.57
ELNK's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
55% of the 779 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.83 vs. ELNK: 3.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
ELNK' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.61  Med: 3.57 Max: 7.44
Current: 3.57
1.61
7.44
Forward Dividend Yield % 3.55
ELNK's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
60% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.63 vs. ELNK: 3.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 3.57
ELNK's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
63% of the 839 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. ELNK: 3.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
ELNK' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.61  Med: 3.57 Max: 7.44
Current: 3.57
1.61
7.44
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.20
ELNK's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. ELNK: -1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ELNK' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -152  Med: 0.7 Max: 9.4
Current: -1.2
-152
9.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.62
ELNK's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
54% of the 231 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. ELNK: 1.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
ELNK' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.49 Max: 8.17
Current: 1.62
0.37
8.17
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.92
ELNK's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
63% of the 410 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. ELNK: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
ELNK' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.09 Max: 5.34
Current: 0.92
0.55
5.34
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 6.09
ELNK's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. ELNK: 6.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
ELNK' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.81 Max: 14.2
Current: 6.09
0
14.2
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 4.80
ELNK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
53% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.26 vs. ELNK: 4.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
ELNK' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.9  Med: 7.9 Max: 51.2
Current: 4.8
-29.9
51.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 32.04
ELNK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
91% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.02 vs. ELNK: 32.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
ELNK' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.4  Med: 25.85 Max: 76.2
Current: 32.04
11.4
76.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $959.87
EPS (TTM) $ 0.06
Short Percentage of Float2.49%
52-Week Range $4.85 - 7.05
Shares Outstanding (Mil)114.00

Analyst Estimate

Dec17
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 0.22
EPS without NRI ($) 0.22
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 55
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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