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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

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Cash-to-Debt 0.08
LILA's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
86% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. LILA: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
LILA' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.09 Max: 0.13
Current: 0.08
0.05
0.13
Equity-to-Asset 0.24
LILA's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
75% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. LILA: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
LILA' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.25 Max: 0.32
Current: 0.24
0.01
0.32
Debt-to-Equity 1.98
LILA's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
82% of the 357 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.71 vs. LILA: 1.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
LILA' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.33  Med: 1.91 Max: 102.65
Current: 1.98
1.33
102.65
Debt-to-EBITDA 13.67
LILA's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
94% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. LILA: 13.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
LILA' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.94  Med: 6.48 Max: 13.67
Current: 13.67
4.94
13.67
Interest Coverage 1.38
LILA's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 8.24 vs. LILA: 1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
LILA' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.35  Med: 1.5 Max: 1.77
Current: 1.38
1.35
1.77
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 0.30
Beneish M-Score: -2.64
WACC vs ROIC
15.21%
5.74%
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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Operating Margin % 14.96
LILA's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
80% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 8.84 vs. LILA: 14.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
LILA' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.55  Med: 17.36 Max: 22.01
Current: 14.96
8.55
22.01
Net Margin % -22.16
LILA's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
88% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.31 vs. LILA: -22.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
LILA' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.16  Med: -3.03 Max: 3.12
Current: -22.16
-22.16
3.12
ROE % -21.42
LILA's ROE % is ranked lower than
87% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 7.21 vs. LILA: -21.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
LILA' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.42  Med: 6.92 Max: 118.81
Current: -21.42
-21.42
118.81
ROA % -5.72
LILA's ROA % is ranked lower than
81% of the 474 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. LILA: -5.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
LILA' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.72  Med: -2.05 Max: 1.26
Current: -5.72
-5.72
1.26
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -8.13
LILA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
79% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 14.24 vs. LILA: -8.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
LILA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.13  Med: 19.6 Max: 39.9
Current: -8.13
-8.13
39.9
GuruFocus has detected 2 Warning Signs with Liberty Latin America Ltd LILA.
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Guru Trades

Q2 2017

LILA Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Mario Gabelli 153,954 sh (+21.23%)
Dodge & Cox 5,018,489 sh (+0.12%)
Tom Gayner 14,720 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 925,000 sh (unchged)
David Winters 18,888 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 2,714,854 sh (unchged)
Bill Gates 370,424 sh (unchged)
Wintergreen Fund 18,888 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 8,555 sh (unchged)
Glenn Greenberg Sold Out
» More
Q3 2017

LILA Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Mario Gabelli 174,858 sh (+13.58%)
Tom Gayner 14,720 sh (unchged)
David Winters 18,888 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 2,714,854 sh (unchged)
Wintergreen Fund 18,888 sh (unchged)
Bill Gates 370,424 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 8,555 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 4,996,789 sh (-0.43%)
Jeremy Grantham 875,000 sh (-5.41%)
» More
Q4 2017

LILA Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Dodge & Cox 5,572,489 sh (+11.52%)
First Eagle Investment 8,555 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 14,720 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 875,000 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 2,714,854 sh (unchged)
Bill Gates 370,424 sh (unchged)
Wintergreen Fund 18,888 sh (unchged)
David Winters 18,888 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 167,062 sh (-4.46%)
» More
Q1 2018

LILA Guru Trades in Q1 2018

Dodge & Cox 5,572,489 sh (unchged)
Wintergreen Fund 18,888 sh (unchged)
Bill Gates 370,424 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 2,714,854 sh (unchged)
David Winters 18,888 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 14,720 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 166,615 sh (-0.27%)
Jeremy Grantham 750,000 sh (-14.29%)
First Eagle Investment 4,017 sh (-53.05%)
» More
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with LILA

(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
Mario Gabelli 2018-03-31 Reduce -0.27%$19.45 - $23.55 $ 21.42-1%166,615
First Eagle Investment 2018-03-31 Reduce -53.05%$19.45 - $23.55 $ 21.42-1%4,017
Dodge & Cox 2017-12-31 Add 11.52%0.01%$20.15 - $25.62 $ 21.42-3%5,572,489
Mario Gabelli 2017-12-31 Reduce -4.46%$20.15 - $25.62 $ 21.42-3%167,062
Dodge & Cox 2017-09-30 Reduce -0.43%$22.05 - $26.99 $ 21.42-15%4,996,789
Mario Gabelli 2017-09-30 Add 13.58%$22.05 - $26.99 $ 21.42-15%174,858
Dodge & Cox 2017-06-30 Add 0.12%$20.08 - $22.94 $ 21.420%5,018,489
Mario Gabelli 2017-06-30 Add 21.23%$20.08 - $22.94 $ 21.420%153,954
Glenn Greenberg 2017-06-30 Sold Out 0.16%$20.08 - $22.94 $ 21.420%0
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Pay TV    NAICS: 515210    SIC: 4841
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Traded in other countries:LILA.Austria, 1LGE.Germany, 0MDR.UK, LILAB.USA,
Headquarter Location:Bermuda
Liberty Latin America Ltd is a telecommunications company. It offers communications and entertainment services including video, broadband internet, telephony and mobile services to its residential and business customers.

Liberty Latin America Ltd is a telecommunications company. It offers communications and entertainment services including video, broadband internet, telephony and mobile services to its residential and business customers. The company has four reportable segments namely Cable and Wireless Communication, VTR and Liberty Puerto Rico. It generates a majority of its revenue from Cable and Wireless Communication. Geographically, the company gets a major share of its revenue from the United Kingdom.

Guru Investment Theses on Liberty Latin America Ltd

Wally Weitz Comments on LiLAC Group - May 18, 2017

LiLAC Group (NASDAQ:LILA) is a tracking stock distributed by Liberty Global with respect to its businesses in Latin America and the Caribbean. LiLAC’s stock has struggled throughout the last year as management revealed additional unanticipated headaches with the May 2016 acquisition of Cable & Wireless Communications. After meeting with management, we believe the company understands the nature of the problem and is set to grow from this reset base. We anticipate that in the coming quarters, LiLAC will demonstrate the benefits they saw in this acquisition, beginning with identifying operating synergies for investors. Management further demonstrated their confidence in their revised outlook by announcing a $300 million stock repurchase authorization.



From Wally Weitz's first-quarter 2017 Partners III Opprtunity Fund shareholder letter.



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Wally Weitz Comments on Berkshire Hathaway - Nov 09, 2016

LiLAC Group (NASDAQ:LILA) is a tracking stock distributed by Liberty Global during the third calendar quarter of 2015 designed to provide an avenue to tap growth opporutnities available in Latin America and the Caribbean. In May of 2016, Liberty Global closed its acquisition of Cable & Wireless Communications and attributed the operations to LiLAC Group. The consideration paid included new shares of both the Latin American and European tracking stocks. To compensate the European tracker stockholders, Liberty Global received a 67% intergroup stake in LiLAC. In an effort to remove this complexity and restore the Latin America tracker to full public ownership, Liberty Global announced on June 2 the intergroup stake would be distributed directly to shareholders. Shares were subsequently pressured, as many shareholders either sold short the new LiLAC shares before they were received or sold outright after the distribution. As the selling pressure abated, shares fell again after LiLAC missed earnings expectations in the most recent quarter.

LiLAC Group’s shares declined after LiLAC reported third quarter results that were below Wall Street’s expectations. This was the first quarter since LiLAC closed the acquisition of Cable & Wireless Communications. Outside investors largely overestimated the newly acquired asset’s near-term contributions to the combined entity due to different accounting treatments between the two companies and a lack of general information. Missing expectations has created near-term price pressure, but we anticipate that in the coming quarters LiLAC will demonstrate the benefits they saw in this acquisition, beginning with identifying operating synergies for investors.

From Wallace Weitz (Trades, Portfolio)'s third quarter 2016 Partners III Opportunity Fund.

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Ratios

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PB Ratio 1.14
LILA's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. LILA: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
LILA' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.1 Max: 13.31
Current: 1.14
0.34
13.31
PS Ratio 1.06
LILA's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. LILA: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
LILA' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.04 Max: 7
Current: 1.06
0.61
7
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 5.51
LILA's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
56% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 7.14 vs. LILA: 5.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
LILA' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.49  Med: 5.77 Max: 19.17
Current: 5.51
3.49
19.17
EV-to-EBIT -32.81
LILA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 16.19 vs. LILA: -32.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
LILA' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.6  Med: 22.9 Max: 107
Current: -32.81
-41.6
107
EV-to-EBITDA 23.22
LILA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
85% of the 394 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 8.51 vs. LILA: 23.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
LILA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.4  Med: 12.1 Max: 23.53
Current: 23.22
7.4
23.53
EV-to-Revenue 3.08
LILA's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
67% of the 461 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. LILA: 3.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
LILA' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.9  Med: 3.1 Max: 5.8
Current: 3.08
2.9
5.8
Current Ratio 0.88
LILA's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. LILA: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LILA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.04 Max: 1.2
Current: 0.88
0.78
1.2
Quick Ratio 0.88
LILA's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. LILA: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LILA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.04 Max: 1.2
Current: 0.88
0.78
1.2
Days Sales Outstanding 59.11
LILA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
57% of the 355 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 50.37 vs. LILA: 59.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LILA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.44  Med: 47.17 Max: 71.24
Current: 59.11
27.44
71.24
Days Payable 65.27
LILA's Days Payable is ranked lower than
54% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 73.89 vs. LILA: 65.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
LILA' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 36.91  Med: 61.88 Max: 69.89
Current: 65.27
36.91
69.89

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Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.98
LILA's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
57% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. LILA: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
LILA' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 0.97 Max: 5.09
Current: 0.98
0.72
5.09
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -3.01
LILA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
80% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.49 vs. LILA: -3.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
LILA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.2  Med: 2 Max: 7.4
Current: -3.01
-3.2
7.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3,589.00
EPS (TTM) $ -4.64
Beta1.71
Volatility34.39%
52-Week Range $18.26 - 27.85
Shares Outstanding (Mil)171.24

Analyst Estimate

Dec18
Revenue (Mil $)
EBIT (Mil $)
EBITDA (Mil $)
EPS ($) 1.10
EPS without NRI ($) 1.10
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

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

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