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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 0.02
GNCMA's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
98% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. GNCMA: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
GNCMA' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.03 Max: 0.47
Current: 0.02
0
0.47
Equity-to-Asset -0.02
GNCMA's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
93% of the 443 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. GNCMA: -0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
GNCMA' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.22  Med: 0.26 Max: 0.52
Current: -0.02
-0.22
0.52
Debt-to-Equity -45.97
GNCMA's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. GNCMA: -45.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
GNCMA' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -51.29  Med: 2.01 Max: 61.49
Current: -45.97
-51.29
61.49
Interest Coverage 0.75
GNCMA's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
93% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.45 vs. GNCMA: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GNCMA' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 1.28 Max: 1.98
Current: 0.75
0.75
1.98
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 0.92
Beneish M-Score: -3.02
WACC vs ROIC
-1.42%
9.18%
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 7.16
GNCMA's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
54% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.22 vs. GNCMA: 7.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
GNCMA' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.16  Med: 12.27 Max: 15.77
Current: 7.16
7.16
15.77
Net Margin % -7.83
GNCMA's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
78% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.55 vs. GNCMA: -7.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
GNCMA' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.83  Med: 0.84 Max: 2.6
Current: -7.83
-7.83
2.6
ROE % -352.72
GNCMA's ROE % is ranked lower than
97% of the 432 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.43 vs. GNCMA: -352.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
GNCMA' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -352.72  Med: 3.45 Max: 6.15
Current: -352.72
-352.72
6.15
ROA % -3.53
GNCMA's ROA % is ranked lower than
75% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. GNCMA: -3.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
GNCMA' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.53  Med: 0.4 Max: 1.42
Current: -3.53
-3.53
1.42
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 1.77
GNCMA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
64% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.01 vs. GNCMA: 1.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
GNCMA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.77  Med: 8.99 Max: 11.89
Current: 1.77
1.77
11.89
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 4.80
GNCMA's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
61% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. GNCMA: 4.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
GNCMA' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.5  Med: 7.9 Max: 19.9
Current: 4.8
-7.5
19.9
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 2.70
GNCMA's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
55% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. GNCMA: 2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
GNCMA' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.3  Med: 8.4 Max: 31.1
Current: 2.7
-35.3
31.1
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services    NAICS: 517110    SIC: 4813
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Traded in other countries:GC1.Germany, GNCMB.USA,
Headquarter Location:USA
General Communication Inc is a provider of telecom services. Its business includes wireless, data, video, voice, and managed services to residential customers, businesses, governmental entities, and educational and medical institutions.

General Communication is a triple play telecommunications company. It derives revenue from the provision of wireless, data, video, voice, and managed services. It provides these to residential customers, businesses, governmental entities, and educational & medical institutions. The company operates through two segments, Wireless and Wireline. The Wireless segment provides wholesale wireless services to wireless carriers. The Wireline segment offers wireless, Internet, video, and voice services to consumers, business services, and managed broadband groups. The company is an owner of telecommunications infrastructure. It generates the majority of its revenue within the United States.

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Ratios

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industry
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history
PS Ratio 1.68
GNCMA's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. GNCMA: 1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
GNCMA' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.7 Max: 1.87
Current: 1.68
0.37
1.87
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 8.10
GNCMA's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
53% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.48 vs. GNCMA: 8.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
GNCMA' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.26  Med: 3.04 Max: 8.68
Current: 8.1
1.26
8.68
EV-to-EBIT 135.50
GNCMA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
80% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.53 vs. GNCMA: 135.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GNCMA' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.6  Med: 17.4 Max: 136.8
Current: 135.5
12.6
136.8
EV-to-EBITDA 13.27
GNCMA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
59% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.55 vs. GNCMA: 13.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
GNCMA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.5  Med: 6.6 Max: 13.4
Current: 13.27
5.5
13.4
EV-to-Revenue 3.16
GNCMA's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
67% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. GNCMA: 3.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
GNCMA' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 2.1 Max: 3.2
Current: 3.16
1.6
3.2
Current Ratio 1.62
GNCMA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. GNCMA: 1.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GNCMA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 1.33 Max: 2.38
Current: 1.62
0.19
2.38
Quick Ratio 1.55
GNCMA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. GNCMA: 1.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GNCMA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 1.29 Max: 2.33
Current: 1.55
0.19
2.33
Days Inventory 12.95
GNCMA's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
60% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.03 vs. GNCMA: 12.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
GNCMA' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.02  Med: 14.25 Max: 16.51
Current: 12.95
6.02
16.51
Days Sales Outstanding 80.94
GNCMA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
76% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 45.51 vs. GNCMA: 80.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GNCMA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 67.52  Med: 76.19 Max: 89.04
Current: 80.94
67.52
89.04
Days Payable 63.05
GNCMA's Days Payable is ranked lower than
52% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 65.44 vs. GNCMA: 63.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
GNCMA' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 57.85  Med: 72.07 Max: 92.75
Current: 63.05
57.85
92.75

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 3.90
GNCMA's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. GNCMA: 3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
GNCMA' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.2  Med: -2.1 Max: 8.8
Current: 3.9
-28.2
8.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 35.81
GNCMA's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
100% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. GNCMA: 35.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
GNCMA' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 2.49 Max: 36.16
Current: 35.81
1.15
36.16
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 2.39
GNCMA's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
92% of the 420 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. GNCMA: 2.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
GNCMA' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 1.21 Max: 2.83
Current: 2.39
0.38
2.83
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 0.73
GNCMA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
59% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. GNCMA: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
GNCMA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 5.75 Max: 7.9
Current: 0.73
0.7
7.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 6.11
GNCMA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
55% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.26 vs. GNCMA: 6.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
GNCMA' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.8  Med: 11.3 Max: 21.7
Current: 6.11
3.8
21.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $921.41
EPS (TTM) $ -2.15
Beta0.60
Short Percentage of Float2.70%
52-Week Range $12.83 - 43.63
Shares Outstanding (Mil)36.10

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