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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.20
CABO's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
69% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. CABO: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
CABO' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.2 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.2
0.08
No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.33
CABO's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
65% of the 413 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. CABO: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
CABO' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.32 Max: 0.69
Current: 0.33
0.24
0.69
Debt-to-Equity 1.57
CABO's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
78% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. CABO: 1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
CABO' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.28 Max: 2.34
Current: 1.57
0
2.34
Debt-to-EBITDA 2.55
CABO's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
54% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. CABO: 2.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
CABO' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 1.6 Max: 2.83
Current: 2.55
0.01
2.83
Interest Coverage 4.68
CABO's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
59% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.29 vs. CABO: 4.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CABO' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.68  Med: 5005.1 Max: No Debt
Current: 4.68
4.68
No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 3.36
Beneish M-Score: -3.11
WACC vs ROIC
4.57%
21.61%
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
vs
history
Operating Margin % 25.84
CABO's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
89% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.31 vs. CABO: 25.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
CABO' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.71  Med: 20.22 Max: 25.84
Current: 25.84
18.71
25.84
Net Margin % 25.08
CABO's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
93% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.09 vs. CABO: 25.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
CABO' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.37  Med: 12.5 Max: 25.08
Current: 25.08
11.37
25.08
ROE % 39.59
CABO's ROE % is ranked higher than
94% of the 391 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.37 vs. CABO: 39.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
CABO' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.25  Med: 22.35 Max: 41.03
Current: 39.59
14.25
41.03
ROA % 11.98
CABO's ROA % is ranked higher than
89% of the 421 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. CABO: 11.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
CABO' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.9  Med: 11.74 Max: 16.74
Current: 11.98
6.9
16.74
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 31.69
CABO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
70% of the 418 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.16 vs. CABO: 31.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
CABO' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.99  Med: 32.09 Max: 55.27
Current: 31.69
25.99
55.27
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 6.10
CABO's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
67% of the 383 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. CABO: 6.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
CABO' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.1  Med: 0.1 Max: 6.1
Current: 6.1
-0.1
6.1
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 4.50
CABO's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
51% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. CABO: 4.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
CABO' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.4  Med: 4.5 Max: 5.9
Current: 4.5
3.4
5.9
GuruFocus has detected 4 Warning Signs with Cable One Inc CABO.
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Guru Trades

Q4 2017

CABO Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Tom Russo 139 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 124 sh (New)
Jim Simons 203,400 sh (+2.37%)
Lou Simpson 358,409 sh (+53.62%)
Tom Gayner 5,200 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff Sold Out
Murray Stahl 2,406 sh (-4.86%)
Mario Gabelli 10,601 sh (-10.28%)
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Q1 2018

CABO Guru Trades in Q1 2018

Lou Simpson 364,916 sh (+1.82%)
Tom Gayner 5,200 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 124 sh (unchged)
Tom Russo Sold Out
Murray Stahl 2,289 sh (-4.86%)
Jim Simons 196,700 sh (-3.29%)
Mario Gabelli 8,510 sh (-19.72%)
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Q2 2018

CABO Guru Trades in Q2 2018

Joel Greenblatt 1,439 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 1,169 sh (New)
Jim Simons 199,600 sh (+1.47%)
Tom Gayner 5,200 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 50,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Murray Stahl 2,238 sh (-2.23%)
Mario Gabelli 7,505 sh (-11.81%)
Lou Simpson 363,101 sh (-0.50%)
» More
Q3 2018

CABO Guru Trades in Q3 2018

Chuck Royce 3,885 sh (New)
Jim Simons 221,700 sh (+11.07%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,987 sh (+38.08%)
Tom Gayner 5,200 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 5,244 sh (-30.13%)
Lou Simpson 357,099 sh (-1.65%)
Murray Stahl 1,830 sh (-18.23%)
Paul Tudor Jones 798 sh (-31.74%)
» More
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services    NAICS: 517919    SIC: 4899
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Traded in other countries:XC1.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Cable One Inc mainly provides broadband, voice, and video services. It derives revenue from the provision of broadband, voice, and video services to residential and business customers.

Cable One is a telecommunications company. It derives revenue from the provision of broadband, voice, and video services to residential and business customers. From a product perspective, the majority of revenue is sourced from data and video services. This revenue is subscription based and billed on a monthly basis. Cable One also derives advertising revenue from selling airtime on its video channels. Voice services are offered over Internet protocols. The company owns telecommunications infrastructure.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 18.70
CABO's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.33 vs. CABO: 18.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
CABO' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.48  Med: 28.85 Max: 43.63
Current: 18.7
14.48
43.63
PE Ratio without NRI 18.70
CABO's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
55% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.26 vs. CABO: 18.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
CABO' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.48  Med: 28.85 Max: 43.63
Current: 18.7
14.48
43.63
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 22.25
CABO's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
64% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.03 vs. CABO: 22.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
CABO' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.11  Med: 21.91 Max: 23.29
Current: 22.25
18.11
23.29
PB Ratio 6.62
CABO's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 391 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. CABO: 6.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
CABO' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.19  Med: 6.6 Max: 8.67
Current: 6.62
5.19
8.67
PS Ratio 4.69
CABO's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. CABO: 4.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CABO' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.73  Med: 4.09 Max: 5.08
Current: 4.69
2.73
5.08
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 24.02
CABO's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
60% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.91 vs. CABO: 24.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
CABO' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.74  Med: 28.49 Max: 58.77
Current: 24.02
18.74
58.77
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 12.06
CABO's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
69% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CABO: 12.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
CABO' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.29  Med: 11.97 Max: 16.67
Current: 12.06
9.29
16.67
EV-to-EBIT 22.47
CABO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
66% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.66 vs. CABO: 22.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CABO' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.7  Med: 19.9 Max: 25.9
Current: 22.47
11.7
25.9
EV-to-EBITDA 12.87
CABO's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
71% of the 364 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.29 vs. CABO: 12.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CABO' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.2  Med: 11.3 Max: 14.5
Current: 12.87
7.2
14.5
EV-to-Revenue 5.54
CABO's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
88% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. CABO: 5.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
CABO' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.3  Med: 4.8 Max: 6.3
Current: 5.54
3.3
6.3
PEG Ratio 2.53
CABO's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. CABO: 2.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
CABO' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 2.73
Current: 2.53
0
2.73
Current Ratio 2.08
CABO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. CABO: 2.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CABO' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.42 Max: 2.08
Current: 2.08
0.44
2.08
Quick Ratio 2.08
CABO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. CABO: 2.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CABO' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.42 Max: 2.08
Current: 2.08
0.44
2.08
Days Sales Outstanding 9.70
CABO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
96% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 54.05 vs. CABO: 9.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CABO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.7  Med: 13.17 Max: 18.02
Current: 9.7
9.7
18.02
Days Payable 100.06
CABO's Days Payable is ranked lower than
51% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 96.88 vs. CABO: 100.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CABO' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.09  Med: 23.47 Max: 100.06
Current: 100.06
19.09
100.06

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 0.86
CABO's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
91% of the 803 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. CABO: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
CABO' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.89 Max: 1.11
Current: 0.86
0.34
1.11
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.16
CABO's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 357 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.69 vs. CABO: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
CABO' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.16 Max: 0.34
Current: 0.16
0.1
0.34
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.93
CABO's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
91% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.54 vs. CABO: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.86
CABO's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
90% of the 780 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. CABO: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
CABO' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.89 Max: 1.11
Current: 0.86
0.34
1.11
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.60
CABO's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 270 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. CABO: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CABO' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.6 Max: 0.7
Current: 0.6
0
0.7

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.15
CABO's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
60% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. CABO: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
CABO' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.18
Current: 1.15
0.75
1.18
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 4.45
CABO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
51% of the 426 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.81 vs. CABO: 4.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
CABO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 5 Max: 8.6
Current: 4.45
3.9
8.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,060.21
EPS (TTM) $ 46.33
Beta0.27
Volatility22.44%
52-Week Range $597.40 - 924.31
Shares Outstanding (Mil)5.83

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 77
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyY
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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