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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 0.08
NYSE:CABO's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
56% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. NYSE:CABO: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NYSE:CABO' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.24 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.08
Equity-to-Asset 0.24
NYSE:CABO's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
60% of the 443 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. NYSE:CABO: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NYSE:CABO' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.31 Max: 0.69
Current: 0.24
0.24
0.69
Debt-to-Equity 2.34
NYSE:CABO's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
66% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. NYSE:CABO: 2.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
NYSE:CABO' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.12  Med: 1.25 Max: 2.34
Current: 2.34
1.12
2.34
Interest Coverage 6.06
NYSE:CABO's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
52% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.45 vs. NYSE:CABO: 6.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:CABO' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.06  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 6.06
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 2.68
Beneish M-Score: -2.41
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 24.31
NYSE:CABO's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
90% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.22 vs. NYSE:CABO: 24.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NYSE:CABO' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.71  Med: 20.04 Max: 24.31
Current: 24.31
18.71
24.31
Net Margin % 12.44
NYSE:CABO's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
83% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.55 vs. NYSE:CABO: 12.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:CABO' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.03  Med: 12.07 Max: 18.08
Current: 12.44
11.03
18.08
ROE % 23.19
NYSE:CABO's ROE % is ranked higher than
87% of the 432 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.43 vs. NYSE:CABO: 23.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NYSE:CABO' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.82  Med: 19.85 Max: 25.02
Current: 23.19
13.82
25.02
ROA % 6.95
NYSE:CABO's ROA % is ranked higher than
80% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. NYSE:CABO: 6.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE:CABO' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.69  Med: 9.41 Max: 16.74
Current: 6.95
6.69
16.74
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 32.39
NYSE:CABO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
77% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.01 vs. NYSE:CABO: 32.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NYSE:CABO' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.7  Med: 34.99 Max: 55.27
Current: 32.39
25.7
55.27
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 0.20
NYSE:CABO's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. NYSE:CABO: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NYSE:CABO' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.1 Max: 0.2
Current: 0.2
0
0.2
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 5.40
NYSE:CABO's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. NYSE:CABO: 5.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NYSE:CABO' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 2.7 Max: 5.4
Current: 5.4
0
5.4
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -1.40
NYSE:CABO's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -4.50 vs. NYSE:CABO: -1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NYSE:CABO' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -0.7 Max: -1.4
Current: -1.4
GuruFocus has detected 5 Warning Signs with Cable One Inc $NYSE:CABO.
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-11-03 Est.)


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Guru Trades

Q3 2016

CABO Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Lou Simpson 33,589 sh (New)
Ruane Cunniff 3,228 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 5,200 sh (unchged)
Chris Davis Sold Out
Murray Stahl 2,716 sh (-3.69%)
Mario Gabelli 21,364 sh (-12.49%)
Paul Tudor Jones 627 sh (-49.92%)
Jim Simons 5,900 sh (-57.26%)
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Q4 2016

CABO Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Lou Simpson 220,324 sh (+555.94%)
Jim Simons 25,000 sh (+323.73%)
Ruane Cunniff 3,228 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 5,200 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Murray Stahl 2,687 sh (-1.07%)
Mario Gabelli 18,640 sh (-12.75%)
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Q1 2017

CABO Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Caxton Associates 800 sh (New)
Jim Simons 71,353 sh (+185.41%)
Tom Gayner 5,200 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff Sold Out
Lou Simpson 219,047 sh (-0.58%)
Murray Stahl 2,655 sh (-1.19%)
Mario Gabelli 16,801 sh (-9.87%)
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Q2 2017

CABO Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Jim Simons 137,200 sh (+92.28%)
Tom Gayner 5,200 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Murray Stahl 2,642 sh (-0.49%)
Lou Simpson 216,016 sh (-1.38%)
Mario Gabelli 14,876 sh (-11.46%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NYSE:CABO

(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
Lou Simpson 2017-06-30 Reduce -1.38%0.07%$624.47 - $731.45 $ 721.995%216,016
Mario Gabelli 2017-06-30 Reduce -11.46%0.01%$624.47 - $731.45 $ 721.995%14,876
Lou Simpson 2017-03-31 Reduce -0.58%0.03%$570 - $645.45 $ 721.9915%219,047
Mario Gabelli 2017-03-31 Reduce -9.87%0.01%$570 - $645.45 $ 721.9915%16,801
Ruane Cunniff 2017-03-31 Sold Out 0.02%$570 - $645.45 $ 721.9915%0
Lou Simpson 2016-12-31 Add 555.94%4.89%$569.77 - $623.87 $ 721.9922%220,324
Mario Gabelli 2016-12-31 Reduce -12.75%0.01%$569.77 - $623.87 $ 721.9922%18,640
Lou Simpson 2016-09-30 New Buy0.78%$511.66 - $584 $ 721.9934%33,589
Mario Gabelli 2016-09-30 Reduce -12.49%0.01%$511.66 - $584 $ 721.9934%21,364
Chris Davis 2016-09-30 Sold Out 0.07%$511.66 - $584 $ 721.9934%0
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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. Its major source of revenue is from data and video services.

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 air time on its video channels. Voice services are offered over Internet protocols. The company owns telecommunications infrastructure.

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 38.74
CABO's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.70 vs. CABO: 38.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
CABO' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.78  Med: 31.04 Max: 40.87
Current: 38.74
15.78
40.87
PE Ratio without NRI 38.74
CABO's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
74% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.85 vs. CABO: 38.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
CABO' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.78  Med: 31.04 Max: 40.87
Current: 38.74
15.78
40.87
PB Ratio 8.23
CABO's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
93% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. CABO: 8.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
CABO' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.28  Med: 6.95 Max: 8.67
Current: 8.23
5.28
8.67
PS Ratio 4.81
CABO's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
87% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. CABO: 4.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CABO' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.73  Med: 3.78 Max: 5.08
Current: 4.81
2.73
5.08
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 35.32
CABO's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
79% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.65 vs. CABO: 35.32 )
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: 21.23  Med: 31.97 Max: 42.23
Current: 35.32
21.23
42.23
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 16.12
CABO's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
81% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.48 vs. CABO: 16.12 )
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: 9.49  Med: 12.03 Max: 17.01
Current: 16.12
9.49
17.01
EV-to-EBIT 24.48
CABO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
64% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.53 vs. CABO: 24.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CABO' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.7  Med: 18.9 Max: 25.6
Current: 24.48
11.7
25.6
EV-to-EBITDA 14.04
CABO's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
70% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.55 vs. CABO: 14.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CABO' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.2  Med: 10.7 Max: 14.7
Current: 14.04
7.2
14.7
EV-to-Revenue 6.06
CABO's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
86% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. CABO: 6.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
CABO' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.3  Med: 4.3 Max: 6.3
Current: 6.06
3.3
6.3
Current Ratio 1.23
CABO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. CABO: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CABO' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.31 Max: 1.94
Current: 1.23
0.44
1.94
Quick Ratio 1.23
CABO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. CABO: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CABO' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.31 Max: 1.94
Current: 1.23
0.44
1.94
Days Sales Outstanding 19.43
CABO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
92% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 45.51 vs. CABO: 19.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CABO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.79  Med: 13.03 Max: 19.43
Current: 19.43
11.79
19.43

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 0.87
CABO's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
93% of the 772 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.96 vs. CABO: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
CABO' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.85 Max: 1.11
Current: 0.87
0.34
1.11
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.32
CABO's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. CABO: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
CABO' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.22 Max: 0.35
Current: 0.32
0.1
0.35
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.97
CABO's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
94% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.99 vs. CABO: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.87
CABO's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
97% of the 872 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.22 vs. CABO: 0.87 )
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: 0.85 Max: 1.11
Current: 0.87
0.34
1.11
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.80
CABO's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. CABO: 0.80 )
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: 0.8  Med: 0.4 Max: 0
Current: 0.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.28
CABO's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
73% of the 420 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. CABO: 1.28 )
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: 0.81  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.32
Current: 1.28
0.81
1.32
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 4.12
CABO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
52% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. CABO: 4.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
CABO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 5.3 Max: 8.6
Current: 4.12
3.9
8.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $860.73
EPS (TTM) $ 18.63
Short Percentage of Float4.96%
52-Week Range $559.83 - 788.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)5.73
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