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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 0.16
CABO's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
74% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. CABO: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
CABO' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.22 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.16
0.08
No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.32
CABO's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
70% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. CABO: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
CABO' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.31 Max: 0.69
Current: 0.32
0.24
0.69
Debt-to-Equity 1.68
CABO's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
79% of the 357 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.71 vs. CABO: 1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
CABO' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.27 Max: 2.34
Current: 1.68
0
2.34
Debt-to-EBITDA 2.71
CABO's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
62% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. CABO: 2.71 )
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: 2.71
0.01
2.83
Interest Coverage 4.70
CABO's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
60% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.24 vs. CABO: 4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CABO' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.7  Med: 5005.1 Max: No Debt
Current: 4.7
4.7
No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 3.09
Beneish M-Score: -2.73
WACC vs ROIC
4.31%
22.09%
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 24.91
CABO's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
90% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.84 vs. CABO: 24.91 )
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: 24.91
Current: 24.91
18.71
24.91
Net Margin % 23.71
CABO's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
94% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.31 vs. CABO: 23.71 )
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: 24.38
Current: 23.71
11.37
24.38
ROE % 41.91
CABO's ROE % is ranked higher than
95% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.21 vs. CABO: 41.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
CABO' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.25  Med: 22.35 Max: 41.91
Current: 41.91
14.25
41.91
ROA % 11.90
CABO's ROA % is ranked higher than
91% of the 474 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. CABO: 11.90 )
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: 11.9
6.9
16.74
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 31.08
CABO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
75% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.24 vs. CABO: 31.08 )
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: 31.08
25.99
55.27
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 6.20
CABO's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
64% of the 421 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. CABO: 6.20 )
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  Med: 0.2 Max: 6.2
Current: 6.2
0
6.2
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 4.50
CABO's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
53% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 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: 0  Med: 4.5 Max: 6
Current: 4.5
0
6
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Guru Trades

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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Q3 2017

CABO Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Ruane Cunniff 10,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 198,686 sh (+44.81%)
Lou Simpson 233,315 sh (+8.01%)
Tom Gayner 5,200 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 2,529 sh (-4.28%)
Mario Gabelli 11,816 sh (-20.57%)
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Q4 2017

CABO Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Pioneer Investments 124 sh (New)
Tom Russo 139 sh (New)
Lou Simpson 358,409 sh (+53.62%)
Jim Simons 203,400 sh (+2.37%)
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%)
Pioneer Investments 124 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 5,200 sh (unchged)
Tom Russo Sold Out
Jim Simons 196,700 sh (-3.29%)
Murray Stahl 2,289 sh (-4.86%)
Mario Gabelli 8,510 sh (-19.72%)
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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 2018-03-31 Add 1.82%0.15%$667.13 - $730.98 $ 745.776%364,916
Mario Gabelli 2018-03-31 Reduce -19.72%0.01%$667.13 - $730.98 $ 745.776%8,510
Lou Simpson 2017-12-31 Add 53.62%2.86%$663.6 - $758.69 $ 745.776%358,409
Mario Gabelli 2017-12-31 Reduce -10.28%0.01%$663.6 - $758.69 $ 745.776%10,601
Ruane Cunniff 2017-12-31 Sold Out 0.06%$663.6 - $758.69 $ 745.776%0
Lou Simpson 2017-09-30 Add 8.01%0.44%$711.57 - $762.27 $ 745.771%233,315
Mario Gabelli 2017-09-30 Reduce -20.57%0.01%$711.57 - $762.27 $ 745.771%11,816
Ruane Cunniff 2017-09-30 New Buy0.06%$711.57 - $762.27 $ 745.771%10,000
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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 17.80
CABO's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 335 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.38 vs. CABO: 17.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
CABO' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.13  Med: 30.46 Max: 43.63
Current: 17.8
15.13
43.63
PE Ratio without NRI 17.80
CABO's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
54% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.00 vs. CABO: 17.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
CABO' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.13  Med: 30.46 Max: 43.63
Current: 17.8
15.13
43.63
PB Ratio 6.13
CABO's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. CABO: 6.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
CABO' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.21  Med: 6.55 Max: 8.67
Current: 6.13
5.21
8.67
PS Ratio 4.19
CABO's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. CABO: 4.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CABO' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.73  Med: 3.98 Max: 5.08
Current: 4.19
2.73
5.08
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 27.35
CABO's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
73% of the 226 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.26 vs. CABO: 27.35 )
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: 23.29  Med: 30.99 Max: 58.82
Current: 27.35
23.29
58.82
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 12.56
CABO's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
77% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.14 vs. CABO: 12.56 )
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: 12.12 Max: 16.67
Current: 12.56
9.29
16.67
EV-to-EBIT 21.84
CABO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
67% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.19 vs. CABO: 21.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CABO' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.7  Med: 19.6 Max: 25.8
Current: 21.84
11.7
25.8
EV-to-EBITDA 12.16
CABO's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
70% of the 394 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.51 vs. CABO: 12.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CABO' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.2  Med: 11.05 Max: 14.5
Current: 12.16
7.2
14.5
EV-to-Revenue 5.15
CABO's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
86% of the 461 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. CABO: 5.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
CABO' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.3  Med: 4.7 Max: 6.3
Current: 5.15
3.3
6.3
Current Ratio 1.87
CABO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. CABO: 1.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CABO' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.34 Max: 1.94
Current: 1.87
0.44
1.94
Quick Ratio 1.87
CABO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. CABO: 1.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CABO' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.34 Max: 1.94
Current: 1.87
0.44
1.94
Days Sales Outstanding 9.13
CABO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
88% of the 355 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 50.37 vs. CABO: 9.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CABO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.13  Med: 13.17 Max: 18.02
Current: 9.13
9.13
18.02
Days Payable 99.06
CABO's Days Payable is ranked lower than
83% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 73.89 vs. CABO: 99.06 )
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: 99.06
Current: 99.06
19.09
99.06

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 0.94
CABO's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
89% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. CABO: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
CABO' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.9 Max: 1.11
Current: 0.94
0.34
1.11
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.16
CABO's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.67 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 % 0.94
CABO's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
92% of the 736 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.27 vs. CABO: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.94
CABO's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
97% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.29 vs. CABO: 0.94 )
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: 0.9 Max: 1.11
Current: 0.94
0.34
1.11
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.60
CABO's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 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: 0.6  Med: 0.8 Max: 0
Current: 0.6

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.06
CABO's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
56% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. CABO: 1.06 )
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: 0.77  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.2
Current: 1.06
0.77
1.2
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 4.59
CABO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
51% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.49 vs. CABO: 4.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
CABO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 5.1 Max: 8.6
Current: 4.59
3.9
8.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,018.36
EPS (TTM) $ 42.01
Beta0.22
Volatility18.94%
52-Week Range $597.40 - 788.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)5.73

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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