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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
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.01
WOW's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
98% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. WOW: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
WOW' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.02 Max: 0.16
Current: 0.01
0.01
0.16
Equity-to-Asset -0.19
WOW's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
97% of the 413 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. WOW: -0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
WOW' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.26  Med: -0.19 Max: -0.08
Current: -0.19
-0.26
-0.08
Debt-to-Equity -5.34
WOW's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. WOW: -5.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
WOW' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.01  Med: -5.23 Max: -3.33
Current: -5.34
-11.01
-3.33
Debt-to-EBITDA 42.26
WOW's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
98% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. WOW: 42.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
WOW' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.98  Med: 6.88 Max: 42.26
Current: 42.26
5.98
42.26
Interest Coverage 1.60
WOW's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
87% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.29 vs. WOW: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
WOW' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.03 Max: 1.6
Current: 1.6
0.58
1.6
Altman Z-Score: 0.05
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 : 4/10

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history
Operating Margin % 16.97
WOW's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
74% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 10.31 vs. WOW: 16.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
WOW' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.95  Med: 17.85 Max: 19.69
Current: 16.97
10.95
19.69
Net Margin % -8.17
WOW's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
84% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 5.09 vs. WOW: -8.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
WOW' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.17  Med: -0.02 Max: 13.42
Current: -8.17
-8.17
13.42
ROA % -3.81
WOW's ROA % is ranked lower than
83% of the 421 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. WOW: -3.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
WOW' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.81  Med: 0.96 Max: 6.12
Current: -3.81
-3.81
6.12
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -13.95
WOW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
85% of the 418 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 17.16 vs. WOW: -13.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
WOW' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.95  Med: 22.59 Max: 43.27
Current: -13.95
-13.95
43.27
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 0.30
WOW's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 383 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. WOW: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
WOW' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.3 Max: 0.3
Current: 0.3
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -3.50
WOW's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. WOW: -3.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
WOW' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.5  Med: -3.5 Max: -3.5
Current: -3.5
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Guru Trades

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WOW Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Mario Gabelli 52,000 sh (+44.44%)
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Q1 2018

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WOW Guru Trades in Q2 2018

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Mario Gabelli 2018-06-30 Reduce -7.29%$6.25 - $9.79 $ 10.3929%418,661
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Mario Gabelli 2018-03-31 Add 98.74%0.01%$7.04 - $11.25 $ 10.398%451,600
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Pay TV    NAICS: 515210    SIC: 4841
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Headquarter Location:USA
WideOpenWest Inc is a cable operator and broadband service provider in the United States. It offers high-speed internet, data, voice, cloud and cable television services.

WideOpenWest Inc is a cable operator and broadband service, provider. The company serves residential, business and wholesale customers in Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Kansas, Maryland and the Southeast. Its service portfolio consists of high-speed internet, data, voice, cloud, and cable television services. The company operates in one business segment that is Broadband Services.

Ratios

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history
Forward PE Ratio 10.58
WOW's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 19.53 vs. WOW: 10.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PS Ratio 0.74
WOW's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. WOW: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
WOW' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.8 Max: 1.21
Current: 0.74
0.46
1.21
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 3.94
WOW's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
76% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. WOW: 3.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
WOW' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.21  Med: 4.32 Max: 7.93
Current: 3.94
2.21
7.93
EV-to-EBIT -22.74
WOW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 15.66 vs. WOW: -22.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WOW' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.1  Med: 14.4 Max: 17.7
Current: -22.74
-24.1
17.7
EV-to-EBITDA 58.02
WOW's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
97% of the 364 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 8.29 vs. WOW: 58.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WOW' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.4  Med: 8.6 Max: 61.5
Current: 58.02
7.4
61.5
EV-to-Revenue 2.63
WOW's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
64% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. WOW: 2.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
WOW' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.3  Med: 2.7 Max: 3.1
Current: 2.63
2.3
3.1
Current Ratio 0.54
WOW's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. WOW: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WOW' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 0.69 Max: 0.95
Current: 0.54
0.52
0.95
Quick Ratio 0.54
WOW's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. WOW: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WOW' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 0.69 Max: 0.95
Current: 0.54
0.52
0.95
Days Sales Outstanding 24.61
WOW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
87% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 54.05 vs. WOW: 24.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WOW' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.61  Med: 25.68 Max: 25.79
Current: 24.61
24.61
25.79
Days Payable 21.16
WOW's Days Payable is ranked lower than
91% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 96.88 vs. WOW: 21.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
WOW' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.52  Med: 11.47 Max: 21.16
Current: 21.16
9.52
21.16

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.40
WOW's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 270 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. WOW: -1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
WOW' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.4  Med: -1.4 Max: -1.4
Current: -1.4

Valuation & Return

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history
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.95
WOW's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
71% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. WOW: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
WOW' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 0.93 Max: 1.46
Current: 0.95
0.63
1.46
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -4.38
WOW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
85% of the 426 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.81 vs. WOW: -4.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
WOW' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.7  Med: 5.8 Max: 7.4
Current: -4.38
-4.7
7.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,167.40
EPS (TTM) $ -1.08
Volatility61.50%
52-Week Range $6.03 - 14.26
Shares Outstanding (Mil)82.66

Analyst Estimate

Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Revenue (Mil $) 1,161 1,178 1,182
EBIT (Mil $) 88 237 250
EBITDA (Mil $) 416 433 450
EPS ($) -1.70 1.00 1.15
EPS without NRI ($) -1.70 1.00 1.15
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

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

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