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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

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

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» STRZA's 30-Y Financials


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Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

STRZA Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 106,967 sh (New)
Jim Simons 440,000 sh (+324.71%)
Joel Greenblatt 480,481 sh (+242.52%)
Steven Cohen 237,300 sh (+206.19%)
Lee Ainslie 68,510 sh (+113.03%)
Jeremy Grantham 375,950 sh (+64.21%)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 146,590 sh (+27.07%)
Mario Gabelli 341,427 sh (+5.33%)
Columbia Wanger 1,071,259 sh (+1.74%)
Jana Partners Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Tom Gayner Sold Out
Murray Stahl 5,042,850 sh (-12.00%)
First Eagle Investment 44,068 sh (-16.96%)
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Q2 2016

STRZA Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Chanos 145,214 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 10,000 sh (New)
Columbia Wanger 1,479,416 sh (+38.10%)
Lee Ainslie 94,370 sh (+37.75%)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 184,854 sh (+26.10%)
Jim Simons 495,500 sh (+12.61%)
Paul Tudor Jones 109,309 sh (+2.19%)
Mario Gabelli 343,785 sh (+0.69%)
Murray Stahl 4,835,164 sh (-4.12%)
Jeremy Grantham 331,337 sh (-11.87%)
Joel Greenblatt 376,864 sh (-21.57%)
First Eagle Investment 26,068 sh (-40.85%)
Steven Cohen 24,417 sh (-89.71%)
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Q3 2016

STRZA Guru Trades in Q3 2016

George Soros 8,865 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 63,300 sh (+159.25%)
Jim Chanos 166,666 sh (+14.77%)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Keeley Asset Management Corp Sold Out
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Murray Stahl 4,657,004 sh (-3.68%)
Mario Gabelli 331,046 sh (-3.71%)
First Eagle Investment 23,178 sh (-11.09%)
Lee Ainslie 81,810 sh (-13.31%)
Joel Greenblatt 164,216 sh (-56.43%)
Jim Simons 184,100 sh (-62.85%)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,707 sh (-83.80%)
Jeremy Grantham 10,853 sh (-96.72%)
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Q4 2016

STRZA Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Murray Stahl Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Jim Chanos Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with STRZA

(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
First Eagle Investment 2016-12-31 Sold Out $30.45 - $35.52 $ 35.529%0
Mario Gabelli 2016-12-31 Sold Out 0.07%$30.45 - $35.52 $ 35.529%0
George Soros 2016-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$30.45 - $35.52 $ 35.529%0
Joel Greenblatt 2016-12-31 Sold Out 0.07%$30.45 - $35.52 $ 35.529%0
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Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Media - Diversified    NAICS: 519130    SIC: 4841
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Traded in other countries:9LMA.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Starz is a media and entertainment company. It provides premium subscription video programming to U.S. MVPDs, including cable operators, satellite television providers and telecommunications companies.

Starz is a Delaware corporation, incorporated on May 7, 2007. The Company through its subsidiaries, operates as a media and entertainment company. The Company was formerly known as Starz, LLC and changed its name to Starz Inc in January 2013. The Company provides premium subscription video programming services to multichannel video distributors, including cable operators, satellite television providers, and telecommunications companies. The Company pay television channels, global content distribution, and animated television and movie production. The Company also develops, produces, acquires, and distributes entertainment content to consumers on DVD, digital formats, and traditional television. It sells or rents DVDs under the Anchor Bay and Manga brands; and distributes digital and on-demand content for its owned content and content for which it has licensed the non-pay television ancillary rights, as well as movies, television series, documentaries, children's programming, and other video content.

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Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,669.90
EPS (TTM) $ 1.79
Short Percentage of Float2.65%
52-Week Range $20.33 - 35.75
Shares Outstanding (Mil)97.42

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 1,694 1,756 1,808
EPS ($) 2.20 2.97 3.26
EPS without NRI ($) 2.20 2.97 3.26
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Piotroski F-Score Details

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