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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 0.43
TSU's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
53% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. TSU: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
TSU' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.51 Max: 9.94
Current: 0.43
0.01
9.94
Equity-to-Asset 0.55
TSU's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
71% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. TSU: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
TSU' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.55 Max: 0.74
Current: 0.55
0.45
0.74
Debt-to-Equity 0.46
TSU's Debt-to-Equity is ranked higher than
64% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. TSU: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
TSU' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.35 Max: 0.58
Current: 0.46
0.04
0.58
Debt-to-EBITDA 1.27
TSU's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
72% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. TSU: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
TSU' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.06 Max: 1.54
Current: 1.27
0.71
1.54
Interest Coverage 1.34
TSU's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
88% of the 372 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.42 vs. TSU: 1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
TSU' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 3.19 Max: 4.85
Current: 1.34
1.1
4.85
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 2.10
Beneish M-Score: -3.00
WACC vs ROIC
11.76%
5.75%
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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 10.00
TSU's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
55% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.07 vs. TSU: 10.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
TSU' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.73  Med: 10.61 Max: 18.97
Current: 10
3.73
18.97
Net Margin % 5.63
TSU's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
57% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. TSU: 5.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
TSU' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 7.52 Max: 15.3
Current: 5.63
0.55
15.3
ROE % 5.24
TSU's ROE % is ranked lower than
56% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.73 vs. TSU: 5.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
TSU' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.95  Med: 9.92 Max: 23.77
Current: 5.24
0.95
23.77
ROA % 2.72
TSU's ROA % is ranked higher than
53% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. TSU: 2.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
TSU' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 4.92 Max: 12.04
Current: 2.72
0.52
12.04
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 22.45
TSU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
66% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.19 vs. TSU: 22.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
TSU' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.94  Med: 27.2 Max: 38.93
Current: 22.45
9.94
38.93
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -18.20
TSU's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
90% of the 417 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. TSU: -18.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
TSU' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.9  Med: 5.05 Max: 52
Current: -18.2
-28.9
52
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -10.70
TSU's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
78% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. TSU: -10.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
TSU' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.3  Med: 6.2 Max: 32.7
Current: -10.7
-20.3
32.7
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -29.60
TSU's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
81% of the 314 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -4.00 vs. TSU: -29.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
TSU' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -88.3  Med: 0.25 Max: 624.9
Current: -29.6
-88.3
624.9
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Guru Trades

Q3 2016

TSU Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Paul Singer 12,944,930 sh (unchged)
John Paulson 5,719,000 sh (-2.41%)
Charles Brandes 16,698,362 sh (-3.97%)
Jim Simons 193,238 sh (-56.43%)
Steven Cohen 209,000 sh (-80.87%)
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Q4 2016

TSU Guru Trades in Q4 2016

John Paulson 5,675,200 sh (-0.77%)
Steven Cohen 186,400 sh (-10.81%)
Charles Brandes 14,213,029 sh (-14.88%)
Paul Singer 7,566,070 sh (-41.55%)
Jim Simons 82,000 sh (-57.57%)
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Q1 2017

TSU Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Jeremy Grantham 11,900 sh (New)
Paul Singer Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
John Paulson 5,611,900 sh (-1.12%)
Jim Simons 53,500 sh (-34.76%)
Charles Brandes 7,111,225 sh (-49.97%)
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Q2 2017

TSU Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Jim Simons 651,900 sh (+1118.50%)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
John Paulson 5,550,600 sh (-1.09%)
Charles Brandes 3,138,123 sh (-55.87%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with TSU

(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
John Paulson 2017-06-30 Reduce -1.09%0.01%$13.75 - $16.56 $ 19.1424%5,550,600
Charles Brandes 2017-06-30 Reduce -55.87%0.94%$13.75 - $16.56 $ 19.1424%3,138,123
Charles Brandes 2017-03-31 Reduce -49.97%1.26%$12.3 - $16.7 $ 19.1428%7,111,225
John Paulson 2017-03-31 Reduce -1.12%0.01%$12.3 - $16.7 $ 19.1428%5,611,900
Charles Brandes 2016-12-31 Reduce -14.88%0.46%$11.28 - $13.85 $ 19.1453%14,213,029
John Paulson 2016-12-31 Reduce -0.77%0.01%$11.28 - $13.85 $ 19.1453%5,675,200
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services    NAICS: 517110    SIC: 4813
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Traded in other countries:TIMP3.Brazil, TCLA.Germany, TSUN.Mexico,
Headquarter Location:Brazil
Tim Participacoes SA is a part of the telecom industry. It operates as a mobile, fixed, long-distance and data transmission operator.

TIM Brasil is the second-largest wireless telephone operator by number of subscribers in Brazil, with 63.4 million subscribers. It has been particularly successful in the prepaid wireless market, where it is the largest operator, with 48.5 million customers. The firm is 67% owned by Telecom Italia. It also owns Intelig, which possesses 35,000 kilometres of fibre that is currently being used for its 305,000-subscriber fibre service.

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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 33.58
TSU's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.54 vs. TSU: 33.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
TSU' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.77  Med: 17.58 Max: 302.86
Current: 33.58
5.77
302.86
Forward PE Ratio 36.76
TSU's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.38 vs. TSU: 36.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 34.18
TSU's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
70% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.64 vs. TSU: 34.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
TSU' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.77  Med: 17.58 Max: 300.98
Current: 34.18
5.77
300.98
PB Ratio 1.74
TSU's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. TSU: 1.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
TSU' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.41 Max: 4.68
Current: 1.74
0.43
4.68
PS Ratio 1.91
TSU's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. TSU: 1.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
TSU' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 1.27 Max: 2.93
Current: 1.91
0.05
2.93
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 51.04
TSU's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
84% of the 223 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.18 vs. TSU: 51.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
TSU' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.12  Med: 39.91 Max: 325.86
Current: 51.04
10.12
325.86
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 6.22
TSU's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
60% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.07 vs. TSU: 6.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
TSU' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.36  Med: 5.68 Max: 135.38
Current: 6.22
2.36
135.38
EV-to-EBIT 14.74
TSU's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
61% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.64 vs. TSU: 14.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
TSU' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -423.9  Med: 10.6 Max: 138.9
Current: 14.74
-423.9
138.9
EV-to-EBITDA 5.55
TSU's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
79% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.63 vs. TSU: 5.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
TSU' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.8  Med: 5.2 Max: 17.9
Current: 5.55
1.8
17.9
EV-to-Revenue 2.20
TSU's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
51% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. TSU: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
TSU' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 1.5 Max: 2.6
Current: 2.2
0.8
2.6
Shiller PE Ratio 13.75
TSU's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.67 vs. TSU: 13.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
TSU' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.44  Med: 11.1 Max: 13.75
Current: 13.75
8.44
13.75
Current Ratio 1.33
TSU's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. TSU: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
TSU' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.39 Max: 3.29
Current: 1.33
0.57
3.29
Quick Ratio 1.31
TSU's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. TSU: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
TSU' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.35 Max: 3.23
Current: 1.31
0.53
3.23
Days Inventory 7.77
TSU's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
74% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.33 vs. TSU: 7.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
TSU' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.32  Med: 11.18 Max: 23.81
Current: 7.77
6.32
23.81
Days Sales Outstanding 60.46
TSU's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
65% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.76 vs. TSU: 60.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
TSU' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 60.46  Med: 68.81 Max: 88.89
Current: 60.46
60.46
88.89
Days Payable 124.68
TSU's Days Payable is ranked higher than
70% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 66.92 vs. TSU: 124.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
TSU' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 124.68  Med: 164.2 Max: 193.86
Current: 124.68
124.68
193.86

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 0.49
TSU's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
94% of the 779 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.83 vs. TSU: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
TSU' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 2.3 Max: 11.82
Current: 0.49
0.01
11.82
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.16
TSU's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. TSU: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
TSU' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.63 Max: 13.42
Current: 0.16
0.16
13.42
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -5.00
TSU's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
63% of the 207 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. TSU: -5.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
TSU' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -4.85 Max: 369.5
Current: -5
0
369.5
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.49
TSU's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
96% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.63 vs. TSU: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.13
TSU's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 839 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. TSU: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
TSU' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.6 Max: 3.1
Current: 0.13
0
3.1

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 4.69
TSU's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
63% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. TSU: 4.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
TSU' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 2.7 Max: 10.17
Current: 4.69
0.01
10.17
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.96
TSU's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
77% of the 231 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. TSU: 2.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
TSU' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 2.8 Max: 46.08
Current: 2.96
0.01
46.08
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.50
TSU's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
79% of the 410 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. TSU: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
TSU' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 1.15 Max: 6.04
Current: 1.5
0.01
6.04
Price-to-Graham-Number 2.66
TSU's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
66% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. TSU: 2.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
TSU' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.82  Med: 1.62 Max: 13.91
Current: 2.66
0.82
13.91
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 6.78
TSU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
71% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.26 vs. TSU: 6.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
TSU' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.3  Med: 9 Max: 32.2
Current: 6.78
-0.3
32.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -5.46
TSU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
81% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.02 vs. TSU: -5.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
TSU' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -65.8  Med: -4.4 Max: 287.7
Current: -5.46
-65.8
287.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $4,863.98
EPS (TTM) $ 0.57
Beta1.82
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $11.17 - 19.42
Shares Outstanding (Mil)484.21 (ADR)

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 5,118 5,323
EPS ($) 0.41 0.52
EPS without NRI ($) 0.41 0.52
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
23.94%
Dividends per Share ($) 0.24 0.26

Piotroski F-Score Details

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

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