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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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Cash-to-Debt 0.02
WOW's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
97% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. WOW: 0.02 )
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: 0.02
0.01
0.16
Equity-to-Asset -0.20
WOW's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
95% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. WOW: -0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
WOW' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.26  Med: -0.16 Max: -0.08
Current: -0.2
-0.26
-0.08
Debt-to-Equity -5.12
WOW's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 357 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.71 vs. WOW: -5.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
WOW' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.01  Med: -5.12 Max: -3.33
Current: -5.12
-11.01
-3.33
Debt-to-EBITDA 35.27
WOW's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
84% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. WOW: 35.27 )
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: 35.27
Current: 35.27
5.98
35.27
Interest Coverage 1.53
WOW's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
89% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 8.24 vs. WOW: 1.53 )
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: 1.53
Current: 1.53
0.58
1.53
Altman Z-Score: 0.04
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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Operating Margin % 17.60
WOW's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
82% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 8.84 vs. WOW: 17.60 )
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: 17.6
10.95
19.69
Net Margin % -9.85
WOW's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
65% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.31 vs. WOW: -9.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
WOW' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.85  Med: -0.02 Max: 13.42
Current: -9.85
-9.85
13.42
ROA % -4.45
WOW's ROA % is ranked higher than
63% of the 474 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. WOW: -4.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
WOW' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.45  Med: 0.96 Max: 6.12
Current: -4.45
-4.45
6.12
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -13.29
WOW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
72% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 14.24 vs. WOW: -13.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
WOW' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.29  Med: 22.59 Max: 43.27
Current: -13.29
-13.29
43.27
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Guru Trades

Q2 2017

WOW Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Mario Gabelli 36,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 16,049 sh (New)
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Q3 2017

WOW Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Mario Gabelli 52,000 sh (+44.44%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Q4 2017

WOW Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Jeremy Grantham 14,600 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 227,232 sh (+336.98%)
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Q1 2018

WOW Guru Trades in Q1 2018

Mario Gabelli 451,600 sh (+98.74%)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
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Insider Trades

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GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Mario Gabelli 2018-03-31 Add 98.74%0.01%$7.04 - $11.25 $ 9.691%451,600
Mario Gabelli 2017-12-31 Add 336.98%0.02%$8.76 - $15.43 $ 9.69-18%227,232
Mario Gabelli 2017-09-30 Add 44.44%$15.03 - $17.45 $ 9.69-40%52,000
Mario Gabelli 2017-06-30 New Buy$16.5 - $18.37 $ 9.69-44%36,000
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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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Forward PE Ratio 6.06
WOW's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 19.38 vs. WOW: 6.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PS Ratio 0.67
WOW's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. WOW: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
WOW' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.74 Max: 1.61
Current: 0.67
0.46
1.61
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 3.33
WOW's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
80% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 7.14 vs. WOW: 3.33 )
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: 4.39 Max: 7.7
Current: 3.33
2.21
7.7
EV-to-EBIT -23.27
WOW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
63% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 16.19 vs. WOW: -23.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WOW' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.34  Med: 14.9 Max: 17.7
Current: -23.27
-23.34
17.7
EV-to-EBITDA 47.68
WOW's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
59% of the 394 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 8.51 vs. WOW: 47.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WOW' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.4  Med: 8.2 Max: 47.85
Current: 47.68
7.4
47.85
EV-to-Revenue 2.58
WOW's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
61% of the 461 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. WOW: 2.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
WOW' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.3  Med: 2.65 Max: 3.1
Current: 2.58
2.3
3.1
Current Ratio 0.64
WOW's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. WOW: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WOW' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 0.73 Max: 0.95
Current: 0.64
0.52
0.95
Quick Ratio 0.64
WOW's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. WOW: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WOW' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 0.73 Max: 0.95
Current: 0.64
0.52
0.95
Days Sales Outstanding 21.86
WOW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
81% of the 355 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 50.37 vs. WOW: 21.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WOW' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.86  Med: 25.68 Max: 25.79
Current: 21.86
21.86
25.79
Days Payable 17.41
WOW's Days Payable is ranked lower than
88% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 73.89 vs. WOW: 17.41 )
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: 17.41
Current: 17.41
9.52
17.41

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Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.92
WOW's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. WOW: 0.92 )
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: 0.68  Med: 1.2 Max: 2.1
Current: 0.92
0.68
2.1
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -4.32
WOW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
72% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.49 vs. WOW: -4.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
WOW' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.7  Med: 5.95 Max: 7.4
Current: -4.32
-4.7
7.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,173.60
EPS (TTM) $ -1.32
Volatility57.28%
52-Week Range $6.03 - 17.89
Shares Outstanding (Mil)85.28

Analyst Estimate

Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Revenue (Mil $) 1,159 1,184 1,185
EBIT (Mil $) 222 241 257
EBITDA (Mil $) 401 420 455
EPS ($) -1.87 1.18 1.39
EPS without NRI ($) -1.87 1.18 1.39
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)

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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