Fact based stock research
Windstream (NasdaqGS:WIN)


Windstream stock research in summary

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Windstream shares have a SELL rating. While they are good value, they show below average growth, and are riskily financed. We recommend selling Windstream shares.


Latest Obermatt Ranks


Country USA
Industry Integrated Telecommunication
Index NASDAQ, D.J. US Telecommunication
Size class Large

February 9, 2018. Top 10 stocks updated on Top 10 schedule or at least quarterly. ()


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Research History: Windstream

STOCK RESEARCH SUMMARY 2015 2016 2017 2018
STOCK VALUE RANKS
68
62
51
51
STOCK GROWTH RANKS
27
79
13
13
STOCK SAFETY RANKS
5
1
1
1
COMBINED STOCK RANKS
1
42
4
4

Last update of Combined Rank: 9-Feb-2018. Stock research history is based on the Obermatt Method. The higher the rank, the better is Windstream in the corresponding investment strategy.


Value Metrics in Detail

VALUE METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
PRICE VS. REVENUES (P/S)
97
98
100
100
PRICE VS. PROFITS (P/E)
4
14
6
6
PRICE VS. CAPITAL (Market-to-Book)
60
35
100
100
DIVIDEND YIELD
91
84
1
1
CONSOLIDATED RANK: VALUE
68
62
51
51

Last update of Value Rank: 9-Feb-2018. Stock analysis on value ratios: The higher the rank, the lower the value ratio of Windstream; except for dividend yield where the rank is higher, the higher the yield.


Growth Metrics in Detail

GROWTH METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
REVENUE GROWTH
39
13
26
26
PROFIT GROWTH
57
69
33
33
STOCK RETURNS
4
100
1
1
CONSOLIDATED RANK: GROWTH
27
79
13
13

Financial reporting date of Growth Rank: 30-Sep-2017. Stock analysis on growth metrics: The higher the rank, the higher the growth and returns of Windstream.


Safety Metrics in Detail

SAFETY METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
LEVERAGE
1
1
1
1
REFINANCING
4
4
LIQUIDITY
36
23
17
17
CONSOLIDATED RANK: SAFETY
5
1
1
1

Financial reporting date of Safety Rank: 31-Jan-2018. Stock analysis on safety metrics: The higher the rank, the lower the leverage of Windstream and the more cash is available to service its debt.


Stock analysis by the purely financial fact-based Obermatt Method for the investment strategies Value, Growth and Safety for Windstream from February 9, 2018.