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Cincinnati Bell is a provider of integrated communications solutions for residential and business customers. Its solutions include local and long-distance voice, data, high-speed Internet, and video entertainment services. The company offers next-generation cloud communications, internet connectivity, mobile marketing, and Wi-Fi solutions specifically designed for small businesses. It also offers enterprise businesses end-to-end communications and IT solutions.

TypePublic
Founded1873
HQCincinnati, OH, US
Websitecincinnatibell.com
Employee Ratings3.6
Overall CultureB+

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)4,400(+3%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)$1.5 B(+12%)
Share Price (Jan 2021)$15.3
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Cincinnati Bell

Leigh R. Fox

Leigh R. Fox

President & Chief Executive Officer
Andrew R. Kaiser

Andrew R. Kaiser

Chief Financial Officer
Christi H. Cornette

Christi H. Cornette

Chief Culture Officer
Thomas E. Simpson

Thomas E. Simpson

Chief Operating Officer
Suzi Maratta

Suzi Maratta

Vice President & Corporate Controller
Kevin J. Murray

Kevin J. Murray

Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer
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Cincinnati Bell Office Locations

Cincinnati Bell has an office in Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH, US (HQ)
221 E 4th St
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Cincinnati Bell Financials and Metrics

Cincinnati Bell Revenue

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Cincinnati Bell's revenue was reported to be $1.54 b in FY, 2019 which is a 11.5% increase from the previous period.
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Net income (Q2, 2020)

(7.8m)

EBIT (Q2, 2020)

27.7m

Market capitalization (15-Jan-2021)

774.4m

Closing stock price (15-Jan-2021)

15.3

Cash (30-Sept-2020)

8.8m

EV

2.8b
Cincinnati Bell's current market capitalization is $774.4 m.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

1.2b1.3b1.4b1.5b

Revenue growth, %

(13%)9%7%12%

Cost of goods sold

678.9m761.3m698.7m784.6m

Gross profit

506.9m527.2m679.5m752.1m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Revenue

278.2m294.0m289.2m295.7m296.8m386.7m379.6m384.2m382.5m

Cost of goods sold

154.8m165.4m162.6m149.4m152.3m197.7m197.7m195.5m194.7m193.7m193.4m

Gross profit

123.4m128.6m126.6m146.3m144.5m189.0m181.9m188.7m187.8m

Gross profit Margin, %

44%44%44%49%49%49%48%49%49%
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

9.7m17.8m15.4m11.6m

Accounts Receivable

178.6m239.8m342.8m307.7m

Prepaid Expenses

15.0m22.2m30.7m28.3m

Inventories

22.7m44.3m46.5m44.6m
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

102.1m35.1m(69.8m)(66.6m)

Depreciation and Amortization

182.2m193.0m252.0m304.9m

Inventories

(6.2m)(16.6m)2.2m5.0m

Accounts Payable

(13.1m)22.4m95.1m(40.0m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Net Income

60.4m62.5m51.3m(8.3m)(22.1m)(39.8m)(26.9m)(32.4m)(46.0m)(41.8m)

Depreciation and Amortization

45.8m92.8m140.1m51.2m102.1m177.6m79.4m153.6m229.1m74.2m148.9m220.8m

Inventories

(5.6m)(5.9m)(1.7m)(4.4m)10.6m1.5m7.5m5.6m(600.0k)

Accounts Payable

5.8m9.9m2.4m3.6m3.0m16.4m(74.8m)(63.8m)(76.4m)(5.3m)(21.8m)(56.6m)
USDFY, 2016

Revenue/Employee

348.8k

Debt/Equity

-9.9 x

Debt/Assets

0.8 x

Financial Leverage

-12.7 x
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Cincinnati Bell Operating Metrics

FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Fiber Route Miles

9.60 k10.90 k16.50 k17 k

Video Subscribers (Cincinnati)

137.60 k146.50 k139.90 k135.10 k

Video Subscribers (Hawaii)

48.80 k42.70 k

Voice Subscribers (Cincinnati)

96.20 k105.90 k107.60 k106.80 k
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Cincinnati Bell Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Hawaiian Telcom, Inc.July 10, 2017$650 m
OnX Enterprise Solutions Ltd.July 10, 2017$201 m
CyrusOne LLCMay 12, 2010$525 m
GramTelJanuary 07, 2008$20 m
eGIXDecember 06, 2007$18 m
BRCOMNovember 09, 1999
CBTS LLC
CBTS Technology Solutions India LLP
CBTS Technology Solutions LLC
CBTS Virginia LLC
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Cincinnati Bell Revenue Breakdown

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Cincinnati Bell revenue breakdown by business segment: 36.6% from IT Services and Hardware and 63.4% from Entertainment and Communications

Cincinnati Bell Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

82/100

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Cincinnati Bell Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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Cincinnati Bell Online and Social Media Presence

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Cincinnati Bell Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B+

    75/100

  • CEO Rating

    D

    62/100

  • Compensation

    C+

    67/100

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Cincinnati Bell News and Updates

Cincinnati Bell Inc. Announces Supplement To Consent Solicitation Statement With Respect To Consent Solicitations For 7.000% Senior Notes Due 2024 And 8.000% Senior Notes Due 2025

CINCINNATI, June 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Cincinnati Bell Inc. ("Cincinnati Bell" or the "Company") today announced that it has made available to Holders of its 7.000% Senior Notes due 2024 (the "2024 Notes") and Holders of its 8.000% Senior Notes due 2025 (the "2025 Notes" and, together...

Cincinnati Bell to be acquired by Macquarie Infrastructure in all-cash deal valued at $2.9 billion

Cincinnati Bell Inc. said Friday it has reached agreement to be acquired by Macquarie Infrastructure Partners in an all-cash deal valued at about $2.9 billion. Under the terms of the deal, Macquarie will pay $15.50 for each Cincinnati Bell share, equal to a 101% premium to the closing per share pri…

Cincinnati Bell Inc. Announces Update To Transaction Process

CINCINNATI, March 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As previously announced, Cincinnati Bell Inc. (NYSE: CBB) has received a binding proposal from Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets Inc. ("MIRA") that Cincinnati Bell's Board of Directors, in consultation with its legal and financial advisors,...

Cincinnati Bell to terminate Brookfield's merger deal to go with MIRA's 'superior' bid

Shares of Cincinnati Bell Inc. surged 3.3% in premarket trading Friday, after the communications company said it determined Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets Inc.'s (MIRA) buyout bid was a "superior company proposal" to the deal it currently has with Brookfield Infrastructure . MIRA's bid wa…

Brookfield Infrastructure amends terms of bid for Cincinnati Bell to $13.50 a share vs. $12.50

Cincinnati Bell Inc. said Wednesday it has amended the terms of its merger deal with Brookfield Infrastructure and investment partners and Brookfield will now pay $13.50 per Cincinnati Bell share, up from $12.50. The deal is now worth about $2.797 billion, including debt, up from $2.6 billion prev…

Cincinnati Bell Inc. Announces Receipt Of Unsolicited Acquisition Proposal

CINCINNATI, Jan. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Cincinnati Bell Inc. (NYSE: CBB) today announced that on January 22, 2020 it received a non-binding proposal from an infrastructure fund (the "Fund") to acquire all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Cincinnati Bell for $12.00 per share...
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Cincinnati Bell Blogs

8 of the hottest new devices this holiday season

We all know that smart devices and IoT (Internet of Things) can make your life easier and more entertaining at home. It's no surprise that the most searched keyword category for Amazon in 2020 was Electronics (Visual Capitalist), and we know it can be overwhelming to keep up with all the…

How to securely work from home

by Leo Cronin, Cincinnati Bell Chief Security Officer Note: links in this article have been verified to be secure

How to celebrate Halloween during a pandemic

Seems like everyone has either asked or heard the question, "Is Halloween cancelled this year?" Luckily, officials have not cancelled Halloween altogether, but have given strong recommendations and advice on how to safely enjoy Halloween in accordance with COVID-19 guidelines. So now the…

9 ways to keep your family safe on the Internet

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and with the pandemic forcing parents and children online for the majority of their days, it is more relevant than ever. Whether you are virtually learning, working from home, or simply reaching out to loved ones via Zoom- cybersecurity p…

10 Top Parks to Visit within 2 Hours of Cincinnati

Feeling a little cabin-fever during the pandemic? Sometimes even all the technology and gadgets in the world can’t solve that. Luckily, Cincinnati is surrounded by great parks, trails, and camping sites to get you out of your house and into the fresh air. According to CivicScience, 43% o…
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Cincinnati Bell Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Cincinnati Bell founded?

    Cincinnati Bell was founded in 1873.

  • Who are Cincinnati Bell key executives?

    Cincinnati Bell's key executives are Leigh R. Fox, Andrew R. Kaiser and Christi H. Cornette.

  • How many employees does Cincinnati Bell have?

    Cincinnati Bell has 4,400 employees.

  • What is Cincinnati Bell revenue?

    Latest Cincinnati Bell annual revenue is $1.5 b.

  • What is Cincinnati Bell revenue per employee?

    Latest Cincinnati Bell revenue per employee is $349.3 k.

  • Who are Cincinnati Bell competitors?

    Competitors of Cincinnati Bell include 16WiFi, Spark New Zeland and EarthLink.

  • Where is Cincinnati Bell headquarters?

    Cincinnati Bell headquarters is located at 221 E 4th St, Cincinnati.

  • Where are Cincinnati Bell offices?

    Cincinnati Bell has an office in Cincinnati.

  • How many offices does Cincinnati Bell have?

    Cincinnati Bell has 1 office.