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How to buy Cumulus Media stock | $12.7

Learn how to easily invest in Cumulus Media stock.

Cumulus Media Inc is a broadcasting business based in the US. Cumulus Media shares (CMLS) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Cumulus Media employs 2,743 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Cumulus Media stock price (NASDAQ: CMLS)

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Cumulus Media shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-24.
Latest market close$12.70
52-week range$4.97 - $14.84
50-day moving average $11.82
200-day moving average $11.54
Wall St. target price$23.67
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-2.15

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Is it a good time to buy Cumulus Media stock?

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Cumulus Media price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $12.7 from 2021-10-22

1 week (2021-10-15) -0.08%
1 month (2021-09-24) 7.81%
3 months (2021-07-23) 0.16%
6 months (2021-04-23) 33.83%
1 year (2020-10-23) 127.19%
2 years (2019-10-24) -6.89%
3 years (2018-10-24) 15.99
5 years (2016-10-20) N/A

Is Cumulus Media under- or over-valued?

Valuing Cumulus Media stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Cumulus Media's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Cumulus Media's EBITDA

Cumulus Media's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $91.4 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Cumulus Media's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Cumulus Media financials

Revenue TTM $868.7 million
Operating margin TTM 4.43%
Gross profit TTM $476 million
Return on assets TTM 1.4%
Return on equity TTM -11.19%
Profit margin -5.05%
Book value $18.14
Market capitalisation $260.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Cumulus Media shares

There are currently 102,623 Cumulus Media shares held short by investors – that's known as Cumulus Media's "short interest". This figure is 5.1% up from 97,669 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Cumulus Media shares can be evaluated.

Cumulus Media's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Cumulus Media's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Cumulus Media shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Cumulus Media shares traded daily (recently around 35509.688581315). Cumulus Media's SIR currently stands at 2.89. In other words for every 100,000 Cumulus Media shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2890 shares are currently held short.

However Cumulus Media's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Cumulus Media shares, or, against the total number of tradable Cumulus Media shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Cumulus Media's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Cumulus Media shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0067% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Cumulus Media shares, roughly 7 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Cumulus Media.

Find out more about how you can short Cumulus Media stock.

Cumulus Media share dividends

We're not expecting Cumulus Media to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Cumulus Media's shares ever split?

Cumulus Media's shares were split on a 1:8 basis on 12 October 2016. So if you had owned 8 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Cumulus Media shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 700% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Cumulus Media shares which in turn could have impacted Cumulus Media's share price.

Cumulus Media share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Cumulus Media's shares have ranged in value from as little as $4.973 up to $14.84. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CMLS.US volatility(beta: 2.14)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Cumulus Media's is 2.1436. This would suggest that Cumulus Media's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Cumulus Media overview

Cumulus Media Inc. , an audio-first media and entertainment company, owns and operates radio stations in the United States. It owns and operates 415 stations in 86 markets, as well as approximately 7,300 affiliated stations through Westwood One. The company's content portfolio includes sports, news, talk, and entertainment programming from various brands, including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, CNN, the AP, the Academy of Country Music Awards, and other partners. It also provides digital marketing services. Cumulus Media Inc. was incorporated in 2002 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Cumulus Media is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 5.177% of Cumulus Media shares are held by insiders and 76.849% by institutions.
How many people work for Cumulus Media?
Latest data suggests 2,743 work at Cumulus Media.
When does the fiscal year end for Cumulus Media?
Cumulus Media's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Cumulus Media based?
Cumulus Media's address is: 3280 Peachtree Road, NW, Atlanta, GA, United States, 30305
What is Cumulus Media's ISIN number?
Cumulus Media's international securities identification number is: US2310828015
What is Cumulus Media's CUSIP number?
Cumulus Media's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 231082801

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