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How to buy Entercom Communications stock | $2.68

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Entercom Communications Corp is a broadcasting business based in the US. Entercom Communications shares (ETM) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Entercom Communications employs 4,144 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.2 billion.

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  3. Search for Entercom Communications. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: ETM. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Entercom Communications reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$2.68, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Entercom Communications, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Entercom Communications. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Entercom Communications share price

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Entercom Communications shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$2.68
52-week rangeUSD$0.75 - USD$4.7993
50-day moving average USD$2.4009
200-day moving average USD$1.7427
Wall St. target priceUSD$1.9
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield USD$0.08 (3.46%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-2.33

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Is it a good time to buy Entercom Communications stock?

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Entercom Communications price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $2.68 from 2020-12-11

1 week (2021-01-07) -4.29%
1 month (2020-12-17) 21.27%
3 months (2020-10-15) 82.31%
6 months (2020-07-15) 78.67%
1 year (2020-01-15) -42.61%
2 years (2019-01-15) -62.15%
3 years (2018-01-13) N/A
5 years (2016-01-15) 9.37

Is Entercom Communications under- or over-valued?

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

Entercom Communications's PEG ratio

Entercom Communications's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 6.49. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Entercom Communications's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Entercom Communications's EBITDA

Entercom Communications's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$127 million.

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

Entercom Communications financials

Revenue TTM USD$1.2 billion
Operating margin TTM 7.23%
Gross profit TTM USD$403.3 million
Return on assets TTM 1.36%
Return on equity TTM -52.25%
Profit margin -49.1%
Book value $5.824
Market capitalisation USD$327 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Entercom Communications shares

There are currently 9.3 million Entercom Communications shares held short by investors – that's known as Entercom Communications's "short interest". This figure is 10.7% up from 8.4 million last month.

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

Entercom Communications's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Entercom Communications's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Entercom Communications shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Entercom Communications shares traded daily (recently around 1.8 million). Entercom Communications's SIR currently stands at 5.05. In other words for every 100,000 Entercom Communications shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5050 shares are currently held short.

However Entercom Communications's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Entercom Communications shares, or, against the total number of tradable Entercom Communications shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Entercom Communications's short interest could be expressed as 0.07% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Entercom Communications shares in existence, roughly 70 shares are currently held short) or 0.0799% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Entercom Communications shares, roughly 80 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Entercom Communications.

Find out more about how you can short Entercom Communications stock.

Entercom Communications share dividends

We're not expecting Entercom Communications to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Entercom Communications share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Entercom Communications's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.75 up to $4.7993. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ETM.US volatility(beta: 1.92)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Entercom Communications's is 1.9244. This would suggest that Entercom Communications's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Entercom Communications overview

Entercom Communications Corp., a media and entertainment company, engages in radio broadcasting business in the United States. The company owns and operates radio stations in various formats, such as news, sports, talk, classic rock, urban, adult contemporary, alternative, country, and others. As of April 23, 2020, it had a portfolio of approximately 235 radio stations, digital platforms, and live events. Entercom Communications Corp. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania.

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