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How to buy EWScripps Co Class A stock

Learn how to easily invest in EWScripps Co Class A stock.

E. W. Scripps Co Class A is a broadcasting business based in the US. EWScripps Co Class A shares (SSP) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. EWScripps Co Class A employs 5,600 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $2.3 billion.

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EWScripps Co Class A stock price (NASDAQ: SSP)

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EWScripps Co Class A shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-09-26.
Latest market close$11.99
52-week range$12.04 - $23.61
50-day moving average $14.67
200-day moving average $17.38
Wall St. target price$18.00
PE ratio 9.4436
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.33

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Is it a good time to buy EWScripps Co Class A stock?

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EWScripps Co Class A price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $11.99 from 2022-09-27

1 week (2022-09-21) -14.42%
1 month (2022-08-24) N/A
3 months (2022-06-28) -6.25%
6 months (2022-03-28) -43.36%
1 year (2021-09-28) -33.76%
2 years (2020-09-28) 5.59%
3 years (2019-09-27) 13.175
5 years (2017-09-28) 19.02

Is EWScripps Co Class A stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

EWScripps Co Class A's P/E ratio

EWScripps Co Class A's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 9x. In other words, EWScripps Co Class A shares trade at around 9x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

EWScripps Co Class A's PEG ratio

EWScripps Co Class A's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 12.81. 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 EWScripps Co Class A's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

EWScripps Co Class A's EBITDA

EWScripps Co Class A's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $545.1 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a EWScripps Co Class A's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

EWScripps Co Class A financials

Revenue TTM $2.3 billion
Operating margin TTM 16.37%
Gross profit TTM $1.2 billion
Return on assets TTM 3.65%
Return on equity TTM 9.06%
Profit margin 7.51%
Book value $19.28
Market capitalisation $1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

EWScripps Co Class A share dividends

We're not expecting EWScripps Co Class A to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have EWScripps Co Class A's shares ever split?

EWScripps Co Class A's shares were split on a 1127:1000 basis on 31 March 2015. So if you had owned 1000 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1127 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your EWScripps Co Class A shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 11.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for EWScripps Co Class A shares which in turn could have impacted EWScripps Co Class A's share price.

EWScripps Co Class A share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, EWScripps Co Class A's shares have ranged in value from as little as $12.04 up to $23.61. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SSP.US volatility(beta: 1.73)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 EWScripps Co Class A's is 1.7287. This would suggest that EWScripps Co Class A's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

EWScripps Co Class A overview

The E. W. Scripps Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a media enterprise through a portfolio of local and national media brands. The company operates through Local Media, Scripps Network, and Other segments. The Local Media segment operates broadcast television stations, which produce news, information, and entertainment content, as well as its related digital operations. This segment also runs network, syndicated, and original programming. The Scripps Network segment comprises of national television networks.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of EWScripps Co Class A is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 17.704% of EWScripps Co Class A shares are held by insiders and 77.617% by institutions.
How many people work for EWScripps Co Class A?
Latest data suggests 5,600 work at EWScripps Co Class A.
When does the fiscal year end for EWScripps Co Class A?
EWScripps Co Class A's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is EWScripps Co Class A based?
EWScripps Co Class A's address is: Scripps Center, Cincinnati, OH, United States, 45202
What is EWScripps Co Class A's ISIN number?
EWScripps Co Class A's international securities identification number is: US8110544025
What is EWScripps Co Class A's CUSIP number?
EWScripps Co Class A's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 811039106

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