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The E.W. Scripps Company is a broadcasting business based in the US. The E-WScripps Company shares (SSP) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. The E-WScripps Company employs 5,900 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.8 billion.
|Latest market close||USD$14.32|
|52-week range||USD$5.3037 - USD$16.6463|
|50-day moving average||USD$11.8966|
|200-day moving average||USD$10.8101|
|Wall St. target price||USD$14.71|
|Dividend yield||USD$0.2 (1.4%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$0.424|
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|1 week (2021-01-08)||-8.38%|
|1 month (2020-12-15)||-2.65%|
|3 months (2020-10-15)||35.35%|
|6 months (2020-07-15)||35.61%|
|1 year (2020-01-15)||-11.88%|
|2 years (2019-01-15)||-22.00%|
|3 years (2018-01-12)||16.04|
|5 years (2016-01-15)||18.37|
Valuing The E-WScripps Company stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of The E-WScripps Company's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
The E-WScripps Company's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 34x. In other words, The E-WScripps Company shares trade at around 34x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
The E-WScripps Company'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 The E-WScripps Company's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
The E-WScripps Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$279.8 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a The E-WScripps Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$1.8 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||9.66%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$466.6 million|
|Return on assets TTM||3%|
|Return on equity TTM||3.93%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$1.2 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 2.8 million The E-WScripps Company shares held short by investors – that's known as The E-WScripps Company's "short interest". This figure is 3.6% down from 2.9 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting The E-WScripps Company shares can be evaluated.
The E-WScripps Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of The E-WScripps Company shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of The E-WScripps Company shares traded daily (recently around 409837.82608696). The E-WScripps Company's SIR currently stands at 6.9. In other words for every 100,000 The E-WScripps Company shares traded daily on the market, roughly 6900 shares are currently held short.
However The E-WScripps Company's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of The E-WScripps Company shares, or, against the total number of tradable The E-WScripps Company shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case The E-WScripps Company's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 The E-WScripps Company shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.073% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable The E-WScripps Company shares, roughly 73 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 The E-WScripps Company.
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Dividend payout ratio: 38.46% of net profits
Recently The E-WScripps Company has paid out, on average, around 38.46% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.4% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), The E-WScripps Company shareholders could enjoy a 1.4% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In The E-WScripps Company's case, that would currently equate to about $0.2 per share.
While The E-WScripps Company's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that The E-WScripps Company may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
The E-WScripps Company's most recent dividend payout was on 24 December 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 14 December 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
The E-WScripps Company's shares were split on a 1127:1000 basis on 1 April 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 The E-WScripps Company shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 11.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for The E-WScripps Company shares which in turn could have impacted The E-WScripps Company's share price.
Over the last 12 months, The E-WScripps Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as $5.3037 up to $16.6463. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while The E-WScripps Company's is 1.937. This would suggest that The E-WScripps Company's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
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, National Media, 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 National Media segment offers content services through apps on Internet-connected devices, such as set-top boxes, smartphones, smart televisions, and tablets. This segment also operates Katz, which broadcasts content through over-the-air on local broadcasters' digital sub-channels, and cable and satellite; Newsy, a national news network, which provides politics, entertainment, science, and technology news; and Triton that offers digital audio technology and measurement services for digital audio marketplace. In addition, this segment operates Stitcher that create original podcasts, a digital audio recording of a themed series; provides a mobile application where consumers can stream the latest news, sports, talk, and entertainment on demand; offers podcast ad agency services; and operates Midroll Media advertising network. The company also operates Scripps National Spelling Bee, an investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C. It serves audiences and businesses. It operates through a network of 60 television stations. The company was formerly known as Scripps Howard, Inc. The E.W. Scripps Company was founded in 1878 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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