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The E.W. Scripps Company (SSP)

Stock Price: $12.81 USD -0.23 (-1.76%)
Updated November 30, 4:00 PM EST - Market closed
Pre-market: $12.76 -0.05 (-0.39%) Dec 1, 8:41 AM

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Key Info

Market Cap 892.43M
Revenue (ttm) 1.73B
Net Income (ttm) 35.40M
Shares Out 69.67M
EPS (ttm) 0.42
PE Ratio 30.50
Forward PE 23.64
Dividend $0.20
Dividend Yield 1.56%

Stock Quote

Trading Day November 30
Last Price $12.81
Previous Close $13.04
Change ($) -0.23
Change (%) -1.76%
Day's Open 13.05
Day's Range 12.68 - 13.06
Day's Volume 299,698
52-Week Range 5.46 - 16.49

More Stats

Market Cap 892.43M
Enterprise Value 2.72B
Earnings Date (est) n/a
Ex-Dividend Date Sep 14, 2020
Shares Outstanding 69.67M
Float n/a
EPS (basic) 0.41
EPS (diluted) 0.42
FCF / Share 0.79
Dividend $0.20
Dividend Yield 1.56%
Earnings Yield 3.28%
FCF Yield 7.17%
Payout Ratio 48.80%
Shares Short 2.83M
Short Ratio 6.90
Short % of Float n/a
Beta 1.73
PE Ratio 30.50
Forward PE 23.64
P/FCF Ratio 13.95
PS Ratio 0.52
PB Ratio 1.13
Revenue 1.73B
Operating Income 273.05M
Net Income 35.40M
Free Cash Flow 63.99M
Net Cash -1.82B
Net Cash / Share -26.17
Gross Margin 26.48%
Operating Margin 15.81%
Profit Margin 2.00%
FCF Margin 3.70%
ROA 3.00%
ROE 3.93%
ROIC 5.10%
Stats based on trailing-twelve-month (ttm) numbers.

Analyst Forecasts

Analyst Ratings (6)

Buy 3
Overweight 0
Hold 3
Underweight 0
Sell 0

Analyst Consensus: Overweight

Price Target

(18.42% upside)
Current: $12.81
Target: 15.17
*Average 12-month price target from 6 stock analysts.

Financial Performance

Financial numbers in millions USD.

Financial Overview

Revenue Growth17.83%37.8%0.29%33.67%31.16%15.36%-52.14%23.99%-6.21%-
Gross Profit680611462528393384318601452502
Operating Income15119590.3418438.1554.8430.6112425.5777.69
Net Income-18.3820.38-13.1167.24-82.4810.53-0.4740.19-15.54131
Shares Outstanding80.8381.3782.0583.3477.3756.3456.5254.9157.2256.86
Earnings Per Share-0.230.24-0.160.80-1.060.18-0.010.69-0.272.03
Dividend Per Share0.200.20--3.15-----
Dividend Growth0%---------
Operating Cash Flow-27.4514140.851468.8710233.5117314.7965.97
Capital Expenditures-61.04-53.25-17.93-25.91-6.29-10.44-15.82-29.70-12.18-18.24
Free Cash Flow-88.5087.6622.921212.5891.6117.691432.6047.73
Cash & Equivalents32.97107149134115165229253138207
Total Debt2,029689693393399196200196212-
Net Cash / Debt-1,996-582-545-259-285-31.1029.4756.55-74.10207
Book Value898926937946901518546538515589
Numbers in millions USD, except per-share numbers.

Company Profile

Company Details

Full Name The E.W. Scripps Company
Country United States
Employees 5,900
CEO Adam P. Symson

Stock Information

Ticker Symbol SSP
Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Sector Communication Services
Industry Broadcasting
Unique Identifier NASDAQ: SSP
IPO Date June 29, 1988


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.