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The E.W. Scripps Company (SSP)

Stock Price: $11.63 USD -0.05 (-0.43%)
Updated Aug 13, 2020 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed

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Key Info

Market Cap 948.04M
Revenue (ttm) 1.60B
Net Income (ttm) -45.05M
Shares Out 69.58M
EPS (ttm) -0.56
PE Ratio n/a
Forward PE 16.78
Dividend $0.20
Dividend Yield 1.72%

Stock Quote

Trading Day Aug 13, 2020
Last Price $11.63
Previous Close $11.68
Change ($) -0.05
Change (%) -0.43%
Day's Open 11.57
Day's Range 11.44 - 11.92
Day's Volume 173,797
52-Week Range 5.36 - 16.93

More Stats

Market Cap 948.04M
Enterprise Value 2.92B
Earnings Date (est) Nov 6, 2020
Ex-Dividend Date Jun 12, 2020
Shares Outstanding 69.58M
Float 54.72M
EPS (basic) -0.56
EPS (diluted) -0.56
FCF / Share -0.25
Dividend $0.20
Dividend Yield 1.72%
Earnings Yield n/a
FCF Yield n/a
Payout Ratio n/a
Shares Short 3.86M
Short Ratio 11.50
Short % of Float 9.46%
Beta 1.92
PE Ratio n/a
Forward PE 16.78
P/FCF Ratio n/a
PS Ratio 0.59
PB Ratio 0.97
Revenue 1.60B
Operating Income 163.70M
Net Income -45.05M
Free Cash Flow -20.35M
Net Cash -1.98B
Net Cash / Share -24.23
Gross Margin 29.17%
Operating Margin 10.23%
Profit Margin -2.80%
FCF Margin -1.27%
ROA 1.43%
ROE -5.12%
ROIC n/a
Stats based on trailing-twelve-month (ttm) numbers.

Analyst Summary

Analyst Ratings (4)

Buy 3
Overweight 0
Hold 1
Underweight 0
Sell 0

Analyst Consensus: Buy

Price Target

(26.83% upside)
Current: $11.63
Target: 14.75
*Average 12-month price target from 4 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 agency services; and operates Midroll Media advertising network. The company also operates Cracked, a multi-platform humor and satire brand, which informs and entertains audiences with a Website, social media, and podcast; and Scripps National Spelling Bee, an investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C. It serves audiences and businesses. The company operates through a network of 36 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.