The E.W. Scripps Company (SSP)
NASDAQ: SSP · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
-0.035 (-1.08%)
At close: Apr 12, 2024, 4:00 PM
-0.150 (-4.69%)
After-hours: Apr 12, 2024, 7:30 PM EDT

The E.W. Scripps Company Statistics

Total Valuation

SSP has a market cap or net worth of $270.79 million. The enterprise value is $3.24 billion.

Market Cap 270.79M
Enterprise Value 3.24B

Important Dates

The next estimated earnings date is Friday, May 3, 2024, before market open.

Earnings Date May 3, 2024
Ex-Dividend Date n/a

Share Statistics

SSP has 84.62 million shares outstanding. The number of shares has decreased by -3.53% in one year.

Shares Outstanding 84.62M
Shares Change (YoY) -3.53%
Shares Change (QoQ) -0.25%
Owned by Insiders (%) 17.26%
Owned by Institutions (%) 79.80%
Float 57.59M

Valuation Ratios

PE Ratio n/a
Forward PE 2.35
PS Ratio 0.12
Forward PS 0.11
PB Ratio 0.23
P/FCF Ratio 5.21
PEG Ratio 12.81
Financial Ratio History

Enterprise Valuation

EV / Earnings n/a
EV / Sales 1.41
EV / EBIT n/a
EV / FCF 62.25

Financial Position

The company has a current ratio of 1.42, with a Debt / Equity ratio of 2.59.

Current Ratio 1.42
Quick Ratio 1.35
Debt / Equity 2.59
Debt / EBITDA n/a
Debt / FCF 57.72
Interest Coverage -3.77

Financial Efficiency

Return on equity (ROE) is -68.70% and return on invested capital (ROIC) is -18.07%.

Return on Equity (ROE) -68.70%
Return on Assets (ROA) -18.10%
Return on Capital (ROIC) -18.07%
Revenue Per Employee $440,945
Profits Per Employee -$201,614
Employee Count 5,200
Asset Turnover 0.40
Inventory Turnover n/a


Income Tax -19.73M
Effective Tax Rate n/a

Stock Price Statistics

The stock price has decreased by -64.64% in the last 52 weeks. The beta is 1.93, so SSP's price volatility has been higher than the market average.

Beta (1Y) 1.93
52-Week Price Change -64.64%
50-Day Moving Average 4.64
200-Day Moving Average 6.87
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 37.46
Average Volume (30 Days) 1,038,890

Short Selling Information

The latest short interest is 5.33 million, so 6.30% of the outstanding shares have been sold short.

Short Interest 5.33M
Short Previous Month 4.68M
Short % of Shares Out 6.30%
Short % of Float 9.26%
Short Ratio (days to cover) 4.57

Income Statement

In the last 12 months, SSP had revenue of $2.29 billion and -$1.05 billion in losses. Loss per share was -$11.84.

Revenue 2.29B
Gross Profit 1.01B
Operating Income -750.90M
Pretax Income -1.02B
Net Income -1.05B
EBITDA -649.20M
EBIT -804.30M
Loss Per Share -$11.84
Full Income Statement

Balance Sheet

The company has $35.32 million in cash and $3.00 billion in debt, giving a net cash position of -$2.96 billion or -$35.04 per share.

Cash & Cash Equivalents 35.32M
Total Debt 3.00B
Net Cash -2.96B
Net Cash Per Share -$35.04
Equity / Book Value 1.16B
Book Value Per Share 13.66
Working Capital 198.27M
Full Balance Sheet

Cash Flow

In the last 12 months, operating cash flow was $111.60 million and capital expenditures -$59.63 million, giving a free cash flow of $51.98 million.

Operating Cash Flow 111.60M
Capital Expenditures -59.63M
Free Cash Flow 51.98M
FCF Per Share $0.62
Full Cash Flow Statement


Gross margin is 44.03%, with operating and profit margins of -32.75% and -45.72%.

Gross Margin 44.03%
Operating Margin -32.75%
Pretax Margin -44.39%
Profit Margin -45.72%
EBITDA Margin -28.31%
EBIT Margin -35.08%
FCF Margin 2.27%

Dividends & Yields

SSP does not appear to pay any dividends at this time.

Dividend Per Share n/a
Dividend Yield n/a
Dividend Growth (YoY) n/a
Years of Dividend Growth n/a
Payout Ratio n/a
Buyback Yield 3.53%
Shareholder Yield 3.53%
Earnings Yield -387.17%
FCF Yield 19.19%
Dividend Details

Analyst Forecast

The average price target for SSP is $11.33, which is 254.06% higher than the current price. The consensus rating is "Buy".

Price Target $11.33
Price Target Difference 254.06%
Analyst Consensus Buy
Analyst Count 3
Revenue Growth Forecast (5Y) 6.20%
EPS Growth Forecast (5Y) n/a
Stock Forecasts

Stock Splits

The last stock split was on April 1, 2015. It was a forward split with a ratio of 1127:1000.

Last Split Date Apr 1, 2015
Split Type Forward
Split Ratio 1127:1000


SSP has an Altman Z-Score of -0.15 and a Piotroski F-Score of 4. A Z-score under 3 suggests an increased risk of bankruptcy.

Altman Z-Score -0.15
Piotroski F-Score 4