Gannet Stock Analysis, Valuation (NYSE:GCI)

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Gannet
Updated on : Apr 20, 2018
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GCI 9.7 (0%)
S&P 500 2670.1 (0%)
Closing Price On: Apr 20, 2018
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Publishing-Newspapers
Sector :
Consumer Staples
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2017-Q4
$million
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
2.2%
Sector Average:
11.9%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2017-Q4
%
LTM Margin
Compared to the industry
Debt/Equity Ratio
Debt:
355M
Debt/Equity Ratio:
 0.35
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
$72.8M
Net Income:
-$13.6M
Dividend Yield
GCI dividend yield:
6.58%
PROS      CONS
Low Debt Burden
High Dividend Yield
PE Valuation
PS Valuation
Operating Margins
ROIC
ROE
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
GCI PS :
0.3
Industry PS :
1.6
Sector:   Consumer Staples.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
0.6%
Return on Equity:
0.8%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
5.5%
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Gannet Stock Analysis

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Investors can watch the Amigobulls Gannet stock analysis video here. Our analyst opinion covering the buy and sell arguments for GCI stock is shown in the video.

Note: Amigobulls stock rating is our opinion based on the historical performance of the company's fundamentals. It is not indicative of the future performance of the stock.

Gannett Co Inc Stock Rating 2.8/5

Amigobulls GCI stock analysis relies on business fundamentals such as Gannet revenue growth, profits and return on equity measures from the latest quarter 2017 Q4 earnings. We also use relative valuation metrics like PE ratio and price to sales ratio for Gannet valuation analysis. Gannet stock rating is our opinion about the business fundamentals of the company.

Should you buy GCI stock?

  • With its debt/equity ratio of  0.35, Gannet has a lower debt burden when compared to the Consumer Staples average.
  • The Gannet stock currently trades at a price to earnings ratio of 9.4. We rate this as a positive, compared to the industry average of 22.5.
  • GCI stock is trading at a favorable price to sales multiple of 0.3 as against the Publishing-Newspapers industry average multiple of 1.6.
  • Gannet's dividend yield of 6.58% is attractive.

Should you sell GCI stock?

  • Gannet's TTM operating margin of 2.2% was rather poor.
  • Gannet provides a low return on invested capital of 0.6%.
  • The TTM ROE (Return On Equity) for Gannet is not so attractive at 0.8%.

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Amigobulls Gannet stock analysis helps investors in understanding how the company's fundamentals have performed in the last few quarters. Fundamentals of a company give detailed information which helps in making invesment decisions.

Among the financials of the company, Gannet revenue growth along with the profit or net income give a clear picture of the financial health. Technical analysis comes in handy to check whether the market sentiment is in line with the fundamental picture of the company.