E W Scripps Stock Analysis, Valuation (NYSE:SSP)

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E W Scripps
Updated on : Feb 22, 2018
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SSP 14.9 (0%)
S&P 500 2704 (0%)
Closing Price On: Feb 22, 2018
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Broadcasting-Radio-TV
Sector :
Consumer Discretionary
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2017-Q3
$million
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Long Term Growth
5 Year CAGR:
2.1%
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
6.1%
Sector Average:
11%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2017-Q3
%
LTM Margin
Compared to the industry
Debt/Equity Ratio
Debt:
395.8M
Debt/Equity Ratio:
 0.43
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
$3.8M
Net Income:
-$26.7M
PROS      CONS
Low Debt Burden
PS Valuation
Long Term Growth
Operating Margins
ROE
FCF Margin
PE Valuation
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
SSP PS :
1.3
Industry PS :
1.6
Sector:   Consumer Discretionary.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
3%
Return on Equity:
1.9%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
-0.4%
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SSP Stock Analysis

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Watch the robo advisor video of E W Scripps stock analysis on Amigobulls. This video puts forward our latest analysis highlighting the pros and cons for SSP stock.

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.

E. W. Scripps Co Stock Rating 2.6/5

Amigobulls SSP stock analysis uses latest quarter 2017 Q3 financial data like E W Scripps revenue growth, profit margins and cash flows. E W Scripps valuation analysis is based on relative valuation multiples like PE ratio and price to sales ratio. Our E W Scripps stock rating is based on company's fundamentals like balance sheet risk and cash flow position.

Should you buy SSP stock?

  • With its debt/equity ratio of  0.43, E W Scripps has a lower debt burden when compared to the Consumer Discretionary average.
  • The lower PS ratio 1.3 for SSP stock versus Broadcasting-Radio-TV industry average of 1.6 is a positive for the company.

Should you sell SSP stock?

  • Over the last 5 years, the company registered a poor revenue growth of 2.1%.
  • E W Scripps's TTM operating margin of 6.1% was rather poor.
  • The SSP stock currently trades at a PE of 30.3, which is expensive, compared to the industry average of 21.8.
  • E W Scripps has a low return on equity of 1.9% over the last twelve months.
  • The company has a negative free cash flow margin of -0.4%.

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E W Scripps revenue growth and profit or net income are the main underlying forces which could detremine the direction of the share price. Along with fundamentals, investors can utilize technical analysis to get a better idea about the price trend of E W Scripps stock.