Tronc Stock Analysis, Valuation (NASDAQ:TRNC)

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Tronc
Updated on : Apr 20, 2018
previous close
TRNC 19 (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:
4.4%
Sector Average:
11.9%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2017-Q4
%
LTM Margin
Compared to the industry
Debt/Equity Ratio
Debt:
353.7M
Debt/Equity Ratio:
 5.12
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
$26.2M
Net Income:
-$0.4M
PROS      CONS
PE Valuation
PS Valuation
Recent Growth
Operating Margins
High Debt Burden
ROIC
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
TRNC PS :
0.4
Industry PS :
1.6
Sector:   Consumer Staples.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
2.3%
Return on Equity:
7.6%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
3.5%
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Tronc Stock Analysis

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View the Tronc stock analysis video on Amigobulls. This video puts forward our latest analysis highlighting the pros and cons for TRNC 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.

tronc Inc Stock Rating 2.4/5

Amigobulls TRNC stock analysis uses latest quarter 2017 Q4 financial data like Tronc revenue growth, profit margins and cash flows. Tronc valuation analysis is based on relative valuation multiples like PE ratio and price to sales ratio. Tronc stock rating encapsulates our opinion about the company based on the fundamentals.

Should you buy TRNC stock?

  • The price to earnings multiple of 18.7 is attractive when compared with the industry average PE ratio of 22.5.
  • The lower PS ratio 0.4 for TRNC stock versus Publishing-Newspapers industry average of 1.6 is a positive for the company.

Should you sell TRNC stock?

  • Tronc had a low YoY revenue growth of 2.3% in the 2017 Q4.
  • Tronc's TTM operating margin of 4.4% was rather poor.
  • With a debt/equity ratio of  5.12, Tronc is highly leveraged in comparison to Consumer Staples peers.
  • Tronc has a low ROIC (Return on Invested Capital) of 2.3%.

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Amigobulls Tronc stock analysis helps investors in understanding how the company's fundamentals have performed in the last few quarters. The fundamentals of a company are vital to identify long-term investment opportunities.

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