Salem Communications Corp. Company Profile (NASDAQ:SALM)

About Salem Communications Corp.

Salem Communications Corp. logoSalem Media Group, Inc., formerly Salem Communications Corporation, is a multi-media company specializing in Christian and Conservative content, with media properties consisting of radio broadcasting, digital media, and book, magazine and newsletter publishing. The Company operates through three segments: Broadcast, Digital Media and Publishing. The Company's broadcasting segment is engaged in the ownership and operation of radio stations in metropolitan markets. The Company's radio stations carry national and local programming content, as well as national and local advertisers. The Company's Digital Media segment focuses on Web-based platform designed for audiences interested in Christian and family-themed content and conservative news. The Company's publishing segment consists of Regnery Publishing, Xulon Press and Salem Publishing. The Company owns and operates approximately 116 radio stations in over 40 markets.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: Broadcasting - Radio
  • Sub-Industry: Broadcasting
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: SALM
  • CUSIP: 79409310
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $5.85
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $6.04
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $6.68
  • 52-Week Range: $25,809,000.00 - $3.60
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 13.93
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 11.04
  • P/E Growth: 2.03
  • Market Cap: $150.98M
  • Outstanding Shares: 25,809,000
  • Beta: 1.29
  • Net Margins: 4.10%
  • Return on Equity: 5.04%
  • Return on Assets: 1.77%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.26%
  • Current Ratio: 1.37%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.35%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Salem Communications Corp. (NASDAQ:SALM) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Salem Communications Corp. (NASDAQ:SALM)
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Earnings History for Salem Communications Corp. (NASDAQ:SALM)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/4/2016Q216$0.10$0.13$69.35 million$67.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q116$0.03$0.01$63.43 million$64.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/9/2016Q415$0.02$0.20$66.95 million$69.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/9/2015Q315$0.10$0.08$67.05 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q215$0.04$0.14$66.35 million$67.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2015Q115($0.01)$0.02$61.06 million$61.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/10/2015Q414$0.15$0.01$66.60 million$65.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/10/2014$0.13$0.15ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2014$0.16$0.01ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2013Q313$0.12$0.21$57.41 million$58.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2013Q2 2013$0.13$0.20$59.30 million$60.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2012Q312$0.09$0.13$57.12 million$56.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Salem Communications Corp. (NASDAQ:SALM)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.42 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.53 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Salem Communications Corp. (NASDAQ:SALM)
Annual Dividend:$0.26
Dividend Yield:4.44%
Payout Ratio:61.90% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
61.90% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
49.06% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Salem Communications Corp. (NASDAQ:SALM)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Salem Communications Corp. (NASDAQ:SALM)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 61.47%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 30.31%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
7/12/2016David P SantrellaInsiderSell827$8.03$6,640.81View SEC Filing  
7/11/2016David P SantrellaInsiderSell39,173$8.01$313,775.73View SEC Filing  
7/5/2016David EvansInsiderSell34,996$7.35$257,220.60View SEC Filing  
7/5/2016Evan D MasyrCFOSell78,000$7.55$588,900.00View SEC Filing  
6/3/2016David EvansInsiderSell12,558$6.90$86,650.20View SEC Filing  
5/27/2016David EvansInsiderSell9,847$6.75$66,467.25View SEC Filing  
5/19/2016Eric H HalvorsonDirectorBuy3,000$6.47$19,410.00View SEC Filing  
8/11/2015Eric H HalvorsonDirectorBuy5,000$6.26$31,300.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2014Christopher J HendersonSVPSell7,000$8.00$56,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2014David P SantrellaInsiderSell7,316$8.00$58,528.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2014David P SantrellaInsiderSell1,434$8.01$11,486.34View SEC Filing  
11/10/2014Greg AndersonInsiderSell5,000$8.00$40,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2014Christopher J HendersonSVPSell8,750$9.50$83,125.00View SEC Filing  
6/9/2014Edward G Atsinger IIICEOSell73,758$8.60$634,318.80View SEC Filing  
5/29/2014Edward G Atsinger IIICEOSell6,190$8.63$53,419.70View SEC Filing  
3/19/2014Christopher HendersonSVPSell10,555$10.02$105,761.10View SEC Filing  
3/18/2014Francis WrightCOOBuy2,310$9.86$22,776.60View SEC Filing  
3/17/2014Francis WrightCOOBuy5,000$10.00$50,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2014Christopher HendersonSVPSell2,445$10.00$24,450.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2014David EvansInsiderSell1,405$10.00$14,050.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2014Francis WrightCOOBuy2,500$9.48$23,700.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2014Greg AndersonInsiderSell11,750$9.52$111,860.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2014Greg AndersonInsiderSell8,333$9.43$78,580.19View SEC Filing  
12/23/2013Christopher HendersonSVPSell6,700$9.50$63,650.00View SEC Filing  
12/23/2013David EvansInsiderSell2,235$9.50$21,232.50View SEC Filing  
12/16/2013David EvansInsiderSell2,381$9.25$22,024.25View SEC Filing  
11/29/2013Roland HinzDirectorSell6,655$9.00$59,895.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2013David EvansInsiderSell11,780$8.96$105,548.80View SEC Filing  
11/11/2013David SantrellaInsiderSell20,750$8.82$183,015.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2013David EvansInsiderSell13,225$8.81$116,512.25View SEC Filing  
11/6/2013Christopher HendersonSVPSell6,943$8.72$60,542.96View SEC Filing  
10/22/2013Christopher J HendersonSVPSell1,218$8.50$10,353.00View SEC Filing  
9/24/2013Christopher HendersonSVPSell5,730$8.50$48,705.00View SEC Filing  
9/17/2013Christopher HendersonSVPSell15,000$8.25$123,750.00View SEC Filing  
9/17/2013David EvansInsiderSell1,225$8.25$10,106.25View SEC Filing  
8/26/2013Greg AndersonInsiderSell3,970$8.02$31,839.40View SEC Filing  
8/8/2013Christopher HendersonSVPSell1,157$8.01$9,267.57View SEC Filing  
7/2/2013Christopher J HendersonSVPSell5,000$8.00$40,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2013Christopher J HendersonSVPSell3,000$7.75$23,250.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2013Greg AndersonInsiderSell19,584$7.69$150,600.96View SEC Filing  
5/15/2013Christopher J HendersonSVPSell2,000$7.44$14,880.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013Evan D MasyrCFOSell1,282$7.54$9,666.28View SEC Filing  
5/13/2013David P SantrellaInsiderSell1,230$7.55$9,286.50View SEC Filing  
1/17/2013David P SantrellaInsiderSell3,063$5.50$16,846.50View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Salem Communications Corp. (NASDAQ:SALM)
DateHeadline logoSalem Media Group Schedules Third Quarter 2016 Earnings Release and Teleconference (NASDAQ:SALM) - October 11 at 7:30 PM logoRuss Whitnah Announces Planned Retirement (NASDAQ:SALM) - September 27 at 7:03 PM logoETF’s with exposure to Salem Media Group, Inc. : September 19, 2016 (NASDAQ:SALM) - September 19 at 11:44 AM logoJohn Peroyea Resigns from Salem Media Group (NASDAQ:SALM) - September 13 at 12:03 PM logoSalem Media Group, Inc. :SALM-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 12, 2016 (NASDAQ:SALM) - August 12 at 7:21 PM logoEdited Transcript of SALM earnings conference call or presentation 4-Aug-16 9:00pm GMT (NASDAQ:SALM) - August 5 at 10:16 AM logoSalem Communications posts 2Q profit (NASDAQ:SALM) - August 4 at 7:44 PM logoQ2 2016 Salem Media Group Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close (NASDAQ:SALM) - August 4 at 10:27 AM logoSalem Media Group Schedules Second Quarter 2016 Earnings Release and Teleconference (NASDAQ:SALM) - July 11 at 6:53 PM logoSalem Media Group : Enters San Francisco With News Talk Station (NASDAQ:SALM) - June 30 at 7:33 PM logoSalem Media Group entering San Francisco radio market (NASDAQ:SALM) - June 28 at 7:08 PM logoSalem Media Group Enters San Francisco With News Talk Station (NASDAQ:SALM) - June 28 at 1:01 PM logoNetflix & 3 More Content Stocks to Ride Global Uncertainties (NASDAQ:SALM) - June 28 at 11:22 AM logoSalem Media Group (SALM) Catches Eye: Stock Jumps 9.4% (NASDAQ:SALM) - June 28 at 3:49 AM logo5 Stocks That Buffett Wishes He Could Buy (NASDAQ:SALM) - June 16 at 5:05 PM logoSalem Media Group (SALM) Declares $0.0650 Quarterly Dividend; 3.9% Yield (NASDAQ:SALM) - June 4 at 10:14 AM logoMost Active Stocks on the Retreat – ESTE, SALM, LPG, GLF, BGG, NTRA, CBAY (NASDAQ:SALM) - June 2 at 10:19 AM logoSalem Media's Niche Position Offers Upside In National Election Year (NASDAQ:SALM) - May 31 at 9:56 AM
News IconDavid Evans, Salem Media Group Inc (NASDAQ:SALM)'s insider Sold 9847 Shares - HNN (NASDAQ:SALM) - May 27 at 8:43 PM logoWhy Salem Media (SALM) is Such a Great Value Stock Pick Right Now (NASDAQ:SALM) - May 26 at 9:36 AM
News IconSalem Media Group Class A (NASDAQ:SALM) Sellers Increased By 14.08% Their Shorts - Wall Street Hints and News (NASDAQ:SALM) - May 26 at 1:51 AM logoSalem Media Group, Inc. :SALM-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers : May 24, 2016 (NASDAQ:SALM) - May 24 at 12:03 PM logoSalem Media Group Inc. (SALM) Jumps 6.7% on May 18 - (NASDAQ:SALM) - May 18 at 8:34 PM logoSalem Media Group Inc. (SALM) is Trading Lower on Unusual Volume for May 16 - (NASDAQ:SALM) - May 18 at 1:46 AM logoSalem Media Group Inc. (SALM) Drops 6.26% on May 16 - (NASDAQ:SALM) - May 17 at 8:39 PM logoRevenue Update on Salem Media Group Inc(NASDAQ:SALM) - Trade Calls (NASDAQ:SALM) - May 17 at 8:39 PM logoSALEM MEDIA GROUP, INC. /DE/ Financials (NASDAQ:SALM) - May 17 at 1:04 PM logoSALEM MEDIA GROUP, INC. /DE/ Files SEC form 8-K, Changes in Registrant's Certifying Accountant, Financial Statements (NASDAQ:SALM) - May 13 at 3:09 PM logoSALEM MEDIA GROUP, INC. /DE/ Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NASDAQ:SALM) - May 6 at 4:59 PM logoGoogle Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Customers (GOOGL) (NASDAQ:SALM) - May 6 at 2:13 PM logoSalem Media Group's (SALM) CEO Edward Atsinger on Q1 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NASDAQ:SALM) - May 5 at 1:53 AM logoSalem Communications posts 1Q profit (NASDAQ:SALM) - May 4 at 6:10 PM logoSalem Media Group, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2016 Total Revenue of $64.6 Million (NASDAQ:SALM) - May 4 at 4:20 PM logoQ1 2016 Salem Media Group Inc Earnings Release - Time Not Supplied (NASDAQ:SALM) - May 4 at 7:07 AM logoClearing Out the Inbox (Part One) (NASDAQ:SALM) - May 2 at 9:01 AM logoSalem Media (SALM) in Focus: Stock Jumps 6.5% in Session (NASDAQ:SALM) - April 26 at 2:00 AM logoDita Holifield Appointed General Manager for Salem Media Group's Stations in Hawaii (NASDAQ:SALM) - April 21 at 4:21 PM logoSalem Media Group Schedules First Quarter 2016 Earnings Release and Teleconference (NASDAQ:SALM) - April 11 at 10:41 AM logoSalem Media : Announces Acquisition of Bob Carlson's Retirement Watch Newsletter (NASDAQ:SALM) - April 4 at 3:31 PM logoSalem Media acquires Carlson's Retirement Watch properties (NASDAQ:SALM) - April 4 at 3:31 PM logoSalem Media Group Announces Acquisition of Bob Carlson's Retirement Watch Newsletter (NASDAQ:SALM) - April 4 at 6:05 AM logo6:02 am Salem Comms acquires Bob Carlson's Retirement Watch newsletter and the website; terms not disclosed (NASDAQ:SALM) - April 4 at 6:02 AM logoWall Street Undervalues These Christian-Focused Companies (NASDAQ:SALM) - April 1 at 9:01 AM logoSalem Media (SALM) Shares March Higher, Can It Continue? (NASDAQ:SALM) - March 31 at 10:41 AM logoSalem Media Group, Inc. :SALM-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2015 By the Numbers (NASDAQ:SALM) - March 23 at 11:58 AM logoSalem Media Group, Inc. :SALM-US: Earnings Analysis: 2015 By the Numbers (NASDAQ:SALM) - March 22 at 3:17 PM logoSALEM MEDIA GROUP INC : ex-dividend day (NASDAQ:SALM) - March 18 at 1:44 AM logoSalem Media Group, Inc. Schedules 2016 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (NASDAQ:SALM) - March 15 at 12:00 PM logoSALEM MEDIA GROUP, INC. /DE/ Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report (NASDAQ:SALM) - March 11 at 4:38 PM logoSalem Media Group's (SALM) CEO Edward Atsinger on Q4 2015 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NASDAQ:SALM) - March 11 at 3:24 PM


Salem Communications Corp. (NASDAQ:SALM) Chart for Sunday, October, 23, 2016

Last Updated on 10/23/2016 by Staff