Salem Media Group Company Profile (NASDAQ:SALM)

About Salem Media Group

Salem Media Group 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: $6.95
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $6.54
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $6.16
  • 52-Week Range: $4.32 - $8.17
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 16.16
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 14.79
  • P/E Growth: 2.74
  • Market Cap: $179.47M
  • Outstanding Shares: 25,823,000
  • Beta: 1.41
  • Net Margins: 4.09%
  • Return on Equity: 5.24%
  • Return on Assets: 1.86%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.25%
  • Current Ratio: 1.35%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.33%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Salem Media Group (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 Media Group (NASDAQ:SALM)
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Earnings History for Salem Media Group (NASDAQ:SALM)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/7/2016Q316$0.12$0.08$68.78 million$71.30 millionViewListenView 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 Media Group (NASDAQ:SALM)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.36 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.47 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Salem Media Group (NASDAQ:SALM)
Annual Dividend:$0.26
Dividend Yield:3.74%
Payout Ratio:61.90% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
72.22% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
55.32% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Salem Media Group (NASDAQ:SALM)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 61.47%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 29.50%
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 Media Group (NASDAQ:SALM)
News IconSalem Radio Network to Launch The Joe Walsh Show [replacing Steve Deace] (NASDAQ:SALM) - February 19 at 9:03 AM
News IconSalem To Syndicate Joe Walsh Show (NASDAQ:SALM) - February 9 at 5:22 AM
News IconSalem (NASDAQ: $SALM) Radio Network to Launch The #JoeWalsh Show (NASDAQ:SALM) - February 9 at 5:22 AM logoSalem Radio Network to Launch The Joe Walsh Show (NASDAQ:SALM) - February 9 at 12:20 AM logoSalem Media Group, Inc. : SALM-US: Dividend Analysis : December 19th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : February 6, 2017 (NASDAQ:SALM) - February 6 at 7:48 PM logoSalem Media Group (SALM) Presents At Noble Financial Capital Markets 13th Annual Small Cap and Emerging Growth Investor Conference - Slideshow (NASDAQ:SALM) - February 2 at 12:36 AM logoSalem Media Group to Present at NobleCon13 (NASDAQ:SALM) - January 27 at 2:44 AM logoSalem Media Group Is A Good Buy For 2017 (NASDAQ:SALM) - January 23 at 8:00 PM logoSalem Media Group Announces New Leadership at Eagle Wellness (NASDAQ:SALM) - January 23 at 8:00 PM logoSalem Media Group (SALM) Acquires (NASDAQ:SALM) - January 18 at 9:20 PM logo9:00 am Salem Comms acquires; terms not disclosed (NASDAQ:SALM) - January 18 at 9:20 PM logoSalem Web Network Acquires (NASDAQ:SALM) - January 18 at 9:20 PM logoSalem Media : Good Clean Fun with Kevin and Taylor Launches in 60 Markets! (NASDAQ:SALM) - January 17 at 12:22 PM logoGood Clean Fun with Kevin and Taylor Launches in 60 Markets! (NASDAQ:SALM) - January 17 at 12:22 PM
News IconSalem Ends Bill Bennett Show (NASDAQ:SALM) - January 13 at 2:23 AM logoBennett and Salem Media Group Announce End of Interview Series (NASDAQ:SALM) - January 11 at 10:17 PM
News IconSalem Creates Broadcast Sales Strategy Position (NASDAQ:SALM) - January 6 at 9:37 PM logoSalem Media Group Appoints Michael Mann to Director of Sales Strategy, Broadcast Media (NASDAQ:SALM) - January 6 at 3:28 AM logo1:02 pm Salem Comms to transfer the operation of its Louisville stations under a local marketing agreement to Word Broadcasting Network effective January 3, 2017 (NASDAQ:SALM) - December 22 at 8:02 PM logoSalem Announces Louisville Transaction with Word Broadcasting Network (NASDAQ:SALM) - December 22 at 8:02 PM logoIs Salem Media Group Inc (SALM) A Good Stock To Buy? (NASDAQ:SALM) - December 17 at 9:07 PM logoGregg Stiansen to Succeed Russ Whitnah at Salem Philadelphia (NASDAQ:SALM) - December 14 at 9:58 PM logoETFs with exposure to Salem Media Group, Inc. : December 2, 2016 (NASDAQ:SALM) - December 2 at 7:18 PM logoSalem Media Group to Present at Los Angeles Investor Conference (NASDAQ:SALM) - November 28 at 3:28 PM logoSalem Media Announces New Leadership in Dallas (NASDAQ:SALM) - November 17 at 11:29 AM logoEdited Transcript of SALM earnings conference call or presentation 7-Nov-16 10:00pm GMT (NASDAQ:SALM) - November 8 at 10:56 AM logoSalem Communications posts 3Q profit (NASDAQ:SALM) - November 7 at 8:07 PM logoQ3 2016 Salem Media Group Inc Earnings Release - 5:00 pm ET (NASDAQ:SALM) - November 7 at 11:13 AM logoSalem Media Group Announces Acquisition of Mike Turner's Line of Investment Products (NASDAQ:SALM) - October 27 at 12:11 PM logoSalem Media Group, Inc. : SALM-US: Dividend Analysis : September 19th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : October 24, 2016 (NASDAQ:SALM) - October 24 at 12:45 PM 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 logoWhy Salem Media (SALM) is Such a Great Value Stock Pick Right Now (NASDAQ:SALM) - May 26 at 9:36 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


What is Salem Media Group's stock symbol?

Salem Media Group trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "SALM."

How often does Salem Media Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Salem Media Group?

Salem Media Group announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, December 8th. Investors of record on Monday, December 19th will be given a dividend of $0.065 per share on Friday, December 30th. This represents a $0.26 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.74%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 15th.

When will Salem Media Group announce their earnings?

Salem Media Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, March, 7th 2017.

Who owns Salem Media Group stock?

Salem Media Group's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (4.08%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.02%), Gabelli Funds LLC (2.57%), Teton Advisors Inc. (2.40%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.88%) and State Street Corp (0.52%). Company insiders that own Salem Media Group stock include David Evans, David P Santrella, Eric H Halvorson and Evan D Masyr.

Who sold Salem Media Group stock? Who is selling Salem Media Group stock?

Salem Media Group's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Martingale Asset Management L P, Gabelli Funds LLC and GSA Capital Partners LLP. Company insiders that have sold Salem Media Group stock in the last year include David Evans, David P Santrella and Evan D Masyr.

Who bought Salem Media Group stock? Who is buying Salem Media Group stock?

Salem Media Group's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., State Street Corp and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP.

How do I buy Salem Media Group stock?

Shares of Salem Media Group can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Salem Media Group stock cost?

One share of Salem Media Group stock can currently be purchased for approximately $6.95.

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Last Updated on 2/23/2017 by Staff