Sinclair Broadcast Group Company Profile (NASDAQ:SBGI)

About Sinclair Broadcast Group

Sinclair Broadcast Group logoSinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is a television broadcasting company. The Company owns or provides certain programming, operating or sales services to television stations in the United States. The Company's segments include Broadcast, Other and Corporate. The Broadcast segment consists of all of its television stations. The Other segment primarily consists of original networks and content, digital and Internet solutions, technical services and other non-media investments. The Company owns and provides programming and operating services pursuant to local marketing agreements (LMAs), or provides sales services and other non-programming operating services pursuant to joint sales agreements (JSA) and shared services agreements (SSA) to approximately 160 stations in over 80 markets. These stations broadcast over 440 channels, including 215 channels affiliated with primary networks or program service providers. It has a total of over 10 other low powered stations.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: Broadcasting - TV
  • Sub-Industry: Broadcasting
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: SBGI
  • CUSIP: 82922610
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $28.05
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $28.53
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $30.31
  • 52-Week Range: $24.80 - $35.89
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 15.51
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 11.89
  • P/E Growth: 4.84
  • Market Cap: $2.68B
  • Outstanding Shares: 94,426,000
  • Beta: 1.78
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 7.28%
  • Return on Equity: 34.76%
  • Return on Assets: 3.12%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 7.37%
  • Current Ratio: 1.28%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.28%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Sinclair Broadcast Group (NASDAQ:SBGI) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.75)
Consensus Price Target: $38.00 (35.47% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Sinclair Broadcast Group (NASDAQ:SBGI)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/27/2016WedbushLower Price TargetOutperform$37.00 -> $36.00View Rating Details
11/18/2015StephensInitiated CoverageEqual Weight$37.00View Rating Details
11/10/2015Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$34.00 -> $39.00View Rating Details
11/5/2015Benchmark Co.Boost Price TargetBuy$37.00 -> $40.00View Rating Details
11/6/2014JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutral$35.00 -> $31.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/28/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Sinclair Broadcast Group (NASDAQ:SBGI)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/2/2016        
8/3/2016Q216$0.52$0.52$658.61 million$666.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q116$0.24$0.25$568.57 million$578.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2016Q415$0.66$0.61$600.91 million$611.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q315$0.24$0.45$533.52 million$548.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q215$0.37$0.48$542.14 million$554.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2015Q115$0.12$0.25$503.67 million$504.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/18/2015Q414$0.76$0.84$601.41 million$613.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q314$0.35$0.49$338.64 million$494.96 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2014Q214$0.37$0.42$440.66 million$455.14 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2014Q114$0.22$0.27$403.27 million$412.65 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/11/2014Q413$0.32$0.29$413.37 million$427.72 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2013Q313$0.24$0.36$318.95 million$303.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2013Q2 2013$0.18$0.19$311.93 million$314.15 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/29/2013Q1 2013$0.17$0.21$290.71 million$252.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2013Q4 2012$0.56$0.73$311.74 million$329.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2012Q312$0.35$0.36$253.91 million$260.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2012$0.29$0.37ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2012$0.32$0.36ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2011$0.18$0.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2011$0.26$0.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2011$0.18$0.19ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2011$0.39$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Sinclair Broadcast Group (NASDAQ:SBGI)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.36 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.23$0.44$0.36
Q2 20161$0.54$0.54$0.54
Q3 20161$0.77$0.77$0.77
Q4 20161$1.34$1.34$1.34
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Sinclair Broadcast Group (NASDAQ:SBGI)
Annual Dividend:$0.72
Dividend Yield:2.57%
Payout Ratio:39.34% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
24.00% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
30.51% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Sinclair Broadcast Group (NASDAQ:SBGI)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/3/2016Quarterly$0.188/30/20169/1/20169/15/2016
5/4/2016Quarterly$0.185/27/20166/1/20166/15/2016
2/24/2016Quarterly$0.173/3/20163/7/20163/18/2016
11/4/2015Quarterly$0.1711/27/201512/1/201512/15/2015
8/5/2015$0.178/28/20159/1/20159/15/2015
5/6/2015quarterly$0.172.2%5/28/20156/1/20156/12/2015
2/18/2015quarterly$0.172.33%2/25/20152/27/20153/13/2015
11/5/2014quarterly$0.172.41%11/26/201412/1/201412/15/2014
8/6/2014quarterly$0.172.04%8/27/20148/29/20149/15/2014
5/7/2014quarterly$0.152.13%5/28/20145/30/20146/13/2014
2/12/2014quarterly$0.152.28%2/26/20142/28/20143/14/2014
11/6/2013quarterly$0.151.76%11/26/201311/29/201312/13/2013
8/7/2013quarterly$0.152.26%8/28/20138/30/20139/13/2013
4/29/2013quarterly$0.152.24%5/29/20135/31/20136/14/2013
2/6/2013quarterly$0.154.22%2/27/20133/1/20133/15/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Sinclair Broadcast Group (NASDAQ:SBGI)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 29.70%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 69.55%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/11/2016Barry FaberVPSell14,417$32.86$473,742.62View SEC Filing  
1/8/2016Martin R LeaderDirectorSell1,000$30.71$30,710.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2015Lucy RutishauserSVPSell2,334$33.50$78,189.00View SEC Filing  
6/17/2015Lawrence E MccannaDirectorSell2,000$29.34$58,680.00View SEC Filing  
3/30/2015David R BochenekCAOSell4,000$31.76$127,040.00View SEC Filing  
3/24/2015Lucy RutishauserSVPSell2,713$31.19$84,618.47View SEC Filing  
3/20/2015Barry FaberVPSell18,155$31.15$565,528.25View SEC Filing  
3/13/2015Lucy RutishauserSVPSell6,530$28.00$182,840.00View SEC Filing  
7/7/2014Steven M MarksCOOSell8,000$35.77$286,160.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2014Robert E SmithDirectorSell138,880$35.20$4,888,576.00View SEC Filing  
6/27/2014Barry FaberVPSell10,911$34.43$375,665.73View SEC Filing  
6/24/2014Lawrence E MccannaDirectorSell1,500$29.36$44,040.00View SEC Filing  
6/18/2014Frederick G SmithMajor ShareholderSell110,185$30.31$3,339,707.35View SEC Filing  
5/19/2014Barry FaberVPSell6,400$29.33$187,712.00View SEC Filing  
4/2/2014Steven MarksCOOSell6,000$26.95$161,700.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2014Lawrence MccannaDirectorSell2,000$30.00$60,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/23/2013Robert SmithDirectorSell63,251$34.60$2,188,484.60View SEC Filing  
12/20/2013Robert SmithDirectorSell17,061$34.11$581,950.71View SEC Filing  
12/18/2013Robert SmithDirectorSell6,800$34.11$231,948.00View SEC Filing  
12/17/2013Robert SmithDirectorSell3,300$34.12$112,596.00View SEC Filing  
12/13/2013Robert SmithDirectorSell54,588$34.49$1,882,740.12View SEC Filing  
5/15/2013J Duncan SmithMajor ShareholderSell739,815$26.30$19,457,134.50View SEC Filing  
5/15/2013Robert E SmithDirectorSell870,370$26.30$22,890,731.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Sinclair Broadcast Group (NASDAQ:SBGI)
DateHeadline
4-traders.com logoSinclair Broadcast : Showcases Responsible Drone Reporting On Capitol Hill (NASDAQ:SBGI)
www.4-traders.com - September 27 at 7:05 PM
publicnow.com logoSinclair Showcases Responsible Drone Reporting On Capitol Hill (NASDAQ:SBGI)
www.publicnow.com - September 27 at 7:05 PM
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voiceregistrar.com - September 27 at 11:49 AM
publicnow.com logoTennis Channel Signs Eight-Year Rights Agreement with Volvo Car Open in Charleston, SC (NASDAQ:SBGI)
www.publicnow.com - September 26 at 7:14 PM
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voiceregistrar.com - September 23 at 11:54 AM
investornewswire.com logoSinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBGI) Stock Rating Update - Investor Newswire (NASDAQ:SBGI)
www.investornewswire.com - September 22 at 6:53 PM
bizjournals.com logoTrump vs. Clinton isn't giving Sinclair Broadcast Group the ad bump it expected (NASDAQ:SBGI)
www.bizjournals.com - September 22 at 11:59 AM
4-traders.com logoSinclair Broadcast : Updates Third Quarter Guidance (NASDAQ:SBGI)
www.4-traders.com - September 22 at 11:59 AM
fool.com logoWhy Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc Stock Slipped Today (NASDAQ:SBGI)
www.fool.com - September 22 at 11:59 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoTV Broadcast Stocks Plunge on Weak Election Ad Spending (NASDAQ:SBGI)
finance.yahoo.com - September 22 at 11:59 AM
News IconServices Stocks Worth Chasing: Gray Television, Inc. (GTN), Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (SBGI) - The Independent Republic (NASDAQ:SBGI)
theindependentrepublic.com - September 21 at 6:47 PM
marketwatch.com logoSinclair Broadcast shares fall 6% after company lowers guidance on media revenue - MarketWatch (NASDAQ:SBGI)
www.marketwatch.com - September 21 at 11:14 AM
News IconStocks Roundup: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT), Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc (NASDAQ:SBGI) - NYSE Journal (press release) (NASDAQ:SBGI)
stockznews.com - September 21 at 11:14 AM
News IconMicrosoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) & Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc (NASDAQ:SBGI) Traders Recap - Money News (NASDAQ:SBGI)
www.newsismoney.com - September 21 at 11:14 AM
bloomberg.com logoTrump Campaign Is a Flop for Local TV as Ad Spending Disappoints (NASDAQ:SBGI)
www.bloomberg.com - September 21 at 11:14 AM
wsj.com logo[$$] As Presidential Ad Spending Falls, Broadcasters’ Shares Decline (NASDAQ:SBGI)
www.wsj.com - September 21 at 11:14 AM
marketwatch.com logoThe one way Donald Trump is bad for media’s bottom line (NASDAQ:SBGI)
www.marketwatch.com - September 21 at 11:14 AM
thestreet.com logoTrump's Small-Budget Ad Strategy Is Taking a Bite Out Broadcaster Earnings (NASDAQ:SBGI)
www.thestreet.com - September 21 at 11:14 AM
forbes.com logoRelative Strength Alert For Sinclair Broadcast Group (NASDAQ:SBGI)
www.forbes.com - September 20 at 2:51 PM
News IconSinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBGI) missed earnings on 3 occasions - The Independent Republic (NASDAQ:SBGI)
theindependentrepublic.com - September 20 at 12:29 PM
publicnow.com logoSinclair Updates Third Quarter Guidance (NASDAQ:SBGI)
www.publicnow.com - September 20 at 12:29 PM
marketwatch.com logoSinclair Broadcast shares fall 6% after company lowers guidance on media revenue (NASDAQ:SBGI)
www.marketwatch.com - September 20 at 12:29 PM
wsj.com logo[$$] Sinclair Sees Weakness in Presidential Ads (NASDAQ:SBGI)
www.wsj.com - September 20 at 12:29 PM
insidermonkey.com logoThis Stock Has Gained Over 700% Today, Plus the Latest on GoPro, Petrobras and Sinclair (NASDAQ:SBGI)
www.insidermonkey.com - September 20 at 12:29 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoBroadcast Stocks Under Pressure Following Sinclair Broadcast Group's Q3 Warning (NASDAQ:SBGI)
feeds.benzinga.com - September 20 at 11:58 AM
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www.chesterindependent.com - September 19 at 7:07 PM
nasdaq.com logoCommit To Purchase Sinclair Broadcast Group At $20, Earn 5.2% Using Options - Nasdaq (NASDAQ:SBGI)
www.nasdaq.com - September 17 at 11:37 AM
4-traders.com logoSinclair Broadcast : Joins National Media Campaign Against Opioid Addiction (NASDAQ:SBGI)
www.4-traders.com - September 15 at 7:16 PM
nasdaq.com logoCommit To Purchase Sinclair Broadcast Group At $20, Earn 5.2% Using Options (NASDAQ:SBGI)
www.nasdaq.com - September 15 at 7:16 PM
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www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 14 at 11:34 AM
publicnow.com logoSinclair Joins National Media Campaign Against Opioid Addiction (NASDAQ:SBGI)
www.publicnow.com - September 14 at 11:34 AM
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www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 13 at 12:02 PM
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www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 8 at 11:01 AM
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voiceregistrar.com - September 7 at 7:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo3:18 pm Sinclair Broadcast's Board of Directors approves additional $150.0 mln share repurchase authorization to be accessed once its existing authorization is exhausted (NASDAQ:SBGI)
finance.yahoo.com - September 6 at 7:19 PM
publicnow.com logoSinclair's Board Approves Additional $150.0 Million Share Repurchase Authorization (NASDAQ:SBGI)
www.publicnow.com - September 6 at 7:19 PM
stocksdaily.net logoSinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBGI) CFF Stands At $-117.094 Millions - Stocks Daily (NASDAQ:SBGI)
www.stocksdaily.net - September 6 at 11:55 AM
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theindependentrepublic.com - September 3 at 6:20 PM
insidermonkey.com logoWhy Are So Many Hedge Funds Long Sinclair Broadcast Group (SBGI)? (NASDAQ:SBGI)
www.insidermonkey.com - September 2 at 12:05 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoSINCLAIR BROADCAST GROUP INC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creation of a Direct Fin (NASDAQ:SBGI)
biz.yahoo.com - September 2 at 12:05 PM
seekingalpha.com logoSinclair Broadcast Group closes offering of $400M debt in rollover (NASDAQ:SBGI)
seekingalpha.com - September 1 at 7:07 PM
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www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 1 at 10:21 AM
publicnow.com logoTennis Channel to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell in Celebration of The 2016 U.S. Open Tennis Championships (NASDAQ:SBGI)
www.publicnow.com - September 1 at 10:21 AM
publicnow.com logoSinclair Closes Private Offering of Senior Unsecured Notes and Completes Redemption of 6.375% Notes (NASDAQ:SBGI)
www.publicnow.com - August 30 at 7:06 PM
stocksdaily.net logoSinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBGI) Held $149.972 In Cash And Short-Term Investments (NASDAQ:SBGI)
www.stocksdaily.net - August 30 at 10:29 AM
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www.4-traders.com - August 30 at 10:29 AM
stocksdaily.net logoSinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBGI) Held $149.972 In Cash And Short-Term Investments - Stocks Daily (NASDAQ:SBGI)
www.stocksdaily.net - August 29 at 7:03 PM
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Last Updated on 9/28/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff