NASDAQ:SBGI - Sinclair Broadcast Group Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$32.75 +0.45 (+1.39 %)
(As of 06/22/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$32.75
Today's Range$32.00 - $32.9750
52-Week Range$26.50 - $40.15
Volume2.47 million shs
Average Volume1.47 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.30 billion
P/E Ratio11.70
Dividend Yield2.23%
Beta1.59
Sinclair Broadcast Group logoSinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. operates as a television broadcasting company in the United States. It owns or provides various programming, operating, or sales services to television stations. The company broadcasts free over-the-air programming, such as network provided programs, locally-produced news, local sporting events, programming from program service arrangements, syndicated entertainment programs, and internally originated programming to television viewing audiences in the communities through its local television stations. As of December 31, 2017, it owned, operated, and/or provided services to 191 stations in 89 markets, which broadcast 601 channels. The company also owns and operates various networks carried on distribution platforms; and Tennis Channel, a cable network that includes coverage of various tennis' top tournaments and original professional sport, and tennis lifestyle shows. In addition, it offers digital agency services; and broadcast related technical services to the broadcast industry, as well as designs and manufactures broadcast systems, including transmitters and antennas. In addition, it provides sign design and fabrication services; and invests in various real estate ventures, including developmental land, and operating commercial and multi-family residential real estate properties and apartments, as well as private equity and structured debt/mezzanine financing investment funds. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Hunt Valley, Maryland.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Television broadcasting stations
Sub-IndustryBroadcasting
SectorConsumer Discretionary
SymbolNASDAQ:SBGI
CUSIP82922610
Phone410-568-1500

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.47
Current Ratio2.90
Quick Ratio2.90

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio11.70
Forward P/E Ratio10.88
P/E Growth5.37

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.73 billion
Price / Sales1.22
Cash Flow$6.6565 per share
Price / Cash4.92
Book Value$15.08 per share
Price / Book2.17

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.80
Net Income$576.01 million
Net Margins20.44%
Return on Equity22.02%
Return on Assets4.45%

Miscellaneous

Employees8,900
Outstanding Shares102,230,000

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Sinclair Broadcast Group (NASDAQ:SBGI) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sinclair Broadcast Group's stock symbol?

Sinclair Broadcast Group trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "SBGI."

How often does Sinclair Broadcast Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Sinclair Broadcast Group?

Sinclair Broadcast Group announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 10th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.18 per share on Friday, June 15th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.20%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 31st. View Sinclair Broadcast Group's Dividend History.

How were Sinclair Broadcast Group's earnings last quarter?

Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc (NASDAQ:SBGI) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 9th. The company reported $0.26 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.59 by $0.33. The firm earned $665.40 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $659.08 million. Sinclair Broadcast Group had a return on equity of 22.02% and a net margin of 20.44%. The business's revenue was up 6.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.61 earnings per share. View Sinclair Broadcast Group's Earnings History.

When is Sinclair Broadcast Group's next earnings date?

Sinclair Broadcast Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August, 8th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Sinclair Broadcast Group.

What price target have analysts set for SBGI?

9 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Sinclair Broadcast Group's shares. Their predictions range from $38.00 to $55.00. On average, they expect Sinclair Broadcast Group's stock price to reach $47.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Sinclair Broadcast Group.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Sinclair Broadcast Group stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Sinclair Broadcast Group stock:
  • 1. Benchmark Co. analysts commented, "We still believe August looks like the most likely time frame for a close, but remain confident the deal will ultimately get done, sending shares and the space higher. From a fundamental perspective, Sinclair had one of the better results in the space from a net revenue and EBITDA perspective, even with core down mid-single digits, as ancillary revenue streams, including retrans, and a delay in the timing of certain expenses drove upside vs. a muted consensus. For the first time in several quarters, forward revenue guidance also came in above the street, as core was set to improve modestly q/q, and a higher ancillary revenue base set a better run-rate for the year." (5/10/2018)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Sinclair Broadcast Group is a diversified broadcasting company that owns or provides programming services pursuant to local marketing agreements to more television stations than any other commercial broadcasting group in the United States. " (3/6/2018)

Who are some of Sinclair Broadcast Group's key competitors?

Who are Sinclair Broadcast Group's key executives?

Sinclair Broadcast Group's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. David D. Smith, Exec. Chairman (Age 67)
  • Mr. Christopher S. Ripley, Pres & CEO (Age 41)
  • Mr. Barry M. Faber, Exec. VP of Distribution & Network Relations and Gen. Counsel (Age 56)
  • Mr. David B. Amy, Vice Chairman (Age 65)
  • Mr. Steven M. Marks, EVP & COO for Sinclair Television Group, Inc. (Age 61)

Has Sinclair Broadcast Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about SBGI stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Sinclair Broadcast Group earned a news impact score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company an impact score of 46.00 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

Who are Sinclair Broadcast Group's major shareholders?

Sinclair Broadcast Group's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include HG Vora Capital Management LLC (7.42%), BlackRock Inc. (4.52%), OppenheimerFunds Inc. (3.12%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.93%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.95%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.09%). Company insiders that own Sinclair Broadcast Group stock include Barry Faber, David B Amy, David D Smith, David R Bochenek, Howard E Friedman, J Duncan Smith, Lawrence E Mccanna, Lucy Rutishauser and Martin R Leader. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Sinclair Broadcast Group.

Which major investors are selling Sinclair Broadcast Group stock?

SBGI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Point72 Asset Management L.P., Principal Financial Group Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., Sound Point Capital Management LP, Highland Capital Management LP, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Northern Trust Corp. Company insiders that have sold Sinclair Broadcast Group company stock in the last year include Howard E Friedman and Lawrence E Mccanna. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sinclair Broadcast Group.

Which major investors are buying Sinclair Broadcast Group stock?

SBGI stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including HG Vora Capital Management LLC, Meghalaya Partners L.P., General American Investors Co. Inc., OppenheimerFunds Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Royal Bank of Canada, Schroder Investment Management Group and Highbridge Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sinclair Broadcast Group.

How do I buy shares of Sinclair Broadcast Group?

Shares of SBGI can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Sinclair Broadcast Group's stock price today?

One share of SBGI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $32.75.

How big of a company is Sinclair Broadcast Group?

Sinclair Broadcast Group has a market capitalization of $3.30 billion and generates $2.73 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $576.01 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.80 on an earnings per share basis. Sinclair Broadcast Group employs 8,900 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Sinclair Broadcast Group?

Sinclair Broadcast Group's mailing address is 10706 BEAVER DAM ROAD, HUNT VALLEY MD, 21030. The company can be reached via phone at 410-568-1500.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Sinclair Broadcast Group (SBGI)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  258 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  186 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  444
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Sinclair Broadcast Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SBGI will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SBGI will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 6/23/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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