NASDAQ:SBGI - Sinclair Broadcast Group Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $29.10 -3.85 (-11.68 %) (As of 07/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$32.95Today's Range$29.05 - $33.2052-Week Range$26.50 - $40.15Volume6.12 million shsAverage Volume1.45 million shsMarket Capitalization$3.37 billionP/E Ratio10.75Dividend Yield2.18%Beta1.63 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Sinclair 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. Receive SBGI News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for SBGI and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Television broadcasting stations Sub-IndustryBroadcasting SectorConsumer Discretionary SymbolNASDAQ:SBGI CUSIP82922610 Webwww.sbgi.net Phone410-568-1500 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.47 Current Ratio2.90 Quick Ratio2.90 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio10.75 Forward P/E Ratio10.03 P/E Growth5.68 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$2.73 billion Price / Sales1.09 Cash Flow$5.7968 per share Price / Cash5.02 Book Value$15.08 per share Price / Book1.93 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 Shares102,230,000Market Cap$3,368.48 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 given a dividend of $0.18 per share on Friday, June 15th. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.47%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 9th. The company reported $0.26 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.59 by $0.33. The business earned $665.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $659.08 million. Sinclair Broadcast Group had a net margin of 20.44% and a return on equity of 22.02%. The firm's revenue was up 6.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.61 EPS. 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 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Sinclair Broadcast Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $38.00 to $55.00. On average, they expect Sinclair Broadcast Group's stock price to reach $47.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 61.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Sinclair Broadcast Group. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Sinclair Broadcast Group? 9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sinclair Broadcast Group in the last year. There are currently 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." 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? Some companies that are related to Sinclair Broadcast Group include Rtl Group (RGLXF), Liberty Media Formula One Series C (FWONK), Liberty Media Formula One Series A (FWONA), Liberty Media Formula One Series B (FWONB), PROSIEBENSAT 1/ADR (PBSFY), Nexstar Media Group (NXST), Tribune Company Common Stock (TRCO), TEGNA (TGNA), Television Francaise 1 (TVFCF), Gray Television (GTN), Gray Television, Inc. Class A (GTN.A), E. W. Scripps (SSP), Central European Media Enterprises (CETV), Entravision Communication (EVC) and Phoenix New Media (FENG). 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)Ms. Lucy A. Rutishauser, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 53)Mr. Barry M. Faber, Exec. VP of Distribution & Network Relations and Gen. Counsel (Age 56)Mr. David B. Amy, Vice Chairman (Age 65) Has Sinclair Broadcast Group been receiving favorable news coverage? Press coverage about SBGI stock has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Sinclair Broadcast Group earned a daily sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern's scale. They also gave news coverage about the company an impact score of 45.84 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. Who are Sinclair Broadcast Group's major shareholders? Sinclair Broadcast Group's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Bank of Montreal Can (0.03%). 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 institutional investors are buying Sinclair Broadcast Group stock? SBGI stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can. 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 $29.10. How big of a company is Sinclair Broadcast Group? Sinclair Broadcast Group has a market capitalization of $3.37 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 (NASDAQ SBGI)Community Ranking: 2.9 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 264 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 191 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 455MarketBeat'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 7/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What do investors mean by earnings per share?