NASDAQ:SBGI - Sinclair Broadcast Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$45.39 +0.41 (+0.91 %)
(As of 04/18/2019 08:23 AM ET)
Previous Close$44.98
Today's Range$44.93 - $45.59
52-Week Range$25.13 - $45.59
Volume728,349 shs
Average Volume1.18 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.15 billion
P/E Ratio13.55
Dividend Yield1.78%
Beta1.5
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. operates as a television broadcasting company in the United States. It owns or provides various programming, operating, sales, and other non-programming operating 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, 2018, it owned, operated, and/or provided services to 191 stations in 89 markets, which broadcast 605 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. Further, the company 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. Additionally, it offers Tennis Magazine; and operates Tennis.com, an online tennis platform. 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
Current SymbolNASDAQ:SBGI
CUSIP82922610
Phone410-568-1500

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.06 billion
Cash Flow$7.8394 per share
Book Value$16.92 per share

Profitability

Net Income$341.24 million

Miscellaneous

Employees9,000
Market Cap$4.15 billion
Next Earnings Date5/8/2019 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 28th. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 11th will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share on Monday, March 25th. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.76%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 8th. View Sinclair Broadcast Group's Dividend History.

How were Sinclair Broadcast Group's earnings last quarter?

Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc (NASDAQ:SBGI) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 27th. The company reported $2.10 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.98 by $0.12. The firm had revenue of $893.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $878.46 million. Sinclair Broadcast Group had a return on equity of 21.77% and a net margin of 11.17%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 25.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $4.32 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, May 8th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Sinclair Broadcast Group.

What price target have analysts set for SBGI?

9 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Sinclair Broadcast Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $32.00 to $45.00. On average, they expect Sinclair Broadcast Group's stock price to reach $37.25 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 17.9%. View Analyst Price Targets 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 3 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Sinclair Broadcast Group.

Has Sinclair Broadcast Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about SBGI stock have trended neutral recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Sinclair Broadcast Group earned a news sentiment score of 0.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

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

What other stocks do shareholders of Sinclair Broadcast Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Sinclair Broadcast Group investors own include Micron Technology (MU), QUALCOMM (qcom), Gilead Sciences (gild), Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), Sorrento Therapeutics (SRNE), Alibaba Group (BABA), Bank of America (bac), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and Celgene (CELG).

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 68)
  • Mr. Christopher S. Ripley, Pres & CEO (Age 42)
  • Ms. Lucy A. Rutishauser, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 54)
  • Mr. Barry M. Faber, Exec. VP of Distribution & Network Relations and Gen. Counsel (Age 57)
  • Mr. David B. Amy, Vice Chairman (Age 66)

Who are Sinclair Broadcast Group's major shareholders?

Sinclair Broadcast Group's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Calamos Advisors LLC (0.02%). Company insiders that own Sinclair Broadcast Group stock include Barry Faber, David B Amy, David D Smith, David R Bochenek, Howard E Friedman, Lawrence E Mccanna and Robert E Smith. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Sinclair Broadcast Group.

Which major investors are buying Sinclair Broadcast Group stock?

SBGI stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Calamos Advisors 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 $45.39.

How big of a company is Sinclair Broadcast Group?

Sinclair Broadcast Group has a market capitalization of $4.15 billion and generates $3.06 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $341.24 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.35 on an earnings per share basis. Sinclair Broadcast Group employs 9,000 workers across the globe.

What is Sinclair Broadcast Group's official website?

The official website for Sinclair Broadcast Group is http://www.sbgi.net.

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:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  328 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  267 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  595
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This page was last updated on 4/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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