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Saga Communications (SGA) Competitors

$16.14
-0.23 (-1.41%)
(As of 06/21/2024 ET)

SGA vs. EMMS, ETM, IHRT, TSQ, UONE, UONEK, CMLS, BBGI, SALM, and SPOT

Should you be buying Saga Communications stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Saga Communications include Emmis Communications (EMMS), Entercom Communications (ETM), iHeartMedia (IHRT), Townsquare Media (TSQ), Urban One (UONE), Urban One (UONEK), Cumulus Media (CMLS), Beasley Broadcast Group (BBGI), Salem Media Group (SALM), and Spotify Technology (SPOT).

Saga Communications vs.

Emmis Communications (NASDAQ:EMMS) and Saga Communications (NASDAQ:SGA) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, media sentiment, dividends, community ranking, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Emmis Communications has a beta of 1.01, meaning that its share price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Saga Communications has a beta of 0.32, meaning that its share price is 68% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Emmis Communications has higher revenue and earnings than Saga Communications.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Emmis Communications$114.13M0.55$23.35MN/AN/A
Saga Communications$112.13M0.90$9.50M$1.1214.41

In the previous week, Saga Communications' average media sentiment score of 0.00 equaled Emmis Communications'average media sentiment score.

Company Overall Sentiment
Emmis Communications Neutral
Saga Communications Neutral

Emmis Communications received 135 more outperform votes than Saga Communications when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 61.74% of users gave Emmis Communications an outperform vote while only 36.84% of users gave Saga Communications an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Emmis CommunicationsOutperform Votes
142
61.74%
Underperform Votes
88
38.26%
Saga CommunicationsOutperform Votes
7
36.84%
Underperform Votes
12
63.16%

35.7% of Emmis Communications shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.3% of Saga Communications shares are held by institutional investors. 32.3% of Emmis Communications shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 21.9% of Saga Communications shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Emmis Communications has a net margin of 85.66% compared to Emmis Communications' net margin of 6.25%. Emmis Communications' return on equity of 4.41% beat Saga Communications' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Emmis Communications85.66% -10.85% -4.65%
Saga Communications 6.25%4.41%3.36%

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Emmis Communications
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
Saga Communications
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A

Summary

Emmis Communications beats Saga Communications on 7 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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SGA vs. The Competition

MetricSaga CommunicationsRadio broadcasting stations IndustryDiscretionary SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$101.09M$7.42B$6.89B$8.42B
Dividend Yield6.18%7.63%2.93%4.09%
P/E Ratio14.419.3113.5815.24
Price / Sales0.901.035.8169.36
Price / Cash7.024.2334.3130.94
Price / Book0.594.045.344.19
Net Income$9.50M-$36.70M$188.89M$216.41M
7 Day Performance-1.10%-6.04%-0.52%-1.22%
1 Month Performance-16.33%-14.04%-2.99%-3.90%
1 Year Performance-23.11%-28.23%3.83%-0.31%

Saga Communications Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
EMMS
Emmis Communications
0 of 5 stars
$4.75
flat
N/AN/A$63.18M$114.13M1.01234
ETM
Entercom Communications
0 of 5 stars
N/AN/AN/A$33.56M$1.49B0.253,524Analyst Forecast
IHRT
iHeartMedia
1.1704 of 5 stars
$1.21
-0.8%
$3.00
+147.9%
-71.0%$175.21M$3.75B-0.2010,800Positive News
Gap Down
TSQ
Townsquare Media
3.6194 of 5 stars
$10.30
-2.4%
$16.83
+63.4%
-16.5%$155.75M$454.23M-4.062,159
UONE
Urban One
0 of 5 stars
$2.17
-1.4%
N/A-65.1%$106.17M$477.69M12.77881Positive News
UONEK
Urban One
0 of 5 stars
$1.39
-6.7%
N/A-73.6%$68.01M$477.69M8.181,289Positive News
Gap Down
CMLS
Cumulus Media
1.6833 of 5 stars
$1.94
-2.0%
$9.50
+389.7%
-39.7%$32.76M$844.55M-0.293,367Gap Up
BBGI
Beasley Broadcast Group
0.156 of 5 stars
$0.67
-4.3%
N/A-35.3%$20.41M$243.71M-0.281,127Analyst Forecast
Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
Gap Up
SALM
Salem Media Group
0 of 5 stars
$0.28
+7.7%
N/A-72.5%$7.59M$266.97M0.001,436Analyst Forecast
Gap Down
SPOT
Spotify Technology
3.6942 of 5 stars
$313.02
+2.3%
$306.81
-2.0%
+103.8%$59.54B$14.34B-467.199,123

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This page (NASDAQ:SGA) was last updated on 6/22/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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