Starz Company Profile (NASDAQ:STRZA)

About Starz

Starz logoStarz is an integrated media and entertainment company. The Company provides subscription video programming in the United States to cable operators, satellite television providers, telecommunications companies and online video providers. The Company's segments include Starz Networks and Starz Distribution. The Starz Networks segment provides subscription video programming to the United States multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs), including cable operators (such as Comcast and Time Warner Cable), satellite television providers (such as DIRECTV and DISH Network) and telecommunications companies (such as AT&T and Verizon). The Starz Distribution segment includes the operations of its Anchor Bay Entertainment, Starz Digital and Starz Worldwide Distribution businesses. It also develops, produces and acquires entertainment content and distributes this content to consumers in the United States and throughout the world.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: Entertainment - Diversified
  • Sub-Industry: Cable & Satellite
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: STRZA
  • CUSIP: 85571Q10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $31.26
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $31.28
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $29.18
  • 52-Week Range: $20.33 - $38.37
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 15.48
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 11.41
  • P/E Growth: 4.08
  • Market Cap: $3.03B
  • Outstanding Shares: 97,075,000
  • Beta: 0.28
  • Net Margins: 12.57%
  • Return on Equity: 94.59%
  • Return on Assets: 12.94%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 4.56%
  • Current Ratio: 2.49%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.49%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Starz (NASDAQ:STRZA) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 4 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.40)
Consensus Price Target: $33.33 (6.63% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Starz (NASDAQ:STRZA)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/6/2016Brean CapitalInitiated CoverageHold$27.00View Rating Details
8/3/2016FBN SecuritiesUpgradeSector Perform -> OutperformView Rating Details
7/29/2016Credit Agricole SADowngradeOutperform -> UnderperformView Rating Details
7/29/2016Pivotal ResearchDowngradeBuy -> Hold$32.00 -> $31.00View Rating Details
7/1/2016MacquarieDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralView Rating Details
7/1/2016FBR & CoBoost Price TargetOutperform$26.00 -> $32.00View Rating Details
5/2/2016Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetBuy$44.00 -> $47.00View Rating Details
4/30/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
3/14/2016GabelliInitiated CoverageBuy$37.00View Rating Details
3/1/2016Evercore ISIUpgradeHold -> Buy$33.00View Rating Details
6/30/2015Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold$40.00 -> $47.00View Rating Details
1/8/2015Pacific CrestInitiated CoverageSector PerformView Rating Details
12/5/2014National Alliance SecuritiesUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/27/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Starz (NASDAQ:STRZA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/27/2016Q316$0.50$405.52 millionN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q216$0.54$0.54$421.17 million$402.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$0.67$0.65$435.68 million$431.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/25/2016Q415$0.30$0.26$427.55 million$427.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q315$0.59$0.56$422.99 million$404.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q215$0.66$0.59$446.93 million$417.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q115$0.62$0.79$436.55 million$450.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/25/2015Q414$0.53$0.74$424.30 million$425.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q314$0.51$0.51$484.40 million$408.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q214$0.50$0.62$442.84 million$410.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q114$0.53$0.56$421.24 million$420.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/21/2014Q413$0.45$0.62$430.02 million$415.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/13/2013Q313$0.43$0.43$404.97 million$446.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2013Q2 2013$0.43$0.52$406.74 million$517.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2013Q1 2013$0.49$0.47$404.48 million$399.32 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Starz (NASDAQ:STRZA)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.23 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.74 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.78$0.78$0.78
Q2 20162$0.58$0.62$0.60
Q3 20162$0.41$0.59$0.50
Q4 20162$0.36$0.52$0.44
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Starz (NASDAQ:STRZA)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Starz (NASDAQ:STRZA)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 8.50%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 83.59%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/28/2016Daniel E SanchezDirectorSell1,775$31.44$55,806.00View SEC Filing  
8/22/2016Susan M LyneDirectorSell1,000$31.33$31,330.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2016Jeffrey SaganskyDirectorSell3,500$27.43$96,005.00View SEC Filing  
1/6/2016Christopher AlbrechtCEOSell45,941$32.21$1,479,759.61View SEC Filing  
1/5/2016Christopher AlbrechtCEOSell45,940$32.88$1,510,507.20View SEC Filing  
1/4/2016Christopher AlbrechtCEOSell1,915$32.90$63,003.50View SEC Filing  
12/16/2015Christopher AlbrechtCEOSell956$33.73$32,245.88View SEC Filing  
12/2/2015Christopher AlbrechtCEOSell93,796$35.42$3,322,254.32View SEC Filing  
12/2/2015Michael ThorntonEVPSell4,696$35.31$165,815.76View SEC Filing  
11/3/2015Christopher AlbrechtCEOSell45,940$35.07$1,611,115.80View SEC Filing  
11/2/2015Christopher AlbrechtCEOSell1,915$34.79$66,622.85View SEC Filing  
10/7/2015Christopher AlbrechtCEOSell91,881$39.02$3,585,196.62View SEC Filing  
10/1/2015Christopher AlbrechtCEOSell1,915$37.36$71,544.40View SEC Filing  
10/1/2015Michael ThorntonEVPSell6,500$37.34$242,710.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2015Charles Y TanabeDirectorSell10,000$38.38$383,800.00View SEC Filing  
9/2/2015Christopher AlbrechtCEOSell93,796$36.71$3,443,251.16View SEC Filing  
9/2/2015Michael ThorntonEVPSell6,500$36.48$237,120.00View SEC Filing  
7/9/2015David WeilEVPSell13,728$42.97$589,892.16View SEC Filing  
7/8/2015Christopher AlbrechtCEOSell22,557$42.88$967,244.16View SEC Filing  
6/8/2015Gregory B MaffeiDirectorSell161,438$41.41$6,685,147.58View SEC Filing  
6/4/2015Scott D MacdonaldCFOSell43,848$41.26$1,809,168.48View SEC Filing  
4/8/2015Christopher AlbrechtCEOSell22,560$34.95$788,472.00View SEC Filing  
4/8/2015Michael ThorntonEVPSell6,500$34.94$227,110.00View SEC Filing  
3/16/2015Charles Y TanabeDirectorSell35,000$33.94$1,187,900.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2015Scott D MacdonaldCFOSell70,066$34.09$2,388,549.94View SEC Filing  
2/27/2015Jeffrey SaganskyDirectorSell5,000$33.79$168,950.00View SEC Filing  
2/11/2015Michael ThorntonEVPSell6,500$31.67$205,855.00View SEC Filing  
2/5/2015Glenn CurtisPresidentSell19,870$30.13$598,683.10View SEC Filing  
2/3/2015Glenn CurtisPresidentSell13,101$29.65$388,444.65View SEC Filing  
2/3/2015Michael ThorntonEVPSell6,500$30.00$195,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/2/2015Glenn CurtisPresidentSell7,611$29.35$223,382.85View SEC Filing  
1/8/2015Glenn CurtisPresidentSell17,500$28.27$494,725.00View SEC Filing  
1/7/2015Christopher AlbrechtCEOSell22,560$28.46$642,057.60View SEC Filing  
1/6/2015Glenn CurtisPresidentSell17,500$28.87$505,225.00View SEC Filing  
12/26/2014Michael ThorntonEVPSell6,500$30.00$195,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/18/2014Daniel E SanchezDirectorSell2,335$28.10$65,613.50View SEC Filing  
12/10/2014Christopher AlbrechtCEOSell21,605$28.81$622,440.05View SEC Filing  
12/4/2014Glenn CurtisPresidentSell23,624$32.35$764,236.40View SEC Filing  
12/4/2014Scott D MacdonaldCFOSell35,817$31.98$1,145,427.66View SEC Filing  
12/3/2014Scott D MacdonaldCFOSell26,210$33.28$872,268.80View SEC Filing  
12/2/2014Glenn CurtisPresidentSell11,376$32.72$372,222.72View SEC Filing  
12/1/2014Glenn CurtisPresidentSell8,690$32.52$282,598.80View SEC Filing  
11/6/2014Glenn CurtisPresidentSell17,500$31.41$549,675.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2014Scott D MacdonaldCFOSell48,420$31.38$1,519,419.60View SEC Filing  
11/5/2014Michael ThorntonEVPSell6,500$31.33$203,645.00View SEC Filing  
11/4/2014Glenn CurtisPresidentSell20,211$31.41$634,827.51View SEC Filing  
11/4/2014Scott D MacdonaldCFOSell52,446$31.40$1,646,804.40View SEC Filing  
10/8/2014Christopher AlbrechtCEOSell22,561$32.34$729,622.74View SEC Filing  
9/17/2014Carmi ZlotnikInsiderSell13,652$30.43$415,430.36View SEC Filing  
9/10/2014Christopher AlbrechtCEOSell20,350$31.22$635,327.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2014Christopher AlbrechtCEOSell22,981$30.42$699,082.02View SEC Filing  
8/13/2014Carmi ZlotnikInsiderSell20,367$27.87$567,628.29View SEC Filing  
8/5/2014Michael ThorntonEVPSell5,690$28.52$162,278.80View SEC Filing  
7/16/2014Carmi ZlotnikInsiderSell16,338$29.06$474,782.28View SEC Filing  
7/9/2014Michael ThorntonEVPSell5,000$29.15$145,750.00View SEC Filing  
6/18/2014Carmi ZlotnikInsiderSell22,524$28.46$641,033.04View SEC Filing  
6/11/2014Michael ThorntonEVPSell5,000$29.48$147,400.00View SEC Filing  
6/5/2014J. Steven BeaboutVPSell29,085$30.95$900,180.75View SEC Filing  
6/4/2014J. Steven BeaboutVPSell19,840$30.74$609,881.60View SEC Filing  
6/3/2014J. Steven BeaboutVPSell36,306$30.44$1,105,154.64View SEC Filing  
5/27/2014Susan M LyneDirectorSell3,240$30.82$99,856.80View SEC Filing  
5/14/2014Carmi ZlotnikInsiderSell16,792$29.82$500,737.44View SEC Filing  
5/7/2014Michael ThorntonEVPSell5,000$29.84$149,200.00View SEC Filing  
4/16/2014Carmi ZlotnikInsiderSell16,000$31.32$501,120.00View SEC Filing  
4/9/2014Michael ThorntonEVPSell5,000$32.04$160,200.00View SEC Filing  
3/28/2014Daniel SanchezDirectorSell4,142$32.00$132,544.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2014Michael ThorntonEVPSell5,000$32.53$162,650.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2013John Malonemajor shareholderSell204,000$24.36$4,969,440.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013Edward L HuguezInsiderSell7,480$22.80$170,544.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2013Christopher AlbrechtCEOSell50,467$20.22$1,020,442.74View SEC Filing  
3/5/2013Scott D MacdonaldCFOSell5,466$19.58$107,024.28View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Starz (NASDAQ:STRZA)
DateHeadline logoStarz breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : STRZA-US : October 25, 2016 (NASDAQ:STRZA) - October 25 at 11:14 AM
News IconFBR & Co Comments on Starz Inc.'s Q3 2016 Earnings (STRZA) - DailyQuint (NASDAQ:STRZA) - October 22 at 6:57 PM
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Starz (NASDAQ:STRZA) Chart for Thursday, October, 27, 2016

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