tronc Stock Price, News & Analysis (NASDAQ:TRNC)

$20.24 -0.28 (-1.36 %)
(As of 02/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$20.24
Today's Range$20.01 - $20.95
52-Week Range$10.80 - $24.74
Volume182,924 shs
Average Volume190,993 shs
Market Capitalization$689.44 million
P/E Ratio28.11
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.94

About tronc (NASDAQ:TRNC)

tronc logotronc, Inc., formerly Tribune Publishing Company, is a media company. As of December 25, 2016, the Company operated over 150 titles in nine markets. Its portfolio of news and information brands are in markets, including Los Angeles and San Diego, California; Chicago, Illinois; Fort Lauderdale and Orlando, Florida; Baltimore, Maryland; Hartford, Connecticut; Allentown, Pennsylvania, and Newport News, Virginia. The Company also offers an array of customized marketing solutions, and publishes a number of niche products, including Hoy and El Sentinel. troncM's media groups include the Chicago Tribune Media Group, the Los Angeles Times Media Group, the San Diego Media Group, the Sun Sentinel Media Group, the Orlando Sentinel Media Group, The Baltimore Sun Media Group, the Morning Call Media Group and the Daily Press Media Group. troncX consists of the Company's digital revenues and related digital expenses from more than 130 digital platforms online and mobile applications.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Newspaper Publishing
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Staples
SymbolNASDAQ:TRNC
CUSIPN/A
Phone312-222-9100

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio4.98%
Current Ratio1.57%
Quick Ratio1.53%

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio28.1115015486326
Forward P/E Ratio27.73
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.61 billion
Price / Sales0.42
Cash Flow$2.92 per share
Price / Cash6.92
Book Value$2.96 per share
Price / Book6.84

Profitability

Trailing EPS$0.72
Net Income$6.53 million
Net Margins1.67%
Return on Equity65.52%
Return on Assets5.80%

Miscellaneous

Employees6,458
Outstanding Shares33,600,000

tronc (NASDAQ:TRNC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is tronc's stock symbol?

tronc trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "TRNC."

How were tronc's earnings last quarter?

tronc Inc (NASDAQ:TRNC) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 2nd. The company reported $0.36 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.01 by $0.35. The company had revenue of $369.79 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $375.05 million. tronc had a net margin of 1.67% and a return on equity of 65.52%. View tronc's Earnings History.

When will tronc make its next earnings announcement?

tronc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February, 20th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for tronc.

Where is tronc's stock going? Where will tronc's stock price be in 2018?

2 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for tronc's stock. Their predictions range from $25.00 to $25.00. On average, they expect tronc's stock price to reach $25.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for tronc.

Who are some of tronc's key competitors?

Who are tronc's key executives?

tronc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Justin C. Dearborn CPA, Chief Executive Officer, Director (Age 47)
  • Terry Jimenez, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President (Age 44)
  • Timothy P. Knight, President - troncX (Age 51)
  • Ross B. Levinsohn, Chief Executive Officer of Tribune Interactive, LLC (Age 53)
  • Cindy Ballard, Chief Human Resource Officer
  • Julie K. Xanders, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary (Age 52)
  • Michael W. Ferro Jr., Non-Executive Chairman of the Board (Age 50)
  • Eddy W. Hartenstein, Director (Age 66)
  • Carol Crenshaw, Independent Director (Age 60)
  • David Dreier, Independent Director (Age 64)

Who owns tronc stock?

tronc's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (3.85%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (2.13%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.49%), Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. (0.74%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.64%) and Millennium Management LLC (0.62%). Company insiders that own tronc stock include Merrick Venture Management, Ll, Michael W Ferro Jr, Patrick Soon-Shiong and Tribune LP Oaktree. View Institutional Ownership Trends for tronc.

Who sold tronc stock? Who is selling tronc stock?

tronc's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Algert Global LLC, Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC., Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., Macquarie Group Ltd., Alambic Investment Management L.P., California Public Employees Retirement System, BlackRock Inc. and Strs Ohio. View Insider Buying and Selling for tronc.

Who bought tronc stock? Who is buying tronc stock?

tronc's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Acadian Asset Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Chicago Equity Partners LLC, Spark Investment Management LLC, Cornercap Investment Counsel Inc., Stone Ridge Asset Management LLC and Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented by Alberta Investment Management Corp. Company insiders that have bought tronc stock in the last two years include Merrick Venture Management, Ll, Michael W Ferro Jr and Patrick Soon-Shiong. View Insider Buying and Selling for tronc.

How do I buy tronc stock?

Shares of tronc 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 tronc's stock price today?

One share of tronc stock can currently be purchased for approximately $20.24.

How big of a company is tronc?

tronc has a market capitalization of $689.44 million and generates $1.61 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $6.53 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.72 on an earnings per share basis. tronc employs 6,458 workers across the globe.

How can I contact tronc?

tronc's mailing address is 435 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago IL, 60611. The company can be reached via phone at 312-222-9100 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for tronc (TRNC)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  96 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  109 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  205
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about tronc and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

tronc (NASDAQ:TRNC) Analysts' Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 2.503.003.003.00
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: $25.00$25.00N/A$21.00
Price Target Upside: 27.68% upside39.12% upsideN/A69.22% upside

tronc (NASDAQ:TRNC) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for tronc (NASDAQ:TRNC)

tronc (NASDAQ:TRNC) Analyst Ratings History

Show:
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
2/5/2018Noble FinancialDowngradeBuy -> HoldHighView Rating Details
1/17/2018SidotiInitiated CoverageBuy -> Buy$25.00LowView Rating Details
3/4/2016MacquarieUpgradeUnderperform -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/17/2016 forward)

Earnings

tronc (NASDAQ:TRNC) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for tronc (NASDAQ:TRNC)

tronc (NASDAQ TRNC) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/20/2018$0.55N/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2017Q3 2017($0.12)$0.17$363.20 million$353.09 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2017Q2 2017$0.01$0.36$375.05 million$369.79 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/3/2017Q1 2017($0.23)$0.19$370.59 million$366.12 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/22/2017Q4 2016$0.31$0.53$432.00 million$425.42 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/1/2016Q3($0.15)$0.22$380.98 million$378.24 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/3/2016Q2 2016$0.35$404.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q116$0.25$0.23$395.51 million$398.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/2/2016Q415$0.86$1.34$463.86 million$462.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q315($0.07)$0.12$405.63 million$404.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/11/2015Q215$0.32$0.42$405.96 million$410.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/6/2015Q115$0.34$0.10$408.21 million$396.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/4/2015Q414$0.83$0.60$446.38 million$457.48 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q314$0.33$424.00 million$404.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Estimates

tronc (NASDAQ:TRNC) Earnings Estimates

Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.73 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.68 EPS

Dividends

tronc (NASDAQ:TRNC) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
12/15/2015quarterly$0.187.47%1/7/20161/11/20162/11/2016
9/4/2015quarterly$0.186.37%9/29/201510/1/201510/29/2015
6/24/2015quarterly$0.184.26%7/13/20157/15/20158/14/2015
3/18/2015quarterly$0.183.74%4/13/20154/15/20155/15/2015
11/5/2014quarterly$0.1811/17/201411/19/201412/10/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

tronc (NASDAQ TRNC) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Ownership Percentage: 41.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 36.67%
Insider Trades by Quarter for tronc (NASDAQ:TRNC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for tronc (NASDAQ:TRNC)

tronc (NASDAQ TRNC) Insider Trades by Quarter

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
3/23/2017Tribune L.P. OaktreeMajor ShareholderSell3,741,371$15.00$56,120,565.00View SEC Filing  
3/20/2017Patrick Soon-ShiongDirectorBuy2,950,000$14.87$43,866,500.001,093,619View SEC Filing  
3/20/2017Tribune L.P. OaktreeMajor ShareholderSell950,000$14.60$13,870,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/17/2017Patrick Soon-ShiongDirectorBuy14,137$13.91$196,645.671,086,402View SEC Filing  
12/23/2016Merrick Venture Management, LlMajor ShareholderBuy2,500,000$15.00$37,500,000.003,827,788View SEC Filing  
12/19/2016Merrick Venture Management, LlMajor ShareholderBuy8,494$13.48$114,499.121,325,294View SEC Filing  
12/15/2016Michael W Ferro JrDirectorBuy16,700$13.08$218,436.00View SEC Filing  
12/8/2016Patrick Soon-ShiongDirectorBuy200$13.49$2,698.001,079,482View SEC Filing  
12/7/2016Michael W Ferro JrDirectorBuy8,500$13.42$114,070.00View SEC Filing  
12/5/2016Patrick Soon-ShiongDirectorBuy33,905$13.00$440,765.001,026,517View SEC Filing  
12/1/2016Patrick Soon-ShiongDirectorBuy65,022$12.85$835,532.70969,384View SEC Filing  
11/30/2016Merrick Venture Management, LlMajor ShareholderBuy26,175$12.95$338,966.251,283,172View SEC Filing  
11/28/2016Michael W Ferro JrDirectorBuy42,126$12.93$544,689.18View SEC Filing  
11/23/2016Patrick Soon-ShiongDirectorBuy84,675$12.92$1,094,001.00900,666View SEC Filing  
11/22/2016Michael W Ferro JrDirectorBuy74,775$12.71$950,390.25View SEC Filing  
11/18/2016Patrick Soon-ShiongDirectorBuy64,585$12.79$826,042.15771,186View SEC Filing  
11/17/2016Michael W Ferro JrDirectorBuy94,449$12.73$1,202,335.77View SEC Filing  
11/14/2016Michael W Ferro JrDirectorBuy50,717$12.17$617,225.89View SEC Filing  
11/10/2016Patrick Soon-ShiongDirectorBuy269,076$11.29$3,037,868.04641,906View SEC Filing  
11/9/2016Michael W Ferro JrDirectorBuy1,005,582$11.19$11,252,462.58View SEC Filing  
11/7/2016Patrick Soon-ShiongDirectorBuy31,349$9.52$298,442.48439,306View SEC Filing  
6/13/2016Patrick Soon-ShiongDirectorBuy3,400$12.93$43,962.00410,057View SEC Filing  
8/21/2015Tony HunterCEOBuy5,000$11.70$58,500.006,105View SEC Filing  
8/18/2015John H Griffin JrCEOBuy20,000$11.26$225,200.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2014John B BodeCFOBuy3,000$16.99$50,970.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2014John H Griffin JrCEOBuy12,500$16.97$212,125.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

tronc (NASDAQ TRNC) News Headlines

Source:
DateHeadline
tronc (TRNC) to Release Earnings on Tuesdaytronc (TRNC) to Release Earnings on Tuesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 13 at 3:14 AM
tronc Inc (TRNC) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokeragestronc Inc (TRNC) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 12 at 1:48 AM
Tronc Sells Los Angeles Times After Battle With ShareholderTronc Sells Los Angeles Times After Battle With Shareholder
finance.yahoo.com - February 8 at 8:08 AM
Ferros plan for media domination implodes as tronc sells legendary L.A. TimesFerro's plan for media domination implodes as tronc sells legendary L.A. Times
finance.yahoo.com - February 8 at 8:08 AM
Tronc to sell LA Times, other newspapers for $500 mlnTronc to sell LA Times, other newspapers for $500 mln
finance.yahoo.com - February 8 at 8:08 AM
Tronc sells L.A. Times sells to local billionaireTronc sells L.A. Times sells to local billionaire
finance.yahoo.com - February 8 at 8:08 AM
Tronc Sells L.A. Times, San Diego Union-Tribune For $500 MillionTronc Sells L.A. Times, San Diego Union-Tribune For $500 Million
finance.yahoo.com - February 8 at 8:08 AM
Tronc is selling the L.A. Times. Could the Baltimore Sun be next?Tronc is selling the L.A. Times. Could the Baltimore Sun be next?
finance.yahoo.com - February 8 at 8:08 AM
Tronc Sells Los Angeles Times for $500 MillionTronc Sells Los Angeles Times for $500 Million
finance.yahoo.com - February 8 at 8:08 AM
The doctors in, but jury is out on new LA Times ownerThe doctor's in, but jury is out on new LA Times owner
marketbeat.com - February 8 at 1:45 AM
The Latest:  New LA Times owner vows boost to its journalismThe Latest: New LA Times owner vows boost to its journalism
marketbeat.com - February 7 at 11:29 PM
The Latest: Tronc: Ex-Times publisher cleared of wrongdoingThe Latest: Tronc: Ex-Times publisher cleared of wrongdoing
marketbeat.com - February 7 at 11:34 AM
Tronc Reportedly In Advanced Talks To Sell Los Angeles Times To InvestorTronc Reportedly In Advanced Talks To Sell Los Angeles Times To Investor
www.nasdaq.com - February 7 at 9:15 AM
Tronc Is Near Sale of L.A. Times to Local BillionaireTronc Is Near Sale of L.A. Times to Local Billionaire
finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 9:15 AM
Tronc to sell Los Angeles Times - sourceTronc to sell Los Angeles Times - source
finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 9:15 AM
[$$] Tronc in Talks to Sell Flagship Los Angeles Times to Billionaire Investor[$$] Tronc in Talks to Sell Flagship Los Angeles Times to Billionaire Investor
finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 9:15 AM
tronc, Inc. Announces Sale of the Los Angeles Times and The San Diego Union-Tribune to Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong for $500 Million Plus the Assumption of $90 Million in Pension Liabilitiestronc, Inc. Announces Sale of the Los Angeles Times and The San Diego Union-Tribune to Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong for $500 Million Plus the Assumption of $90 Million in Pension Liabilities
finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 9:15 AM
Tronc reaches deal to sell LA Times: SourceTronc reaches deal to sell LA Times: Source
finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 9:15 AM
tronc Acquires Majority Interest in BestReviewstronc Acquires Majority Interest in BestReviews
finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 9:15 AM
tronc Announces National Digital Strategytronc Announces National Digital Strategy
finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 9:15 AM
Tronc to sell LA Times and other publications for $500 millionTronc to sell LA Times and other publications for $500 million
finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 9:15 AM
Tronc sells Los Angeles Times, other news titles for $500 millionTronc sells Los Angeles Times, other news titles for $500 million
finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 9:15 AM
BidaskClub Lowers tronc (TRNC) to BuyBidaskClub Lowers tronc (TRNC) to Buy
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 7 at 6:02 AM
Sale of Los Angeles Times to billionaire being negotiatedSale of Los Angeles Times to billionaire being negotiated
marketbeat.com - February 6 at 7:57 PM
tronc (TRNC) Stock Rating Lowered by Noble Financialtronc (TRNC) Stock Rating Lowered by Noble Financial
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 5 at 9:00 AM
tronc (TRNC) Lifted to "Buy" at ValuEnginetronc (TRNC) Lifted to "Buy" at ValuEngine
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 4 at 12:10 PM
Cars.com and tronc Agree to Early Conversion of Affiliate MarketsCars.com and tronc Agree to Early Conversion of Affiliate Markets
finance.yahoo.com - January 30 at 9:06 AM
Tronc agrees to convert its car dealership markets to Cars.comTronc agrees to convert its car dealership markets to Cars.com
finance.yahoo.com - January 30 at 9:06 AM
The Latest: LA Times announces Jim Kirk is new head editorThe Latest: LA Times announces Jim Kirk is new head editor
marketbeat.com - January 29 at 8:54 PM
[$$] Tronc Brings Jim Rich Back as Editor in Chief of New York Daily News[$$] Tronc Brings Jim Rich Back as Editor in Chief of New York Daily News
finance.yahoo.com - January 29 at 3:41 PM
LA Times names Kirk as editor, DVorkin moves to content jobLA Times names Kirk as editor, D'Vorkin moves to content job
marketbeat.com - January 29 at 1:06 AM
tronc (TRNC) Lifted to "Strong-Buy" at BidaskClubtronc (TRNC) Lifted to "Strong-Buy" at BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 27 at 12:18 AM
Tronc and Axios Are In Talks For a News PartnershipTronc and Axios Are In Talks For a News Partnership
finance.yahoo.com - January 23 at 5:29 PM
Los Angeles Times loses publisher, gets unionLos Angeles Times loses publisher, gets union
marketbeat.com - January 19 at 7:28 PM
The Latest: LA Times gets union, loses publisherThe Latest: LA Times gets union, loses publisher
marketbeat.com - January 19 at 6:23 PM
In historical vote, LA Times newsroom will form unionIn historical vote, LA Times newsroom will form union
marketbeat.com - January 19 at 4:51 PM
L.A. Times newsroom votes to unionize after long fight with managementL.A. Times newsroom votes to unionize after long fight with management
www.marketwatch.com - January 19 at 4:28 PM
L.A. Times Staff Votes to Unionize in Blow to Owner TroncL.A. Times Staff Votes to Unionize in Blow to Owner Tronc
finance.yahoo.com - January 19 at 4:28 PM
L.A. Times publisher Ross Levinsohn investigated over reports of sexual misconductL.A. Times publisher Ross Levinsohn investigated over reports of sexual misconduct
www.marketwatch.com - January 19 at 12:24 PM
tronc Inc (TRNC) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analyststronc Inc (TRNC) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 18 at 2:08 AM
tronc (TRNC) Now Covered by Sidotitronc (TRNC) Now Covered by Sidoti
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 17 at 6:10 PM
tronc, Inc. to Present at the 20th Annual Needham Growth Conferencetronc, Inc. to Present at the 20th Annual Needham Growth Conference
finance.yahoo.com - January 11 at 11:13 AM
Daily Journal (DJCO) & tronc (TRNC) Financial ReviewDaily Journal (DJCO) & tronc (TRNC) Financial Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 8 at 9:40 AM
Zacks: tronc, Inc. (TRNC) Given Consensus Rating of "Strong Buy" by BrokeragesZacks: tronc, Inc. (TRNC) Given Consensus Rating of "Strong Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 4 at 7:44 AM
tronc (TRNC) Upgraded to Buy at ValuEnginetronc (TRNC) Upgraded to Buy at ValuEngine
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 1 at 8:14 AM
Analysts Expect tronc, Inc. (TRNC) to Announce $0.55 EPSAnalysts Expect tronc, Inc. (TRNC) to Announce $0.55 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 17 at 11:36 PM
Social Reality, Tronc Settle Lawsuit For $2.25M - BenzingaSocial Reality, Tronc Settle Lawsuit For $2.25M - Benzinga
www.benzinga.com - December 13 at 4:20 PM
Social Reality, Tronc Settle Lawsuit For $2.25MSocial Reality, Tronc Settle Lawsuit For $2.25M
finance.yahoo.com - December 11 at 4:18 PM
tronc (TRNC) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Researchtronc (TRNC) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 8 at 11:50 PM
ETFs with exposure to tronc, Inc. : November 28, 2017ETFs with exposure to tronc, Inc. : November 28, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 28 at 4:07 PM

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