tronc Company Profile (NASDAQ:TRNC)

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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: Newspaper Publishing
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:TRNC
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $495.37 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 32,893,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $14.44
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $13.36
  • 52 Week Range: $8.76 - $17.09
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 42.86
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -33.47
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.54 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.32
  • Book Value: $1.97 per share
  • Price / Book: 7.64
  • EBITDA: $125.61 million
  • Net Margins: 0.83%
  • Return on Equity: 63.98%
  • Return on Assets: 6.08%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 5.24%
  • Current Ratio: 1.57%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.54%
  • Average Volume: 91,425 shs.
  • Beta: 1.74
  • Short Ratio: 5.27

Frequently Asked Questions for tronc (NASDAQ:TRNC)

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) released its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 2nd. The company reported $0.36 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.01 by $0.35. The company had revenue of $369.79 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $375.05 million. tronc had a net margin of 0.83% and a return on equity of 63.98%. View tronc's Earnings History.

When will tronc make its next earnings announcement?

tronc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 1st 2017. View Earnings Estimates 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
  • Terry Jimenez, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Timothy P. Knight, President - troncX
  • Ross B. Levinsohn, Chief Executive Officer and Publisher - Los Angeles Times
  • Cindy Ballard, Chief Human Resource Officer
  • Julie K. Xanders, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Michael W. Ferro Jr., Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Eddy W. Hartenstein, Director
  • Carol Crenshaw, Independent Director
  • David Dreier, Independent Director

How do I buy tronc stock?

Shares of tronc can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages 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 $15.06.

MarketBeat Community Rating for tronc (NASDAQ TRNC)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  60 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  82 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  142
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

Consensus Ratings for tronc (NASDAQ:TRNC) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: N/A
Consensus Price Target History for tronc (NASDAQ:TRNC)
Price Target History for tronc (NASDAQ:TRNC)
Analysts' Ratings History for tronc (NASDAQ:TRNC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/7/2017Noble FinancialReiterated RatingBuyHighView Rating Details
3/4/2016MacquarieUpgradeUnderperform -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for tronc (NASDAQ:TRNC)
Earnings by Quarter for tronc (NASDAQ:TRNC)
Earnings History by Quarter for tronc (NASDAQ TRNC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/30/2017($0.12)N/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2017Q2 2017$0.01$0.36$375.05 million$369.79 millionViewListenView 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
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
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for tronc (NASDAQ:TRNC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.37 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.45 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for tronc (NASDAQ TRNC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for tronc (NASDAQ:TRNC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 41.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 36.05%
Insider Trades by Quarter for tronc (NASDAQ:TRNC)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for tronc (NASDAQ:TRNC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for tronc (NASDAQ:TRNC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal 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$43,866,500.00View 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$196,645.67View SEC Filing  
12/23/2016Merrick Venture Management, LlMajor ShareholderBuy2,500,000$15.00$37,500,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/19/2016Merrick Venture Management, LlMajor ShareholderBuy8,494$13.48$114,499.12View SEC Filing  
12/15/2016Michael W Ferro JrDirectorBuy16,700$13.08$218,436.00View SEC Filing  
12/8/2016Patrick Soon-ShiongDirectorBuy200$13.49$2,698.00View SEC Filing  
12/7/2016Michael W Ferro JrDirectorBuy8,500$13.42$114,070.00View SEC Filing  
12/5/2016Patrick Soon-ShiongDirectorBuy33,905$13.00$440,765.00View SEC Filing  
12/1/2016Patrick Soon-ShiongDirectorBuy65,022$12.85$835,532.70View SEC Filing  
11/30/2016Merrick Venture Management, LlMajor ShareholderBuy26,175$12.95$338,966.25View SEC Filing  
11/28/2016Michael W Ferro JrDirectorBuy42,126$12.93$544,689.18View SEC Filing  
11/23/2016Patrick Soon-ShiongDirectorBuy84,675$12.92$1,094,001.00View SEC Filing  
11/22/2016Michael W Ferro JrDirectorBuy74,775$12.71$950,390.25View SEC Filing  
11/18/2016Patrick Soon-ShiongDirectorBuy64,585$12.79$826,042.15View 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$3,037,868.04View 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$298,442.48View SEC Filing  
6/13/2016Patrick Soon-ShiongDirectorBuy3,400$12.93$43,962.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2015Tony HunterCEOBuy5,000$11.70$58,500.00View 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)


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