Gannett Co Company Profile (NYSE:GCI)

About Gannett Co (NYSE:GCI)

Gannett Co logoGannett Co., Inc. is a media company. The Company operates as a newspaper publisher in the United States. As of December 25, 2016, it owned ReachLocal, Inc. (ReachLocal), a digital marketing solutions company; the USA TODAY NETWORK (made up of USA TODAY including digital sites and affiliates (USAT) and 109 local media organizations in 34 states in the United States and Guam), and Newsquest Media Group Ltd. (Newsquest), the Company's subsidiary operating in the United Kingdom. The Company's segments include Publishing, ReachLocal, and a Corporate and Other category. The publishing segment comprises the USA TODAY NETWORK and Newsquest. Its publishing operations also include commercial printing and distribution, marketing and data services. It also reaches small and medium sized businesses with digital marketing solutions principally through ReachLocal. ReachLocal is focused on local businesses and on providing a total digital marketing solution.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: Publishing - Newspapers
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:GCI
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $862.49 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 113,635,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $8.18
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $8.92
  • 52 Week Range: $7.30 - $16.22
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 83.41
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 7.09
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $3.16 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.27
  • Book Value: $7.49 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.01
  • Annual Dividend: $0.64
  • Dividend Yield: 8.6%
  • EBIDTA: $317.33 million
  • Net Margins: 1.44%
  • Return on Equity: 12.56%
  • Return on Assets: 5.32%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.36%
  • Current Ratio: 0.95%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.88%
  • Average Volume: 1.08 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.73
  • Short Ratio: 6.49

Frequently Asked Questions for Gannett Co (NYSE:GCI)

What is Gannett Co's stock symbol?

Gannett Co trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "GCI."

How often does Gannett Co pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Gannett Co?

Gannett Co announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 10th. Stockholders of record on Monday, June 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.16 per share on Monday, June 19th. This represents a $0.64 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 8.43%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 1st. View Gannett Co's Dividend History.

How were Gannett Co's earnings last quarter?

Gannett Co Inc (NYSE:GCI) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, April, 25th. The company reported $0.14 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.02. The company earned $773.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $767.99 million. Gannett Co had a return on equity of 12.56% and a net margin of 1.44%. The firm's revenue was up 17.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.27 earnings per share. View Gannett Co's Earnings History.

Where is Gannett Co's stock going? Where will Gannett Co's stock price be in 2017?

2 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Gannett Co's stock. Their predictions range from $14.00 to $16.00. On average, they anticipate Gannett Co's stock price to reach $15.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Gannett Co.

Who are some of Gannett Co's key competitors?

Who owns Gannett Co stock?

Gannett Co's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (12.64%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.06%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.49%), State Street Corp (2.70%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.63%) and LSV Asset Management (2.33%). Company insiders that own Gannett Co stock include Alison K Engel, David A Payne, John Jeffry Louis, John M Zidich, Robert J Dickey and Walker Henry K Faure. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Gannett Co.

Who sold Gannett Co stock? Who is selling Gannett Co stock?

Gannett Co's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AQR Capital Management LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Nicholas Company Inc., Wellington Management Group LLP, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Janney Montgomery Scott LLC and Pinnacle Associates Ltd.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Gannett Co.

Who bought Gannett Co stock? Who is buying Gannett Co stock?

Gannett Co's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Credit Suisse AG, Schroder Investment Management Group, Heartland Advisors Inc., State Street Corp and Advisors Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Gannett Co stock in the last two years include Alison K Engel and John Jeffry Louis. View Insider Buying and Selling for Gannett Co.

How do I buy Gannett Co stock?

Shares of Gannett Co can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Gannett Co stock cost?

One share of Gannett Co stock can currently be purchased for approximately $7.59.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Gannett Co (NYSE:GCI) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $15.00 (97.63% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Gannett Co (NYSE:GCI)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/14/2017Noble FinancialReiterated RatingBuyHighView Rating Details
8/29/2016Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
11/5/2015ArgusUpgradeHold -> Buy$20.00N/AView Rating Details
11/2/2015JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutral$14.00 -> $16.00N/AView Rating Details
10/7/2015Cantor FitzgeraldInitiated CoverageBuy$17.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/25/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Gannett Co (NYSE:GCI)
Earnings by Quarter for Gannett Co (NYSE:GCI)
Earnings History by Quarter for Gannett Co (NYSE:GCI)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/25/2017Q1 2017$0.12$0.14$767.99 million$773.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2017Q416$0.42$0.50$847.33 million$867.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q316$0.17$0.06$752.06 million$772.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/27/2016Q216$0.30$0.30$794.77 million$748.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q116$0.14$0.29$672.07 million$659.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/17/2016Q415$0.54$0.53$756.95 million$739.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q315$0.37$0.43$726.60 million$701.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q215$0.51$0.46$753.00 million$727.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Gannett Co (NYSE:GCI)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.10
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.26
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.12$0.12$0.12
Q2 20171$0.23$0.23$0.23
Q3 20171$0.22$0.22$0.22
Q4 20171$0.53$0.53$0.53
Q1 20181$0.22$0.22$0.22
Q2 20181$0.26$0.26$0.26
Q3 20181$0.24$0.24$0.24
Q4 20181$0.54$0.54$0.54
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Gannett Co (NYSE:GCI)
Next Dividend:6/19/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.64
Dividend Yield:8.43%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:177.78% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
62.14% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
59.81% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Gannett Co (NYSE:GCI)

Dividend History by Quarter for Gannett Co (NYSE:GCI)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Gannett Co (NYSE:GCI)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.50%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 86.27%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Gannett Co (NYSE:GCI)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Gannett Co (NYSE:GCI)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Gannett Co (NYSE:GCI)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
4/26/2017Walker Henry K. FaureCEOSell1,688$8.87$14,972.56View SEC Filing  
11/10/2016John Jeffry LouisDirectorBuy28,000$8.96$250,880.00View SEC Filing  
11/4/2016Alison K EngelCFOBuy6,400$7.81$49,984.00View SEC Filing  
11/3/2016John Jeffry LouisDirectorBuy33,600$7.56$254,016.00View SEC Filing  
11/24/2015Robert J. DickeyCEOSell18,556$17.46$323,987.76View SEC Filing  
11/6/2015David A. PayneinsiderSell7,325$16.95$124,158.75View SEC Filing  
11/4/2015John M. ZidichinsiderSell3,223$16.12$51,954.76View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Gannett Co (NYSE:GCI)
Latest Headlines for Gannett Co (NYSE:GCI)
DateHeadline logo​Journal Sentinel property buyer acquires Press-Gazette, Northwestern offices - May 19 at 5:10 PM logoETFs with exposure to Gannett Co., Inc. : May 18, 2017 - May 19 at 6:01 AM logoReachLocal Customer All Dry USA Wins Coveted Stevie Award in the Home Supplies and Services Marketing Category - May 18 at 9:58 AM logoGannett to Participate in the J.P. Morgan 2017 Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference - May 16 at 5:18 PM logoGannett Co., Inc. :GCI-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 16, 2017 - May 16 at 11:37 AM logoGannett Co's (GCI) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Noble Financial - May 14 at 9:12 AM logoSweetIQ Announces Official Snapchat Partnership and API Integration - May 12 at 11:03 PM logoGannett Passes Through 8% Yield Mark - May 12 at 11:03 PM logoGannett Co., Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : GCI-US : May 11, 2017 - May 11 at 10:59 PM logoGannett Co Inc Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.16 (GCI) - May 10 at 6:26 PM logoGannett Announces Results of Annual Meeting; Board Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend - May 10 at 5:30 PM logoReachLocal Joins Select Group of Facebook Marketing Partners - May 10 at 10:49 AM logoUSA TODAY NETWORK Continues To Push Boundaries in VR Storytelling with Release of Season Two of “VRtually There” - May 9 at 11:19 AM logoSomewhat Critical Press Coverage Likely to Affect Gannett Co (GCI) Share Price - May 4 at 7:20 PM logoGannett hit with email phishing attack - May 3 at 10:28 AM logoUSA Today owner Gannett warns workers of possible breach - May 3 at 10:28 AM logo[$$] Gannett Reports Data Breach Compromising Employee Information - May 2 at 3:43 PM logoGannett Co (GCI) Receives Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.18 - May 1 at 7:24 PM logo$0.22 Earnings Per Share Expected for Gannett Co Inc (GCI) This Quarter - May 1 at 1:04 PM logoGannett Co., Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : GCI-US : May 1, 2017 - May 1 at 11:17 AM logoGannett Co Inc to Post FY2018 Earnings of $1.05 Per Share, Gabelli Forecasts (GCI) - April 28 at 11:34 PM logoJefferies Group Weighs in on Gannett Co Inc's Q2 2017 Earnings (GCI) - April 28 at 10:10 AM logoGannett Co (GCI) Receives News Impact Score of 0.21 - April 27 at 8:31 PM logoGannett Co Inc (GCI) CEO Sells $14,972.56 in Stock - April 27 at 6:12 PM logoQ4 2017 EPS Estimates for Gannett Co Inc (GCI) Lifted by Jefferies Group - April 27 at 2:59 PM logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for Gannett Co Inc Cut by Gabelli (GCI) - April 27 at 1:36 PM logoGannett Co Inc (GCI) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research - April 26 at 10:44 PM logoEdited Transcript of GCI earnings conference call or presentation 25-Apr-17 2:00pm GMT - April 26 at 7:59 PM logoGannett sees 11% drop in same-paper revenue, 18% slide in print ads - April 26 at 7:59 PM logoGannett Co Inc (GCI) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.06 EPS - April 25 at 1:49 PM logoBUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE- Caterpillar, Alcoa, Nord Anglia, Supervalu - April 25 at 11:15 AM logoGannett Co., Inc. reports 1Q loss - April 25 at 11:15 AM logoGannett (GCI) Q1 Earnings Beat Estimates, Decline Y-o-Y - April 25 at 11:15 AM logoGannett Reports First Quarter 2017 Results of Operations - April 25 at 11:15 AM logoShares of USA Today owner Gannett jump more than 7% after Q1 earnings beat - April 25 at 11:15 AM logoGannett posts 1Q loss, but still tops expectations - April 25 at 11:15 AM logoGannett Co (GCI) Given Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.48 - April 24 at 3:08 PM logoGannett Acquires SweetIQ To Bolster Digital Marketing - April 22 at 5:01 PM logoWhat's in Store for Gannett (GCI) Stock in Q1 Earnings? - April 22 at 5:01 PM logoGannett Co (GCI) Receives News Sentiment Rating of 0.36 - April 21 at 6:04 PM logoGannett Co., Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:GCI) : April 21, 2017 - April 21 at 5:23 PM logoWhat's in Store for Gannett (GCI) Stock in Q1 Earnings? - April 21 at 11:36 AM logoGannett (GCI) AcquiresSweetIQ Analytics - April 20 at 10:28 PM logoGannett Acquires Location and Reputation Management Software Company SweetIQ Analytics Corp. - April 20 at 5:28 PM logoGannett Co., Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : GCI-US : April 20, 2017 - April 20 at 12:11 PM logoGannett Co (GCI) Getting Somewhat Negative Press Coverage, Study Shows - April 18 at 5:17 PM logoStorm Lake Times Pulitzer Win Highlights Decline of Family Newspapers - April 13 at 10:15 PM logoGannett Co Inc (GCI) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Hold" - April 12 at 6:59 PM logoGannett to Webcast Discussion of its First Quarter 2017 Results - April 12 at 5:27 PM logoMilwaukee Journal Sentinel building could be sold to Michigan investor - April 11 at 12:22 PM



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