NYSE:LEE - Lee Enterprises Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$3.00 +0.07 (+2.39 %)
(As of 04/26/2019 11:38 AM ET)
Previous Close$2.93
Today's Range$2.91 - $3.00
52-Week Range$1.84 - $3.69
Volume1,597 shs
Average Volume230,186 shs
Market Capitalization$171.44 million
P/E Ratio8.49
Dividend YieldN/A
Lee Enterprises, Incorporated provides local news and information, and advertising services in the United States. The company offers daily and community newspapers, news websites, mobile applications and news, and video products; and digital services, including Web hosting and content management. It also provides advertising and marketing services, such as retail, classified, national, and digital advertising services, as well as custom digital marketing services to small, medium sized, and large complex businesses. In addition, the company offers integrated digital publishing and content management solutions for creating, distributing, and monetizing multimedia content for daily and weekly newspapers, as well as universities, television stations, and niche publications. Further, it provides commercial printing; distributes third party publications; and operates a digital marketing agency. Additionally, the company offers 300 weekly and specialty publications serving 49 markets in 21 states. Lee Enterprises, Incorporated was founded in 1890 and is based in Davenport, Iowa.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Newspapers
SectorConsumer Staples



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$543.96 million
Cash Flow$0.8850 per share
Book Value($0.63) per share


Net Income$45.76 million


Market Cap$171.44 million
Next Earnings Date5/2/2019 (Estimated)

Lee Enterprises (NYSE:LEE) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lee Enterprises' stock symbol?

Lee Enterprises trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "LEE."

How were Lee Enterprises' earnings last quarter?

Lee Enterprises, Incorporated (NYSE:LEE) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 7th. The company reported $0.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The company earned $136.20 million during the quarter. Lee Enterprises had a net margin of 3.94% and a negative return on equity of 50.82%. View Lee Enterprises' Earnings History.

When is Lee Enterprises' next earnings date?

Lee Enterprises is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 2nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Lee Enterprises.

Has Lee Enterprises been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about LEE stock have trended somewhat positive on Friday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Lee Enterprises earned a news sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Are investors shorting Lee Enterprises?

Lee Enterprises saw a decline in short interest in March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,530,259 shares, a decline of 26.6% from the February 28th total of 3,444,950 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 368,675 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 6.9 days. Currently, 4.8% of the company's stock are short sold. View Lee Enterprises' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Lee Enterprises' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Lee Enterprises own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Lee Enterprises investors own include Genworth Financial (GNW), BlackBerry (BB), United States Steel (X), McClatchy (MNI), Mondi (MNDI), Achillion Pharmaceuticals (ACHN), Enphase Energy (ENPH), FuelCell Energy (FCEL), Glu Mobile (GLUU) and JA Solar (JASO).

Who are Lee Enterprises' key executives?

Lee Enterprises' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Kevin D. Mowbray, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. Timothy R. Millage, VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 38)
  • Mr. John M. Humenik, VP of News & Chief Content Officer (Age 56)
  • Mr. Nathan E. Bekke, VP of Consumer Sales & Marketing (Age 50)
  • Ms. Michele Fennelly White, VP of IT & Chief Information Officer (Age 57)

Who are Lee Enterprises' major shareholders?

Lee Enterprises' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include North Star Investment Management Corp. (1.34%), Tibra Equities Europe Ltd (0.21%), Virtu Financial LLC (0.04%) and Comprehensive Portfolio Management LLC (0.02%). Company insiders that own Lee Enterprises stock include Gregory P Schermer and Michael R Gulledge. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Lee Enterprises.

Which major investors are selling Lee Enterprises stock?

LEE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including North Star Investment Management Corp.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lee Enterprises.

Which major investors are buying Lee Enterprises stock?

LEE stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Tibra Equities Europe Ltd, Virtu Financial LLC and Comprehensive Portfolio Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lee Enterprises.

How do I buy shares of Lee Enterprises?

Shares of LEE 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 Lee Enterprises' stock price today?

One share of LEE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $3.00.

How big of a company is Lee Enterprises?

Lee Enterprises has a market capitalization of $171.44 million and generates $543.96 million in revenue each year. Lee Enterprises employs 3,056 workers across the globe.

What is Lee Enterprises' official website?

The official website for Lee Enterprises is http://www.lee.net.

How can I contact Lee Enterprises?

Lee Enterprises' mailing address is 201 N. HARRISON STREET STE. 600, DAVENPORT IA, 52801. The company can be reached via phone at 563-383-2100.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Lee Enterprises (NYSE LEE)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  149 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  218 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  367
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Lee Enterprises and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LEE will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LEE will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 4/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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