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

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$2.1101 -0.07 (-3.21 %)
(As of 12/10/2018 02:18 PM ET)
Previous Close$2.18
Today's Range$2.10 - $2.2160
52-Week Range$1.95 - $3.30
Volume82,365 shs
Average Volume115,344 shs
Market Capitalization$124.43 million
P/E Ratio6.23
Dividend YieldN/A
Lee Enterprises, Incorporated provides local news and information, and advertising services primarily in the Midwest, Mountain West, and West regions of the United States. It publishes 47 daily newspapers with 0.8 million circulation units, as well as Sunday newspapers with 1.2 million circulation units; and 300 weekly newspapers, and classified and niche publications in 22 states with print and related digital operations. The company also offers retail, classified, national, and digital advertising services, as well as custom digital marketing services. Lee Enterprises, Incorporated was founded in 1890 and is based in Davenport, Iowa.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Newspapers
SectorConsumer Staples
Current SymbolNYSE:LEE
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio0.79
Quick Ratio0.73


Trailing P/E Ratio6.23
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$566.94 million
Price / Sales0.21
Cash Flow$1.0446 per share
Price / Cash Flow2.02
Book Value($1.61) per share
Price / Book-1.31


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$27.48 million
Net Margins8.24%
Return on Equity-32.81%
Return on Assets3.33%


Outstanding Shares57,080,000
Market Cap$124.43 million

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 earnings results on Friday, August, 3rd. The company reported $0.07 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.03 by $0.04. The company earned $132.62 million during the quarter. Lee Enterprises had a negative return on equity of 32.81% and a net margin of 8.24%. View Lee Enterprises' Earnings History.

When is Lee Enterprises' next earnings date?

Lee Enterprises is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, December 14th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Lee Enterprises.

Has Lee Enterprises been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about LEE stock have been trending very positive on Monday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Lee Enterprises earned a daily sentiment score of 3.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Lee Enterprises' key competitors?

Some companies that are related to Lee Enterprises include Tribune Publishing (TPCO), Daily Journal (DJCO), TheStreet (TST), A. H. Belo (AHC), Rediff.com India (REDFY) and tronc (TRNC).

Who are Lee Enterprises' key executives?

Lee Enterprises' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Ms. Mary E. Junck, Exec. Chairman (Age 71)
  • Mr. Kevin D. Mowbray, Pres & CEO (Age 56)
  • Mr. John M. Humenik, VP of News (Age 55)
  • Mr. Nathan E. Bekke, VP of Consumer Sales & Marketing (Age 49)
  • Mr. Timothy R. Millage, VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 37)

Who are Lee Enterprises' major shareholders?

Lee Enterprises' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Russell Investments Group Ltd. (3.53%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.53%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (2.29%), Morgan Stanley (2.14%), Algert Global LLC (1.21%) and Prescott Group Capital Management L.L.C. (0.90%). 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 Algert Global LLC. Company insiders that have sold Lee Enterprises company stock in the last year include Gregory P Schermer and Michael R Gulledge. 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 Prescott Group Capital Management L.L.C., Morgan Stanley, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., First Trust Advisors LP, Vanguard Group Inc. and Acadian Asset 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 $2.1101.

How big of a company is Lee Enterprises?

Lee Enterprises has a market capitalization of $124.43 million and generates $566.94 million in revenue each year. Lee Enterprises employs 3,626 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:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  120 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  197 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  317
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 12/10/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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