NYSE:MEG - Media General Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$18.51 0.00 (0.00 %)
(As of 05/20/2018 03:21 PM ET)
Previous Close$18.51
Today's Range$18.51 - $18.51
52-Week Range$14.81 - $19.28
VolumeN/A
Average Volume3.30 million shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A

About Media General (NYSE:MEG)

Media General logoMedia General, Inc. is a television broadcasting and digital media company. The Company provides news, information and entertainment in markets across the United States. The Company operates or services 71 network-affiliated broadcast television stations in 48 markets along with the digital media business. The Company's network affiliations include twelve CBS stations, nine NBC stations, seven ABC stations, one FOX station, one CW station and one MyNetworkTV station. The Company offers consumers and advertisers with entertainment and information, content and distribution on every screen. Its portfolio of broadcast, digital and mobile products informs and engages 23% of United States Television (TV) households and 43% of the United States Internet audience. The Company has the diverse digital media business with a portfolio that includes LIN Digital, LIN Mobile, HYFN, Dedicated Media, Federated Media and BiteSizeTV.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry N/A
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorN/A
SymbolNYSE:MEG
CUSIPN/A
PhoneN/A

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.58
Current Ratio2.51
Quick Ratio2.51

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins-4.25%
Return on Equity6.92%
Return on Assets2.28%

Miscellaneous

Employees5,400
Outstanding Shares129,300,000

Media General (NYSE:MEG) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Media General's stock symbol?

Media General trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MEG."

How were Media General's earnings last quarter?

Media General, Inc. (NYSE:MEG) released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, August, 5th. The company reported $0.14 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.16 by $0.02. The business earned $363 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $365.85 million. Media General had a positive return on equity of 6.92% and a negative net margin of 4.25%. The business's revenue was up 13.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.01 EPS. View Media General's Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for MEG?

2 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for Media General's shares. Their predictions range from $7.50 to $8.00. On average, they anticipate Media General's share price to reach $7.75 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Media General.

Has Media General been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about MEG stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Media General earned a media sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 46.64 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

What is Media General's stock price today?

One share of MEG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $18.51.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Media General (MEG)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  121 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  148 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  269
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Media General and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MEG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MEG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Media General (NYSE:MEG) Price Target and Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
2 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Media General in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $7.75, suggesting that the stock has a possible downside of 58.13%. The high price target for MEG is $8.00 and the low price target for MEG is $7.50. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 2.502.502.503.00
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
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)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: $7.75$7.75$7.75$8.00
Price Target Upside: 58.13% downside58.13% downside58.13% downside56.78% downside

Media General (NYSE:MEG) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for Media General (NYSE:MEG)

Media General (NYSE:MEG) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
1/15/2018AltaCorp CapitalReiterated RatingHold$7.50N/AView Rating Details
10/16/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$8.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/20/2016 forward)

Earnings

Media General (NYSE:MEG) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for Media General (NYSE:MEG)

Media General (NYSE MEG) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/9/2016Q316$0.32$0.35$404.62 million$377.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2016Q2$0.16$0.14$365.85 million$363.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2016Q116$0.04($0.20)$340.17 million$343.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2016Q415$0.22$0.12$372.72 million$366.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q315$0.03$0.03$323.13 million$322.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q215$0.06$0.04$325.96 million$321.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q115($0.03)($0.03)$300.10 million$297.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2015Q414$0.31$0.29$192.98 million$217.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/5/2015Q414$0.31$0.16$192.98 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q314$0.21$0.18$164.40 million$160.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2014Q114$0.16$0.12$153.33 million$154.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2014Q1 2014$0.09$143.92 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/27/2014Q4 2013$0.02$109.99 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2013$0.56$78.49 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/8/2013Q2 2013($0.35)$82.02 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2013Q1 2013($0.60)$73.94 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/31/2013Q4 2012$0.64ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/17/2012Q3 2012($0.04)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/18/2012Q2 2012($0.49)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/18/2012Q1 2012($0.62)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2012$0.54$0.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/19/2011($0.28)($1.32)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/20/2011($0.29)($0.68)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/20/2011($0.28)($1.15)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2011$0.70$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/20/2010Q3 2010($0.48)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/21/2010Q2 2010($0.19)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/21/2010Q1 2010($0.75)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/28/2010Q4 2009$0.46$1.01ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/21/2009Q3 2009$0.13$0.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/22/2009Q2 2009($0.24)($0.22)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/17/2009Q1 2009($0.05)($0.77)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2009Q4 2008$0.46$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/16/2008Q3 2008$0.18$0.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/17/2008Q2 2008$0.03$0.08ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/17/2008Q1 2008($0.46)($0.44)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/31/2008Q4 2007$0.75$0.63ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Media General (NYSE:MEG) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Media General (NYSE MEG) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Ownership Percentage: 16.50%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 90.77%
Insider Trading History for Media General (NYSE:MEG)
Insider Trading History for Media General (NYSE:MEG)

Media General (NYSE MEG) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
12/15/2016General L.P. StandardDirectorSell794,289$18.35$14,575,203.15View SEC Filing  
12/12/2016Deborah A McdermottVPSell4,545$18.75$85,218.753,545View SEC Filing  
9/8/2016Deborah A McdermottVPSell4,000$17.90$71,600.004,545View SEC Filing  
6/21/2016John R MuseDirectorSell7$17.56$122.9270,174View SEC Filing  
6/20/2016John R MuseDirectorSell7,995$17.55$140,312.2570,174View SEC Filing  
6/15/2016John R MuseDirectorSell1,211,478$17.94$21,733,915.3296,522View SEC Filing  
6/13/2016John R MuseDirectorSell83,500$17.70$1,477,950.0098,917View SEC Filing  
3/16/2016Deborah A McdermottCOOSell4,495$16.70$75,066.5012,040View SEC Filing  
3/4/2016General L.P. StandardMajor ShareholderSell7,000,000$16.51$115,570,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/2/2016James F WoodwardCFOSell1,431$16.87$24,140.9732,014View SEC Filing  
3/2/2016Vincent L SaduskyCEOSell16,288$16.87$274,778.56900,112View SEC Filing  
2/29/2016Andrew C CaringtonVPSell1,323$16.38$21,670.7410,620View SEC Filing  
2/29/2016Deborah A McdermottCOOSell4,892$16.38$80,130.9613,449View SEC Filing  
2/29/2016Timothy J MulvaneyCAOSell288$16.38$4,717.449,265View SEC Filing  
12/17/2014James R ConschafterVPSell12,333$17.00$209,661.00View SEC Filing  
9/2/2014Timothy J MulvaneyCAOSell2,533$15.52$39,312.16View SEC Filing  
12/12/2013Marshall N MortonChairmanSell41,214$21.38$881,155.32View SEC Filing  
8/27/2013Marshall N MortonChairmanSell27,437$10.42$285,893.54View SEC Filing  
8/14/2013John R CottinghamVPSell6,000$10.28$61,680.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2013Marshall N MortonChairmanSell75,907$10.54$800,059.78View SEC Filing  
10/24/2012Coleman Wortham IIIDirectorBuy18,000$4.25$76,500.00View SEC Filing  
9/24/2012Wyndham RobertsonDirectorBuy10,000$5.16$51,600.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Media General (NYSE MEG) News Headlines

Source:
DateHeadline
Meghan Markles family tree includes Thomas Markle, Doria Ragland, Samantha Grant and beyondMeghan Markle's family tree includes Thomas Markle, Doria Ragland, Samantha Grant and beyond
www.foxnews.com - May 17 at 3:50 PM
Everyone Loses When Womens Sports Are IgnoredEveryone Loses When Women's Sports Are Ignored
www.msn.com - May 15 at 3:54 PM
Airlines cut back flights as Philippine holiday hotspot prepares for closureAirlines cut back flights as Philippine holiday hotspot prepares for closure
finance.yahoo.com - April 5 at 8:00 AM
MEGARON Spólka Akcyjna (WSE:MEG): Does The Earnings Decline Make It An Underperformer?MEGARON Spólka Akcyjna (WSE:MEG): Does The Earnings Decline Make It An Underperformer?
finance.yahoo.com - March 15 at 10:34 AM
The Movie Studio, Inc. Signs Muhammad Ali, Jr., Son of World Champion Muhammad AliThe Movie Studio, Inc. Signs Muhammad Ali, Jr., Son of World Champion Muhammad Ali
www.streetinsider.com - March 10 at 4:15 PM
Advertisers Tuning Out TV in Sign of Trouble for Media CompaniesAdvertisers Tuning Out TV in Sign of Trouble for Media Companies
www.msn.com - February 15 at 9:25 AM
Reviewing Liberty Media (FWONA) & Media General (MEG)Reviewing Liberty Media (FWONA) & Media General (MEG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 9 at 9:10 PM
Critical Analysis: Liberty Media (FWONA) versus Media General (MEG)Critical Analysis: Liberty Media (FWONA) versus Media General (MEG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 9 at 11:28 AM
Critical Contrast: Media General (MEG) & Liberty Media (FWONA)Critical Contrast: Media General (MEG) & Liberty Media (FWONA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 7 at 3:42 PM
Reviewing Media General (MEG) and Liberty Media (FWONA)Reviewing Media General (MEG) and Liberty Media (FWONA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 5 at 5:52 AM
Analyzing Liberty Media (FWONA) and Media General (MEG)Analyzing Liberty Media (FWONA) and Media General (MEG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 3 at 11:40 PM
Media General (MEG) versus Liberty Media (FWONA) Financial ReviewMedia General (MEG) versus Liberty Media (FWONA) Financial Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 1 at 11:36 PM
Analyzing Media General (MEG) and Liberty Media (FWONA)Analyzing Media General (MEG) and Liberty Media (FWONA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 1 at 3:34 PM
Liberty Media (FWONA) and Media General (MEG) Head-To-Head AnalysisLiberty Media (FWONA) and Media General (MEG) Head-To-Head Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 29 at 7:30 AM
The Morning Ledger: Uber Discloses Data Breach, Cover-UpThe Morning Ledger: Uber Discloses Data Breach, Cover-Up
blogs.wsj.com - November 23 at 6:26 AM
Analyzing Liberty Media Corporation (FWONA) and Media General (MEG)Analyzing Liberty Media Corporation (FWONA) and Media General (MEG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 22 at 3:18 AM
Liberty Media Corporation (FWONA) & Media General (MEG) Financial ContrastLiberty Media Corporation (FWONA) & Media General (MEG) Financial Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 22 at 1:12 AM
Liberty Media Corporation (FWONA) versus Media General (MEG) Critical SurveyLiberty Media Corporation (FWONA) versus Media General (MEG) Critical Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 21 at 5:24 PM
Media General (MEG) & Liberty Media Corporation (FWONA) Critical ReviewMedia General (MEG) & Liberty Media Corporation (FWONA) Critical Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 21 at 9:34 AM
Critical Comparison: Liberty Media Corporation (FWONA) and Media General (MEG)Critical Comparison: Liberty Media Corporation (FWONA) and Media General (MEG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 19 at 7:18 AM
Liberty Media Corporation (FWONA) and Media General (MEG) Head-To-Head SurveyLiberty Media Corporation (FWONA) and Media General (MEG) Head-To-Head Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 16 at 11:54 AM
Head to Head Contrast: Media General (MEG) and Liberty Media Corporation (FWONA)Head to Head Contrast: Media General (MEG) and Liberty Media Corporation (FWONA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 16 at 11:38 AM
Financial Review: Liberty Media Corporation (FWONA) and Media General (MEG)Financial Review: Liberty Media Corporation (FWONA) and Media General (MEG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 15 at 11:24 PM
Liberty Media Corporation (FWONA) & Media General (MEG) Critical ComparisonLiberty Media Corporation (FWONA) & Media General (MEG) Critical Comparison
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 14 at 5:40 AM
Head to Head Analysis: Media General (MEG) and Liberty Media Corporation (FWONA)Head to Head Analysis: Media General (MEG) and Liberty Media Corporation (FWONA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 13 at 11:46 PM
Head-To-Head Analysis: Liberty Media Corporation (FWONA) & Media General (MEG)Head-To-Head Analysis: Liberty Media Corporation (FWONA) & Media General (MEG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 13 at 1:48 AM
Comparing Media General (MEG) and Liberty Media Co. - Series A Liberty Formula One (FWONA)Comparing Media General (MEG) and Liberty Media Co. - Series A Liberty Formula One (FWONA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 11 at 9:28 PM
Comparing Liberty Media Co. - Series A Liberty Formula One (FWONA) and Media General (MEG)Comparing Liberty Media Co. - Series A Liberty Formula One (FWONA) and Media General (MEG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 11 at 5:32 PM
Critical Contrast: Liberty Media Co. - Series A Liberty Formula One (FWONA) & Media General (MEG)Critical Contrast: Liberty Media Co. - Series A Liberty Formula One (FWONA) & Media General (MEG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 11 at 1:46 AM
Analyzing Media General (MEG) and Liberty Media Co. - Series A Liberty Formula One (FWONA)Analyzing Media General (MEG) and Liberty Media Co. - Series A Liberty Formula One (FWONA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 9 at 11:48 AM
Reviewing Media General (MEG) and Liberty Media Co. - Series A Liberty Formula One (FWONA)Reviewing Media General (MEG) and Liberty Media Co. - Series A Liberty Formula One (FWONA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 8 at 3:58 PM
Contrasting Liberty Media Co. - Series A Liberty Formula One (FWONA) and Media General (MEG)Contrasting Liberty Media Co. - Series A Liberty Formula One (FWONA) and Media General (MEG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 8 at 1:18 AM
Nexstar Media Group (NXST) Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptNexstar Media Group (NXST) Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - November 7 at 6:46 AM
Liberty Media Co. - Series A Liberty Formula One (FWONA) & Media General (MEG) Head-To-Head ComparisonLiberty Media Co. - Series A Liberty Formula One (FWONA) & Media General (MEG) Head-To-Head Comparison
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 6 at 9:50 AM
Reviewing Liberty Media Co. - Series A Liberty Formula One (FWONA) & Media General (MEG)Reviewing Liberty Media Co. - Series A Liberty Formula One (FWONA) & Media General (MEG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 6 at 7:24 AM
Head to Head Survey: Liberty Media Co. - Series A Liberty Formula One (FWONA) vs. Media General (MEG)Head to Head Survey: Liberty Media Co. - Series A Liberty Formula One (FWONA) vs. Media General (MEG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 5 at 11:08 AM
Media General (MEG) vs. Liberty Media Co. - Series A Liberty Formula One (FWONA) Head-To-Head AnalysisMedia General (MEG) vs. Liberty Media Co. - Series A Liberty Formula One (FWONA) Head-To-Head Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 5 at 7:16 AM
Reviewing Liberty Media Co. - Series A Liberty Formula One (FWONA) and Media General (MEG)Reviewing Liberty Media Co. - Series A Liberty Formula One (FWONA) and Media General (MEG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 5 at 1:10 AM
Head-To-Head Review: Liberty Media Co. - Series A Liberty Formula One (FWONA) versus Media General (MEG)Head-To-Head Review: Liberty Media Co. - Series A Liberty Formula One (FWONA) versus Media General (MEG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 4 at 9:28 PM
Liberty Media Co. - Series A Liberty Formula One (FWONA) vs. Media General (MEG) Critical ContrastLiberty Media Co. - Series A Liberty Formula One (FWONA) vs. Media General (MEG) Critical Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 27 at 11:48 AM
Reviewing Media General (MEG) & Liberty Media Co. - Series A Liberty Formula One (FWONA)Reviewing Media General (MEG) & Liberty Media Co. - Series A Liberty Formula One (FWONA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 22 at 12:34 PM
Media Generals (MEG) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Royal Bank Of CanadaMedia General's (MEG) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Royal Bank Of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 16 at 4:46 PM
Muse John R Buys Nexstar Media Group, Sells Media GeneralMuse John R Buys Nexstar Media Group, Sells Media General
finance.yahoo.com - October 6 at 10:21 AM
Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. -- Moodys assigns Ba3 to credit facility - ratings unchanged on repricing and extensionNexstar Broadcasting, Inc. -- Moody's assigns Ba3 to credit facility - ratings unchanged on repricing and extension
finance.yahoo.com - October 6 at 10:21 AM
What we know about Uber’s apparent CEO pick Dara KhosrowshahiWhat we know about Uber’s apparent CEO pick Dara Khosrowshahi
www.marketwatch.com - August 28 at 3:22 PM
Tribune Media (TRCO) and Media General (MEG) Head to Head SurveyTribune Media (TRCO) and Media General (MEG) Head to Head Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 28 at 12:26 PM
Contrasting Media General (MEG) & News Corporation (NWSA)Contrasting Media General (MEG) & News Corporation (NWSA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 27 at 6:08 PM
Head-To-Head Comparison: Media General (MEG) vs. News Corporation (NWSA)Head-To-Head Comparison: Media General (MEG) vs. News Corporation (NWSA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 17 at 6:18 PM
Media General (MEG) versus News Corporation (NWSA) Head-To-Head ComparisonMedia General (MEG) versus News Corporation (NWSA) Head-To-Head Comparison
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 15 at 12:48 PM
Grupo Televisa (TV) & Media General (MEG) Head-To-Head ContrastGrupo Televisa (TV) & Media General (MEG) Head-To-Head Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 5 at 8:30 AM

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