Media General Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:MEG)

$18.51 -0.29 (-1.54 %)
(As of 11/21/2017 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$18.80
Today's Range$18.32 - $18.91
52-Week Range$14.81 - $19.28
Volume9.15 million shs
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.


Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Industry: Broadcasting - TV
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Symbol: NYSE:MEG
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.mediageneral.com
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.58%
  • Current Ratio: 2.51%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.51%
Profitability:
  • Trailing EPS: ($0.48)
  • Net Margins: -4.25%
  • Return on Equity: 6.92%
  • Return on Assets: 2.28%
Misc:
  • Employees: 5,400
  • Outstanding Shares: 129,300,000
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Media General (NYSE:MEG)

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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, August, 5th. The company reported $0.14 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.02. The business earned $363 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations 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 quarterly revenue was up 13.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.01 earnings per share. View Media General's Earnings History.

Where is Media General's stock going? Where will Media General's stock price be in 2017?

1 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Media General's shares. Their forecasts range from $8.00 to $8.00. On average, they anticipate Media General's stock price to reach $8.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Media General.

Who are some of Media General's key competitors?

How do I buy Media General stock?

Shares of Media General 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 Media General's stock price today?

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


MarketBeat Community Rating for Media General (NYSE MEG)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  96 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  125 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  221
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Media General 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

Analysts' Consensus Rating for Media General (NYSE:MEG)

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Ratings, 0 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating, 0 Strong Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $8.00 (56.78% downside)

Consensus Price Target History for Media General (NYSE:MEG)

Price Target History for Media General (NYSE:MEG)

Analysts' Ratings History for Media General (NYSE:MEG)

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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/16/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$8.00N/AView Rating Details
5/9/2016WedbushBoost Price TargetNeutral$18.00 -> $19.00N/AView Rating Details
1/21/2016NomuraLower Price TargetNeutral$15.00 -> $6.00N/AView Rating Details
1/8/2016Benchmark Co.Reiterated RatingBuy$19.00 -> $18.00N/AView Rating Details
1/8/2016GabelliDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 11/21/2015 forward)

Earnings

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

Earnings by Quarter for Media General (NYSE:MEG)

Earnings History by Quarter for Media General (NYSE MEG)

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
10/31/2013$0.56ViewListenView Earnings Details
8/8/2013Q2 2013($0.35)ViewListenView 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
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Media General (NYSE:MEG)

No earnings estimates for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Dividends

Dividend History for Media General (NYSE:MEG)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

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

Insider Ownership Percentage: 16.50%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 90.77%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Media General (NYSE:MEG)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Media General (NYSE:MEG)

Insider Trades by Quarter for Media General (NYSE MEG)

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
12/15/2016General L.P. StandardDirectorSell794,289$18.35$14,575,203.15View SEC Filing  
12/12/2016Deborah A McdermottVPSell4,545$18.75$85,218.75View SEC Filing  
9/8/2016Deborah A McdermottVPSell4,000$17.90$71,600.00View SEC Filing  
6/21/2016John R MuseDirectorSell7$17.56$122.92View SEC Filing  
6/20/2016John R MuseDirectorSell7,995$17.55$140,312.25View SEC Filing  
6/15/2016John R MuseDirectorSell1,211,478$17.94$21,733,915.32View SEC Filing  
6/13/2016John R MuseDirectorSell83,500$17.70$1,477,950.00View SEC Filing  
3/16/2016Deborah A McdermottCOOSell4,495$16.70$75,066.50View 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$24,140.97View SEC Filing  
3/2/2016Vincent L SaduskyCEOSell16,288$16.87$274,778.56View SEC Filing  
2/29/2016Andrew C CaringtonVPSell1,323$16.38$21,670.74View SEC Filing  
2/29/2016Deborah A McdermottCOOSell4,892$16.38$80,130.96View SEC Filing  
2/29/2016Timothy J MulvaneyCAOSell288$16.38$4,717.44View 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

Latest Headlines for Media General (NYSE MEG)

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DateHeadline
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) & Media General (MEG) Financial ContrastLiberty Media Corporation (FWONA) & Media General (MEG) Financial Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 18 at 11:34 PM
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
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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
Critical Comparison: Grupo Televisa (TV) & Media General (MEG)Critical Comparison: Grupo Televisa (TV) & Media General (MEG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 3 at 10:16 AM
Head to Head Review: Media General (NYSE:MEG) and Grupo Televisa (TV)Head to Head Review: Media General (NYSE:MEG) and Grupo Televisa (TV)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 30 at 8:22 PM
Reviewing News Corporation (NWSA) and Media General (NYSE:MEG)Reviewing News Corporation (NWSA) and Media General (NYSE:MEG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 30 at 12:21 PM
Head to Head Contrast: News Corporation (NWSA) vs. Media General (NYSE:MEG)Head to Head Contrast: News Corporation (NWSA) vs. Media General (NYSE:MEG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 29 at 10:11 AM
Media General (MEG) vs. Grupo Televisa (TV) Critical ContrastMedia General (MEG) vs. Grupo Televisa (TV) Critical Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 13 at 10:26 AM
Nexstar Media Group (NXST) Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptNexstar Media Group (NXST) Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - May 10 at 6:33 PM
Bids in Groundbreaking Wireless Spectrum Auction Top $18 BillionBids in Groundbreaking Wireless Spectrum Auction Top $18 Billion
www.thestreet.com - January 25 at 5:23 AM
Irving company completes $4.6B merger, becomes 2nd largest TV broadcasterIrving company completes $4.6B merger, becomes 2nd largest TV broadcaster
www.bizjournals.com - January 17 at 11:58 PM
Nexstar Broadcasting (NXST) Completes Acquisition of Media General (MEG)Nexstar Broadcasting (NXST) Completes Acquisition of Media General (MEG)
www.streetinsider.com - January 17 at 6:51 PM
MEDIA GENERAL INC Files SEC form 8-K, Termination of a Material Definitive Agreement, Completion of Acquisition or DiMEDIA GENERAL INC Files SEC form 8-K, Termination of a Material Definitive Agreement, Completion of Acquisition or Di
biz.yahoo.com - January 17 at 6:51 PM
Gray Television, Graham Media buy stations in Nexstar/Media General dealGray Television, Graham Media buy stations in Nexstar/Media General deal
seekingalpha.com - January 17 at 6:21 PM
Nexstar closes $4.6B Media General deal, creating No. 2 broadcasterNexstar closes $4.6B Media General deal, creating No. 2 broadcaster
seekingalpha.com - January 17 at 5:57 PM
Nexstar, Media General sharply higher as FCC approves mergerNexstar, Media General sharply higher as FCC approves merger
seekingalpha.com - January 11 at 1:18 PM
Media General (MEG) Subsidiary LIN Television Withdrawals Change of Control OfferMedia General (MEG) Subsidiary LIN Television Withdrawals Change of Control Offer
www.streetinsider.com - December 28 at 10:23 AM
Amid low uptake, Media General extends note purchase offer againAmid low uptake, Media General extends note purchase offer again
seekingalpha.com - December 22 at 12:48 PM
Media General extends LIN Television note purchase offerMedia General extends LIN Television note purchase offer
seekingalpha.com - December 8 at 2:03 PM

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