E.W. Scripps Company Profile (NYSE:SSP)

About E.W. Scripps

E.W. Scripps logoThe E. W. Scripps Company is a media enterprise with interests in television and radio broadcasting, as well as local and national digital media brands. The Company operates through segments, including television, radio, digital, and syndication and other. It serves audiences and businesses through a portfolio of television, radio and digital media brands. Its Television segment includes approximately 10 American Broadcasting Company affiliates, over five National Broadcasting Company affiliates, two FOX affiliates, two Columbia Broadcasting System affiliates and four non big-four affiliated stations. Its radio segment has approximately 30 radio stations in over eight markets. The Company operates over 30 frequency modulation (FM) stations and six Amplitude Modulation (AM) stations. Its digital segment includes the digital operations of its local television and radio businesses. Syndication and other includes the syndication of news features and comics for the newspaper industry.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: SSP
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $13.96
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $15.73
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $16.17
  • 52-Week Range: C$83,536,000.00 - C$13.79
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 34.90
  • P/E Growth: 1.48
  • Market Cap: $1.17B
  • Outstanding Shares: 83,536,000
  • Beta: 1.64
  • Net Margins: -3.56%
  • Return on Equity: 2.72%
  • Return on Assets: 1.47%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.42%
  • Current Ratio: 2.65%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.65%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for E.W. Scripps (NYSE:SSP) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.40)
Consensus Price Target: C$22.50 (61.17% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for E.W. Scripps (NYSE:SSP)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/26/2016Wells Fargo & Co.Reiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/22/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
6/8/2016Noble FinancialReiterated RatingBuy$25.00View Rating Details
2/29/2016Benchmark Co.Lower Price TargetBuy$29.00 -> $25.00View Rating Details
11/18/2015StephensInitiated CoverageEqual Weight$22.00View Rating Details
10/6/2015Evercore ISIUpgradeHold -> Buy$25.00 -> $24.00View Rating Details
5/28/2015SidotiInitiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/24/2014 forward)


Earnings History for E.W. Scripps (NYSE:SSP)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/4/2016ListenView Earnings Details
8/5/2016Q216$0.14$0.14$198.13 million$228.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/6/2016Q116$0.06$207.00 million$209.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2016Q415$0.10($0.25)$207.44 million$205.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2015Q315($0.03)($0.29)$186.63 million$190.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2015Q215$0.01($0.37)$119.70 million$198.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/8/2015Q1$0.06($0.09)$214.60 million$214.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/4/2015Q4$0.40$0.27$248.80 million$246.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2014Q314$0.06($0.20)$217.10 million$207.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/8/2014Q214$0.12$0.02$218.22 million$212.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/9/2014Q114($0.13)($0.01)$201.55 million$203.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/4/2014Q413$0.14$0.14$216.63 million$220.83 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/8/2013Q313($0.06)($0.16)$197.09 million$190.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/5/2013Q2 2013$0.07$0.05$211.80 million$207.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/6/2013Q1 2013($0.07)($0.05)$203.15 million$198.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2013Q4 2012$0.56$0.47$260.21 million$260.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/9/2012Q312$0.15$0.21$214.03 million$220.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2012$0.12$0.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2012($0.04)($0.02)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2012$0.14$0.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2011($0.12)($0.19)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2011$0.02($0.04)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/10/2011($0.07)($0.15)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2011$0.48$0.37ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for E.W. Scripps (NYSE:SSP)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.1 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.4 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q2 20161$0.17$0.17$0.17
Q3 20161$0.35$0.35$0.35
Q4 20161$0.63$0.63$0.63
Q1 20171$0.02$0.02$0.02
Q2 20171$0.17$0.17$0.17
Q3 20171$0.09$0.09$0.09
Q4 20171$0.16$0.16$0.16
Q1 20181$0.12$0.12$0.12
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for E.W. Scripps (NYSE:SSP)
Annual Dividend:$0.00
Dividend Yield:0.00%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:0.00% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
0.00% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
0.00% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for E.W. Scripps (NYSE:SSP)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for E.W. Scripps (NYSE:SSP)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.86%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 75.12%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/22/2016Paul K ScrippsMajor ShareholderSell5,695C$16.80C$95,676.00View SEC Filing  
3/10/2016Lisa A KnutsonVPSell25,544C$17.70C$452,128.80View SEC Filing  
3/4/2016Phillip Gregory BarnesDirectorBuy10,000C$0.32C$3,200.00
2/24/2016Phillip Gregory BarnesDirectorBuy10,000C$0.33C$3,270.00
2/11/2016Frank GiustraDirectorBuy1,000,000C$0.21C$210,000.00
2/11/2016Jeremy CrichtonInsiderSell50,000C$0.21C$10,500.00
2/4/2016Frank GiustraDirectorBuy200,000C$0.16C$32,740.00
2/3/2016Frank GiustraDirectorBuy800,000C$0.14C$110,560.00
1/13/2016Richard A. BoehneCEOSell83,120C$17.64C$1,466,236.80View SEC Filing  
1/11/2016Richard A. BoehneCEOSell64,643C$17.66C$1,141,595.38View SEC Filing  
1/7/2016Richard A. BoehneCEOSell62,772C$17.87C$1,121,735.64View SEC Filing  
1/5/2016Richard A. BoehneCEOSell67,567C$18.02C$1,217,557.34View SEC Filing  
12/31/2015Richard A. BoehneCEOSell46,074C$19.07C$878,631.18View SEC Filing  
12/29/2015Richard A. BoehneCEOSell38,654C$19.48C$752,979.92View SEC Filing  
12/24/2015Richard A. BoehneCEOSell6,853C$19.82C$135,826.46View SEC Filing  
12/23/2015Richard A. BoehneCEOSell22,223C$19.21C$426,903.83View SEC Filing  
12/21/2015Richard A. BoehneCEOSell14,564C$19.02C$277,007.28View SEC Filing  
8/11/2015Charles E ScrippsMajor ShareholderBuy112,000C$19.95C$2,234,400.00View SEC Filing  
6/26/2015Global Gold Ltd. CrescentInsiderSell100,000C$0.08C$8,120.00
6/15/2015Global Gold Ltd. CrescentInsiderSell10,000C$0.08C$812.00
6/10/2015Global Gold Ltd. CrescentInsiderSell1,706,000C$0.08C$141,427.40
6/10/2015William AppletonSVPSell10,000C$24.41C$244,100.00View SEC Filing  
6/3/2015Mark L KoorsVPSell15,034C$23.65C$355,554.10View SEC Filing  
5/20/2015Phillip Gregory BarnesDirectorBuy10,000C$0.09C$900.00
5/19/2015Of Robert P Scripps J EstateMajor ShareholderSell41,018C$21.78C$893,372.04View SEC Filing  
5/19/2015Phillip Gregory BarnesDirectorBuy10,000C$0.11C$1,100.00
5/18/2015Of Robert P Scripps J EstateMajor ShareholderSell92,417C$21.69C$2,004,524.73View SEC Filing  
5/14/2015Of Robert P Scripps J EstateMajor ShareholderSell189,665C$22.46C$4,259,875.90View SEC Filing  
5/13/2015J Marvin QuinDirectorSell8,067C$22.69C$183,040.23View SEC Filing  
1/27/2015Eva Scripps AttalMajor ShareholderBuy6,493C$16.72C$108,562.96View SEC Filing  
12/19/2014Phillip Gregory BarnesDirectorSell10,000C$0.08C$800.00
12/18/2014Timothy E StautbergVPSell17,399C$21.75C$378,428.25View SEC Filing  
12/12/2014Mark L KoorsVPSell30,516C$20.19C$616,118.04View SEC Filing  
12/12/2014Paul K ScrippsDirectorSell5,133C$20.43C$104,867.19View SEC Filing  
12/10/2014Timothy E StautbergVPSell31,045C$21.25C$659,706.25View SEC Filing  
10/6/2014Richard A BoehneCEOSell72,700C$17.10C$1,243,170.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2014Lisa A KnutsonVPSell76,948C$20.12C$1,548,193.76View SEC Filing  
8/21/2014Robert A CarsonVPSell23,474C$19.33C$453,752.42View SEC Filing  
7/31/2014Adam SymsonSVPSell10,566C$22.00C$232,452.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2014Timothy E StautbergVPSell31,642C$21.34C$675,240.28View SEC Filing  
6/27/2014Timothy E StautbergVPSell20,000C$20.98C$419,600.00View SEC Filing  
6/27/2014William AppletonSVPSell10,000C$21.00C$210,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2014Lisa A KnutsonVPSell56,701C$20.04C$1,136,288.04View SEC Filing  
5/12/2014William AppletonSVPSell8,870C$20.00C$177,400.00View SEC Filing  
3/13/2014Brian G LawlorVPSell81,373C$16.98C$1,381,713.54View SEC Filing  
3/12/2014Richard A BoehneCEOSell29,815C$18.09C$539,353.35View SEC Filing  
3/10/2014Richard A BoehneCEOSell150,700C$18.48C$2,784,936.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2014Paul K ScrippsDirectorSell5,471C$19.58C$107,122.18View SEC Filing  
3/6/2014Edward W ScrippsMajor ShareholderSell9,389C$20.58C$193,225.62View SEC Filing  
3/6/2014Richard A BoehneCEOSell5,000C$19.87C$99,350.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2014Robert A CarsonVPSell12,910C$20.13C$259,878.30View SEC Filing  
3/4/2014Douglas F LyonsVPSell9,000C$21.50C$193,500.00View SEC Filing  
1/2/2014Douglas F LyonsVPSell24,948C$21.19C$528,648.12View SEC Filing  
11/21/2013Adam SymsonSVPSell4,771C$19.19C$91,555.49View SEC Filing  
11/20/2013Mary PeirceDirectorSell104,000C$17.83C$1,854,320.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2013Mark L KoorsVPSell10,656C$18.34C$195,431.04View SEC Filing  
9/12/2013Roger OgdenDirectorSell33,426C$15.63C$522,448.38View SEC Filing  
9/6/2013Brian G LawlorVPSell6,260C$15.52C$97,155.20View SEC Filing  
8/27/2013Adam SymsonSVPSell6,413C$15.07C$96,643.91View SEC Filing  
8/26/2013Brian G LawlorVPSell25,036C$15.63C$391,312.68View SEC Filing  
8/23/2013Lisa A KnutsonVPSell80,884C$15.28C$1,235,907.52View SEC Filing  
6/14/2013Nackey E ScagliottiMajor ShareholderSell4,206C$14.88C$62,585.28View SEC Filing  
6/7/2013Robert A CarsonVPSell15,000C$13.57C$203,550.00View SEC Filing  
6/3/2013Robert A CarsonVPSell7,979C$13.13C$104,764.27View SEC Filing  
5/28/2013William AppletonSVPSell7,251C$13.75C$99,701.25View SEC Filing  
5/15/2013Richard A BoehneCEOSell108,693C$13.66C$1,484,746.38View SEC Filing  
5/13/2013Richard A BoehneCEOSell151,832C$13.66C$2,074,025.12View SEC Filing  
5/10/2013Douglas F LyonsVPSell39,568C$13.63C$539,311.84View SEC Filing  
5/9/2013Douglas F LyonsVPSell16,225C$13.68C$221,958.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2013Richard A BoehneCEOSell121,300C$13.56C$1,644,828.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2013Mark L KoorsVPSell30,968C$13.61C$421,474.48View SEC Filing  
4/11/2013Douglas F LyonsVPSell5,212C$13.00C$67,756.00View SEC Filing  
3/25/2013Douglas F LyonsVPSell5,321C$12.00C$63,852.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2012Mark L KoorsVPSell4,131C$9.93C$41,020.83View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for E.W. Scripps (NYSE:SSP)
finance.yahoo.com logoVerizon Digital Media Services platform helps deliver Newsy's growing linear and on-demand video distribution (NYSE:SSP)
finance.yahoo.com - October 19 at 11:49 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoScripps to report third-quarter 2016 operating results on Nov. 4 (NYSE:SSP)
finance.yahoo.com - October 19 at 11:49 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoScripps National Spelling Bee and Kindle Invite Entries for Spellebrity Video Contest (NYSE:SSP)
finance.yahoo.com - October 17 at 11:27 AM
News IconNews 5 to broadcast and live stream debate for U.S. Senate race in Ohio (NYSE:SSP)
www.newsnet5.com - October 15 at 11:52 AM
4-traders.com logoE W Scripps : WEWS/WCPO to broadcast and live stream debate for U.S. Senate race in Ohio on Oct. 20 (NYSE:SSP)
www.4-traders.com - October 14 at 7:17 PM
News IconWCPO to broadcast and live stream debate for U.S. Senate race in Ohio (NYSE:SSP)
www.wcpo.com - October 14 at 10:45 AM
4-traders.com logoE W Scripps : Newsy continues rapid expansion of OTT footprint by launching content on Hulu (NYSE:SSP)
www.4-traders.com - October 14 at 10:45 AM
publicnow.com logoNewsy continues rapid expansion of OTT footprint by launching content on Hulu (NYSE:SSP)
www.publicnow.com - October 14 at 10:45 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWEWS/WCPO to broadcast and live stream debate for U.S. Senate race in Ohio on Oct. 20 (NYSE:SSP)
finance.yahoo.com - October 13 at 7:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoOWNZONES Media Network Secures Distribution On Gas Station TV For Scripps Series "THE LIST" (NYSE:SSP)
finance.yahoo.com - October 13 at 7:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWTMJ's Charlie Sykes Leaves Daily Radio Show in December Jeff Wagner moves to mid-mornings (NYSE:SSP)
finance.yahoo.com - October 4 at 6:58 PM
bizjournals.com logoScripps responds to political ad reporting lawsuit (NYSE:SSP)
www.bizjournals.com - October 3 at 12:04 PM
seekingalpha.com logoScripps defends propriety of Cincinnati station political ad file (NYSE:SSP)
seekingalpha.com - October 1 at 11:59 AM
fidaily.com logoShares Trading up at $15.81 Scripps responds to political… (NYSE:SSP)
www.fidaily.com - September 30 at 12:40 PM
4-traders.com logoE W Scripps : Scripps responds to political advertising disclosure claims (NYSE:SSP)
www.4-traders.com - September 30 at 12:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo11:48 am Scripps responds to political advertising disclosure claims; notes a complaint filed against the co and its Cincinnati television station WCPO 'mischaracterizes' the way the station handled its political advertising file (NYSE:SSP)
finance.yahoo.com - September 30 at 12:40 PM
publicnow.com logoScripps responds to political advertising disclosure claims (NYSE:SSP)
www.publicnow.com - September 30 at 12:40 PM
publicnow.com logoCracked launches Roku channel as it expands its humor brand into over-the-top video (NYSE:SSP)
www.publicnow.com - September 29 at 11:55 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWells Fargo reduces broadcast political ad revenue expect... (NYSE:SSP)
finance.yahoo.com - September 26 at 7:30 PM
publicnow.com logoScripps National Spelling Bee integrates Kindle technology into development of study materials (NYSE:SSP)
www.publicnow.com - September 26 at 11:12 AM
4-traders.com logoE W Scripps : KNXV in Phoenix wins National Emmy Award for "Arizona's Dental Dangers" investigative reporting series (NYSE:SSP)
www.4-traders.com - September 23 at 11:37 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKNXV in Phoenix wins National Emmy Award for "Arizona's Dental Dangers" investigative reporting series (NYSE:SSP)
finance.yahoo.com - September 22 at 7:05 PM
News IconSinclair Sees Weakness in Presidential Ads (NYSE:SSP)
ih.advfn.com - September 21 at 11:36 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoScripps National Spelling Bee Returns To D.C. For Politicians vs. Press Event Tonight (NYSE:SSP)
finance.yahoo.com - September 21 at 11:36 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoScripps National Spelling Bee Educates And Entertains With First Children's Book, "Feed Me Words" (NYSE:SSP)
finance.yahoo.com - September 20 at 10:49 AM
publicnow.com logoNewsy expands from OTT to cable TV with launch of channel on Cincinnati Bell Fioptics (NYSE:SSP)
www.publicnow.com - September 19 at 11:51 AM
publicnow.com logoAppointment of Sector Specialist Salesman (NYSE:SSP)
www.publicnow.com - September 12 at 11:40 AM
seekingalpha.com logoScripps expands audience for original show 'The List' (NYSE:SSP)
seekingalpha.com - September 9 at 7:04 PM
News Icon9 On Your Side's I-Team adds 3 award-winning journalists (NYSE:SSP)
www.wcpo.com - September 9 at 11:36 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoScripps original program, "The List," expands into syndication with new look, website, app (NYSE:SSP)
finance.yahoo.com - September 9 at 11:36 AM
publicnow.com logoPDMR Dealing (NYSE:SSP)
www.publicnow.com - September 8 at 11:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMidroll Media announces new programming, sponsorship opportunities at Podcast Upfront (NYSE:SSP)
finance.yahoo.com - September 7 at 7:36 PM
wsj.com logoPodcasters Make Their Sales Pitch to Advertisers (NYSE:SSP)
www.wsj.com - September 7 at 7:36 PM
publicnow.com logoMidroll Media elevates two top leaders, naming Erik Diehn CEO and Lex Friedman CRO (NYSE:SSP)
www.publicnow.com - September 1 at 7:27 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to The E.W. Scripps Co. : August 31, 2016 (NYSE:SSP)
www.capitalcube.com - August 31 at 12:27 PM
bizjournals.com logoScripps hires former Channel 12 general manager (NYSE:SSP)
www.bizjournals.com - August 30 at 7:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoScripps hires Les Vann as VP/GM for WFTX FOX4 in Fort Myers, Florida (NYSE:SSP)
finance.yahoo.com - August 29 at 7:25 PM
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rbr.com - August 29 at 11:59 AM
bizjournals.com logoRio Olympics TV viewership slips 31% in Milwaukee (NYSE:SSP)
www.bizjournals.com - August 23 at 7:41 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - August 16 at 7:40 PM
publicnow.com logoSandspring Resources Commences 2016 Exploration Campaign (NYSE:SSP)
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capitalcube.com logoThe E.W. Scripps Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SSP-US : August 16, 2016 (NYSE:SSP)
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www.barrons.com - August 13 at 10:22 AM
thestreet.com logoBroadcasters Tune Out Trump Static, Expect Record Political Ad Spending in 2016 (NYSE:SSP)
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bizjournals.com logoAudience ratings for Rio Olympics on Channel 4 down 30-plus percent (NYSE:SSP)
www.bizjournals.com - August 11 at 8:07 PM
capitalcube.com logoThe E.W. Scripps Co. :SSP-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 9, 2016 (NYSE:SSP)
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E.W. Scripps (NYSE:SSP) Chart for Monday, October, 24, 2016

Last Updated on 10/24/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff