NYSE:SSP - E. W. Scripps Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$15.72 -0.51 (-3.14 %)
(As of 05/23/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$16.23
Today's Range$15.67 - $16.13
52-Week Range$12.16 - $23.41
Volume411,600 shs
Average Volume454,399 shs
Market Capitalization$1.27 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.23%
BetaN/A
The E.W. Scripps Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a media enterprise through a portfolio of local and national media brands. Its Local Media segment operates broadcast television stations, which produce news, information, and entertainment content, as well as its related digital operations. This segment also runs network programming, syndicated programming, and original programming. The company's National Media segment offers content services through apps on Internet-connected devices, such as computers, gaming consoles, set-top boxes, smartphones, smart TVs, and tablets. It operates Katz, which broadcasts content through over-the-air on local broadcasters' digital sub-channels, and cable and satellite; and Midroll that creates original podcast, a digital audio recording of themed series, as well as Stitcher, a mobile application where consumers can stream the latest news, sports, talk, and entertainment on demand. This segment also operates Newsy, a national news network, which provides politics, entertainment, science, and technology news. The company also operates Cracked, a multi-platform humor and satire brand, which informs and entertains audiences with a Website, social media, and podcast; and Scripps National Spelling Bee, an investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C. The company was formerly known as Scripps Howard, Inc. The E.W. Scripps Company was founded in 1878 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Television broadcasting stations
Sub-IndustryPublishing
SectorConsumer Discretionary
CUSIP81105440
Phone513-977-3000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A

Profitability

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Market Cap$1.27 billion
Next Earnings Date8/2/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

E. W. Scripps (NYSE:SSP) Frequently Asked Questions

What is E. W. Scripps' stock symbol?

E. W. Scripps trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SSP."

How often does E. W. Scripps pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for E. W. Scripps?

E. W. Scripps declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 8th. Investors of record on Friday, June 14th will be given a dividend of $0.05 per share on Tuesday, June 25th. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.27%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 13th. View E. W. Scripps' Dividend History.

How were E. W. Scripps' earnings last quarter?

E. W. Scripps (NYSE:SSP) issued its earnings results on Friday, May, 10th. The company reported ($0.08) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.05) by $0.03. The firm earned $292.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $288.81 million. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 14.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted ($0.07) earnings per share. View E. W. Scripps' Earnings History.

When is E. W. Scripps' next earnings date?

E. W. Scripps is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, August 2nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for E. W. Scripps.

What price target have analysts set for SSP?

5 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for E. W. Scripps' stock. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $26.00. On average, they expect E. W. Scripps' share price to reach $22.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 39.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for E. W. Scripps.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for E. W. Scripps?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for E. W. Scripps in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for E. W. Scripps.

Has E. W. Scripps been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about SSP stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. E. W. Scripps earned a daily sentiment score of -1.7 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 impact on the company's share price in the near term.

Are investors shorting E. W. Scripps?

E. W. Scripps saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totalling 2,566,725 shares, an increase of 27.6% from the April 15th total of 2,012,075 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 323,829 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 7.9 days. Currently, 4.7% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View E. W. Scripps' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of E. W. Scripps' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of E. W. Scripps own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other E. W. Scripps investors own include Mattel (MAT), Ultra Clean (UCTT), General Electric (GE), Twitter (TWTR), US Foods (USFD), American National BankShares (AMNB), Enterprise Bancorp (EBTC), General Motors (GM), New York Times (NYT) and CLEAR CHANNEL O/SH (CCO).

Who are E. W. Scripps' key executives?

E. W. Scripps' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Adam P. Symson, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 43)
  • Ms. Lisa Ann Knutson, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 52)
  • Mr. William Appleton, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 69)
  • Mr. Brian G. Lawlor, Pres of Local Media (Age 51)
  • Mr. Douglas F. Lyons, Sr. VP, Controller & Treasurer (Age 61)

Who are E. W. Scripps' major shareholders?

E. W. Scripps' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Cove Street Capital LLC (1.16%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.77%), Litespeed Management L.L.C. (0.54%), New York State Common Retirement Fund (0.45%), Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.35%) and Kennedy Capital Management Inc. (0.34%). Company insiders that own E. W. Scripps stock include Anthony S Granado, Brian G Lawlor, Charles E Scripps, Charles L Barmonde, Corina S Granado, Eaton M Scripps, Laura Tomlin, Lisa A Knutson and Mary Peirce. View Institutional Ownership Trends for E. W. Scripps.

Which institutional investors are selling E. W. Scripps stock?

SSP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cove Street Capital LLC, Kennedy Capital Management Inc., Litespeed Management L.L.C., New York State Common Retirement Fund, US Bancorp DE, Lenox Wealth Management Inc., California Public Employees Retirement System and Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC. Company insiders that have sold E. W. Scripps company stock in the last year include Brian G Lawlor, Laura Tomlin and Lisa A Knutson. View Insider Buying and Selling for E. W. Scripps.

Which institutional investors are buying E. W. Scripps stock?

SSP stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nordea Investment Management AB, Geode Capital Management LLC, Marshall Wace LLP, Advisors Preferred LLC, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA and Mason Street Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought E. W. Scripps stock in the last two years include Anthony S Granado, Charles E Scripps, Charles L Barmonde, Corina S Granado, Eaton M Scripps and Mary Peirce. View Insider Buying and Selling for E. W. Scripps.

How do I buy shares of E. W. Scripps?

Shares of SSP 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 E. W. Scripps' stock price today?

One share of SSP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.72.

How big of a company is E. W. Scripps?

E. W. Scripps has a market capitalization of $1.27 billion.

What is E. W. Scripps' official website?

The official website for E. W. Scripps is http://www.scripps.com/.

How can I contact E. W. Scripps?

E. W. Scripps' mailing address is 312 WALNUT STREET, CINCINNATI OH, 45202. The company can be reached via phone at 513-977-3000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for E. W. Scripps (NYSE SSP)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  212 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  229 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  441
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about E. W. Scripps and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SSP will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SSP will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 5/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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