Saga Communications Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSEAMERICAN:SGA)

$43.95 0.30 (0.69 %)
(As of 11/17/2017 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$43.65
Today's Range$42.75 - $44.15
52-Week Range$37.75 - $52.05
Volume7,137 shs
Average Volume6,098 shs
Market Capitalization$241.01 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.97%

About Saga Communications (NYSEAMERICAN:SGA)

Saga Communications logoSaga Communications, Inc. is a broadcast company engaged in acquiring, developing and operating broadcast properties. The Company's segments are Radio, Television, and Corporate and Other. As of February 28, 2017, it owned and/or operated four television stations and five low-power television (LPTV) stations serving two markets, and 68 frequency modulation (FM) and 32 amplitude modulation (AM) radio stations serving 24 markets, including Bellingham, Washington; Columbus, Ohio; Norfolk, Virginia; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Manchester, New Hampshire; Des Moines, Iowa, and Joplin, Missouri. As of December 31, 2016, the Radio segment included 24 markets, which includes all 99 of its radio stations. The Television segment included two markets and consists of four television stations and five (LPTV) stations, as of December 31, 2016. The radio stations that the Company owns employ a range of programming formats, including Classic Hits, Adult Contemporary, Classic Rock, News/Talk and Country.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Industry: Radio Broadcasting
  • Sub-Industry: Broadcasting
  • Sector: Radio Broadcasting
  • Previous Symbol: NYSEMKT:SGA
  • CUSIP: 78659830
  • Web:
  • Annual Dividend: $1.20
  • Dividend Yield: 3.0%
  • Trailing EPS: $1.99
  • Net Margins: 11.15%
  • Return on Equity: 9.60%
  • Return on Assets: 6.04%
  • Outstanding Shares: 5,910,000
Frequently Asked Questions for Saga Communications (NYSEAMERICAN:SGA)

What is Saga Communications' stock symbol?

Saga Communications trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)AMERICAN under the ticker symbol "SGA."

How often does Saga Communications pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Saga Communications?

Saga Communications declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, September 13th. Investors of record on Monday, September 25th will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share on Friday, October 13th. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.73%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 22nd. View Saga Communications' Dividend History.

How will Saga Communications' stock buyback program work?

Saga Communications declared that its board has authorized a stock repurchase plan on Wednesday, November 15th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $30,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy up to 10.9% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Saga Communications' earnings last quarter?

Saga Communications, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:SGA) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 5th. The company reported $0.52 EPS for the quarter. The business had revenue of $32.75 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $29.06 million. Saga Communications had a return on equity of 9.60% and a net margin of 11.15%. View Saga Communications' Earnings History.

Who are some of Saga Communications' key competitors?

Who are Saga Communications' key executives?

Saga Communications' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Edward K. Christian, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer (Age 70)
  • Samuel D. Bush, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer (Age 57)
  • Warren S. Lada, Chief Operating Officer (Age 61)
  • Catherine A. Bobinski CPA, Senior Vice President - Finance, Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller (Age 55)
  • Marcia K. Lobaito, Senior Vice President, Corporate Secretary, Director - Business Affairs (Age 66)
  • Gary G. Stevens, Lead Independent Director (Age 75)
  • Clarke R. Brown Jr., Independent Director (Age 74)
  • Timothy J. Clarke, Independent Director (Age 70)
  • Roy F. Coppedge III, Independent Director (Age 67)
  • David B. Stephens, Independent Director (Age 69)

Who owns Saga Communications stock?

Saga Communications' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Royce & Associates LP (12.31%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.35%), Uniplan Investment Counsel Inc. (2.25%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.10%) and Nationwide Fund Advisors (0.04%). Company insiders that own Saga Communications stock include Catherine A Bobinski, David B Stephens, Marcia Lobaito, Samuel D Bush, Timothy J Clarke, Towerview Llc and Warren S Lada. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Saga Communications.

Who sold Saga Communications stock? Who is selling Saga Communications stock?

Saga Communications' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Uniplan Investment Counsel Inc., Royce & Associates LP, Nationwide Fund Advisors and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold Saga Communications company stock in the last year include Catherine A Bobinski, David B Stephens, Marcia Lobaito, Samuel D Bush, Timothy J Clarke, Towerview Llc and Warren S Lada. View Insider Buying and Selling for Saga Communications.

Who bought Saga Communications stock? Who is buying Saga Communications stock?

Saga Communications' stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN. View Insider Buying and Selling for Saga Communications.

How do I buy Saga Communications stock?

Shares of Saga Communications 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 Saga Communications' stock price today?

One share of Saga Communications stock can currently be purchased for approximately $43.95.

How big of a company is Saga Communications?

Saga Communications has a market capitalization of $241.01 million.

How can I contact Saga Communications?

Saga Communications' mailing address is 73 KERCHEVAL AVE, GROSSE POINTE FARMS, MI 48236-3667, United States. The company can be reached via phone at +1-313-8867070.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Saga Communications (NYSEAMERICAN SGA)
Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  60 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  65 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  125
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Saga Communications 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 Ratings for Saga Communications (NYSEAMERICAN:SGA) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Ratings, 0 Hold Ratings, 0 Buy Ratings, 0 Strong Buy RatingsNo ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Analysts' Consensus Price Target: N/A
Consensus Price Target History for Saga Communications (NYSEAMERICAN:SGA)
Price Target History for Saga Communications (NYSEAMERICAN:SGA)
Analysts' Ratings History for Saga Communications (NYSEAMERICAN:SGA)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
6/22/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingUnderweightView Rating Details
6/22/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 11/17/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Saga Communications (NYSEAMERICAN:SGA)
Earnings by Quarter for Saga Communications (NYSEAMERICAN:SGA)
Earnings History by Quarter for Saga Communications (NYSEAMERICAN SGA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/3/2017Q2 2017$0.57$30.26 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/4/2017Q1 2017$0.32$31.41 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q116$0.52$29.06 million$32.75 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/8/2016Q415$0.63$36.40 million$35.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q315$0.47$0.53$33.76 million$33.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2015Q215$0.71$0.77$33.94 million$34.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2015$0.32$0.36$29.15 million$29.06 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/10/2015Q414$0.93$0.76$36.28 million$36.37 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2014Q3$0.75$0.56$33.83 million$34.37 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/11/2014Q2 14$0.75$0.82$33.83 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2014Q114$0.47$0.42$29.44 million$29.42 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/11/2014$0.71$0.56ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2013$0.76$0.75ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2013Q2 2013$0.80$0.84$33.25 million$33.83 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2013Q1 2013$0.48$0.47ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Saga Communications (NYSEAMERICAN:SGA)

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Current Dividend Information for Saga Communications (NYSEAMERICAN:SGA)
Most Recent Dividend:10/13/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.20
Dividend Yield:2.73%
Payout Ratio:60.30% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Saga Communications (NYSEAMERICAN:SGA)

Dividend History by Quarter for Saga Communications (NYSEAMERICAN SGA)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Saga Communications (NYSEAMERICAN SGA)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Saga Communications (NYSEAMERICAN:SGA)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Saga Communications (NYSEAMERICAN:SGA)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Saga Communications (NYSEAMERICAN SGA)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/12/2017Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell65$52.00$3,380.00View SEC Filing  
6/6/2017Catherine A BobinskiVPSell597$49.15$29,342.55View SEC Filing  
6/2/2017Marcia LobaitoVPSell394$49.50$19,503.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2017Warren S LadaCOOSell2,055$49.30$101,311.50View SEC Filing  
6/1/2017Samuel D BushCFOSell1,574$49.00$77,126.00View SEC Filing  
5/18/2017David B StephensDirectorSell3,932$48.89$192,235.48View SEC Filing  
5/17/2017Samuel D BushCFOSell400$50.50$20,200.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2017Timothy J ClarkeDirectorSell100$49.80$4,980.00View SEC Filing  
5/5/2017Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell1,053$51.31$54,029.43View SEC Filing  
5/3/2017Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell3,890$51.87$201,774.30View SEC Filing  
5/1/2017Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell9,534$51.46$490,619.64View SEC Filing  
4/27/2017Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell5,167$51.78$267,547.26View SEC Filing  
4/25/2017Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell4,039$51.64$208,573.96View SEC Filing  
4/21/2017Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell2,957$51.54$152,403.78View SEC Filing  
4/19/2017Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell1,200$51.50$61,800.00View SEC Filing  
4/17/2017Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell4,726$51.44$243,105.44View SEC Filing  
4/12/2017Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell2,438$51.35$125,191.30View SEC Filing  
4/6/2017Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell12$51.40$616.80View SEC Filing  
3/30/2017Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell3,066$51.33$157,377.78View SEC Filing  
3/29/2017Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell3,703$51.19$189,556.57View SEC Filing  
3/15/2017Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell310$51.11$15,844.10View SEC Filing  
3/3/2017Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell107$51.11$5,468.77View SEC Filing  
3/2/2017Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell46$51.19$2,354.74View SEC Filing  
1/27/2017Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell2,464$50.54$124,530.56View SEC Filing  
1/26/2017Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell620$51.21$31,750.20View SEC Filing  
1/19/2017Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell10$51.10$511.00View SEC Filing  
1/13/2017Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell100$51.10$5,110.00View SEC Filing  
1/11/2017Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell2,385$51.17$122,040.45View SEC Filing  
1/10/2017Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell128$51.15$6,547.20View SEC Filing  
1/9/2017Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell103$51.17$5,270.51View SEC Filing  
1/5/2017Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell757$51.10$38,682.70View SEC Filing  
1/3/2017Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell2,762$50.79$140,281.98View SEC Filing  
12/29/2016Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell1,172$51.12$59,912.64View SEC Filing  
12/27/2016Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell4,638$51.13$237,140.94View SEC Filing  
12/22/2016Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell22,415$51.08$1,144,958.20View SEC Filing  
12/20/2016Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell20,108$50.83$1,022,089.64View SEC Filing  
12/16/2016Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell5,351$50.29$269,101.79View SEC Filing  
12/15/2016Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell5,661$49.73$281,521.53View SEC Filing  
12/13/2016Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell1,586$49.36$78,284.96View SEC Filing  
12/9/2016Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell249$49.30$12,275.70View SEC Filing  
12/8/2016Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell2,153$49.16$105,841.48View SEC Filing  
12/6/2016Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell3,587$48.87$175,296.69View SEC Filing  
11/29/2016Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell903$48.94$44,192.82View SEC Filing  
11/25/2016Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell503$48.90$24,596.70View SEC Filing  
11/22/2016Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell5,000$48.60$243,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2016Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell4,491$48.12$216,106.92View SEC Filing  
11/14/2016Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell2,094$47.80$100,093.20View SEC Filing  
11/11/2016Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell7,656$47.32$362,281.92View SEC Filing  
10/20/2016Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell86$47.00$4,042.00View SEC Filing  
10/19/2016Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell5,034$46.72$235,188.48View SEC Filing  
10/11/2016Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell139$46.50$6,463.50View SEC Filing  
10/10/2016Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell2,587$46.32$119,829.84View SEC Filing  
10/4/2016Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell413$46.20$19,080.60View SEC Filing  
6/17/2016Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell999$46.05$46,003.95View SEC Filing  
5/6/2016Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell501$46.00$23,046.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2015Towerview Llcmajor shareholderBuy2,124$33.94$72,088.56View SEC Filing  
9/4/2015Towerview Llcmajor shareholderBuy2,113$34.16$72,180.08View SEC Filing  
9/1/2015Towerview Llcmajor shareholderBuy5,546$34.60$191,891.60View SEC Filing  
8/28/2015Towerview Llcmajor shareholderBuy2,720$35.01$95,227.20View SEC Filing  
8/27/2015Towerview Llcmajor shareholderBuy1,918$35.25$67,609.50View SEC Filing  
8/25/2015Towerview Llcmajor shareholderBuy2,082$35.43$73,765.26View SEC Filing  
8/24/2015Towerview Llcmajor shareholderBuy9,964$36.05$359,202.20View SEC Filing  
8/21/2015Towerview Llcmajor shareholderBuy4,405$36.72$161,751.60View SEC Filing  
8/19/2015Towerview Llcmajor shareholderBuy1,799$37.06$66,670.94View SEC Filing  
7/27/2015Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderBuy7,879$37.23$293,335.17View SEC Filing  
7/24/2015Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderBuy3,753$37.37$140,249.61View SEC Filing  
7/23/2015Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderBuy1,002$37.44$37,514.88View SEC Filing  
7/22/2015Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderBuy3,374$37.48$126,457.52View SEC Filing  
7/21/2015Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderBuy1,898$37.51$71,193.98View SEC Filing  
6/29/2015Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderBuy1,072$37.51$40,210.72View SEC Filing  
6/26/2015Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderBuy6,332$37.55$237,766.60View SEC Filing  
6/15/2015Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderBuy2,148$38.00$81,624.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2014Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell5,899$54.53$321,672.47View SEC Filing  
12/9/2013Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell1,943$53.27$103,503.61View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell1,000$51.90$51,900.00View SEC Filing  
7/25/2013Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell2,040$51.67$105,406.80View SEC Filing  
7/23/2013Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell1,212$51.52$62,442.24View SEC Filing  
7/22/2013Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell5,006$51.20$256,307.20View SEC Filing  
7/19/2013Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell1,670$50.86$84,936.20View SEC Filing  
7/18/2013Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell1,330$50.72$67,457.60View SEC Filing  
7/15/2013Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell5,339$50.33$268,711.87View SEC Filing  
7/12/2013Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell3,943$49.36$194,626.48View SEC Filing  
7/11/2013Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderSell2,130$49.57$105,584.10View SEC Filing  
8/10/2012Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderBuy3,816$34.79$132,758.64View SEC Filing  
8/8/2012Towerview LlcMajor ShareholderBuy87,839$35.17$3,089,297.63View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Saga Communications (NYSEAMERICAN:SGA)
Latest Headlines for Saga Communications (NYSEAMERICAN SGA)
Saga Communications (SGA) to Repurchase $30.00 million in   SharesSaga Communications (SGA) to Repurchase $30.00 million in Shares - November 15 at 1:02 PM
Saga Communications (SGA) to Buyback $30.00 million in   Stock Saga Communications (SGA) to Buyback $30.00 million in Stock - November 15 at 1:00 PM

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