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Last $17.53 USD
Change Today +0.13 / 0.75%
Volume 387.5K
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ew scripps co/the-a (SSP) Snapshot

Open
$17.37
Previous Close
$17.40
Day High
$17.76
Day Low
$17.22
52 Week High
04/6/15 - $25.90
52 Week Low
10/13/14 - $13.50
Market Cap
1.5B
Average Volume 10 Days
614.1K
EPS TTM
$0.42
Shares Outstanding
72.3M
EX-Date
04/1/15
P/E TM
41.7x
Dividend
--
Dividend Yield
5.87%
Current Stock Chart for EW SCRIPPS CO/THE-A (SSP)

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ew scripps co/the-a (SSP) Details

The E. W. Scripps Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a media enterprise with interests in television stations, newspapers, and local and national digital media sites. It produces news and information content that informs and engages local and national communities; and operates digital sites offering local news and information, and user-generated content. The company also provides television programming services; syndication services for news features and comics under the United Media brand name; Newsy, a digital video news service; and WeatherSphere that offers weather-related mobile apps. It owns 21 local television stations, as well as daily newspapers in 13 markets in the United States. The company was formerly known as Scripps Howard, Inc. The E. W. Scripps Company was founded in 1878 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

4,800 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/13/15
Founded in 1878

ew scripps co/the-a (SSP) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President ...
Total Annual Compensation: $680.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $360.0K
Senior Vice President of Broadcast Division
Total Annual Compensation: $460.0K
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Total Annual Compensation: $375.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

ew scripps co/the-a (SSP) Key Developments

The E. W. Scripps Company Announces Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2015; Reaffirms Revenue Guidance for the Third Quarter and Full Year of 2015

The E. W. Scripps Company announced consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported net loss of $31.4 million or $0.37 per basic share on operating revenues of $198.1 million compared to net loss of $3.2 million or $0.06 per basic share on operating revenues of $119.7 million reported in the same period last year. Net loss from continuing operations was $13 million or $0.15 per basic share against $2.8 million or $0.08 per basic share reported last year. Operating loss was $15.6 million against $2.1 million reported last year. Loss from continuing operations before income taxes was $19.5 million against $4.4 million reported last year. Increase in revenue was primarily a result of the acquisition of the television and radio stations in the Journal and Granite transactions (collectively the "acquired stations") as well as increases in retransmission revenue. Excluding acquisition and integration cost for the Journal transaction, the company earned $0.04 per share. Operating revenues increased 3%. This was mainly due to a rise in retransmission revenue. Net debt was just over $300 million or net leverage of about 2x at the end of the second quarter. For the six months, the company reported net loss of $36.5 million or $0.22 per basic share on operating revenues of $321.2 million compared to net loss of $3.8 million or $0.07 per basic share on operating revenues of $225.0 million reported in the same period last year. Net loss from continuing operations was $21.1 million against $7.12 million or $0.13 per basic share reported last year. Operating loss was $25.3 million against $6.4 million reported last year. Loss from continuing operations before income taxes was $32.6 million against $11.1 million reported last year. In the third quarter of 2015, management expects television revenue to be down mid single digits. Political revenue was $21 million in the prior-year period. Radio revenue to be flat to down low single digits. Digital revenue to be up more than 40%, including the impact of acquiring Midroll Consistent with prior guidance for the full year of 2015, management expects, television revenue to be down low single digits. Radio revenue to be flat. Digital revenue to be up more than 30% (adjusted to include the impact of acquiring Midroll).

The E. W. Scripps Company to Report Q2, 2015 Results on Aug 07, 2015

The E. W. Scripps Company announced that they will report Q2, 2015 results at 9:00 AM, Eastern Standard Time on Aug 07, 2015

The E. W. Scripps Company, Q2 2015 Earnings Call, Aug 07, 2015

The E. W. Scripps Company, Q2 2015 Earnings Call, Aug 07, 2015

 

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