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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.02
EMMS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
54% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. EMMS: 0.02 )
EMMS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.38
Current: 0.02

0
0.38
Equity to Asset 0.14
EMMS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
50% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. EMMS: 0.14 )
EMMS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.42   Max: 0.59
Current: 0.14

-0.42
0.59
Interest Coverage 3.14
EMMS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
58% of the 266 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 9.02 vs. EMMS: 3.14 )
EMMS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 3.67
Current: 3.14

0.34
3.67
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: -1.56
M-Score: -1.98
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 10.82
EMMS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 10.01 vs. EMMS: 10.82 )
EMMS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -110.2   Max: 34.57
Current: 10.82

-110.2
34.57
Net-margin (%) 21.20
EMMS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 6.57 vs. EMMS: 21.20 )
EMMS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -97.51   Max: 94.79
Current: 21.2

-97.51
94.79
ROE (%) 121.63
EMMS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 7.44 vs. EMMS: 121.63 )
EMMS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -67.25   Max: 131.66
Current: 121.63

-67.25
131.66
ROA (%) 16.39
EMMS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. EMMS: 16.39 )
EMMS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -40.62   Max: 23.65
Current: 16.39

-40.62
23.65
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 50.19
EMMS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 27.47 vs. EMMS: 50.19 )
EMMS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -379.51   Max: 166.67
Current: 50.19

-379.51
166.67
Revenue Growth (%) -8.00
EMMS's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. EMMS: -8.00 )
EMMS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -19.4   Max: 23.3
Current: -8

-19.4
23.3
EBITDA Growth (%) 1.80
EMMS's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 335 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. EMMS: 1.80 )
EMMS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -28.8   Max: 31.4
Current: 1.8

-28.8
31.4
» EMMS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

EMMS Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 379,700 sh (+8.45%)
Mario Gabelli 90,000 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2013

EMMS Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 527,200 sh (+38.85%)
Mario Gabelli 90,000 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2013

EMMS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Mario Gabelli 90,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 517,100 sh (-1.92%)
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Q1 2014

EMMS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 639,143 sh (+23.6%)
Mario Gabelli 90,000 sh (unchged)
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EMMSP14.453.806.25% Series A Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock

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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 3.00
EMMS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
99% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 31.80 vs. EMMS: 3.00 )
EMMS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 0.94   Max: 161.35
Current: 3

0.94
161.35
P/B 2.80
EMMS's P/B is ranked higher than
69% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. EMMS: 2.80 )
EMMS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 52.83
Current: 2.8

0.06
52.83
P/S 0.60
EMMS's P/S is ranked higher than
90% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. EMMS: 0.60 )
EMMS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 4.95
Current: 0.6

0.03
4.95
PFCF 6.20
EMMS's PFCF is ranked higher than
96% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 48.11 vs. EMMS: 6.20 )
EMMS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 104.5
Current: 6.2

0.2
104.5
EV-to-EBIT 13.17
EMMS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
85% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 23.04 vs. EMMS: 13.17 )
EMMS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 11.3   Max: 192.6
Current: 13.17

11.3
192.6
Current Ratio 1.26
EMMS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. EMMS: 1.26 )
EMMS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 4.95
Current: 1.26

0.68
4.95
Quick Ratio 1.26
EMMS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. EMMS: 1.26 )
EMMS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 4.95
Current: 1.26

0.68
4.95

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.90
EMMS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
92% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. EMMS: 0.90 )
EMMS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 6.32
Current: 0.9

0.01
6.32
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
EMMS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. EMMS: 1.20 )
EMMS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 12.87
Current: 1.2

0.07
12.87
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.60
EMMS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
79% of the 396 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. EMMS: 7.60 )
EMMS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 8.9
Current: 7.6

0.5
8.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 7.59
EMMS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
77% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 6.21 vs. EMMS: 7.59 )
EMMS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -19.8   Max: 361.5
Current: 7.59

-19.8
361.5

Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Broadcasting - Radio
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Traded in other countries:EC2.Germany
Emmis Communications Corporation is a media company, mainly focused on radio broadcasting. The Company operates the 8th largest publicly traded radio portfolio in the United States based on total listeners. The Company owns and operates owns 18 FM and two AM radio stations in New York, Los Angeles, St. Louis, Austin, Indianapolis and Terre Haute, IN. One of its FM radio stations in Los Angeles and one of its FM radio stations in New York are operated pursuant to Local Marketing Agreements (LMA's) whereby third parties provide the programming for the stations and sell all advertising within that programming. In addition to its domestic radio properties, it operates an international radio business and publishes several city and regional magazines. Internationally, it owns and operates national radio networks in Slovakia and Bulgaria. Its publishing operations consist of Texas Monthly, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Indianapolis Monthly, Cincinnati, Orange Coast, and Country Sampler and related magazines. It is also engaged in various businesses ancillary to its broadcasting business, such as website design and development, digital sales consulting and operating a news information radio network in Indiana. Radio broadcasting stations compete with the other broadcasting stations in their respective market areas, as well as with other advertising media such as newspapers, cable, magazines, outdoor advertising, transit advertising, the Internet and direct marketing. Radio broadcasting in the United States is subject to the jurisdiction of the FCC under the Communications Act of 1934 (the 'Communications Act'), as amended in part by the Telecommunications Act of 1996 (the '1996 Act').
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