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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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.02
EMMSP's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
95% of the 427 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. EMMSP: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
EMMSP' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.02 Max: 0.38
Current: 0.02
0
0.38
Equity to Asset -0.15
EMMSP's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
95% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. EMMSP: -0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
EMMSP' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.42  Med: 0.18 Max: 0.59
Current: -0.15
-0.42
0.59
Interest Coverage 1.08
EMMSP's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
93% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 20.91 vs. EMMSP: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
EMMSP' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 0.87 Max: 3.14
Current: 1.08
0.47
3.14
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: -1.74
M-Score: -2.82
WACC vs ROIC
5.94%
6.95%
WACC
ROIC
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 (%) 9.02
EMMSP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 8.01 vs. EMMSP: 9.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
EMMSP' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -110.2  Med: 6.28 Max: 16.62
Current: 9.02
-110.2
16.62
Net-margin (%) 1.43
EMMSP's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 4.48 vs. EMMSP: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
EMMSP' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -97.51  Med: 0.26 Max: 31.59
Current: 1.43
-97.51
31.59
ROA (%) 1.00
EMMSP's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 428 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. EMMSP: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
EMMSP' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.27  Med: 0.27 Max: 16.5
Current: 1
-33.27
16.5
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 41.26
EMMSP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 421 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 18.17 vs. EMMSP: 41.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
EMMSP' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -363.82  Med: 26.98 Max: 50.62
Current: 41.26
-363.82
50.62
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 0.60
EMMSP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. EMMSP: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EMMSP' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.5  Med: -1.3 Max: 23.2
Current: 0.6
-19.5
23.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 10.90
EMMSP's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. EMMSP: 10.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EMMSP' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.8  Med: 0.55 Max: 31.2
Current: 10.9
-28.8
31.2
» EMMSP's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-10-08)


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Preferred stocks of Emmis Communications Corp

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
EMMSP1.719.516.25% Series A Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock

Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Broadcasting - Radio
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Traded in other countries:EC21.Germany, EMMS.USA,
Emmis Communications Corp is a diversified media company, engaged in radio broadcasting. It owns 19 FM and 4 AM radio stations in New York, Los Angeles, St. Louis, Austin, Indianapolis and Terre Haute, IN.

Emmis Communications Corp was founded in 1979. It is a diversified media company, engaged in radio broadcasting. It owns 19 FM and 4 AM radio stations in New York, Los Angeles, St. Louis, Austin, Indianapolis and Terre Haute, IN. One of the FM radio stations that the Company currently owns in New York is operated pursuant to a Local Marketing Agreement ("LMA") whereby a third party provides the programming for the station and sells all advertising within that programming. It also developed and licenses TagStation, a cloud-based software platform that allows a broadcaster to manage album art, meta data and enhanced advertising on its various broadcasts, and developed NextRadio, a smartphone application that marries over-the-air FM radio broadcasts with visual and interactive features on smartphones. In addition to its radio properties, the Company publishes several city and regional magazines. Its publishing operations consist of Texas Monthly, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Indianapolis Monthly, Cincinnati, and Orange Coast. The Company's operations are aligned into three business segments: Radio, Publishing and Corporate & Emerging Technologies. Emerging Technologies includes TagStation, NextRadio and Digonex businesses. The Company's segments operate exclusively in the United States. The Company competes 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, satellite radio, direct marketing and mobile and wireless device marketing.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 20.15
EMMSP's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
52% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 21.40 vs. EMMSP: 20.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
EMMSP' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.96  Med: 2.97 Max: 33.88
Current: 20.15
0.96
33.88
PE(NRI) 20.15
EMMSP's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
52% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 21.40 vs. EMMSP: 20.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
EMMSP' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 3.19 Max: 1316
Current: 20.15
1
1316
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 7.12
EMMSP's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
86% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 17.63 vs. EMMSP: 7.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
EMMSP' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 3.75 Max: 38.29
Current: 7.12
1.02
38.29
P/S 0.21
EMMSP's P/S is ranked higher than
95% of the 398 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. EMMSP: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
EMMSP' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.32 Max: 2.59
Current: 0.21
0.03
2.59
PFCF 2.12
EMMSP's PFCF is ranked higher than
97% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 15.72 vs. EMMSP: 2.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
EMMSP' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 4.48 Max: 97.21
Current: 2.12
0.21
97.21
POCF 1.84
EMMSP's POCF is ranked higher than
93% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 11.00 vs. EMMSP: 1.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
EMMSP' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 4.43 Max: 304.62
Current: 1.84
0.17
304.62
EV-to-EBIT 15.73
EMMSP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
52% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 16.16 vs. EMMSP: 15.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EMMSP' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -151.7  Med: 15.5 Max: 192.8
Current: 15.73
-151.7
192.8
EV-to-EBITDA 12.47
EMMSP's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
58% of the 325 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 10.54 vs. EMMSP: 12.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EMMSP' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.9  Med: 12.7 Max: 91.3
Current: 12.47
-10.9
91.3
Current Ratio 1.15
EMMSP's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. EMMSP: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
EMMSP' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.36 Max: 4.95
Current: 1.15
0.68
4.95
Quick Ratio 1.15
EMMSP's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. EMMSP: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
EMMSP' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.36 Max: 4.95
Current: 1.15
0.68
4.95
Days Sales Outstanding 58.92
EMMSP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
60% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 74.16 vs. EMMSP: 58.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
EMMSP' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 50.76  Med: 55.3 Max: 67.29
Current: 58.92
50.76
67.29

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 9.51
EMMSP's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. EMMSP: 9.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
EMMSP' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 16.26
Current: 9.51
0
16.26
Yield on cost (5-Year) 9.51
EMMSP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 410 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 vs. EMMSP: 9.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
EMMSP' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 16.26
Current: 9.51
0
16.26
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -3.00
EMMSP's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: -3.50 vs. EMMSP: -3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
EMMSP' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.9  Med: -5.4 Max: 14.3
Current: -3
-28.9
14.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.40
EMMSP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. EMMSP: 6.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
EMMSP' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 5.3 Max: 10.3
Current: 6.4
0.5
10.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 82.91
EMMSP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 8.84 vs. EMMSP: 82.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
EMMSP' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.5  Med: 9.9 Max: 123.1
Current: 82.91
-8.5
123.1

More Statistics

Short Percentage of Float0.07%
52-Week Range $1.00 - 12.55
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Emmis Communications Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Jan 11 2011 
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