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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 0.03
GTN's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
52% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. GTN: 0.03 )
GTN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.08
Current: 0.03

0
0.08
Equity to Asset 0.12
GTN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
50% of the 671 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. GTN: 0.12 )
GTN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 0.32
Current: 0.12

0.08
0.32
Interest Coverage 2.23
GTN's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
51% of the 391 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 24.39 vs. GTN: 2.23 )
GTN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 2.58
Current: 2.23

0.5
2.58
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 0.68
M-Score: -2.32
WACC vs ROIC
15.45%
7.59%
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 30.26
GTN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 684 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 8.43 vs. GTN: 30.26 )
GTN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -79.13   Max: 37.9
Current: 30.26

-79.13
37.9
Net-margin (%) 9.46
GTN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 684 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.14 vs. GTN: 9.46 )
GTN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -61.75   Max: 32.35
Current: 9.46

-61.75
32.35
ROE (%) 25.52
GTN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 648 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 5.93 vs. GTN: 25.52 )
GTN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -88.81   Max: 38.08
Current: 25.52

-88.81
38.08
ROA (%) 2.93
GTN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 687 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. GTN: 2.93 )
GTN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -13.91   Max: 10.24
Current: 2.93

-13.91
10.24
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 64.57
GTN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 682 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 18.45 vs. GTN: 64.57 )
GTN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -148.98   Max: 94.41
Current: 64.57

-148.98
94.41
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 17.40
GTN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 543 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. GTN: 17.40 )
GTN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -24.2   Max: 17.4
Current: 17.4

-24.2
17.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 19.30
GTN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. GTN: 19.30 )
GTN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -28.6   Max: 70.3
Current: 19.3

-28.6
70.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 201.20
GTN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 396 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. GTN: 201.20 )
GTN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 25.1   Max: 500
Current: 201.2

25.1
500
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

GTN Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Steven Cohen 128,600 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 959,500 sh (-4.10%)
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Q3 2014

GTN Guru Trades in Q3 2014

John Burbank 14,215 sh (New)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 917,000 sh (-4.43%)
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Q4 2014

GTN Guru Trades in Q4 2014

John Burbank Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 891,500 sh (-2.78%)
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Q1 2015

GTN Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Mario Gabelli 889,000 sh (-0.28%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 13.90
GTN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
91% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 67.80 vs. GTN: 13.90 )
GTN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.93   Max: 5700
Current: 13.9

2.93
5700
Forward P/E 9.75
GTN's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
96% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GTN: 9.75 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 14.00
GTN's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
92% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 68.00 vs. GTN: 14.00 )
GTN' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 2.95   Max: 99999999.99
Current: 14

2.95
99999999.99
P/B 3.11
GTN's P/B is ranked higher than
65% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. GTN: 3.11 )
GTN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 4.19
Current: 3.11

0.13
4.19
P/S 1.57
GTN's P/S is ranked higher than
74% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. GTN: 1.57 )
GTN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 2.42
Current: 1.57

0.08
2.42
PFCF 6.57
GTN's PFCF is ranked higher than
96% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 122.00 vs. GTN: 6.57 )
GTN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 113.13
Current: 6.57

0.47
113.13
POCF 5.02
GTN's POCF is ranked higher than
93% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 18.75 vs. GTN: 5.02 )
GTN' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 15.34
Current: 5.02

0.38
15.34
EV-to-EBIT 12.24
GTN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
89% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 28.79 vs. GTN: 12.24 )
GTN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -3.5   Max: 25.1
Current: 12.24

-3.5
25.1
PEG 1.73
GTN's PEG is ranked higher than
94% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GTN: 1.73 )
GTN' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 15.08   Max: 24.11
Current: 1.73

15.08
24.11
Shiller P/E 81.86
GTN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GTN: 81.86 )
GTN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.93   Max: 86.14
Current: 81.86

6.93
86.14
Current Ratio 2.10
GTN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 679 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. GTN: 2.10 )
GTN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.98   Max: 2.24
Current: 2.1

0.98
2.24
Quick Ratio 2.10
GTN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. GTN: 2.10 )
GTN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.94   Max: 2.24
Current: 2.1

0.94
2.24
Days Sales Outstanding 76.64
GTN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
76% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 89.17 vs. GTN: 76.64 )
GTN' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 56.33   Max: 100.64
Current: 76.64

56.33
100.64

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.02
GTN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
89% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 12.40 vs. GTN: 1.02 )
GTN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 45.58
Current: 1.02

0.06
45.58
Price/Median PS Value 1.37
GTN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. GTN: 1.37 )
GTN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 2.92
Current: 1.37

0.09
2.92
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.20
GTN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
87% of the 672 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. GTN: 8.20 )
GTN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4   Max: 16.6
Current: 8.2

4
16.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 7.71
GTN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
71% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 10.32 vs. GTN: 7.71 )
GTN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -18.6   Max: 128.1
Current: 7.71

-18.6
128.1

Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Broadcasting - TV
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Gray Television Inc is a Georgia corporation, incorporated in 1897, initially to publish the Albany Herald in Albany, Georgia. It is a television broadcast company that owns and operates television stations and digital properties in markets throughout the United States. It owns and operates television stations in 44 television markets broadcasting a total of 140 programming streams, including 26 affiliates of the CBS Network, 24 affiliates of the NBC Network, 16 affiliates of the ABC Network and ten affiliates of the FOX Network. It also broadcasts ten local news/weather channels in certain of its existing markets. The Company operates in DMAs ranked between 61 and 209 and seeks to focus its operations on university towns and state capitals. Its markets include 24 university towns, representing enrollment of approximately 547,000 students, and 12 state capitals. Television stations compete for audiences, certain programming (including news) and advertisers. Cable network programming is a competitor of broadcast television programming. Stations compete for audience based on broadcast program popularity, which has a direct effect on advertising rates. Other sources of competition for audiences, programming and advertisers include internet websites, mobile applications and wireless carriers, direct-to-consumer video distribution systems, and home entertainment systems. Its stations compete with other television stations for advertising revenues in their respective markets. Its stations also compete for advertising revenue with other media, such as newspapers, radio stations, magazines, outdoor advertising, transit advertising, yellow page directories, direct mail, internet websites, and local cable and other MVPD systems. The Company's broadcast operations are subject to the jurisdiction of the FCC.
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