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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 : 4/10

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Cash to Debt 0.10
GTN.A's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
83% of the 427 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. GTN.A: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
GTN.A' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.02 Max: 0.18
Current: 0.1
0
0.18
Equity to Asset 0.17
GTN.A's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
88% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. GTN.A: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
GTN.A' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.23 Max: 0.32
Current: 0.17
0.07
0.32
Interest Coverage 1.97
GTN.A's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
88% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 20.91 vs. GTN.A: 1.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GTN.A' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.53 Max: 2.58
Current: 1.97
0.62
2.58
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 0.74
M-Score: -2.27
WACC vs ROIC
10.98%
5.72%
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 : 6/10

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Operating margin (%) 23.60
GTN.A's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 8.01 vs. GTN.A: 23.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
GTN.A' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -79.13  Med: 24.38 Max: 37.9
Current: 23.6
-79.13
37.9
Net-margin (%) 6.98
GTN.A's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.48 vs. GTN.A: 6.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
GTN.A' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -61.75  Med: 4.41 Max: 9.46
Current: 6.98
-61.75
9.46
ROE (%) 11.21
GTN.A's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.53 vs. GTN.A: 11.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
GTN.A' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -91.71  Med: 4.97 Max: 24.63
Current: 11.21
-91.71
24.63
ROA (%) 2.10
GTN.A's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 428 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. GTN.A: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
GTN.A' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.91  Med: 1.08 Max: 3
Current: 2.1
-13.91
3
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 45.04
GTN.A's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 421 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 18.17 vs. GTN.A: 45.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
GTN.A' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -149.01  Med: 45.66 Max: 67.81
Current: 45.04
-149.01
67.81
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 7.00
GTN.A's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. GTN.A: 7.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GTN.A' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.2  Med: -0.3 Max: 17.4
Current: 7
-24.2
17.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 6.20
GTN.A's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. GTN.A: 6.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GTN.A' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.6  Med: -4.5 Max: 19.4
Current: 6.2
-28.6
19.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 10.70
GTN.A's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. GTN.A: 10.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GTN.A' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.7  Med: 27.3 Max: 500
Current: 10.7
10.7
500
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-11-03)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
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Guru Trades

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GTN.A Guru Trades in Q3 2015

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Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Broadcasting - TV
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Gray Television Inc is a broadcast company that owns and operates television stations in 44 television markets broadcasting 139 program streams including 76 affiliates of the Big Four networks. It also owns and operates digital assets in markets.

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.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 15.35
GTN.A's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
64% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 21.40 vs. GTN.A: 15.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
GTN.A' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.95  Med: 15.64 Max: 99999999.99
Current: 15.35
2.95
99999999.99
Forward P/E 12.99
GTN.A's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
64% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 15.75 vs. GTN.A: 12.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 15.35
GTN.A's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
66% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 21.40 vs. GTN.A: 15.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
GTN.A' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.95  Med: 15.64 Max: 99999999.99
Current: 15.35
2.95
99999999.99
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 6.80
GTN.A's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
87% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 17.63 vs. GTN.A: 6.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
GTN.A' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.14  Med: 7.01 Max: 100.47
Current: 6.8
1.14
100.47
P/B 1.60
GTN.A's P/B is ranked higher than
60% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. GTN.A: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
GTN.A' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 1.13 Max: 4.19
Current: 1.6
0.13
4.19
P/S 1.05
GTN.A's P/S is ranked higher than
69% of the 398 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. GTN.A: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
GTN.A' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.97 Max: 2.1
Current: 1.05
0.08
2.1
PFCF 8.28
GTN.A's PFCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 15.72 vs. GTN.A: 8.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
GTN.A' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 7.79 Max: 122.3
Current: 8.28
0.47
122.3
POCF 6.21
GTN.A's POCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 11.00 vs. GTN.A: 6.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
GTN.A' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 4.71 Max: 15.24
Current: 6.21
0.37
15.24
EV-to-EBIT 13.83
GTN.A's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
59% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 16.16 vs. GTN.A: 13.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GTN.A' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.5  Med: 14 Max: 42.5
Current: 13.83
-3.5
42.5
EV-to-EBITDA 9.55
GTN.A's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
56% of the 325 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 10.54 vs. GTN.A: 9.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
GTN.A' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.3  Med: 9.4 Max: 15.5
Current: 9.55
-4.3
15.5
PEG 3.21
GTN.A's PEG is ranked lower than
62% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. GTN.A: 3.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
GTN.A' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.63  Med: 3.01 Max: 5.76
Current: 3.21
1.63
5.76
Current Ratio 5.37
GTN.A's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. GTN.A: 5.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GTN.A' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.5 Max: 6.51
Current: 5.37
0.83
6.51
Quick Ratio 5.37
GTN.A's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. GTN.A: 5.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GTN.A' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.48 Max: 6.51
Current: 5.37
0.83
6.51
Days Sales Outstanding 78.10
GTN.A's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
53% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 74.16 vs. GTN.A: 78.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GTN.A' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 56.33  Med: 73.81 Max: 78.1
Current: 78.1
56.33
78.1
Days Payable 2.87
GTN.A's Days Payable is ranked lower than
96% of the 251 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 46.90 vs. GTN.A: 2.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
GTN.A' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.87  Med: 8.16 Max: 21.06
Current: 2.87
2.87
21.06

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -7.90
GTN.A's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: -3.50 vs. GTN.A: -7.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
GTN.A' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48.2  Med: -5.9 Max: 3.6
Current: -7.9
-48.2
3.6

Valuation & Return

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Price/Projected FCF 0.66
GTN.A's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. GTN.A: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
GTN.A' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.7 Max: 24.69
Current: 0.66
0.06
24.69
Price/Median PS Value 1.08
GTN.A's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
51% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. GTN.A: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
GTN.A' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 1.32 Max: 2.89
Current: 1.08
0.09
2.89
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.71
GTN.A's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
60% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. GTN.A: 1.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
GTN.A' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 2.05 Max: 4.17
Current: 1.71
0.21
4.17
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.21
GTN.A's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. GTN.A: 7.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
GTN.A' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.4  Med: 6.7 Max: 13.9
Current: 7.21
2.4
13.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 18.92
GTN.A's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 8.84 vs. GTN.A: 18.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
GTN.A' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.6  Med: 12.5 Max: 128.1
Current: 18.92
-5.6
128.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $690.9
EPS (TTM) $ 0.66
Beta2.89
Short Percentage of Float2.24%
52-Week Range $8.91 - 16.12
Shares Outstanding (Mil)72.69

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 838 797 939
EPS ($) 1.48 0.78 1.65
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.48 0.78 1.65
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
10.00%
Dividends Per Share ($)
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