Switch to:

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 : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
MSO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
89% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.71 vs. MSO: No Debt )
MSO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.2   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.52
MSO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
72% of the 267 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. MSO: 0.52 )
MSO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 0.77
Current: 0.52

0.48
0.77
Interest Coverage No Debt
MSO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
95% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 34.58 vs. MSO: No Debt )
MSO' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 12.48   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

12.48
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 0.87
M-Score: -3.70
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 : 3/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -6.04
MSO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 276 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.89 vs. MSO: -6.04 )
MSO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -36.86   Max: 15.24
Current: -6.04

-36.86
15.24
Net-margin (%) -3.33
MSO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 276 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.47 vs. MSO: -3.33 )
MSO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -35.68   Max: 7.59
Current: -3.33

-35.68
7.59
ROE (%) -6.82
MSO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 6.49 vs. MSO: -6.82 )
MSO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -46.07   Max: 10.76
Current: -6.82

-46.07
10.76
ROA (%) -3.60
MSO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.63 vs. MSO: -3.60 )
MSO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -30.29   Max: 7.35
Current: -3.6

-30.29
7.35
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -94.23
MSO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 17.16 vs. MSO: -94.23 )
MSO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -423.62   Max: 238.62
Current: -94.23

-423.62
238.62
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -16.40
MSO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 252 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. MSO: -16.40 )
MSO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -16.4   Max: 18.2
Current: -16.4

-16.4
18.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -45.00
MSO's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. MSO: -45.00 )
MSO' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 100
Current: -45

0
100
» MSO's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

» Details

Guru Trades

Q4 2013

MSO Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 383,100 sh (+11.85%)
Chuck Royce 1,921,557 sh (+5.78%)
» More
Q1 2014

MSO Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Mario Gabelli 14,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 429,510 sh (+12.11%)
Chuck Royce 1,911,557 sh (-0.52%)
» More
Q2 2014

MSO Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Mario Gabelli 26,000 sh (+85.71%)
Jim Simons 450,405 sh (+4.86%)
Chuck Royce 1,971,557 sh (+3.14%)
» More
Q3 2014

MSO Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Donald Yacktman 44,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 476,783 sh (+5.86%)
Chuck Royce 2,035,779 sh (+3.26%)
Mario Gabelli 26,000 sh (unchged)
» More
» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with MSO

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Donald Yacktman 2014-09-30 New Buy$3.6 - $4.86 $ 4.727%44000
Mario Gabelli 2014-06-30 Add 85.71%$3.78 - $4.73 $ 4.729%26000
Mario Gabelli 2014-03-31 New Buy$3.85 - $5.46 $ 4.724%14000
Mario Gabelli 2013-03-31 Sold Out $2.45 - $3.04 $ 4.7270%0
Mario Gabelli 2012-12-31 Reduce -95.85%0.01%$2.37 - $3.15 $ 4.7274%10503
Premium More recent guru trades are included for Premium Members only!!
Premium More recent guru trades are included for USA Subscribe Members only!!
» Interactive Charts

Peter Lynch Chart ( What is Peter Lynch Charts )

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 17.36
MSO's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
82% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 56.50 vs. MSO: 17.36 )
N/A
P/B 4.40
MSO's P/B is ranked higher than
58% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. MSO: 4.40 )
MSO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 10.97
Current: 4.4

0.7
10.97
P/S 1.80
MSO's P/S is ranked higher than
64% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. MSO: 1.80 )
MSO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 9.57
Current: 1.8

0.35
9.57
PFCF 22.50
MSO's PFCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 55.49 vs. MSO: 22.50 )
MSO' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.66   Max: 443
Current: 22.5

3.66
443
POCF 20.26
MSO's POCF is ranked higher than
70% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 16.05 vs. MSO: 20.26 )
MSO' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.79   Max: 99999999.99
Current: 20.26

2.79
99999999.99
EV-to-EBIT -23.81
MSO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
51% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 23.66 vs. MSO: -23.81 )
MSO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -395.3   Max: 2382.1
Current: -23.81

-395.3
2382.1
Current Ratio 2.19
MSO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. MSO: 2.19 )
MSO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.26   Max: 3.84
Current: 2.19

1.26
3.84
Quick Ratio 2.18
MSO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. MSO: 2.18 )
MSO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.16   Max: 3.72
Current: 2.18

1.16
3.72
Days Inventory 11.69
MSO's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
87% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 40.90 vs. MSO: 11.69 )
MSO' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 11.04   Max: 26.15
Current: 11.69

11.04
26.15
Days Sales Outstanding 50.57
MSO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
86% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 86.61 vs. MSO: 50.57 )
MSO' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 46.76   Max: 104.86
Current: 50.57

46.76
104.86

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 23.60
MSO's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MSO: 23.60 )
MSO' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.94   Max: 118.4
Current: 23.6

2.94
118.4
Price/Tangible Book 10.30
MSO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
69% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MSO: 10.30 )
MSO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.81   Max: 16.6
Current: 10.3

1.81
16.6
Price/Median PS Value 1.40
MSO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. MSO: 1.40 )
MSO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 5.98
Current: 1.4

0.37
5.98
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -4.20
MSO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
56% of the 289 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. MSO: -4.20 )
MSO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -4.2   Max: 22.4
Current: -4.2

-4.2
22.4

Business Description

Industry: Publishing » Publishing
Compare:PSO, MHP, WTKWY, SGPRY, IFPJY » details
Traded in other countries:MLV.Germany,
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc is an integrated media and merchandising company providing consumers with inspiring lifestyle content and well-designed, high-quality products. The Company is organized into three business segments: Publishing, Broadcasting and Merchandising. This combination enables it to cross-promote its content and products. Its Publishing segment consists of operations related to magazine and book publishing and digital distribution, mainly through its website, marthastewart.com. Its Broadcasting business segment consists of operations relating to the production of television programming, the domestic and international distribution of its library of programming in existing and repurposed formats. Its Merchandising segment consists of operations related to the design of merchandise and related packaging, collateral and advertising materials, and the licensing of various proprietary trademarks in connection with retail programs conducted through a number of retailers and manufacturers. The Company generally owns the copyrights in the programs it produce for television and radio distribution. In 2013, Martha Stewart's Cooking School season 2 and Martha Bakes seasons 1 and 2 aired on PBS. On January 31, 2013, the Company entered into a new two-year agreement with Sirius XM Radio to produce approximately 10 hours of original programming each week. This agreement with Sirius XM Radio replaces its historical Martha Stewart Living Radio channel with a daily radio show hosted by Martha Stewart, and other MSLO talent, on SiriusXM Stars. In 2010, the Company launched the Martha Stewart Living product line at The Home Depot, which is currently available at all of The Home Depots stores in the United States and Canada, as well as on homedepot.com and Home Decorators Collection catalog business. It competes with the internet businesses of the stores and other websites that sell similar retail goods.
» More Articles for MSO

Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Meredith Corp. (MDP) Dividend Stock Analysis Dec 20 2013 
Weekly 3-Year Low Highlights: CTL, AUQ, MSO, RLH Sep 09 2013 
Meredith Corp. (MDP) Dividend Stock Analysis Jul 05 2013 
A Publicly Traded Fiefdom - Martha Stewart Omnimedia May 08 2013 
Meredith Corp Dividend Stock Analysis Nov 16 2012 
Meredith Corp. (MDP) Dividend Stock Analysis May 11 2012 
comment on MSO Dec 01 2011 
Meredith Corp. (MDP) Dividend Stock Analysis Oct 28 2011 
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc. (MSO) Executive Chairman Charles Koppelman sells 15,000 Shares Dec 22 2010 
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc. (MSO) Executive Chairman Charles Koppelman sells 1,600 Shares Sep 22 2010 

More From Our Partners
Meredith Corp. Beats on Q2 Earnings, Raises Outlook - Analyst Blog Jan 29 2015 - ZACKS

More From Other Websites
Meredith Corp. Beats on Q2 Earnings, Raises Outlook - Analyst Blog Jan 29 2015
Meredith Raises Allrecipes Magazine Rate Base to 1.1M - Analyst Blog Jan 21 2015
Take note, Bob McDonnell: 9 financial criminals who made good after prison Jan 09 2015
Martha Bakes To Premiere Fourth Season On PBS Beginning January 10th Jan 07 2015
Martha Stewart Offers The Ultimate Ideas, Inspirations, And Products For A Festive 2014 Holiday... Dec 09 2014
Martha Stewart to open coffee shop Dec 03 2014
Martha Stewart to open coffee shop Dec 03 2014
Startup Lessons from Martha Stewart and Barbara Corcoran Nov 30 2014
Can the Turnaround Artist Who Fixed Barneys Save the Army PX? Nov 26 2014
Millennials Are Lousy Savers, but Their Parents Were Worse Nov 20 2014
Fathead Announces Launch Of New Martha Stewart Wall Art Decals™ Nov 20 2014
Martha Stewart Living Omni Nov 17 2014
Martha Stewart says 3D print your napkin rings Nov 17 2014
Why 3D Printing Just Gained a New Best Friend in Martha Stewart Nov 17 2014
Meredith Adds To Growing Presence In Wedding Marketplace With Acquisition Of Rapidly Growing... Nov 17 2014
Martha Stewart Takes 3D Printing Mainstream Nov 17 2014
MakerBot to Launch Exclusive Partnership with Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Nov 17 2014
MakerBot to Launch Exclusive Partnership with Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Nov 17 2014
A Detroit Mom's $4,000 Sacrifice Helps GM and the City Nov 11 2014
Match.com didn't work out for Martha Stewart Nov 07 2014

Personalized Checklist

Checklist has been moved to "Checklist" tab.

Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)
Free 7-day Trial
FEEDBACK