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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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.68
SGA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
70% of the 547 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. SGA: 0.68 )
SGA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 0.68
Current: 0.68

0.03
0.68
Equity to Asset 0.58
SGA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
80% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. SGA: 0.58 )
SGA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 0.58
Current: 0.58

0.29
0.58
Interest Coverage 20.15
SGA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
75% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 10.87 vs. SGA: 20.15 )
SGA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 20.15
Current: 20.15

0.29
20.15
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.66
M-Score: -2.73
WACC vs ROIC
11.49%
11.45%
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 19.36
SGA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 9.81 vs. SGA: 19.36 )
SGA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -65.57   Max: 25.16
Current: 19.36

-65.57
25.16
Net-margin (%) 11.12
SGA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 5.49 vs. SGA: 11.12 )
SGA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -47.51   Max: 13.76
Current: 11.12

-47.51
13.76
ROE (%) 12.97
SGA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 521 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 6.54 vs. SGA: 12.97 )
SGA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -62.09   Max: 21
Current: 12.97

-62.09
21
ROA (%) 7.54
SGA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 554 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. SGA: 7.54 )
SGA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -23.79   Max: 9.25
Current: 7.54

-23.79
9.25
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 38.92
SGA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 20.37 vs. SGA: 38.92 )
SGA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -105.61   Max: 56.61
Current: 38.92

-105.61
56.61
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 0.30
SGA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. SGA: 0.30 )
SGA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 16
Current: 0.3

0
16
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -5.80
SGA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 406 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. SGA: -5.80 )
SGA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -31.3   Max: 54.3
Current: -5.8

-31.3
54.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -1.70
SGA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. SGA: -1.70 )
SGA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -10   Max: 32.3
Current: -1.7

-10
32.3
» SGA's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

SGA Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Chuck Royce 585,328 sh (+12.82%)
Jim Simons 113,400 sh (-0.70%)
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Q2 2014

SGA Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 641,290 sh (+9.56%)
Jim Simons 119,500 sh (+5.38%)
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Q3 2014

SGA Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Chuck Royce 641,290 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 117,059 sh (-2.04%)
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Q4 2014

SGA Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Chuck Royce 649,097 sh (+1.22%)
Jim Simons 117,300 sh (+0.21%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SGA

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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 18.90
SGA's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
89% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 46.10 vs. SGA: 18.90 )
SGA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.6   Max: 111.69
Current: 18.9

4.6
111.69
Forward P/E 9.71
SGA's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
95% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 30.77 vs. SGA: 9.71 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 18.50
SGA's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
90% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 44.20 vs. SGA: 18.50 )
SGA' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.56   Max: 108.75
Current: 18.5

4.56
108.75
P/B 2.20
SGA's P/B is ranked higher than
74% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 3.11 vs. SGA: 2.20 )
SGA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 3.42
Current: 2.2

0.2
3.42
P/S 1.91
SGA's P/S is ranked higher than
70% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 2.28 vs. SGA: 1.91 )
SGA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 3.11
Current: 1.91

0.11
3.11
PFCF 11.10
SGA's PFCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 50.03 vs. SGA: 11.10 )
SGA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.69   Max: 28.64
Current: 11.1

1.69
28.64
POCF 8.87
SGA's POCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 17.21 vs. SGA: 8.87 )
SGA' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 13.42
Current: 8.87

0.54
13.42
EV-to-EBIT 11.29
SGA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
90% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 26.33 vs. SGA: 11.29 )
SGA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -1.9   Max: 119.5
Current: 11.29

-1.9
119.5
Current Ratio 3.01
SGA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. SGA: 3.01 )
SGA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.04   Max: 3.71
Current: 3.01

1.04
3.71
Quick Ratio 3.01
SGA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. SGA: 3.01 )
SGA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.04   Max: 3.71
Current: 3.01

1.04
3.71
Days Sales Outstanding 56.28
SGA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
82% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 79.74 vs. SGA: 56.28 )
SGA' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 52.4   Max: 75.34
Current: 56.28

52.4
75.34

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.35
SGA's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
63% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. SGA: 1.35 )
SGA' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.91   Max: 1.15
Current: 1.35

0.91
1.15
Dividend Payout 0.24
SGA's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
92% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SGA: 0.24 )
SGA' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 0.71
Current: 0.24

Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.40
SGA's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
64% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. SGA: 1.40 )
SGA' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.91   Max: 1.15
Current: 1.4

0.91
1.15
Share Buyback Rate -0.60
SGA's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
79% of the 391 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. SGA: -0.60 )
SGA' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 6.3   Max: -1.4
Current: -0.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 11.80
SGA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
66% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 15.10 vs. SGA: 11.80 )
SGA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 7.44   Max: 29.3
Current: 11.8

7.44
29.3
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.90
SGA's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
89% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. SGA: 0.90 )
SGA' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 110
Current: 0.9

0.03
110
Price/Median PS Value 1.50
SGA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. SGA: 1.50 )
SGA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 3.41
Current: 1.5

0.06
3.41
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.80
SGA's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SGA: 0.80 )
SGA' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 4.76
Current: 0.8

0.57
4.76
Price/Graham Number 3.00
SGA's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
83% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SGA: 3.00 )
SGA' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 2.26   Max: 4.07
Current: 3

2.26
4.07
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.90
SGA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
89% of the 547 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. SGA: 8.90 )
SGA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 15.4
Current: 8.9

0.8
15.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 45.79
SGA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
92% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 9.78 vs. SGA: 45.79 )
SGA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -0.2   Max: 96.3
Current: 45.79

-0.2
96.3

Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Broadcasting - Radio
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Saga Communications Inc was found in 1986. The Company is a broadcast company engaged in acquiring, developing and operating broadcast properties. As of February 28, 2014, it owned and/or operated four television stations and four low-power television stations serving two markets, five radio information networks, and sixty-two FM and thirty AM radio stations serving twenty-three markets, including Bellingham, Washington; Columbus, Ohio; Norfolk, Virginia; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Manchester, New Hampshire; Des Moines, Iowa; and Joplin, Missouri. The Companys radio stations include WKLH, WHQG, WJMR-FM, WJMR-HD2, WNRG-FM, WSNY, WNND, WNNP, WVMX, WNOR, WAFX, KSTZ, KIOA, KAZR, KMYR, KIOA-HD2, WMGX, WMGX-HD2, WYNZ, WPOR, WCLZ, WAQY, WLZX, WRSI, WLZX-HD2, WRSY, WHAI, WPVQ, WZID, WMLL, WZID-HD2 and WYXL-HD2, among others. Its primary source of revenue is from the sale of advertising for broadcast on its stations. The Companys radio stations compete for listeners/viewers and advertising revenues directly with other radio and/or television stations, as well as other media, within their markets.
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