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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 : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.81
SSP's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
69% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. SSP: 0.81 )
SSP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.81

Equity to Asset 0.50
SSP's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
73% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. SSP: 0.50 )
SSP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 0.73
Current: 0.5

0.45
0.73
Interest Coverage 3.43
SSP's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
53% of the 381 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 27.86 vs. SSP: 3.43 )
SSP' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.31   Max: 21.45
Current: 3.43

1.31
21.45
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 3.43
M-Score: -2.54
WACC vs ROIC
11.24%
1.60%
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 2.58
SSP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 8.29 vs. SSP: 2.58 )
SSP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -83.97   Max: 27.15
Current: 2.58

-83.97
27.15
Net-margin (%) 0.69
SSP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.14 vs. SSP: 0.69 )
SSP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -51.51   Max: 29.95
Current: 0.69

-51.51
29.95
ROE (%) 1.15
SSP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 5.24 vs. SSP: 1.15 )
SSP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -41.04   Max: 25.62
Current: 1.15

-41.04
25.62
ROA (%) 0.61
SSP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. SSP: 0.61 )
SSP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -22.35   Max: 16.17
Current: 0.61

-22.35
16.17
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 5.82
SSP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 695 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 16.01 vs. SSP: 5.82 )
SSP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -99.49   Max: 87.21
Current: 5.82

-99.49
87.21
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 6.00
SSP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 559 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. SSP: 6.00 )
SSP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -24.1   Max: 12.7
Current: 6

-24.1
12.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 63.30
SSP's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. SSP: 63.30 )
SSP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -34.1   Max: 63.3
Current: 63.3

-34.1
63.3
» SSP's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

SSP Guru Trades in Q3 2014

John Keeley 1,990,790 sh (New)
Jim Simons 32,100 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 520,800 sh (-1.42%)
Chuck Royce 584,403 sh (-8.57%)
Murray Stahl 129,357 sh (-13.77%)
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Q4 2014

SSP Guru Trades in Q4 2014

John Keeley 2,144,500 sh (+7.72%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Murray Stahl 129,174 sh (-0.14%)
Chuck Royce 583,273 sh (-0.19%)
Mario Gabelli 504,800 sh (-3.07%)
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Q1 2015

SSP Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 8,851 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 506,400 sh (+0.32%)
Chuck Royce 564,253 sh (-3.26%)
Murray Stahl 124,447 sh (-3.66%)
John Keeley 2,022,764 sh (-5.68%)
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2015

SSP Guru Trades in 2015

Mario Gabelli 3,518,448 sh (+597.00%)
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 244.80
SSP's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
67% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 61.40 vs. SSP: 244.80 )
SSP' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 1.21   Max: 909.8
Current: 244.8

1.21
909.8
Forward P/E 11.60
SSP's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
94% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SSP: 11.60 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 244.80
SSP's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
71% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 69.90 vs. SSP: 244.80 )
SSP' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 909.8
Current: 244.8

1.4
909.8
P/B 2.47
SSP's P/B is ranked higher than
71% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.14 vs. SSP: 2.47 )
SSP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 2.85
Current: 2.47

0.07
2.85
P/S 1.44
SSP's P/S is ranked higher than
74% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. SSP: 1.44 )
SSP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 1.66
Current: 1.44

0.04
1.66
PFCF 24.48
SSP's PFCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 76.42 vs. SSP: 24.48 )
SSP' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 148.32
Current: 24.48

0.22
148.32
POCF 17.77
SSP's POCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 18.51 vs. SSP: 17.77 )
SSP' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 33.59
Current: 17.77

0.17
33.59
EV-to-EBIT 83.32
SSP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
70% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 26.98 vs. SSP: 83.32 )
SSP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -1237.7   Max: 152.1
Current: 83.32

-1237.7
152.1
Shiller P/E 44.29
SSP's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SSP: 44.29 )
SSP' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 50.82
Current: 44.29

0.42
50.82
Current Ratio 2.43
SSP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 637 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. SSP: 2.43 )
SSP' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 3.55
Current: 2.43

0.5
3.55
Quick Ratio 2.39
SSP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 637 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. SSP: 2.39 )
SSP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 3.5
Current: 2.39

0.49
3.5
Days Inventory 16.38
SSP's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
82% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 57.77 vs. SSP: 16.38 )
SSP' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 5.08   Max: 32.59
Current: 16.38

5.08
32.59
Days Sales Outstanding 56.71
SSP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
82% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 89.66 vs. SSP: 56.71 )
SSP' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 51.94   Max: 190.34
Current: 56.71

51.94
190.34

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 5.74
SSP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
68% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 13.30 vs. SSP: 5.74 )
SSP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 25.4
Current: 5.74

0.2
25.4
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.40
SSP's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
85% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 16.20 vs. SSP: 1.40 )
SSP' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 1.67
Current: 1.4

0.02
1.67
Price/Median PS Value 2.67
SSP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
52% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. SSP: 2.67 )
SSP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 3.34
Current: 2.67

0.14
3.34
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 44.06
SSP's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SSP: 44.06 )
SSP' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 52.51
Current: 44.06

0.07
52.51
Price/Graham Number 7.34
SSP's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
74% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SSP: 7.34 )
SSP' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 9.14
Current: 7.34

0.17
9.14
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.20
SSP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
66% of the 689 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. SSP: 1.20 )
SSP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 53
Current: 1.2

0.7
53
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 9.76
SSP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
76% of the 385 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 10.28 vs. SSP: 9.76 )
SSP' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 4.2   Max: 876.7
Current: 9.76

4.2
876.7

Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Broadcasting - TV
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The E W Scripps Co was incorporated in Ohio in 1922. The Company is a media enterprise with interests in television stations, newspapers, and local and national digital media sites. The Company serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of television, print and digital media brands. It owns 19 local television stations, as well as daily newspapers in 13 markets across the United States. The Company also runs an expanding collection of local and national digital journalism and information businesses including digital video news service Newsy. The Company also produces television programming; run an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C. The Company operates in three segments namely television, newspaper and syndication. The television segment includes 10 ABC affiliates, three NBC affiliates, one independent station that it operates as a duopoly with its Kansas City NBC affiliate and five Azteca America affiliates. The television stations reach approximately 13% of the nation's households. The newspaper segment includes daily and community newspapers in 13 markets across the United States. Newspapers earn from the sale of advertising space to local and national advertisers and newspaper subscription fees. Syndication and other includes certain digital operations outside its television and newspaper markets and syndication of news features and comics and other features for the newspaper industry.
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