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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 : 3/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.05
EMMS's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
98% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. EMMS: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
EMMS' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.02 Max: 0.18
Current: 0.05
0
0.18
Equity-to-Asset -0.13
EMMS's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
94% of the 413 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. EMMS: -0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
EMMS' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.4  Med: 0.13 Max: 0.59
Current: -0.13
-0.4
0.59
Interest Coverage 1.77
EMMS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
91% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 24.16 vs. EMMS: 1.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
EMMS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 0.91 Max: 3.14
Current: 1.77
0.49
3.14
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: -1.91
Beneish M-Score: -2.61
WACC vs ROIC
4.11%
8.37%
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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 14.87
EMMS's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
64% of the 420 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 6.68 vs. EMMS: 14.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
EMMS' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -99.94  Med: 6.82 Max: 14.87
Current: 14.87
-99.94
14.87
Net Margin % 6.11
EMMS's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
56% of the 421 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 3.81 vs. EMMS: 6.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
EMMS' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -82.36  Med: 0.27 Max: 22.32
Current: 6.11
-82.36
22.32
ROA % 4.25
EMMS's ROA % is ranked higher than
60% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. EMMS: 4.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
EMMS' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.27  Med: 0.27 Max: 16.5
Current: 4.25
-33.27
16.5
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 65.35
EMMS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
72% of the 421 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 15.88 vs. EMMS: 65.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
EMMS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -370.6  Med: 29.77 Max: 75.63
Current: 65.35
-370.6
75.63
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -0.50
EMMS's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
53% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. EMMS: -0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
EMMS' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17  Med: 0.5 Max: 27.7
Current: -0.5
-17
27.7
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 5.60
EMMS's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
65% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. EMMS: 5.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
EMMS' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.7  Med: 7.25 Max: 39.4
Current: 5.6
-24.7
39.4
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -34.20
EMMS's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. EMMS: -34.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
EMMS' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -61.1  Med: -3.85 Max: 121
Current: -34.2
-61.1
121
GuruFocus has detected 3 Warning Signs with Emmis Communications Corp $EMMS.
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Guru Trades

Q2 2016

EMMS Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Mario Gabelli 90,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 592,800 sh (-4.33%)
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Q3 2016

EMMS Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 177,675 sh (+19.89%)
Mario Gabelli 22,500 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2016

EMMS Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 239,175 sh (+34.61%)
Mario Gabelli 18,000 sh (-20.00%)
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Q1 2017

EMMS Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Jim Simons 241,775 sh (+1.09%)
Mario Gabelli 18,000 sh (unchged)
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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
EMMSP1.719.516.25% Series A Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock

Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Broadcasting - Radio    NAICS: 515112    SIC: 4832
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Traded in other countries:EC21.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Emmis Communications Corp is a diversified media company, engaged in radio broadcasting. It owns 19 FM and 4 AM radio stations in New York, Los Angeles, St. Louis, Austin, Indianapolis and Terre Haute, IN.

Emmis Communications' portfolio of radio stations includes seven FM stations scattered across the nation's three largest radio markets: New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago. The firm also has a strong presence in smaller markets such as Phoenix, St. Louis, and Austin. Additionally, Emmis owns several European-based radio networks in Slovakia, Hungary, and Bulgaria.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 3.22
EMMS's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 276 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 23.36 vs. EMMS: 3.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
EMMS' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.96  Med: 2.9 Max: 30.11
Current: 3.22
0.96
30.11
PE Ratio without NRI 3.22
EMMS's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
98% of the 276 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 23.00 vs. EMMS: 3.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
EMMS' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 3.06 Max: 1316
Current: 3.22
1
1316
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 1.83
EMMS's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
96% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 18.13 vs. EMMS: 1.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
EMMS' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 3.71 Max: 45.77
Current: 1.83
1.04
45.77
PS Ratio 0.18
EMMS's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 409 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. EMMS: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
EMMS' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.27 Max: 1.65
Current: 0.18
0.03
1.65
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 2.59
EMMS's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
96% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 16.45 vs. EMMS: 2.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
EMMS' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 3.36 Max: 23.82
Current: 2.59
0.22
23.82
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 2.22
EMMS's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
94% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 10.74 vs. EMMS: 2.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
EMMS' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 2.67 Max: 155.29
Current: 2.22
0.18
155.29
EV-to-EBIT 8.93
EMMS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
78% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 15.31 vs. EMMS: 8.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EMMS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.1  Med: 14.5 Max: 139.5
Current: 8.93
-10.1
139.5
EV-to-EBITDA 7.73
EMMS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
63% of the 495 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 10.76 vs. EMMS: 7.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EMMS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.8  Med: 11.1 Max: 31.8
Current: 7.73
-11.8
31.8
Current Ratio 0.85
EMMS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. EMMS: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
EMMS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.85  Med: 1.32 Max: 2.55
Current: 0.85
0.85
2.55
Quick Ratio 0.85
EMMS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. EMMS: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
EMMS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.85  Med: 1.32 Max: 2.55
Current: 0.85
0.85
2.55
Days Sales Outstanding 45.05
EMMS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
55% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 68.06 vs. EMMS: 45.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
EMMS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 45.05  Med: 55.11 Max: 62.95
Current: 45.05
45.05
62.95

Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 4.20
EMMS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: -3.00 vs. EMMS: 4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
EMMS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.9  Med: -3 Max: 14.3
Current: 4.2
-28.9
14.3

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.64
EMMS's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
97% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. EMMS: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
EMMS' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.52 Max: 6.98
Current: 0.64
0
6.98
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.72
EMMS's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. EMMS: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
EMMS' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 6.06 Max: 15.64
Current: 0.72
0
15.64
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 11.20
EMMS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
84% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 4.64 vs. EMMS: 11.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
EMMS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 5.6 Max: 49.6
Current: 11.2
0.7
49.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 149.20
EMMS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
98% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 9.41 vs. EMMS: 149.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
EMMS' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 19.6 Max: 314.3
Current: 149.2
1.4
314.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $214.6
EPS (TTM) $ 1.06
Beta1.11
Short Percentage of Float0.11%
52-Week Range $2.04 - 4.33
Shares Outstanding (Mil)12.49
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