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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

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.01
GTN's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
98% of the 445 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. GTN: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
GTN' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.02 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.01
Equity-to-Asset 0.18
GTN's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
87% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. GTN: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
GTN' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.21 Max: 0.9
Current: 0.18
0.07
0.9
Interest Coverage 2.44
GTN's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
82% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 17.70 vs. GTN: 2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GTN' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.6 Max: 2.58
Current: 2.44
0.62
2.58
Piotroski F-Score: 8
Altman Z-Score: 0.81
Beneish M-Score: -2.40
WACC vs ROIC
9.58%
4.24%
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 : 9/10

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history
Operating Margin % 28.69
GTN's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
94% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.08 vs. GTN: 28.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
GTN' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -79.13  Med: 24.38 Max: 37.9
Current: 28.69
-79.13
37.9
Net Margin % 7.57
GTN's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
65% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.61 vs. GTN: 7.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
GTN' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -61.75  Med: 5.93 Max: 9.46
Current: 7.57
-61.75
9.46
ROE % 13.57
GTN's ROE % is ranked higher than
76% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.84 vs. GTN: 13.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
GTN' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -91.71  Med: 9.6 Max: 24.63
Current: 13.57
-91.71
24.63
ROA % 2.37
GTN's ROA % is ranked higher than
55% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. GTN: 2.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
GTN' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.91  Med: 1.64 Max: 3
Current: 2.37
-13.91
3
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 46.03
GTN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
72% of the 443 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 14.03 vs. GTN: 46.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
GTN' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -149.01  Med: 45.7 Max: 67.81
Current: 46.03
-149.01
67.81
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 23.20
GTN's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
90% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. GTN: 23.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
GTN' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.2  Med: 5.9 Max: 38.4
Current: 23.2
-24.2
38.4
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 23.70
GTN's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
80% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. GTN: 23.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
GTN' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.6  Med: 10.3 Max: 70.2
Current: 23.7
-28.6
70.2
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 39.00
GTN's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
83% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. GTN: 39.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
GTN' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.4  Med: 28.7 Max: 500
Current: 39
10.4
500
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Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Broadcasting - TV    NAICS: 515120    SIC: 4833
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Traded in other countries:GCZB.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Gray Television Inc is a broadcast company. It owns and/or operates television stations and digital assets in markets throughout the United States.

Gray Television is an independent television station group. The company owns and operates 36 stations reaching approximately 6% of all United States television households. The affiliates of these stations are CBS (17 stations), NBC (10 stations), ABC (8 stations), and Fox (1 station). Gray also broadcasts more than 40 digital channels plus several local news and weather channels within its markets.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 13.61
GTN's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 282 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 22.50 vs. GTN: 13.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
GTN' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.95  Med: 15.03 Max: 99999999.99
Current: 13.61
2.95
99999999.99
Forward PE Ratio 16.13
GTN's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 16.75 vs. GTN: 16.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 13.61
GTN's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
76% of the 283 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 23.33 vs. GTN: 13.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
GTN' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.95  Med: 15.03 Max: 99999999.99
Current: 13.61
2.95
99999999.99
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 6.76
GTN's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
87% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 17.21 vs. GTN: 6.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
GTN' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.14  Med: 6.76 Max: 100.47
Current: 6.76
1.14
100.47
PB Ratio 1.71
GTN's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. GTN: 1.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
GTN' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 1.24 Max: 4.19
Current: 1.71
0.13
4.19
PS Ratio 1.01
GTN's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. GTN: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
GTN' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.94 Max: 2.1
Current: 1.01
0.08
2.1
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 6.45
GTN's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
85% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 15.94 vs. GTN: 6.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
GTN' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 7.01 Max: 123.97
Current: 6.45
0.47
123.97
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 4.93
GTN's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
82% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 10.33 vs. GTN: 4.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
GTN' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 4.63 Max: 15.26
Current: 4.93
0.37
15.26
EV-to-EBIT 13.09
GTN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
62% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 16.23 vs. GTN: 13.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GTN' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.5  Med: 13.1 Max: 42.5
Current: 13.09
-3.5
42.5
EV-to-EBITDA 9.26
GTN's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
62% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 12.11 vs. GTN: 9.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
GTN' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.3  Med: 9 Max: 15.6
Current: 9.26
-4.3
15.6
PEG Ratio 0.99
GTN's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. GTN: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
GTN' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.93  Med: 2.36 Max: 5.26
Current: 0.99
0.93
5.26
Current Ratio 2.29
GTN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. GTN: 2.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GTN' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.5 Max: 11.26
Current: 2.29
0.83
11.26
Quick Ratio 2.29
GTN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. GTN: 2.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GTN' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.48 Max: 10.95
Current: 2.29
0.83
10.95
Days Sales Outstanding 67.94
GTN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
51% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 68.59 vs. GTN: 67.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GTN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 56.33  Med: 73.81 Max: 77.19
Current: 67.94
56.33
77.19
Days Payable 2.49
GTN's Days Payable is ranked lower than
95% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 59.95 vs. GTN: 2.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
GTN' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.49  Med: 5.16 Max: 21.06
Current: 2.49
2.49
21.06

Buy Back

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industry
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history
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 1.20
GTN's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
74% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.66 vs. GTN: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
GTN' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: 1.2
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -7.70
GTN's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: -2.70 vs. GTN: -7.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
GTN' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48.3  Med: -7.7 Max: 13.3
Current: -7.7
-48.3
13.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.57
GTN's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. GTN: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
GTN' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.76 Max: 56.43
Current: 0.57
0.06
56.43
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.10
GTN's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
51% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. GTN: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
GTN' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 1.44 Max: 2.99
Current: 1.1
0.09
2.99
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 1.04
GTN's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. GTN: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
GTN' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.97 Max: 3.97
Current: 1.04
0.21
3.97
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 7.63
GTN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
74% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. GTN: 7.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
GTN' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.7  Med: 7 Max: 13.9
Current: 7.63
-34.7
13.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 24.48
GTN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
78% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 9.24 vs. GTN: 24.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
GTN' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.9  Med: 16 Max: 128.1
Current: 24.48
-1.9
128.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $842.20
EPS (TTM) $ 0.88
Beta2.42
Short Percentage of Float3.92%
52-Week Range $7.00 - 15.45
Shares Outstanding (Mil)72.69

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 860 1,006 1,018
EPS ($) 0.82 1.55 1.20
EPS without NRI ($) 0.82 1.55 1.20
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
10.00%
Dividends per Share ($)
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