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Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Broadcasting - TV    NAICS: 515120    SIC: 4833
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Traded in other countries:M0G.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Media General Inc is a provider of news, information and entertainment across network-affiliated television stations, digital media and mobile platforms, serving consumers and advertisers in local markets in the Southeastern United States.

Media General Inc was incorporated as Legacy Media General in Virginia and became a public company in 1969. The Company owns or operates 31 network-affiliated broadcast television stations as well as related websites and mobile news applications. The Company's network affiliations include twelve CBS stations, nine NBC stations, seven ABC stations, one FOX station, one CW station and one MyNetworkTV station. Media General's stations operate across 28 markets, reaching approximately 16.5 million, or 14 percent, of U.S. TV households. The ownership, operation and sale of television stations are subject to the jurisdiction of the Federal Communications Commission, which acts under the authority granted by the Communications Act of 1934, as amended.

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Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,449.48
EPS (TTM) $ -0.48
52-Week Range $14.81 - 19.28
Shares Outstanding (Mil)129.31

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 1,608 1,502
EBIT (Mil $)
EBITDA (Mil $) 557 472
EPS ($) 0.87 0.85
EPS without NRI ($) 0.87 0.85
EPS Growth Rate
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Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

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Positive ROAN
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Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAN
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
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