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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 0.84
SGA's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
53% of the 445 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. SGA: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
SGA' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.09 Max: N/A
Current: 0.84
Equity-to-Asset 0.61
SGA's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
59% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. SGA: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
SGA' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.4 Max: 0.61
Current: 0.61
0.26
0.61
Interest Coverage 36.82
SGA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
57% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 17.70 vs. SGA: 36.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SGA' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 18.47 Max: 40.54
Current: 36.82
0.29
40.54
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 3.91
WACC vs ROIC
10.53%
12.09%
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
vs
history
Operating Margin % 20.96
SGA's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
84% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 6.08 vs. SGA: 20.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
SGA' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -65.57  Med: 19.85 Max: 24.57
Current: 20.96
-65.57
24.57
Net Margin % 12.11
SGA's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
77% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 3.61 vs. SGA: 12.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
SGA' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -47.51  Med: 10.61 Max: 13.76
Current: 12.11
-47.51
13.76
ROE % 12.82
SGA's ROE % is ranked higher than
75% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 3.84 vs. SGA: 12.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
SGA' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -62.09  Med: 13.45 Max: 21
Current: 12.82
-62.09
21
ROA % 7.89
SGA's ROA % is ranked higher than
79% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. SGA: 7.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
SGA' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.79  Med: 7.15 Max: 9.25
Current: 7.89
-23.79
9.25
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 43.35
SGA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
71% of the 443 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 14.03 vs. SGA: 43.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
SGA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -105.7  Med: 36.53 Max: 45.33
Current: 43.35
-105.7
45.33
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 3.10
SGA's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
54% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. SGA: 3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
SGA' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 6.3 Max: 16.9
Current: 3.1
0
16.9
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 5.10
SGA's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
52% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. SGA: 5.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
SGA' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.3  Med: 6.95 Max: 54.4
Current: 5.1
-31.3
54.4
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 5.90
SGA's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
50% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. SGA: 5.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
SGA' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.4  Med: 16 Max: 68.7
Current: 5.9
-10.4
68.7
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Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Broadcasting - Radio    NAICS: 515112    SIC: 4832
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Headquarter Location:USA
Saga Communications Inc is engaged acquiring, developing and operating broadcast properties. Its broadcasts shows like Classic Hits, Adult Contemporary, Classic Rock, News/Talk and Country. It manages its business in two segments; Radio and Television.

Saga Communications Inc is a US-based broadcast company which is engaged in acquiring, developing and operating broadcast properties. The company manages its business in two segments mainly Radio and Television. Radio segment programs shows like Classic Hits, Adult Contemporary, Classic Rock, News/Talk, and Country. Television segment operates two CBS affiliates, one ABC affiliate, two Fox affiliates, one Univision affiliate, one NBC affiliate, one Telemundo affiliate and one Cozi TV affiliate. It also develops local programming, including a strong local news franchise in each television market. The company serves over 20 markets, 90 radio stations, and few television stations. The company earns most its revenue sale of advertising for broadcast on radio stations.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 15.96
SGA's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 282 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 22.50 vs. SGA: 15.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
SGA' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.57  Med: 15.33 Max: 114.78
Current: 15.96
4.57
114.78
PE Ratio without NRI 15.96
SGA's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
67% of the 283 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 23.33 vs. SGA: 15.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
SGA' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.57  Med: 15.36 Max: 108.74
Current: 15.96
4.57
108.74
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 36.55
SGA's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
77% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 17.21 vs. SGA: 36.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
SGA' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.48  Med: 27.85 Max: 58.72
Current: 36.55
15.48
58.72
PB Ratio 1.99
SGA's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. SGA: 1.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
SGA' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.59 Max: 2.78
Current: 1.99
0.2
2.78
PS Ratio 1.90
SGA's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. SGA: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
SGA' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 1.32 Max: 2.36
Current: 1.9
0.11
2.36
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 12.24
SGA's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
59% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 15.94 vs. SGA: 12.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
SGA' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 7.73 Max: 41.41
Current: 12.24
1.7
41.41
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 9.73
SGA's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
55% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 10.33 vs. SGA: 9.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
SGA' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 6.23 Max: 11.44
Current: 9.73
0.54
11.44
EV-to-EBIT 9.41
SGA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
79% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 16.23 vs. SGA: 9.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SGA' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.9  Med: 9.5 Max: 140.3
Current: 9.41
-1.9
140.3
EV-to-EBITDA 9.41
SGA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
60% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 12.11 vs. SGA: 9.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SGA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.9  Med: 9.5 Max: 140.3
Current: 9.41
-1.9
140.3
PEG Ratio 54.00
SGA's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
99% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. SGA: 54.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
SGA' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.19 Max: 54
Current: 54
0.41
54
Shiller PE Ratio 51.45
SGA's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 24.36 vs. SGA: 51.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
SGA' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.92  Med: 44.7 Max: 72.97
Current: 51.45
3.92
72.97
Current Ratio 3.62
SGA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. SGA: 3.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SGA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 2.32 Max: 3.71
Current: 3.62
1.04
3.71
Quick Ratio 3.62
SGA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. SGA: 3.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SGA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 2.32 Max: 3.71
Current: 3.62
1.04
3.71
Days Sales Outstanding 49.57
SGA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
64% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 68.59 vs. SGA: 49.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SGA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 49.57  Med: 56.07 Max: 59.43
Current: 49.57
49.57
59.43
Days Payable 9.60
SGA's Days Payable is ranked lower than
86% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 59.95 vs. SGA: 9.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SGA' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.99  Med: 7.81 Max: 10.5
Current: 9.6
4.99
10.5

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 2.60
SGA's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
64% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. SGA: 2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
SGA' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.96  Med: 2.21 Max: 2.86
Current: 2.6
0.96
2.86
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.40
SGA's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. SGA: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
SGA' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.36 Max: 0.4
Current: 0.4
0.24
0.4
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.57
SGA's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
58% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. SGA: 2.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 2.56
SGA's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
52% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 2.66 vs. SGA: 2.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
SGA' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.96  Med: 2.21 Max: 2.86
Current: 2.56
0.96
2.86
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.90
SGA's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: -2.70 vs. SGA: -0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SGA' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.3  Med: -0.35 Max: 6.8
Current: -0.9
-4.3
6.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 10.76
SGA's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
89% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. SGA: 10.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
SGA' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.07  Med: 12.66 Max: 52.47
Current: 10.76
3.07
52.47
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.98
SGA's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. SGA: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
SGA' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.92 Max: 8.89
Current: 0.98
0.08
8.89
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.44
SGA's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
71% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. SGA: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
SGA' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 1.53 Max: 3.34
Current: 1.44
0.1
3.34
Price-to-Graham-Number 2.76
SGA's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
65% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. SGA: 2.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
SGA' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.28  Med: 2.97 Max: 26.78
Current: 2.76
2.28
26.78
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 10.61
SGA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
86% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. SGA: 10.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
SGA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -68.8  Med: 10.3 Max: 17.2
Current: 10.61
-68.8
17.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 4.99
SGA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
64% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 9.24 vs. SGA: 4.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
SGA' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 10.25 Max: 96.2
Current: 4.99
1.4
96.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $141.26
EPS (TTM) $ 2.89
Beta1.60
Short Percentage of Float2.08%
52-Week Range $36.70 - 52.05
Shares Outstanding (Mil)5.91
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