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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.34
NYSE:SSP's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
67% of the 425 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. NYSE:SSP: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NYSE:SSP' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.08 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.34
Equity-to-Asset 0.55
NYSE:SSP's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
51% of the 396 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. NYSE:SSP: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NYSE:SSP' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.54 Max: 0.73
Current: 0.55
0.32
0.73
Interest Coverage 6.76
NYSE:SSP's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
62% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 20.66 vs. NYSE:SSP: 6.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:SSP' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.01  Med: 6.03 Max: 8.61
Current: 6.76
3.01
8.61
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 2.10
Beneish M-Score: -2.57
WACC vs ROIC
11.66%
5.91%
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 12.63
NYSE:SSP's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
65% of the 417 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.19 vs. NYSE:SSP: 12.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NYSE:SSP' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -83.97  Med: 2.01 Max: 13.43
Current: 12.63
-83.97
13.43
Net Margin % 6.40
NYSE:SSP's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
62% of the 417 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.81 vs. NYSE:SSP: 6.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:SSP' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -51.51  Med: -0.13 Max: 16.8
Current: 6.4
-51.51
16.8
ROE % 6.38
NYSE:SSP's ROE % is ranked higher than
60% of the 394 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.94 vs. NYSE:SSP: 6.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NYSE:SSP' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.04  Med: -0.08 Max: 25.62
Current: 6.38
-41.04
25.62
ROA % 3.56
NYSE:SSP's ROA % is ranked higher than
61% of the 427 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. NYSE:SSP: 3.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE:SSP' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.35  Med: -0.05 Max: 16.17
Current: 3.56
-22.35
16.17
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 30.11
NYSE:SSP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
66% of the 422 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 14.63 vs. NYSE:SSP: 30.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NYSE:SSP' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -104.21  Med: 1.55 Max: 34.42
Current: 30.11
-104.21
34.42
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 13.80
NYSE:SSP's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
83% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. NYSE:SSP: 13.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NYSE:SSP' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -11.6 Max: 13.8
Current: 13.8
0
13.8
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 86.60
NYSE:SSP's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
97% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. NYSE:SSP: 86.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NYSE:SSP' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -4.9 Max: 86.6
Current: 86.6
0
86.6
GuruFocus has detected 1 Warning Sign with The E W Scripps Co $NYSE:SSP.
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-08-03)


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Guru Trades

Q2 2016

SSP Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Mario Gabelli 7,740,518 sh (+29.05%)
Chuck Royce 1,010,910 sh (+18.42%)
Keeley Asset Management Corp Sold Out
Jim Simons 93,281 sh (-14.64%)
Murray Stahl 142,106 sh (-19.69%)
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Q3 2016

SSP Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Joel Greenblatt 10,089 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 7,766,807 sh (+0.34%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Murray Stahl 141,006 sh (-0.77%)
Chuck Royce 759,980 sh (-24.82%)
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Q4 2016

SSP Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 26,230 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 22,547 sh (+123.48%)
Mario Gabelli 7,876,290 sh (+1.41%)
Murray Stahl 139,722 sh (-0.91%)
Chuck Royce 480,210 sh (-36.81%)
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Q1 2017

SSP Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Joel Greenblatt 46,269 sh (+105.21%)
Paul Tudor Jones 51,276 sh (+95.49%)
Mario Gabelli 7,793,577 sh (-1.05%)
Murray Stahl 133,598 sh (-4.38%)
Chuck Royce 320,210 sh (-33.32%)
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Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Broadcasting - TV    NAICS: 515120    SIC: 4833
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Traded in other countries:SQ6B.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
The E W Scripps Co is a media company engaged in television and radio broadcasting. Its operates more than 30 television and radio stations and distributes its content on broadcast, Internet, smartphones and tablets.

E.W. Scripps owns and operates a collection of daily and community newspapers, primarily in medium-sized cities in the southern and western portions of the United States. The company's portfolio of broadcast television stations are mostly major network-affiliated, and are primarily located in the top-40 television markets in the U.S., including Detroit and Phoenix. During 2008, the company spun off its cable television networks and interactive media businesses.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 26.90
SSP's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 22.86 vs. SSP: 26.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
SSP' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.21  Med: 24.31 Max: 910
Current: 26.9
1.21
910
Forward PE Ratio 112.36
SSP's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
97% of the 60 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 16.86 vs. SSP: 112.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 26.90
SSP's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
53% of the 276 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 23.56 vs. SSP: 26.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
SSP' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.21  Med: 25.02 Max: 282.33
Current: 26.9
1.21
282.33
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 13.83
SSP's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
68% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 17.38 vs. SSP: 13.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
SSP' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.05  Med: 12.34 Max: 182.57
Current: 13.83
1.05
182.57
PB Ratio 1.66
SSP's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 372 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. SSP: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
SSP' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.94 Max: 2.83
Current: 1.66
0.07
2.83
PS Ratio 1.68
SSP's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 399 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. SSP: 1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
SSP' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.66 Max: 3.81
Current: 1.68
0.05
3.81
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 12.83
SSP's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
61% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 15.00 vs. SSP: 12.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
SSP' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 11.79 Max: 699.71
Current: 12.83
0.22
699.71
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 10.62
SSP's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
54% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 10.33 vs. SSP: 10.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
SSP' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 8.12 Max: 207.24
Current: 10.62
0.17
207.24
EV-to-EBIT 16.30
SSP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
54% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 16.42 vs. SSP: 16.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SSP' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1363.7  Med: 6.8 Max: 1054
Current: 16.3
-1363.7
1054
EV-to-EBITDA 10.70
SSP's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
57% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 12.02 vs. SSP: 10.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SSP' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -283.5  Med: 5.8 Max: 149.1
Current: 10.7
-283.5
149.1
Current Ratio 3.76
SSP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 410 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. SSP: 3.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SSP' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.54 Max: 3.76
Current: 3.76
0.5
3.76
Quick Ratio 3.76
SSP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 410 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. SSP: 3.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SSP' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.45 Max: 3.76
Current: 3.76
0.49
3.76
Days Sales Outstanding 73.46
SSP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
54% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 69.34 vs. SSP: 73.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SSP' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 51.94  Med: 78.76 Max: 190.34
Current: 73.46
51.94
190.34
Days Payable 61.75
SSP's Days Payable is ranked higher than
52% of the 276 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 57.50 vs. SSP: 61.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SSP' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 40.36  Med: 93.49 Max: 155.34
Current: 61.75
40.36
155.34

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -13.50
SSP's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 267 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: -2.30 vs. SSP: -13.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SSP' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.7  Med: -0.3 Max: 0
Current: -13.5
-14.7
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.17
SSP's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
63% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. SSP: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
SSP' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.16 Max: 1.69
Current: 1.17
0.02
1.69
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 2.55
SSP's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
89% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. SSP: 2.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
SSP' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.45 Max: 4.75
Current: 2.55
0.12
4.75
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 6.13
SSP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
68% of the 428 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.16 vs. SSP: 6.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
SSP' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1635.4  Med: 1.6 Max: 45.2
Current: 6.13
-1635.4
45.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -9.69
SSP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
80% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 9.09 vs. SSP: -9.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
SSP' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.4  Med: 47.9 Max: 880.4
Current: -9.69
-10.4
880.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $944.55
EPS (TTM) $ 0.71
Beta1.93
Short Percentage of Float13.10%
52-Week Range $12.16 - 24.15
Shares Outstanding (Mil)82.36

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 914 1,078 1,043
EPS ($) 0.17 0.99 0.46
EPS without NRI ($) 0.17 0.99 0.46
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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Headlines

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Scripps to report second-quarter 2017 operating results on Aug. 3 Jul 17 2017 
Scripps names Symson president/CEO; Boehne to retire, continue as chairman of the board Jul 10 2017 
Actor LeVar Burton launches storytelling podcast as Stitcher original series Jun 13 2017 
9 Stocks Joel Greenblatt Continues to Buy Jun 08 2017 
Ananya Vinay Declared Champion Of The 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee Jun 02 2017 
National Spelling Bee Welcomes 291 Spellers For 90th Year Of Proud Tradition May 24 2017 
Scripps appoints Chris Way VP/GM of KTNV in Las Vegas May 23 2017 
Newsy announces live news show "The Why" and expanded original content at NewFronts May 08 2017 
Scripps brings local news to Amazon Alexa May 03 2017 
Scripps closes private offering of senior notes Apr 28 2017 

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