Comparing Tribune Media (TRCO) & Its Peers
Tribune Media (NYSE: TRCO) is one of 32 publicly-traded companies in the “Broadcasting” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Tribune Media to similar businesses based on the strength of its dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, valuation and earnings.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Tribune Media and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Tribune Media||$1.95 billion||$14.24 million||-30.99|
|Tribune Media Competitors||$12.55 billion||$1.47 billion||177.88|
This table compares Tribune Media and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Tribune Media Competitors||-8.42%||12.08%||2.78%|
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Tribune Media and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Tribune Media Competitors||203||1050||2290||44||2.61|
Tribune Media presently has a consensus target price of $43.88, suggesting a potential upside of 6.44%. As a group, “Broadcasting” companies have a potential upside of 13.89%. Given Tribune Media’s competitors stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Tribune Media has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
90.8% of Tribune Media shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.3% of shares of all “Broadcasting” companies are held by institutional investors. 0.6% of Tribune Media shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 13.1% of shares of all “Broadcasting” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Tribune Media pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. Tribune Media pays out -75.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Broadcasting” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.7% and pay out 58.0% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. Tribune Media is clearly a better dividend stock than its competitors, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.
Risk & Volatility
Tribune Media has a beta of 1.51, suggesting that its share price is 51% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Tribune Media’s competitors have a beta of 1.51, suggesting that their average share price is 51% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Tribune Media competitors beat Tribune Media on 10 of the 15 factors compared.
Tribune Media Company Profile
Tribune Media Company, through its subsidiaries, operates as a media and entertainment company in the United States. It offers news, entertainment, and sports programming through Tribune Broadcasting local television stations, including FOX television affiliates, CW Network, LLC television affiliates, CBS television affiliates, ABC television affiliates, NBC television affiliates, and independent television stations; and television series and movies on WGN America, a national general entertainment cable network. The company also operates Antenna TV and THIS TV, a digital multicast networks; Tribune Studios, a development and production studio; Screener, an entertainment Website; and WGN 720 AM, a radio station in Chicago. It owns and operates 42 local television stations. The company was formerly known as Tribune Company and changed its name to Tribune Media Company in July 2014. Tribune Media Company was founded in 1847 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.
Receive News & Ratings for Tribune Media Company Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Tribune Media Company and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.