What are Analysts opinions on: The E. W. Scripps Company (NYSE:SSP)

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The E. W. Scripps Company (NYSE:SSP) will report its next earnings on May 4 – May 8 (Est.). The company reported the earnings of $0.46/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.42/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.04/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 9.5%.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for The E. W. Scripps Company and for the current quarter 4 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $-0.02/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $-0.07/share and a High Estimate of $0.01/share.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 3 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for The E. W. Scripps Company as 211.87 Million. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for The E. W. Scripps Company is 211.4 Million and the High Revenue Estimate is 212.4 Million. The company had Year Ago Sales of 209.5 Million.

These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for SSP to be -133.3%. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of -7.1%. For the next 5 years, The E. W. Scripps Company is expecting Growth of 10% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was -14.15% per annum.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on The E. W. Scripps Company, where 0 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 3 analysts have given a Buy signal, 3 said it’s a HOLD, 0 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. 4 Analysts reported that the Price Target for The E. W. Scripps Company might touch $24 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $22.25 and $20 respectively.

To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. The E. W. Scripps Company got Downgrade on 29-Feb-16 where investment firm Wells Fargo Downgrade the stock from Outperform to Market Perform.

The E. W. Scripps Company closed its last trading session at $22.53 with the gain of 2.22%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 1.89 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $23.08 and 52-week low of $12.16. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 11.38% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 16.94% and 34.76% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Feb 28, 2017 and 52-Week Low on Nov 4, 2016.

The Relative Volume of the company is 3.18 and Average Volume (3 months) is 531.39 million. The E. W. Scripps Company P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 247.63 and Forward P/E ratio of 22.87.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 0.4%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 0.8%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is -3.9%.

While looking at the Stock’s Performance, The E. W. Scripps Company currently shows a Weekly Performance of 9.51%, where Monthly Performance is 19.95%, Quarterly performance is 35.71%, 6 Months performance is 34.13% and yearly performance percentage is 33.43%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is 19.14%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 5.05% and Monthly Volatility of 3.02%.