On May, 4 The EW Scripps Company (SSP) Analysts See $-0.08 EPS

Marco Green
April 16, 2018

The E.W. Scripps Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a media enterprise with a portfolio of television, radio, and digital media brands. The stock increased 2.75% or $0.31 during the last trading session, reaching $11.58. About 538,325 shares traded or 24.79% up from the average. It has underperformed by 58.07% the S&P500. SSP's total short interest was 5.92 million shares in April as published by FINRA. Moving out to look at the previous month volatility move, the stock is at 3.08%. If we take a long term observation, shares have been trading at a distance of -30.47% from the 200-day moving average.

The stock decreased 3.63% or $5.73 during the last trading session, reaching $152.19. Blackrock owns 7.14 million shares. Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) has declined 27.67% since April 15, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 70.47% the S&P500. The company has market cap of $45.03 billion. It operates through Television, Radio, Digital, and Syndication and Other divisions.now it has negative earnings. The Television segment operates broadcast television stations, which produces news, information, and entertainment content. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. Therefore 33% are positive. Guggenheim maintained The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE:SSP) rating on Friday, January 26. The rating was maintained by Noble Financial on Monday, November 6 with "Buy".

The E.W. Scripps Company (SSP)'s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is 25.20. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold" on Monday, August 14. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 4 by Noble Financial. On Sunday, October 22 Jefferies maintained The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE:SSP) rating. The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating by Stephens given on Wednesday, November 18. When the current stock price is trading close to either the 52-week high or 52-week low, investors may pay increased attention to see if there will be a breakthrough that level. That's change of 0.23, from 2017Q3's 0.9.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 299,391 shares of the company's stock worth $5,721,000 after acquiring an additional 63,700 shares during the last quarter. Morgan Stanley accumulated 127,161 shares. Arizona State Retirement Systems stated it has 92,900 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Tealwood Asset Management Inc sold 24,510 shares as the company's stock declined 23.55% with the market. Punch & Assoc holds 472,689 shares. The SI to E.W. Scripps Company (the)'s float is 10.87%. Goldman Sachs Grp Inc Inc reported 272,411 shares or 0% of all its holdings.

Kopernik Global Investors Llc decreased Kinross Gold Corp (KGC) stake by 19.45% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Voya Investment Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation holds 27,699 shares. Ny State Common Retirement Fund accumulated 0.01% or 281,713 shares. Annex Advisory Services Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.07% in The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE:SSP). Zacks Investment Research raised shares of E. W. Scripps from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report on Wednesday, January 10th. With 300,300 avg volume, 20 days are for E.W. Scripps Company (the) (NYSE:SSP)'s short sellers to cover SSP's short positions.

Since January 11, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $35,370 activity. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.77%. It also upped Kt Corp (NYSE:KT) stake by 805,349 shares and now owns 2.36M shares. Ameriprise Fincl reported 283,910 shares. 233.50 million shares or 1.53% less from 237.14 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Manufacturers Life The stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Ply Gem Holdings, Inc (NYSE:PGEM). Earnest Limited Liability Company holds 600 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Tiaa Cref Invest Mngmt Ltd Liability holds 0% or 140,721 shares in its portfolio. The company reported $0.46 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.39 by $0.07. D E Shaw & reported 0% stake. Jpmorgan Chase invested in 0.02% or 6.85 million shares. Bridgeway Cap Management holds 6,900 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Clarivest Asset Mgmt Ltd invested in 0% or 12,731 shares. Art Advsrs Ltd accumulated 47,787 shares. Some investors are only interested in buy and hold strategies, while others will opt to try and capitalize on short-term market movements. Therefore 46% are positive. Jefferies maintained it with "Hold" rating and $20.0 target in Monday, September 18 report. The stock of Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Buy" on Thursday, December 7. The stock of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) earned "Buy" rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, May 27. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Thursday, February 22 by B. Riley & Co. This simplified numeric scale spans the range of one to five which translates brokerage firm Buy/Sell/Hold recommendations into an average broker rating. Macquarie Research maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Friday, August 26 report.

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