$-0.08 EPS Expected for The EW Scripps Company (SSP) on May, 7

Marco Green
April 21, 2018

Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 186,405 shares of the company's stock worth $3,563,000 after acquiring an additional 27,603 shares during the last quarter. Benchmark restated a "buy" rating and set a $21.00 price target on shares of E. W. Scripps in a research note on Friday, January 26th. Alphaone Investment Serv Lc holds 0.04% of its capital in The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE:SSP) for 7,403 shs. It has underperformed by 58.07% the S&P500.

Alliancebernstein L P accumulated 84,149 shares. State Street Corp now owns 1,250,054 shares of the company's stock valued at $24,162,000 after buying an additional 94,340 shares during the last quarter. The firm has a market cap of $945.56, a PE ratio of -29.44, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 8.53 and a beta of 2.00. About 387,227 shares traded. Diageo plc (NYSE:DEO) has risen 14.00% since April 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 26.48% the S&P500. 6 are the (NYSE:SSP)'s ratings reports on April 21, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 3 sales for $2.87 million activity. Therefore 33% are positive. Institutional investors own 76.96% of the company's stock. On Wednesday, October 4 the stock rating was maintained by Noble Financial with "Buy". The company was upgraded on Thursday, August 6 by Investec. On Wednesday, August 5 the stock rating was upgraded by Zacks to "Hold". Last quarter $0.14 EPS was reported. Benchmark has "Buy" rating and $19 target.

Among 3 analysts covering EW Scripps (NYSE:SSP), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Scripps had 25 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company rating was maintained by Jefferies on Friday, November 3. Hall Laurie J Trustee stated it has 0% in The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE:SSP).

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, March 26th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded E. W. Scripps from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Sunday, October 22 by Jefferies. Noble Financial reissued a "buy" rating on shares of E. W. Scripps in a report on Monday, January 22nd. Guggenheim has "Hold" rating and $18.0 target.

Scripps E W Co (SSP) investors sentiment increased to 1.13 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.23, from 0.9 in 2017Q3.

Shares of SSP opened at $11.48 on Friday. The company reported $0.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.05 by $0.09. Arizona State Retirement System lifted its position in E. W. Scripps by 223.0% during the fourth quarter. Blackstone Group L.P. boosted its stake in shares of E. W. Scripps by 10.7% in the third quarter. Below is a list of The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE:SSP) latest ratings and price target changes.

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 firm is worth $937.48 million. Water Island has 19,263 shares. Shine Invest Advisory Inc invested 0% in The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE:SSP). Gabelli Com Investment Advisers Inc has invested 0.03% in The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE:SSP). 114,747 were accumulated by Legal & General Group Inc Public Ltd Liability Co. Invesco reported 110,927 shs or 0% of all its holdings.

Tower Research Capital Ltd Liability Corp (Trc) holds 200 shs. Quantbot Ltd Partnership stated it has 3,090 shs or 0% of all its holdings. Amer Grp holds 45,681 shares. Wells Fargo & Company MN grew its position in E. W. Scripps by 17.4% in the third quarter. The company reported $0.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.05 by $0.09. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.46 EPS. research analysts forecast that E. W. Scripps Co will post 0.68 earnings per share for the current year.

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