Saga Communications Inc. Class A Shares Close the Day 13.4% Higher - Daily Wrap

The company saw its shares close the day 13.4% higher than yesterday, with trading volume lower than its 30 day average.

Mar 15, 2021 by Kwhen Finance Editors

Saga Communications Inc. Class A Shares Close the Day 13.4% Higher - Daily Wrap
Saga Communications Inc. Class A shares closed today 13.4% higher than it did at the end of yesterday. The stock is currently up 14.5% year-to-date, down 0.4% over the past 12 months, and down 19.4% over the past five years. Today, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.5%, and the S&P 500 rose 0.6%.

Trading Activity

  • Shares traded as high as $27.50 and as low as $22.56 this week.
  • Shares closed 1e+1% below its 52-week high and 7e+1% above its 52-week low.
  • Trading volume this week was 30.4% lower than the 10-day average and 36.1% lower than the 30-day average.
  • Beta, a measure of the stock’s volatility relative to the overall market stands at 1.4.

Technical Indicators

  • The Relative Strength Index (RSI) on the stock was above 70, indicating it may be overbought.
  • MACD, a trend-following momentum indicator, indicates an upward trend.
  • The stock closed below its Bollinger band, indicating it may be oversold.

Fundamentals & Catalysts

  • Over the past 12 months the company generated $11 million in earnings before interest and taxes from $98 million in revenue. It currently holds $48 million in cash and $14 million in debt.
  • Its forward price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 0 is higher than its current P/E ratio of -349.93, implying that analysts are expecting a decrease in earnings.
  • The company's price/earnings-to-growth ratio (PEG Ratio), a widely used indicator of a stock's true value while also factoring in expected earnings growth, currently stands at 2.56. A fairly valued company should have a PEG ratio of 1.0. When a company's PEG exceeds 1.0, it's considered overvalued while a stock with a PEG of less than 1.0 is considered undervalued.
  • The company's debt-to-equity ratio, which measures the extent to which it finances its operations through debt, currently stands at 1.29 which means it currently has $1.29 of debt for every $1 of equity. Generally speaking, a debt to equity ratio below 1.0 is seen as relatively safe, while ratios of 2.0 or higher would be considered risky. Some industries are known for having much higher debt to equity ratios than others.
  • The company's price-to-book ratio, which measures the market's valuation of a company relative to its book value, currently stands at 0.55. This means that the stock is trading at a discount of 1 times relative to the company's book value which reflects the total value of a company's assets that shareholders of that company would receive if the company were to be liquidated.
  • The company's price-to-sales ratio, which shows how much the market values every dollar of the company's sales, currently stands at 1.05.
  • The company's enterprise value-to-revenue multiple, which is often used to determine a company's valuation in the case of a potential acquisition, currently stands at 0.67.

P/E

-349.93

EBITDA

$11M

P/Book

0.55

Mkt Cap

$138M

P/Sales

1.05

Revenue

$98M

EPS (TTM)

-0.07

PEG Ratio

2.56

EV/Revenue

0.67

Total Cash

$48M

Debt/Equity

1.29

Forward P/E

0.00

Current Debt

$14M

Gross Profit

$15M

Dividend Date

-

Earnings Date

2021-03-12

Profit Margin

-0.00

Revenue/Share

19.62

Total Revenue

$98M

Enterprise Val

$65M

Put/Call Ratio

0.00

Revenue/Employee

0.00

Market Comparative Performance

  • The company's share price beats the S&P 500 Index today, lags it on a 1-year basis, and lags it on a 5-year basis
  • The company's share price beats the Dow Jones Industrial Average today, lags it on a 1-year basis, and lags it on a 5-year basis
  • The company share price beats the performance of its peers in the Communication Services industry sector today, lags it on a 1-year basis, and lags it on a 5 year basis
NameDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %52-Week H %52-Week L %
Saga Communications Inc. Class A13.414.5-0.4
Dow Jones Industrial Average0.57.644.40.284.0
S&P 500 Index0.66.049.9-0.683.0
Communication Services0.711.564.2-0.695.3

Peer Group Comparative Performance

  • The company's stock price performance year-to-date lags the peer average by -83.9%
  • The company's stock price performance over the past 12 months lags the peer average by -100.4%
NameMKT CAP (USD)P/EYTD %Δ1 Yr %Δ52-Week H %52-Week L %
Saga Communications Inc. Class ASGA-349.914.5-0.4
Peer AvgN/A-1.390.191.0-0.9141.9
Entercom Communications Corp. Class AETM-3.3137.2149.4-4.4709.3
Cumulus Media Inc. Class ACMLS027.974.5
Salem Media Group Inc. Class ASALM-1.2198.1219.5
Beasley Broadcast Group Inc. Class ABBGI-2.087.211.6

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