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U.S. Media Industry Analysis

UpdatedNov 30, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies134
  • 7D0.9%
  • 3M-5.0%
  • 1Y-32.4%
  • YTD-33.1%

In the last week, Media has been flat. As for the longer term, the industry has declined 32% in the last year. As for the next few years, earnings are expected to grow by 16% per annum.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the U.S. Media Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Wed, 30 Nov 2022US$401.1bUS$339.0bUS$26.8b11.6x15x1.2x
Fri, 28 Oct 2022US$377.5bUS$337.9bUS$27.8b11.3x13.6x1.1x
Sun, 25 Sep 2022US$345.0bUS$336.9bUS$36.4b10.3x9.5x1x
Tue, 23 Aug 2022US$415.2bUS$336.9bUS$36.5b12.3x11.4x1.2x
Thu, 21 Jul 2022US$446.7bUS$333.0bUS$36.1b14.4x12.4x1.3x
Sat, 18 Jun 2022US$402.6bUS$333.0bUS$36.1b12.7x11.1x1.2x
Mon, 16 May 2022US$466.9bUS$345.4bUS$36.8b16.6x12.7x1.4x
Wed, 13 Apr 2022US$616.3bUS$344.8bUS$35.1b19x17.5x1.8x
Fri, 11 Mar 2022US$551.2bUS$335.3bUS$34.8b15.4x15.9x1.6x
Sun, 06 Feb 2022US$588.4bUS$332.9bUS$33.2b13.4x17.7x1.8x
Tue, 04 Jan 2022US$608.7bUS$329.4bUS$32.8b12.9x18.6x1.8x
Thu, 02 Dec 2021US$591.7bUS$328.0bUS$32.8b13.3x18x1.8x
Sat, 30 Oct 2021US$636.7bUS$314.9bUS$30.5b16x20.9x2x
Mon, 27 Sep 2021US$672.1bUS$314.3bUS$30.5b13.2x22x2.1x
Wed, 25 Aug 2021US$685.4bUS$317.9bUS$30.4b12.5x22.5x2.2x
Thu, 01 Jul 2021US$671.8bUS$317.8bUS$30.4b13.1x22.1x2.1x
Sun, 04 Apr 2021US$630.1bUS$303.9bUS$25.1b15.7x25.1x2.1x
Wed, 06 Jan 2021US$606.7bUS$300.5bUS$18.7b13x32.5x2x
Sat, 10 Oct 2020US$515.8bUS$293.2bUS$16.4b13.1x31.5x1.8x
Fri, 03 Jul 2020US$454.3bUS$298.8bUS$16.1b15.5x28.2x1.5x
Mon, 06 Apr 2020US$400.8bUS$305.4bUS$28.7b9.4x13.9x1.3x
Thu, 09 Jan 2020US$529.1bUS$303.1bUS$35.7b13.8x14.8x1.7x
Price to Earnings Ratio

13.6x


Total Market Cap: US$505.4bTotal Earnings: US$37.1bTotal Revenue: US$310.4bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.S. Media Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 20.8x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the American Media industry, indicating that they anticipate long term growth rates will be lower than they have historically.
  • The industry is trading at a PE ratio of 15.0x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 20.8x.
  • The 3-year average PS ratio of 1.7x is higher than the industry's current PS ratio of 1.2x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Media industry have declined 10% per year over the last three years.
  • Meanwhile revenues for these companies have grown 3.0% per year.
  • This means that although more sales are being generated, either the cost of doing business or the level of investment back into businesses has increased, which has decreased profits.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the U.S. Telecom industry?

US Market-0.94%
Telecom-0.95%
Media0.94%
Broadcasting2.97%
Publishing1.81%
Cable and Satellite0.68%
Advertising0.30%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Publishing industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 17.6x.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 13.3%, which is higher than its past year's earnings decline of 5.1% per year.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Broadcasting industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 12.6x.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Advertising industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 24% over the next 5 years.
  • However this is lower than its past earnings growth rate of 31% per year.
  • In contrast, the Broadcasting industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 4.8% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

Which companies have driven the market over the last 7 days?

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
CMCSA ComcastUS$35.481.1%
+US$1.6b
-29.0%PE28.4x
NXST Nexstar Media GroupUS$187.618.4%
+US$549.4m
25.5%PE6.9x
FOXA FoxUS$31.722.7%
+US$445.0m
-11.2%PE15.5x
NWSA NewsUS$18.564.1%
+US$420.6m
-14.2%PE22.9x
PARA Paramount GlobalUS$19.753.2%
+US$396.0m
-36.2%PE4.5x
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AMCX

US$19.48

AMC Networks

7D

-6.2%

1Y

-49.5%

SIRI

US$6.41

Sirius XM Holdings

7D

-1.2%

1Y

5.1%

WLY

US$46.04

John Wiley & Sons

7D

-3.1%

1Y

-11.4%

IPG

US$34.31

Interpublic Group of Companies

7D

1.4%

1Y

3.4%

NWSA

US$18.56

News

7D

4.1%

1Y

-14.2%

CMCSA

US$35.48

Comcast

7D

1.1%

1Y

-29.0%

MGNI

US$10.12

Magnite

7D

-4.1%

1Y

-42.6%

NXST

US$187.61

Nexstar Media Group

7D

8.4%

1Y

25.5%

FOXA

US$31.72

Fox

7D

2.7%

1Y

-11.2%

TTD

US$48.69

Trade Desk

7D

0.6%

1Y

-52.9%

CTV

US$2.55

Innovid

7D

-15.0%

1Y

-67.9%

STGW

US$7.18

Stagwell

7D

-6.0%

1Y

-7.0%

UONE.K

US$4.10

Urban One

7D

-12.4%

1Y

22.0%