iHeartMedia, Inc. operates as a media and entertainment company worldwide. More Details
Reasonable growth potential and slightly overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has iHeartMedia's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: IHRT is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.
Volatility Over Time: IHRT's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: IHRT exceeded the US Media industry which returned 59.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: IHRT exceeded the US Market which returned 50.8% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is iHeartMedia's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is iHeartMedia undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: IHRT ($22.64) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($33.64)
Significantly Below Fair Value: IHRT is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: IHRT is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Media industry average.
PE vs Market: IHRT is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate IHRT's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: IHRT is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.1x) compared to the US Media industry average (2x).
How is iHeartMedia forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: IHRT is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: IHRT is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: IHRT's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: IHRT's revenue (6.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: IHRT's revenue (6.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: IHRT's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (27.1%)
How has iHeartMedia performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: IHRT is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: IHRT is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: IHRT is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 32.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare IHRT's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: IHRT is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Media industry (39.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: IHRT has a negative Return on Equity (-57.56%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is iHeartMedia's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: IHRT's short term assets ($1.4B) exceed its short term liabilities ($733.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: IHRT's short term assets ($1.4B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($7.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: IHRT's debt to equity ratio (742.4%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: IHRT had negative shareholder equity 5 years ago, but is now positive and has therefore improved.
Debt Coverage: IHRT's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (3.2%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if IHRT's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is iHeartMedia current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate IHRT's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate IHRT's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if IHRT's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if IHRT's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of IHRT's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Bob Pittman (66 yo)
Mr. Robert W. Pittman, also known as Bob, had been the Chairman of the Board at iHeartMedia, Inc. since May 17, 2013 and has been its Chief Executive Officer since October 2, 2011. He is a Member of Adviso...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Bob's total compensation ($USD5.32M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.32M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Bob's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: IHRT's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.2 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: IHRT's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: IHRT insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
iHeartMedia, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: iHeartMedia, Inc.
- Ticker: IHRT
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: NaN
- Industry: Broadcasting
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: US$3.119b
- Shares outstanding: 146.28m
- Website: https://www.iheartmedia.com
Number of Employees
- iHeartMedia, Inc.
- 20880 Stone Oak Parkway
- San Antonio
- United States
iHeartMedia, Inc. operates as a media and entertainment company worldwide. It operates through two segments, Audio, and Audio & Media Services. The Audio segment offers broadcast radio, digital, mobile, po...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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