Lee Enterprises, Incorporated

NasdaqGS:LEE Stock Report

Mkt Cap: US$125.2m

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Lee Enterprises Valuation

Is LEE undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

3/6

Valuation Score 3/6

  • Price-To-Sales vs Peers

  • Price-To-Sales vs Industry

  • Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for LEE?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

LEE key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue0.8x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA6x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers

How does LEE's PS Ratio compare to its peers?

The above table shows the PS ratio for LEE vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPSEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average2.3x
GCI Gannett
0.1x-3.8%US$348.1m
DJCO Daily Journal
7.9xn/aUS$425.5m
DALN DallasNews
0.2xn/aUS$28.8m
SCHL Scholastic
0.9xn/aUS$1.5b
LEE Lee Enterprises
0.2x1.9%US$125.2m

Price-To-Sales vs Peers: LEE is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.2x) compared to the peer average (2.3x).


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does LEE's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Media Industry?

0 CompaniesPrice / EarningsEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Industry Avg.n/a13.1%
n/an/an/a

Price-To-Sales vs Industry: LEE is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.2x) compared to the US Media industry average (1.1x)


Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is LEE's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

LEE PS Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PS Ratio0.2x
Fair PS Ratio0.6x

Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: LEE is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.2x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.6x).


Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of LEE when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate LEE's fair value for valuation analysis.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate LEE's fair value for valuation analysis.


Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.


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