Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. operates as a diversified television media company in the United States. More Details
Average dividend payer with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Sinclair Broadcast Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SBGI is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SBGI's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: SBGI exceeded the US Media industry which returned 24.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SBGI underperformed the US Market which returned 34.1% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Sinclair Broadcast Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Sinclair Broadcast Group 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: SBGI ($36.28) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($168.64)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SBGI is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SBGI is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Media industry average.
PE vs Market: SBGI 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 SBGI's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SBGI has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the US Media industry average.
How is Sinclair Broadcast Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SBGI is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: SBGI is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: SBGI's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SBGI's revenue (5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SBGI's revenue (5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if SBGI's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Sinclair Broadcast Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SBGI is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: SBGI is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SBGI is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 35% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare SBGI's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: SBGI is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Media industry (-20%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SBGI's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.
How is Sinclair Broadcast Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SBGI has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.
Long Term Liabilities: SBGI has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SBGI has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.
Reducing Debt: SBGI's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.
Debt Coverage: SBGI's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (10.1%).
Interest Coverage: SBGI is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.
What is Sinclair Broadcast Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SBGI's dividend (2.21%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.34%).
High Dividend: SBGI's dividend (2.21%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.75%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SBGI's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: SBGI's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: SBGI is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: SBGI's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be thoroughly covered by earnings (4.8% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Chris Ripley (43 yo)
Mr. Christopher S. Ripley, also known as Chris, has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (“Sinclair“) since January 2017. From April 2014 to January 2017, he se...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Chris 's total compensation ($USD9.93M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD4.96M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Chris 's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|Executive Chairman of the Board||30.42yrs||US$7.85m||12.45% |
|President & CEO||4.08yrs||US$9.93m||0.41% |
|Executive VP & CFO||4.08yrs||US$2.67m||0.085% |
|President of Distribution & Network Relations||1.83yrs||US$3.36m||0.11% |
|Senior VP & Chief Accounting Officer||18.25yrs||no data||0.041% |
|Executive VP & CTO||6.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & Chief Information Officer||2.67yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Investor Relations||1yr||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & General Counsel||1.83yrs||no data||0.025% |
|Chief Compliance Officer||0.083yr||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Marketing||2.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Marketing Officer||0.25yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: SBGI's management team is considered experienced (2.4 years average tenure).
|Executive Chairman of the Board||30.42yrs||US$7.85m||12.45% |
|VP & Director||35.08yrs||no data||5.7% |
|VP, Secretary & Director||35.08yrs||no data||9.5% |
|Independent Director||25.58yrs||US$336.50k||0.037% |
|Independent Director||19.75yrs||US$302.50k||0.054% |
|Independent Director||18.75yrs||US$341.50k||0.089% |
|Independent Director||6.08yrs||US$279.50k||0.034% |
|Independent Director||2.08yrs||US$303.00k||0.014% |
Experienced Board: SBGI's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 25.6 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: SBGI 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.
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.
- Ticker: SBGI
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1986
- Industry: Broadcasting
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: US$2.583b
- Shares outstanding: 73.98m
- Website: https://www.sbgi.net
Number of Employees
- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.
- 10706 Beaver Dam Road
- Hunt Valley
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SBGI||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Class A Common Shares||US||USD||Jun 1995|
|SBTA||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Class A Common Shares||DE||EUR||Jun 1995|
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. operates as a diversified television media company in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Local News and Marketing Services; and Sports. It owns or provi...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/02/25 01:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/02/24 00:00|
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