A.H. Belo Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a local news and information publishing company primarily in Texas. More Details
Flawless balance sheet unattractive dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has A.H. Belo's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: AHC is more volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 13% a week.
Volatility Over Time: AHC's weekly volatility (13%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of US stocks.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: AHC underperformed the US Media industry which returned 42.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AHC underperformed the US Market which returned 36.2% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is A.H. Belo's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is A.H. Belo undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: AHC ($1.99) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($0.85)
Significantly Below Fair Value: AHC is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: AHC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Media industry average.
PE vs Market: AHC 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 AHC's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: AHC is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.9x) compared to the US Media industry average (2.3x).
How is A.H. Belo forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Media industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as A.H. Belo has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
- Examine A.H. Belo's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
- A.H. Belo competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Media industry.
How has A.H. Belo performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: AHC is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: AHC is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: AHC is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 1.8% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare AHC's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: AHC is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Media industry (-20.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: AHC has a negative Return on Equity (-12.5%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is A.H. Belo's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: AHC's short term assets ($91.5M) exceed its short term liabilities ($33.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: AHC's short term assets ($91.5M) exceed its long term liabilities ($46.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: AHC is debt free.
Reducing Debt: AHC has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: AHC has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: AHC has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is A.H. Belo current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: AHC's dividend (8.04%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.31%).
High Dividend: AHC's dividend (8.04%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.64%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: AHC's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: AHC's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: AHC is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Robert Decherd (68 yo)
Mr. Robert W. Decherd has been the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of A.H. Belo Corporation since May 17, 2018 and its Director since October 2007. Mr. Decherd served as Chairman, Chief Exe...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Robert's total compensation ($USD360.00K) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD511.82K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Robert's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|President & Publisher of The Dallas Morning News||4.08yrs||US$1.30m||0.12% |
|Executive VP||5.92yrs||US$633.82k||0.12% |
|Senior VP||8.08yrs||US$521.09k||no data|
|Senior VP & Chief People Officer||4.67yrs||no data||no data|
|President of Belo Media Group||2.08yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: AHC's management team is considered experienced (4.4 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||10yrs||US$127.00k||0.14% |
|Independent Lead Director||no data||US$137.00k||0.26% |
|Independent Director||10.5yrs||US$127.00k||0.14% |
Experienced Board: AHC's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if 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.
A.H. Belo Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: A.H. Belo Corporation
- Ticker: AHC
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1842
- Industry: Publishing
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: US$42.607m
- Shares outstanding: 21.41m
- Website: https://www.ahbelo.com
Number of Employees
- A.H. Belo Corporation
- 1954 Commerce Street
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|AHC||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Series A Common Stock||US||USD||Jan 2008|
|1KB||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Series A Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 2008|
A.H. Belo Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a local news and information publishing company primarily in Texas. The company publishes The Dallas Morning News, a newspaper; Briefing n...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/03/07 23:53|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/03/05 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.