TEGNA Inc. operates as a media company in the United States. More Details
Undervalued second-rate dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has TEGNA's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: TGNA is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: TGNA's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: TGNA underperformed the US Media industry which returned 13.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: TGNA underperformed the US Market which returned 19.7% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is TEGNA's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is TEGNA 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: TGNA ($14.69) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($39.52)
Significantly Below Fair Value: TGNA is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: TGNA is good value based on its PE Ratio (10x) compared to the US Media industry average (22.9x).
PE vs Market: TGNA is good value based on its PE Ratio (10x) compared to the US market (19.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: TGNA is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: TGNA is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.8x) compared to the US Media industry average (1.7x).
How is TEGNA 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: TGNA's forecast earnings growth (15.2% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: TGNA's earnings (15.2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (22% per year).
High Growth Earnings: TGNA's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: TGNA's revenue (4.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: TGNA's revenue (4.3% 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 TGNA's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has TEGNA performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: TGNA has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: TGNA's current net profit margins (11.9%) are lower than last year (16.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: TGNA's earnings have declined by 3.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: TGNA's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: TGNA had negative earnings growth (-11.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Media industry average (-12.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: TGNA's Return on Equity (17.7%) is considered low.
How is TEGNA's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: TGNA's short term assets ($763.3M) exceed its short term liabilities ($399.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: TGNA's short term assets ($763.3M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($4.7B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: TGNA's debt to equity ratio (214.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: TGNA's debt to equity ratio has increased from 185% to 214.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: TGNA's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (15.4%).
Interest Coverage: TGNA's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3x coverage).
What is TEGNA current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: TGNA's dividend (1.91%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.47%).
High Dividend: TGNA's dividend (1.91%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.05%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: TGNA's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: TGNA's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (19%), TGNA's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Dave Lougee (61 yo)
Mr. David T. Lougee, also known as Dave, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of TEGNA Inc. since May 31, 2017. Mr. Lougee has been the President of Gannett Broadcasting, Inc. (Broadcasting D...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Dave's total compensation ($USD5.79M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.15M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Dave's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive VP & CFO||8.33yrs||US$2.95m||0.12% |
|Senior VP||1.83yrs||US$1.29m||0.013% |
|Executive VP & COO of Media Operations||3.42yrs||US$2.93m||0.038% |
|Senior VP & CTO||2.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Investor Relations||0.67yr||no data||no data|
|VP & Chief Communications Officer||3.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Corporate Development||9yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & Chief Human Resources Officer||3.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Labor Relations||10.67yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of National Sales - USA Today Network||10yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Gannett Broadcasting||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: TGNA's management team is considered experienced (3.6 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||5.58yrs||US$250.00k||0.015% |
|Independent Chairman of the Board||2.58yrs||US$355.00k||0.015% |
|Independent Director||9.08yrs||US$255.00k||0.016% |
|Independent Director||2.75yrs||US$225.00k||0.0097% |
|Independent Director||5.42yrs||US$235.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||13.08yrs||US$255.00k||0.0081% |
|Independent Director||6.33yrs||US$225.00k||0.013% |
|Independent Director||2.92yrs||US$225.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||2.75yrs||US$225.00k||0.0060% |
|Independent Director||0.75yr||no data||0.00051% |
|Independent Director||12.08yrs||US$254.63k||0.022% |
Experienced Board: TGNA's board of directors are considered experienced (4.4 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.
TEGNA Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: TEGNA Inc.
- Ticker: TGNA
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1906
- Industry: Broadcasting
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: US$3.221b
- Shares outstanding: 219.24m
- Website: https://www.tegna.com
Number of Employees
- TEGNA Inc.
- 8350 Broad Street
- Suite 2000
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|TGNA||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jan 1969|
|GTT||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1969|
TEGNA Inc. operates as a media company in the United States. The company operates television stations and radio stations that deliver television programming and digital content. It offers content and infor...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/11/26 00:42|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/11/25 00:00|
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