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LEE - Lee Enterprises Inc Share Price

$0.95 -0.0  -4.6%

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Consumer Cyclicals
Micro Cap
Market Cap £44.0m
Enterprise Value £460.1m
Revenue £376.3m
Position in Universe 4655th / 6362
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Year End 29th Sep 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020E 2021E CAGR / Avg
660.9 648.5 614.4 566.9 544 509.9 534 -5.1%
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the 26 weeks ended 29 March 2020, Lee Enterprises, Incorporated revenues decreased 6% to $243.7M. Net loss totaled $47K vs. income of $7.7M. Revenues reflect Advertising and marketing services decrease of 9% to $126.7M, Subscription decrease of 4% to $88.1M. Net loss reflects Debt financing and administrative costs increase from $1.9M to $11.9M (expense), Other Operating Expenses increase of 4% to $101.3M (expense).
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Profile Summary

Lee Enterprises, Incorporated is a provider of local news and information, and a platform for print and digital advertising. The Company's products included 46 daily and 34 Sunday newspapers, 300 weekly newspapers, and classified and niche publications, as of September 25, 2016. The Company also provides a range of digital products, including video, digital couponing, behavioral targeting, audience retargeting, banner advertisements and social networking. It provides digital marketing services to small and midsized businesses (SMBs), including search engine marketing (SEM), social media, audience extension, business profiles, and Website hosting and design. It offers small business solutions, including search engine optimization (SEO), local online marketing, social media marketing, video advertising and Website design. The markets it caters to are located primarily in the Midwest, Mountain West and West regions of the United States.

Last Annual September 29th, 2019
Last Interim March 29th, 2020
Incorporated September 22, 1950
Public Since March 17, 1980
No. of Shareholders: 5,777
No. of Employees: 2,954
Sector Consumer Cyclicals
Industry Media & Publishing
Exchange New York Stock Exchange
Shares in Issue 58,122,260
Free Float (0.0%)
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Upcoming Events for LEE
Thursday 6th August, 2020
Q3 2020 Lee Enterprises Inc Earnings Call
Thursday 10th December, 2020
Q4 2020 Lee Enterprises Inc Earnings Call
Frequently Asked Questions for Lee Enterprises Inc
What is the Lee Enterprises Inc share price?

As of 9:10pm, shares in Lee Enterprises Inc are trading at $0.95, giving the company a market capitalisation of £44.0m. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Lee Enterprises Inc share price performed this year?

Shares in Lee Enterprises Inc are currently trading at $0.95 and the price has moved by -51.43% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Lee Enterprises Inc price has moved by -57.12% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Lee Enterprises Inc?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Lee Enterprises Inc, there are there are currently 0 "buy" , 0 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Lee Enterprises Inc is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Lee Enterprises Inc next release its financial results?

Lee Enterprises Inc is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-03-29
What is the Lee Enterprises Inc dividend yield?

Lee Enterprises Inc does not currently pay a dividend.

Does Lee Enterprises Inc pay a dividend?

Lee Enterprises Inc does not currently pay a dividend.

When does Lee Enterprises Inc next pay dividends?

Lee Enterprises Inc does not currently pay a dividend.

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What is the market cap of Lee Enterprises Inc?

Shares in Lee Enterprises Inc are currently trading at $0.95, giving the company a market capitalisation of £44.0m.

Where are Lee Enterprises Inc shares listed? Where are Lee Enterprises Inc shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Lee Enterprises Inc:

Country of listing: United States
Exchange: NYQ
Ticker Symbol: LEE
What kind of share is Lee Enterprises Inc?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Lee Enterprises Inc is currently classified as a Contrarian. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a Lee Enterprises Inc share price forecast 2020?

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How can I tell whether the Lee Enterprises Inc share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Lee Enterprises Inc. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been -47.49%. At the current price of $0.95, shares in Lee Enterprises Inc are trading at -22.64% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the Lee Enterprises Inc PE Ratio?

The Lee Enterprises Inc PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 5.09. The shares are currently trading at $0.95.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of Lee Enterprises Inc?

Lee Enterprises Inc's management team is headed by:

Gregory Schermer - DRC
Mary Junck - CHM
Herbert Moloney - LED
Kevin Mowbray - PRE
Richard Cole - IND
Suzanna Frank - VPR
Michele White - VPR
James Green - VPR
Astrid Garcia - VPR
Nathan Bekke - VPR
Timothy Millage - CFO
Margaret Liberman - IND
Steven Fletcher - IND
Joseph Battistoni - VPR
Ray Farris - VPR
Who are the major shareholders of Lee Enterprises Inc?

Here are the top five shareholders of Lee Enterprises Inc based on the size of their shareholding:

Cannell Capital, LLC Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 8.51% (4.95m shares)
MNG Enterprises, Inc. Corporation
Percentage owned: 7.05% (4.10m shares)
Alden Global Capital Ltd. Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 6.15% (3.58m shares)
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 4.96% (2.88m shares)
Franklin Mutual Series - Franklin Mutual Quest Fund Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 4.07% (2.37m shares)
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