Cumulus Media Inc

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CMLS : NASDAQ : Services
$1.25 up 0.01 | 0.81%
Today's Range: 1.12 - 1.27
Avg. Daily Volume: 102900.0
12/08/16 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


CUMULUS MEDIA INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. CUMULUS MEDIA INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 3.48 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 161.63% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)286.14289.44
EBITDA ($mil)40.5156.05
EBIT ($mil)18.5530.5
Net Income ($mil)46.32-542.18


Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)162.1592.67
Total Assets ($mil)3051.263123.74
Total Debt ($mil)2410.082488.31
Equity ($mil)51.419.64


Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin58.8266.37
EBITDA Margin14.1519.36
Operating Margin6.4810.54
Sales Turnover0.380.38
Return on Assets0.92-17.24
Return on Equity55.17-2741.46
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio4.072.84
Debt/Capital0.980.99
Interest Expense34.9335.69
Interest Coverage0.530.85


Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)29.3129.23
Div / share0.00.0
EPS1.6-18.56
Book value / share1.750.67
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume185735.0715227.0

Valuation


SELL. CUMULUS MEDIA INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 29.37 for the Media industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.22. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.60 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.79 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 3.38. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, CUMULUS MEDIA INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CMLS 1.09 Peers 29.37   CMLS 1.17 Peers 11.09

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

CMLS is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

CMLS is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CMLS NM Peers 22.36   CMLS NM Peers 2.38

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

CMLS is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

CMLS's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
CMLS 0.60 Peers 3.38   CMLS 105.21 Peers 47.60

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

CMLS is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

CMLS is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CMLS 0.03 Peers 5.98   CMLS -3.24 Peers 16.02

Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

CMLS is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.

 

Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

CMLS significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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