Scripps Networks Interactive Inc

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SNI : NASDAQ : Services
$84.07 | %
Today's Range: 0.0 - 0.0
Avg. Daily Volume: 1905400.0
07/26/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

SCRIPPS NETWORKS INTERACTIVE's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased. SCRIPPS NETWORKS INTERACTIVE has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.35 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 16.94% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)855.12816.88
EBITDA ($mil)368.71346.76
EBIT ($mil)329.55298.4
Net Income ($mil)199.9290.9

Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)107.67216.8
Total Assets ($mil)6202.596638.32
Total Debt ($mil)3053.563700.19
Equity ($mil)2158.11845.46

Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin67.3765.97
EBITDA Margin43.1142.44
Operating Margin38.5436.53
Sales Turnover0.550.48
Return on Assets9.3911.65
Return on Equity26.9941.93
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio2.391.57
Interest Expense24.2533.75
Interest Coverage13.598.84

Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)129.76128.95
Div / share0.30.25
Book value / share16.6314.31
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1763011.01125020.0


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 20.97 for the Media industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.66. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.75 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.07 and a premium versus the industry average of 3.87. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. The valuation analysis reveals that, SCRIPPS NETWORKS INTERACTIVE seems to be trading at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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SNI 17.68 Peers 20.97   SNI 11.04 Peers 11.99

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

SNI is trading at a discount to its peers.


Average. 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.

SNI is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.

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  Price to
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SNI 13.89 Peers 27.44   SNI 2.96 Peers 2.17

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

SNI is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Premium. 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.

SNI trades at a significant premium to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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SNI 4.75 Peers 3.87   SNI -25.00 Peers 94.15

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

SNI is trading at a premium to its peers.


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

However, SNI is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
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SNI 2.98 Peers 18.35   SNI 8.27 Peers 38.50

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.

SNI 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.

SNI significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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