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Gannett ( GCI)

Background: Gannett operates as a media and marketing solutions company in the U.S. and internationally. The company was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in McLean, Va. Gannett trades an average of 4.2 million shares per day and has a market cap of $4 billion.

52-Week Range: $9.82 to $19.99

Book Value: $10.22

Price-to-Book: 1.7

Investors expect Gannett to report earnings growth for the third quarter when it reports before the market opens Monday.

The mean analyst EPS estimate is 53 cents, a gain of 9 cents, or 17%, from 44 cents during the corresponding quarter a year ago. Analysts' estimates this quarter range from 48 cents to 55 cents.

From a technical perspective, GCI looks interesting. The 200-day moving average is climbing and is bullish overall. The stock appreciated 74% in the last year, and the average analyst target price for Gannett is $19.25.

This stock currently has an annualized dividend paying 68 cents, for an impressive 3.8% yield.

Short interest of more than 10% should give pause to investors looking at this company. The current percentage of the float short is 10.2%. GCI Revenue Quarterly Chart GCI Revenue Quarterly data by YCharts

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