Financial Metrics Exploration: Understanding TEGNA Inc (TGNA) Through Ratios

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The closing price of TEGNA Inc (NYSE: TGNA) was $14.00 for the day, up 2.64% from the previous closing price of $13.64. In other words, the price has increased by $2.64 from its previous closing price. On the day, 0.94 million shares were traded. TGNA stock price reached its highest trading level at $14.02 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $13.67.


Our analysis of TGNA’s different ratios will help us gain a deeper understanding of the company. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 5.51 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 5.22. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 2.53 and its Current Ratio is at 2.53. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 1.12 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 1.12.

On May 05, 2022, Wells Fargo Downgraded its rating to Equal Weight which previously was Overweight but kept the price unchanged to $24.

Insider Transactions:

Also, insider trades can serve as a great indicator of what management thinks about the future direction of a stock’s price. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Jul 01 ’24 when Lougee David T sold 98,437 shares for $13.98 per share. The transaction valued at 1,376,149 led to the insider holds 594,401 shares of the business.

Trelstad Lynn B. sold 25,000 shares of TGNA for $349,750 on Jun 07 ’24. The EVP and COO, Media Operations now owns 190,474 shares after completing the transaction at $13.99 per share. On May 16 ’24, another insider, Lougee David T, who serves as the President and CEO of the company, sold 32,813 shares for $15.04 each. As a result, the insider received 493,508 and left with 692,838 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, TGNA now has a Market Capitalization of 2374469888 and an Enterprise Value of 5107512320. As of this moment, TEGNA’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 4.89, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 6.25. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 0.49. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 0.82 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 0.86. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 1.77 whereas that against EBITDA is 7.313.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, TGNA has reached a high of $17.37, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $12.35. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -1.01%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be -4.48%.

Shares Statistics:

TGNA traded an average of 2.09M shares per day over the past three months and 3386200 shares per day over the past ten days. A total of 179.92M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 167.22M. Insiders hold about 1.41% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 91.19% stake in the company. Shares short for TGNA as of 1718323200 were 10369182 with a Short Ratio of 4.95, compared to 1715731200 on 10709375. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 10369182 and a Short% of Float of 8.89.

Dividends & Splits

With its trailing 12-month dividend rate of 0.436, TGNA has a forward annual dividend rate of 0.47. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.03196481The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 2.09.

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