Lee Enterprises, Incorporated (LEE): Price and Financial Metrics

Lee Enterprises, Incorporated (LEE): $18.95

-0.75 (-3.81%)

POWR Rating

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  • LEE scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 92.3% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for LEE is in Quality, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • LEE ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 33rd percentile.

LEE Stock Summary

  • LEE ENTERPRISES INC's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 98.2% of US listed stocks.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.15, LEE ENTERPRISES INC has a higher such ratio than merely 2.84% of stocks in our set.
  • LEE's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 96.6% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to LEE, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are BOTJ, EVBN, BPOP, BKSC, and IBCP.
  • Visit LEE's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.lee.net.

LEE Valuation Summary

  • LEE's EV/EBIT ratio is 11.4; this is 11.28% lower than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, LEE's price/sales ratio has gone down 2.9.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for LEE.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
LEE 2022-08-26 0.1 2.2 11.5 11.4
LEE 2022-08-25 0.1 2.2 11.7 11.4
LEE 2022-08-24 0.1 2.2 11.7 11.4
LEE 2022-08-23 0.1 2.2 11.7 11.4
LEE 2022-08-22 0.1 2.2 11.7 11.4
LEE 2022-08-19 0.2 2.3 12.2 11.5

LEE Growth Metrics

    The 2 year revenue growth rate now stands at 58.23%.
  • Its 2 year price growth rate is now at 105.54%.
  • Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -80.35%.
Over the past 33 months, LEE's revenue has gone up $271,392,000.

The table below shows LEE's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-06-30 781.246 8.023 9.903
2022-03-31 782.699 10.219 13.399
2021-12-31 785.115 32.277 19.541
2021-09-30 794.649 50.078 22.785
2021-06-30 792.503 54.63 16.209
2021-03-31 778.541 78.424 11.707

LEE's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • LEE has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 82.05% of graded US stocks.
  • LEE's asset turnover comes in at 0.936 -- ranking 3rd of 14 Printing and Publishing stocks.
  • DJCO, HMHC, and GCI are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with LEE.

The table below shows LEE's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-27 0.936 0.548 0.099
2021-03-28 0.898 0.552 0.092
2020-12-27 0.800 0.560 0.080
2020-09-27 0.763 0.568 0.064
2020-06-28 0.751 0.585 0.068
2020-03-29 0.761 0.597 0.085

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LEE Price/Volume Stats

Current price $18.95 52-week high $44.43
Prev. close $19.70 52-week low $17.24
Day low $18.95 Volume 2,929
Day high $19.32 Avg. volume 29,602
50-day MA $18.83 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $26.02 Market Cap 113.26M

Lee Enterprises, Incorporated (LEE) Company Bio

Lee Enterprises, Incorporated provides local news and information, and advertising services primarily in the Midwest, Mountain West, and West regions of the United States. The company was founded in 1890 and is based in Davenport, Iowa.

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Below are the latest news stories about LEE ENTERPRISES INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate LEE as an investment opportunity.

Lee Enterprises reports third quarter results, achieves many full-year digital targets early

Digital-only subscribers total 501,000 (49% YOY)Reached digital inflection point in advertising with 51% digital revenueAmplified Digital® revenue grew 74% and totaled $66M over the last twelve monthsReaffirms full year Adjusted EBITDA(1) guidance of $95 - $98 million DAVENPORT, Iowa, Aug. 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lee Enterprises, Incorporated (NASDAQ: LEE), a leading provider of high quality, trusted, local news, information and a major platform for advertising in 77 markets, today reported

Yahoo | August 4, 2022

Lee Enterprises plans quarterly call and webcast August 4, 2022

DAVENPORT, Iowa, July 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lee Enterprises, Incorporated (NASDAQ: LEE), a major subscription and advertising platform and a leading provider of high quality, trusted, local news and information in 77 markets, has scheduled an audio webcast and conference call for Thursday, August 4, 2022, at 9 a.m. Central Time. Lee plans to issue a news release before market opens that day with preliminary results for its third fiscal quarter ended June 26, 2022. The live webcast will be

Yahoo | July 25, 2022

More layoffs at Post-Dispatch, Feast, Ladue News

The owner of the Post-Dispatch is making more staffing cuts at that newspaper and other local publications it owns, as a food magazine stops distribution beyond the St. Louis area.

Yahoo | May 26, 2022

Lee Enterprises Elects Dr. Shaun McAlmont to Board of Directors

Adds Extensive, Hands-On Digital Transformation Experience A Media Snippet is available by clicking the image or link: DAVENPORT, Iowa, May 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lee Enterprises, Incorporated (NASDAQ: LEE), a leading provider of high quality, trusted, local news, information and a major platform for advertising in 77 markets, announced today that Dr. Shaun McAlmont has been elected to the Company’s Board, effective immediately. Dr. McAlmont is a seasoned executive with deep experience ove

Yahoo | May 9, 2022

Lee Enterprises Reports Strong Digital Growth in the Second Quarter

Total Digital Revenue(1) was $58M in the quarter (+33% YOY)Digital-only subscribers total 492,000 (+59% YOY)Digital Advertising Revenue totaled $43M in the quarter (+36% YOY)Amplified Digital® revenue grew 108% and totaled $57M over the last twelve months DAVENPORT, Iowa , May 05, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lee Enterprises, Incorporated (NASDAQ: LEE), a leading provider of high quality, trusted, local news, information and a major platform for advertising in 77 markets, today reported second quart

Yahoo | May 5, 2022

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LEE Price Returns

1-mo -4.10%
3-mo -4.49%
6-mo -34.66%
1-year -21.04%
3-year -1.81%
5-year -9.76%
YTD -45.14%
2021 174.13%
2020 -11.27%
2019 -32.70%
2018 -10.21%
2017 -18.97%

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