Cumulus Media Inc. - (CMLS): Price and Financial Metrics

Cumulus Media Inc. - (CMLS): $7.53

0.07 (+0.94%)

POWR Rating

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  • CMLS scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 95.89% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for CMLS is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 178 days.
  • CMLS ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 15th percentile.

CMLS Stock Summary

  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for CMLS is currently 1.55, higher than just 6.06% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • CMLS's price/sales ratio is 0.15; that's higher than the P/S ratio of merely 3.35% of US stocks.
  • CUMULUS MEDIA INC's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 71.17%, greater than the shareholder yield of 97.49% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to CUMULUS MEDIA INC, a group of peers worth examining would be NWL, JELD, KSS, PRAA, and VHI.
  • Visit CMLS's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

CMLS Valuation Summary

  • CMLS's price/earnings ratio is 4; this is 66.39% lower than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • CMLS's price/sales ratio has moved NA NA over the prior 52 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CMLS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CMLS 2022-11-23 0.1 0.3 4.0 10.3
CMLS 2022-11-22 0.1 0.3 3.9 10.3
CMLS 2022-11-21 0.1 0.3 3.9 10.2
CMLS 2022-11-18 0.1 0.3 3.8 10.2
CMLS 2022-11-17 0.1 0.3 3.9 10.3
CMLS 2022-11-16 0.1 0.3 4.1 10.3

CMLS'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.
  • CMLS has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 43.28% of graded US stocks.
  • CMLS's asset turnover comes in at 0.513 -- ranking 17th of 64 Communication stocks.
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The table below shows CMLS's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.513 0.603 0.040
2021-06-30 0.476 0.590 0.010
2021-03-31 0.429 0.571 -0.016
2020-12-31 0.445 0.587 -0.006
2020-09-30 0.473 0.596 -0.007
2020-06-30 0.530 0.615 0.022

CMLS Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of CMLS, see our CMLS price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $21.67 Average Broker Recommendation 1.67 (Moderate Buy)

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CMLS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $7.53 52-week high $15.67
Prev. close $7.46 52-week low $6.46
Day low $7.33 Volume 41,200
Day high $7.59 Avg. volume 135,861
50-day MA $7.24 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $9.53 Market Cap 140.23M

Cumulus Media Inc. - (CMLS) Company Bio

Cumulus Media own and operates radio stations in 90 United States media markets; and approximately 8,500 broadcast radio affiliates’ and various digital channels. The company was founded in 1997 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Latest CMLS News From Around the Web

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

Cumulus Media and Signal Hill Insights Release Podcast Download – Fall 2022 Report Revealing Latest Podcast Trends

Few Listeners Express Issues with Objectionable Content Driven by Podcast Newcomers, Watchable Podcasts Are Growing in Popularity 20% of Weekly Podcast Listeners with Children Say They Frequently Listen to Podcasts with Their Kids NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS), in partnership with Signal Hill Insights, today released Cumulus Media and Signal Hill Insights’ Podcast Download – Fall 2022 Report, a comprehensive evaluation of the podcast audience. The ninth

Yahoo | November 29, 2022

Legendary Broadcaster Jim Bohannon is Dead at 78

Bohannon hosted Westwood One’s “The Jim Bohannon Show” for more than 30 YearsNEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cumulus Media’s (NASDAQ: CMLS) Westwood One today announced that veteran broadcaster Jim Bohannon has died at 78. “Jim Bohannon was a thoughtful and gracious gentleman, undoubtedly one of America’s top radio personalities. It was a privilege and honor to work with Jim and carry ‘The Jim Bohannon Show,’” said Suzanne Grimes, Executive Vice President Marketing, Cumulus Media and

Yahoo | November 14, 2022

Noble Financial Keeps Their Buy Rating on Cumulus Media (CMLS)

In a report released today, Michael Kupinski from Noble Financial maintained a Buy rating on Cumulus Media (CMLS - Research Report), with a price target of $20.00. The company's shares closed last Friday at $7.59.According to TipRanks, Kupinski is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 6.4% and a 41.18% success rate. Kupinski covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Entravision, Cumulus Media, and Lee Enterprises.The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for Cumulus Media with a $18.50 average price target, a 143.74% upside from current levels.

Howard Kim on TipRanks | October 31, 2022

Does Cumulus (CMLS) Have the Potential to Rally 181% as Wall Street Analysts Expect?

The mean of analysts' price targets for Cumulus (CMLS) points to an 181% upside in the stock. While this highly sought-after metric has not proven reasonably effective, strong agreement among analysts in raising earnings estimates does indicate an upside in the stock.

Yahoo | October 31, 2022

Best Value Stocks to Buy for October 31st

WIRE, CMLS and ETD made it to the Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) value stocks list on October 31, 2022.

Yahoo | October 31, 2022

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CMLS Price Returns

1-mo 3.29%
3-mo -17.79%
6-mo -36.93%
1-year -37.25%
3-year -57.63%
5-year N/A
YTD -33.07%
2021 29.01%
2020 -50.37%
2019 62.69%
2018 N/A
2017 0.00%

Continue Researching CMLS

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