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

Cumulus Media Inc. - (CMLS): $4.96

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CMLS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $4.96 52-week high $7.93
Prev. close $4.85 52-week low $2.57
Day low $4.93 Volume 3,000
Day high $4.96 Avg. volume 156,797
50-day MA $4.79 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $4.73 Market Cap 81.67M

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  • CMLS scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 96.69% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for CMLS is in Sentiment, which has been heading up over the past 177 days.
  • CMLS's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 5.86% of US stocks).

CMLS Stock Summary

  • The price/operating cash flow metric for CUMULUS MEDIA INC is higher than only 3.13% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • CMLS's price/sales ratio is 0.09; that's higher than the P/S ratio of merely 2.12% of US stocks.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for CMLS comes in at 94.6% -- higher than that of 97.97% 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 JELD, KSS, VRM, LAZY, and PARA.
  • CMLS's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit CUMULUS MEDIA INC's official web site, go to

CMLS Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Communication Services stock, CMLS's price/earnings ratio is 137.66% lower, now standing at -5.8.
  • Over the past 62 months, CMLS's price/sales ratio has gone NA NA.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CMLS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CMLS 2023-09-21 0.1 0.2 -5.8 18.5
CMLS 2023-09-20 0.1 0.2 -5.3 18.4
CMLS 2023-09-19 0.1 0.2 -5.3 18.4
CMLS 2023-09-18 0.1 0.2 -5.3 18.4
CMLS 2023-09-15 0.1 0.2 -5.2 18.4
CMLS 2023-09-14 0.1 0.2 -5.3 18.4

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)

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’s Westwood One Launches 37th Consecutive Season As the Exclusive Primetime Network Radio Partner of the NFL

Westwood One’s NFL Primetime Game Broadcasts Available to Fans on, Affiliated Stations’ Primary Digital Platforms, NFL+ and the NFL App Coverage Kicks Off September 7 when the Super Bowl Champion Kansas City Chiefs host the Detroit Lions NEW YORK, Sept. 06, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cumulus Media’s (NASDAQ: CMLS) Westwood One, the largest audio network in the U.S., will provide exclusive play-by-play coverage of the National Football League’s entire primetime regular season

Yahoo | September 6, 2023

Cumulus Media Announces Expanded Partnership With Rich Eisen

Newest Collaboration, What The Football with Suzy Shuster and Amy Trask, Launches September 12 on the Cumulus Podcast NetworkNEW YORK, Sept. 06, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS) today announced a new deal with Emmy- and Marconi-nominated host Rich Eisen for the Cumulus Podcast Network to distribute, market, and monetize all existing and forthcoming podcasts with the newly formed Rich Eisen Podcast Network. Eisen’s latest production, What The Football with Suzy Shuster and Am

Yahoo | September 6, 2023

CUMULUS MEDIA’s Westwood One Presents Exclusive Audio Coverage of the 2023 Black College Football Hall of Fame Classic

Virginia Union Faces Morehouse College on September 3NEW YORK, Aug. 31, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CUMULUS MEDIA’s Westwood One (NASDAQ: CMLS), the largest audio network in the U.S. and the official network radio partner of both the NFL and the NCAA, will broadcast the 2023 Black College Football Hall of Fame Classic live in Canton, Ohio, on Sunday, September 3 at 3:30 p.m. ET. Hosted by the Pro Football Hall of Fame, this year’s game will feature the Virginia Union University Panthers and the Mor

Yahoo | August 31, 2023

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After losing 21% in the past year, Cumulus Media Inc. (NASDAQ:CMLS) institutional owners must be relieved by the recent gain

Key Insights Significantly high institutional ownership implies Cumulus Media's stock price is sensitive to their...

Yahoo | August 1, 2023

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CMLS Price Returns

1-mo 5.53%
3-mo 20.98%
6-mo 34.42%
1-year -29.45%
3-year -6.59%
5-year -70.86%
YTD -20.13%
2022 -44.80%
2021 29.01%
2020 -50.37%
2019 62.69%
2018 N/A

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