Gannett Co. Inc. (GCI): Price and Financial Metrics

Gannett Co. Inc. (GCI): $6.61

-0.27 (-3.92%)

POWR Rating

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  • GCI scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 92.54% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for GCI is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 34 weeks.
  • GCI ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 24th percentile.

GCI Stock Summary

  • Gannett Co Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 94.28% of US listed stocks.
  • GCI's price/sales ratio is 0.28; that's higher than the P/S ratio of just 4% of US stocks.
  • Gannett Co Inc's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 30.94%, greater than the shareholder yield of 92.4% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Gannett Co Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be IHRT, KAR, JOB, MIC, and FAMI.
  • Visit GCI's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

GCI Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Cyclical stock, GCI's EV/EBIT ratio is 252.69% lower, now standing at -25.5.
  • GCI's price/sales ratio has moved down 0.2 over the prior 75 months.
  • GCI's price/earnings ratio has moved down 11 over the prior 75 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for GCI.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
GCI 2021-08-27 0.3 1.8 -3.3 -25.5
GCI 2021-08-26 0.3 1.7 -3.2 -25.0
GCI 2021-08-25 0.3 1.7 -3.2 -25.0
GCI 2021-08-24 0.3 1.6 -3.1 -24.8
GCI 2021-08-23 0.2 1.5 -2.9 -24.2
GCI 2021-08-20 0.2 1.5 -2.8 -23.8

GCI'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.
  • GCI has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 68.15% of graded US stocks.
  • GCI's asset turnover comes in at 1.051 -- ranking 2nd of 14 Printing and Publishing stocks.
  • DJCO, AXR, and LEE are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with GCI.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 1.051 0.406 -0.035
2021-03-31 1.009 0.398 -0.205
2020-12-31 0.996 0.403 -0.162
2020-09-30 0.669 0.424 -0.196
2020-06-30 0.654 0.421 -0.227
2020-03-31 0.659 0.426 -0.064

GCI Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of GCI, see our GCI 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 $4.72 Average Broker Recommendation 2.67 (Strong Sell)

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GCI Price/Volume Stats

Current price $6.61 52-week high $7.05
Prev. close $6.88 52-week low $1.03
Day low $6.33 Volume 1,542,059
Day high $6.74 Avg. volume 1,782,374
50-day MA $5.86 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $5.00 Market Cap 942.70M

Gannett Co. Inc. (GCI) Company Bio

Gannett Co. Inc. operates as a multi-platform news and information company. It spreads the news all over the USA and UK through digital, mobile, and print products. The company’s brands include The USA Today, several local papers in many states, and the Newsquest Media Group in the United Kingdom. The company was founded in Rochester, New York in 1906 by Frank Ernest Gannett and the firm is currently headquartered in McLean, Virginia. The Gannett Company currently has 19,000 employees worldwide and Mike Reed currently serves as Chief Executive Officer.

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Latest GCI News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Gannett Co Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate GCI as an investment opportunity.

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With that said, we put together a panel of Motley Fool contributors who identified three stocks they see huge opportunity in: Stitch Fix (NASDAQ: SFIX), Gannett (NYSE: GCI), and Airbnb (NASDAQ: ABNB). Nicholas Rossolillo (Stitch Fix): Stitch Fix has been mostly down in 2021, but it certainly isn't out. Caught up in the growth stock sell-off this past spring, it then downgraded expectations for full-year sales and underwent a CEO transition from founder Katrina Lake to now-CEO Elizabeth Spalding.

Yahoo | September 12, 2021

USA TODAY NETWORK Launches USA TODAY Sports+ Premium Subscription Product

MCLEAN, Va., September 07, 2021--Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) today announced the launch of USA TODAY Sports+, an all-new premium digital subscription experience. USA TODAY Sports+ enables subscribers to curate and customize their local sports experience with immersive content including interactive video, audio and augmented reality features to realize a stronger connection to their devoted sports teams.

Yahoo | September 7, 2021

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GCI Price Returns

1-mo 21.51%
3-mo 15.16%
6-mo 32.46%
1-year 315.72%
3-year -46.87%
5-year -29.54%
YTD 96.73%
2020 -47.34%
2019 -33.12%
2018 -21.08%
2017 21.16%
2016 -7.02%

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