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

Lee Enterprises, Incorporated (LEE): $26.77

-0.24 (-0.89%)

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  • Value is the dimension where LEE ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 94.24% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for LEE is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 31 weeks.
  • LEE's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 19% of US stocks).

LEE Stock Summary

  • LEE ENTERPRISES Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than merely 0.37% of US listed stocks.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at -35.09 for LEE ENTERPRISES Inc; that's greater than it is for only 0.67% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of LEE ENTERPRISES Inc's share price is greater than that of 99.61% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to LEE ENTERPRISES Inc are VVV, HZN, GTH, SESN, and FTDR.
  • 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

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Cyclical stock, LEE's price/earnings ratio is 36.69% lower, now standing at 13.2.
  • Over the past 243 months, LEE's price/sales ratio has gone down 3.2.
  • Over the past 243 months, LEE's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 6.6.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for LEE.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
LEE 2015-12-07 0.1 -0.6 5.5 8.0
LEE 2013-06-25 0.2 -1.0 26.2 9.1
LEE 2012-09-27 0.1 -0.8 -3.5 24.5
LEE 2009-09-01 0.1 1.4 -0.2 -3.5
LEE 2003-10-01 2.7 2.2 22.5 14.6
LEE 2002-05-07 3.9 2.4 28.1 13.7

LEE Growth Metrics

  • The 4 year price growth rate now stands at -48.74%.
  • Its 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -85.92%.
  • The 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 176.85%.
LEE's revenue has moved up $129,998,000 over the prior 67 months.

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
2021-03-31 778.541 78.424 11.707
2020-12-31 707.478 57.879 7.474
2020-09-30 618.004 49.869 -3.106
2020-06-30 549.903 51.9 -0.503
2020-03-31 494.659 40.541 6.538
2019-12-31 495.996 48.63 9.227

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LEE Price/Volume Stats

Current price $26.77 52-week high $36.51
Prev. close $27.01 52-week low $7.60
Day low $26.77 Volume 11,100
Day high $27.17 Avg. volume 47,162
50-day MA $28.26 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $20.54 Market Cap 157.33M

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.

LEE Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$26.77$70.7 151%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for LEE ENTERPRISES Inc. To summarize, we found that LEE ENTERPRISES Inc ranked in the 73th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 152%. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for LEE ENTERPRISES Inc ended up being:

  • 23% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than just 3.7% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • The business' balance sheet suggests that 77% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than 96.27% of the free cash flow producing stocks we're observing.
  • The weighted average cost of capital for the company is 12. This value is greater than 75.68% stocks in the Consumer Cyclical sector that generate free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

SNBR, ODP, FRG, NVR, and TTSH can be thought of as valuation peers to LEE, in the sense that they are in the Consumer Cyclical sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest LEE News From Around the Web

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 Second Quarter Results

Digital only subscribers grew 58% and total 309,000Adjusted EBITDA(1) totaled $24 million, up modestly over the prior yearDebt, net of cash, totals $465 million, down $25 million in the quarter DAVENPORT, Iowa, May 06, 2021 (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 quarter fiscal 2021 financial results(2) for the period ended March 28, 2021. On a GAAP basis, total operating revenue was $192.4 million and net loss totaled $0.6 million in the second quarter. “I am extremely proud of Lee’s performance, driven by our passionate and dedicated employees, our loyal audience and communities, and our three pillar digital growth stra...

Yahoo | May 6, 2021

What Percentage Of Lee Enterprises, Incorporated (NASDAQ:LEE) Shares Do Insiders Own?

A look at the shareholders of Lee Enterprises, Incorporated ( NASDAQ:LEE ) can tell us which group is most powerful...

Yahoo | April 26, 2021

Lee Enterprises CEO: we're in a really solid place forward to drive top line revenue growth'

Yahoo Finance’s Brian Sozzi, Myles Udland, and Julie Hyman Lee Enterprises President & CEO Kevin Mowbray about the company’s news media efforts amid COVID-19.

Yahoo | April 20, 2021

Lee Enterprises Lists and Begins Trading on Nasdaq

Company to ring Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell on April 20DAVENPORT, Iowa, April 19, 2021 (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, today announced that it has completed the transfer of its stock exchange listing to the Nasdaq Global Select Market. Effective today, Lee has commenced trading as a Nasdaq-listed security under the symbol “LEE.” “Today is an important milestone as we embark on the next chapter of Lee’s growth alongside some of the world’s most innovative and pioneering technology leaders,” said Kevin Mowbray, President and Chief Executive Officer. “As we accelerate our digital transformation, we believe this move e...

Yahoo | April 19, 2021

Investors Who Bought Lee Enterprises (NYSE:LEE) Shares Five Years Ago Are Now Up 62%

If you buy and hold a stock for many years, you'd hope to be making a profit. Better yet, you'd like to see the share...

Yahoo | February 24, 2021

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LEE Price Returns

1-mo -10.02%
3-mo -12.46%
6-mo 101.28%
1-year 205.63%
3-year -15.02%
5-year 41.64%
YTD 112.46%
2020 -11.27%
2019 -32.70%
2018 -10.21%
2017 -18.97%
2016 72.62%

Continue Researching LEE

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LEE ENTERPRISES Inc (LEE) Stock Price | Nasdaq
LEE ENTERPRISES Inc (LEE) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
LEE ENTERPRISES Inc (LEE) Stock Price and Basic Information | MarketWatch

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