Warner Music Group Corp. (WMG): Price and Financial Metrics

Warner Music Group Corp. (WMG): $27.96

0.40 (+1.45%)

POWR Rating

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  • Sentiment is the dimension where WMG ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 95.42% of US stocks.
  • WMG's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • WMG ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 16th percentile.

WMG Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for WMG is 36.47 -- better than 99.31% of US stocks.
  • Warner Music Group Corp's stock had its IPO on June 3, 2020, making it an older stock than merely 4.63% of US equities in our set.
  • WMG's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 99.6% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to WMG, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are CWH, CDW, VVV, CVNA, and JWN.
  • WMG's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Warner Music Group Corp's official web site, go to www.wmg.com.

WMG Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Cyclical stock, WMG's price/earnings ratio is 266.49% higher, now standing at 71.1.
  • Over the past 15 months, WMG's price/earnings ratio has gone down 32.
  • Over the past 15 months, WMG's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.5.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WMG.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WMG 2021-08-27 3.9 241.3 71.1 45.3
WMG 2021-08-26 3.8 238.0 70.1 44.8
WMG 2021-08-25 3.9 240.4 70.8 45.2
WMG 2021-08-24 3.7 230.5 67.9 43.6
WMG 2021-08-23 3.7 230.0 67.7 43.5
WMG 2021-08-20 3.7 231.4 68.2 43.7

WMG'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.
  • WMG has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 33.19% of graded US stocks.
  • WMG's asset turnover comes in at 0.742 -- ranking 6th of 44 Entertainment stocks.
  • NFLX, EVRI, and DIS are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with WMG.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.742 0.486 0.158
2021-03-31 0.717 0.483 -0.021
2020-12-31 0.709 0.482 -0.109
2020-09-30 0.714 0.477 -0.115
2020-06-30 0.725 0.470 -0.111
2020-03-31 0.739 0.464 0.079

WMG Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of WMG, see our WMG 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 $41.93 Average Broker Recommendation 1.66 (Moderate Buy)

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WMG Price/Volume Stats

Current price $27.96 52-week high $50.23
Prev. close $27.56 52-week low $24.39
Day low $27.20 Volume 631,545
Day high $28.01 Avg. volume 1,695,767
50-day MA $33.01 Dividend yield 2.06%
200-day MA $39.18 Market Cap 14.39B

Warner Music Group Corp. (WMG) Company Bio

Warner Music Group Corp. engages in the publishing and recording of music. It operates through the Recorded Music and Music Publishing segments. The Recorded Music segment involves in selling, marketing, distributing, and licensing of recorded music produced by the company's recording artists. The Music Publishing segment acts as a copyright owner and/or administrator of the musical compositions and generates revenues related to the exploitation of musical compositions. The company was founded on November 21, 2003 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Latest WMG News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Warner Music Group Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate WMG as an investment opportunity.

BlackRock, Warner Music team up to invest in newer, more diverse music - WSJ

BlackRock (BLK -2.1%) and Warner Music Group (WMG +2.8%) are investing $750M in a fund to acquire music-rights catalogs from female and diverse artists, with a focus on younger music, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the deal. While recent multimillion music deals include the catalogs of...

Seeking Alpha | February 24, 2022

BlackRock, Warner Music seed fund to invest in music from female and diverse artists: WSJ

BlackRock Inc. and Warner Music Group Corp. have committed $750 million for a fund to invest in music catalogs from female and diverse artists, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. Citing people familiar with the deal, the newspaper article said the fund is set up in partnership with Influence Media, a music investment and management firm. The new pool of capital is targeting modern, evergreen music, which is different from recent music industry deals involving decades-old music. The fu

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

Warner Music Group and Splinterlands Plan Play-to-Earn Games

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Yahoo | February 24, 2022

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WMG Price Returns

1-mo -9.94%
3-mo -22.99%
6-mo -34.35%
1-year -17.95%
3-year N/A
5-year N/A
YTD -34.66%
2021 15.31%
2020 N/A
2019 N/A
2018 N/A
2017 N/A

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