TSQ:NYE-Townsquare Media, Inc

COMMON STOCK | Broadcasting - Radio | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 7.06

Change

+0.22 (+3.22)%

Market Cap

USD 0.12B

Volume

0.03M

Average Target Price

USD 8.00 (+13.31%)
Average Analyst Rating

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About

Townsquare Media, Inc. operates as a radio, digital media, entertainment, and digital marketing solutions company in small and mid-sized markets. The company provides advertising and marketing solutions to advertisers and businesses through its radio stations, Websites, radio stations' online streams, and mobile applications. It also offers digital marketing solutions, such as traditional and mobile enabled Website development and hosting services, e-commerce platforms, search engine and online directory optimization services, online reputation management, and social media management services under the Townsquare Interactive brand; and e-commerce products to consumers and advertisers through its proprietary deal and auction platform. As of March 12, 2019, the company owned and operated 321 radio stations and approximately 330 Websites in 67 markets in the United States. It also creates, promotes, and produces live events, including festivals, fairs, concerts, expositions, and other experiential events. The company offers digital advertising services, as well as owns a proprietary digital programmatic advertising platform. The company was formerly known as Regent Communications, Inc. and changed its name to Townsquare Media, Inc. in May 2010. Townsquare Media, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut.

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Largest Industry Peers for Broadcasting - Radio

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
ETM Entercom Communications Corp

-0.08 (-2.06%)

USD 0.50B 1.70 8.02

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Broadcasting - Radio)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 73.04% 100% A+ 97% A+
Dividend Return 3.68% 100% A+ 79% C+
Total Return 76.72% 100% A+ 97% A+
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -19.68% 100% A+ 19% F
Dividend Return 3.41% 50% F 64% D
Total Return -16.27% 100% A+ 19% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -38.23% 100% A+ 20% F
Dividend Return 3.94% 50% F 14% F
Total Return -34.30% 100% A+ 18% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -15.61% 50% F 6% F
Dividend Return 1.03% 50% F 23% F
Total Return -14.57% 50% F 6% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 17.48% 100% A+ 45% F
Risk Adjusted Return -83.37% 50% F 4% F
Market Capitalization 0.12B 50% F 25% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Broadcasting - Radio)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 12.30 50% F 74% C
Price/Book Ratio 0.34 100% A+ 93% A
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 3.15 100% A+ 75% C
EV/EBITDA 6.54 100% A+ 62% D-
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 0.13% 100% A+ 26% F
Return on Invested Capital 8.08% 100% A+ 62% D-
Return on Assets 4.80% 100% A+ 73% C
Debt to Equity Ratio 163.19% 50% F 20% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 1.52 100% A+ 64% D
Short Percent 0.31% 100% A+ 93% A
Beta 1.89 50% F 9% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Underpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Underpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Underpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
Low market capitalization

This is among the smaller entities in its sectors with below median market capitalization. That may make it less stable in the long run unless it has a unique technology or market which can help it grow or get acquired in future.

Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.