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Preview: E W Scripps's Earnings

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E W Scripps (NASDAQ: SSP) unveils its next round of earnings this Friday, August 07. Here is Benzinga's everything-that-matters guide for the earnings announcement.

Earnings and Revenue

E W Scripps EPS is expected to be around $-0.34, according to sell-side analysts. Sales will likely be near $371.68 million. In the same quarter last year, E W Scripps announced EPS of $-0.01 on revenue of $337.50 million. If the company were to post earnings in-line with the consensus estimate when it reports Friday, EPS would be down 3300.0%. Revenue would be up 14.71% from the same quarter last year. E W Scripps's reported EPS has stacked up against analyst estimates in the past like this:

Quarter Q1 2020 Q4 2020 Q3 2019 Q2 2019
EPS Estimate -0.09 0.13 -0.12 -0.02
EPS Actual -0.15 0.13 -0.27 -0.01
Revenue Estimate 435.80 M 422.86 M 342.78 M 337.73 M
Revenue Actual 430.91 M 444.40 M 349.78 M 337.50 M

Stock Performance

Over the last 52-week period, shares are down 8.02%. Given that these returns are generally negative, long-term shareholders won't be happy going into this earnings release.

Don't be surprised to see the stock move on comments made during its conference call. E W Scripps is scheduled to hold the call at 09:30:00 ET and can be accessed here: https://edge.media-server.com/mmc/p/c3i5oiix

 

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