Headlines about Gray Television (NYSE:GTN) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Gray Television earned a media sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the company an impact score of 45.9841801450724 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern’s analysis:

Gray Television (NYSE GTN) opened at $14.60 on Tuesday. The company has a quick ratio of 3.28, a current ratio of 3.28 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.11. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,063.60, a P/E ratio of 12.85, a P/E/G ratio of 1.40 and a beta of 3.14. Gray Television has a fifty-two week low of $9.95 and a fifty-two week high of $16.70.

Gray Television (NYSE:GTN) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November 6th. The company reported $0.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.22 by ($0.01). The business had revenue of $219.00 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $218.78 million. Gray Television had a net margin of 14.91% and a return on equity of 15.53%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.26 earnings per share. equities analysts anticipate that Gray Television will post 1.61 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of analysts recently weighed in on GTN shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Gray Television from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 11th. Guggenheim started coverage on shares of Gray Television in a research note on Wednesday, October 18th. They set a “buy” rating and a $20.00 target price on the stock. ValuEngine lowered shares of Gray Television from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 30th. Benchmark restated a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 target price on shares of Gray Television in a research note on Tuesday, November 7th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada restated a “buy” rating and set a $17.00 target price on shares of Gray Television in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $18.50.

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Gray Television Company Profile

Gray Television, Inc is a television broadcast company. The Company owns and operates television stations and digital assets in various markets across the United States. As of February 21, 2017, the Company owned and/or operated television stations in 54 television markets broadcasting over 200 separate programming streams, including 37 affiliates of the CBS Network (CBS), 29 affiliates of the NBC Network (NBC), 20 affiliates of the ABC Network (ABC) and 15 affiliates of the FOX Network (FOX).

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