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Shares of Saga Comm-Cl A Rank the Lowest in Terms of Debt-to-Capital Ratio in the Broadcasting Industry (SGA, SSP, HMTV, SNI, TRCO)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Broadcasting industry with the lowest Debt-to-Capital ratios. The debt-to-capital ratio is an important measure of how a company is financing its operations along with some insight into its financial strength, relative to other companies in its industry.

Saga Comm-Cl A ranks lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 2,122.3%. Ew Scripps-A is next with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 2,936.1%. Hemisphere Media ranks third lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 4,384.2%.

Scripps Net-Cl A follows with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 4,477.0%, and Tribune Media -A rounds out the bottom five with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 4,903.6%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Ew Scripps-A on February 6th, 2018 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $15.00. Since that call, shares of Ew Scripps-A have fallen 24.9%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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Ticker(s): SSP SNI TRCO