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Sinclair Broadcast (SBGI) Company Profile

Updated Jun 2, 2020
Sinclair Broadcast has the following business profile:
Company's Full Name:Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.
Short Name:Sinclair Broadcast
Trading Ticker Symbol:SBGI
Primary Exchange:NASDAQ
Headquarter City/Country:Maryland, MD
Primary Industry Sector:Consumer Services
Seconday Sub-sector:Broadcasting
Main Business Areas: Consumer Services, Broadcasting, Consumer Cyclical, TV Broadcasting, Consumer Discretionary
Dividend Payments:Dividend History
ETFs Holding:List of ETFs holding Sinclair Broadcast stock

Market and Trading Information for Sinclair Broadcast

The following details were available for trading and market data about the stock of Sinclair Broadcast as of writing:
Current Share Price:$20.25
Previous Year's Closing Price:$33.34
Percentage Price Change (YTD):-39.26%
Market Cap:$1.62 billion
52-week Price Range:$10.58 - $59.58
Dividend Per Share:$0.8
EPS (TTM):1.61
Price-Earnings (Trailing):12.58
Price-Earnings (Forward):-18.24

Company Profile and Business Description for Sinclair Broadcast

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., incorporated on November 19, 1986, is a television broadcasting company. The Company focuses on providing content on its local television stations and digital platforms. The Company?ÇÖs segments are broadcast, other and corporate. The content distributed through its broadcast platform consists of programming provided by third-party networks and syndicators, local news, its owns networks, and other original programming produced by it. The Company also owns digital and Internet media products that are complementary to its portfolio of television station related digital properties. It focuses on offering marketing solutions to advertisers through its television and digital platforms and digital agency services. Its other business consists of original networks and content, digital and Internet solutions, technical services and other non-media investments. It operates technical services companies, which focuses on supply and maintenance of broadcast transmission systems, as well as research and development for the advancement of broadcast technology, and it manages other non-media related investments.


The Broadcast segment consists of its broadcast television stations. As of December 31, 2016, it also provided programming and operating services pursuant to local marketing agreements (LMAs), or provides sales services and other non-programming operating services pursuant to other outsourcing agreements (such as joint sales agreements (JSAs) and shared services agreements (SSAs)) to 173 stations in 81 markets. As of December 31, 2016, these stations broadcasted 483 channels, including 221 channels affiliated with primary networks or program service providers comprising FOX (54), ABC (36), CBS (30), NBC (22), CW (43), and MyNetworkTV (MNT) (36). As of December 31, 2016, its other 262 channels broadcast programming from Antenna TV, American Sports Network (ASN), Azteca, Bounce Network, COMET, Decades, Estrella TV, Get TV, Grit, Me TV, MundoFox, Retro TV, Telemundo, This TV, News & Weather, Univision, Zuus Country, and two channels broadcasts independent programming.

The broadcast segment provides free over-the-air programming to television viewing audiences in the communities it serves through its local television stations. The programming consists of network provided programs, locally-produced news, local sporting events, programming from program service arrangements, syndicated entertainment programs, and internally originated programming provided by its other media subsidiaries. It provides live local sporting events on many of its stations by acquiring the local television broadcast rights for these events. As of December 31, 2016, it produced approximately 2,200 hours of news per week at 112 stations in 76 markets. As of December 31, 2016, it had 20 stations, which have local news sharing arrangements with a station in that market that produces the news aired on its station.

The Company owns and operates various networks carried on distribution platforms owned by it or others: Tennis Channel (Tennis), which includes coverage of the 100 tournaments and original professional sport and tennis lifestyle shows; COMET, its science fiction multicast network, and ASN, its regional sports network. Its internally developed content includes Ring of Honor (ROH), its professional wrestling promotion and Full Measure with Sharyl Attkisson (Full Measure), its national Sunday morning investigative and political analysis program. The Company's Digital Ventures focuses on investment in digital technologies and digital content companies that supports and expands its digital capabilities and non-linear footprint. Its Compulse Integrated Marketing, a digital agency which uses its digital expertise to help businesses run social media, search, advertising, email marketing, Web design, mobile marketing, creative services, and navigate and compete in a world of constant innovation and changes in consumer behavior. Circa is a national digital news operation offering video-rich news and entertainment tailored for mobile devices. It is also engaged in providing broadcast related technical services to the broadcast industry, including Acrodyne Technical Services, a provider of service and support for broadcast transmitters throughout the world; Dielectric, a designer and manufacturer of broadcast systems, including all components from transmitter output to antenna; and ONE Media, a technology innovator at the forefront of developing industry standards and related technologies for Next Generation Broadcast Platforms (Next Gen).

The Company also owns various non-media related investments, through its subsidiary Keyser Capital, which is an originator, underwriter, and manager of its investments across multiple asset classes, including private equity, mezzanine financing, and real estate investments. Its investments includes Triangle Sign and Service (Triangle), a sign designer and fabricator; Bay Creek South (Bay Creek), a land developer for a planned resort community in Cape Charles, Virginia (VA); and Jefferson Place, a mixed use land development project in Frederick, Maryland (MD). The Company's each of the stations has facilities consisting of offices, studios, sales offices, and tower and transmitter sites. Its Transmitter and tower sites are located in areas to provide signal coverage to its stations?ÇÖ markets.

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ETFs Holding Sinclair Broadcast Stock

As of March 2020, the following exchange-traded funds (ETF) hold the Sinclair Broadcast stocks in their respective portfolios. Below is a random list of only 10 ETFs in no particular order that have Sinclair Broadcast stock holding. There are a total of 73 ETFs in records which are holding Sinclair Broadcast stock in their portfolio. See Full List.

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AMCAiShares Russell 1000 Pure US Revenue ETFThe iShares Russell 1000 Pure US Revenue ETF tracks a market-cap-weighted index of large- and midcap US stocks that generate a substantial portion of their revenue from domestic sales. ...Full Details0.15%409
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DGROiShares Core Dividend Growth ETFThe iShares Core Dividend Growth ETF tracks an index of US stocks that are selected by dividends, dividend growth and payout ratio, then weighted by dividend dollars. ...Full Details0.08%449
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DTDWisdomTree US Total Dividend ETFThe WisdomTree U.S. Total Dividend Fund tracks an index of U.S. companies selected and weighted based on the dollar amount of dividends paid. ...Full Details0.28%864
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EXTWisdomTree US Total Earnings ETFThe WisdomTree U.S. Total Earnings Fund tracks an index selected and weighted by earnings over the past four quarters. ...Full Details0.28%1233
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FNDBSchwab Fundamental US Broad Market Index ETFThe Schwab Fundamental U.S. Broad Market Index ETF tracks a fundamentally selected and weighted Russell Index based on sales, cash flow and dividends/buybacks. ...Full Details0.25%1481
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ITOTiShares Core S&P Total US Stock Market ETFThe iShares Core S&P Total U.S. Stock Market ETF tracks a market cap-weighted index of all common equities listed on the NYSE and the NASDAQ. ...Full Details0.03%3090
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IWBiShares Russell 1000 ETFThe iShares Russell 1000 ETF tracks a market-cap-weighted index of the 1000-largest US companies. ...Full Details0.15%985
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IWDiShares Russell 1000 Value ETFThe iShares Russell 1000 Value ETF tracks an index of US large- and midcap value stocks. The index selects from US stocks ranked 1-1,000 by market cap based on 3 style factors. ...Full Details ...Candlestick Patterns.0.2%725
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IWFiShares Russell 1000 Growth ETFThe iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF tracks an index of US large- and midcap stocks selected from the Russell 1000 Index with the highest growth characteristics, based on Russell's style methodology. ...Full Details ...Candlestick Patterns.0.2%546
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IWViShares Russell 3000 ETFThe iShares Russell 3000 ETF tracks a cap-weighted index that measures the investable US equities market, covering the entire market-cap spectrum, including micro-caps. ...Full Details0.2%3002
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See Full List of ETFs holding Sinclair Broadcast stock in their respective portfolios.

Peer / Competitor Companies of Broadcasting Sector

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▶ Cumulus Media (CMLS): Cumulus Media Inc. owns and operates radio stations in the United States. The company operates through Radio Station Group and Westwood One segments. It sells commercial advertising time to local, reg....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ DHX Media (DHXM): DHX Media Ltd. is a creator, producer, distributor, licensor and broadcaster of kids and family television and film productions. The Company develops, produces and distributes films and television programs for ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ E.W. Scripps (SSP): The E.W. Scripps Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a media enterprise through a portfolio of local and national media brands. Its Local Media segment operates broadcast television s....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Emmis Communications (EMMS): Emmis Communications Corporation, incorporated on July 17, 1986, is a media company, which focuses on radio broadcasting. The Company operates through three business segments: Radio, Publishing, and Corporate & Emerging ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Entercom Communications (ETM): Entercom Communications Corp., incorporated on October 21, 1968, is a radio broadcasting company. The Company sells advertising time to local, regional and national advertisers and national network advertisers, purchasing spot ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

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▶ Gray Television (GTN): Gray Television, Inc., incorporated on January 25, 1897, is a television broadcast company. The Company owns and operates television stations and digital assets in various markets across the United States. ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Gray Television (GTN.A): Gray Television, Inc., a television broadcast company, owns and operates television stations and digital assets in the United States. As of February 28, 2019, it owned and operated television stations in 91 television markets broadcasting approximately 400 program streams, including approximately 150 channels affiliated with the CBS Network, the NBC Network, the ABC Network, and the FOX Network. The co....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

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▶ Liberty Media (LSXMB): Liberty Media Corporation, incorporated on August 10, 2012, owns interests in subsidiaries and other companies, which are engaged in the media and entertainment industries. The Companys principal businesses and assets ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Liberty Media (LSXMK): Liberty Media Corporation, incorporated on August 10, 2012, owns interests in subsidiaries and other companies, which are engaged in the media and entertainment industries. The Companys principal businesses and assets ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Nexstar Media (NXST): Nexstar Media Group, Inc., formerly Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc., incorporated on May 17, 2001, is a television broadcasting and digital media company. The Company is focused on the acquisition, development ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

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▶ Phoenix New Media (FENG): Phoenix New Media Limited, incorporated on November 22, 2007, is a media company providing content on an integrated platform across Internet, mobile and television channels in China. The Company enables ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Saga Communications (SGA): Saga Communications, Inc., incorporated on March 30, 1992, is a broadcast company primarily engaged in acquiring, developing and operating broadcast properties. The Companys segments are Radio, Television, and Corporate and ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

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