New Media Investment Group Inc. (NYSE:NEWM) is on our radar right now but there could still be some opportunities on the horizon. Now trading with a market value of 489.45M, the company has a mix of catalysts and obstacles that spring from the nature of its operations. As the day-to-day narrative ebbs and flows for this company, it is more important than ever to step back and get a bird’s eye view of the fundamental reality under the surface of this story.New Media Investment Group Inc. (NYSE:NEWM) Fundamentals That Matter
It’s generally a good idea to start with the most fundamental piece of the picture: the balance sheet. The balance sheet health of any company plays a key role in its ability to meet its obligations and maintain the faith of its investment base. For NEWM, the company currently has 31.77 million of cash on the books, which is offset by 105.54 million in current liabilities. The trend over time is important to note. In this case, the company’s debt has been falling. The company also has 0 in total assets, balanced by 0 in total liabilities, which should give you a sense of the viability of the company under any number of imagined business contexts.
New Media Investment Group Inc. saw 91249 in free cash flow last quarter, representing a quarterly net change in cash of 21001. Perhaps most importantly where cash movements are concerned, the company saw about 98530 in net operating cash flow.
As far as key trends that demonstrate something of the future investment potential of this stock, we need to take a closer look at the top line, first and foremost. Last quarter, the company saw 376.65 million in total revenues. That represents a quarterly year/year change in revenues of -0.01% in sequential terms, the NEWM saw sales grow by -0.07%.
But what about the bottom line? After all, that’s what really matters in the end. New Media Investment Group Inc. is intriguing when broken down to its core data. The cost of selling goods last quarter was 218.37 million, yielding a gross basic income of 158.28 million. For shareholders, given the total diluted outstanding shares of 62.83M, this means overall earnings per share of -310.