Movers and SHAKERS
Beasley Broadcast Group (BBGI)
Solid Quarter; Favorable Revenue Momentum
Beasley Broadcast Group Inc is a radio broadcasting company, engaged in operating radio stations throughout the United States. It operates radio stations including FM and AM radio stations located in large and mid-sized markets in the United States. The company owns and operates radio stations in the following radio markets: Atlanta, GA, Augusta, GA, Boston, MA, Charlotte, NC, Detroit, MI, Fayetteville, NC, Fort Myers-Naples, FL, Las Vegas, NV, Middlesex, NJ, Monmouth, NJ, Morristown, NJ, Philadelphia, PA, Tampa-Saint Petersburg, FL, West Palm Beach-Boca Raton, FL, and Wilmington, DE. It is also a multi-platform, marketing solutions provider that offers on-air, online, and mobile and social media applications. The main source of revenue is the sale of advertising.
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Finishing strong. Fourth quarter 2021 revenues of $70.7 million was 2% above our forecast of $69.3 million. The revenues were better than the company's guidance and reflected strong local spot revenue, up 14.4%, and national, up 9.2%, excluding Political. Digital revenues were up a strong 47%, accounting for 15% of total revenues, up from 13% in Q3. Adj. EBITDA of $9.4 million for the quarter beat our estimate of $8.7 million.
Nearly recovered. Q4 revenue was less than 2% below 2019 revenue, representing a nearly full recovery to pre-pandemic levels. One of the key factors that have helped drive revenue recovery has been the emergence of the sports betting advertising category ($4.3 million in the quarter) ...
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