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Gray Television Inc. (GTN)
Uncharted and Choppy, But Very Capable To Navigate
Gray Television, Inc. operates as a television broadcast company in the United States. As of April 6, 2010, it operated 36 television stations in 30 markets, including 17 affiliated with CBS Inc.; 10 affiliated with the National Broadcasting Company, Inc.; 8 affiliated with the American Broadcasting Company (ABC); and 1 affiliated with FOX Entertainment Group, Inc. (FOX). The company also operated 39 digital second channels comprising 1 affiliated with ABC, 4 affiliated with FOX, 7 affiliated with CW Network, LLC, 18 affiliated with Twentieth Television, Inc., 2 affiliated with Universal Sports Network, and 7 local news/weather channels. Gray Television, Inc. was founded in 1897 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
Michael kupinski, Director of Research, Noble Capital Markets, Inc.
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Q1 largely in line, beats our Adj. EBITDA estimate. While Q1 revenues were lighter than expected ($534 million versus $542 million), the company overachieved our Adjusted EBITDA estimate ($168 million versus $163 million). The revenue variance was due to the fall-off in advertising in March as mitigation efforts of the Coronavirus took hold.
Q2 appears better than many. Core advertising appears to be down roughly 33%, slightly better than some peers that have indicated Q2 core to be down 35% to 40%. Company reaffirms Political advertising expectations in the range of...
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