Lee Enterprises, Incorporated is a provider of local news and information, and a major platform for print and digital advertising. The Company's products include daily and Sunday newspapers as well as weekly newspapers and classified and niche publications. Lee Enterprises also provides an array of digital products, including video, digital couponing, behavioral targeting, audience retargeting, banner ads and social networking. The Company offers digital marketing services to small and mid-sized businesses, including search engine marketing, social media, audience extension, business profiles and website hosting and design. Lee Local offers small business solutions including search engine optimization, local online marketing, social media marketing, video advertising and web site design.

Employee Rating

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TypePublic
HQDavenport, US
Founded1890
Size (employees)3,555 (est)-3%
Websitelee.net
Lee Enterprises was founded in 1890 and is headquartered in Davenport, US
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Lee Enterprises Office Locations

Lee Enterprises has offices in Davenport, Washington, Tucson, St. Louis and in 18 other locations
Davenport, US (HQ)
201 N Harrison St
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Lee Enterprises Financials and Metrics

Lee Enterprises Revenue

Lee Enterprises's revenue was reported to be $543.96 m in FY, 2018
USD

Revenue (FY, 2018)

544.0m

Net income (FY, 2018)

47.0m

EBIT (FY, 2018)

88.5m

Market capitalization (14-Dec-2018)

110.7m

Closing stock price (14-Dec-2018)

1.9

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

5.4m

EV

112.4m
Lee Enterprises's current market capitalization is $110.7 m.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

674.7m656.7m648.5m614.4m566.9m544.0m

Revenue growth, %

(3%)(1%)(5%)

Sales and marketing expense

254.8m243.1m239.0m229.8m209.7m196.3m

Operating expense total

740.7m551.8m547.4m518.9m482.0m464.7m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

177.4m154.1m163.1m176.2m155.5m157.5m168.4m146.8m150.9m154.0m133.4m139.4m143.8m127.8m132.6m

Sales and marketing expense

62.1m59.1m60.3m61.9m61.2m58.4m58.7m58.9m57.2m55.1m52.4m51.6m50.9m48.7m47.9m

Operating expense total

140.1m132.0m136.4m141.4m136.9m134.4m134.8m130.1m128.1m125.2m116.3m120.4m115.6m112.1m113.3m

Depreciation and amortization

6.9m6.9m6.8m6.6m6.6m6.5m6.3m6.3m6.3m4.3m4.3m4.3m
Annual
usdY, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012FY, 2013Y, 2013FY, 2014Y, 2014FY, 2015Y, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

7.9m19.4m23.6m13.9m17.6m17.6m16.7m16.7m11.1m11.1m17.0m10.6m5.4m

Accounts Receivable

63.2m63.2m62.3m62.3m58.9m58.9m51.3m49.5m43.7m

Inventories

6.4m6.4m6.7m6.7m3.9m4.3m3.6m5.7m

Current Assets

104.3m104.3m96.1m96.1m98.3m98.3m77.3m67.8m59.3m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

12.7m14.9m17.8m15.9m11.4m18.9m11.8m16.5m21.9m20.1m16.0m25.0m13.8m12.3m16.0m

Accounts Receivable

76.9m61.3m61.6m72.0m59.6m57.7m66.6m52.1m53.5m56.9m47.1m48.8m56.7m44.7m46.0m

Inventories

6.1m7.4m6.3m5.8m5.4m4.7m4.0m4.4m4.0m4.7m4.5m3.7m4.1m4.0m5.1m

Current Assets

105.8m93.5m96.9m103.6m85.8m91.9m88.5m78.8m86.3m86.1m71.6m82.8m78.6m65.2m73.0m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

(77.7m)7.7m24.3m36.0m28.6m47.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

55.6m47.2m45.6m43.4m41.3m31.8m

Inventories

Accounts Payable

17.0m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

12.1m13.8m4.3m10.0m12.0m14.2m11.5m31.0m35.4m12.4m18.8m25.1m35.3m37.9m42.6m

Depreciation and Amortization

12.0m24.2m36.4m11.5m23.1m34.5m10.9m21.9m32.8m10.4m20.7m31.0m8.1m16.1m24.0m

Purchases of PP&E

(2.3m)(4.9m)(8.2m)(3.5m)(5.7m)(7.7m)(1.5m)(3.3m)(5.8m)(1.1m)(2.1m)(3.2m)(1.1m)(2.5m)(4.3m)

Long-term Borrowings

(14.5m)(34.5m)(832.5m)(23.2m)(45.5m)(64.7m)(26.4m)(73.1m)(89.3m)(17.7m)(32.2m)(48.7m)(16.4m)(32.1m)(48.6m)
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

1.3 x

EV/CFO

1.9 x

Revenue/Employee

153.0k

Financial Leverage

-15.4 x
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Lee Enterprises Online and Social Media Presence

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Lee Enterprises News and Updates

Mary Junck moves to chairman of Lee Enterprises

DAVENPORT, Iowa, Dec. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mary Junck, longtime leader of Lee Enterprises, Incorporated (NYSE: LEE), plans to transition from executive chairman after the annual shareholders meeting in February 2019 and will continue as chairman of the board of directors.

Lee Enterprises plans quarterly call and webcast December 14, 2018

DAVENPORT, Iowa, Dec. 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lee Enterprises, Incorporated (NYSE: LEE), a leading provider of high quality, trusted, local news and information, and a major platform for advertising in 49 markets, has scheduled an audio webcast and conference call for Friday, December 14, 201…

Lee Enterprises plans quarterly call and webcast August 3, 2018

DAVENPORT, Iowa, July 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lee Enterprises, Incorporated (NYSE:LEE), a major provider of local news, information and advertising in 49 markets, has scheduled an audio webcast and conference call for Friday, August 3, 2018, at 9 a.m. Central Time. Lee plans to issue a news r…

Buffett taps Lee Enterprises to manage many Berkshire newspapers

(Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc has hired Lee Enterprises Inc to manage its newspaper and digital operations in 30 markets, hoping to boost readership and draw more advertisers as print circulation declines.
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Lee Enterprises Blogs

TownNews selected as Lee’s 2018 Enterprise of the Year

DAVENPORT, Iowa (December 14, 2018) — Lee Enterprises, Incorporated (NYSE: LEE) has selected TownNews as the 2018 Enterprise of the Year. It is the first time that the digital publishing and content management platform has received this award.

Publishers Farris and White named vice presidents for Lee

DAVENPORT, Iowa (December 11, 2018) — Lee Enterprises, Incorporated (NYSE: LEE), a leading provider of news, information and advertising in 49 markets, announced today that Ray Farris, president and publisher of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and Lee group publisher, has…

Lee Enterprises honors 2018 Enterprise of the Year Finalists

DAVENPORT, Iowa (November 13, 2018) — Lee Enterprises, Incorporated (NYSE: LEE) announced today the selection of five Enterprise of the Year Finalists for 2018, honoring superior performance in key business and customer measures.

Lee Enterprises honors 2018 President’s Awards winners

DAVENPORT, Iowa (November 13, 2018) — Kevin Mowbray, president and chief executive officer of Lee Enterprises, Incorporated (NYSE: LEE), announced today the winners of the 2018 Lee President’s Awards for outstanding journalism, innovation, and spirit.

Lee Enterprises selects James Strauss to be publisher in Missoula

DAVENPORT, Iowa (October 30, 2018) — Lee Enterprises, Incorporated (NYSE: LEE), a leading provider of news, information and advertising in 49 markets, announced today that James V. Strauss has been named publisher of the Missoulian, in Missoula, Montana. Strauss succeeds…

Davis Taylor will lead Lee’s operations in Napa Valley

DAVENPORT, Iowa (October 19, 2018) — Lee Enterprises, Incorporated (NYSE: LEE), a leading provider of news, information and advertising in 49 markets, announced today that Davis Taylor will become publisher of the Napa Valley Register in Napa, California effective November…
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Lee Enterprises Company Life and Culture

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Lee Enterprises Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Lee Enterprises founded?

    Lee Enterprises was founded in 1890.

  • How many employees does Lee Enterprises have?

    Lee Enterprises has 3,555 employees.

  • What is Lee Enterprises revenue?

    Latest Lee Enterprises annual revenue is $544 m.

  • What is Lee Enterprises revenue per employee?

    Latest Lee Enterprises revenue per employee is $153 k.

  • Who are Lee Enterprises competitors?

    Competitors of Lee Enterprises include silicon.com, McClatchy and Mmegi.

  • Where is Lee Enterprises headquarters?

    Lee Enterprises headquarters is located at 201 N Harrison St, Davenport.

  • Where are Lee Enterprises offices?

    Lee Enterprises has offices in Davenport, Washington, Tucson, St. Louis and in 18 other locations.

  • How many offices does Lee Enterprises have?

    Lee Enterprises has 22 offices.