Lee Enterprises

Lee Enterprises is a leading provider of local news and information, and a major platform for advertising, in its markets, with 46 daily newspapers and a joint interest in four others, rapidly growing digital products and nearly 300 specialty publications in 22 states. Lee's newspapers have circulation of 1.1 million daily and 1.5 million Sunday, reaching nearly four million readers in print alone. Lee's websites and mobile and tablet products attracted 25.6 million unique visitors in December 2013. Lee's markets include St. Louis, MO; Lincoln, NE; Madison, WI; Davenport, IA; Billings, MT; Bloomington, IL; and Tucson, AZ. Lee is based in Davenport, Iowa, and our stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol LEE. The company is focused on six key operating priorities: · Grow revenue creatively and rapidly · Deliver strong local news and information · Maximize our local online strength · Continue expanding our print and online audiences · Nurture employee development and achievement · Exercise careful cost control
Company Growth (employees)
Davenport, US
Size (employees)
3,666 (est)-12%
Lee Enterprises is headquartered in Davenport, US

Lee Enterprises Office Locations

Lee Enterprises has offices in Davenport, New York, Madison, Lincoln and in 18 other locations
Davenport, US (HQ)
201 N Harrison St

Lee Enterprises Data and Metrics

Lee Enterprises Financial Metrics

Lee Enterprises's revenue was reported to be $614.4 m in 2016 which is a 5% decrease from the previous period.
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (Y, 2016)

614.4 m

Revenue growth (Y, 2015 - Y, 2016), %


Net income (Y, 2016)

36 m

EBIT (Y, 2016)

104 m

Market capitalization (24-May-2017)

119 m

Closing share price (24-May-2017)


Cash (25-Sep-2016)

17 m
Lee Enterprises's current market capitalization is $119 m.
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015Y, 2016


674.7 m656.7 m648.5 m614.4 m

Revenue growth, %


Operating expense total

740.7 m551.8 m547.4 m518.9 m


(57.3 m)113.2 m109.4 m104 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

89.4 m79.7 m72.4 m64.2 m

Pre tax profit

(139.2 m)14 m37.9 m58.2 m

Income tax expense

(62.7 m)6.3 m13.6 m22.2 m

Net Income

(77.7 m)7.7 m24.3 m36 m
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016


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

Accounts Receivable

63.2 m62.3 m58.9 m51.3 m


6.4 m6.7 m

Current Assets

104.3 m96.1 m98.3 m77.3 m


168.9 m157.4 m143.8 m128.6 m


243.7 m243.7 m243.7 m243.7 m

Total Assets

827.7 m811.3 m763.5 m689.1 m

Accounts Payable

22.4 m27.2 m20.1 m18.1 m

Current Liabilities

107 m118.7 m105.3 m99 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

242.5 m245.3 m247.3 m249.7 m

Retained Earnings

(421.1 m)(414.3 m)(391 m)(356 m)

Total Equity

(169.7 m)(177.5 m)(159.4 m)(128.5 m)

Financial Leverage

-4.9 x-4.6 x-4.8 x-5.4 x
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(77.7 m)7.7 m24.3 m36 m

Depreciation and Amortization

34.2 m27.6 m27.1 m26.2 m

Accounts Receivable


Accounts Payable

Cash From Operating Activities

79.2 m

Purchases of PP&E

(9.7 m)(13.7 m)(9.7 m)(7.1 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

34.5 m

Long-term Borrowings

(192.4 m)(847.8 m)(83.9 m)(112.5 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(107.8 m)
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

-5.4 x

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