Urban One, Inc. is one of the nation's largest radio broadcasting companies. Urban One, Inc. mission is to be the most trusted source in the African-American community that informs, entertains and inspires its audience by providing culturally relevant integrated content through its radio, television, and digital platforms.

TypePublic
HQSilver Spring, US
Founded1980
Size (employees)1,058 (est)+7%
Websiteurban1.com
Urban One was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Silver Spring, US
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Key People/Management at Urban One

Terry L. Jones

Terry L. Jones

Director Since 1995
Cathy Hughes

Cathy Hughes

Founder and Chairperson
Peter Thompson

Peter Thompson

EVP, Chief Financial Officer
Karen Wishart

Karen Wishart

EVP, Chief Administrative Officer
Mark Charnock

Mark Charnock

Chief Digital Officer, R1 Digital
David Kantor

David Kantor

CEO, Radio Division & Reach Media
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Urban One Office Locations

Urban One has an office in Silver Spring
Silver Spring, US (HQ)
1010 Wayne Ave
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Urban One Financials and Metrics

Urban One Revenue

Urban One's revenue was reported to be $440.04 m in FY, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

110.7m

Net income (Q3, 2018)

23.4m

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

32.1m

Market capitalization (11-Jan-2019)

105.8m

Closing stock price (11-Jan-2019)

2.3

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

45.3m

EV

75.8m
Urban One's current market capitalization is $105.8 m.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

448.7m441.4m450.9m456.2m440.0m

Revenue growth, %

(2%)2%1%

Operating expense total

375.7m414.7m368.1m387.3m

Depreciation and amortization

37.9m35.4m34.2m34.0m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

118.4m111.1m108.4m112.2m105.8m119.8m115.9m109.1m122.7m110.9m101.3m117.6m112.1m99.6m115.2m110.7m

General and administrative expense

36.4m

Operating expense total

96.6m95.2m86.1m92.6m90.2m95.0m108.8m90.3m95.0m86.3m84.8m105.5m108.5m92.3m90.4m78.6m

Depreciation and amortization

9.6m9.3m9.2m9.2m9.0m8.3m8.7m8.6m8.5m8.3m8.4m8.8m8.3m8.2m8.3m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

56.7m67.8m67.4m45.8m37.0m

Accounts Receivable

134.7m

Inventories

Current Assets

192.5m201.9m213.6m199.7m199.7m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

48.3m45.8m60.0m55.1m61.0m60.5m59.2m72.7m54.1m72.2m39.9m64.4m51.9m43.0m36.0m45.3m

Inventories

(1.2m)

Current Assets

184.4m180.8m193.0m188.5m201.6m198.3m201.3m213.9m203.2m218.2m201.3m225.0m218.3m190.9m182.3m197.9m

PP&E

34.8m33.5m32.8m31.9m31.2m30.6m30.0m29.1m28.2m25.7m24.1m24.7m23.9m24.3m23.7m26.4m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

(43.5m)716.0k112.5m

Depreciation and Amortization

37.9m36.8m35.4m34.2m34.0m

Inventories

Accounts Payable

1.9m(691.0k)1.9m(909.0k)572.0k
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

(29.9m)4.2m4.2m(1.3m)(9.2m)1.4m24.7m

Depreciation and Amortization

28.6m9.3m18.5m27.7m9.1m18.1m26.3m8.7m17.3m25.7m8.3m16.7m25.5m8.3m16.5m24.9m

Inventories

(1.2m)

Accounts Payable

2.7m(48.0k)(440.0k)572.0k955.0k(848.0k)(3.0m)202.0k(2.5m)(3.5m)(330.0k)(1.8m)(184.0k)(531.0k)(231.0k)(2.4m)
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

2.4 x

EV/CFO

1.7 x

Debt/Equity

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

20.5 x
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Urban One Operating Metrics

Urban One's Unique Visitors was reported to be 20 m in Aug, 2017.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016Aug, 2017

AM Radio Stations

11 11 10

Applications Streams

200 m

Radio Station Markets

16 16 15

Unique Visitors

20 m
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Urban One Revenue Breakdown

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Urban One revenue breakdown by business segment: 41.5% from Cable Television, 11.7% from Reach Media, 42.0% from Radio Broadcasting and 4.8% from Other

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Urban One News and Updates

Urban One, Inc. Announces Expiration Of Its Previously Announced Tender Offer Of 9.25% Senior Subordinated Notes Due 2020

WASHINGTON, Jan. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Urban One, Inc. (the "Company" or "Urban One") (NASDAQ: UONEK and UONE), announced today the expiration and final results of its previously announced cash tender offer (the "Tender Offer") to purchase any and all of its outstanding 9.25% Senior...

Urban One, Inc. Announces Early Settlement of Its Previously Announced Tender Offer of 9.25% Senior Subordinated Notes Due 2020

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Urban One, Inc. (the "Company" or "Urban One") (NASDAQ: UONEK and UONE), announced today (the "Early Settlement Date") the early settlement of its previously announced cash tender offer (the "Tender Offer") to purchase any and all of its...

Urban One, Inc. Announces Commencement Of Tender Offer For 9.25% Senior Subordinated Notes Due 2020 And Entry Into New Credit Agreements

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Urban One, Inc. (the "Company" or "Urban One") (NASDAQ: UONEK and UONE), announced today the commencement of a cash tender offer (the "Tender Offer") to purchase any and all of its outstanding 9.25% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2020 (the "Notes"). ...

Urban One, Inc. Founder and Chairperson Cathy Hughes To Keynote Babson's 21st Annual Black Affinity Network Conference

WELLESLEY, Mass., Nov. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Media pioneer Cathy Hughes, founder and chairperson of Urban One, Inc., will keynote Babson College's 21st Annual Black Affinity Network Conference, taking place Feb. 22-24, 2019 on Babson's Wellesley Campus. Conference organizers will honor...

Urban One, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Results

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Urban One, Inc. (NASDAQ: UONEK and UONE) today reported its results for the quarter ended September 30, 2018. Net revenue was approximately $110.7 million, a decrease of 1.2% from the same period in 2017. Broadcast and digital operating income1 was ...
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Urban One Blogs

TV ONE LAUNCHES NEW ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK CLEO TV ON JANUARY 19, 2019

Lifestyle Network Will Debut on Comcast Xfinity Serving Millennial and Gen X Women of Color with Short and Long-Form Programming (SILVER SPRING, MD) – November 20, 2018 – This January, TV One will launch CLEO TV, a new aspirational lifestyle and entertainment cable network targeting Millennial and G…

TV ONE’S HOLIDAY SEASON OFFERS EVERYTHING FROM ORIGINAL MOVIE PREMIERES TO COOKING AND LIFESTYLE SPECIALS

(SILVER SPRING, MD) – November 13, 2018 – TV One brings the holiday spirit with premieres of two new original movies and other special holiday programming: A SPECIAL NIGHT OF RICKEY SMILEY FOR REAL, airing Tuesday, November 20 at 8 p.m./7C; MERRY WISHMAS, debuting Sunday, December 2 at 7 p.m./6C; LI…

Urban One’s REPRESENT.™ Men’s Health Initiative Kicks-Off With Erica & Warryn Campbell

Urban One launched its new initiative, REPRESENT.™ Men’s Health, with a live watch party of TV One’s new docu-series, “We’re the Campbells,” on Tuesday, June 19, 2018.  The event was hosted at the City of Praise Family Ministries in Landover, Maryland, by Radio One’s D.C. market radio stations, Prai…

Urban One CEO, Alfred Liggins Announces The Kick-Off of REPRESENT.™ Men’s Health

Greetings, On behalf of our Urban One family, it is my pleasure to announce the launch of our REPRESENT. Men’s Health initiative.  The REPRESENT. campaign was developed by my mother and business partner, Cathy Hughes.  It is a quarterly initiative whereby all of the Urban One radio stations and Divi…

Urban One Company Life and Culture

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Urban One Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Urban One founded?

    Urban One was founded in 1980.

  • Who are Urban One key executives?

    Urban One's key executives are Terry L. Jones, Cathy Hughes and Peter Thompson.

  • How many employees does Urban One have?

    Urban One has 1,058 employees.

  • What is Urban One revenue?

    Latest Urban One annual revenue is $440 m.

  • What is Urban One revenue per employee?

    Latest Urban One revenue per employee is $415.9 k.

  • Who are Urban One competitors?

    Competitors of Urban One include iHeartMedia, 8tracks Radio and iHeartRadio.

  • Where is Urban One headquarters?

    Urban One headquarters is located at 1010 Wayne Ave, Silver Spring.

  • Where are Urban One offices?

    Urban One has an office in Silver Spring.

  • How many offices does Urban One have?

    Urban One has 1 office.