Tronc is a media company rooted in award-winning journalism, which harnesses proprietary technology to present personalized, premium content to a global audience in real time. The Company also provides various digital marketing services, which include the development of mobile Websites, search engine marketing and optimization, social media account management, and content marketing for its customers' Web presence for small to medium size businesses. In addition, it offers TCA, a syndication and licensing business that provides daily news service and syndicated premium content.
Type
Public
HQ
Chicago, US
Founded
1847
Size (employees)
6,458 (est)
Website
tronc.com
tronc was founded in 1847 and is headquartered in Chicago, US
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tronc Office Locations

tronc has an office in Chicago
Chicago, US (HQ)
435 N Michigan Ave
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tronc Financials and Metrics

tronc Financials

tronc's revenue was reported to be $1.61 b in FY, 2016
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2019)

355.6 m

Net income (Q1, 2019)

(14.5 m)

EBIT (Q1, 2019)

(18.8 m)

Market capitalization (14-Jun-2018)

605.2 m

Closing share price (14-Jun-2018)

17.2

Cash (1-Apr-2018)

162.7 m

EV

791.3 m
tronc's current market capitalization is $605.2 m.
Annual
USDFY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2016

Revenue

1.9 b1.8 b1.7 b1.6 b

Revenue growth, %

(6%)(5%)

Sales and marketing expense

596.4 m

Operating expense total

596.4 m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2014Q1, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2019

Revenue

404.1 m396.2 m398.2 m404.5 m378.2 m366.1 m369.8 m355.6 m

Cost of goods sold

231.6 m

Gross profit

172.5 m

Gross profit Margin, %

43%
Annual
usdY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

9.7 m36.7 m40.8 m198.3 m

Accounts Receivable

195.5 m

Inventories

19.9 m11 m

Current Assets

423.7 m
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2019

Cash

169.7 m187.1 m160.9 m174.2 m162.7 m

Accounts Receivable

192 m185.3 m161.3 m159.2 m153.5 m

Inventories

15.6 m12.8 m10.1 m6.7 m13.3 m

Current Assets

392.9 m404.9 m354.5 m357.8 m356.4 m
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015

Net Income

42.3 m

Depreciation and Amortization

32.1 m

Inventories

(4.8 m)(131 k)

Accounts Payable

59.5 m135.9 m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2014Q1, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2019

Net Income

(156 k)2.5 m(6.5 m)(2.4 m)(12.9 m)(3 m)3.9 m(14.5 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

10.1 m12.7 m14.1 m28.4 m42.8 m13.2 m27.8 m14.6 m

Cash From Operating Activities

27.6 m43.4 m55.5 m30.5 m54.9 m21.6 m

Purchases of PP&E

USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

-42.2 x

EV/CFO

36.7 x

EV/FCF

55.1 x

Financial Leverage

10.3 x
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tronc Operating Metrics

tronc's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 2.1 k in Q2, 2017.
FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Digital News Subscribers

61 k67 k70 k81 k116 k136 k160 k180 k220 k

Digital Platforms and Mobile Applications

120 120 130

Enterprise Customers

2 k2 k2 k2 k3 k3 k3 k2.10 k2.10 k2.10 k

Sunday Newspaper's Circulation

2.40 m2.40 m
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tronc Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Pilot Media: The Virginian-Pilot, PilotOnline.com, Pilot Targeted... May 30, 2018$34 m
BestReviews (27)February 08, 2018$66 m

tronc Revenue Breakdown

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tronc revenue breakdown by business segment: 14.6% from troncX and 85.4% from troncM

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tronc Online and Social Media Presence

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