What do we do?

We draw content from our vast media portfolio, where the search for truth and dedication to our communities have earned 92 Pulitzers and a stunning audience of 60 million a month. We maintain the highest values of journalism while merging that content with an arsenal of digital tools. With them, we can exponentially enhance visual storytelling, catapult our ability to track and engage our audience and offer world-class journalism with a cutting-edge delivery system.

How are we different?

No other media company can match the power of our brands and the power of our technology. No other media company surpasses the brilliance of our content and the brilliance of a digital delivery system that makes content easier to consume across every platform. No other media brand is so intellectually distinguished and radically distinct at the same time. And the journey is only beginning.

Why do we exist?

To transform journalism, offering the world a new model of media companies. Where ingenious technology allows a storied portfolio of storytelling to be pooled, personalized and presented to every person on Earth at the speed of light. We are on a mission to scrupulously maintain the integrity and values of each journalistic brand while enhancing our ability to share and visualize our content.

What problem are we trying to solve?

In a media landscape ravaged by disruption, journalism retains its depth, credibility and trust, but has been slow to mobilize the full thrust of cuttingedge digital management tools. Digitally native enterprises, on the other hand, can harness such tools but can’t offer the substance of traditional journalism. So far, no one has cracked the code on how to merge the two worlds.

Company Growth (employees)
Chicago, US
Size (employees)
6,458 (est)-9%
tronc was founded in 1847 and is headquartered in Chicago, US

tronc Office Locations

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

tronc Metrics

tronc Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$1.6 b

Net income (2016)

$6.5 m

Market capitalization (21-Mar-2017)

$488 m

Closing share price (21-Mar-2017)


Cash (25-Dec-2016)

$198.3 m
tronc's current market capitalization is $488 m.
tronc's revenue was reported to be $1.6 b in FY, 2016 which is a 5.9% decrease from the previous period.
FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2016


$1.9 b$1.8 b$1.7 b$1.6 b

Revenue growth, %


Sales and marketing expense

$596.4 m

Operating expense total

$1.6 b


$86.7 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

($9.8 m)

Interest income

($9.8 m)

Pre tax profit

$76.7 m

Income tax expense

$34.5 m

Net Income

$42.3 m$6.5 m
Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016


$9.7 m$36.7 m$40.8 m$198.3 m


$19.9 m$18.6 m

Current Assets

$423.7 m


$67.9 m


$122.5 m

Total Assets

$888.8 m

Accounts Payable

$270.9 m$379.5 m

Total Debt

$370.7 m

Current Liabilities

$264.9 m

Non-Current Liabilities

$516 m

Total Liabilities

$780.9 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

$139.6 m

Retained Earnings

($21.9 m)

Total Equity

$107.9 m

Debt to Equity Ratio

3.4 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

8.2 x
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$42.3 m

Depreciation and Amortization

$32.1 m

Accounts Receivable

($4 m)


($4.8 m)($131 k)

Accounts Payable

$59.5 m$135.9 m

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