New User:

-or-
Username:
Password:
Forgot your password?

Stock Market & Financial Investment News

News Breaks
May 14, 2014
09:04 EDTGCIGannett agrees to purchase Texas TV stations from London Broadcasting for $215M
Gannett announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire six of London Broadcasting Company's television stations in Texas for $215M in an all-cash transaction. The acquisition includes KCEN in Waco-Temple-Bryan, KYTX in Tyler-Longview, KIII in Corpus Christi, KBMT and its digital sub-channel KJAC in Beaumont-Port Arthur, KXVA in Abilene-Sweetwater and KIDY in San Angelo. Gannett anticipates the acquisition to be accretive to EPS within the first 12 months. The new stations are expected to generate revenue of approximately $50M in 2014. The transaction is also expected to provide Gannett with certain tax efficiencies following the recent sale of assets associated with KMOV in St. Louis. Including expected synergies and the anticipated tax benefit, the purchase price implies a 6.7x average 2014/2015 EBITDA multiple. The transaction is expected to close this summer, subject to regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions.
News For GCI From The Last 14 Days
Check below for free stories on GCI the last two weeks.
Sign up for a free trial to see the rest of the stories you've been missing.
September 10, 2014
06:43 EDTGCITypo causes confusion Icahn's stake in Gannett, NY Times says
Subscribe for More Information
06:16 EDTGCICorrection: Icahn maintains 6.63% stake in Gannett
Carl Icahn maintains a 6.63% stake in Gannett (GCI) and says last night's filing of an increased stake of 8.48% was done in error.
September 4, 2014
06:09 EDTGCIUSA Today cuts 70 employees, WSJ reports
Gannett's USA Today yesterday laid off around 70 people, a source tells the Wall Street Journal. About 35 of the affected employees came from the newsroom, equating to about 10% of its newsroom staff, and the rest of the cuts came across all of the newspaper's departments. Reference Link

Sign up for a free trial to see the rest of the stories you've been missing.

I agree to the theflyonthewall.com disclaimer & terms of use