Don't Take a Position in Madison Square Garden Sports Stocks Without Knowing Its Fundamentals!

Madison Square Garden Sports logged a -0.4% change during today's afternoon session, and is now trading at a price of $179.07 per share. The S&P 500 index moved 0.1% and the Nasdaq posted a 0.5% change.

Madison Square Garden Sports shares moved 4.7% over the last 52 weeks, with a high of $186.49 and a low of $136.61. During this time, the stock outperformed the S&P 500 index by 13.7%. As of January 2022, the company's 50-day average price is $173.0. Madison Square Garden Sports Corp. operates as a professional sports company. The mid-cap Communication Services company has 467 full time employees and is based in New York, NY. Madison Square Garden Sports has not offered any dividends in the last year.

Snapshot of the Company's Negative Margins on Average:

2019-06-30 2020-06-30 2021-06-30 2022-06-30
Revenue (k) $1,631,068 $603,319 $415,721 $821,354
Revenue Growth n/a -63.01% -31.09% 97.57%
Gross Margins 38.9% 40.3% 32.2% 39.1%
Gross Margins Growth n/a 3.6% -20.1% 21.43%
Operating Margins -0.8% -15.6% -18.9% 10.5%
Operating Margins Growth n/a -1850.0% -21.15% 155.56%
Earnings Per Share $0.48 -$7.62 -$0.58 $2.1
EPS Growth n/a -1687.5% 92.39% 462.07%
Free Cash Flow (k) -$27,581 -$358,907 -$35,792 $177,124
FCF Growth n/a -1201.28% 90.03% 594.87%
Capital Expenditures (k) -$188,834 -$362,475 -$466 -$932
Net Debt / EBITDA -7.49 -1383.46 -4.95 2.23

Madison Square Garden Sports Is Overpriced:

Compared to the Communication Services sector's average of 18.65, Madison Square Garden Sports has a trailing twelve month P/E ratio of 88.6 and, according to its EPS guidance of 1.73, an expected P/E ratio of 103.5. Madison Square Garden Sports's PEG ratio is -0.31 based on its -288.0% annual average growth rate of historical and projected earnings per share. This indicates that the company's shares are overvalued.

Madison Square Garden Sports Is the Subject of Mixed Market Indicators:

6 analysts are following Madison Square Garden Sports and have set target prices ranging from $200 to $244 per share. On average, they have given the company a rating of buy. At the current price of $179.07, MSGS is trading -19.64% away from its average analyst target price of $222.83 per share, implying an analyst consensus of some upside potential for the stock.

The company has an average amount of shares sold short since 2.6% of the company's shares are tied to short positions. Institutions own 83.2% of Madison Square Garden Sports's shares, while the insider ownership rate stands at 9.83%. The biggest shareholder is Silver Lake Group, LLC with a 10% stake in the company worth approximately $340,226,209.

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