MSG Networks Inc. [NYSE:MSGN]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Stock market traders frequently keep their eyes on what Wall Street experts as it relates to a potential investment. For MSG Networks Inc. [MSGN], the most recent analyst consensus recommendation available since its latest financial results for the quarter ending in June. On average, stock market experts give MSGN an Hold rating. Its stock price has been found in the range of 18.90 to 28.13. This is compared to its latest closing price of $21.85.

Wall Street analysts provide their ratings on a scale of 1 to 5, and the current average score for MSG Networks Inc. [MSGN] is sitting at 2.69. This is compared to 1 month ago, when its average rating was 2.58.

For the quarter ending in Mar-19 MSG Networks Inc. [MSGN] generated $0.2 billion in sales. That’s 1.59% higher than the average estimate of $0.19 billion as provided by Wall Street analysts. The three indicators above suggest that overall, this stock is demonstrating a mixed bag of positive appeal and some drawbacks, making it a somewhat risky investment that also has the potential to generate high ROI in the long run.

Keep your eyes peeled for the soon-to-be-published financial results of this company, which are expected to be made public on Wed 21 Aug (In 97 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of MSG Networks Inc. [MSGN]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for MSG Networks Inc. [MSGN] sitting at +44.95 and its Gross Margin at +56.88, this company’s Net Margin is now 26.30%. These measurements indicate that MSG Networks Inc. [MSGN] is generating considerably more profit, after expenses are accounted for, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 69.49, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 61.80%. Its Return on Assets is 34.92.

Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 223.48, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 140.11.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 8.25 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 3.69. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 3.67, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.43.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, MSG Networks Inc. [MSGN] earns $881,837 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 5.69 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.84. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 3.04 and its Current Ratio is 3.04. This company, considering these metrics, has a healthy ratio between its short-term liquid assets and its short-term liabilities, making it a less risky investment.

MSG Networks Inc. [MSGN] has 73.87M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $1.61B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 18.90 to 28.13. At its current price, it has moved by -21.51% from its 52-week high, and it has moved 16.83% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 0.75, which indicates that it is more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 45.51. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is MSG Networks Inc. [MSGN] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of MSG Networks Inc. [MSGN], on the whole, present investors with both positive and negative signals. Wall Street analysts have mixed reviews when it comes to the 12-month price outlook, and this company’s financials show a combination of strengths and weaknesses. Based on the price performance, this investment is somewhat risky while presenting reasonable potential for ROI.