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SBGI

Sinclair Broadcast

$40.35

-0.05 (-0.12%)

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Sinclair Broadcast to purchase Bonten Media Group TV stations for $240M

Sinclair Broadcast Group announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase the stock of Bonten Media Group Holdings and Cunningham Broadcasting Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase the membership interest of Esteem Broadcasting for an aggregate purchase price of $240M. Bonten owns 14 television stations in 8 markets which reach approximately 1% of the U.S. TV households and provides services to 4 stations pursuant to joint sales agreements with Esteem Broadcasting. Completion of the transaction is subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions, including approval by the Federal Communications Commission and antitrust clearance, as applicable. The Company anticipates that the transaction will close and fund with cash on hand in the third quarter of 2017, subject to the satisfaction of the closing conditions. Including the Bonten station acquisitions, all previously announced acquisitions, and pro forma for expected synergies, the Company's 2015 and 2016 media revenues would have been $2.236B and $2.620B, respectively. The $240M purchase price represents a 6.7x multiple and is expected to be on average approximately $25M accretive to our free cash flow on an annualized basis.

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SBGI Sinclair Broadcast
$40.35

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Sinclair Broadcast upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Stephens
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FCC Chairman change positive for Nexstar, Sinclair Broadcast, says Stephens
Stephens analyst Kyle Evans notes that President Donald Trump named Ajit Pai the new Federal Communications Commission Chairman, which he sees as a positive for TV broadcasters, especially Nexstar (NXST) and Sinclair Broadcast (SBGI) as they would be the most likely to benefit if the FCC relaxed M&A restrictions.
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Tribune Media worth $37-$51 per share, says Wells Fargo
After Reuters reported that Sinclair Broadcast (SBGI) is interested in Tribune's (TRCO) assets, Wells Fargo estimates that the sum of the parts valuation of Tribune is $37-$51 per share. The firm says that the most likely scenario is that Tribune will sell WGNA and some of its stations to Sinclair. Wells raised its price target on Tribune to $40-$44 from $32-$34 and keeps an Outperform rating on the shares.

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