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Nielsen Shares Soar On Activist Investor’s Call For Sale

Nielsen shares were up another 5.9% on Tuesday, bringing NLSN to levels not seen since a July 25 tumble. What's fueling a much-needed rebound in Nielsen's stock price, following a Q2 2018 earnings miss, a cut of its profit forecasts, and the announcement that CEO Mitch Barns would retire at the end of the year?

Veritone Shares Slide Despite Narrower Q2 Loss

Veritone Inc., the provider of AI technology and solutions gaining the attention of broadcast media C-Suite executives, has again seen its highly volatile stock suffer another steep downturn. Shares fell 22.2% on Tuesday despite a Q2 earnings report indicating higher net revenue and a lower net loss. 
Saga Communications, Inc.

Saga Declares A Quarterly Cash Dividend

News of the healthy reward for stockholders comes just days after the company's stock reached its year-to-date low. However, Saga Communications' stock rarely suffers from big dips or gains, as we illustrate.

CBS Slumps On Renewed Merger Talk

At the Closing Bell, CBS shares were down 2%, to $52.52, on Friday as chatter spread across Manhattan that a good second quarter earnings report from Viacom could fuel efforts by National Amusements Inc. and the Redstone family to bring CBS and Viacom together again.

Entercom Declares A Healthy Dividend As Stock Dips

What a difference a day makes. On Wednesday, the Motley Fool and American City Business Journals were explaining to readers why Entercom stock soared. On Thursday, investors decided to enjoy a bit of a profit and sold some shares -- even as the company announced a pretty decent quarterly dividend.
E.W. Scripps Company

Scripps Declares Dividend Following Lotus Sale

If you're a shareholder of E.W. Scripps Co. stock, you better hold on to your stock until September 14. You're about to be rewarded with a nice little dividend, courtesy of the company that just unloaded its radio stations in Boise, Idaho and Tucson to Lotus Communications.

Investors Cheer A Strong Q2 Report From Entercom

Net revenue and operating income each soared for Entercom during Q2. When factoring in discontinued operations, net income also propelled upward. How did investors react? Entercom was up by nearly 21% in mid-morning activity on the NYSE and finished at its highest price in three months.
Meredith

Meredith Slips Ahead Of Friday Q2 Reveal

Meredith Corp., the owner of local broadcast TV stations, has set Friday (8/10) as the day it will distribute its Q2 2018 results. An 8:30am Eastern conference call will offer insight and analysis into the results. Ahead of the release of those results, Meredith shares slipped ever-so slightly.

Cumulus Shares Approach $20 Mark

Here's a happy headline from Wall Street to start out a week full of second quarter 2018 earnings reports: Cumulus Media stock is on its way to the unprecedented price of $20. By contrast, Entercom shares were down to $7.05, while debtor-in-possession iHeartMedia's shares were up 2% — to 52 cents.

Cumulus Gains In New Trading

A whole new era for Cumulus Media shares commenced this week as the old "CMLS" ticker symbol roared back to life on Nasdaq. On Friday, Cumulus enjoyed a nearly 9% gain. What other companies were up and down to end the week? Click here for the details.
Wall Street

Beasley Stops Its Stock Dip

Did word leak out to investors in Beasley Broadcast Group stock on Thursday afternoon that the radio station owner will report positive Q2 2018 earnings results on Friday morning? A bump in its stock price began at 2pm Eastern, allowing Beasley shares to post a much-needed 7.2% gain.

Another Dip For Beasley Stock

When will Beasley Broadcast Group shares "hit the floor?" Some said that BBGI stock accomplished that already. Unfortunately, another drop was seen for the radio broadcasting company on Wall Street, with Wednesday's trading session closing with Beasley sitting at $6.25 a share.

Saga’s Big Stock Market Move

If you own stock in radio industry pure-play Saga Communications, you might want to take note of a change that's set to begin on Thursday, August 16. Not to worry — you probably won't notice anything out of the ordinary, aside from the exchange your shares will soon be traded on.
Wall Street / Trading Floor

Another Dip For Beasley Shares As Salem Retreats

On Monday, Salem Media Group enjoyed a healthy stock gain. On Tuesday, it gave back half of that improvement with a 9% drop. Meanwhile, Beasley Broadcast Group shares fell by 5.2%, continuing a steady decline for the radio pure-play that puts BBGI back to levels last seen in December 2016.

Salem’s Heavenly Stock Rebound

What's going on at Salem Media Group? The company's stock took off as fast as a Learjet in midday trading, on heavier than usual trading volume. By day's end, Salem shares were up by nearly 20%.

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