Ares Management Lowers stake in Media General Inc (MEG)

Media General Inc (MEG) : Ares Management reduced its stake in Media General Inc by 16.27% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 1,225,301 shares of Media General Inc which is valued at $21 Million after selling 238,018 shares in Media General Inc , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on May 12, 2016.Media General Inc makes up approximately 1.84% of Ares Management’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Oppenheimerfunds reduced its stake in MEG by selling 2,350,488 shares or 24.19% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 7,366,080 shares of MEG which is valued at $126.1 Million. Media General Inc makes up approx 0.17% of Oppenheimerfunds’s portfolio. Cowen Prime Services added MEG to its portfolio by purchasing 35,039 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $599,868. Media General Inc makes up approx 0.29% of Cowen Prime Services’s portfolio.New York State Common Retirement Fund reduced its stake in MEG by selling 94,061 shares or 20.72% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 359,990 shares of MEG which is valued at $6.3 Million. Media General Inc makes up approx 0.01% of New York State Common Retirement Fund’s portfolio.Proshare Advisors reduced its stake in MEG by selling 2,218 shares or 15.9% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 11,730 shares of MEG which is valued at $206,683.

Media General Inc opened for trading at $17.06 and hit $17.28 on the upside on Friday, eventually ending the session at $17.19, with a gain of 1.00% or 0.17 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 4,78,909 shares. Company has a market cap of $2,253,987 M.

On the company’s financial health, Media General Inc reported $-0.20 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.28 based on the information available during the earnings call on May 6, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.08. The company had revenue of $343.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $339.50 million. The company’s revenue was up 15.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $-0.06 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Media General Inc. Company shares were Reiterated by Wedbush on May 9, 2016 to “Neutral”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 19 from a previous price target of $18 .

Media General Inc. formerly Mercury New Holdco Inc. is a connected-screen multimedia company. The Company provides news information and entertainment. The Company’s segment include Broadcast segment which has around 71 television stations that are either owned operated or serviced by the Company in around 48 United States markets all of which are engaged principally in the sale of television advertising and Digital segment which includes digital companies: LIN Digital LIN Mobile HYFN Inc. (HYFN) Dedicated Media Inc. (Dedicated Media) BiteSize TV and Federated Media as well as the business operations related to the television station companion Websites. LIN Digital provides display and video advertising. LIN Mobile provides mobile advertising. Federated Media provides display and video advertising. Dedicated Media provides marketing data focusing and analytics for digital marketing campaigns. HYFN is a digital agency. BiteSize TV is a video content creator.

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