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As Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:BBGI) announced its earnings release on 31 March 2019, it seems that analyst forecasts are fairly optimistic, with earnings expected to grow by 43% in the upcoming year, though this is relatively lower than the previous 5-year average earnings growth of 49%. With trailing-twelve-month net income at current levels of US$6.5m, we should see this rise to US$9.3m in 2020. I will provide a brief commentary around the figures and analyst expectations in the near term. For those interested in more of an analysis of the company, you can research its fundamentals here.
How will Beasley Broadcast Group perform in the near future?
The longer term expectations from the 2 analysts of BBGI is tilted towards the positive sentiment. Given that it becomes hard to forecast far into the future, broker analysts tend to project ahead roughly three years. To get an idea of the overall earnings growth trend for BBGI, I’ve plotted out each year’s earnings expectations and inserted a line of best fit to determine an annual rate of growth from the slope of this line.
From the current net income level of US$6.5m and the final forecast of US$11m by 2022, the annual rate of growth for BBGI’s earnings is 15%. This leads to an EPS of $0.68 in the final year of projections relative to the current EPS of $0.24. With a current profit margin of 2.5%, this movement will result in a margin of 4.2% by 2022.
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