Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, newspaper publisher The McClatchy Company (NYSE: MNI ) has received the dreaded one-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at McClatchy's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
||Sacramento, Calif. (1860)
||CEO Patrick Talamantes
Principal Accounting Officer Hai Nguyen
|Return on Capital (average, past 3 years)
||$86.0 million / $1.8 billion
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 46% of the 267 members who have rated McClatchy believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Just last month, one of those Fools, All-Star TerryHogan, succinctly summed up the bear case for our community: "This company is too much old media, not enough new media. If they can weather the transition they'll be OK, but it'll take a while and I'm not betting on them shooting the lights out in the meantime."
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