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Who is Washington Post-class B?

The Washington Post Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a diversified education and media company in the United States and internationally. The company provides a range of educational services, including higher education, professional training, test preparation, and K12 learning services for individuals, schools, and businesses. Its higher education services include provision of various certificate, diploma, and degree programs through its campus, as well as online. The company operates 63 schools in 17 states that provide classroom-based instruction to approximately 38,500 students. Its test preparation and tutoring services comprise preparation of students for various college and graduate school admissions exams; publication of various general trade and educational books in subject areas, such as test preparation, business, law, medicine, and nursing; and preparing professionals for various licensing and advanced designation exams. The company provides leaning solutions for K12 learners and educators, which include children from kindergarten to 12th grade. It also offers cable services consisting of basic video, digital video, high-speed data, and telephone services in 19 midwestern, western, and southern states of the United States. In addition, the company publishes and distributes The Washington Post, a morning daily and Sunday newspaper; and weekly publications and tabloids, as well as engages in commercial printing activities. Further, it produces washingtonpost.com, which features news and information products; and other Web sites and online magazines. Additionally, the company owns six VHF television stations serving Houston, Detroit, Miami, Orlando, San Antonio, and Jacksonville television markets. The Washington Post Company was founded in 1877 and is based in Washington, the District of Columbia.

Last $457.50 USD
Change Today -1.92 / -0.42%
Volume 14.2K
As of 2:03 PM 06/6/13 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

washington post-class b (WPO) Snapshot

Open
$459.89
Previous Close
$459.42
Day High
$466.60
Day Low
$457.00
52 Week High
05/28/13 - $486.55
52 Week Low
10/26/12 - $327.00
Market Cap
3.4B
Average Volume 10 Days
19.4K
EPS TTM
$26.24
Shares Outstanding
6.2M
EX-Date
12/13/12
P/E TM
17.4x
Dividend
$9.80
Dividend Yield
2.13%
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washington post-class b (WPO) Key Developments

The Washington Post Names Kevin Gentzel as Chief Revenue Officer

The Washington Post has named Kevin Gentzel, a former ad chief and publisher at Forbes Media, as its chief revenue officer. Gentzel will oversee all the company's print and digital advertising and will report to Post president and general manager Stephen P. Hills. Eight sales and marketing executives will report to Gentzel. Gentzel spent 12 years at Forbes, starting as a sales director and ending up as chief revenue officer. Since leaving Forbes, in early 2012, he has been chief revenue officer of News Distribution Network (NDN).

The Washington Post Company Appoints Emilio Garcia-Ruiz as Managing Editor for Digital, Video and Presentation Departments

Emilio Garcia-Ruiz was named The Washington Post's managing editor for digital, video and presentation departments. He began his career at The Post in 1987 as a night copy editor in the Sports section. He left in 1990 and became sports editor of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, where he directed Pulitzer Prize-winning pieces about academic fraud in the University of Minnesota men's basketball program. He later served a stint as assistant managing editor for local news and most recently as editor for strategic projects.

The Washington Post Company Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2013

The Washington Post Company reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013. For the quarter, the company reported operating revenues of $959,105,000 compared to $955,501,000 a year ago. Operating income was $23,060,000 compared to $21,298,000 a year ago. Income from continuing operations before income taxes was $13,945,000 compared to $25,680,000 a year ago. Income from continuing operations was $6,645,000 or $0.82 per basic and diluted share compared to $13,980,000 or $1.72 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Net income attributable to the company common stockholders was $4,718,000 or $0.64 per basic and diluted share compared to $31,047,000 or $4.07 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Non GAAP income from continuing operations, adjusted was $25,237,000 or $3.46 per diluted share compared to $9,319,000 or $1.18 per diluted share a year ago.

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Price/Cash Flow 8.5x
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