Graham (GHC) to Release Earnings on Thursday

Graham (NYSE:GHC) is scheduled to be releasing its earnings data before the market opens on Thursday, February 22nd.

Shares of Graham (GHC) opened at $603.95 on Thursday. The stock has a market cap of $3,203.83, a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.20 and a beta of 0.76. Graham has a 1 year low of $525.25 and a 1 year high of $615.85. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.19, a quick ratio of 1.91 and a current ratio of 1.99.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, February 22nd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, February 8th will be given a dividend of $1.33 per share. This is a boost from Graham’s previous quarterly dividend of $1.27. This represents a $5.32 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.88%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, February 7th. Graham’s payout ratio is 23.96%.

Graham announced that its board has initiated a stock buyback program on Thursday, November 9th that permits the company to buyback 500,000 shares. This buyback authorization permits the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are generally an indication that the company’s management believes its shares are undervalued.

In other news, Director Katharine Weymouth sold 1,500 shares of Graham stock in a transaction on Friday, December 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $565.54, for a total transaction of $848,310.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 14 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $7,917.56. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. 22.50% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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Graham Company Profile

Graham Holdings Company, formerly The Washington Post Company, is a diversified education and media company whose principal operations include educational services, television broadcasting, cable television systems, and online, print and local TV news. The Company owns Kaplan, a provider of educational services to individuals, schools and businesses, serving over one million students annually with operations in more than 30 countries.

Earnings History for Graham (NYSE:GHC)

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