Gannett is a leading media and marketing company with unparalleled local-to-national reach, successfully connecting consumers, communities and businesses. With the iconic USA TODAY, 109 strong local media organizations in 34 states and Guam, more than 150 local news brands online in the U.K., and ReachLocal, a digital marketing company, we provide rich content through hundreds of outstanding affiliated digital, mobile and print products.
Each month more than 100 million unique visitors access content from USA TODAY and Gannett’s local media organizations, putting the company squarely in the Top 10 U.S. news and information category. U.S. local newspapers add an additional audience of 6 million readers every weekday, and USA TODAY adds 2.4 million daily.
Utilizing innovations in technology, digital media and print publishing, our 360° storytelling is offered in markets all across the U.S. From local townships to the national stage, we keep readers informed with what interests them most. When their hometown celebrates, we all share in that joy. When the nation is challenged, we band together as a community. Our voices are strongest together

Company Growth (employees)
Mc Lean, US
Size (employees)
17,100 (est)-8%
Gannett was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in McLean, US

Key People at Gannett

Bob Dickey

Bob Dickey

President & Chief Executive Officer
Jamshid Khazenie

Jamshid Khazenie

Chief Technology Officer
Andy Yost

Andy Yost

Chief Marketing Officer
Alison Engel

Alison Engel

Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Barbara Wall

Barbara Wall

Senior Vice President & Chief Legal Officer
John Zidich

John Zidich

President of Domestic Publishing
Henry Faure Walker

Henry Faure Walker

Chief Executive Officer of Newsquest Media Group
Maribel Perez Wadsworth

Maribel Perez Wadsworth

Senior Vice President & Chief Transformation Officer

Gannett Office Locations

Gannett has offices in McLean, Montgomery, Little Rock, Mountain Home and in 161 other locations
McLean, US (HQ)
7950 Jones Branch Dr
Seattle, US
Dallas, US
Ft. Worth
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Gannett Data and Metrics

Gannett Financial Metrics

Gannett's revenue was reported to be $773.5 m in Q1, 2017

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

773.5 m

Net income (Q1, 2017)

(2.1 m)

EBIT (Q1, 2017)

1 m

Market capitalization (02-Aug-2017)

880.9 m

Cash (26-Mar-2017)

89.5 m
Gannett's current market capitalization is $880.9 m.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


3.3 b3.2 b2.9 b3 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

2.1 b2 b1.9 b

Gross profit

1.2 b1.2 b1 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

848.9 m


157.5 m

EBIT margin, %


Income tax expense

71.3 m67.6 m47.9 m

Net Income

146.1 m52.7 m
USDQ1, 2017


773.5 m

Sales and marketing expense

435.5 m

General and administrative expense

212.7 m

Operating expense total

648.2 m


1 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

(4.3 m)

Pre tax profit

(7.1 m)

Income tax expense

(5 m)

Net Income

(2.1 m)
USDY, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


134.1 m78.6 m71.9 m196.7 m


22.4 m

Accounts Payable

59.8 m45.3 k
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017


190.9 m144.1 m116.8 m89.5 m

Accounts Receivable

27.4 m20.4 m23.8 m


28.6 m34.3 m38.5 m

Current Assets

576.9 m556.5 m559.1 m573.1 m


567.6 m583.6 m699.9 m701.6 m

Total Assets

2.3 b2.6 b2.8 b2.7 b

Accounts Payable

328 m377.8 m453.4 m373.9 m

Dividends Payable

18.6 m

Current Liabilities

435.7 m493.8 m591.2 m515.2 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

1.7 b1.7 b1.7 b1.8 b

Retained Earnings

35.2 m28.8 m(14 m)(19 m)

Total Equity

1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b850.5 m

Financial Leverage

2.2 x2.3 x2.6 x3.2 x
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016

Accounts Receivable

(1.7 m)4.1 m


(26.6 m)176.3 m

Accounts Payable

7.4 m66.6 m

Cash From Operating Activities

124.7 m
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

(2.1 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

46.8 m

Accounts Receivable

27.4 m20.4 m23.8 m


28.6 m34.3 m38.5 m

Income Taxes Paid

21 m21.3 m21.5 m15.6 m
USDY, 2017


45.2 k

Financial Leverage

3.2 x

Gannett Operating Metrics

FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017

Daily Newspaper's Circulation

4 m3.6 m

Mobile Applications Downloaded

25.7 m25.7 m26 m27 m27.7 m27 m

Average Monthly Unique Visitors

100 m100 m107 m118 m110 m114.5 m



    Gannett Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

    Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
    SweetiQApril 20, 2017
    ReachLocalJune 27, 2016

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