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Graham Holdings is a media and education company focused on education, broadcasting, and print and online news magazines. The Company offers tutoring and test preparation services. It also provides online, print and local television news, social-media advertising services, as well as home health and hospice care, and manufacturing.
TypePublic
Founded1877
HQArlington, VA, US
Websiteghco.com
Employee Ratings4
Overall CultureF

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)12,053(+9%)
Revenue (FY, 2020)$2.9 B(-1%)
Share Price (Feb 2021)$600.8 (+3%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Graham Holdings

Tim O'Shaughnessy

Tim O'Shaughnessy

President, CEO
Jake Maas

Jake Maas

Senior Vice President
Pinkie Mayfield

Pinkie Mayfield

Chief Communications Officer
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Graham Holdings Office Locations

Graham Holdings has an office in Arlington
Arlington, VA, US (HQ)
1300 17th St N 17th Floor
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Graham Holdings Financials and Metrics

Graham Holdings Revenue

Graham Holdings's revenue was reported to be $2.89 b in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (FY, 2020)

2.9b

Net income (FY, 2020)

300.0m

EBIT (FY, 2020)

100.4m

Market capitalization (26-Feb-2021)

3.0b

Closing stock price (26-Feb-2021)

600.8

Cash (31-Dec-2020)

414.0m

EV

3.6b
Graham Holdings's current market capitalization is $3 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

2.5b2.6b2.7b2.9b2.9b

Revenue growth, %

(4%)4%4%

Cost of goods sold

1.2b1.5b1.7b

Gross profit

1.3b1.1b1.0b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

582.7m676.1m657.2m659.4m672.7m674.8m692.2m737.6m738.8m732.3m652.9m717.0m

Cost of goods sold

300.7m358.3m352.6m365.2m440.7m448.9m477.2m503.8m517.9m

Gross profit

282.1m317.8m304.6m294.3m232.0m225.8m215.0m233.8m220.9m

Gross profit Margin, %

48%47%46%45%34%33%31%32%30%
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

648.9m390.0m253.3m200.2m414.0m

Accounts Receivable

615.1m620.3m582.3m624.2m537.2m

Prepaid Expenses

105.6m75.5m

Inventories

34.8m60.6m69.5m108.9m120.6m
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

169.5m302.5m271.4m327.9m300.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

92.9m113.3m112.2m

Inventories

(2.4m)(541.0k)(7.4m)(5.3m)3.8m

Accounts Payable

58.1m19.4m(44.9m)(47.1m)(32.7m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Net Income

21.1m63.1m87.9m43.0m89.6m214.7m81.7m138.9m181.9m(33.9m)(15.0m)63.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

21.5m57.1m84.4m25.0m50.0m84.1m26.6m54.0m83.3m

Inventories

(8.8m)(21.9m)(12.0m)(8.5m)2.8m51.0k

Accounts Payable

(55.6m)(63.7m)(63.3m)(86.0m)(72.0m)(95.1m)(84.7m)(56.1m)(60.7m)(97.5m)(99.5m)(65.7m)
USDFY, 2016

Revenue/Employee

219.6k

Debt/Equity

0.2 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.8 x
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Graham Holdings Operating Metrics

FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Students (Kaplan UK)

51 k52 k50 k

Training Centers (Kaplan UK)

22 22 21

Students (KI Pathways)

13 k12 k12 k

University Partners (KI Pathways)

40 40 40
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Graham Holdings Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Clyde's Restaurant GroupJuly 31, 2019
Hoover Treated Wood Products, Inc.March 29, 2017
Group Dekko Holdings Inc.November 13, 2015
Joyce/Dayton CorporationMay 30, 2014
ForneyJuly 18, 2013
Celtic Healthcare, Inc.October 01, 2012
199 Sunbeam Realty, LLC
Accountancy & Business College Holdings Limited
Accountancy & Business College (Ireland) Limited
Altior Consulting & Training Limited
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Graham Holdings Revenue Breakdown

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Graham Holdings revenue breakdown by business segment: 53.8% from Education, 18.8% from Television Broadcasting, 21.9% from Other Businesses and 5.5% from Healthcare

Graham Holdings Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

86/100

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Graham Holdings Online and Social Media Presence

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Graham Holdings Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    F

    41/100

  • CEO Rating

    F

    40/100

  • Compensation

    F

    10/100

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Graham Holdings News and Updates

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Graham Holdings Company Acquires Clydes Restaurant Group

ARLINGTON, Va.--( )--Jul. 31, 2019-- Graham Holdings Company (NYSE: GHC) today announced it has acquired Clyde’s Restaurant Group. The purchase price was not disclosed.read more

Graham Holdings Blogs

Graham Holdings Company Reports 2020 and Fourth Quarter Earnings

ARLINGTON, Va. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 24, 2021-- Graham Holdings Company (NYSE: GHC) today reported net income attributable to common shares of $300.4 million ( $58.13 per share) for the year ended December 31, 2020 , compared to $327.9 million ( $61.21 per share) for the year ended December 31,

Tony Allen Elected a Director of Graham Holdings Company

ARLINGTON, Va. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 23, 2021-- Graham Holdings Company (NYSE: GHC) announced today that Tony Allen has been elected to the Board of Directors. Dr. Allen is the President of Delaware State University , one of the most storied Historically Black Colleges/Universities (HBCUs) in

Graham Holdings Company Completes Sale of Megaphone to Spotify

Graham Holdings Company Completes Sale of Megaphone to Spotify Donna.Al-Beiro… Tue, 12/08/2020 - 16:35 Graham Holdings Company Completes Sale of Megaphone to Spotify December 8, 2020 at 4:35 PM EST This release is a backfill from a News Wire Gen…

Graham Holdings Company to Sell Megaphone to Spotify

ARLINGTON, Va. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 10, 2020-- Graham Holdings Company (NYSE: GHC) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Spotify Technology S.A. (NYSE: SPOT) to sell Megaphone for $235 million . Megaphone is a podcast technology company that provides hosting and ad-insertion

Graham Holdings Company Announces Virtual Investor Day

ARLINGTON, Va. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 30, 2020-- Graham Holdings Company (NYSE: GHC) announced today that it will hold a virtual Investor Day on Thursday, December 3, 2020 . The live webcast will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET), and will include audio and presentation slides.

Graham Holdings Company Announces Stock Repurchase Authorization

ARLINGTON, Va. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 10, 2020-- Graham Holdings Company (NYSE: GHC) announced today that its Board of Directors has authorized the Company to acquire up to 500,000 shares of its Class B common stock. The Company did not announce a ceiling price or time limit for the purchases.
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Graham Holdings Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Graham Holdings founded?

    Graham Holdings was founded in 1877.

  • Who are Graham Holdings key executives?

    Graham Holdings's key executives are Tim O'Shaughnessy, Jake Maas and Pinkie Mayfield.

  • How many employees does Graham Holdings have?

    Graham Holdings has 12,053 employees.

  • What is Graham Holdings revenue?

    Latest Graham Holdings annual revenue is $2.9 b.

  • What is Graham Holdings revenue per employee?

    Latest Graham Holdings revenue per employee is $239.7 k.

  • Who are Graham Holdings competitors?

    Competitors of Graham Holdings include TEGNA, Apollo Education Group and QMS Media.

  • Where is Graham Holdings headquarters?

    Graham Holdings headquarters is located at 1300 17th St N 17th Floor, Arlington.

  • Where are Graham Holdings offices?

    Graham Holdings has an office in Arlington.

  • How many offices does Graham Holdings have?

    Graham Holdings has 1 office.