Graham Holdings

Graham Holdings Company (NYSE: GHC) is a diversified education and media company whose principal operations include educational services, television broadcasting, cable systems and online, print and local TV news. The Company owns Kaplan, a leading global provider of educational services; Graham Media Group (WDIV–Detroit, KPRC–Houston, WKMG–Orlando, KSAT–San Antonio, WJXT–Jacksonville); Cable ONE, serving small-city subscribers in 19 midwestern, western and southern states; The Slate Group (Slate, Slate V, TheRoot); and Foreign Policy. The Company also owns Trove, a digital team focused on innovation and experimentation with emerging technologies; SocialCode, a leading social marketing solutions company; Celtic Healthcare; Forney Corporation; Joyce/Dayton Corp.; and Residential Healthcare Group.

Washington, US
Size (employees)
11,300 (est)-1%
Graham Holdings was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Washington, US

Graham Holdings Office Locations

Graham Holdings has an office in Washington
Washington, US (HQ)
1150 15th St Nw

Graham Holdings Data and Metrics

Graham Holdings Financial Metrics

Graham Holdings's revenue was reported to be $2.5 b in FY, 2016 which is a 4% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

2.5 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

169.5 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

109.5 m

Cash (31-Dec-2016)

648.9 m
USDFY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


3.4 b3.5 b3.5 b2.6 b2.5 b

Revenue growth, %


Operating expense total

3.1 b779.1 m548.6 m520.1 m


332.4 m307.6 m(80.1 m)109.5 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

35.9 m35.9 m35.5 m32.7 m10.9 m

Interest income

2.3 m367 k546 k1 m

Pre tax profit

301.2 m524.3 m81.6 m64.1 m

Income tax expense

73.4 m40.5 m312.3 m20.5 m27.2 m

Net Income

237.3 m1.3 b(99.2 m)169.5 m
USDY, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016


442.6 m437.7 m512.4 m569.7 m772.8 m754.2 m648.9 m

Accounts Receivable

428.7 m571.4 m572.4 m615.1 m

Current Assets

1.7 b1.7 b1.9 b1.9 b


927.5 m860.8 m231.1 m233.7 m

Total Assets

5.8 b5.8 b4.4 b4.4 b

Total Debt

450.8 m445.9 m491.8 m

Current Liabilities

934.1 m1.1 b725.1 m819 m

Common Stock

1.2 m975 k964 k964 k

Additional Paid-in Capital

288.1 m303.8 m356.9 m364.4 m

Retained Earnings

4.8 b6 b5.4 b5.6 b

Total Equity

3.3 b3.1 b2.5 b2.5 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

0.1 x0.1 x0.2 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.1 x0.1 x0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.8 x1.8 x1.7 x1.8 x
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

237.3 m1.3 b(99.2 m)169.5 m

Depreciation and Amortization

13.6 m5.3 m5.1 m7.5 m

Accounts Receivable

(82 m)(48 m)


(2.4 m)

Accounts Payable

37.9 m(39.2 m)62.9 m

Cash From Operating Activities

327.9 m372.4 m74.8 m261.3 m

Purchases of PP&E

(224.1 m)(237.3 m)(136.9 m)(66.6 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(25.4 m)229 m(425.6 m)(311.3 m)

Dividends Paid

(863 k)(68.1 m)(53.7 m)(27.3 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(243.4 m)(388.6 m)342.2 m(43.1 m)

Interest Paid

35.5 m35 m33 m30 m

Income Taxes Paid

144.5 m188 m209 m65 m
Y, 2016


0.2 x


0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.8 x

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