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 Metrics

Graham Holdings Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$2.5 b

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Net income (2016)

$169.5 m

Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$648.9 m
Graham Holdings's revenue was reported to be $2.5 b in FY, 2016 which is a 4% decrease from the previous period.
FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$3.4 b$3.5 b$3.5 b$2.6 b$2.5 b

Revenue growth, %


Operating expense total

$3.1 b$779.1 m$548.6 m$520.1 m


$332.4 m$307.6 m($80.1 m)$109.5 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

$35.9 m$35.9 m$35.5 m$32.7 m$10.9 m

Interest income

$2.3 m$367 k$546 k$1 m

Pre tax profit

$301.2 m$524.3 m$81.6 m$64.1 m

Income tax expense

$73.4 m$40.5 m$312.3 m$20.5 m$27.2 m

Net Income

$237.3 m$1.3 b($99.2 m)$169.5 m
Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016


$442.6 m$437.7 m$512.4 m$569.7 m$772.8 m$754.2 m$648.9 m

Accounts Receivable

$428.7 m$571.4 m$572.4 m$615.1 m


Current Assets

$1.7 b$1.7 b$1.9 b$1.9 b


$927.5 m$860.8 m$231.1 m$233.7 m

Total Assets

$5.8 b$5.8 b$4.4 b$4.4 b

Accounts Payable

Total Debt

$450.8 m$445.9 m$491.8 m

Current Liabilities

$934.1 m$1.1 b$725.1 m$819 m

Common Stock

$1.2 m$975 k$964 k$964 k

Additional Paid-in Capital

$288.1 m$303.8 m$356.9 m$364.4 m

Retained Earnings

$4.8 b$6 b$5.4 b$5.6 b

Total Equity

$3.3 b$3.1 b$2.5 b$2.5 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
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$237.3 m$1.3 b($99.2 m)$169.5 m

Depreciation and Amortization

$13.6 m$5.3 m$5.1 m$7.5 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 m$372.4 m$74.8 m$261.3 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 m$35 m$33 m$30 m

Income Taxes Paid

$144.5 m$188 m$209 m$65 m

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