Graham Holdings Co (NYSE:GHC) announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, September 12th, Zacks reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 17th will be given a dividend of 1.39 per share on Thursday, November 7th. This represents a $5.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.80%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, October 16th.
Graham has decreased its dividend payment by an average of 16.4% annually over the last three years and has raised its dividend every year for the last 2 years.
NYSE GHC opened at $697.17 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.70 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.88 and a beta of 0.47. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $710.87 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $701.14. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.27, a quick ratio of 1.68 and a current ratio of 1.82. Graham has a 52 week low of $553.26 and a 52 week high of $756.26.
Graham (NYSE:GHC) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, July 31st. The company reported $9.36 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $9.89 by ($0.53). The firm had revenue of $737.60 million during the quarter. Graham had a net margin of 11.48% and a return on equity of 7.88%.
Graham Holdings Company, through its subsidiaries, operates as a diversified education and media company worldwide. It provides test preparation services and materials, as well as data science education, and training and healthcare simulation services; professional training and exam preparation for professional certifications and licensures; and non-academic operations support services to Purdue University Global.
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