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Gross profit margins in the Diversified Media sector ranged from 86.4% (NYSE:MNI) down to 9.3% (NYSE:NYT), with the median for the group at 43.0%.

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Data in table version -- click on a ticker for opinion and analysis of the company:

Total Gross Gross
Quarter Revenue Profit Profit
Ticker Company Ending ($mm) ($mm) Margin (%)
BLCBelo Corp.03/31/06$371.72$223.22
60.0%
CBSCBS Corporation03/31/06$3,581.80$511.20
14.3%
CCUClear Channel Communications Inc.12/31/05$1,756.59$1103.14
62.8%
DISWalt Disney Co.12/31/05$8,854.00$1161.00
13.1%
DJDow Jones & Co. Inc.03/31/06$452.22$276.17
61.1%
EMMSEmmis Communications Corp.02/28/06$84.49$19.53
23.1%
GCIGannett Co. Inc.03/26/06$1,882.54$807.46
42.9%
JRNJournal Communications Inc.03/26/06$189.06$80.92
42.8%
KRIKnight-Ridder Inc.03/26/06$739.89$308.73
41.7%
MNIMcClatchy Co.03/26/06$282.00$243.77
86.4%
NWSANews Corp.12/31/05$6,665.00$2194.00
32.9%
NYTNew York Times Co.03/31/06$831.77$77.68
9.3%
TRBTribune Co.03/26/06$1,299.08$652.59
50.2%
TWXTime Warner Inc.12/31/05$11,887.00$5115.00
43.0%
UVNUnivision Communications Inc.12/31/05$513.55$326.87
63.6%
VIA-BViacom Inc.12/31/05$2,723.70$1360.20
49.9%
WONWestwood One Inc.12/31/05$146.98$51.60
35.1%
WPOWashington Post Co.01/01/06$948.72$450.94
47.5%

Data: Capital IQ

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Source: Chart: Diversified Media Companies - Gross Profit Margins