Chart: Diversified Media Companies - Gross Profit Margins

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 |  Includes: BLC, CBS, CCU-OLD, DIS, DJ, EMMS, GCI, GHC, JRN, KRI, MNI, NWS, NYT, TRBCQ, TWX, UVN, VIA, WON
by: SA Editors


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 (%)
BLC Belo Corp. 03/31/06 $371.72 $223.22
60.0%
CBS CBS Corporation 03/31/06 $3,581.80 $511.20
14.3%
CCU Clear Channel Communications Inc. 12/31/05 $1,756.59 $1103.14
62.8%
DIS Walt Disney Co. 12/31/05 $8,854.00 $1161.00
13.1%
DJ Dow Jones & Co. Inc. 03/31/06 $452.22 $276.17
61.1%
EMMS Emmis Communications Corp. 02/28/06 $84.49 $19.53
23.1%
GCI Gannett Co. Inc. 03/26/06 $1,882.54 $807.46
42.9%
JRN Journal Communications Inc. 03/26/06 $189.06 $80.92
42.8%
KRI Knight-Ridder Inc. 03/26/06 $739.89 $308.73
41.7%
MNI McClatchy Co. 03/26/06 $282.00 $243.77
86.4%
NWSA News Corp. 12/31/05 $6,665.00 $2194.00
32.9%
NYT New York Times Co. 03/31/06 $831.77 $77.68
9.3%
TRB Tribune Co. 03/26/06 $1,299.08 $652.59
50.2%
TWX Time Warner Inc. 12/31/05 $11,887.00 $5115.00
43.0%
UVN Univision Communications Inc. 12/31/05 $513.55 $326.87
63.6%
VIA-B Viacom Inc. 12/31/05 $2,723.70 $1360.20
49.9%
WON Westwood One Inc. 12/31/05 $146.98 $51.60
35.1%
WPO Washington Post Co. 01/01/06 $948.72 $450.94
47.5%
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Data: Capital IQ

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