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Selling, General and Administrative Expenses (most recently reported quarter) as a percentage of total revenue in the Diversified Media sector ranged from 50.6% (DJ) down to 4.1% (WON), with a median value of 28.7%.

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

Total SG&A SG&A
Quarter Revenue Expense Margin
Ticker Company Ending ($mm) ($mm) (%)
BLCBelo Corp.12/31/05$371.72$135.24
36.4%
CBSCBS Corporation12/31/05$3581.80-$679.90
N/A
CCUClear Channel Communications Inc.12/31/05$1504.38$544.53
36.2%
DISWalt Disney Co.12/31/05$8854.00$157.00
N/A
DJDow Jones & Co. Inc.03/31/06$452.22$228.65
50.6%
EMMSEmmis Communications Corp.11/30/05$84.49$8.46
10.0%
GCIGannett Co. Inc.03/26/06$1882.54$319.23
17.0%
HLRHollinger International Inc.12/31/05N/A$157.00
N/A
JRNJournal Communications Inc.03/26/06$189.06$56.90
30.1%
KRIKnight-Ridder Inc.03/26/06$739.89$157.00
N/A
MNIMcClatchy Co.12/25/05$282.00$120.76
42.8%
NWSANews Corp.12/31/05N/A$157.00
N/A
NYTNew York Times Co.12/25/05$831.77$372.43
44.8%
TRBTribune Co.03/26/06$1299.08$354.96
27.3%
TWXTime Warner Inc.03/31/06$10455.00$2600.00
24.9%
UVNUnivision Communications Inc.12/31/05$449.80$143.27
31.9%
VIA-BViacom Inc.12/31/05$2723.70$608.50
22.3%
WONWestwood One Inc.03/31/06$120.77$4.98
4.1%
WPOWashington Post Co.01/01/06$948.28$241.73
25.5%

Data: Capital IQ

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Source: Chart: Diversified Media Companies - SG&A Margin (MRQ)