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

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

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) (%)
BLC Belo Corp. 12/31/05 $371.72 $135.24
36.4%
CBS CBS Corporation 12/31/05 $3581.80 -$679.90
N/A
CCU Clear Channel Communications Inc. 12/31/05 $1504.38 $544.53
36.2%
DIS Walt Disney Co. 12/31/05 $8854.00 $157.00
N/A
DJ Dow Jones & Co. Inc. 03/31/06 $452.22 $228.65
50.6%
EMMS Emmis Communications Corp. 11/30/05 $84.49 $8.46
10.0%
GCI Gannett Co. Inc. 03/26/06 $1882.54 $319.23
17.0%
HLR Hollinger International Inc. 12/31/05 N/A $157.00
N/A
JRN Journal Communications Inc. 03/26/06 $189.06 $56.90
30.1%
KRI Knight-Ridder Inc. 03/26/06 $739.89 $157.00
N/A
MNI McClatchy Co. 12/25/05 $282.00 $120.76
42.8%
NWSA News Corp. 12/31/05 N/A $157.00
N/A
NYT New York Times Co. 12/25/05 $831.77 $372.43
44.8%
TRB Tribune Co. 03/26/06 $1299.08 $354.96
27.3%
TWX Time Warner Inc. 03/31/06 $10455.00 $2600.00
24.9%
UVN Univision Communications Inc. 12/31/05 $449.80 $143.27
31.9%
VIA-B Viacom Inc. 12/31/05 $2723.70 $608.50
22.3%
WON Westwood One Inc. 03/31/06 $120.77 $4.98
4.1%
WPO Washington Post Co. 01/01/06 $948.28 $241.73
25.5%

Data: Capital IQ

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