The Graham (NYSE:GHC) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $3.46 EPS

The Graham (NYSE:GHC) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 2nd. The company reported $9.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $5.58 by $3.46, Bloomberg Earnings reports. The business had revenue of $659.44 million for the quarter. The Graham had a return on equity of 5.97% and a net margin of 12.14%.

Shares of The Graham traded up $2.05, hitting $607.75, on Friday, MarketBeat reports. 207 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 23,404. The firm has a market cap of $3.23 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.66 and a beta of 0.68. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.03, a current ratio of 1.32 and a quick ratio of 1.26. The Graham has a one year low of $603.95 and a one year high of $605.05.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, August 8th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, July 19th will be paid a $1.33 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, July 18th. This represents a $5.32 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.88%.

In other The Graham news, Director Katharine Weymouth sold 1,500 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $602.22, for a total value of $903,330.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 12,721 shares in the company, valued at $7,660,840.62. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 22.50% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

Separately, TheStreet upgraded The Graham from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 27th.

The Graham Company Profile

Graham Holdings Company, through its subsidiaries, operates as a diversified education and media company worldwide. It provides a range of certificate, diploma, and degree programs, as well as online education services; and test preparation business services in pre-college, graduate, health, and bar review, as well as publishes and sells test preparation and other books through retail channels.

Earnings History for The Graham (NYSE:GHC)

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