Meredith Corporation (MDP) reported quarterly earnings results on Thursday, Apr-28-2016. The company said it had a profit of $0.92 Earnings per Share for the quarter. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations beating the analyst consensus estimate by $0.12. Analysts had a consensus of $0.80. The company posted revenue of $422.70 million in the period, compared to analysts expectations of $415.50 million. The company’s revenue was up 6.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.71 EPS.
Meredith Corporation opened for trading at $48.29 and hit $48.49 on the upside on Wednesday, eventually ending the session at $48.43, with a gain of 0.06% or 0.03 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 1,96,705 shares. Company has a market cap of $2,163 M.
In a different news, on Mar 7, 2016, John S Zieser (Chief Development Officer) sold 5,665 shares at $45.00 per share price. According to the SEC, on Feb 10, 2016, Donald C Berg (director) purchased 1,115 shares at $38.50 per share price. On Jul 2, 2015, Philip A Marineau (director) sold 6,315 shares at $52.60 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
Meredith Corporation is a media and marketing company. The Company operates two business segments namely local media and national media. Its national media segment includes national consumer media brands delivered via multiple media platforms including print magazines and digital and mobile media brand licensing activities database-related activities and business-to-business marketing products and services. The local media segment consists of the operations of network-affiliated television stations related digital and mobile media and video creation operations. Local media segment consists of 14 owned television stations and one operated television station located across the United States in digital and mobile media and a national video creation unit.