Market Price

663.80 

2.93 0.4%

as of Feb 15 '19

52 Week Range:

537.40 690.50


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Financial Statements


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Explains information presented in the Financial Statements section of the S2O Stock Analyzer: financial statements charts, absolute values and growth rates.

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Value Price


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Demonstrates how to use Value Price (intrinsic value) and the Graham Number, MOS (margin of safety) and IRT - Investment Recovery Time; explains 3 different projection models used to compute value price - pessimistic, moderate and optimistic.

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Price Charts


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Demonstrates basic rules of how to read a candlestick chart, long and short term moving averages, stochastic, MACD and relative strength (RS) charts. Explains how bull or bear market condition is computed.

General Info

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. The company also offers training, test preparation services, and degrees for accounting and financial services professionals, as well as professional training courses; English-language training, academic preparation programs, and test preparation for English proficiency exams for students; and A-level examination preparation services, as well as operates three collages, one higher education institution, and one online learning institution. In addition, it owns and operates seven television stations; and provides social-media management tools designed to connect newsrooms with their users. Further, the company publishes Slate, an online magazine and Website; and two French-language news magazine Websites at slate.fr and slateafrique.com. Additionally, it provides marketing solutions on social, mobile, and video platforms; home health and hospice services; burners, igniters, dampers, and controls for combustion processes in electric utility and industrial applications; and screw jacks, linear actuators and related linear motion products, and lifting systems to customers across renewable energy, metals and metalworking, oil and gas, satellite antennae, and material handling sectors. The company also manufactures electrical components and assemblies for medical equipment, transportation, industrial, and appliance products. The company was formerly known as The Washington Post Company and changed its name to Graham Holdings Company in November 2013. Graham Holdings Company was founded in 1877 and is based in Arlington, Virginia.

Financial Statements

The charts below show selected Annual and Quarterly Financial Data.

The purpose of these charts is to discover long and short term change dynamics. When numbers are growing year after year in the annual statements chart, the business become stronger and stronger and this is a good sign.

Quarterly Data Chart can be used to do a short term analysis. It makes sense to pay attention to the quarterly dynamics and do not wait for the next yearly statement. We should be alerted if we see that quarterly numbers are going down.

You can check "Annual Financial Statements" and "Quarterly Financial Statements" sections for exact numbers and growth rates.

Annual Statements

On a charts below the Line shows absolute values and the Bar chart shows Year-Over-Year Growth Rate for selected financial statement item. A consistent GROWTH is generally considered necessary to fund future growth from within a business.
NOTE: Growth Rate is not provided if either the latest period or the year-ago period contains a net loss. (source: WSJ Digest of Earnings)
TIP! move your mouse pointer over bar or a circle on any chart below to see details.

Financial Statements

Income Statement



 

Cash Flow Statement



 

Balance Sheet



 

Liquidity Ratios

Current Ratio


 

Current Ratio measures the ability to meet short term obligations. Generally accepted standard is 2 (current assets should be 2 times or 200% of current liabilities).

Quick Ratio


 

Measures immediate liquidity or the cash available to cover immediate liabilities. A safe margin would be at least 1 (100%).

Financial Leverage


 

Defined as total assets divided by total shareholders' equity. The higher the ratio, the more debt a company uses in its capital structure.

Profitability Ratios

ROA


 

Return on Assets (ROA) measures the income (profit) that is generated by the use of the assets of the business.

ROE


 

Return on Equity (ROE) is a measure of profitability that calculates how many dollars of profit a company generates with each dollar of shareholders equity. ROE is sometimes called "return on net worth."

ROIC


 

The Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) measure gives a sense of how well a company is using its money to generate returns. Some investors use this figure as a final evaluation to determine whether or not to invest in a company.

Annual Statements

Item Name Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Equity (BVPS) 363.72
305.11
312.72
333.20
343.06
348.17
369.79
498.39
441.50
449.89
465.20
growth rate -16.1% 2.5% 6.6% 3.0% 1.5% 6.2% 34.8% -11.4% 1.9% 3.4%
Earnings BIT 481.11
145.12
148.80
523.42
217.63
120.61
337.30
250.02
197.68
305.14
218.72
growth rate -69.8% 2.5% 251.8% -58.4% -44.6% 179.7% -25.9% -20.9% 54.4% -28.3%
Avg.PE 26.25
56.82
45.05
12.82
24.75
59.88
25.71
3.50
3.50
3.50
10.56
growth rate 116.5% -20.7% -71.5% 93.1% 141.9% -57.1% -86.4% 0.0% 0.0% 201.7%
ROA 5.05
1.16
1.78
5.36
2.28
2.59
4.32
22.36
-2.00
3.84
6.45
growth rate -77.0% 53.5% 201.1% -57.5% 13.6% 66.8% 417.6% -100.0% 100.0% 68.0%
ROE 8.69
2.05
3.17
9.63
4.29
5.06
8.02
40.15
-3.60
6.82
11.25
growth rate -76.4% 54.6% 203.8% -55.5% 18.0% 58.5% 400.6% -100.0% 100.0% 65.0%
ROIC 7.87
2.09
3.25
9.01
4.24
4.48
7.32
35.90
-2.56
6.52
10.07
growth rate -73.4% 55.5% 177.2% -52.9% 5.7% 63.4% 390.4% -100.0% 100.0% 54.5%
Cur. Ratio 0.98
1.24
1.40
1.35
1.25
1.29
1.82
1.60
2.56
2.29
1.98
growth rate 26.5% 12.9% -3.6% -7.4% 3.2% 41.1% -12.1% 60.0% -10.6% -13.5%
Quick Ratio 0.84
1.12
1.30
1.23
1.13
1.18
1.65
1.49
2.42
2.14
1.81
growth rate 33.3% 16.1% -5.4% -8.1% 4.4% 39.8% -9.7% 62.4% -11.6% -15.4%
Leverage 1.73
1.81
1.76
1.83
1.93
1.97
1.76
1.83
1.75
1.81
1.69
growth rate 4.6% -2.8% 4.0% 5.5% 2.1% -10.7% 4.0% -4.4% 3.4% -6.6%
Balance Sheet Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Acct.Receivable 479.40
430.70
397.00
423.06
403.18
428.70
571.36
620.82
656.74
644.22
growth rate -10.2% -7.8% 6.6% -4.7% 6.3% 33.3% 8.7% 5.8% -1.9%
Acct.Payable 495.04
487.12
0.00
303.11
284.22
336.86
379.93
growth rate -1.6% -100.0% -6.2% 18.5% 12.8%
Cur.Assets 1,351.50
1,388.10
1,361.90
1,245.63
1,453.76
1,702.40
1,690.70
1,860.72
1,871.35
1,735.80
growth rate 2.7% -1.9% -8.5% 16.7% 17.1% -0.7% 10.1% 0.6% -7.2%
Total Assets 5,158.40
5,186.20
5,158.40
5,016.99
5,105.07
5,811.00
5,752.32
4,352.83
4,432.67
4,937.82
growth rate 0.5% -0.5% -2.7% 1.8% 13.8% -1.0% -24.3% 1.8% 11.4%
Cash 390.50
442.60
437.70
406.39
540.97
569.70
772.75
754.21
648.89
390.01
growth rate 13.3% -1.1% -7.2% 33.1% 5.3% 35.6% -2.4% -14.0% -39.9%
Inventory 40.20
16.00
5.00
6.57
7.99
2.90
11.31
32.07
34.82
60.61
growth rate -60.2% -68.8% 31.4% 21.5% -63.7% 290.0% 183.6% 8.6% 74.1%
Cur.Liabilities 1,094.20
989.60
1,008.30
995.56
1,126.29
934.10
1,050.79
725.15
818.96
878.61
growth rate -9.6% 1.9% -1.3% 13.1% -17.1% 12.5% -31.0% 12.9% 7.3%
Liabilities 2,300.90
2,246.70
2,344.00
2,397.06
2,495.29
2,511.00
2,579.13
1,836.17
1,967.10
2,007.74
growth rate -2.4% 4.3% 2.3% 4.1% 0.6% 2.7% -28.8% 7.1% 2.1%
LT Debt 400.00
396.20
396.70
452.23
453.38
447.60
399.72
399.80
486.08
486.81
growth rate -1.0% 0.1% 14.0% 0.3% -1.3% -10.7% 0.0% 21.6% 0.2%
Equity 2,857.50
2,939.60
2,814.40
2,601.90
2,586.03
3,300.10
3,140.30
2,490.70
2,452.94
2,915.15
growth rate 2.9% -4.3% -7.6% -0.6% 27.6% -4.8% -20.7% -1.5% 18.8%
Common Shares 10.00
9.00
9.00
9.00
8.00
7.00
7.00
7.00
6.00
6.00
6.00
growth rate -10.0% 0.0% 0.0% -11.1% -12.5% 0.0% 0.0% -14.3% 0.0% 0.0%
Cash Flow Statement Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Capital Expenditures 288.90
253.00
243.70
216.38
224.69
206.46
237.29
136.86
66.61
60.36
growth rate -12.4% -3.7% -11.2% 3.8% -8.1% 14.9% -42.3% -51.3% -9.4%
Cash Dividends 82.20
81.80
82.10
75.49
147.33
0.90
68.11
53.72
27.33
28.33
growth rate -0.5% 0.4% -8.1% 95.2% -99.4% 7,468.2% -21.1% -49.1% 3.7%
Cash From OA 535.80
651.40
693.70
393.29
483.91
327.90
313.50
70.65
261.26
268.06
growth rate 21.6% 6.5% -43.3% 23.0% -32.2% -4.4% -77.5% 269.8% 2.6%
FCF per Share 30.56
26.18
42.08
50.39
22.73
35.01
44.14
10.61
-7.46
7.96
47.01
growth rate -14.3% 60.7% 19.8% -54.9% 54.0% 26.1% -76.0% -100.0% 100.0% 490.6%
Sale Purchase of Stock -248.06
-103.20
-4.20
7.46
15.31
1.25
1.40
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 105.2% -91.9% 12.3%
FCF 291.00
247.00
395.00
450.00
177.00
259.00
104.00
135.00
-62.00
195.00
208.00
growth rate -15.1% 59.9% 13.9% -60.7% 46.3% -59.9% 29.8% -100.0% 100.0% 6.7%
Income Statement Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Sales 4,461.60
4,386.50
4,586.40
3,526.00
3,372.59
3,487.90
2,737.03
2,586.11
2,481.89
2,591.85
growth rate -1.7% 4.6% -23.1% -4.4% 3.4% -21.5% -5.5% -4.0% 4.4%
Op.Income 174.20
257.90
602.90
151.39
51.29
237.30
250.02
197.68
305.14
218.72
growth rate 48.1% 133.8% -74.9% -66.1% 362.7% 5.4% -20.9% 54.4% -28.3%
IBT 145.20
212.70
578.30
255.79
124.69
301.20
1,077.70
-120.89
250.66
182.79
growth rate 46.5% 171.9% -55.8% -51.3% 141.6% 257.8% -100.0% 100.0% -27.1%
Net Income 65.70
92.80
278.10
151.39
51.29
236.90
1,293.84
-100.66
168.59
302.04
growth rate 41.3% 199.7% -45.6% -66.1% 361.9% 446.2% -100.0% 100.0% 79.2%
EPS 30.19
6.87
9.78
31.04
14.70
17.39
32.05
195.03
-17.87
29.80
53.89
growth rate -77.2% 42.4% 217.4% -52.6% 18.3% 84.3% 508.5% -100.0% 100.0% 80.8%
Gross Profit 2,437.80
2,517.80
2,736.00
1,963.38
1,837.35
1,923.00
1,475.28
1,379.96
1,300.95
1,232.00
growth rate 3.3% 8.7% -28.2% -6.4% 4.7% -23.3% -6.5% -5.7% -5.3%

Quarterly Statements

Item Name Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18
Earnings BIT 44.88
67.19
65.60
88.67
91.06
growth rate 49.7% -2.4% 35.2% 2.7%
Balance Sheet Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18
Acct.Receivable 553.89
644.22
545.90
563.58
589.65
growth rate 16.3% -15.3% 3.2% 4.6%
Acct.Payable 446.08
379.93
435.50
457.30
448.24
growth rate -14.8% 14.6% 5.0% -2.0%
Cur.Assets 1,617.86
1,735.80
1,521.44
1,495.16
1,535.87
growth rate 7.3% -12.4% -1.7% 2.7%
Total Assets 4,619.92
4,937.82
4,760.96
4,730.93
4,873.74
growth rate 6.9% -3.6% -0.6% 3.0%
Cash 395.01
390.01
315.79
288.59
265.16
growth rate -1.3% -19.0% -8.6% -8.1%
Inventory 62.53
60.61
66.95
76.01
73.70
growth rate -3.1% 10.5% 13.5% -3.0%
Cur.Liabilities 813.18
878.61
1,152.58
746.39
804.20
growth rate 8.1% 31.2% -35.2% 7.8%
Liabilities 2,042.88
2,007.74
1,861.03
1,848.79
1,893.68
growth rate -1.7% -7.3% -0.7% 2.4%
LT Debt 486.84
486.81
91.08
478.77
473.06
growth rate 0.0% -81.3% 425.7% -1.2%
Equity 2,560.68
2,915.15
2,884.91
2,877.39
2,975.36
growth rate 13.8% -1.0% -0.3% 3.4%
Common Shares 20.00
20.00
20.00
20.00
20.00
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Cash Flow Statement Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18
Capital Expenditures 13.92
16.50
17.51
23.00
18.34
growth rate 18.5% 6.1% 31.4% -20.2%
Cash Dividends 7.10
7.03
7.32
7.13
7.11
growth rate -1.1% 4.2% -2.5% -0.3%
Cash From OA 89.29
47.20
18.95
51.59
121.32
growth rate -47.1% -59.9% 172.2% 135.2%
Sale Purchase of Stock 1.40
1.40
0.14
growth rate 0.0% -89.7%
FCF 75.37
30.70
1.45
28.59
102.98
growth rate -59.3% -95.3% 1,878.3% 260.2%
Income Statement Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18
Sales 657.23
675.82
659.44
672.68
674.77
growth rate 2.8% -2.4% 2.0% 0.3%
Op.Income 44.88
67.19
65.60
88.67
91.06
growth rate 49.7% -2.4% 35.2% 2.7%
IBT 38.24
54.86
56.57
62.74
135.07
growth rate 43.5% 3.1% 10.9% 115.3%
Net Income 24.78
214.18
42.89
46.57
125.06
growth rate 764.2% -80.0% 8.6% 168.6%
EPS
growth rate
Gross Profit 304.59
327.53
294.29
232.02
225.85
growth rate 7.5% -10.2% -21.2% -2.7%
R&D
growth rate

Growth Grade & Financial Ratios

All financial ratios below are calculated based on latest annual statements available and present the most up to date snapshot of a company finances.

Growth Grade

Historical Growth Grade:

E (21.66)

YOY Growth Grade:

E (19.00)

Click on buttons above for detailed yearly growth rates.

Market Ratios

Profitability Ratios

Liquidity Ratios

Efficiency Ratios

Value Price

PE and EPS

Historical Current Forward
PE 8.48 8.46 19.71
EPS / Growth 4.2% 78.48 18.1%

Value Price & Investment Recovery Time

Read more about Stock2Own value price in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

Equity Growth Rate: 2.9%

Estimates Pessimistic Moderate Optimistic My Numbers
Rate of Return 15.0%
MOS Price % 50 %
Future EPS Growth 2.9% 3.6% 3.6%
Future PE 5.88 11.79 11.79
Future EPS 104.85 111.66 111.66
Value Price
MOS %
152.40
-77.0%
325.43
-51.0%
325.43
-51.0%
MOS Price 76.20 162.72 162.72
IRT 7.46 7.29 7.29

Graham Number:

NOTE: The Graham Number applies only to certain types of stocks in combination with a number of other criteria.

Read more about Graham Number in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

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