Meredith Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.59 (+1.42 %)
(As of 07/23/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume103,625 shs
Average Volume464,044 shs
Market Capitalization$1.93 billion
P/E Ratio25.00
Dividend YieldN/A
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About Meredith

Meredith Corporation operates as a diversified media company primarily in the United States. It operates in two segments, National Media and Local Media. The National Media segment offers national consumer media brands through various media platforms, including print magazines, digital and mobile media, brand licensing activities, database-related activities, affinity marketing, and business-to-business marketing products and services. It publishes media in entertainment, food, lifestyle, parenting, and home categories, such as People, Better Homes & Gardens, InStyle, Allrecipes, Real Simple, Shape, Southern Living, Martha Stewart Living, and other brands, as well as 300 special interest publications under approximately 70 brands. This segment operates approximately 50 Websites and applications. It is also involved in the brand licensing, affinity marketing, third-party marketing, consumer database, and other related operations, as well as provision of magazine advertising and circulation, digital and customer relationship marketing, other custom publishing project, and ancillary products and services. In addition, this segment operates The Foundry 360, a creative content studio, which develops content marketing programs across various platforms comprising native advertising that enable clients to engage new consumers and build long-term relationships with existing customers for a range of industries. The Local Media segment operates approximately 17 television stations that include 7 CBS affiliates, 5 FOX affiliates, 2 MyNetworkTV affiliates, 1 NBC affiliate, 1 ABC affiliate, and 2 independent stations. It also includes 12 Websites and 12 applications focused on news, sports, and weather-related information. In addition, this segment sells geographic and demographic-targeted digital and print advertising programs to third parties. The company was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa.


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Overall MarketRank

1.18 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

142nd out of 329 stocks

Periodicals Industry

1st out of 4 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.5Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Meredith (NYSE:MDP) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Meredith a buy right now?

2 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Meredith in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Meredith stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Meredith?

Wall Street analysts have given Meredith a "Buy" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Meredith wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Meredith?

Meredith saw a drop in short interest in the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,780,000 shares, a drop of 42.0% from the May 31st total of 3,070,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 476,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.7 days. Currently, 4.5% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is Meredith's next earnings date?

Meredith is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 12th 2021.
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How were Meredith's earnings last quarter?

Meredith Co. (NYSE:MDP) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 29th. The company reported $0.53 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.32 by $0.21. The company earned $664.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $671.61 million. Meredith had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 45.09% and a net margin of 9.62%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 5.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.49 EPS.
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How has Meredith's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Meredith's stock was trading at $22.27 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, MDP shares have increased by 89.7% and is now trading at $42.25.
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What price target have analysts set for MDP?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Meredith's shares. Their forecasts range from $38.00 to $51.00. On average, they expect Meredith's stock price to reach $44.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 5.3% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Meredith's key executives?

Meredith's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Thomas H. Harty, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 58, Pay $1.75M)
  • Mr. Jason M. Frierott, Chief Financial Officer (Age 47, Pay $1.6M)
  • Mr. John S. Zieser Esq., Chief Devel. Officer, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 62, Pay $1.18M)
  • Mr. Patrick J. McCreery, Pres of Local Media Group (Age 50, Pay $867.35k)
  • Mr. Mike Lovell, Investor Relations Director
  • Ms. Erica Jensen, Sr. VP & Chief Communications Officer
  • Mr. Michael Brownstein, Chief Revenue Officer and Exec. VP of Corp. Sales & Marketing
  • Ms. Nancy Weber, Exec. VP of Marketing & Integrated Communications
  • Ms. Dina Nathanson, Sr. VP of HR
  • Mr. Matthew J. Petersen, Sr. VP of The Foundry & Strategic Content (Age 56)

What is Steve Lacy's approval rating as Meredith's CEO?

231 employees have rated Meredith CEO Steve Lacy on Glassdoor.com. Steve Lacy has an approval rating of 78% among Meredith's employees.

Who are some of Meredith's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Meredith own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Meredith investors own include AT&T (T), Verizon Communications (VZ), AbbVie (ABBV), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Chevron (CVX), Energy Transfer (ET), Pfizer (PFE), Gilead Sciences (GILD) and Altria Group (MO).

What is Meredith's stock symbol?

Meredith trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MDP."

Who are Meredith's major shareholders?

Meredith's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.06%). Company insiders that own Meredith stock include Donald C Berg, Elizabeth E Tallett, Patrick Mccreery, Steven M Cappaert and Thomas H Harty.
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Which institutional investors are buying Meredith stock?

MDP stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have bought Meredith stock in the last two years include Donald C Berg, Elizabeth E Tallett, Patrick Mccreery, Steven M Cappaert, and Thomas H Harty.
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How do I buy shares of Meredith?

Shares of MDP can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Meredith's stock price today?

One share of MDP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $42.25.

How much money does Meredith make?

Meredith has a market capitalization of $1.93 billion and generates $2.85 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $-234,300,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $1.54 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Meredith have?

Meredith employs 5,370 workers across the globe.

What is Meredith's official website?

The official website for Meredith is www.meredith.com.

Where are Meredith's headquarters?

Meredith is headquartered at 1716 LOCUST ST, DES MOINES IA, 50309.

How can I contact Meredith?

Meredith's mailing address is 1716 LOCUST ST, DES MOINES IA, 50309. The company can be reached via phone at 515-284-3000 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 7/24/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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