NYSE:MDP - Meredith Stock Price, News & Analysis

$44.72
+0.33 (+0.74 %)
(As of 08/16/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$44.15
Now: $44.72
$45.70
50-Day Range
$44.42
MA: $53.33
$56.52
52-Week Range
$44.15
Now: $44.72
$62.40
Volume406,600 shs
Average Volume434,371 shs
Market Capitalization$2.02 billion
P/E Ratio17.61
Dividend Yield5.09%
Beta1.17
Meredith Corporation operates as a diversified media company in the United States, Europe, and Asia. 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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Periodicals
Sub-IndustryPublishing
SectorConsumer Staples
CUSIP58943310
Phone515-284-3000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.25 billion
Cash Flow$6.6548 per share
Book Value$24.44 per share

Profitability

Net Income$99.40 million

Miscellaneous

Employees7,915
Market Cap$2.02 billion
Next Earnings Date8/23/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Meredith (NYSE:MDP) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Meredith's stock symbol?

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

How often does Meredith pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Meredith?

Meredith announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 8th. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 30th will be given a dividend of $0.575 per share on Friday, September 13th. This represents a $2.30 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.14%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 29th. View Meredith's Dividend History.

How were Meredith's earnings last quarter?

Meredith Co. (NYSE:MDP) announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, May, 10th. The company reported $1.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.77 by $0.75. The firm earned $743.40 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $726.67 million. Meredith had a return on equity of 22.53% and a net margin of 2.42%. Meredith's revenue for the quarter was up 14.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned ($2.74) earnings per share. View Meredith's Earnings History.

When is Meredith's next earnings date?

Meredith is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, August 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Meredith.

What price target have analysts set for MDP?

5 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Meredith's stock. Their forecasts range from $54.97 to $68.00. On average, they anticipate Meredith's stock price to reach $63.3233 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 41.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Meredith.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Meredith?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Meredith in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Meredith.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Meredith stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Meredith stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "With advancing technology, Meredith is reeling under print media decline for a while now. Although the company expects print advertising revenues to decline further in the fiscal third quarter, its efforts to expand digital presence will take time to bear fruits. Additionally, the company is witnessing rising SG&A expenses and high interest expenses for the past few quarters, persistence of which may weigh on its bottom line in the near future. Nevertheless, the company’s top and bottom lines rose year over year in the second quarter of fiscal 2019. Results gained form robust performances in both National and Local Media Groups. Moreover, the company’s acquisition of TIME benefited it with $500 million of cost savings within the first two full years of combined operations. Meredith’s strategic initiatives in digital space, brand licensing activities and solid portfolio of television stations bodes well." (2/26/2019)
  • 2. Benchmark Co. analysts commented, "We expect value to be unlocked over time through incremental asset sales (TV?), with EBITDA reaching the billion dollar goal by 2021, reinforcing the acquisition. We would characterize the ~$10 million shortfall in NMG as squarely a result of 1) not having clean comparisons; 2) improperly reflecting asset sales and seasonality, with the bulk of the “miss” coming in “other” categories (same for the guide in both NMG and Local). Print declines in the mid-teens largely matched our forecast, while subscription revenue came in a touch higher than our projection. If there was an area of disappointment, it was the continued lack of growth in digital, with management calling out ongoing disruption to operations during the integration process." (2/12/2019)

Has Meredith been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about MDP stock have been trending negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Meredith earned a news impact score of -2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Meredith.

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), Intel (INTC), Verizon Communications (VZ), QUALCOMM (QCOM), General Motors (GM), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Celgene (CELG), AbbVie (ABBV) and Caterpillar (CAT).

Who are Meredith's key executives?

Meredith's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Thomas H. Harty, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 56)
  • Mr. Joseph H. Ceryanec, Chief Financial Officer (Age 58)
  • Mr. John S. Zieser, Chief Devel. Officer, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 60)
  • Mr. Jonathan B. Werther, Pres of National Media Group (Age 50)
  • Mr. Mike Lovell, Director of Investor Relations

Who are Meredith's major shareholders?

Meredith's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (12.36%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.75%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (2.80%), Northern Trust Corp (2.40%), Silvercrest Asset Management Group LLC (2.39%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.78%). Company insiders that own Meredith stock include Donald C Berg, Edwin T Iv Meredith, Frederick B Henry, John S Zieser, Joseph H Ceryanec, Meredith D Mell Frazier and Paul Karpowicz. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Meredith.

Which major investors are selling Meredith stock?

MDP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Foresters Investment Management Company Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., William Blair Investment Management LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Allianz Asset Management GmbH and Susquehanna Fundamental Investments LLC. Company insiders that have sold Meredith company stock in the last year include Frederick B Henry, John S Zieser and Joseph H Ceryanec. View Insider Buying and Selling for Meredith.

Which major investors are buying Meredith stock?

MDP stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Invesco Ltd., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Vanguard Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Bahl & Gaynor Inc., Edmp Inc. and Gamco Investors INC. ET AL. View Insider Buying and Selling for Meredith.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Meredith's stock price today?

One share of MDP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $44.72.

How big of a company is Meredith?

Meredith has a market capitalization of $2.02 billion and generates $2.25 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $99.40 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.54 on an earnings per share basis. Meredith employs 7,915 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Meredith.

What is Meredith's official website?

The official website for Meredith is http://www.meredith.com/.

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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Meredith (NYSE MDP)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  304 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  437 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  741
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Meredith and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MDP will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MDP will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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