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Washington Post (NYSE:GHC)


Washington Post stock research in summary

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Washington Post shares have a BUY rating. They are good value and are safely financed, but show below average growth. We recommend buying and holding Washington Post shares.


Latest Obermatt Ranks


Country USA
Industry Education Services
Index S&P MIDCAP
Size class Large

March 22, 2018. Top 10 stocks updated on Top 10 schedule or at least quarterly. ()




Research History: Washington Post

STOCK RESEARCH SUMMARY 2015 2016 2017 2018
STOCK VALUE RANKS
30
76
56
81
STOCK GROWTH RANKS
8
52
9
9
STOCK SAFETY RANKS
100
89
64
78
COMBINED STOCK RANKS
35
94
68
73

Last update of Combined Rank: 22-Mar-2018. Stock research history is based on the Obermatt Method. The higher the rank, the better is Washington Post in the corresponding investment strategy.


Value Metrics in Detail

Last update of Value Rank: 22-Mar-2018. Stock analysis on value ratios: The higher the rank, the lower the value ratio of Washington Post; except for dividend yield where the rank is higher, the higher the yield.


Growth Metrics in Detail

GROWTH METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
REVENUE GROWTH
25
28
21
22
PROFIT GROWTH
48
48
48
8
STOCK RETURNS
26
39
46
46
CONSOLIDATED RANK: GROWTH
8
52
9
9

Financial reporting date of Growth Rank: 31-Dec-2017. Stock analysis on growth metrics: The higher the rank, the higher the growth and returns of Washington Post.


Safety Metrics in Detail

SAFETY METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
LEVERAGE
97
98
96
96
REFINANCING
58
50
58
34
LIQUIDITY
93
77
86
86
CONSOLIDATED RANK: SAFETY
100
89
64
78

Financial reporting date of Safety Rank: 31-Dec-2017. Stock analysis on safety metrics: The higher the rank, the lower the leverage of Washington Post and the more cash is available to service its debt.


Stock analysis by the purely financial fact-based Obermatt Method for the investment strategies Value, Growth and Safety for Washington Post from March 22, 2018.