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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 safely financed and are good value, 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 Medium

February 9, 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
54
89
65
65
STOCK GROWTH RANKS
59
1
12
12
STOCK SAFETY RANKS
62
50
100
100
COMBINED STOCK RANKS
55
54
76
76

Last update of Combined Rank: 9-Feb-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

VALUE METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
PRICE VS. REVENUES (P/S)
63
74
78
78
PRICE VS. PROFITS (P/E)
61
64
50
50
PRICE VS. CAPITAL (Market-to-Book)
87
82
74
74
DIVIDEND YIELD
35
40
32
32
CONSOLIDATED RANK: VALUE
54
89
65
65

Last update of Value Rank: 9-Feb-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
58
5
15
15
PROFIT GROWTH
48
11
11
11
STOCK RETURNS
48
16
73
73
CONSOLIDATED RANK: GROWTH
59
1
12
12

Financial reporting date of Growth Rank: 30-Sep-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
92
84
96
96
REFINANCING
59
59
LIQUIDITY
14
6
89
89
CONSOLIDATED RANK: SAFETY
62
50
100
100

Financial reporting date of Safety Rank: 31-Jan-2018. 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 February 9, 2018.