TMCNet:  EW Scripps is Among the Companies in the Publishing Industry With the Lowest Operating Margin (SSP, JRN, MDP, GSOL, GCI)

[February 22, 2013]

EW Scripps is Among the Companies in the Publishing Industry With the Lowest Operating Margin (SSP, JRN, MDP, GSOL, GCI)

Feb 22, 2013 (SmarTrend(R) News Watch via COMTEX) -- Below are the three companies in the Publishing industry with the lowest operating margin. A healthy operating margin is required for a company to pay for its fixed costs and generate cash.EW Scripps ranks lowest with a an operating margin of 9.5%. Following is Journal Communications with a an operating margin of 13.9%. Meredith ranks third lowest with a an operating margin of 15.9%.


Global Sources follows with a an operating margin of 19.8%, and Gannett rounds out the bottom five with a an operating margin of 21.6%.

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