Knight Ridder (NYSE:KRI) released earnings for the second quarter ending June 26, 2005 on July 14.

  • EPS of $1.00 included $0.03 from a favorable tax settlement, offset by $0.01 for severance at the company's Detroit newspapers.
  • Revenue fell short of analyst estimates, while EPS slightly exceeded revised targets.

(Figures in thousands, except per-share data)

Income Statement Highlights (What's this?)

Avg. Est.

Q2 2005

Q2 2004

% Change

Sales

$769,430

$761,510

$760,216

+0.2%

Net Profit

--

$74,395

$86,262

-13.8%

EPS

$0.99

$1.00

$1.08

-7.4%



Margin Checkup (What's this?)

Q2 2005

Q2 2004

Change

Op. Margin

18.82%

20.39%

-1.57%

Net Margin

9.77%

11.35%

-1.58%



Balance Sheet Highlights (What's this?)

No balance sheet data provided. (Boo!)

Cash Flow Highlights (What's this?)

No cash flow statement provided. (Hiss!)

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  • Washington Post (NYSE:WPO)

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