On Feb. 22, Motley Fool Stock Advisor pick Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (NYSE:MSO) released Q4 2005 earnings for the period ending Dec. 31, 2005.

  • Revenues increased 40% year over year.
  • Net profit of nearly $3 million yielded EPS of $0.06 per share, reversing last year's loss of $0.15 per share.

(Figures in thousands, except per-share data)

Income Statement Highlights

Q4 2005

Q4 2004

% Change

Sales

$84,461

$60,212

40.3

Net Profit

$2,946

($7,329)

N/A

EPS

$0.06

($0.15)

N/A



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Margin Checkup

Q4 2005

Q4 2004

Change

Gross Margin

58.88%

51.09%

7.79

Op. Margin

3%

(15.75%)

N/A

Net Margin

3.49%

(12.17%)

N/A



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Balance Sheet Highlights

Assets

Q4 2005

Q4 2004

% Change

Cash+ ST Invest.

$104,037

$139,956

(25.7)

Inventory

$3,910

$5,229

(25.2)

Accounts Rec.

$55,381

$31,332

76.8



Liabilities

Q4 2005

Q4 2004

% Change

Long-Term Debt

$-

$-

N/A

Accounts Pay.

$28,545

$25,604

11.5



Cash Flow Highlights

No cash flow information supplied.

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