Gannett (NYSE:GCI) released earnings for the period ended June 26, 2005, on July 13.

  • Net profit fell compared with the same period in the prior year.
  • EPS increased because of a decrease in diluted shares.

Income Statement Highlights (What's this?)

Avg. Est.

Q2 2005

Q2 2004

% Change

Sales

$1,930,000

$1,936,477

$1,873,303

+3.4%

Net Profit

--

$338,643

$354,432

-4.5%

EPS

$1.37

$1.37

$1.30

+5.4%

(Figures in thousands, except per-share data)

Margin Checkup (What's this?)

Q2 2005

Q2 2004

Change

Op. Margin

28.89%

30.77%

-1.88%

Net Margin

17.49%

18.92%

-1.43%

(Figures in thousands, except per-share data)

Balance Sheet Highlights (What's this?)

No balance sheet data provided. (Boo!)

Cash Flow Highlights (What's this?)

No cash flow sheet provided. (Hiss!)

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