The Washington Post Company (NYSE:WPO) Stock Picks Sizzled The Investors On Monday Closing
The Washington Post Company (NYSE:WPO) witnessed the correction of 4.46% and closed at $350.34 whereas overall traded volume stood at 50,093 shares for the Monday closing session as compare to its average volume stood at 41000. The current market price is 3.32% more than its last 50 days simple moving average. Its price to earnings ratio stands at 20.98 times. Its total market capitalization ended at $2.70 billion. Its outstanding shares stood at 7.72 million.
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The Washington Post Company (NYSE:WPO) generated the total revenue of $1.03 billion for the quarter ended October 2nd, 2011 as compared to revenue of $1.18 billion for the same period last year. The company reported the net loss of $5.98 million or earnings of $2.44 per share for the respective quarter as compared to net income of $61.15 million or earnings of $11.37 per share last year.
The company’s total assets accumulate up to $4.98 billion out of which fixed assets have the highest proportion. The company maintains a strong short term liquidity position as per its current ratio of 1.18 times.
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