Washington Post Company (The) operates in the Colleges and universities sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares The Washington Post Company with three other
companies in this sector in the United States:
Apollo Group Incorporated
sales of $4.25 billion
of which 91%
was University of Phoenix),
of which 62%
was Business, Technology & Management), and
Education Management Corporation
of which 100%
was Education Services).
The Washington Post Company reported sales of $4.02 billion
December of 2012.
decrease of 4.7%
versus 2011, when the company's sales were $4.21 billion.
The sales level in 2012 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2007, The Washington Post Company had sales
of $4.18 billion.
Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 10.9% decline
in Education, from $2.47 billion to $2.20 billion.
There were also decreases in sales in
Newspaper Publishing (down 10.2% to $581.69 million)
However, these declines were partially offset by the increase in sales of
Cable Television (up 3.5% to $787.12 million)
Television Broadcasting (up 25.2% to $399.69 million)
Other Businesses (up 104.9% to $53.54 million)