Graham Holdings Company (GHC): Price and Financial Metrics

Graham Holdings Company (GHC): $605.56

12.30 (+2.07%)

POWR Rating

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  • GHC scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 94.04% of US stocks.
  • GHC's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • GHC's current lowest rank is in the Quality metric (where it is better than 16.15% of US stocks).

GHC Stock Summary

  • GHC's went public 32.2 years ago, making it older than 88.33% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • GHC's current price/earnings ratio is 8.49, which is higher than only 18.92% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, GHC is more volatile than only 6.66% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Graham Holdings Co are ACNB, FRAF, HBT, OPOF, and AROW.
  • GHC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Graham Holdings Co's official web site, go to

GHC Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Defensive stock, GHC's price/sales ratio is 62.96% lower, now standing at 1.
  • GHC's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 6.9 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, GHC's price/sales ratio has gone down 1.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for GHC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
GHC 2021-09-03 1 0.8 5.5 5.0
GHC 2021-09-02 1 0.8 5.6 5.0
GHC 2021-09-01 1 0.8 5.6 5.1
GHC 2021-08-31 1 0.8 5.7 5.1
GHC 2021-08-30 1 0.8 5.7 5.1
GHC 2021-08-27 1 0.8 5.7 5.1

GHC Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year price growth rate is now at -25.43%.
  • The year over year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 84.8%.
  • Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 28.52%.
GHC's revenue has moved up $457,245,000 over the prior 34 months.

The table below shows GHC's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 3,185.974 202.426 352.075
2021-09-30 3,110.054 167.044 504.535
2021-06-30 3,017.6 162.157 542.564
2021-03-31 2,869.319 222.259 446.06
2020-12-31 2,889.121 210.663 300.365
2020-09-30 2,865.588 333.77 209.105

GHC's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • GHC has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 32.86% of graded US stocks.
  • GHC's asset turnover comes in at 0.474 -- ranking 33rd of 50 Personal Services stocks.
  • BFAM, UNF, and EDU are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with GHC.

The table below shows GHC's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.474 0.342 0.158
2021-06-30 0.476 0.345 0.182
2021-03-31 0.469 0.346 0.165
2020-12-31 0.490 0.338 0.113
2020-09-30 0.497 0.325 0.078
2020-06-30 0.508 0.317 0.066

GHC Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of GHC, see our GHC price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $730.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.5 (Moderate Buy)

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GHC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $605.56 52-week high $675.00
Prev. close $593.26 52-week low $533.77
Day low $595.05 Volume 13,200
Day high $608.30 Avg. volume 19,370
50-day MA $577.50 Dividend yield 1.04%
200-day MA $592.82 Market Cap 2.96B

Graham Holdings Company (GHC) Company Bio

Graham Holdings is a diversified education and media company whose principal operations include educational services, television broadcasting, cable systems and online services, print and local television news. Its education services operates in three segments: Kaplan Higher Education, Kaplan Test Preparation and Kaplan International. The company was founded in 1947 and is based in Washington, D.C.

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Do Institutions Own Graham Holdings Company (NYSE:GHC) Shares?

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Yahoo | February 23, 2022

Louisiana State University Partners with Kaplan to Better Prepare their Student-Athletes for the Workforce

NEW YORK, February 22, 2022--Louisiana State University, the LSU System's flagship institution, partners with Kaplan to offer Kaplan Credegree programs to its student athletes.

Yahoo | February 22, 2022

New Strong Sell Stocks for February 11th

ALGN, CNHI, EPC, GHM, and HNGR have been added to the Zacks Rank #5 (Strong Sell) List on February 11, 2022.

Yahoo | February 11, 2022

/C O R R E C T I O N -- Graham Healthcare Group/

NorthShore – Edward-Elmhurst Health and Residential Healthcare Group, a division of Graham Healthcare Group, have reached an agreement to offer a new standard for home health and hospice care to residents across the greater Chicago area, including eight counties.

Yahoo | February 10, 2022

Clyde's to shutter its Reston Town Center location — but has other plans in store

The restaurant was among the first to open in the Fairfax County mixed-use development more than three decades ago.

Yahoo | February 9, 2022

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GHC Price Returns

1-mo 6.45%
3-mo 1.69%
6-mo 0.49%
1-year -1.76%
3-year -10.73%
5-year 7.21%
YTD -3.08%
2021 19.25%
2020 -15.32%
2019 0.57%
2018 15.78%
2017 10.05%

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