Meredith Corporation (MDP): Price and Financial Metrics

Meredith Corporation (MDP): $36.54

1.27 (+3.60%)

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  • MDP scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 94.51% of US stocks.
  • MDP's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 206 days.
  • MDP ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 31st percentile.

MDP Stock Summary

  • Meredith Corp's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.9% of US equities in our set.
  • MDP's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 91.95% of US stocks.
  • Over the past twelve months, MDP has reported earnings growth of -267.15%, putting it ahead of only 7.78% of US stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Meredith Corp are CAC, SFBC, SMBK, IHRT, and QCRH.
  • MDP's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Meredith Corp's official web site, go to

MDP Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of MDP, see our MDP 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 $35.50 Average Broker Recommendation 1.83 (Hold)

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MDP Price/Volume Stats

Current price $36.54 52-week high $37.50
Prev. close $35.27 52-week low $10.75
Day low $35.29 Volume 359,400
Day high $36.66 Avg. volume 505,286
50-day MA $32.72 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $21.29 Market Cap 1.67B

Meredith Corporation (MDP) Company Bio

Meredith Corporation operates in two segments, Local Media and National Media, which publishes approximately 21 subscription magazines that include Better Homes and Gardens, Parents, Family Circle, Allrecipes, EveryDay with Rachael Ray, and FamilyFun, as well as approximately 120 special interest publications under approximately 80 titles. The company was founded in 1902 and is based in Des Moines, Iowa.

MDP Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$36.54$136.95 292%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for MDP, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Meredith Corp ranked in the 80th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Meredith Corp ended up being:

  • As a business, MDP is generating more cash flow than 70.83% of positive cash flow stocks in the Consumer Cyclical.
  • 34% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than just 7.82% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • The business' balance sheet reveals debt to be 66% of the company's capital (with equity being the remaining amount). Approximately 92.14% of US stocks with free cash flow have a lower reliance on debt in their capital structure.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

HOFT, JAKK, QNST, FNKO, and YETI can be thought of as valuation peers to MDP, in the sense that they are in the Consumer Cyclical sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest MDP News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Meredith Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate MDP as an investment opportunity.

SHAREHOLDER INVESTIGATION: Halper Sadeh LLP Investigates WBT, PFBI, MDP, PEBO; Shareholders are Encouraged to Contact the Firm

Halper Sadeh LLP, a global investor rights law firm, announces it is investigating the following companies:

Yahoo | May 13, 2021

MEREDITH INVESTOR ALERT by the Former Attorney General of Louisiana: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates Adequacy of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of Meredith Corporation - MDP

Former Attorney General of Louisiana Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq. and the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF") are investigating the proposed sale of Meredith Corporation’s Local Media Group (NYSE: MDP) to Gray Television, Inc. (NYSE: GTN). Under the terms of the proposed transaction, shareholders of Meredith will receive $14.50 in cash for each share of Meredith that they own. KSF is seeking to determine whether this consideration and the process that led to it are adequate, or whether the consideration undervalues the Company.

Yahoo | May 7, 2021

Meredith Bets Big on Video and Podcasts in NewFronts Presentation

Meredith, the publisher behind iconic home and lifestyle brands like People, Food & Wine and Southern Living used its NewFronts presentation to announce a slate of new video and podcast programming, as well as tout its Video Accountability Suite, a host of measurement tools designed to prove video advertisers' performance. The publisher reaches 95% of…

Adweek | May 6, 2021

SHAREHOLDER INVESTIGATION: Halper Sadeh LLP Investigates MDP, CHMA, EBSB, RMRM; Shareholders are Encouraged to Contact the Firm

Halper Sadeh LLP, a global investor rights law firm, announces it is investigating the following companies:

Yahoo | May 6, 2021

Meredith Corporation Reveals New Programming Slate of Premium Content, Driven By Real-Time Insights & Imagination

Today at the IAB NewFronts, Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP), the nation's leading food, lifestyle and entertainment media company, reaching nearly 95% of American women, unveils its new slate of premium programming informed by insights from its rich, first-party data and predictive intelligence capabilities. The company will also present at the IAB Podcast Upfronts on May 12.

Yahoo | May 6, 2021

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MDP Price Returns

1-mo 17.76%
3-mo 52.44%
6-mo 102.33%
1-year 215.82%
3-year -17.91%
5-year -11.65%
YTD 90.31%
2020 -39.56%
2019 -34.24%
2018 -18.08%
2017 15.68%
2016 42.34%

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