Gannett Co., Inc.

Industry: Printing Publishing

Fortune Rank: 370

For the 39 weeks ended 26 September 2005, revenues increased 4% to $5.54B. Net income from continuing operations decreased 6% to $868M. Revenues reflect higher newspaper revenues due to higher advertising and circulation sales. Net income was offset by an increase in cost of sales & operating expenses, higher selling, general & administrative expenses, increased amortisation of intangible assets and an increase in depreciation expense.

Gannett Co., Inc. is a diversified news and information company that publishes newspapers, operates broadcasting stations, operates Websites in connection with its newspaper and broadcast operations, and is engaged in marketing, commercial printing, a newswire service, data services and news programming. Gannett is an international company operating primarily in the United States and the United Kingdom. Approximately 84% of its revenues are from domestic operations in 43 states, the District of Columbia and Guam. It has foreign operations in the United Kingdom, Canada, and in certain European and Asian markets. The Company has two principal business segments: newspaper publishing and broadcasting (television).

Gannett Co., Inc.

Gannett Co., Inc. is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 Gannett Co., Inc. was ranked number 370 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 370th largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

Gannett Co., Inc. achieved revenue of $5,613.00 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $355.30 million.

Gannett Co., Inc.' rank improves

The company ranking improved in 2010, moving up the Fortune 500 list to 370th compared to 371st in 2009. This was based on its 2009 revenue of $6,768 million (a change of -1 million compared to 2010) and profits of $-6,648 million (a change of $361 million compared to 2009).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than the revenue a company earns. If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then Gannett Co., Inc. would be ranked 260th rather than 370th due to its profits of $355 in 2010.

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