The McGraw-Hill Companies
Stock Symbol: MHP
1221 Avenue of the Americas
The McGraw-Hill Companies Industry:
Printing & Publishing
The McGraw-Hill Companies Description:
Founded in 1888, The McGraw-Hill Companies is a global information services provider meeting worldwide needs in the financial services, education and business information markets through leading brands such as Standard & Poor's, BusinessWeek and McGraw-Hill Education.
The McGraw-Hill Companies Financial Summary:
For the nine months ended 30 September 2005, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.'s revenues rose 15% to $4.46B. Net income from continuing operations rose 16% to $655M. Revenues reflect growth at Financial Services due to robust debt and equity markets worldwide, particularly stuctured finance, and at Education due to strength in the elementary- high school market. Net income also reflects margin growth and a $6.8M gain on the sale of Corporate Value Consulting.
The McGraw-Hill Companies Business Summary:
The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. is a global information services provider serving the financial services, education and business information markets. The Company has three operating segments: McGraw-Hill Financial Services, McGraw-Hill Education, and McGraw-Hill Information and Media Services. The Financial Services segment operates under the Standard & Poor's brand, and provides credit ratings, evaluation services and analyses. The Education segment is an educational publisher serving the elementary and high school, college and university, and professional, adult education and international markets. The Information and Media Services segment consists of two operating groups, the Business-to-Business Group and the Broadcasting Group. In January 2004, the Company sold its juvenile retail publishing business. On July 16, 2004, the Company acquired The Grow Network, a provider of assessment reporting and customized content for states and large school districts.