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Last C$6.70 CAD
Change Today +0.02 / 0.30%
Volume 17.2K
As of 3:59 PM 04/20/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

torstar corp - cl b (TS/B) Snapshot

Open
C$6.68
Previous Close
C$6.68
Day High
C$6.73
Day Low
C$6.62
52 Week High
07/23/14 - C$8.47
52 Week Low
12/17/14 - C$5.80
Market Cap
537.9M
Average Volume 10 Days
58.3K
EPS TTM
C$0.38
Shares Outstanding
70.4M
EX-Date
03/11/15
P/E TM
17.5x
Dividend
C$0.53
Dividend Yield
7.84%
Current Stock Chart for TORSTAR CORP - CL B (TS/B)

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torstar corp - cl b (TS/B) Details

Torstar Corporation engages in the media and book publishing businesses in North America and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Star Media Group and Metroland Media Group. The Star Media Group segment publishes the daily Toronto Star newspaper and thestar.com; Metro free daily commuter papers in Toronto, Vancouver, Ottawa, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, and Halifax; Sing Tao Daily, a Chinese-language daily newspaper published in Toronto, Vancouver, and Calgary; toronto.com; and other specialty publications, magazines, and distribution services. It also provides advertising services related to display advertising, video, media, and mobile advertising; a real-time bidding digital advertising solution; and various online and mobile advertising platforms and products for advertisers. The Book Publishing segment publishes 109 weekly community newspapers; The Hamilton Spectator, the Waterloo Region Record, and the Guelph Mercury daily newspapers; and other specialty and monthly publications, magazines, and directories, as well as operates consumer shows, digital properties, and a product sales business. Torstar Corporation was founded in 1892 and is based in Toronto, Canada.

Founded in 1892

torstar corp - cl b (TS/B) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: C$750.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: C$418.2K
President of Metroland Media Group Ltd
Total Annual Compensation: C$428.4K
President of The Toronto Star, Publisher of T...
Total Annual Compensation: C$428.4K
Senior Vice President of Digital Ventures
Total Annual Compensation: C$306.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

torstar corp - cl b (TS/B) Key Developments

Torstar Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on March 31, 2015; Reports Consolidated Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended December 31, 2014; Reports Impairment Charges for the Fourth Quarter Ended December 31, 2014; Provides Capital Expenditure Guidance for 2015

On March 3, 2015, Torstar Corporation declared a quarterly dividend of 13.125 cents per share on its Class A shares and Class B non-voting shares, payable on March 31, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 13, 2015. The company reported consolidated financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported operating revenue of CAD 233,434,000 against CAD 259,415,000 a year ago. Operating profit was CAD 18,440,000 against CAD 24,277,000 a year ago. Net income from continuing operations was CAD 20,887,000 against CAD 15,841,000 a year ago. Net income attributable to equity holders of the company was CAD 20,556,000 against CAD 20,637,000 a year ago. Net income attributable to equity holders of the company per diluted share was CAD 0.26 against CAD 0.26 a year ago. Diluted income attributable to equity holders of the company from continuing operations was CAD 0.26 against CAD 0.20 a year ago. Cash provided by operating activities was CAD 29,737,000 against CAD 35,958,000 a year ago. Additions to property, plant and equipment and intangible assets were CAD 5,902,000 against CAD 5,166,000 a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was CAD 36,454,000 against CAD 48,845,000 a year ago. Adjusted earnings per share were CAD 0.30, down CAD 0.04 from CAD 0.34 in the fourth quarter of 2013. For the full year, the company reported operating revenue of CAD 858,134,000 against CAD 935,773,000 a year ago. Operating loss was CAD 44,185,000 against CAD 34,703,000 a year ago. Net loss from continuing operations was CAD 49,598,000 against CAD 58,046,000 a year ago. Net income attributable to equity holders of the company was CAD 172,685,000 against net loss attributable to equity holders of the company of CAD 27,413,000 a year ago. Net income attributable to equity holders of the company per diluted share was CAD 2.15 against net loss attributable to equity holders of the company per diluted share of CAD 0.35 a year ago. Diluted loss attributable to equity holders of the company from continuing operations was CAD 0.62 against CAD 0.73 a year ago. Cash provided by operating activities was CAD 63,358,000 against CAD 80,732,000 a year ago. Additions to property, plant and equipment and intangible assets were CAD 20,947,000 against CAD 17,582,000 a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was CAD 92,070,000 against CAD 107,789,000 a year ago. Adjusted earnings per share were CAD 0.58 in 2014, down CAD 0.04 from CAD 0.62 in 2013. Generated CAD 43.3 million of free cash flow including significant funding of pension and restructuring obligations. The company reported impairment of assets of CAD 63,000 for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2014 against CAD 266,000 a year ago. For the 2015, capital expenditures in 2015 are currently anticipated to be in the order of CAD 30 million to CAD 35 million and are expected to include approximately CAD 13 million to CAD 15 million of capital spending related to the Toronto Star's tablet product.

Torstar Corporation to Report Q4, 2014 Results on Mar 04, 2015

Torstar Corporation announced that they will report Q4, 2014 results at 8:15 AM, US Eastern Standard Time on Mar 04, 2015

Torstar Corporation, Q4 2014 Earnings Call, Mar 04, 2015

Torstar Corporation, Q4 2014 Earnings Call, Mar 04, 2015

 

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