- Filing Brings Company Up-to-Date with SEC -
NEW YORK, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- American Media, Inc. (AMI) today said that its subsidiary American Media Operations, Inc. has filed its Form 10-Q for the quarterly period ended June 30, 2007. In the Form 10-Q, the Company reported that:
* Revenues for the first quarter of fiscal 2007 were $121.8 million, as
compared to $115.4 million for the same period of 2006, representing a
* Operating expenses were $95.6 million, as compared to $110.8 million in
the prior-year period, representing a 13.7% decrease.
* Operating income was $26.2 million, as compared to $4.6 million for the
same period of 2006, representing a 470% increase.
* Cash and cash equivalents stood at $38.3 million.
David Pecker, AMI Chairman and CEO, commented, "We are pleased to announce that, as a result of our filing today, the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission are completely up-to-date. From a business standpoint, it is also gratifying to report revenue growth in the quarter, reflecting, in part, an 11.5% year-over-year increase in advertising."
Jack Craven, AMI's Chief Financial Officer, said, "The Company is now up-to-date in the filing of its financial statements for the first time since February 2006, and is in compliance with its obligations, including all of its bank and bond covenants. In addition, in the quarter, we remained disciplined in implementing our previously announced management action plans, which contributed to the 13.7% decrease in expenses."
About American Media, Inc.
American Media, Inc. is the leading publisher of celebrity journalism and health and fitness magazines in the U.S. These include Star, Shape, Men's Fitness, Fit Pregnancy, Natural Health, and The National Enquirer. In addition to print properties, AMI owns Distribution Services, Inc., the country's #1 in-store magazine merchandising company.
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