DES MOINES, Iowa, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP), one of America's leading media and marketing companies, will present at Jefferies 2015 Technology, Media & Telecom Conference at 10:00 am EDT on May 14, 2015 in Miami.
Meredith Chairman and CEO Steve Lacy and Chief Financial Officer Joe Ceryanec will discuss Meredith's key strategic initiatives, including the company's commitment to Total Shareholder Return.
A copy of the presentation and access to webcast will be available on the Investor Relations portion of www.meredith.com.
Meredith Corporation has been committed to service journalism for more than 110 years. Today, Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms – including broadcast television, print, digital, mobile, tablets and video – to provide consumers with content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners.
Meredith's Local Media Group includes 17 owned or operated television stations reaching 11 percent of U.S. households. Meredith's portfolio is concentrated in large, fast-growing markets, with seven stations in the nation's Top 25 – including Atlanta, Phoenix and Portland – and 13 in Top 50 markets. Meredith's stations produce approximately 650 hours of local news and entertainment content each week, and operate leading local digital destinations.
Meredith's National Media Group reaches a multi-channel audience of more than 220 million consumers monthly, including 100 million unduplicated women and 60 percent of American millennial women. Meredith is the leader in creating content across media platforms in key consumer interest areas such as food, home, parenthood and health through well-known brands such as Better Homes and Gardens, Parents, Allrecipes and Shape. The National Media Group features robust brand licensing activities, including over 3,000 SKUs of branded products at 4,000 Walmart stores across the U.S. Meredith Xcelerated Marketing is a leader at developing and delivering custom content and customer relationship marketing programs for many of the world's top brands, including Kraft, Lowe's and Chrysler.
Meredith's balanced portfolio consistently generates substantial free cash flow, and the Company is committed to growing Total Shareholder Return through dividend payments, share repurchases and strategic business investments. Meredith's current annualized dividend of $1.83 per share yields approximately 3.5 percent. Meredith has paid a dividend for 68 straight years and increased it for 22 consecutive years.