DES MOINES, Iowa, Jan. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP; www.meredith.com) the leading media and marketing company serving more than 100 million unduplicated American women and three out of four U.S. Millennial women, will report fiscal 2017 second quarter results on Wednesday, January 25, 2017. A conference call will be held at 8:30 AM EST to discuss the results. To listen, visit Meredith Corporation's Investor Relations section at www.meredith.com prior to the start of the call. An archive version of the formal remarks and the audio portion of the webcast will be available later in the day on Meredith's website.
Meredith Corporation has been committed to service journalism for 115 years. Today, Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms - including broadcast television, print, digital, mobile 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, St. Louis and Portland - and 13 in Top 50 markets. Meredith's stations produce nearly 700 hours of local news and entertainment content each week, and operate leading local digital destinations.
Meredith's National Media Group reaches more than 100 million unduplicated women every month, including nearly 75 percent of U.S. Millennial women. Meredith is the leader in creating and distributing content across platforms in key consumer interest areas such as food, home, parenting and health through well-known brands such as Better Homes and Gardens, Allrecipes, Parents, Shape and EatingWell. Meredith also features robust brand licensing activities, including more than 3,000 SKUs of branded products at 4,000 Walmart stores across the U.S. and at walmart.com. Meredith Xcelerated Marketing is an award-winning, strategic and creative agency that provides fully integrated marketing solutions for many of the world's top brands, including The Kraft Heinz Company, Bank of America, Volkswagen and NBCUniversal.
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 $1.98 per share yields approximately 3 percent. Meredith has paid a dividend for 69 straight years and increased it for 23 consecutive years.