SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) November 9, 2017
GRAHAM HOLDINGS COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
1300 North 17th Street, Arlington, Virginia
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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Item 8.01 Other Events
On November 9, 2017, the Company issued the press release attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
99.1 Press release of Graham Holdings Company dated November 9, 2017
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Graham Holdings Company
Date: November 9, 2017
/s/ Wallace R. Cooney
Wallace R. Cooney,
Senior Vice President-Finance
(Principal Financial Officer)
Graham Holdings Company Announces Increased Stock Repurchase Authorization
ARLINGTON, VA—November 9, 2017—Graham Holdings Company (NYSE: GHC) announced today that its Board of Directors has authorized the Company to acquire up to 500,000 shares of its Class B common stock. The Company did not announce a ceiling price or time limit for the purchases. This authorization includes the 163,237 shares that remained under the previous authorization.
As of November 1, 2017, there were 4,567,815 Class B shares outstanding.
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