Operating income was $45.9 million, up from $32.4 million in last yearâs second quarter.
Primediaâs loss applicable to common shareholders was $3.6 million, compared with income of $73.3 million a year earlier. Results for the second quarter of 2003 were aided by the sale of Seventeen and related teen properties, which resulted in a one-time gain of $104.3 million.
In this yearâs second quarter, Primediaâs business information segment recorded revenue of $58.2 million, a gain of 0.5% over the same period last year. The unitâs earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization increased 27.5% to $10.2 million. Online revenue for the unit increased 57%.