Advertising Age Data Center
TOP 25 MAGAZINE COMPANIES
Ranked by U.S. magazine net revenue in 2005
RANKMAGAZINE NET REVENUE
20052004COMPANY2005% CHGTOP MAGAZINEGROSS REVENUE
1 1 Time Warner $4,006.1 2.8 People $850.4
2 2 Advance Publications 3,397.1 9.3 Parade 626.0
3 3 Hearst Corp. 2,115.0 7.4 Good Housekeeping 477.7
4 4 Meredith Corp. 1,003.2 1.7 Better Homes & Gardens 800.0
5 5 Reader's Digest Association 939.0 2.4 Reader's Digest 301.0
6 6 Primedia 925.2 2.3 Motor Trend 156.3
7 8 McGraw-Hill Cos. 818.9 19.4 BusinessWeek 332.4
8 7 International Data Group 755.0 0.0 PC World 92.7
9 9 Reed Elsevier 587.3 -1.1 Furniture Today 39.9
10 10 Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S. 535.0 -3.1 Woman's Day 408.4
11 12 Wenner Media 521.6 20.0 Rolling Stone 215.5
12 11 American Media Operations 506.4 -5.6 Shape 156.7
13 13 Rodale 485.0 15.2 Men's Health 149.2
14 14 Forbes Media 370.0 0.0 Forbes 323.3
15 17 Walt Disney Co. 361.5 9.8 ESPN the Magazine 275.5
16 15 The Washington Post Co. 344.9 -5.8 Newsweek 472.1
17 19 Dennis Publishing 341.0 7.8 Maxim 194.3
18 20 VNU 305.0 1.9 Adweek 26.2
19 21 American Express Publishing Corp. 297.0 4.0 Travel & Leisure 144.2
20 NR Bauer Publishing 291.0 29.8 In Touch Weekly 60.3
21 NA CMP Technology (UBM) 287.2 NA InformationWeek 116.3
22 22 National Geographic Society 267.2 0.4 National Geographic 85.3
23 23 Crain Communications* 265.4 5.3 AutoWeek 50.0
24 24 Zuckerman Media Properties 246.1 4.3 U.S. News & World Report 256.5
25 18 Gemstar-TV Guide International 230.0 -28.5 TV Guide 282.8
'Notes: Dollars in millions. Magazine net revenue are considered estimates. Top magazine and gross ad revenue from Ad Age's 300 Magazine report to be published Oct. 23, 2006. Sources include PIB, TNS Media Intelligence and company sources. *Not on 100 Media Cos. list.