NEW YORK, Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP) announced today that its third quarter 2012 results will be issued on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 via news release at approximately 7:15 a.m. Eastern Time. The news release will be available for downloading from www.mcgraw-hill.com.
Harold McGraw III, Chairman, President and CEO; Jack Callahan, Executive Vice President and CFO; and Chip Merritt, Vice President, Investor Relations, will host a conference call/webcast at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on October 31, 2012 to discuss the results. They will also update investors on McGraw-Hill's progress toward the Growth & Value Plan and the planned separation into two companies. The presentation is open to all interested parties and may include forward-looking information.
Webcast Instructions: Live and Replay
The webcast will be available live and as an archived replay through the Corporation's Investor Relations Web site at http://investor.mcgraw-hill.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=96562&p=irol-EventDetails&EventId=4848743. (Please copy and paste URL into Web browser.) The archived replay will be available beginning two hours after the conclusion of the live call and will remain available for one year.
Telephone Access: Live and Replay
The call begins at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Please dial in by 8:20 a.m. The passcode is "McGraw-Hill" and the conference leader is Harold McGraw III.
The recorded telephone replay will be available beginning two hours after the conclusion of the call and will remain available until November 30, 2012.
Presenters' Slides & Remarks
The presenters' slides will be made available for downloading at the conclusion of the call. The final remarks will be available for downloading the following day. For these documents and any additional information provided during the presentation, go to http://investor.mcgraw-hill.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=96562&p=irol-EventDetails&EventId=4848743.
About The McGraw-Hill Companies: McGraw-Hill announced on September 12, 2011, its intention to separate into two companies: McGraw-Hill Financial, a leading provider of content and analytics to global financial markets, and McGraw-Hill Education, a leading education company focused on digital learning and education services worldwide. McGraw-Hill Financial's leading brands include Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, S&P Capital IQ, S&P Dow Jones Indices, Platts energy information services and J.D. Power and Associates. With sales of $6.2 billion in 2011, the Corporation has approximately 23,000 employees across more than 280 offices in 40 countries. Additional information is available at http://www.mcgraw-hill.com.
Forward-Looking Statements: The forward-looking statements in this news release (identified by the future tense and words like "expects," "targeted" and "projected") involve risks and uncertainties, are subject to change, and actual results may differ materially from the Corporation's expectations, based on various important factors, including worldwide economic, financial, liquidity, political and regulatory conditions; the health of debt (including U.S. residential mortgage-backed securities and collateralized debt obligations), equity and commodities markets, including possible future interest rate changes; the health of the economy and in advertising; the level of expenditures and state new adoptions and open territory sales in the education market; the successful marketing of competitive products; and the effect of competitive products and pricing. Additional factors that could cause results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements can be found in McGraw-Hill's 2011 Annual Report on Form 10-K which, along with the Corporation's other filings with the SEC, are available on the SEC's website (www.sec.gov).
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