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    Strong backlist sales, in addition to a 55% jump in sales of digital audiobooks, led to a 42% increase in earnings at HarperCollins in the quarter ended September 30, 2018, over the comparable period a year ago.

  • Licensing Deal Boosts Q3 Results at HMH Trade Group

    Boosted by a new licensing agreement for '1984' and 'Animal Farm,' sales and earnings at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s trade division both soared in the third quarter ended September 30, 2018, over the comparable period a year ago.

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  • Industry Stocks: October 2018 Performances

    Stock prices at only two of the 11 companies on the Publishers Weekly Stock Index rose in October, Barnes & Noble and Educational Development Corp.

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    Although sales rose 29% in the third quarter (ended September 30) over the comparable period a year ago, investors had expected more rapid growth. Still, profits jumped to $2.9 billion, up from earnings of $256 million a year ago.

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