(Reuters) - Washington Post Co reported a higher third-quarter profit from continuing operations, but sales in its newspaper and education businesses declined.
Net income from continuing operations attributable to the company rose to $44.7 million, or $6.03 per share, in the quarter, from $12.6 million, or $1.59 per share, a year earlier.
Revenue was flat at $1.01 billion.
Sales at the newspaper division fell 4 percent. Education business revenue fell 8 percent. (Reporting by Bijoy Koyitty in Bangalore; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila)