Arbitron by the numbers


Arbitron reported that Q2 revenues were up 6.6% to 79 million, right on target with the Thomson/First Call analysts' consensus. With outlays for the rollout of PPM in multiple markets, costs and expenses rose 17.1% to 78.8 million. That drove operating income down 95.8% to 288K. EBITDA declined 43.1% to 8.1 million.