As it turns 100, Barron’s hits record 745,000 subscribers
Barron’s has reached 745,000 subscribers, its highest level, growing 81 percent in the past five years.
Digital readership is up 153 percent, and digital subscribers have quadrupled during that same period of time, resulting in all-time high digital revenues. Barron’s has 535,000 digital subscribers, or 71.8 percent of its total subscribers.
The magazine turns 100 on May 9. It was founded as Barron’s National Financial Weekly by Clarence Barron, who also owned The Wall Street Journal. The publication will have a special edition on May 10.
“Barron’s explosive growth, especially in digital subscriptions, is a testament to the authority of the brand and our ability to meet our subscriber’s needs at every stage of their financial journey,” said Dow Jones chief executive officer Almar Latour in a statement..
As part of its centennial, Barron’s launched the ‘Barron’s Future Focus Stock Index’ which tracks companies positioned for leadership, growth and innovation into the future.
Barron’s also recently launched ‘Barron’s Advisor,’ a premium membership offering aimed at its financial advisory audience.