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Company Overview of Journal Communications, Inc.

Company Overview

Journal Communications, Inc., a diversified media company, engages in the television and radio broadcasting, publishing, and digital media businesses in the United States. It operates in Television, Radio, and Publishing segments. The Television operates 14 television stations in 8 states. This segment provides targeted and relevant local programming to serve viewers and advertisers. The Radio segment operates 34 radio stations in 8 states. This segment offers targeted and relevant local programming to serve listeners and advertisers. The Publishing segment publishes various community publications, primarily in southeastern Wisconsin. It also operates various Websites, including JSOnline.com...

333 West State Street

Milwaukee, WI 53203

United States

Founded in 1882

1,700 Employees

Phone:

414-224-2000

Key Executives for Journal Communications, Inc.

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Journal Communications, Inc. Key Developments

Journal Communications Inc.(NYSE:JRN) dropped from Russell 2000 Index

Journal Communications Inc. will be removed from Russell 2000 Index.

Journal Communications Inc.(NYSE:JRN) dropped from Russell 3000 Index

Journal Communications Inc. will be removed from Russell 3000 Index.

Journal Communications Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2014; Reports Impairment Charges in the Fourth Quarter of 2014

Journal Communications Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, total revenue was $121,987,000, operating earnings were $28,176,000, earnings from continuing operations before income taxes was $26,897,000, earnings from continuing operations were $15,662,000 and net earnings were $15,557,000 or $0.31 per diluted A and B common share against total revenue of $107,366,000, operating earnings of $19,924,000, earnings from continuing operations before income taxes of $18,147,000, earnings from continuing operations of $11,079,000 and net earnings of $11,260,000 or $0.22 per diluted A and B common share for the same period a year ago. EBITDA was $33,681,000 against $25,769,000 a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $38,723,000 against $25,804,000 a year ago. Diluted EPS from continuing operations of $0.31, compared to $0.22 a year ago. For the full year, total revenue was $428,436,000, operating earnings were $71,747,000, earnings from continuing operations before income taxes was $65,812,000, earnings from continuing operations were $39,318,000 and net earnings were $45,190,000 or $0.89 per diluted A and B common share against total revenue of $397,267,000, operating earnings of $51,316,000, earnings from continuing operations before income taxes of $43,422,000, earnings from continuing operations of $26,250,000 and net earnings of $26,201,000 or $0.52 per diluted A and B common share for the same period a year ago. EBITDA was $93,706,000 against $74,229,000 a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $103,081,000 against $76,918,000 a year ago. Cash from operating activities in 2014 was $82.9 million, an increase of 54.0%, driven by higher operating earnings. Capital expenditures in 2014 were $9.1 million compared to $12.4 million. Net debt was just over $117 million at the end of 2014. Diluted EPS from continuing operations of $0.77, up from $0.52 a year ago. The company reported impairment charges of $248 million in the fourth quarter of 2014. Impairment of long-lived assets amounted to $37 million and impairment of intangible assets amounted to $211 million.

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