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Last $14.20 USD
Change Today +0.44 / 3.20%
Volume 339.4K
As of 8:04 PM 03/27/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

journal communications inc-a (JRN) Snapshot

Open
$13.77
Previous Close
$13.76
Day High
$14.22
Day Low
$13.77
52 Week High
03/27/15 - $14.22
52 Week Low
05/1/14 - $7.79
Market Cap
722.7M
Average Volume 10 Days
320.0K
EPS TTM
$0.90
Shares Outstanding
45.4M
EX-Date
04/30/09
P/E TM
15.9x
Dividend
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Dividend Yield
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journal communications inc-a (JRN) Details

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 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, which serves as the daily newspaper for the Milwaukee metropolitan area; and various community publications, primarily in southeastern Wisconsin. It also operates various Websites, including JSOnline.com and Milwaukeemoms.com, and the MyCommunityNOW family of 26 community Websites that provide editorial and advertising content. In addition, this segment publishes a business-to-business publication, which appeals to advertisers and readers in the agricultural market; and provides commercial printing services, including cold-Web printing, sheet-fed printing, electronic prepress, mailing, bindery, and inserting for other weekly and monthly publications. Journal Communications, Inc. was founded in 1882 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

1,700 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/16/15
Founded in 1882

journal communications inc-a (JRN) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Member ...
Total Annual Compensation: $972.8K
President and Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $493.3K
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $311.2K
Chief Operating Officer of Publishing Busines...
Total Annual Compensation: $448.1K
Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $402.7K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

journal communications inc-a (JRN) Key Developments

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.

Journal Communications Inc., Special/Extraordinary Shareholders Meeting, Mar 11, 2015

Journal Communications Inc., Special/Extraordinary Shareholders Meeting, Mar 11, 2015., at 09:00 Central Standard Time.

Journal Communications Inc. to Report Q4, 2014 Results on Mar 12, 2015

Journal Communications Inc. announced that they will report Q4, 2014 results at 9:00 AM, Eastern Standard Time on Mar 12, 2015

 

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