Johnston Press plc Company Profile (LON:JPR)

About Johnston Press plc (LON:JPR)

Johnston Press plc logoJohnston Press plc is a United Kingdom-based local and regional multimedia organization. The Company provides news and information services to local and regional communities through its portfolio of various publications and Websites. The Company operates through two segments: Publishing (in print and online) and Contract Printing. Its portfolio contains approximately 190 paid for weekly newspapers, 10 paid for daily newspapers, 30 free titles and over 10 lifestyle magazines. It also has approximately 190 news sites and over 20 other sites, including entertainment site WOW247 and Jobstoday. Its brands include BallymenaTimes, BanbridgeLeader, Belfast News, News Letter, CarrickTimes, ColeraineTimes, Mid-Ulster Mail, Derry Journal, Sunday Journal, TyroneTimes, LarneTimes, LurganMail, Isle of Man Examiner and Yorkshire Post. Its titles span Scotland, the North East, West Yorkshire, the North West and Isle of Man, South Yorkshire, the South, Midlands and Northern Ireland.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Cyclical Consumer Goods & Services
  • Industry: Newspaper Publishing
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:JPR
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £16.81 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 105,877,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 14.10
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 14.39
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 9.50 - GBX 31.41
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.000
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £213.24 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.08
  • Book Value: GBX (0.21) per share
  • Price / Book: -0.77
  • EBITDA: £32.75 million
  • Net Margins: -5.44%
  • Return on Assets: -4.52%
  • Average Volume: 411,531 shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Johnston Press plc (LON:JPR)

What is Johnston Press plc's stock symbol?

Johnston Press plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "JPR."

Where is Johnston Press plc's stock going? Where will Johnston Press plc's stock price be in 2017?

3 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for Johnston Press plc's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 23 to GBX 80. On average, they anticipate Johnston Press plc's share price to reach GBX 49.33 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Johnston Press plc.

Who are some of Johnston Press plc's key competitors?

Who are Johnston Press plc's key executives?

Johnston Press plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Camilla A. Rhodes, Interim Chairman of the Board
  • Ashley Highfield, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • David King, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
  • Peter M. McCall, Company Secretary
  • Jamie Buchan, Non-Executive Director
  • Michael G. Butterworth, Non-Executive Director
  • A. Ralph Marshall, Non-Executive Director
  • Kjell Aamot, Non-Executive Independent Director

How do I buy Johnston Press plc stock?

Shares of Johnston Press plc and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

What is Johnston Press plc's stock price today?

One share of Johnston Press plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 15.88.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Johnston Press plc (LON JPR)
Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  150 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  143 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  293
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Johnston Press plc and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Johnston Press plc (LON:JPR) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 49.33
Consensus Price Target History for Johnston Press plc (LON:JPR)
Price Target History for Johnston Press plc (LON:JPR)
Analysts' Ratings History for Johnston Press plc (LON:JPR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/9/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 80View Rating Details
5/19/2017Panmure GordonReiterated RatingBuyGBX 45View Rating Details
11/14/2016Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduceGBX 23View Rating Details
8/4/2016Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingUnder ReviewView Rating Details
5/11/2016Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
2/25/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 107 -> GBX 51View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Johnston Press plc (LON:JPR)
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Earnings Estimates for Johnston Press plc (LON:JPR)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $18.490 EPS


Dividend History for Johnston Press plc (LON:JPR)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Johnston Press plc (LON:JPR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Johnston Press plc (LON:JPR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Johnston Press plc (LON:JPR)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
4/1/2016Highfield,AshleyInsiderSell6,802GBX 41£2,788.82
3/23/2016Russell,Ian MInsiderBuy20,906GBX 47£9,825.82
5/21/2015David KingInsiderBuy9,000GBX 158£14,220
5/20/2015Ashley HighfieldInsiderSell171,068GBX 151£258,312.68
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Johnston Press plc (LON:JPR)
Latest Headlines for Johnston Press plc (LON:JPR)
DateHeadline logoOne Thing To Consider Before Buying Johnston Press plc (LSE:JPR) - October 6 at 2:00 AM logoWhat You Must Know About Johnston Press plc’s (LSE:JPR) Risks - September 19 at 8:35 PM logo[$$] Johnston Press shrinks losses after boost from i title - August 3 at 1:09 AM logoEdited Transcript of JPR.L earnings conference call or presentation 2-Aug-17 8:30am GMT - August 3 at 1:09 AM logoJohnston Press says UK regional newspaper market challenging - May 20 at 5:51 PM logoJohnston Press digital ad revenue grows - May 20 at 5:51 PM logoKamakura Reports Continued Improvement In Corporate Credit Quality In April - May 1 at 1:08 PM logoJohnston Press swings to loss as print declines - MarketWatch - March 29 at 10:26 AM logo[$$] Johnston Press falls to £300m loss as ad revenues decline - March 29 at 10:26 AM logo[$$] Johnston Press chief backed to finish newspaper turnround - February 3 at 6:46 PM logoJohnston Press sells East Anglia unit to Iliffe Media for 17 mln stg - December 16 at 6:42 PM logo[$$] Outlook improves for UK local newspaper groups - December 16 at 6:42 PM logo[$$] Sales of i newspaper ease pressure on Johnston Press - November 10 at 5:16 PM logoShould you buy these two big fallers today? - October 7 at 10:47 AM logo[$$] Johnston buys and sells papers to avoid being yesterday's news - August 19 at 8:47 AM logoJohnston Press swings to loss as ad sales fall - August 4 at 8:51 AM


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Johnston Press plc (JPR) Chart for Saturday, October, 21, 2017

This page was last updated on 10/21/2017 by Staff

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