Journal Communications Company Profile (NYSE:JRN)

About Journal Communications (NYSE:JRN)

Journal Communications logoJournal Communications, Inc. is a diversified media company with operations in television and radio broadcasting, publishing and digital media. The Company operates through four segments: television, radio, publishing and corporate. As of December 31, 2014, the television segment consisted of 14 television stations in 8 states of the United States that the Company owned or provided services to. As of December 31, 2014, the Company's radio segment consisted of 34 radio stations in 8 states of the United States. The Company's publishing segment consists of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, a daily newspaper for the Milwaukee metropolitan area, and several community publications, primarily in southeastern Wisconsin. The Company's corporate segment consists of unallocated corporate expenses and revenue eliminations.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Cyclical Consumer Goods & Services
  • Industry: Broadcasting
  • Sub-Industry: Publishing
  • Symbol: NYSE:JRN
  • CUSIP: 48113010
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Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $13.00
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $11.00
  • 52 Week Range: $8.00 - $15.00
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 13.00
  • P/E Growth: 0
  • Net Margins: 12.84%
  • Return on Equity: 22.37%
  • Return on Assets: 10.93%
  • Average Volume: 201,093 shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Journal Communications (NYSE:JRN)

What is Journal Communications' stock symbol?

Journal Communications trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "JRN."

How were Journal Communications' earnings last quarter?

Journal Communications, Inc. (NYSE:JRN) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, March, 12th. The company reported $0.31 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.08. The company earned $122 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $119.70 million. Journal Communications had a net margin of 12.84% and a return on equity of 22.37%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 13.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.22 EPS. View Journal Communications' Earnings History.

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How do I buy Journal Communications stock?

Shares of Journal Communications can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Journal Communications' stock price today?

One share of Journal Communications stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.00.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Journal Communications (NYSE JRN)
Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  21 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  23 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  44
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Journal Communications (NYSE:JRN) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Journal Communications (NYSE:JRN)
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Earnings History for Journal Communications (NYSE:JRN)
Earnings by Quarter for Journal Communications (NYSE:JRN)
Earnings History by Quarter for Journal Communications (NYSE JRN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
3/12/2015Q414$0.23$0.31$119.70 million$122.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q314$0.20$0.14$108.40 million$105.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q214$0.19$0.21$107.00 million$104.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2014Q114$0.08$0.12$94.90 million$96.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/4/2014Q413$0.16$0.22$113.70 million$107.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/31/2013Q2 2013$0.15$0.13$103.60 million$101.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/2/2013Q1 2013$0.10$0.08$88.36 million$94.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/7/2013Q4 2012$0.25$0.32$110.34 million$124.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$0.12$0.16ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$0.13$0.13ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$0.05$0.05ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2012$0.11$0.14ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2011$0.02$0.08ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2011$0.10$0.10ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/19/2011$0.06$0.05ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/15/2011$0.19$0.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Journal Communications (NYSE:JRN)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1 EPS


Dividend History for Journal Communications (NYSE:JRN)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Journal Communications (NYSE:JRN)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Journal Communications (NYSE:JRN)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Journal Communications (NYSE:JRN)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
12/17/2014Gamco Investors, Inc. Et AlMajor ShareholderSell4,000$10.84$43,360.00View SEC Filing  
9/3/2014Royce A MilesVPSell5,000$10.00$50,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/2/2014Jeanette TullyDirectorSell9,500$9.92$94,240.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Journal Communications (NYSE:JRN)
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This page was last updated on 9/22/2017 by Staff