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j2 global inc (JCOM) Snapshot

Open
$50.75
Previous Close
$50.55
Day High
$50.93
Day Low
$49.87
52 Week High
10/22/13 - $56.24
52 Week Low
02/4/14 - $41.09
Market Cap
2.4B
Average Volume 10 Days
344.6K
EPS TTM
$2.66
Shares Outstanding
47.6M
EX-Date
05/15/14
P/E TM
18.9x
Dividend
$1.08
Dividend Yield
2.06%
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j2 global inc (JCOM) Details

j2 Global, Inc. provides Internet services to businesses and individuals worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Business Cloud Services and Digital Media. The Business Cloud Services segment provides cloud services to sole proprietors, small to medium-sized businesses and enterprises, and government organizations; and licenses its intellectual property to third parties. This segment offers online fax services; on-demand voice and unified communications services; online backup solutions; hosted email, email encryption, and email archival services; email marketing services; and cloud-based CRM solutions. It markets its services principally under the eFax, MyFax, eVoice, Onebox, FuseMail, Campaigner, KeepItSafe, and LiveDrive brand names. The Digital Media segment operates a portfolio of Web properties under the Ziff Davis umbrella that provide technology, gaming and lifestyle content and a data-driven platform connecting advertisers with visitors to those properties and to visitors of third party Websites. This segment’s Web properties include PCMag.com, emedia, ExtremeTech.com, Geek.com, ComputerShopper.com, LogicBuy.com, Toolbox.com, and TechBargains.com that feature reviews of technology products, technology-oriented news and commentary, professional networking tools for IT professionals, and online deals and discounts for consumers. It also operates gaming and men's lifestyle sites comprising IGN.com and AskMen.com; sells display and video advertising targeted to in-market technology buyers, customer leads to online merchants, and business-to-business leads to IT vendors; and licenses the right to use PCMag's ‘Editors' Choice’ logo and other copyrighted editorial content to businesses. The company was formerly known as j2 Global Communications, Inc. and changed its name to j2 Global, Inc. in December 2011. j2 Global, Inc. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

1,130 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/3/14
Founded in 1995

j2 global inc (JCOM) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $703.7K
President
Total Annual Compensation: $512.4K
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Total Annual Compensation: $342.6K
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Total Annual Compensation: $336.2K
Chief Accounting Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $249.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

j2 global inc (JCOM) Key Developments

j2 Global, Inc. Announces Executive Changes, Effective August 8, 2014

j2 Global, Inc. announced that j2 Global's current President and former CFO, R. Scott Turicchi, will assume the role of Chief Financial Officer effective with Kathleen Griggs' departure from her position as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of j2 Global on August 8, 2014, for personal reasons.

j2 Global Mulls Acquisitions

j2 Global, Inc. (NasdaqGS:JCOM) is seeking acquisition opportunities. j2 Global announced an offering, subject to market and other conditions, of $300 million of its convertible senior notes due 2029. j2 Global intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes, which may include acquisitions or payment of the offer price in respect of any notes tendered in connection with a subsidiary's offer to purchase its outstanding notes.

j2 Global, Inc. Announces Second Quarter of 2014 Cash Dividend, Payable on June 3, 2014; Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2014; Reaffirms Earnings Guidance for the Fiscal Year 2014

The Board of Directors of j2 Global, Inc. approved a second quarter cash dividend of $0.27 per common share, a 12.5% increase versus the dividend paid in the second quarter of 2013. The dividend will be paid on June 3, 2014 to all shareholders of record as of the close of business on May 19, 2014. The company announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported revenues of $134,124,000 against $113,617,000 a year ago. Income from operations was $41,585,000 against $32,987,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $36,956,000 against $28,271,000 a year ago. Net income attributable to its common stockholders was $28,765,000 or $0.60 diluted per share against $22,922,000 or $0.49 diluted per share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $37,294,000 against $40,048,000 a year ago. Purchases of property and equipment were $2,936,000 against $1,933,000 a year ago. Purchases of intangible assets were $915,000 against $333,000 a year ago. Non-GAAP revenues were $134,665,000 against $113,573,000 a year ago. EBITDA was $57,320,000 against $48,223,000 a year ago. Free cash flow was $38.4 million compared to $38.4 million a year ago. Adjusted net income attributable to its common stockholders was $36,412,000 or $0.76 diluted per share against $31,238,000 or $0.67 diluted per share a year ago. Adjusted net income attributable to its common stockholders per share increased 13% compared to first quarter of 2013, driven primarily by strong performance in both of its segments. The company is reaffirming its guidance for the fiscal year 2014. For the year, the company expects revenues of between $580 and $600 million and adjusted Non-GAAP earnings per diluted share of between $3.23 and $3.47. Adjusted Non-GAAP earnings per diluted share for 2014 excludes share-based compensation of between $10 and $12 million, amortization of acquired intangibles and the impact of any currently unanticipated items, and adds back $1.5 million to reflect the impact of the fair value adjustment to deferred revenues purchased in the Livedrive acquisition, in each case net of tax. It is anticipated that the adjusted effective tax for 2014 (exclusive of the release of reserves for uncertain tax positions) will be between 27% and 29%.

 

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