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$11.70
Previous Close
$11.55
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$11.89
Day Low
$11.66
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Market Cap
604.3M
Average Volume 10 Days
155.6K
EPS TTM
$0.74
Shares Outstanding
45.1M
EX-Date
04/30/09
P/E TM
16.0x
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journal communications inc-a (JRN) Details

Journal Communications, Inc. operates as a media company in the United States. Its Broadcasting segment operates 13 television stations and 35 radio stations in 11 states. This segment’s television and radio stations provide targeted and relevant local programming to serve listeners, viewers, and advertisers. The company’s 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.

1,800 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/10/14
Founded in 1882

journal communications inc-a (JRN) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Member ...
Total Annual Compensation: $752.0K
President and Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $468.3K
Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Off...
Total Annual Compensation: $442.4K
Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $387.3K
Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $386.8K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

journal communications inc-a (JRN) Key Developments

Journal Communications Mulls TV Station Sale

Journal Communications Inc. (NYSE:JRN) intends to sell a TV station. The company plans to sell the TV station in Boise, Idaho to meet FCC limitations on the number of broadcast outlets one company can own in a given media market.

Journal Communications Announces Executive Changes

Journal Communications announced that Editor and Senior Vice President Marty Kaiser will leave the newspaper in February 2015. Longtime Managing Editor and Vice President George Stanleywill take over Kaiser's responsibilities as the paper Editor and Senior Vice President. Kaiser began his career working as a reporter and an editor for Florida newspapers in Sarasota and Clearwater.

Journal Communications Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014; Announces Impairment of Long-Lived Assets for the Third Quarter of 2014; Provides Revenue Guidance for the Fourth Quarter of 2014

Journal Communications Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 28, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported revenue was $105.1 million increased 8.5%. Digital revenue of $5.0 million grew 9.9%. Operating earnings were $14.2 million increased 40.4%. Net earnings of $7.0 million increased 54.5%. Basic and diluted net earnings per share of class A and B common stock were $0.14 compared to $0.09 for the same period a year ago. Earnings from continuing operations before income taxes were $12,722,000 compared to $8,198,000 for the same period a year ago. Earnings from continuing operations was $7,046,000 or $0.14 per basic and diluted share of class A and B compared to $4,984,000 or $0.10 per basic and diluted share of class A and B for the same period a year ago. EBITDA was $19,591,000 compared to $15,800,000 for the same period a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $22,996,000 compared to $16,025,000 for the same period a year ago. For the nine months, the company reported total revenue was $306,449,000 compared to $289,901,000 for the same period a year ago. Operating earnings were $43,571,000 compared to $31,392,000 for the same period a year ago. Earnings from continuing operations before income taxes was $38,915,000 compared to $25,275,000 for the same period a year ago. Earnings from continuing operations was $23,656,000 or $0.47 per basic and diluted share of class A and B compared to $15,171,000 or $0.30 per basic and diluted share of class A and B for the same period a year ago. Net earnings were $29,633,000 compared to $14,940,000 for the same period a year ago. Basic and diluted net earnings per share of class A and B common stock were $0.59 compared to $0.30 for the same period a year ago. EBITDA was $60,025,000 compared to $48,460,000 for the same period a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $64,358,000 compared to $51,225,000 for the same period a year ago. Year-to-date cash from operating activities was $56.4 million compared to $35.3 million due to increased cash from working capital and higher net earnings. Year-to-date capital expenditures were $6.4 million compared to $8.4 million. Impairment of long-lived assets for the third quarter of 2014 was $32,000 compared to nil for the same period a year ago. The company also provided revenue guidance for the fourth quarter of 2014. For the period, excluding political revenue, it expected total television revenue to be up in the mid to high single-digits as compared to the fourth quarter of 2013. In radio, excluding political revenue, it expected revenue increases in the low-single digits as compared to the fourth quarter of 2013. In publishing, it anticipated revenue declines in the mid-single digits as compared to the fourth quarter of 2013.

 

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