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journal communications inc-a (JRN) Snapshot

Open
$9.80
Previous Close
$9.79
Day High
$9.93
Day Low
$9.70
52 Week High
07/31/14 - $11.37
52 Week Low
09/6/13 - $7.04
Market Cap
503.8M
Average Volume 10 Days
262.2K
EPS TTM
$0.65
Shares Outstanding
45.0M
EX-Date
04/30/09
P/E TM
15.3x
Dividend
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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 Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 2014

Journal Communications Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 2014. For the quarter, the company reported total revenue of $104,699,000 against $99,778,000 a year ago. Operating earnings were $17,444,000 against $12,976,000 a year ago. Earnings from continuing operations before income taxes were $15,850,000 against $10,881,000 a year ago. Earnings from continuing operations were $10,444,000 or $0.21 per diluted class A and B common stock against $6,494,000 or $0.13 per diluted class A and B common stock a year ago. Net earnings were $10,423,000 or $0.21 per diluted share against $6,601,000 or $0.13 per diluted share a year ago. EBITDA was $22,891,000 against $18,627,000 a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $23,763,000 against $20,112,000 a year ago. For the six months, the company reported total revenue of $201,311,000 against $192,981,000 a year ago. Operating earnings were $29,413,000 against $21,305,000 a year ago. Earnings from continuing operations before income taxes were $26,193,000 against $17,077,000 a year ago. Earnings from continuing operations were $16,610,000 or $0.33 per diluted class A and B common stock against $10,187,000 or $0.21 per diluted class A and B common stock a year ago. Net earnings were $22,610,000 or $0.45 per diluted share against $10,394,000 or $0.21 per diluted share a year ago. EBITDA was $40,434,000 against $32,660,000 a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $41,362,000 against $35,200,000 a year ago. Cash from operating activities was $37.6 million compared to $24.4 million due to increased cash from working capital and higher net earnings. Capital expenditures were $4.0 million compared to $5.5 million.

E. W. Scripps And Journal Communications May Consider Acquisitions

The E. W. Scripps Company (NYSE:SSP) and Journal Communications Inc. (NYSE:JRN) might consider acquisitions. The transaction of Journal's TV and radio broadcasting businesses being merged with E.W. Scripps is expected to allow both companies to cut costs and grow through acquisitions.

The E. W. Scripps Company, Journal Communications Inc. - M&A Call

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