Company Information

  

Address: 915 EAST FIRST STREET  
City: LOS ANGELES 
State: CA 
Zip Code: 90012 
Telephone: 213-229-5300 

Description of Business

Primary SIC Code: 2711
(As filed with the SEC)  

The Company publishes newspapers and web sites covering California and Arizona and produces several specialized information services. It also serves as a newspaper representative specializing in public notice advertising. We often refer to this as "The Traditional Business". Journal Technologies, Inc. ("Journal Technologies"), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, supplies case management software systems and related products to courts and other justice agencies, including administrative law organizations, county governments and bar associations. These organizations use the Journal Technologies family of products to help manage cases and information electronically, to interface with other critical justice partners and to extend electronic services to the public, including a website to pay traffic citations online, and bar members. These products are licensed to more than 500 organizations in 42 states and internationally.  ... More ...  

Per Share Overview

Date 12-mos Rolling EPS Dividend P/E Ratio
03/20171.25NA171.43
12/2016-1.87NAN/E
09/2016-0.76NAN/E
09/20150.59NA315.59
06/20151.56NA125.97
03/20151.57NA116.69
12/20141.23NA213.83
09/20140.46NA392.39

Key Financial Ratios and Statistics

FYE: 09/30

Profitability 2016 Leverage 2016
Net Inc/Comm Equity-0.59Total Liab/Total Assets0.44
Net Inc/Total Assets0.00Total Liab/Inv Cap0.62
Net Inc/Inv Cap-0.01Total Liab/Comm Equity56.59
Pretax Inc/Net Sales-0.07Interest Coverage Ratio-5.15
Net Inc/Net Sales-0.03Curr Debt/Equity0.00
Cash Flow/Net Sales0.03LTD/Equity0.02
SG&A/NetSales0.91Total Debt/Equity0.02
Asset Utilization   Liquidity  
Net Receivables Turnover6.92Quick Ratio2.84
Inventory Turnover104.29Current Ratio2.84
Inventory Day Sales0.31Net Rec/Curr Assets0.03
Net Sales/Work Cap0.35Inv/Curr Assets0.00
Net Sales/PP&E3.45  

Income Statement (Millions)

  6/30/2017 3/31/2017 12/31/2016 9/30/2016
Total Revenues(Net Sales) 10.20 10.28 9.99 9.02
Cost of Goods Sold 1.34 1.32 1.19 1.37
Selling & Admin Exps 11.07 10.84 10.26 9.54
Operating Income -3.63 -3.27 -2.85 -3.32
Interest Exp 0.14 -0.63 0.11 0.14
Pretax Income -2.82 -1.26 -1.78 -2.37
Other Income 0.96 1.37 1.19 1.09
Net Income Bef Extraordinary ... NA NA NA NA
Net Income -1.35 2.98 -1.47 -0.96

Balance Sheet (Millions)

Assets 6/30/2017 3/31/2017 12/31/2016 9/30/2016
Cash & Short Term Investments 213.19 207.83 201.36 178.05
Receivables - Total 6.61 5.94 5.84 5.60
Inventories - Total 0.05 0.05 0.05 0.04
Total Current Assets 220.78 214.56 208.05 184.48
Net Property, Plant & Equipment 11.78 11.92 12.08 12.06
Total Assets 261.40 255.16 248.76 225.45
Liabilities        
Accounts Payable 62.67 59.79 56.21 46.73
Debt in Current Liabilities 0.11 0.11 0.11 0.11
Total Current Liabilities 79.89 76.93 74.69 64.86
Long-Term Debt 1.99 2.01 2.04 2.07
Total Liabilities 111.99 108.65 109.87 100.10
Stockholder's Equity        
Minority Interest NA NA NA NA
Preferred Stock 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Common Stock 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.01
Retained Earnings 58.23 59.58 56.60 58.07
Treasury Stock NA NA NA NA
Total Stockholders' Equity 149.42 146.51 138.89 125.34
Total Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity 261.40 255.16 248.76 225.45

Cash Flow Summary (Millions)

Categories 6/30/2017 3/31/2017 12/31/2016 9/30/2016
Net Cash Provided by Operating Activities -1.33 -0.79 -1.31 1.18
Net Cash Provided by Investing Activities -0.06 -0.01 -5.20 -0.10
Net Cash Provided by Financing Activities -0.03 -0.03 -0.03 -0.03

Annual Summary Data (Millions)

Year Sales Net Income EPS
09/201231.875.544.01
09/201337.683.782.74
09/201443.420.630.46
09/201543.980.810.59
09/201641.61-1.04-0.76
Growth Rates6.89----

Stock Ownership

Type Date(Q,M) No. Owners Shares Held (000s) % Own
Institutional09/30/174651637.41




Report Date : 10/16/2017

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