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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 6.16
DJCO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
64% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. DJCO: 6.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
DJCO' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 5003.21 Max: No Debt
Current: 6.16
Equity to Asset 0.56
DJCO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
55% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. DJCO: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
DJCO' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.56 Max: 0.72
Current: 0.56
0.19
0.72
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.80
M-Score: -2.94
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -7.97
DJCO's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.55 vs. DJCO: -7.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
DJCO' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.99  Med: 26.26 Max: 31.3
Current: -7.97
-7.99
31.3
Net-margin (%) 1.84
DJCO's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.44 vs. DJCO: 1.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
DJCO' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.45  Med: 16.26 Max: 22.72
Current: 1.84
1.45
22.72
ROE (%) 0.61
DJCO's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.34 vs. DJCO: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
DJCO' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 12.86 Max: 27.47
Current: 0.61
0.51
27.47
ROA (%) 0.34
DJCO's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. DJCO: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
DJCO' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 7.87 Max: 16.54
Current: 0.34
0.28
16.54
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 0.11
DJCO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 16.98 vs. DJCO: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
DJCO' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 85.75 Max: 124.54
Current: 0.11
0.11
124.54
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 11.30
DJCO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. DJCO: 11.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DJCO' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7  Med: 1.20 Max: 11.3
Current: 11.3
-7
11.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -13.30
DJCO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: -2.40 vs. DJCO: -13.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DJCO' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.6  Med: -2.10 Max: 37.3
Current: -13.3
-27.6
37.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -47.30
DJCO's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: -3.10 vs. DJCO: -47.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DJCO' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -56.8  Med: 1.00 Max: 53
Current: -47.3
-56.8
53
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 306.80
DJCO's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
98% of the 207 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 14.70 vs. DJCO: 306.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
DJCO' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.92  Med: 16.17 Max: 675.21
Current: 306.8
5.92
675.21
PE(NRI) 308.89
DJCO's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
98% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 15.80 vs. DJCO: 308.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
DJCO' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.92  Med: 16.20 Max: 677.39
Current: 308.89
5.92
677.39
P/B 1.93
DJCO's P/B is ranked lower than
65% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. DJCO: 1.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
DJCO' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 1.84 Max: 5.61
Current: 1.93
1.2
5.61
P/S 5.70
DJCO's P/S is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. DJCO: 5.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
DJCO' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.08  Med: 2.54 Max: 7.4
Current: 5.7
1.08
7.4
PFCF 34.45
DJCO's PFCF is ranked lower than
89% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 15.33 vs. DJCO: 34.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
DJCO' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.09  Med: 17.10 Max: 76.65
Current: 34.45
6.09
76.65
POCF 31.96
DJCO's POCF is ranked lower than
90% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 11.19 vs. DJCO: 31.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
DJCO' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.93  Med: 13.98 Max: 69.74
Current: 31.96
5.93
69.74
EV-to-EBIT 9540.43
DJCO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
100% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 12.64 vs. DJCO: 9540.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
DJCO' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.1  Med: 5.00 Max: 15365.7
Current: 9540.43
-0.1
15365.7
EV-to-EBITDA 17.22
DJCO's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
76% of the 257 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 9.34 vs. DJCO: 17.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
DJCO' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.1  Med: 4.55 Max: 27.7
Current: 17.22
-0.1
27.7
Shiller P/E 47.03
DJCO's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
93% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 16.41 vs. DJCO: 47.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
DJCO' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.29  Med: 36.41 Max: 62.86
Current: 47.03
16.29
62.86
Current Ratio 2.87
DJCO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. DJCO: 2.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
DJCO' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.55 Max: 3.81
Current: 2.87
0.68
3.81
Quick Ratio 2.87
DJCO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. DJCO: 2.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
DJCO' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.54 Max: 3.81
Current: 2.87
0.67
3.81
Days Inventory 3.07
DJCO's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
91% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 38.01 vs. DJCO: 3.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
DJCO' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 2.31 Max: 3.42
Current: 3.07
1.15
3.42
Days Sales Outstanding 47.08
DJCO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
77% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 69.66 vs. DJCO: 47.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
DJCO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 47.08  Med: 67.57 Max: 92.29
Current: 47.08
47.08
92.29
Days Payable 253.40
DJCO's Days Payable is ranked higher than
86% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 74.48 vs. DJCO: 253.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
DJCO' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 83.29  Med: 169.23 Max: 277.49
Current: 253.4
83.29
277.49

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 3.01
DJCO's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
66% of the 47 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 6.72 vs. DJCO: 3.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
DJCO' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.84  Med: 2.81 Max: 11.67
Current: 3.01
1.84
11.67
Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.77
DJCO's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
57% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.01 vs. DJCO: 2.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
DJCO' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.69  Med: 3.02 Max: 32.26
Current: 2.77
1.69
32.26
Price/Tangible Book 2.42
DJCO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
64% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. DJCO: 2.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
DJCO' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.46  Med: 3.06 Max: 10.28
Current: 2.42
1.46
10.28
Price/Projected FCF 1.50
DJCO's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
65% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. DJCO: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
DJCO' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.28 Max: 1.79
Current: 1.5
0.73
1.79
Price/Median PS Value 2.21
DJCO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
92% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DJCO: 2.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
DJCO' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.67 Max: 2.3
Current: 2.21
0.4
2.3
Price/Graham Number 5.76
DJCO's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
93% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. DJCO: 5.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
DJCO' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.73 Max: 6.45
Current: 5.76
0.83
6.45
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -13.37
DJCO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. DJCO: -13.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
DJCO' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.5  Med: 11.40 Max: 35.6
Current: -13.37
-17.5
35.6

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $44
EPS $ 0.58
Beta2.11
Short Percentage of Float4.34%
52-Week Range $168.90 - 231.66
Shares Outstanding(Mil)1.38

Business Description

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Daily Journal Corp was incorporated in the State of South Carolina. The Company publishes newspapers and web sites covering California and Arizona, as well as the California Lawyer magazine, and produces several specialized information services. It also serves as a newspaper representative specializing in public notice advertising. Its two segments are traditional business and Sustain. The Company's segments are the Traditional Business and The Technologies Companies. The 'Traditional Business', being the business of newspaper and magazine publishing and related services that the Company had before 1999 when it purchased Sustain, and The Technology Companies which supply case management software systems and related products to courts and other justice agencies. The courts and agencies use the Sustain family of products to help manage cases and information electronically and to interface with other critical justice partners. Its products are designed to help users manage electronic case files from inception to disposition, including calendaring and accounting, report and notice generation, the implementation of time standards and business rules and other corollary functions, and to enable justice agencies to extend electronic services to the public and bar members. Its products are licensed in seven states and in Canada. The Company publishes 10 newspapers of general circulation, which are Los Angeles Daily Journal; Daily Commerce; San Francisco Daily Journal; The Daily Recorder; The Inter-City Express; San Jose Post-Record; Sonoma County Herald-Recorder; Orange County Reporter; San Diego Commerce; Business Journal; and The Record Reporter. The Company's competition for readers and advertisers is very intense, both by established publications and by new entries into the market.
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