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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 6.59
DJCO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
62% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. DJCO: 6.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
DJCO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.17  Med: 6.50 Max: No Debt
Current: 6.59
Equity to Asset 0.57
DJCO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
57% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. DJCO: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
DJCO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.55 Max: 0.72
Current: 0.57
0.19
0.72
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 2.75
M-Score: -2.64
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 (%) -5.81
DJCO's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.94 vs. DJCO: -5.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
DJCO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -45.42  Med: 22.06 Max: 31.3
Current: -5.81
-45.42
31.3
Net-margin (%) 4.81
DJCO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.36 vs. DJCO: 4.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
DJCO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -37.97  Med: 8.69 Max: 22.72
Current: 4.81
-37.97
22.72
ROE (%) 1.60
DJCO's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. DJCO: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
DJCO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -122.76  Med: 18.92 Max: 43.47
Current: 1.6
-122.76
43.47
ROA (%) 0.90
DJCO's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. DJCO: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
DJCO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -47.58  Med: 8.84 Max: 16.54
Current: 0.9
-47.58
16.54
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 13.58
DJCO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 16.10 vs. DJCO: 13.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
DJCO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -166.85  Med: 64.44 Max: 197.73
Current: 13.58
-166.85
197.73
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.00
DJCO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: -2.30 vs. DJCO: 8.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DJCO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -7  Med: 1.20 Max: 8.8
Current: 8
-7
8.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -17.30
DJCO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: -5.60 vs. DJCO: -17.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DJCO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -27.6  Med: 1.20 Max: 37.3
Current: -17.3
-27.6
37.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -56.70
DJCO's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: -3.60 vs. DJCO: -56.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DJCO' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -56.7  Med: 5.00 Max: 53.2
Current: -56.7
-56.7
53.2
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 129.59
DJCO's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
94% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 17.20 vs. DJCO: 129.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
DJCO' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.92  Med: 14.90 Max: 675.21
Current: 129.59
5.92
675.21
PE(NRI) 127.20
DJCO's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
95% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 17.60 vs. DJCO: 127.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
DJCO' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 5.92  Med: 14.92 Max: 677.39
Current: 127.2
5.92
677.39
P/B 2.01
DJCO's P/B is ranked lower than
69% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. DJCO: 2.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
DJCO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.2  Med: 1.81 Max: 5.92
Current: 2.01
1.2
5.92
P/S 6.01
DJCO's P/S is ranked lower than
92% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. DJCO: 6.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
DJCO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.08  Med: 2.55 Max: 7.4
Current: 6.01
1.08
7.4
PFCF 58.61
DJCO's PFCF is ranked lower than
86% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 16.20 vs. DJCO: 58.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
DJCO' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.09  Med: 17.10 Max: 76.65
Current: 58.61
6.09
76.65
POCF 53.46
DJCO's POCF is ranked lower than
87% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 12.43 vs. DJCO: 53.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
DJCO' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 5.93  Med: 13.68 Max: 69.74
Current: 53.46
5.93
69.74
EV-to-EBIT 92.16
DJCO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
92% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 12.16 vs. DJCO: 92.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
DJCO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -253.1  Med: 2.90 Max: 579.5
Current: 92.16
-253.1
579.5
Shiller P/E 54.58
DJCO's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
86% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 16.51 vs. DJCO: 54.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
DJCO' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.84  Med: 17.27 Max: 617.14
Current: 54.58
9.84
617.14
Current Ratio 2.84
DJCO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. DJCO: 2.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
DJCO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.47 Max: 3.86
Current: 2.84
0.67
3.86
Quick Ratio 2.84
DJCO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. DJCO: 2.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
DJCO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.66  Med: 1.46 Max: 3.86
Current: 2.84
0.66
3.86
Days Inventory 3.19
DJCO's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
89% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 37.93 vs. DJCO: 3.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
DJCO' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.83 Max: 3.69
Current: 3.19
0.78
3.69
Days Sales Outstanding 54.31
DJCO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
66% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 67.84 vs. DJCO: 54.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
DJCO' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 43.85  Med: 66.45 Max: 112.87
Current: 54.31
43.85
112.87

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 3.01
DJCO's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
59% of the 32 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.18 vs. DJCO: 3.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
DJCO' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 1.56  Med: 2.58 Max: 43.75
Current: 3.01
1.56
43.75
Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.74
DJCO's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
58% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.33 vs. DJCO: 2.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
DJCO' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.46  Med: 3.49 Max: 106.45
Current: 2.74
1.46
106.45
Price/Tangible Book 2.42
DJCO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
65% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. DJCO: 2.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
DJCO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.26  Med: 3.42 Max: 10.63
Current: 2.42
1.26
10.63
Price/Projected FCF 1.56
DJCO's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
71% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. DJCO: 1.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
DJCO' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.29 Max: 2.16
Current: 1.56
0.62
2.16
Price/Median PS Value 2.36
DJCO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
95% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. DJCO: 2.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
DJCO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.66 Max: 3.19
Current: 2.36
0.4
3.19
Price/Graham Number 3.67
DJCO's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
86% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. DJCO: 3.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
DJCO' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.66  Med: 1.77 Max: 9.36
Current: 3.67
0.66
9.36
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1.04
DJCO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. DJCO: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
DJCO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 28.70 Max: 4703.2
Current: 1.04
0.2
4703.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -14.03
DJCO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 7.32 vs. DJCO: -14.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
DJCO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -18.5  Med: 8.00 Max: 38.1
Current: -14.03
-18.5
38.1

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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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