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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 6.21
DJCO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
82% of the 325 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. DJCO: 6.21 )
DJCO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.17   Max: No Debt
Current: 6.21

Equity to Asset 0.57
DJCO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
75% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. DJCO: 0.57 )
DJCO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 0.72
Current: 0.57

0.19
0.72
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.81
M-Score: -2.46
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 (%) -2.86
DJCO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.48 vs. DJCO: -2.86 )
DJCO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -45.42   Max: 31.3
Current: -2.86

-45.42
31.3
Net-margin (%) 3.80
DJCO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.56 vs. DJCO: 3.80 )
DJCO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -37.97   Max: 22.72
Current: 3.8

-37.97
22.72
ROE (%) 1.30
DJCO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.62 vs. DJCO: 1.30 )
DJCO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -122.76   Max: 43.47
Current: 1.3

-122.76
43.47
ROA (%) 0.73
DJCO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. DJCO: 0.73 )
DJCO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -47.58   Max: 16.54
Current: 0.73

-47.58
16.54
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -14.13
DJCO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 19.60 vs. DJCO: -14.13 )
DJCO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -167.91   Max: 197.73
Current: -14.13

-167.91
197.73
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.00
DJCO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: -2.30 vs. DJCO: 8.00 )
DJCO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -7   Max: 8.8
Current: 8

-7
8.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -17.30
DJCO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: -4.70 vs. DJCO: -17.30 )
DJCO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -27.6   Max: 37.3
Current: -17.3

-27.6
37.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -56.70
DJCO's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 222 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: -3.70 vs. DJCO: -56.70 )
DJCO' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -56.7   Max: 53.2
Current: -56.7

-56.7
53.2
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 164.40
DJCO's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
63% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 46.00 vs. DJCO: 164.40 )
DJCO' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.92   Max: 675.21
Current: 164.4

5.92
675.21
PE(NRI) 159.50
DJCO's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
67% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 45.80 vs. DJCO: 159.50 )
DJCO' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 5.92   Max: 677.39
Current: 159.5

5.92
677.39
P/B 2.10
DJCO's P/B is ranked higher than
65% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. DJCO: 2.10 )
DJCO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 5.92
Current: 2.1

1.2
5.92
P/S 6.30
DJCO's P/S is ranked lower than
68% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. DJCO: 6.30 )
DJCO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.08   Max: 7.4
Current: 6.3

1.08
7.4
PFCF 51.10
DJCO's PFCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 50.30 vs. DJCO: 51.10 )
DJCO' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.09   Max: 76.65
Current: 51.1

6.09
76.65
POCF 46.07
DJCO's POCF is ranked higher than
67% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 23.67 vs. DJCO: 46.07 )
DJCO' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 5.93   Max: 69.74
Current: 46.07

5.93
69.74
EV-to-EBIT -91.79
DJCO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
51% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 28.50 vs. DJCO: -91.79 )
DJCO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -253.1   Max: 579.5
Current: -91.79

-253.1
579.5
Shiller P/E 49.90
DJCO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
76% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. DJCO: 49.90 )
DJCO' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.81   Max: 617.14
Current: 49.9

9.81
617.14
Current Ratio 2.85
DJCO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. DJCO: 2.85 )
DJCO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 3.86
Current: 2.85

0.67
3.86
Quick Ratio 2.85
DJCO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. DJCO: 2.85 )
DJCO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 3.86
Current: 2.85

0.66
3.86
Days Inventory 2.82
DJCO's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
96% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 48.87 vs. DJCO: 2.82 )
DJCO' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 3.69
Current: 2.82

0.78
3.69
Days Sales Outstanding 63.82
DJCO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
84% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 93.80 vs. DJCO: 63.82 )
DJCO' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 43.85   Max: 112.87
Current: 63.82

43.85
112.87

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 3.40
DJCO's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
96% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. DJCO: 3.40 )
DJCO' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 1.56   Max: 43.75
Current: 3.4

1.56
43.75
Price/Net Current Asset Value 3.20
DJCO's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. DJCO: 3.20 )
DJCO' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.46   Max: 113.79
Current: 3.2

1.46
113.79
Price/Tangible Book 2.70
DJCO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
76% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 17.20 vs. DJCO: 2.70 )
DJCO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.26   Max: 10.63
Current: 2.7

1.26
10.63
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.70
DJCO's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
78% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. DJCO: 1.70 )
DJCO' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 2.16
Current: 1.7

0.62
2.16
Price/Median PS Value 2.50
DJCO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
52% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. DJCO: 2.50 )
DJCO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 3.27
Current: 2.5

0.41
3.27
Price/Graham Number 4.50
DJCO's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
73% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. DJCO: 4.50 )
DJCO' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 9.36
Current: 4.5

0.66
9.36
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -1.10
DJCO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
54% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. DJCO: -1.10 )
DJCO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -1.1   Max: 4703.2
Current: -1.1

-1.1
4703.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -16.83
DJCO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
58% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 9.80 vs. DJCO: -16.83 )
DJCO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -18.5   Max: 38.1
Current: -16.83

-18.5
38.1

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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