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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

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 1.14
JCOM's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
51% of the 1641 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 20.34 vs. JCOM: 1.14 )
JCOM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 74200.67
Current: 1.14

0.42
74200.67
Equity to Asset 0.62
JCOM's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
67% of the 1583 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. JCOM: 0.62 )
JCOM' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.43   Max: 0.93
Current: 0.62

-0.43
0.93
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 4.97
M-Score: -2.57
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 33.68
JCOM's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1356 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.28 vs. JCOM: 33.68 )
JCOM' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -314.29   Max: 43.66
Current: 33.68

-314.29
43.66
Net-margin (%) 20.65
JCOM's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1355 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.72 vs. JCOM: 20.65 )
JCOM' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -491.43   Max: 49.99
Current: 20.65

-491.43
49.99
ROE (%) 15.22
JCOM's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1322 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.58 vs. JCOM: 15.22 )
JCOM' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -48.24   Max: 34.8
Current: 15.22

-48.24
34.8
ROA (%) 9.32
JCOM's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1370 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.47 vs. JCOM: 9.32 )
JCOM' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -163.81   Max: 31.73
Current: 9.32

-163.81
31.73
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 562.25
JCOM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1355 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 30.51 vs. JCOM: 562.25 )
JCOM' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -647.06   Max: 941.61
Current: 562.25

-647.06
941.61
Revenue Growth (%) 26.60
JCOM's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1366 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. JCOM: 26.60 )
JCOM' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 8.5   Max: 66.6
Current: 26.6

8.5
66.6
EBITDA Growth (%) 19.50
JCOM's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1109 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. JCOM: 19.50 )
JCOM' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 9.5   Max: 195.3
Current: 19.5

9.5
195.3
EPS Growth (%) 8.80
JCOM's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1026 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. JCOM: 8.80 )
JCOM' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -40.3   Max: 48.9
Current: 8.8

-40.3
48.9
» JCOM's 10-Y Financials

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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

JCOM Guru Trades in Q2 2013

John Hussman 500,000 sh (+1090.48%)
Steven Cohen 8,572 sh (+54.09%)
Chuck Royce 70,800 sh (+8.09%)
Jeremy Grantham 11,223 sh (+7.94%)
Ken Fisher 116,275 sh (+1.44%)
Jim Simons 551,400 sh (-17.46%)
Joel Greenblatt 195,063 sh (-36.52%)
Paul Tudor Jones 6,800 sh (-51.43%)
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Q3 2013

JCOM Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Steven Cohen 16,125 sh (+88.11%)
Jim Simons 633,300 sh (+14.85%)
John Hussman 500,000 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 116,150 sh (-0.11%)
Chuck Royce 64,500 sh (-8.9%)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,600 sh (-17.65%)
Jeremy Grantham 9,123 sh (-18.71%)
Joel Greenblatt 52,629 sh (-73.02%)
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Q4 2013

JCOM Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 7,500 sh (+33.93%)
Jim Simons 818,800 sh (+29.29%)
Ken Fisher 116,150 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Chuck Royce 63,200 sh (-2.02%)
Jeremy Grantham 8,514 sh (-6.68%)
John Hussman 374,000 sh (-25.2%)
Joel Greenblatt 22,822 sh (-56.64%)
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Q1 2014

JCOM Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Chuck Royce 207,700 sh (+228.64%)
Paul Tudor Jones 10,800 sh (+44%)
Ken Fisher 128,025 sh (+10.22%)
Jim Simons 871,900 sh (+6.49%)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
John Hussman 325,000 sh (-13.1%)
Joel Greenblatt 8,225 sh (-63.96%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with JCOM

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Hussman 2014-03-31 Reduce -13.1%0.17%$43.04 - $51.67 $ 49.552%325000
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce -63.96%0.02%$43.04 - $51.67 $ 49.552%8225
John Hussman 2013-12-31 Reduce -25.2%0.35%$43.92 - $55.74 $ 49.550%374000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Reduce -56.64%0.05%$43.92 - $55.74 $ 49.550%22822
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Reduce -73.02%0.26%$42.2 - $52.48 $ 49.553%52629
John Hussman 2013-06-30 Add 1090.48%0.89%$37.41 - $42.83 $ 49.5523%500000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Reduce -36.52%0.22%$37.41 - $42.83 $ 49.5523%195063
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Reduce -27.75%0.21%$30.6 - $39.21 $ 49.5545%307294
John Hussman 2013-03-31 Reduce -53.85%0.04%$30.6 - $39.21 $ 49.5545%42000
John Hussman 2012-12-31 Reduce -49.16%0.07%$28.67 - $33.09 $ 49.5563%91000
John Hussman 2012-09-30 Reduce -64.2%0.16%$25.74 - $32.82 $ 49.5570%179000
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Add 20.43%0.14%$25.74 - $32.82 $ 49.5570%374568
David Dreman 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.68%$23.63 - $28.33 $ 49.5596%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Add 30.16%0.14%$23.63 - $28.33 $ 49.5596%311018
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Add 186.04%0.39%$26.95 - $30.62 $ 49.5581%238954
David Dreman 2011-12-31 New Buy0.71%$25.5 - $31.16 $ 49.5574%1123510
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Add 115.81%0.15%$25.5 - $31.16 $ 49.5574%83538
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 Add 418.37%0.12%$27.24 - $29.94 $ 49.5573%37706
John Hussman 2011-06-30 Add 68.65%0.08%$27.24 - $29.94 $ 49.5573%425000
George Soros 2011-06-30 Sold Out $27.24 - $29.94 $ 49.5573%0
John Hussman 2011-03-31 New Buy0.12%$26.89 - $30.01 $ 49.5572%252000
Joel Greenblatt 2011-03-31 Reduce -59.92%0.09%$26.89 - $30.01 $ 49.5572%7274
George Soros 2011-03-31 New Buy$26.89 - $30.01 $ 49.5572%8100
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 20.90
JCOM's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1818 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 56.40 vs. JCOM: 20.90 )
JCOM' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.85   Max: 47.33
Current: 20.9

9.85
47.33
P/B 3.20
JCOM's P/B is ranked higher than
64% of the 1818 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.16 vs. JCOM: 3.20 )
JCOM' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.99   Max: 13.23
Current: 3.2

1.99
13.23
P/S 4.30
JCOM's P/S is ranked higher than
54% of the 1818 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. JCOM: 4.30 )
JCOM' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.94   Max: 17.01
Current: 4.3

2.94
17.01
PFCF 14.80
JCOM's PFCF is ranked higher than
88% of the 1818 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 150.20 vs. JCOM: 14.80 )
JCOM' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.78   Max: 44.36
Current: 14.8

7.78
44.36
EV-to-EBIT 12.00
JCOM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
83% of the 1818 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 36.09 vs. JCOM: 12.00 )
JCOM' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.7   Max: 45.4
Current: 12

5.7
45.4
PEG 1.20
JCOM's PEG is ranked higher than
91% of the 1818 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. JCOM: 1.20 )
JCOM' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 1.55
Current: 1.2

0.33
1.55
Shiller P/E 22.90
JCOM's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
93% of the 1818 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. JCOM: 22.90 )
JCOM' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 13.07   Max: 948.75
Current: 22.9

13.07
948.75

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.10
JCOM's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
62% of the 867 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. JCOM: 2.10 )
JCOM' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 3.45
Current: 2.1

0.63
3.45
Dividend Payout 0.41
JCOM's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
92% of the 1818 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. JCOM: 0.41 )
JCOM' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 0.57
Current: 0.41

0.31
0.57
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.10
JCOM's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
60% of the 880 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. JCOM: 2.10 )
JCOM' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 3.45
Current: 2.1

0.63
3.45
Share Buyback Rate -0.10
JCOM's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
81% of the 1143 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. JCOM: -0.10 )
JCOM' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4   Max: -26.7
Current: -0.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.00
JCOM's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1818 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. JCOM: 1.00 )
JCOM' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 5.11
Current: 1

0.63
5.11
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
JCOM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 1818 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. JCOM: 0.90 )
JCOM' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 5.34
Current: 0.9

0.16
5.34
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.20
JCOM's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 1818 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. JCOM: 1.20 )
JCOM' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 1.42
Current: 1.2

0.5
1.42
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.30
JCOM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1370 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. JCOM: 8.30 )
JCOM' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.2   Max: 17.6
Current: 8.3

2.2
17.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 20.80
JCOM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.41 vs. JCOM: 20.80 )
JCOM' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -0.4   Max: 71.4
Current: 20.8

-0.4
71.4

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Infrastructure
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J2 Global Communications, Inc. is a Delaware corporation founded in 1995. The Company provides cloud services to businesses of all sizes, from individuals to enterprises. Its Business Cloud Services business operates multiple physical Points of Presence worldwide, a central data center in Los Angeles and several remote disaster recovery facilities. The Company's network is designed to deliver value-added user applications, customer support and billing services for its customers anywhere in the world and a local presence for its DID-based service customers from thousands of cities in 49 countries on six continents. It offers the following services and solutions: Fax, Voice and Unified Communications, Email and Customer Relationship Management, Online Backup. Its Business Cloud Services customer service organization supports its cloud services customers through a combination of online self-help, email communications, interactive chat sessions and telephone calls. The Company faces competition from, among others, fax-to-email providers, broadcast fax companies, traditional fax machine or multi-function printer companies, unified messaging/communications providers, telephone companies, voicemail providers, companies offering PBX systems and outsourced PBX solutions and email providers. J2 Global is subject to a number of foreign and domestic laws and regulations that affect companies conducting business related to the Internet and telecommunications, including, among others, laws and regulations addressing privacy, data storage, retention and security, freedom of expression, content, taxation, DIDs, advertising and intellectual property.
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