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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 6.75
DJCO's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
60% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. DJCO: 6.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
DJCO' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 5.62 Max: No Debt
Current: 6.75
Equity-to-Asset 0.57
DJCO's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
53% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. DJCO: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
DJCO' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.51 Max: 0.72
Current: 0.57
0.18
0.72
Debt-to-Equity 0.21
DJCO's Debt-to-Equity is ranked higher than
62% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. DJCO: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
DJCO' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.25 Max: 1.47
Current: 0.21
0.05
1.47
Debt-to-EBITDA -20.96
DJCO's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. DJCO: -20.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
DJCO' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.96  Med: 4.59 Max: 9.85
Current: -20.96
-20.96
9.85
Piotroski F-Score: 3
Altman Z-Score: 2.82
Beneish M-Score: -2.55
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % -33.10
DJCO's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
93% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.78 vs. DJCO: -33.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
DJCO' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.1  Med: 26.26 Max: 31.3
Current: -33.1
-33.1
31.3
Net Margin % -2.04
DJCO's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
73% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.35 vs. DJCO: -2.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
DJCO' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.51  Med: 16.26 Max: 22.72
Current: -2.04
-2.51
22.72
ROE % -0.59
DJCO's ROE % is ranked lower than
71% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.53 vs. DJCO: -0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
DJCO' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.82  Med: 9.89 Max: 27.47
Current: -0.59
-0.82
27.47
ROA % -0.33
DJCO's ROA % is ranked lower than
69% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. DJCO: -0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
DJCO' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.46  Med: 6.98 Max: 16.54
Current: -0.33
-0.46
16.54
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -59.46
DJCO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
90% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 14.57 vs. DJCO: -59.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
DJCO' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59.46  Med: 85.75 Max: 124.54
Current: -59.46
-59.46
124.54
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 3.40
DJCO's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
72% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. DJCO: 3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
DJCO' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7  Med: 3.4 Max: 17.7
Current: 3.4
-7
17.7
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -23.20
DJCO's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
85% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. DJCO: -23.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
DJCO' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -57.3  Med: -2.1 Max: 37.3
Current: -23.2
-57.3
37.3
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Business Description

Industry: Publishing » Publishing    NAICS: 511110    SIC: 2721
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Headquarter Location:USA
Daily Journal Corp 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.

Daily Journal Corp 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.

Top Ranked Articles about Daily Journal Corp

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Ratios

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industry
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history
PB Ratio 2.23
DJCO's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. DJCO: 2.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
DJCO' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 1.85 Max: 3.68
Current: 2.23
1.2
3.68
PS Ratio 8.46
DJCO's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
95% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. DJCO: 8.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
DJCO' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.08  Med: 3.6 Max: 9.15
Current: 8.46
1.08
9.15
EV-to-EBIT -21.22
DJCO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 14.29 vs. DJCO: -21.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
DJCO' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -965.1  Med: 2.6 Max: 13540.1
Current: -21.22
-965.1
13540.1
EV-to-EBITDA -100.41
DJCO's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 10.42 vs. DJCO: -100.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
DJCO' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -105.1  Med: 3.8 Max: 176.8
Current: -100.41
-105.1
176.8
EV-to-Revenue 3.86
DJCO's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
77% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. DJCO: 3.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
DJCO' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 1.4 Max: 5
Current: 3.86
0.1
5
Shiller PE Ratio 69.42
DJCO's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
96% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 18.07 vs. DJCO: 69.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
DJCO' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.33  Med: 37.93 Max: 79.26
Current: 69.42
16.33
79.26
Current Ratio 2.76
DJCO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. DJCO: 2.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
DJCO' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.34 Max: 3.86
Current: 2.76
0.43
3.86
Quick Ratio 2.76
DJCO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. DJCO: 2.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
DJCO' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.34 Max: 3.86
Current: 2.76
0.41
3.86
Days Inventory 2.73
DJCO's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
92% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 39.53 vs. DJCO: 2.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
DJCO' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 2.52 Max: 3.42
Current: 2.73
1.15
3.42
Days Sales Outstanding 52.22
DJCO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
63% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 63.82 vs. DJCO: 52.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
DJCO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 41.29  Med: 67.57 Max: 92.29
Current: 52.22
41.29
92.29
Days Payable 167.55
DJCO's Days Payable is ranked higher than
75% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 70.70 vs. DJCO: 167.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
DJCO' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 83.29  Med: 165.48 Max: 277.49
Current: 167.55
83.29
277.49

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Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Cash 3.29
DJCO's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked higher than
64% of the 39 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. DJCO: 3.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
DJCO' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.56  Med: 2.99 Max: 43.75
Current: 3.29
1.56
43.75
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 3.06
DJCO's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
58% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.23 vs. DJCO: 3.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
DJCO' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.46  Med: 3.31 Max: 106.45
Current: 3.06
1.46
106.45
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.53
DJCO's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
60% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. DJCO: 2.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
DJCO' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.26  Med: 3.52 Max: 18.45
Current: 2.53
1.26
18.45
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.20
DJCO's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
69% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. DJCO: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
DJCO' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.57 Max: 82.95
Current: 2.2
0.62
82.95
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 2.35
DJCO's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
91% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. DJCO: 2.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
DJCO' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.42 Max: 2.39
Current: 2.35
0.15
2.39
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -4.71
DJCO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
81% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.85 vs. DJCO: -4.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
DJCO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2204.5  Med: 20.8 Max: 4594.5
Current: -4.71
-2204.5
4594.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -24.59
DJCO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
91% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.71 vs. DJCO: -24.59 )
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: -24.59  Med: 14.35 Max: 36.5
Current: -24.59
-24.59
36.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $39.49
EPS (TTM) $ -0.59
Beta1.12
Short Percentage of Float12.62%
52-Week Range $195.00 - 282.48
Shares Outstanding (Mil)1.38

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 33
Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAN
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAN
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyY
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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