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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 0.23
JCOM's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
90% of the 1967 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 7.79 vs. JCOM: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
JCOM' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 40.63 Max: 74200.67
Current: 0.23
0.16
74200.67
Equity-to-Asset 0.44
JCOM's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
71% of the 1840 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. JCOM: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
JCOM' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.43  Med: 0.82 Max: 0.93
Current: 0.44
-0.43
0.93
Interest Coverage 7.62
JCOM's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
83% of the 1507 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 143.21 vs. JCOM: 7.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
JCOM' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.7  Med: 96.56 Max: 999.26
Current: 7.62
4.7
999.26
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 3.37
Beneish M-Score: -2.17
WACC vs ROIC
6.70%
12.96%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 9/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 25.55
JCOM's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
91% of the 1922 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.93 vs. JCOM: 25.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
JCOM' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.55  Med: 39.86 Max: 43.66
Current: 25.55
25.55
43.66
Net Margin % 15.98
JCOM's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
85% of the 1922 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.51 vs. JCOM: 15.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
JCOM' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.98  Med: 28.63 Max: 34.76
Current: 15.98
15.98
34.76
ROE % 16.03
JCOM's ROE % is ranked higher than
75% of the 1862 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.49 vs. JCOM: 16.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
JCOM' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.37  Med: 21.4 Max: 27.25
Current: 16.03
15.37
27.25
ROA % 7.81
JCOM's ROA % is ranked higher than
72% of the 1979 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. JCOM: 7.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
JCOM' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.66  Med: 16.16 Max: 21.58
Current: 7.81
7.66
21.58
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 375.72
JCOM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
91% of the 1938 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 23.08 vs. JCOM: 375.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
JCOM' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 375.72  Med: 591.62 Max: 970.9
Current: 375.72
375.72
970.9
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 17.30
JCOM's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
80% of the 1513 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. JCOM: 17.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
JCOM' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.5  Med: 24.9 Max: 67.1
Current: 17.3
8.5
67.1
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 17.70
JCOM's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
69% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. JCOM: 17.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
JCOM' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.3  Med: 17.7 Max: 183.6
Current: 17.7
7.3
183.6
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 11.10
JCOM's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
57% of the 1188 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. JCOM: 11.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
JCOM' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40  Med: 12.5 Max: 48.6
Current: 11.1
-40
48.6
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Infrastructure    NAICS: 517110    SIC: 4822
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Traded in other countries:JXC1.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
j2 Global Inc together with its subsidiaries provides cloud services to businesses of all sizes, from individuals to enterprises, and license its intellectual property ("IP") to third parties.

j2 Global Inc was founded in 1995 and is a Delaware corporation. The Company provides Internet services. It provides unified-messaging and communications services, including faxing and voicemail solutions, Web-initiated conference calling, storage messaging services, online backup, and virtual office solutions. It also provides unified communications services that include fax, Web-based voicemail, conference calling and a comprehensive set of outsourced virtual phone services. The Company manages its operations through two business segments: Business Cloud Services and Digital Media. Through its Business Cloud Services Division, the Company provides cloud services to businesses of all sizes, from individuals to enterprises, and licenses its intellectual property to third parties. Its Digital Media Division operates a portfolio of web properties providing technology, gaming and lifestyle content, and a data-driven platform connecting advertisers with visitors to those properties and to visitors of third party websites that are part of the Division's advertising network. The Company own and use a number of trademarks in connection with its services, including eFax, MyFax, eFax Corporate, eVoice, KeepItSafe, Fusemail, Onebox, PCMag, IGN and AskMen, among others. The Company competes with advertising networks, exchanges, demand side platforms and other platforms, such as Google AdSense, DoubleClick Ad Exchange, AOL's Ad.com and Microsoft Media Network, as well as traditional media companies. The Company is subject to a number of foreign and domestic laws and regulations that affect companies conducting business over the Internet and, in some cases, using services of third-party telecommunications and Internet service providers.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 29.49
JCOM's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 1262 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 27.05 vs. JCOM: 29.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
JCOM' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.9  Med: 17.86 Max: 30.47
Current: 29.49
9.9
30.47
PE Ratio without NRI 29.49
JCOM's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
54% of the 1259 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 27.17 vs. JCOM: 29.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
JCOM' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.9  Med: 17.86 Max: 30.47
Current: 29.49
9.9
30.47
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 19.89
JCOM's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
62% of the 743 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 25.49 vs. JCOM: 19.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
JCOM' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.76  Med: 14.83 Max: 28.59
Current: 19.89
7.76
28.59
PB Ratio 4.62
JCOM's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 1798 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.12 vs. JCOM: 4.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
JCOM' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.99  Med: 3.31 Max: 6.6
Current: 4.62
1.99
6.6
PS Ratio 4.62
JCOM's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 1825 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. JCOM: 4.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
JCOM' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.95  Med: 4.45 Max: 9.81
Current: 4.62
2.95
9.81
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 18.35
JCOM's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
68% of the 682 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 25.00 vs. JCOM: 18.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
JCOM' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.81  Med: 13.85 Max: 28.59
Current: 18.35
7.81
28.59
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 16.05
JCOM's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
59% of the 853 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 18.87 vs. JCOM: 16.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
JCOM' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.19  Med: 12.01 Max: 23.25
Current: 16.05
7.19
23.25
EV-to-EBIT 20.92
JCOM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
54% of the 1287 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 18.74 vs. JCOM: 20.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
JCOM' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.2  Med: 11.9 Max: 21.5
Current: 20.92
5.2
21.5
EV-to-EBITDA 13.40
JCOM's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
58% of the 1393 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 15.10 vs. JCOM: 13.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
JCOM' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.6  Med: 9.9 Max: 17.6
Current: 13.4
4.6
17.6
PEG Ratio 1.70
JCOM's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 591 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. JCOM: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
JCOM' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.08 Max: 1.83
Current: 1.7
0.2
1.83
Shiller PE Ratio 37.68
JCOM's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 38.83 vs. JCOM: 37.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
JCOM' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.47  Med: 28.33 Max: 42.76
Current: 37.68
16.47
42.76
Current Ratio 0.80
JCOM's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 1903 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. JCOM: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
JCOM' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 4.99 Max: 10.9
Current: 0.8
0.77
10.9
Quick Ratio 0.80
JCOM's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
87% of the 1903 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. JCOM: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
JCOM' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 4.99 Max: 10.9
Current: 0.8
0.77
10.9
Days Sales Outstanding 67.64
JCOM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
50% of the 1523 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 67.19 vs. JCOM: 67.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
JCOM' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.73  Med: 31.03 Max: 83.45
Current: 67.64
17.73
83.45

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 1.62
JCOM's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
57% of the 1326 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. JCOM: 1.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
JCOM' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.94 Max: 3.45
Current: 1.62
0.63
3.45
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.46
JCOM's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. JCOM: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
JCOM' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.43 Max: 0.46
Current: 0.46
0.17
0.46
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 11.70
JCOM's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
55% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 10.10 vs. JCOM: 11.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
JCOM' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 39.3
Current: 11.7
0
39.3
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.69
JCOM's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
56% of the 1241 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. JCOM: 1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 4.52
JCOM's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
81% of the 1627 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. JCOM: 4.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
JCOM' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.76  Med: 5.42 Max: 9.63
Current: 4.52
1.76
9.63
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.00
JCOM's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 1237 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 vs. JCOM: -1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
JCOM' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.6  Med: -1.3 Max: 3.9
Current: -1
-24.6
3.9

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.27
JCOM's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 876 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. JCOM: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
JCOM' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 0.98 Max: 4.62
Current: 1.27
0.63
4.62
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 1.93
JCOM's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
61% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. JCOM: 1.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.04
JCOM's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
61% of the 1707 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. JCOM: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
JCOM' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 1.05 Max: 5.99
Current: 1.04
0.17
5.99
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 1.81
JCOM's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
54% of the 394 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. JCOM: 1.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
JCOM' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.07 Max: 1.81
Current: 1.81
0.5
1.81
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 4.77
JCOM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
65% of the 1980 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. JCOM: 4.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
JCOM' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.6  Med: 8.4 Max: 19.3
Current: 4.77
4.6
19.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 20.83
JCOM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
74% of the 802 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 10.73 vs. JCOM: 20.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
JCOM' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.2  Med: 22.7 Max: 126.1
Current: 20.83
2.2
126.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $928.42
EPS (TTM) $ 3.04
Beta0.81
Short Percentage of Float10.59%
52-Week Range $60.00 - 91.48
Shares Outstanding (Mil)48.19
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