Daily Journal Corporation publishes newspapers and Websites covering in California, Arizona, Colorado, and Utah. More Details
Excellent balance sheet with weak fundamentals.
Share Price & News
How has Daily Journal's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: DJCO has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: DJCO underperformed the US Media industry which returned 1.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: DJCO underperformed the US Market which returned 18.5% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Daily Journal's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Daily Journal undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: DJCO ($279.8) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($0.01)
Significantly Below Fair Value: DJCO is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: DJCO is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Media industry average.
PE vs Market: DJCO is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate DJCO's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: DJCO is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.5x) compared to the US Media industry average (1.3x).
How is Daily Journal forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Media industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Daily Journal has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
How has Daily Journal performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: DJCO is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: DJCO is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: DJCO is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 53.5% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare DJCO's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: DJCO is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Media industry (-15.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: DJCO has a negative Return on Equity (-36.74%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Daily Journal's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: DJCO's short term assets ($174.2M) exceed its short term liabilities ($29.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: DJCO's short term assets ($174.2M) exceed its long term liabilities ($58.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: DJCO's debt to equity ratio (29.3%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: DJCO's debt to equity ratio has increased from 21.4% to 29.3% over the past 5 years.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable DJCO has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: DJCO is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by 37.2% per year.
What is Daily Journal current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate DJCO's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate DJCO's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if DJCO's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if DJCO's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of DJCO's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Gerald Salzman (81 yo)
Mr. Gerald L. Salzman has been President at Daily Journal Corporation since 1986 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Chief Accounting Officer, Assistant Secretary ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Gerald's total compensation ($USD650.00K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.93M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Gerald's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Vice Chairman||no data||US$650.00k||1.2% |
|Independent Director||8.67yrs||US$5.00k||no data|
|Chairman of the Board||43.75yrs||no data||3.62% |
|Independent Director||14.08yrs||US$5.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||1.42yrs||US$5.00k||no data|
Experienced Board: DJCO's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 11.4 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: DJCO insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Daily Journal Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Daily Journal Corporation
- Ticker: DJCO
- Exchange: NasdaqCM
- Founded: 1987
- Industry: Publishing
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: US$386.333m
- Shares outstanding: 1.38m
- Website: https://www.dailyjournal.com
Number of Employees
- Daily Journal Corporation
- 915 East First Street
- Los Angeles
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|DJCO||NasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Apr 1986|
Daily Journal Corporation publishes newspapers and Websites covering in California, Arizona, Colorado, and Utah. It operates in two segments, Traditional Business and Journal Technologies. The company publ ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/22 00:33|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/21 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.