j2 Global, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides Internet services worldwide.
Solid track record and good value.
Share Price & News
How has j2 Global's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: JCOM's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: JCOM underperformed the US Software industry which returned 8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: JCOM underperformed the US Market which returned -11.5% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is j2 Global's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StA Sliding Share Price Has Us Looking At j2 Global, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:JCOM) P/E Ratio
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StDon't Ignore The Fact That This Insider Just Sold Some Shares In j2 Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:JCOM)
1 month ago | Simply Wall StAre Investors Undervaluing j2 Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:JCOM) By 40%?
Is j2 Global undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: JCOM ($67.26) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($129.14)
Significantly Below Fair Value: JCOM is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: JCOM is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.9x) compared to the Software industry average (40x).
PE vs Market: JCOM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (14.9x) compared to the US market (13x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: JCOM is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (14.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: JCOM is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.4x) compared to the US Software industry average (4.3x).
How is j2 Global forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: JCOM's forecast earnings growth (1% per year) is below the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: JCOM's earnings (1% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (12.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: JCOM's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: JCOM's revenue (6.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: JCOM's revenue (6.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: JCOM's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (20.9%)
How has j2 Global performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: JCOM has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: JCOM's current net profit margins (15.7%) are higher than last year (10.5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: JCOM's earnings have grown by 4.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: JCOM's earnings growth over the past year (69.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (4.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: JCOM earnings growth over the past year (69.8%) exceeded the Software industry 18.7%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: JCOM's Return on Equity (16.7%) is considered low.
How is j2 Global's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: JCOM's short term assets ($886.9M) exceed its short term liabilities ($833.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: JCOM's short term assets ($886.9M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.4B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: JCOM's debt to equity ratio (110.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: JCOM's debt to equity ratio has increased from 72.3% to 110.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: JCOM's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (28.5%).
Interest Coverage: JCOM's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.1x coverage).
Inventory Level: JCOM has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: JCOM's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.6x debt).
What is j2 Global's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate JCOM's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate JCOM's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if JCOM's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if JCOM's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: JCOM is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of JCOM's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Vivek Shah (45yo)
Mr. Vivek R. Shah is Chief Executive Officer and Director of j2 Global, Inc. since January 1, 2018. Mr. Shah served as the Chief Executive Officer at Ziff Davis, LLC (formerly Ziff Davis Media Inc.) which ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Vivek's total compensation ($USD45.06M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.51M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Vivek's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
|CEO & Director||2.17yrs||US$45.06m||1.34% $43.8m|
|President & CFO||11.83yrs||US$4.18m||0.55% $18.0m|
|Chief Accounting Officer||7.83yrs||US$922.06k||0.035% $1.1m|
|VP, General Counsel & Secretary||4.75yrs||US$1.30m||0.056% $1.8m|
|Chief Technology Officer||2.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Corporate Vice President of Administration & Human Resources||2.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Corporate Development||no data||no data||no data|
|VP & MD of Fusemail||4.42yrs||no data||no data|
|President of Cloud Services division||0.50yr||no data||no data|
|President of Cloud Services||2.17yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: JCOM's management team is considered experienced (2.4 years average tenure).
|CEO & Director||2.17yrs||US$45.06m||1.34% $43.8m|
|Lead Independent Director||no data||US$299.94k||0.19% $6.2m|
|Independent Chairman||23.17yrs||US$475.94k||2.49% $81.8m|
|Independent Director||12.67yrs||US$294.94k||0.015% $488.4k|
|Independent Director||5.08yrs||US$269.94k||0.33% $10.9m|
|Independent Director||19.33yrs||US$299.94k||0.26% $8.5m|
|Independent Director||12.67yrs||US$269.94k||0.031% $1.0m|
|Independent Director||2.08yrs||US$269.94k||0.011% $376.3k|
Experienced Board: JCOM's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 12.7 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: JCOM insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
j2 Global, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: j2 Global, Inc.
- Ticker: JCOM
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1995
- Industry: Application Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: US$3.278b
- Shares outstanding: 48.73m
- Website: https://www.j2global.com
Number of Employees
- j2 Global, Inc.
- 700 South Flower Street
- 15th Floor
- Los Angeles
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|JCOM||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jul 1999|
|JXC1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jul 1999|
j2 Global, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides Internet services worldwide. It operates through three segments: Fax and Email Marketing; Voice, Backup, and Security; and Digital Media. The company offers cloud services to sole proprietors, small to medium-sized businesses and enterprises, and government organizations. Its services include online fax services under the eFax, sFax, MyFax, eFax Plus, eFax Pro, eFax Secure, eFax Corporate, and eFax Developer brands; on-demand voice, cloud phone, and unified communications services under the eVoice, Line2, and Onebox names; online backup and disaster recovery, sync storage, and synchronization and sharing solutions under the KeepItSafe, LiveDrive, LiveVault, and SugarSync names; email security, email archiving, hosted email, web security, and endpoint protection services under the VIPRE, FuseMail, and Excel Micro brands; email marketing and delivery services under the Campaigner and SMTP names; and IP licesing customer support services. The company also operates a portfolio of Web properties and applications, including IGN, Mashable, PC Mag, Humble Bundle, Speedtest, Offers, Black Friday, AskMen, MedPageToday, Everyday Health, What to Expect, and others that offer technology products, gaming and lifestyle products and services, news and commentary related products, interactive tools and mobile applications, speed testing for Internet and network connections, online deals and discounts for consumers, and tools and information for healthcare professionals, as well as professional networking tools, targeted emails, and white papers for IT professionals. The company was formerly known as j2 Global Communications, Inc. and changed its name to j2 Global, Inc. in December 2011. j2 Global, Inc. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/03/28 03:03|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/27 00:00|
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