Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, media company Journal Communications (NYSE: JRN ) has received a distressing two-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Journal Communications and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Journal Communications facts
|Headquarters (founded)||Milwaukee (1882)|
|Market Cap||$222.9 million|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$355.2 million|
|Management||Chairman/CEO Steven Smith
CFO Andre Fernandez
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||10.2%|
|Cash/Debt||$2.7 million / $38.0 million|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 30% of the 69 members who have rated Journal Communications believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 going forward.
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