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How to buy Daily Journal Corporation stock | $315.2

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Daily Journal Corporation is a publishing business based in the US. Daily Journal Corporation shares (DJCO) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Daily Journal Corporation employs 312 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$49.9 million.

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  3. Search for Daily Journal Corporation. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: DJCO. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
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  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$315.2, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Daily Journal Corporation, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Daily Journal Corporation. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Daily Journal Corporation share price

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Daily Journal Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$315.2
52-week rangeUSD$187.53 - USD$365
50-day moving average USD$286.2773
200-day moving average USD$275.7276
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 120.9498
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$2.927

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Is it a good time to buy Daily Journal Corporation stock?

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Daily Journal Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $315.2 from 2020-12-18

1 week (2021-01-09) N/A
1 month (2020-12-18) 315.2
3 months (2020-10-16) 20.77%
6 months (2020-07-17) 13.28%
1 year (2020-01-17) 9.67%
2 years (2019-01-18) 46.60%
3 years (2018-01-18) 33.22%
5 years (2016-01-16) N/A

Is Daily Journal Corporation under- or over-valued?

Valuing Daily Journal Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Daily Journal Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Daily Journal Corporation's P/E ratio

Daily Journal Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 121x. In other words, Daily Journal Corporation shares trade at around 121x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Daily Journal Corporation's EBITDA

Daily Journal Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$634,000.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Daily Journal Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Daily Journal Corporation financials

Revenue TTM USD$49.9 million
Operating margin TTM 0.22%
Gross profit TTM USD$10.2 million
Return on assets TTM 0.03%
Return on equity TTM 2.89%
Profit margin 8.09%
Book value $102.655
Market capitalisation USD$488.8 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Daily Journal Corporation shares

There are currently 44,816 Daily Journal Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Daily Journal Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 22.7% down from 57,963 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Daily Journal Corporation shares can be evaluated.

Daily Journal Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Daily Journal Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Daily Journal Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Daily Journal Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 6884.178187404). Daily Journal Corporation's SIR currently stands at 6.51. In other words for every 100,000 Daily Journal Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 6510 shares are currently held short.

However Daily Journal Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Daily Journal Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Daily Journal Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Daily Journal Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Daily Journal Corporation shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0605% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Daily Journal Corporation shares, roughly 61 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Daily Journal Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short Daily Journal Corporation stock.

Daily Journal Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting Daily Journal Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Daily Journal Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Daily Journal Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $187.53 up to $365. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

DJCO.US volatility(beta: 0.61)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Daily Journal Corporation's is 0.611. This would suggest that Daily Journal Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Daily Journal Corporation overview

Daily Journal Corporation publishes newspapers and websites covering in California, Arizona, and Utah. It operates in two segments, Traditional Business and Journal Technologies. The company publishes 10 newspapers of general circulation, including Los Angeles Daily Journal, San Francisco Daily Journal, Daily Commerce, The Daily Recorder, The Inter-City Express, San Jose Post-Record, Orange County Reporter, The Daily Transcript, Business Journal, and The Record Reporter. It also provides specialized information services; and serves as an advertising and newspaper representative for commercial and public notice advertising. In addition, the company offers case management software systems and related products, including eCourt, eProsecutor, eDefender, and eProbation, which are browser-based case processing systems; eFile, a browser-based interface that allows attorneys and the general public to electronically file documents with the court; and ePayIt, a service primarily for the online payment of traffic citations. It provides its software systems and related products for courts; prosecutor and public defender offices; probation departments; and other justice agencies, including administrative law organizations, city and county governments, and bar associations to manage cases and information electronically, to interface with other justice partners, and to extend electronic services to bar members and the public in 42 states and internationally. Daily Journal Corporation was incorporated in 1987 and is based in Los Angeles, California.

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