Insider Selling: Journal Communications Director Sells 9,500 Shares of Stock (JRN)
Journal Communications (NYSE:JRN) Director Jeanette Tully sold 9,500 shares of Journal Communications stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, September 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $9.92, for a total transaction of $94,240.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on JRN shares. Analysts at Zacks downgraded shares of Journal Communications from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, August 11th. They now have a $11.90 price target on the stock. Analysts at Sidoti downgraded shares of Journal Communications from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 31st.
Journal Communications (NYSE:JRN) traded down 0.30% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $9.90. 67,279 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Journal Communications has a one year low of $7.04 and a one year high of $11.37. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $9.57 and its 200-day moving average is $8.81. The company has a market cap of $504.0 million and a P/E ratio of 13.17.
Journal Communications (NYSE:JRN) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 7th. The company reported $0.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $104.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $107.00 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.13 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Journal Communications will post $0.78 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Journal Communications, Inc operates through three business segments: publishing, broadcasting and corporate.
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