j2 Global Communications, Inc.

  • Let Your Portfolio Touch the Clouds With This Stock

    By Mihir Mehta - August 14, 2013 | Tickers: DOX, CTXS, JCOM

    This is the information age, and here, people accept a company’s merit on the basis of its ability to quickly and efficiently convert data into results. This need for results has led to the rapid emergence of cloud service providers that have equipped businesses with the tools and services they need to succeed. J2 Global (NASDAQ: JCOM), a leading cloud services provider, has become a known brand in the more »

  • 3 Business Software Stocks to Watch

    By Damian Illia - July 12, 2013 | Tickers: DOX, CTXS, JCOM

    As the business world becomes more complex, those software companies that offer services that simplify everyday tasks hold bright growth prospects. J2 Global (NASDAQ: JCOM), Citrix (NASDAQ: CTXS), and Amdocs (NYSE: DOX) are three of these firms, and thus deserve a closer look from investors. Should we dig in?

    Fax not dead

    J2 Global provides cloud-based communications and messaging services worldwide. Trading close to a 5-year high at about $42 more »

  • This Cloud Service Business Seems Like a Decent Buy

    By Anh HOANG - June 19, 2013 | Tickers: JCOM, OTEX, CRM

    J2 Global (NASDAQ: JCOM) has been on the rise since the middle of 2012, climbing from $25 per share to nearly $43 per share. Trailing twelve months, the business delivered more than a 20.1% return on equity with an impressive operating margin of more than 39.5%. Famous investors like Paul Tudor Jones, Ken Fisher and Steven Cohen also have it in their portfolios. Is the company a good more »

  • Why the 80/20 Principle Will Do This Company a World of Good

    By Ryan Gilbert - May 28, 2013 | Tickers: FB, JCOM, CRM

    In December last year, I wrote an article detailing j2 Global's (NASDAQ: JCOM) transformation into a fresher and more diverse company. Last year, j2 Global bought into Carbonite and acquired Ziff Davis. This allowed the provider of internet business solutions to diversify its operations into both cloud computing and media publication. The company's stock has risen 33% since I last wrote about it, but does it have room more »

  • Tech Companies Pay Dividends Too

    By Ash Anderson - April 27, 2013 | Tickers: JCOM, MSFT, QCOM

    The technology sector is typically considered an area of high growth. It’s for that reason that we sometimes have great difficulty finding dividend-payers in the sector. I’ve done some searching though, and I’ve found three companies from three distinct technological realms to help diversify that dividend portfolio.

    Application software

    You had to know that Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) would make an appearance in this article, right? Well, here more »

  • A Company’s Mid-Life Crisis Gone Right

    By Ryan Gilbert - December 21, 2012 | Tickers: CARB, JCOM | Editor's Choice

    J2 Global Communications  (NASDAQ: JCOM) is an international infrastructure company that emerged in 1995 and mainly deals with electronic fax. It’s had great success, but e-fax is becoming obsolete. In order to stay relevant, the company has been making some new investments (and not in red sports cars).

    Over the past few years, JCOM has been delving into the world of virtual phone, email, and most importantly, cloud computing more »

  • Time for a Backup Plan

    By Robert Hanley - December 4, 2012 | Tickers: CARB, EMC, JCOM

     On November 6, J2 Communications (NASDAQ: JCOM) reported a 9.9% ownership stake in Carbonite (NASDAQ: CARB), as well as a continuing interest in acquiring its competitor.  J2 also disclosed that it submitted a buyout offer of $10.50 per share in cash, or roughly $269 million, to Carbonite’s board on August 31, but the offer was rejected without a counter response.  The offer valued the company at 4 more »