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Gannett (GCI) Gives Up The Ghost

Gannett (GCI) may take as much as $3 billion in non-cash write-downs for some of its assets. It is that bad in the newspaper industry. The charge would cover as ...
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NYSE Delisting Candidates, Headed To The Pink Sheets?

With the sudden delisting of the Journal Register, it is interesting to look at who else is on the NYSE list of companies who could get delisted. The NYSE is ...
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Tough Market Cannibalizes Prices Of Weakest Companies (SIRI)(GRMN)(MOT)(DELL

No rest for the weak in a market which even punishes mediocrity. Several widely traded companies made new lows. Firms with heavy debt and poor operating profit prospects were hit ...
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Journal Register, Unfit For Listing (JRC)

Journal Register Co. (NYSE: JRC) has been given notice by the NYSE that its shares are slated to get booted off of the prestigious exchange.  The NYSE said in its ...
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Journal Register Finally Yells ‘Uncle!’ (JRC)

Journal Register Company (NYSE: JRC) has finally announced today that it hired Lazard Freres & Co. LLC as its financial advisor to help the company evaluate strategic options.It noted concern ...
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Data Differentiates Newspaper Vs. Online News Reader Characteristics (SCOR, JRC, MNI, NYT, JRN, GCI)

If you have read any of our commentary or probably most other commentary online, you know that newspapers are not exactly the next growth engine in the economy.  In fact, ...
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Short Sellers Take Long Knives To Newspaper Stocks (MNI)(JRC)

Short sellers went after newspaper chains with a vengeance based on data from the NYSE as of February 29. The coverage ratio for Journal Register (NYSE: JRC) hit 52 days. ...
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Corporate Bankruptcies Likey To Take Sharp Jump (CHTR)(MNI)(JRC)(LVLT)

It should come as no surprise that companies which has taken on too much debt over the last three years will start to fail and have to file for Chapter ...
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The 52-Week Low Club (FMT)(RHD)(S)(JRC)(LLNW)(IACI)

Fremont General (FMT) Threatens more write-downs. Falls to $.73 from 52-week high of $13.80.R H Donnelley  (RHD) Downgrades after poor earnings. Hits bottom of $6.26 from 52-week high of $84.49.MF ...
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The 52-Week Low Club (S)(NT)(GCI)

Nortel (NT) Nine-to-one this dog never hits bottom. Down to $9.05 from 52-week high of $30.Mylan (MYL) Market unhappy about quartery results. Sells off to $12 from 52-week high of ...
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The 52-Week Low Club (NT)(DY)(GCI)(ADSK)(CVTX)

Dycom Industries (DY) Posts loss on lawsuit settlement. Falls to $11.88 from 52-week high of $34.13.Nortel (NT) Big loss and lay-offs. Down to $9.67 from 52-week high of $30.27.Journal Register ...
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A Junk Bond Depression?

The default rate on junk bonds in 2007 was well under 1%. Junk guru and finance professor Edward Altman says that number will move well above 4.6% this year. According ...
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Newspaper News (MNI)(JRC)(GCI)(NYT)

The news about the demise of newspapers is now at least two years old. Each month newspaper chains put out their advertising numbers and each month they are worse.The only ...
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Stocks Which Could Drop 50% In 2008

It actually is not very unusual for a stock to lose half its value, especially if it is in the right sector. Shares in Countrywide Financial (CFC) are down over ...
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Memo To Journal Register (JRC) CEO James W. Hall: Sell The Company Assets ASAP

The writing is on the wall now. Journal Register (JRC) is almost certainly worth less than its debt and market cap combined. The company's debt stands at $642 million as ...
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