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Journal Communications is Among the Companies in the Publishing Industry with the Best Relative Performance (JRN, NYT, SSP, GCI, TRI)

Published on Fri, 05/03/2013 - 07:23
By Robert Cotter

We looked at the Publishing industry and measured relative performance to find the top stocks. Relative outperformance is a bullish sign of underlying fundamental and technical strength. We look at yesterday's price action of all companies in this peer group.

Journal Communications (NYSE:JRN) ranks first with a gain of 4.67%; The New York Times (NYSE:NYT) ranks second with a gain of 2.06%; and EW Scripps (NYSE:SSP) ranks third with a gain of 2.03%.

Gannett (NYSE:GCI) follows with a gain of 1.81% and Thomson Reuters (NYSE:TRI) rounds out the top five with a gain of 1.02%.

Journal Communications, Inc. is a diversified media and communications company. The Company has operations in publishing, radio and television broadcasting, telecommunications, and printing services. Journal publishes the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, as well as various community newspapers and shoppers in several states.

By Robert Cotter
rcotter@fnno.com