j2 Global

Founded in 1995, j2 Global, Inc. (NASDAQ: JCOM) is the result of a marriage of a revolutionary patented suite of services and a financially strong and disciplined organization.

This success benefits:
  • Our over 3,000,000 customers who are looking for a billion dollar service provider for their advanced messaging needs;
  • Our shareholders, who look for increasing financial growth and value;
  • Our over 1600 employees in 14 countries, who work in a creative and positive environment.
j2 Global provides Internet services through two segments: Business Cloud Services and Digital Media.

The Business Cloud Services Division includes j2 Cloud Connect which offers Internet fax, virtual phone and unified communications solutions and j2 Cloud Services™ which offers hosted email and spam and virus blocking, email marketing, CRM solutions, online backup, and web hosting. j2 Cloud Connect markets its services principally under the brand names eFax®, eVoice® and Onebox®, and operates a messaging network spanning over 50 countries on six continents. j2 Cloud Services markets its services principally under the brand names FuseMail®, Campaigner®, KeepItSafe®, and Web24©.
Los Angeles, US
Size (employees)
2,426 (est)+51%
j2 Global is headquartered in Los Angeles, US

j2 Global Office Locations

j2 Global has offices in Los Angeles, Saint Leonards, Dublin, Auckland and in 2 other locations
Los Angeles, US (HQ)
6922 Hollywood Blvd
Ottawa, CA
2 Gurdwara Rd
Chiyoda, JP
Kanda Park Plaza, 5F 2-2-2, Kaji-cho
Auckland, NZ
Level 2, 9 Wilkins St. Freemans Bay, Auckland PO Box 90373 Victoria St West
Dublin, IE
Woodford Business Park, Unit-3 Santry
Saint Leonards, AU
2 39-41 Chandos St

j2 Global Metrics

j2 Global Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$874.3 m

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Gross profit

$727.2 m

Gross profit margin (2016), %


Net income (2016)

$152.4 m

Market capitalization (21-Mar-2017)

$4 b

Closing share price (21-Mar-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$124 m
j2 Global's current market capitalization is $4 b.
j2 Global's revenue was reported to be $874.3 m in FY, 2016 which is a 21.3% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$520.8 m$599 m$720.8 m$874.3 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$86.9 m$106 m$123 m$147.1 m

Gross profit

$433.9 m$493 m$597.9 m$727.2 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Sales and marketing expense

$131.3 m$142 m$159 m$206.9 m

R&D expense

$25.5 m$30.7 m$34.3 m$38 m

General and administrative expense

$101.7 m$134.2 m$205.1 m$239.7 m

Operating expense total

$258.5 m$306.8 m$398.5 m$484.6 m


$175.4 m$186.2 m$199.4 m$242.6 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

$21.3 m$31.2 m$42.5 m$41.4 m

Pre tax profit

$142.7 m$155.2 m$156.9 m$211.4 m

Income tax expense

$35.2 m$29.8 m$23.3 m$59 m

Net Income

$107.5 m$124.3 m$133.6 m$152.4 m
Y, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016


$197.4 m$64.8 m$139.4 m$218.7 m$207.8 m$433.7 m$255.5 m$124 m

Accounts Receivable


$20.1 m$22.6 m$25.7 m$24.1 m

Current Assets

$389 m$646.2 m$482.8 m$348 m


$31.2 m$38.2 m$57.4 m$68.1 m


$457.4 m$635.7 m$807.7 m$1.1 b

Total Assets

$1.2 b$1.7 b$1.8 b$2.1 b

Accounts Payable

$69.6 m$95.3 m$114.4 m$178.1 m

Current Liabilities

$114.9 m$159.4 m$196.7 m$454.1 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

$216.9 m$273.3 m$292.1 m$308.3 m

Retained Earnings

$484.9 m$553.6 m$626.8 m$660.4 m

Total Equity

$914.5 m

Financial Leverage

2.3 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$107.5 m$124.3 m$133.6 m$152.4 m

Depreciation and Amortization

$39.8 m$63 m$93.2 m$122.1 m

Accounts Receivable

$9.6 m$11.1 m($19 m)($31 m)


($149 k)$3.2 m$1.5 m($957 k)

Accounts Payable

$9.1 m($5.4 m)$8.8 m$6.4 m

Cash From Operating Activities

$193.3 m$177.2 m$229.1 m$282.4 m

Purchases of PP&E

($18.6 m)($11.8 m)($17.3 m)($24.7 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

($167.4 m)($275.5 m)($335.7 m)($448.9 m)

Dividends Paid

($45.1 m)($52.3 m)($58.8 m)($65.8 m)

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