Alaska Communications Systems Group Company Profile (NASDAQ:ALSK)

About Alaska Communications Systems Group (NASDAQ:ALSK)

Alaska Communications Systems Group logoAlaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. is a fiber broadband and managed information technology (IT) services provider. The Company is focused primarily on business and wholesale customers in and out of Alaska. The Company also provides telecommunication services to consumers across Alaska. The Company's facilities-based communications network extends across Alaska and connects to the contiguous states through its undersea fiber optic cable systems and its usage rights on an undersea system. It serves customers in various areas, such as Business and Wholesale (broadband, voice and managed IT services); Consumer (broadband and voice services), and Other Services (including carrier termination, equipment sales, access services and support services receiving federal support funding). It provides voice and broadband services to residential customers. It provides voice and broadband origination and termination services to inter and intrastate carriers serving its retail customers.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Telecom Services - Domestic
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:ALSK
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.alaskacommunications.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $116.2 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 52,341,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $2.21
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $1.81
  • 52 Week Range: $1.49 - $2.61
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 68.44
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -74.00
  • P/E Growth: -1.06
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $227.27 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.51
  • Book Value: $3.01 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.74
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $55.16 million
  • Net Margins: 0.49%
  • Return on Equity: 0.71%
  • Return on Assets: 0.24%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 1.21%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.11%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 191,918 shs.
  • Beta: 0.45
  • Short Ratio: 0.58
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Alaska Communications Systems Group (NASDAQ:ALSK)

What is Alaska Communications Systems Group's stock symbol?

Alaska Communications Systems Group trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ALSK."

How will Alaska Communications Systems Group's stock buyback program work?

Alaska Communications Systems Group announced that its board has initiated a stock repurchase program on Tuesday, April 11th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $10,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase up to 116% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are typically an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Alaska Communications Systems Group's earnings last quarter?

Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc (NASDAQ:ALSK) released its earnings results on Thursday, May, 4th. The company reported $0.02 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.01 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $56.73 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $57.02 million. Alaska Communications Systems Group had a net margin of 0.49% and a return on equity of 0.71%. The firm's revenue was up .7% on a year-over-year basis. View Alaska Communications Systems Group's Earnings History.

When will Alaska Communications Systems Group make its next earnings announcement?

Alaska Communications Systems Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August, 2nd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Alaska Communications Systems Group.

Where is Alaska Communications Systems Group's stock going? Where will Alaska Communications Systems Group's stock price be in 2017?

1 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Alaska Communications Systems Group's shares. Their predictions range from $3.00 to $3.00. On average, they expect Alaska Communications Systems Group's share price to reach $3.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Alaska Communications Systems Group.

Who are some of Alaska Communications Systems Group's key competitors?

Who owns Alaska Communications Systems Group stock?

Alaska Communications Systems Group's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Aegis Financial Corp (7.74%), AEGIS FINANCIAL CORP (7.66%), Vanguard Group Inc. (0.00%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.00%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (2.44%) and Boston Partners (1.64%). Company insiders that own Alaska Communications Systems Group stock include Leonard Steinberg and Michael R Todd. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Alaska Communications Systems Group.

Who sold Alaska Communications Systems Group stock? Who is selling Alaska Communications Systems Group stock?

Alaska Communications Systems Group's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC and Eidelman Virant Capital. View Insider Buying and Selling for Alaska Communications Systems Group.

Who bought Alaska Communications Systems Group stock? Who is buying Alaska Communications Systems Group stock?

Alaska Communications Systems Group's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Kennedy Capital Management Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Brandes Investment Partners LP, Aegis Financial Corp, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Geode Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Alaska Communications Systems Group.

How do I buy Alaska Communications Systems Group stock?

Shares of Alaska Communications Systems Group can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Alaska Communications Systems Group stock cost?

One share of Alaska Communications Systems Group stock can currently be purchased for approximately $2.22.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Alaska Communications Systems Group (NASDAQ:ALSK) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $3.00 (35.14% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Alaska Communications Systems Group (NASDAQ:ALSK)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/1/2016Drexel HamiltonSet Price TargetBuy$3.00N/AView Rating Details
10/1/2015Northland SecuritiesReiterated RatingOutperform$12.50N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/25/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Alaska Communications Systems Group (NASDAQ:ALSK)
Earnings by Quarter for Alaska Communications Systems Group (NASDAQ:ALSK)
Earnings History by Quarter for Alaska Communications Systems Group (NASDAQ:ALSK)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/2/2017        
5/4/2017Q1 2017$0.01$0.02$57.02 million$56.73 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/14/2017Q4 2016$0.03$57.00 million$57.79 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2016Q316$0.01$56.73 million$56.48 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2016Q216$0.01$0.01$55.67 million$56.26 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/3/2016Q415($0.01)$0.01$55.32 million$56.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q315($0.04)$0.02$54.79 million$54.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/10/2015Q215($0.06)($0.10)$54.46 million$55.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q115($0.08)$0.32$52.67 million$65.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q214$0.01$0.04$77.00 million$78.47 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q114$0.05($0.01)$75.45 million$78.33 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/6/2014Q413$0.02($0.16)$73.06 million$74.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2013Q313$0.05$1.33$77.94 million$83.84 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2013Q2 2013$0.07$0.80$90.84 million$97.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2013Q1 2013$0.02$0.07$88.69 million$91.06 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/28/2013Q4 2012$0.07$0.18$88.70 million$95.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2012Q312$0.11$0.17$94.24 million$96.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2012$0.07($0.02)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2012$0.03$0.02ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/1/2012$0.05$0.05ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2011$0.11($0.02)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2011$0.08($0.08)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Alaska Communications Systems Group (NASDAQ:ALSK)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.04 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.03 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History for Alaska Communications Systems Group (NASDAQ:ALSK)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Alaska Communications Systems Group (NASDAQ:ALSK)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 5.06%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 38.10%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Alaska Communications Systems Group (NASDAQ:ALSK)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Alaska Communications Systems Group (NASDAQ:ALSK)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Alaska Communications Systems Group (NASDAQ:ALSK)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/17/2017Leonard SteinbergSVPSell3,023$2.08$6,287.84View SEC Filing  
5/11/2017Leonard SteinbergSVPSell2,824$2.21$6,241.04View SEC Filing  
4/20/2017Leonard SteinbergSVPSell2,000$2.34$4,680.00View SEC Filing  
4/6/2017Leonard SteinbergSVPSell2,000$1.86$3,720.00View SEC Filing  
3/23/2017Leonard SteinbergSVPSell2,000$1.88$3,760.00View SEC Filing  
3/9/2017Leonard SteinbergSVPSell2,000$1.61$3,220.00View SEC Filing  
2/23/2017Leonard SteinbergSVPSell1,453$1.65$2,397.45View SEC Filing  
2/9/2017Leonard SteinbergSVPSell2,000$1.65$3,300.00View SEC Filing  
1/26/2017Leonard SteinbergSVPSell2,000$1.66$3,320.00View SEC Filing  
1/12/2017Leonard SteinbergSVPSell2,000$1.72$3,440.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2016Michael R ToddVPSell6,871$1.80$12,367.80View SEC Filing  
3/8/2013David W KarpDirectorBuy1,000$1.63$1,630.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Alaska Communications Systems Group (NASDAQ:ALSK)
Latest Headlines for Alaska Communications Systems Group (NASDAQ:ALSK)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoAlaska Communications Signs Memorandum of Understanding with OneWeb to Become the First Reseller in Alaska
finance.yahoo.com - May 25 at 3:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAlaska Communications Systems Group Inc (ALSK) Stock Rating Lowered by TheStreet
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 25 at 2:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc (ALSK) Given $2.90 Average Target Price by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 17 at 12:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. : May 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 8:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAlaska Communications Recognized for Microsoft Cloud Expertise
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 8:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAlaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. :ALSK-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 10, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 3:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of ALSK earnings conference call or presentation 4-May-17 7:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 7 at 8:33 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAlaska Communications Systems Group Inc (ALSK) Lifted to C at TheStreet
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 7 at 12:28 AM
seekingalpha.com logoAlaska Communications Systems Group's (ALSK) CEO Anand Vadapalli On Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - May 5 at 1:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAlaska Communications Systems Group Inc (ALSK) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 4:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAlaska Communications Reports First Quarter 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 3:31 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAlaska Communications reports 1Q loss
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 3:31 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestor Network: Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 3:31 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc (ALSK) Given Average Recommendation of "Strong Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 9:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAlaska Communications Systems Group (ALSK) Getting Very Favorable Media Coverage, Report Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 9:24 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAlaska Communications Systems Group Inc (ALSK) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Thursday
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 7:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAlaska Communications Systems Group (ALSK) Earning Very Favorable Press Coverage, Study Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 9:36 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. : April 24, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 3:29 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAlaska Communications Systems Group (ALSK) Earning Favorable Press Coverage, Report Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 22 at 10:21 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAlaska Communications to Announce Q1 2017 Financial Results May 4
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 7:49 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Set $2.90 Target Price for Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc (ALSK)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 9:00 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAlaska Communications Systems Group (ALSK) Earning Favorable Media Coverage, AlphaOne Reports
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 9:45 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAlaska Communications Announces Expiration and Final Results of Tender Offer for Its Outstanding 6.25% Convertible Notes Due 2018
finance.yahoo.com - April 14 at 11:35 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAlaska Communications First in Alaska to Achieve Premier Partner Status with Barracuda
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 8:27 PM
seekingalpha.com logoAlaska Communications Systems Group, Inc.: Hidden Value
seekingalpha.com - April 12 at 11:59 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. : April 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 11 at 3:29 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoShort Interest in Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc (ALSK) Grows By 46.6%
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 8 at 10:23 PM
businesswire.com logoAlaska Communications Announces Amendment of Purchase Price and Satisfaction of the Financing Condition in Connection with its Tender Offer for its Outstanding 6.25% ...
www.businesswire.com - April 1 at 10:02 AM
businesswire.com logoAlaska Communications Announces Amendment of Purchase Price and Satisfaction of the Financing Condition in ... - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - March 31 at 3:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAlaska Communications Announces Amendment of Purchase Price and Satisfaction of the Financing Condition in Connection with its Tender Offer for its Outstanding 6.25% Convertible Notes due 2018
finance.yahoo.com - March 31 at 3:36 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoALASKA COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS GROUP INC Files SEC form 8-K, Termination of a Material Definitive Agreement, Creation
biz.yahoo.com - March 31 at 3:36 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc (ALSK) Receives Average Recommendation of "" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 31 at 1:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAlaska Communications First in Alaska to Earn Microsoft Cloud Recognition
finance.yahoo.com - March 22 at 3:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoALASKA COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS GROUP INC Financials
finance.yahoo.com - March 22 at 3:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAlaska Communications Announces Tender Offer for Outstanding 6.25% Convertible Notes Due 2018
finance.yahoo.com - March 17 at 4:10 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoALASKA COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS GROUP INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report
biz.yahoo.com - March 16 at 4:58 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoALASKA COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS GROUP INC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creation of a
biz.yahoo.com - March 15 at 8:39 PM
seekingalpha.com logoAlaska Communications Systems Group's (ALSK) CEO Anand Vadapalli on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - March 15 at 3:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of ALSK earnings conference call or presentation 14-Mar-17 9:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - March 15 at 3:36 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Alaska Communications Systems qtrly earnings per share $0.03
www.reuters.com - March 15 at 1:27 AM
seekingalpha.com logoAlaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. 2016 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Slides
seekingalpha.com - March 14 at 8:26 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoAlaska Communications Enters into New $195 Million Senior Credit Facility to Extend Debt Maturities
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 14 at 3:25 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo8:47 am Alaska Comms enters into a new $195 mln senior credit facility; provides for term loans including a $120 mln tranche maturing in 2022 with an interest rate of LIBOR plus 5% and a $60 mln tranche maturing in 2023 with an interest rat
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 14 at 3:25 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoAlaska Communications Announces $10 Million Share Repurchase Program Authorization
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 14 at 3:25 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoAlaska Communications Reports Solid Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2016 Results
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 14 at 3:25 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoALASKA COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS GROUP INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Regulation
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 14 at 3:25 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAlaska Communications Systems Group Inc (ALSK) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 14 at 2:54 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open
biz.yahoo.com - March 14 at 8:05 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAlaska Communications Systems Group Inc (ALSK) Given $2.90 Average Target Price by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 13 at 2:48 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAlaska Communications Contracts with Quintillion to Secure Fiber Optic Access for Northwest Alaska
finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 3:30 PM

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