NASDAQ:ALSK - Alaska Communications Systems Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $1.80 -0.07 (-3.74 %) (As of 03/24/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$1.80Today's Range$1.80 - $1.9152-Week Range$1.37 - $2.14Volume45,379 shsAverage Volume127,413 shsMarket Capitalization$95.89 millionP/E Ratio10.59Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.73 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides broadband telecommunication and managed information technology services to business, wholesale, and consumer customers in the state of Alaska. Its services include voice and broadband services; and managed IT services comprising remote network monitoring and support service, managed IT security and IT professional services, and long distance services primarily over its own terrestrial network to business and wholesale customers. The company's business customers comprise large enterprises; federal, state, and local governments; and small and medium business. It also provides voice and broadband services to residential customers; voice and broadband origination and termination services to inter and intrastate carriers; and access and support services. In addition, Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. owns and operates AKORN, an undersea fiber optic cable systems. The company markets and sells its products through direct sales channels. Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is based in Anchorage, Alaska. 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Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Telephone communication, except radio Sub-IndustryN/A SectorUtilities Current SymbolNASDAQ:ALSK Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIK1089511 Webwww.alaskacommunications.com Phone907-297-3000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.99 Current Ratio1.39 Quick Ratio1.24Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio10.59 Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$232.47 million Price / Sales0.41 Cash Flow$0.7563 per share Price / Cash Flow2.38 Book Value$3.19 per share Price / Book0.56Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.17 Net Income$9.08 million Net Margins3.91% Return on Equity5.46% Return on Assets2.01%Miscellaneous EmployeesN/A Outstanding Shares53,270,000Market Cap$95.89 million Next Earnings Date5/8/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable Alaska Communications Systems Group (NASDAQ:ALSK) Frequently Asked Questions 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 declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase program on Tuesday, April 11th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $10,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 116% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are often 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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, March, 6th. The utilities provider reported $0.03 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.01 by $0.02. The utilities provider had revenue of $58.69 million for the quarter. Alaska Communications Systems Group had a net margin of 3.91% and a return on equity of 5.46%. View Alaska Communications Systems Group's Earnings History. When is Alaska Communications Systems Group's next earnings date? Alaska Communications Systems Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 8th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Alaska Communications Systems Group. What guidance has Alaska Communications Systems Group issued on next quarter's earnings? Alaska Communications Systems Group issued an update on its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Wednesday, March, 6th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $230-235 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $220.13 million. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Alaska Communications Systems Group? 1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Alaska Communications Systems Group in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Alaska Communications Systems Group. Has Alaska Communications Systems Group been receiving favorable news coverage? News coverage about ALSK stock has trended neutral on Sunday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Alaska Communications Systems Group earned a daily sentiment score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Alaska Communications Systems Group's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Alaska Communications Systems Group include LICT (LICT), Hong Kong Television Network (HKTVY), Loop Industries (LOOP), Atento (ATTO), Frontier Communications (FTR), IDT (IDT), magicJack VocalTec (CALL), Fusion Telecommunications International (FSNN), Oi SA em Recuperacao Judicial (OIBRQ), Otelco (OTEL), Maxcom Telecomunic (MXMTY), Liberty Braves Group Series B (BATRB), Windstream (WIN), Internet Gold Golden Lines (IGLD) and Digerati Technologies (DTGI). What other stocks do shareholders of Alaska Communications Systems Group own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Alaska Communications Systems Group investors own include Pareteum (TEUM), Polymet Mining (PLM), CTI BioPharma (CTIC), Immunomedics (IMMU), Cardiome Pharma (crme), Novavax (NVAX), Ariad Pharmaceuticals (ARIA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Apricus Biosciences (APRI) and Pacific Ethanol (PEIX). Who are Alaska Communications Systems Group's key executives? Alaska Communications Systems Group's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Anand Vadapalli, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 54)Ms. Laurie M. Butcher, Sr. VP of Fin. (Age 56)Mr. Leonard A. Steinberg, Chief Ethics Officer, Sr. VP of Legal, Regulatory & Gov. Affairs and Corp. Sec. (Age 65)Mr. Randy M. Ritter, Sr. VP of Shared Services (Age 59)Mr. William H. Bishop, Sr. VP of Customer & Revenue Management (Age 53) Who are Alaska Communications Systems Group's major shareholders? Alaska Communications Systems Group's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include North Star Investment Management Corp. (3.11%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.67%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.67%), 22NW LP (2.25%), Ancora Advisors LLC (1.10%) and Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.64%). Company insiders that own Alaska Communications Systems Group stock include Anand Vadapalli, Leonard Steinberg, Michael R Todd, Wayne Barr Jr and William H Bishop. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Alaska Communications Systems Group. Which institutional investors are selling Alaska Communications Systems Group stock? ALSK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Shepherd Kaplan Krochuk LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Alaska Communications Systems Group. Which institutional investors are buying Alaska Communications Systems Group stock? ALSK stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including North Star Investment Management Corp., Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Alambic Investment Management L.P., Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Macquarie Group Ltd., Ancora Advisors LLC and 22NW LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Alaska Communications Systems Group. How do I buy shares of Alaska Communications Systems Group? Shares of ALSK can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Alaska Communications Systems Group's stock price today? One share of ALSK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $1.80. How big of a company is Alaska Communications Systems Group? Alaska Communications Systems Group has a market capitalization of $95.89 million and generates $232.47 million in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $9.08 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.17 on an earnings per share basis. What is Alaska Communications Systems Group's official website? The official website for Alaska Communications Systems Group is http://www.alaskacommunications.com. How can I contact Alaska Communications Systems Group? Alaska Communications Systems Group's mailing address is 600 TELEPHONE AVENUE, ANCHORAGE AK, 99503. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 907-297-3000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Alaska Communications Systems Group (NASDAQ ALSK)Community Ranking: 2.4 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 148 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 159 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 307MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Alaska Communications Systems Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ALSK will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ALSK will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 3/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are the benefits of momentum investing?