NASDAQ:ALSK - Alaska Communications Systems Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$1.44 -0.02 (-1.37 %)
(As of 10/23/2018 12:31 PM ET)
Previous Close$1.46
Today's Range$1.44 - $1.45
52-Week Range$1.39 - $2.91
Volume388 shs
Average Volume101,013 shs
Market Capitalization$81.90 million
P/E Ratio30.80
Dividend YieldN/A
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
Current SymbolNASDAQ:ALSK
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.05
Current Ratio1.36
Quick Ratio1.22


Trailing P/E Ratio30.80
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$226.90 million
Price / Sales0.34
Cash Flow$0.5455 per share
Price / Cash2.64
Book Value$2.95 per share
Price / Book0.49


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$-6,100,000.00
Net Margins1.28%
Return on Equity1.83%
Return on Assets0.65%


Outstanding Shares53,180,000
Market Cap$81.90 million

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 has initiated a share repurchase program on Tuesday, April 11th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $10,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 116% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are generally a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

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

Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc (NASDAQ:ALSK) issued its earnings results on Monday, August, 6th. The utilities provider reported $0.06 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.04. The utilities provider earned $59.58 million during the quarter. Alaska Communications Systems Group had a net margin of 1.28% and a return on equity of 1.83%. 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, November 14th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Alaska Communications Systems Group.

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

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 53)
  • Ms. Laurie M. Butcher, Sr. VP of Fin. (Age 55)
  • Mr. Leonard A. Steinberg, Chief Ethics Officer, Sr. VP of Legal, Regulatory & Gov. Affairs & Corp. Sec. (Age 64)
  • Mr. Randy M. Ritter, Sr. VP of Shared Services (Age 58)
  • Mr. William H. Bishop, Sr. VP of Bus. Market (Age 52)

Who are Alaska Communications Systems Group's major shareholders?

Alaska Communications Systems Group's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include North Star Investment Management Corp. (2.24%). 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 major investors are buying Alaska Communications Systems Group stock?

ALSK stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including North Star Investment Management Corp.. 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 $1.44.

How big of a company is Alaska Communications Systems Group?

Alaska Communications Systems Group has a market capitalization of $81.90 million and generates $226.90 million in revenue each year. Alaska Communications Systems Group employs 589 workers across the globe.

What is Alaska Communications Systems Group's official website?

The official website for Alaska Communications Systems Group is

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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  128 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  143 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  271
MarketBeat'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 10/23/2018 by Staff

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