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: Wired Telecommunications Carriers
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:ALSK
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.alaskacommunications.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $115.35 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 52,433,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $2.22
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $2.14
  • 52 Week Range: $1.49 - $2.61
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $229.54 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.50
  • Book Value: $2.95 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.75
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $56.67 million
  • Net Margins: -0.65%
  • Return on Equity: -0.01%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 1.17%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.06%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 129,077 shs.
  • Beta: -0.11
  • Short Ratio: 0.55
 

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 of Directors has authorized a share buyback plan on Tuesday, April 11th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $10,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 116% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

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

Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALSK) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 3rd. The company reported ($0.05) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.07. The firm earned $58.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $58.72 million. Alaska Communications Systems Group had a negative return on equity of 0.01% and a negative net margin of 0.65%. The business's revenue was up 3.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.01 EPS. 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 Tuesday, October, 31st 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 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Alaska Communications Systems Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $3.00 to $3.00. On average, they anticipate Alaska Communications Systems Group's share price to reach $3.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings 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:

  • Edward J. Hayes Jr., Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Anand Vadapalli, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Laurie M Butcher, Primary financial and Accounting officer
  • Leonard A. Steinberg, Senior Vice President - Legal, Regulatory and Government Affairs, Corporate Secretary, Chief Ethics Officer
  • William H. Bishop, Senior Vice President - Business Services
  • Randy M. Ritter, Senior Vice President - Shared Services
  • Carol G. Mills, Director
  • Margaret L. Brown, Independent Director
  • David W. Karp, Independent Director
  • Peter D. Ley, Independent Director

Who owns Alaska Communications Systems Group stock?

Alaska Communications Systems Group's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Aegis Financial Corp (7.61%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.43%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (2.29%), Franklin Resources Inc. (2.21%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.80%) and Kennedy Capital Management Inc. (1.23%). 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 Acadian Asset Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Franklin Resources Inc., Aegis Financial Corp, Eidelman Virant Capital, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. Company insiders that have sold Alaska Communications Systems Group stock in the last year include Leonard Steinberg and Michael R Todd. 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 Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Kennedy Capital Management Inc., Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Northern Trust Corp. 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.

What is Alaska Communications Systems Group's stock price today?

One share of Alaska Communications Systems Group stock can currently be purchased for approximately $2.20.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Alaska Communications Systems Group (NASDAQ ALSK)
Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  50 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  74 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  124
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 the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Alaska Communications Systems Group (NASDAQ:ALSK) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $3.00 (36.36% 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 9/22/2015 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
10/31/2017$0.03N/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2017Q2 2017$0.02($0.05)$58.72 million$58.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
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: $0.00 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.06 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: 6.53%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 41.52%
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
8/18/2017Michael R ToddVPSell2,500$2.07$5,175.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2017Michael R ToddVPSell5,000$2.19$10,950.00View SEC Filing  
8/7/2017Michael R ToddVPSell5,000$2.37$11,850.00View SEC Filing  
7/31/2017Michael R ToddVPSell5,000$2.24$11,200.00View SEC Filing  
7/24/2017Michael R ToddVPSell5,000$2.38$11,900.00View SEC Filing  
7/17/2017Michael R ToddVPSell5,000$2.15$10,750.00View SEC Filing  
7/10/2017Michael R ToddVPSell2,500$2.14$5,350.00View SEC Filing  
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
americanbankingnews.com logo Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. (ALSK) Given $2.90 Average Price Target by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 22 at 10:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAlaska Communications to Present at the Deutsche Bank 25th Annual Leveraged Finance Conference October 3rd
finance.yahoo.com - September 22 at 2:43 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAlaska Communications Systems Group (ALSK) versus NTELOS Holdings Corp (NTLS) Head to Head Comparison
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 9 at 8:32 AM
streetinsider.com logoForm 8-K ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS For: Sep 06
www.streetinsider.com - September 7 at 3:41 PM
seekingalpha.com logoAlaska Communications Systems (ALSK) Presents At Drexel Hamilton Telecom, Media & Technology Conference - Slideshow
seekingalpha.com - September 7 at 3:41 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. (ALSK) Receives Consensus Rating of "Strong Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 6 at 10:49 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAlaska Communications Systems Group (ALSK) versus NTELOS Holdings Corp (NTLS) Critical Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 31 at 4:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAlaska Communications to Present at the Drexel Hamilton Telecom, Media and Technology Conference Sept. 6
finance.yahoo.com - August 25 at 5:21 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAlaska Communications Systems Group (ALSK) vs. NTELOS Holdings Corp (NTLS) Critical Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 25 at 2:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc (ALSK) Receives Average Rating of "Strong Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 23 at 12:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Set $2.90 Target Price for Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. (ALSK)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 18 at 2:18 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. (ALSK) VP Sells 5,000 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 15 at 8:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoContrasting Alaska Communications Systems Group (ALSK) & NTELOS Holdings Corp (NTLS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 15 at 2:10 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAlaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. :ALSK-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 8 at 3:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of ALSK earnings conference call or presentation 3-Aug-17 7:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 9:09 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. : August 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 9:47 PM
seekingalpha.com logoAlaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. 2017 Q2 - Results - Earnings Call Slides
seekingalpha.com - August 3 at 4:45 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAlaska Communications reports 2Q loss
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 4:45 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAlaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. (ALSK) Posts Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.07 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 3 at 3:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoComparing Fusion Telecommunications International (FSNN) and Alaska Communications Systems Group (ALSK)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 3 at 10:16 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALSK) VP Sells 5,000 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 1 at 10:34 PM
streetinsider.com logoAlaska Communications Systems (ALSK) Names Shawn O'Donnell to Board
www.streetinsider.com - August 1 at 9:48 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAlaska Communications Appoints Shawn O’Donnell to Its Board of Directors
finance.yahoo.com - August 1 at 4:45 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAlaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. (ALSK) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 26 at 7:12 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAlaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. (ALSK) VP Michael R. Todd Sells 5,000 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 25 at 7:50 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAlaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. (ALSK) VP Sells $10,750.00 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 18 at 7:53 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALSK) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Strong Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 18 at 2:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAlaska Communications to Announce Q2 2017 Financial Results August 3
finance.yahoo.com - July 17 at 4:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALSK) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Strong Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 4:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead to Head Comparison: Alaska Communications Systems Group (ALSK) & Shenandoah Telecommunications (SHEN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 24 at 4:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. (ALSK) Receives Consensus Rating of "Strong Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 16 at 11:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAlaska Communications Systems Group (ALSK) and AT&T (T) Critical Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 10 at 12:30 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAlaska Communications Withdraws Proposal to Amend Its Incentive Award Plan
finance.yahoo.com - June 1 at 8:43 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc (ALSK) Given $2.90 Consensus Price Target by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 1 at 8:36 AM
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

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