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

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$1.98 +0.04 (+2.06 %)
(As of 01/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$1.98
Today's Range$1.95 - $2.10
52-Week Range$1.37 - $2.53
Volume202,329 shs
Average Volume179,364 shs
Market Capitalization$103.18 million
P/E Ratio-22.00
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

Industry Telephone communication, except radio
Current SymbolNASDAQ:ALSK



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$226.90 million
Cash Flow$0.5946 per share
Book Value$2.95 per share


Net Income$-6,100,000.00


Market Cap$103.18 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 announced that its board has approved a stock repurchase 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 reacquire up to 116% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

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

Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc (NASDAQ:ALSK) released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November, 5th. The utilities provider reported $0.03 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.01 by $0.02. The utilities provider earned $58.23 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $53.63 million. Alaska Communications Systems Group had a return on equity of 2.72% and a net margin of 1.93%. 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 Friday, March 15th 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 updated its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Monday, November, 5th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $225-230 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 stories about ALSK stock have been trending extremely positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Alaska Communications Systems Group earned a news impact score of 4.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the utilities provider a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

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 Customer & Revenue Management (Age 52)

Who are Alaska Communications Systems Group's major shareholders?

Alaska Communications Systems Group's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include North Star Investment Management Corp. (3.11%). 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 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.. 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 $1.98.

How big of a company is Alaska Communications Systems Group?

Alaska Communications Systems Group has a market capitalization of $103.18 million and generates $226.90 million in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $-6,100,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.09) on an earnings per share basis. 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:  141 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  153 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  294
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 1/19/2019 by Staff

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