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Cogent Communications Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.14 (+0.24 %)
(As of 12/4/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $58.27
50-Day Range
MA: $57.92
52-Week Range
Now: $58.27
Volume259,288 shs
Average Volume404,389 shs
Market Capitalization$2.75 billion
P/E Ratio135.51
Dividend Yield5.02%
Cogent Communications Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides high-speed Internet access, private network, and data center colocation space services in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and Latin America. The company offers on-net Internet access and private network services to law firms, financial services firms, advertising and marketing firms, other professional services businesses, other Internet service providers, telephone companies, cable television companies, Web hosting companies, content delivery network companies, and commercial content and application service providers. It also provides on-net services in carrier-neutral data centers, cogent controlled data centers, and single-tenant office buildings. In addition, the company offers off-net services to businesses that are connected to its network primarily by means of Â'last mile' access service lines obtained from other carriers primarily in the form of metropolitan Ethernet circuits. Further, it provides Internet connectivity to customers that are not located in buildings directly connected to its network; and offers voice services. The company operates 54 data centers and provides facilities to 2,801 buildings and on-net services to 1,767 to multi-tenant office buildings. It serves primarily to small and medium-sized businesses, communications service providers, and other bandwidth-intensive organizations. Cogent Communications Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Washington, the District of Columbia.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.1Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.31 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Communication services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryAlternative Carriers
Current SymbolNASDAQ:CCOI



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$546.16 million
Cash Flow$2.48 per share
Book Value($5.52) per share


Net Income$37.52 million


Market Cap$2.75 billion
Next Earnings Date2/25/2021 (Estimated)
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Cogent Communications (NASDAQ:CCOI) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Cogent Communications' stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Cogent Communications' stock was trading at $84.09 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, CCOI shares have decreased by 30.7% and is now trading at $58.27.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Cogent Communications?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cogent Communications in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Cogent Communications?

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When is Cogent Communications' next earnings date?

Cogent Communications is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 25th 2021.
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How were Cogent Communications' earnings last quarter?

Cogent Communications Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CCOI) released its earnings results on Thursday, November, 5th. The technology company reported ($0.11) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.22 by $0.33. The technology company had revenue of $142.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $142.71 million. Cogent Communications had a net margin of 3.60% and a negative return on equity of 17.36%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 3.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.30 EPS.
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How often does Cogent Communications pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Cogent Communications?

Cogent Communications declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 4th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.73 per share on Friday, December 4th. This represents a $2.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.01%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 19th. This is a boost from Cogent Communications's previous quarterly dividend of $0.71.
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What price target have analysts set for CCOI?

8 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Cogent Communications' stock. Their forecasts range from $63.00 to $95.00. On average, they anticipate Cogent Communications' share price to reach $78.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 34.7% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Cogent Communications?

Cogent Communications saw a decline in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 929,300 shares, a decline of 12.3% from the October 31st total of 1,060,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 430,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.2 days. Currently, 2.2% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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Who are some of Cogent Communications' key competitors?

Some companies that are related to Cogent Communications include Iridium Communications (IRDM), Vonage (VG), 8X8 (EGHT), ORBCOMM (ORBC) and Towerstream (TWER).
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What other stocks do shareholders of Cogent Communications own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Cogent Communications investors own include Energy Transfer (ET), Intel (INTC), Dominion Energy (D), Pfizer (PFE), AbbVie (ABBV), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), NVIDIA (NVDA), Ford Motor (F) and Gilead Sciences (GILD).

Who are Cogent Communications' key executives?

Cogent Communications' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. David Schaeffer, Founder, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 64, Pay $179.57k)
  • Mr. Thaddeus G. Weed, Sr. VP – Audit & Operations (Age 59, Pay $321.8k)
  • Mr. Raymond Brad Kummer, CTO & VP of Optical Transport Engineering (Age 71, Pay $291.49k)
  • Mr. James Bubeck, Chief Revenue Officer & VP of Global Sales (Age 54, Pay $345.15k)
  • Mr. Timothy G. O'Neill, VP of Field Engineering, Construction and Network Operations (Age 64, Pay $311.08k)
  • Mr. Sean Robert Wallace, VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 58)
  • Mr. John B. Chang, Chief Legal Officer (Age 48)
  • Mr. Vincent Teissier, Director of Bus. Devel. (Age 52)
  • Mr. Jean-Michel F.F Slagmuylder, Chief Financial Officer for European Operations (Age 57)
  • Mr. Ried R. Zulager, Sec.

What is Cogent Communications' stock symbol?

Cogent Communications trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CCOI."

Who are Cogent Communications' major shareholders?

Cogent Communications' stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (13.47%), State Street Corp (2.73%), Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (1.78%), Boston Financial Mangement LLC (1.26%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.18%) and Standard Life Aberdeen plc (0.99%). Company insiders that own Cogent Communications stock include Blake Bath, Henry W Kilmer, James Bubeck, John B Chang, Lewis H Ferguson, Marc Montagner, Mike Slessor, Raymond B Kummer, Richard Liebhaber, Sheryl Lynn Kennedy, Thaddeus Gerard Weed and Timothy G Oneill.
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Which major investors are selling Cogent Communications stock?

CCOI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Federated Hermes Inc., Pacer Advisors Inc., BlackRock Inc., Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., State Street Corp, WINTON GROUP Ltd, and Morgan Stanley. Company insiders that have sold Cogent Communications company stock in the last year include Blake Bath, Henry W Kilmer, James Bubeck, John B Chang, Lewis H Ferguson, Marc Montagner, Sheryl Lynn Kennedy, and Timothy G Oneill.
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Which major investors are buying Cogent Communications stock?

CCOI stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Skylands Capital LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Squarepoint Ops LLC, Advantage Alpha Capital Partners LP, and The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company.
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How do I buy shares of Cogent Communications?

Shares of CCOI 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Cogent Communications' stock price today?

One share of CCOI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $58.27.

How big of a company is Cogent Communications?

Cogent Communications has a market capitalization of $2.75 billion and generates $546.16 million in revenue each year. The technology company earns $37.52 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.76 on an earnings per share basis. Cogent Communications employs 1,083 workers across the globe.

What is Cogent Communications' official website?

The official website for Cogent Communications is www.cogentco.com.

How can I contact Cogent Communications?

Cogent Communications' mailing address is 2450 NORTH STREET NW, WASHINGTON DC, 20037. The technology company can be reached via phone at 202-295-4200 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 12/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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