Clearfield Company Profile (NASDAQ:CLFD)

About Clearfield (NASDAQ:CLFD)

Clearfield logoClearfield, Inc. manufactures, markets and sells fiber management and enclosure platform that consolidates, distributes and protects fiber as it moves from the inside plant to the outside plant and all the way to the home, business and cell site. The Company's products include Clearview Cassette, which is the building block of its product platform; Connectivity and Optical Components; FieldSmart, which is a series of panels, cabinets, wall boxes and other enclosures that house the Clearview components; FieldShield, which is a fiber delivery method for broadband deployment; CraftSmart, which is a line of optical protection field enclosures, and Cable Assemblies. Its products are sold across broadband service providers, including traditional telephone companies, competitive local exchange carriers, multiple service operators (cable television), wireless service providers, and municipal-owned utilities that utilize fiber in their service offerings to businesses and consumers.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Communications & Networking - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:CLFD
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $194.5 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 14,094,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $13.29
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $15.51
  • 52 Week Range: $11.65 - $21.60
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 27.66
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 23.39
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $78.57 million
  • Price / Sales: 2.48
  • Book Value: $4.64 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.97
  • EBIDTA: $10.62 million
  • Net Margins: 8.58%
  • Return on Equity: 10.68%
  • Return on Assets: 9.75%
  • Current Ratio: 9.39%
  • Quick Ratio: 7.42%
  • Average Volume: 54,968 shs.
  • Beta: 1.29
  • Short Ratio: 14.45
Frequently Asked Questions for Clearfield (NASDAQ:CLFD)

What is Clearfield's stock symbol?

Clearfield trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CLFD."

How will Clearfield's stock buyback program work?

Clearfield declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback program on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $4,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 1.9% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are generally an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Clearfield's earnings last quarter?

Clearfield, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLFD) posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, April, 28th. The company reported $0.07 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.10 by $0.03. The firm earned $17.70 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $20.85 million. Clearfield had a net margin of 8.58% and a return on equity of 10.68%. Clearfield's revenue for the quarter was up 4.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.11 earnings per share. View Clearfield's Earnings History.

Who are some of Clearfield's key competitors?

Who are Clearfield's key executives?

Clearfield's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Cheryl Podzimek Beranek, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Daniel R. Herzog, Chief Financial Officer
  • John P. Hill, Chief Operating Officer
  • Kevin Morgan, Chief Marketing Officer
  • Ronald G. Roth, Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Patrick Goepel, Independent Director
  • Roger G. Harding, Independent Director
  • Charles N. Hayssen, Independent Director
  • Donald R. Hayward, Independent Director

Who owns Clearfield stock?

Clearfield's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc. (3.62%). Company insiders that own Clearfield stock include Charles N Hayssen, Cheryl Beranek, Daniel R Herzog, John P Hill, Patrick Goepel, Roger G Harding, Ronald G Roth and Stephen L Zuckerman. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Clearfield.

Who sold Clearfield stock? Who is selling Clearfield stock?

Clearfield's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Clearfield stock in the last year include Cheryl Beranek, Daniel R Herzog and John P Hill. View Insider Buying and Selling for Clearfield.

How do I buy Clearfield stock?

Shares of Clearfield 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 Clearfield's stock price today?

One share of Clearfield stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.80.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Clearfield (NASDAQ CLFD)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  57 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  78 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  135
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Clearfield 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 Clearfield (NASDAQ:CLFD) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Clearfield (NASDAQ:CLFD)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
11/23/2015Lake Street CapitalInitiated CoverageBuy$15.00N/AView Rating Details
9/30/2015Northland SecuritiesInitiated CoverageOutperform$17.50N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/26/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Clearfield (NASDAQ:CLFD)
Earnings by Quarter for Clearfield (NASDAQ:CLFD)
Earnings History by Quarter for Clearfield (NASDAQ CLFD)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/28/2017Q2 2017$0.10$0.07$20.85 million$17.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2017Q117$0.08$0.06$19.60 million$18.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/10/2016Q4 2016$0.12$0.20$19.90 million$21.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q316$0.11$0.16$17.85 million$21.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q216$0.03$0.11$13.67 million$16.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/28/2016Q1$0.08$0.10$14.76 million$15.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/12/2015Q415$0.11$0.10$18.50 million$15.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q215$0.09$0.14$15.22 million$18.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/23/2015Q2$0.07$0.02$13.29 million$12.37 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2015Q115$0.07$0.08$14.18 million$14.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/13/2014Q414$0.14$0.08$14.82 million$14.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q3$0.12$0.08$15.94 million$14.36 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q2 2014$0.12$0.09$15.89 million$13.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/23/2014Q114$0.14$0.15$10.27 million$16.15 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/24/2013Q1 2013$0.04$9.16 million$10.23 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Clearfield (NASDAQ:CLFD)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.48
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.07$0.07$0.07
Q2 20171$0.11$0.11$0.11
Q3 20171$0.16$0.16$0.16
Q4 20171$0.14$0.14$0.14
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Clearfield (NASDAQ:CLFD)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Clearfield (NASDAQ:CLFD)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 18.30%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 27.16%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Clearfield (NASDAQ:CLFD)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Clearfield (NASDAQ:CLFD)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Clearfield (NASDAQ:CLFD)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/12/2017Ronald G RothChairmanBuy5,000$14.14$70,700.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2017Roger G HardingDirectorBuy1,200$14.20$17,040.00View SEC Filing  
2/10/2017Roger G HardingDirectorBuy1,000$15.75$15,750.00View SEC Filing  
2/7/2017Roger G HardingDirectorBuy1,000$15.95$15,950.00View SEC Filing  
1/31/2017Ronald G RothChairmanBuy5,000$17.50$87,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/22/2016Daniel R HerzogCFOSell25,000$19.30$482,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2016John P HillCOOSell5,000$17.86$89,300.00View SEC Filing  
8/16/2016Ronald G RothChairmanBuy5,000$17.97$89,850.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2016John P HillCOOSell5,000$19.16$95,800.00View SEC Filing  
8/4/2016Cheryl BeranekCEOSell10,000$19.21$192,100.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2016Ronald G RothChairmanBuy5,000$17.60$88,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/3/2016Patrick GoepelDirectorBuy1,250$18.60$23,250.00View SEC Filing  
2/29/2016Daniel R HerzogCFOSell4,000$14.69$58,760.00View SEC Filing  
2/9/2016Stephen L ZuckermanDirectorSell2,000$13.58$27,160.00View SEC Filing  
2/5/2016Ronald G RothChairmanBuy5,000$13.56$67,800.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2016Patrick GoepelDirectorBuy1,000$14.07$14,070.00View SEC Filing  
11/30/2015Ronald G. RothChairmanBuy10,000$13.60$136,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/17/2015Charles N HayssenDirectorBuy3,000$12.01$36,030.00View SEC Filing  
8/20/2015Ronald G RothChairmanBuy5,000$17.23$86,150.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2015John P HillCOOSell10,000$13.08$130,800.00View SEC Filing  
4/30/2015Ronald G RothChairmanBuy20,000$13.90$278,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/28/2015Donald R HaywardDirectorSell4,000$14.55$58,200.00View SEC Filing  
4/15/2015John P HillCOOSell10,000$15.78$157,800.00View SEC Filing  
3/16/2015John P HillCOOSell10,000$15.02$150,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2015Ronald G RothChairmanBuy3,500$13.25$46,375.00View SEC Filing  
2/17/2015John P HillCOOSell10,000$13.59$135,900.00View SEC Filing  
1/26/2015John P HillCOOSell10,000$12.02$120,200.00View SEC Filing  
12/17/2014John P HillCOOSell15,000$12.03$180,450.00View SEC Filing  
11/28/2014Ronald G RothChairmanBuy5,000$13.30$66,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/26/2014John P HillCOOSell19,749$13.02$257,131.98View SEC Filing  
11/24/2014Charles N HayssenDirectorBuy5,000$13.00$65,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2014John P HillCOOSell15,251$13.39$204,210.89View SEC Filing  
8/27/2014Donald R HaywardDirectorSell9,500$13.89$131,955.00View SEC Filing  
7/31/2014Ronald G RothChairmanBuy10,000$12.88$128,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/30/2014Stephen L ZuckermanDirectorSell1,000$17.25$17,250.00View SEC Filing  
5/7/2014Ronald G RothChairmanBuy5,000$14.44$72,200.00View SEC Filing  
4/29/2014Charles N HayssenDirectorBuy10,000$15.25$152,500.00View SEC Filing  
4/29/2014Ronald G RothChairmanBuy15,000$14.89$223,350.00View SEC Filing  
2/27/2014Ronald G RothChairmanBuy5,000$23.36$116,800.00View SEC Filing  
2/14/2014Donald R HaywardDirectorSell2,000$24.50$49,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/10/2014Ronald G RothChairmanBuy5,000$21.82$109,100.00View SEC Filing  
2/7/2014Charles N HayssenDirectorBuy8,000$22.50$180,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/29/2013Ronald G RothChairmanBuy10,000$17.61$176,100.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2013Stephen L ZuckermanDirectorSell1,000$17.55$17,550.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2013Charles N HayssenDirectorBuy10,000$16.55$165,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/29/2013Charles N HayssenDirectorBuy4,990$11.97$59,730.30View SEC Filing  
8/22/2013Ronald G RothChairmanBuy10,000$11.33$113,300.00View SEC Filing  
7/31/2013Ronald G RothChairmanBuy10,000$10.93$109,300.00View SEC Filing  
7/30/2013Charles N HayssenDirectorBuy10,000$10.90$109,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/23/2013Charles N HayssenDirectorBuy5,686$7.75$44,066.50View SEC Filing  
5/2/2013Charles N HayssenDirectorBuy3,284$7.20$23,644.80View SEC Filing  
5/1/2013Ronald G RothChairmanBuy10,000$6.96$69,600.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2013Charles N HayssenDirectorBuy10,742$5.50$59,081.00View SEC Filing  
2/12/2013Charles N HayssenDirectorBuy10,000$5.50$55,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/31/2013Charles N HayssenDirectorBuy10,000$5.05$50,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2012Charles N HayssenDirectorBuy3,288$4.20$13,809.60View SEC Filing  
11/16/2012Charles N HayssenDirectorBuy11,000$4.18$45,980.00View SEC Filing  
11/15/2012Ronald G RothChairmanBuy20,000$4.27$85,400.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2012Charles N HayssenDirectorBuy6,000$4.36$26,160.00View SEC Filing  
11/13/2012Charles N HayssenDirectorBuy6,000$4.36$26,160.00View SEC Filing  
8/31/2012Ronald G RothChairmanBuy10,000$5.12$51,200.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Clearfield (NASDAQ:CLFD)
Latest Headlines for Clearfield (NASDAQ:CLFD)
DateHeadline logoClearfield Quadruples Manufacturing Capacity in Mexico - July 25 at 5:13 PM logoContractors’ Fiber Forum to Address Real-World Challenges for Fiber Service Delivery to Ensure Profitable, Competitive Business Opportunities - July 19 at 6:27 PM logoClearfield to Report Fiscal Q3 2017 Financial Results on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. ET - July 19 at 6:27 PM logoETFs with exposure to Clearfield, Inc. : July 10, 2017 - July 10 at 5:15 PM logoZacks Investment Research Upgrades Clearfield, Inc. (CLFD) to "Hold" - June 27 at 8:58 PM logoClearfield (CLFD) and KVH Industries (KVHI) Critical Contrast - June 20 at 10:30 AM logoETFs with exposure to Clearfield, Inc. : June 5, 2017 - June 5 at 4:16 PM logoShare Buyback Plan Announced by Clearfield (CLFD) Board - June 4 at 11:08 AM logoETFs with exposure to Clearfield, Inc. : May 25, 2017 - May 25 at 5:51 PM logoClearfield to Present at Cowen & Company’s 45th Annual Technology, Media & Telecom Conference on June 1, 2017 - May 23 at 12:48 PM logoClearfield, Inc. :CLFD-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : May 23, 2017 - May 23 at 12:48 PM logoClearfield Inc (CLFD) Chairman Buys $70,700.00 in Stock - May 15 at 4:23 PM logoRoger G. Harding Acquires 1,200 Shares of Clearfield Inc (CLFD) Stock - May 11 at 4:28 PM logoShould You Get Rid of Clearfield, Inc.(CLFD) Now? - May 9 at 8:15 AM logoClearfield Inc (CLFD) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research - May 2 at 11:12 PM logoClearfield (CLFD) Receiving Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, AlphaOne Reports - May 2 at 7:50 PM logoClearfield Inc (CLFD) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $24.35 Million - April 30 at 7:56 AM logoSomewhat Critical Press Coverage Likely to Impact Clearfield (CLFD) Share Price - April 29 at 11:15 AM logoZacks: Brokerages Expect Clearfield Inc (CLFD) Will Post Earnings of $0.17 Per Share - April 29 at 1:22 AM logoEdited Transcript of CLFD earnings conference call or presentation 27-Apr-17 10:59am GMT - April 27 at 9:50 PM logoClearfield Inc (CLFD) Releases Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.03 EPS - April 27 at 7:36 PM logoClearfield Reports Fiscal Second Quarter 2017 Results - April 27 at 11:54 AM logoClearfield posts 2Q profit - April 27 at 11:54 AM logoSomewhat Favorable News Coverage Likely to Affect Clearfield (CLFD) Stock Price - April 27 at 12:40 AM logoClearfield Awarded NEBS Level 3 Certification - April 25 at 12:12 PM logoSomewhat Positive News Coverage Likely to Affect Clearfield (CLFD) Stock Price - April 23 at 2:57 PM logoClearfield to Report Fiscal Q2 2017 Financial Results on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. ET - April 20 at 4:28 PM logoClearfield (CLFD) Receives Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.28 - April 15 at 12:33 PM logoZacks: Clearfield Inc (CLFD) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Strong Buy" by Brokerages - April 14 at 8:26 AM logo$21.4 Million in Sales Expected for Clearfield Inc (CLFD) This Quarter - April 9 at 8:34 AM logoShort Interest in Clearfield Inc (CLFD) Decreases By 15.0% - April 8 at 10:14 AM logoZacks: Analysts Expect Clearfield Inc (CLFD) Will Post Earnings of $0.10 Per Share - April 7 at 4:46 PM logoETFs with exposure to Clearfield, Inc. : April 5, 2017 - April 7 at 9:00 AM logoClearfield Inc (CLFD) Upgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - April 4 at 10:53 AM logoZacks Investment Research Upgrades Clearfield Inc (CLFD) to Hold - March 29 at 10:55 PM logoZacks: Brokerages Set $21.00 Target Price for Clearfield Inc (CLFD) - March 29 at 12:19 PM logoClearfield to Present at the 29th Annual ROTH Conference on March 14, 2017 - March 1 at 12:06 PM logoCLEARFIELD, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders, Financial Statements and Ex - February 24 at 4:34 PM logoCLEARFIELD, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Financial Statements and Exhibits - February 8 at 4:37 PM logoCLEARFIELD, INC. Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report - February 8 at 4:37 PM logoClearfield Broadens National Account Focus - February 8 at 4:37 PM logoHarris Corp (HRS) Beats on Q2 Earnings, Misses Revenues - February 2 at 4:39 PM logoClearfield Responds to CommScope Claims of Patent Infringement - February 1 at 4:40 PM logo8:04 am Clearfield reports that it intends to vigorously defend against the patent infringement suit recently brought by CommScope (COMM) in the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota - February 1 at 4:40 PM logoQ1 2017 Clearfield Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open - January 26 at 5:24 PM logoClearfield Reports Fiscal First Quarter 2017 Results; Revenues to Tier 1 Customers Expand - January 26 at 5:24 PM logoCLEARFIELD, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits - January 26 at 5:24 PM logo8:05 am Clearfield misses by $0.02, misses on revs; reaffirms FY17 revs guidance - January 26 at 5:24 PM logoClearfield to Report Fiscal Q1 2017 Financial Results on Thursday, January ... - January 19 at 5:33 PM logoClearfield to Report Fiscal Q1 2017 Financial Results on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. ET - January 19 at 5:33 PM



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