ClearOne Company Profile (NASDAQ:CLRO)

About ClearOne (NASDAQ:CLRO)

ClearOne logoClearOne, Inc. (ClearOne) is a global company that designs, develops and sells conferencing, collaboration, streaming and digital signage solutions for audio/voice and visual communications. The Company designs, develops, markets and services a line of conferencing products for personal use, as well as traditional tabletop, mid-tier professional products for large, medium and small businesses. The Company's end users range from companies and institutions to small and medium-sized businesses, higher education and government organizations, as well as individual consumers. The Company sells its commercial products to end users primarily through a network of independent distributors, who in turn sells its products to dealers, systems integrators and other resellers. Its products are categorized into the Professional audio communication products; Unified communications audio end points, and Visual communication products. The Company's products include CONVERGE Pro, INTERACT and MAX.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Conferencing Tools & Systems
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:CLRO
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $64.56 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 8,550,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $7.99
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $9.51
  • 52 Week Range: $7.20 - $12.60
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 4.84
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $45.63 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.41
  • Book Value: $8.47 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.89
  • Annual Dividend: $0.28
  • Dividend Yield: 3.7%
  • EBIDTA: $921,000.00
  • Net Margins: -2.56%
  • Return on Equity: 1.83%
  • Return on Assets: 1.59%
  • Current Ratio: 3.53%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.83%
  • Average Volume: 13,984 shs.
  • Beta: 1.3
  • Short Ratio: 6.97

Frequently Asked Questions for ClearOne (NASDAQ:CLRO)

What is ClearOne's stock symbol?

ClearOne trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CLRO."

How often does ClearOne pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for ClearOne?

ClearOne announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, August 8th. Investors of record on Tuesday, August 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.07 per share on Thursday, September 7th. This represents a $0.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.73%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 18th. View ClearOne's Dividend History.

How will ClearOne's stock buyback program work?

ClearOne declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock buyback plan on Sunday, April 9th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $10,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 10.6% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are often an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were ClearOne's earnings last quarter?

ClearOne, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLRO) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 9th. The company reported ($0.02) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.05 by $0.07. The firm had revenue of $10.31 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $12.01 million. ClearOne had a negative net margin of 2.56% and a positive return on equity of 1.83%. View ClearOne's Earnings History.

Where is ClearOne's stock going? Where will ClearOne's stock price be in 2017?

1 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for ClearOne's stock. Their forecasts range from $9.75 to $9.75. On average, they expect ClearOne's stock price to reach $9.75 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for ClearOne.

Who are some of ClearOne's key competitors?

Who are ClearOne's key executives?

ClearOne's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Zeynep Hakimoglu, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Narsi Narayanan, Senior Vice President of Finance and Corporate Secretary
  • Michael E. Braithwaite, Senior Vice President of Multimedia Streaming Business
  • Brad R. Baldwin, Lead Independent Director
  • Larry R. Hendricks, Independent Director
  • Scott M. Huntsman, Independent Director

Who owns ClearOne stock?

ClearOne's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (2.22%), LSV Asset Management (1.36%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.29%), Northern Trust Corp (0.14%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.13%). Company insiders that own ClearOne stock include Brad Baldwin, Edward D Bagley, Larry Hendricks and Scott Huntsman. View Institutional Ownership Trends for ClearOne.

Who bought ClearOne stock? Who is buying ClearOne stock?

ClearOne's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc.. Company insiders that have bought ClearOne stock in the last two years include Edward D Bagley and Larry Hendricks. View Insider Buying and Selling for ClearOne.

How do I buy ClearOne stock?

Shares of ClearOne 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 ClearOne's stock price today?

One share of ClearOne stock can currently be purchased for approximately $7.50.

MarketBeat Community Rating for ClearOne (NASDAQ CLRO)
Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  117 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  76 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  193
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about ClearOne 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 ClearOne (NASDAQ:CLRO) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $9.75 (30.00% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for ClearOne (NASDAQ:CLRO)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/15/2017B. RileyReiterated RatingBuy$9.75LowView Rating Details
9/7/2016Singular ResearchInitiated CoverageBuy$14.50N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for ClearOne (NASDAQ:CLRO)
Earnings by Quarter for ClearOne (NASDAQ:CLRO)
Earnings History by Quarter for ClearOne (NASDAQ CLRO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/9/2017Q2 2017$0.05($0.02)$12.01 million$10.31 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/9/2017Q1 2017$0.13$0.01$12.97 million$11.68 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/14/2017Q4 2016$0.21($0.02)$10.73 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2016Q316$0.19$0.22$13.76 million$12.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q1$0.15$0.18$12.82 million$13.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/10/2016Q4$0.25$0.24$15.90 million$14.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/19/2015Q315$0.26$0.28$16.53 million$15.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q215$0.18$0.19$15.42 million$14.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q115$0.13$0.15$13.75 million$13.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/12/2015Q414$0.22$0.32$16.30 million$15.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q3$0.12$0.18$13.77 million$15.74 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/12/2014Q2$0.16$0.14$12.22 million$14.11 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/6/2014Q114$0.10$0.08$11.75 million$12.71 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/27/2014$0.17$0.19ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2013$0.11$0.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2013Q2 2013$0.10$0.13ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/27/2013Q4 2012$0.14$0.13$12.27 million$13.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/15/2012Q312$0.12$0.14$11.70 million$11.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for ClearOne (NASDAQ:CLRO)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.43
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.60
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.13$0.13$0.13
Q2 20171$0.05$0.05$0.05
Q3 20171$0.10$0.10$0.10
Q4 20171$0.15$0.15$0.15
Q1 20181$0.08$0.08$0.08
Q2 20181$0.12$0.12$0.12
Q3 20181$0.17$0.17$0.17
Q4 20181$0.23$0.23$0.23
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for ClearOne (NASDAQ:CLRO)
Most Recent Dividend:9/7/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.28
Dividend Yield:3.73%
Payout Ratio:-215.38% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for ClearOne (NASDAQ:CLRO)

Dividend History by Quarter for ClearOne (NASDAQ CLRO)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for ClearOne (NASDAQ:CLRO)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 9.45%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 17.18%
Insider Trades by Quarter for ClearOne (NASDAQ:CLRO)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for ClearOne (NASDAQ:CLRO)
Insider Trades by Quarter for ClearOne (NASDAQ:CLRO)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/18/2017Edward D BagleyMajor ShareholderBuy12,001$7.60$91,207.60View SEC Filing  
9/12/2017Larry HendricksDirectorSell1,000$7.50$7,500.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2017Edward D BagleyMajor ShareholderBuy22,195$7.57$168,016.15View SEC Filing  
9/5/2017Edward D BagleyMajor ShareholderBuy20,664$7.52$155,393.28View SEC Filing  
8/30/2017Edward D BagleyMajor ShareholderBuy20,000$7.55$151,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/28/2017Edward D BagleyMajor ShareholderBuy30,000$7.63$228,900.00View SEC Filing  
8/24/2017Edward D BagleyMajor ShareholderBuy15,000$7.65$114,750.00View SEC Filing  
8/22/2017Edward D BagleyMajor ShareholderBuy19,604$7.65$149,970.60View SEC Filing  
8/18/2017Edward D BagleyMajor ShareholderBuy10,000$7.68$76,800.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2017Edward D BagleyDirectorBuy21,037$7.59$159,670.83View SEC Filing  
8/10/2017Edward D BagleyMajor ShareholderBuy10,000$7.85$78,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/9/2016Larry HendricksDirectorBuy1,012$10.50$10,626.00View SEC Filing  
7/21/2016Scott HuntsmanDirectorSell35,832$11.27$403,826.64View SEC Filing  
3/17/2016Brad BaldwinDirectorSell20,000$12.13$242,600.00View SEC Filing  
12/16/2014Zeynep HakimogluCEOSell17,000$9.68$164,560.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2014Larry HendricksDirectorSell1,000$10.20$10,200.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2014Brad BaldwinDirectorSell8,537$11.25$96,041.25View SEC Filing  
3/12/2014Brad BaldwinDirectorSell3,300$11.53$38,049.00View SEC Filing  
9/13/2013Michael J BraithwaiteInsiderSell33,914$8.10$274,703.40View SEC Filing  
5/23/2013Larry HendricksDirectorSell2,000$9.30$18,600.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2013Brad BaldwinDirectorSell1,000$9.14$9,140.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2013Larry HendricksDirectorSell2,500$6.60$16,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2013Edward D BagleyMajor ShareholderBuy9,400$6.40$60,160.00View SEC Filing  
3/5/2013Edward D BagleyMajor ShareholderBuy9,200$6.40$58,880.00View SEC Filing  
12/13/2012Brad BaldwinDirectorBuy27,000$2.80$75,600.00View SEC Filing  
12/10/2012Edward D BagleyMajor ShareholderBuy5,500$3.80$20,900.00View SEC Filing  
12/10/2012Scott HuntsmanDirectorBuy12,000$2.80$33,600.00View SEC Filing  
9/14/2012Edward D BagleyMajor ShareholderBuy5,700$3.95$22,515.00View SEC Filing  
9/10/2012Scott HuntsmanDirectorBuy15,000$2.80$42,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/17/2012Zeynep HakimogluCEOBuy4,000$3.94$15,760.00View SEC Filing  
8/16/2012Edward D BagleyMajor ShareholderBuy16,800$3.75$63,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2012Edward D BagleyMajor ShareholderBuy11,200$3.80$42,560.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for ClearOne (NASDAQ:CLRO)
Latest Headlines for ClearOne (NASDAQ:CLRO)
DateHeadline logoClearOne, Inc. : CLRO-US: Dividend Analysis : August 22nd, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 19, 2017 - September 19 at 5:17 PM logoInsider Buying: ClearOne, Inc. (CLRO) Major Shareholder Purchases 12,001 Shares of Stock - September 18 at 10:26 PM logoClearOne, Inc. (CLRO) Major Shareholder Edward D. Bagley Acquires 22,195 Shares - September 12 at 7:54 PM logoETFs with exposure to ClearOne, Inc. : September 12, 2017 - September 11 at 10:59 PM logoIs It The Right Time To Buy ClearOne Inc (CLRO)? - September 11 at 5:57 PM logoFrost & Sullivan Recognizes ClearOne® for Converged Audio and Video Conferencing Innovation and Strategy Leadership - September 6 at 5:16 PM logoClearOne, Inc. (CLRO) Major Shareholder Edward D. Bagley Acquires 20,664 Shares - September 5 at 8:08 PM logoClearOne, Inc. :CLRO-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : September 4, 2017 - September 4 at 5:12 PM logoValuEngine Upgrades ClearOne, Inc. (CLRO) to "Hold" - September 3 at 6:32 PM logoClearOne, Inc. (CLRO) Major Shareholder Edward D. Bagley Buys 20,000 Shares - August 31 at 10:39 AM logoInsider Buying: ClearOne, Inc. (CLRO) Major Shareholder Purchases 30,000 Shares of Stock - August 29 at 10:35 AM logoInsider Buying: ClearOne, Inc. (CLRO) Major Shareholder Purchases 15,000 Shares of Stock - August 24 at 10:34 PM logoClearOne, Inc. (CLRO) Major Shareholder Purchases $149,970.60 in Stock - August 22 at 10:20 PM logoClearOne, Inc. (CLRO) Major Shareholder Edward D. Bagley Buys 10,000 Shares - August 21 at 1:28 PM logoClearOne CONVERGE® Pro 2 DSP Mixers Now Rated "Avaya Compliant" - August 17 at 6:36 PM logoClearOne's (CLRO) Buy Rating Reiterated at B. Riley - August 15 at 2:12 PM logoClearOne, Inc. (CLRO) Director Edward D. Bagley Acquires 21,037 Shares - August 15 at 1:26 PM logoEdward D. Bagley Purchases 10,000 Shares of ClearOne, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLRO) Stock - August 11 at 10:45 AM logoClearOne, Inc. (CLRO) Issues Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.07 EPS - August 10 at 8:02 PM logoClearOne, Inc. (CLRO) Earns "Buy" Rating from B. Riley - August 10 at 12:46 PM logoEdited Transcript of CLRO earnings conference call or presentation 9-Aug-17 3:30pm GMT - August 10 at 3:34 AM logoClearOne Reports Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results - August 9 at 5:29 PM logoClearOne reports 2Q loss - August 9 at 5:29 PM logoClearOne Incoprorated (CLRO) Plans $0.07 Quarterly Dividend - August 8 at 5:24 PM logoClearOne® CONVERGE® Pro 2 DSP Mixers Now Cisco Compliant - August 8 at 4:59 PM logoClearOne to Report 2017 Second-Quarter Financial Results, and Host Conference Call on Wednesday, Aug 9, 2017 - August 7 at 5:43 PM logoClearOne Announces Record Date for 2017 Third-Quarter Dividend - August 7 at 5:43 PM logoClearOne, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLRO) Upgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - July 11 at 9:04 PM logoClearOne Awarded InfoComm Best of Show For Its VIEW® Pro 4K Multimedia Networked AV Streaming Solution - June 20 at 4:59 PM logoClearOne Adds Two New Powerful DSP Mixers to its CONVERGE® Pro 2 Lineup - June 13 at 12:39 PM logoClearOne Introduces Two New Expander Solutions for CONVERGE® Pro 2 DSP Mixers - June 13 at 12:39 PM logoClearOne Introduces CONVERGE® Amplifiers Which Complement Any Industry DSP Mixer - June 12 at 5:21 PM logoClearOne's VIEW® Pro Multimedia Network AV Streaming Line Goes 4K - June 12 at 5:21 PM logoETFs with exposure to ClearOne, Inc. : June 9, 2017 - June 9 at 4:59 PM logoClearOne Releases COLLABORATE® Versa™ 150 and delivers ease-of-connectivity and quality for BYOD Collaboration in Huddle Spaces and Meeting Rooms - June 8 at 5:21 PM logoClearOne Introduces UNITE® 150 Professional PTZ USB Camera - June 8 at 5:21 PM logoClearOne, Inc. :CLRO-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 29, 2017 - May 29 at 12:03 PM logoClearOne to Present at the 18th Annual B. Riley & Co. Investor Conference - May 22 at 12:34 PM logoClearOne, Inc. : CLRO-US: Dividend Analysis : May 17th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 19, 2017 - May 19 at 4:15 PM logoClearOne Incoprorated (CLRO) Downgraded to Sell at Zacks Investment Research - May 16 at 8:18 PM logoClearOne Incoprorated (CLRO) Rating Reiterated by B. Riley - May 16 at 6:58 PM logoClearOne Incoprorated Forecasted to Earn Q2 2017 Earnings of $0.05 Per Share (CLRO) - May 15 at 7:58 AM logoClearOne Incoprorated (CLRO) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results - May 10 at 4:56 PM logoEdited Transcript of CLRO earnings conference call or presentation 9-May-17 3:30pm GMT - May 10 at 8:18 AM logoClearOne Reports First Quarter 2017 Financial Results - May 9 at 4:21 PM logoClearOne reports 1Q loss - May 9 at 4:21 PM logoInvestor Network: ClearOne, Inc. to Host Earnings Call - May 9 at 4:21 PM logoClearOne Incoprorated (CLRO) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.07 - May 5 at 6:11 PM logoClearOne Announces Record Date for 2017 Second-Quarter Dividend - May 4 at 9:29 PM logoClearOne to Report 2017 First-Quarter Financial Results, and Host Conference Call on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - May 4 at 4:28 PM



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