NASDAQ:CMTL - Comtech Telecomm. Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$35.68 +0.93 (+2.68 %)
(As of 08/19/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$35.68
Today's Range$34.62 - $35.72
52-Week Range$17.11 - $35.72
Volume129,592 shs
Average Volume166,020 shs
Market Capitalization$816.36 million
P/E Ratio104.94
Dividend Yield1.16%
Comtech Telecomm. logoComtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, produces, and markets products, systems, and services for communications solutions. The company's Commercial Solutions segment provides ground-based equipment, such as single channel per carrier modems and solid state amplifiers that facilitate the transmission of voice, video, and data, as well as offers traveling wave tube amplifiers comprising high power narrow-band amplifiers that are used to amplify signals from satellite earth stations; and safety and security technology solutions that enable 911 c. This segment also offers enterprise application technologies, including location-based technology, such as Trusted Location, a software-based scoring system that allows providers to determine mobile location and identify fraudulent behavior and other security risks; Look4, an application that enables customers to build their own applications; Indoor Location, a solution that enables the determination of a cell phone user's geospatial position; text messaging platforms that are used by wireless carriers to provide short-messaging services and to communicate with 911 public safety answering points; and VirtuMedix, a digital health platform that enables virtual healthcare. The company's Government Solutions segment provides command and control technologies, including tactical communications, managed networks, logistics, and end-to-end integration; cyber security training and computer network operations; and satellite-based mobile communications and tracking systems. This segment also offers over-the-horizon microwave systems, such as equipment and systems that transmit digitized voice, video, and data; and solid state high power broadband amplifiers designed for radar, electronic warfare, jamming, medical, and aviation applications. The company serves commercial and government customers worldwide. Comtech Telecommunications Corp. was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Melville, New York.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Radio & t.v. communications equipment
Sub-IndustryCommunications Equipment
SectorComputer and Technology


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.33
Current Ratio1.72
Quick Ratio1.22


Trailing P/E Ratio104.94
Forward P/E Ratio60.47
P/E Growth9.13

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$550.37 million
Price / Sales1.53
Cash Flow$2.0672 per share
Price / Cash17.26
Book Value$20.37 per share
Price / Book1.75


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.34
Net Income$15.82 million
Net Margins5.38%
Return on Equity3.21%
Return on Assets1.89%


Outstanding Shares23,640,000
Market Cap$816.36 million

Comtech Telecomm. (NASDAQ:CMTL) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Comtech Telecomm.'s stock symbol?

Comtech Telecomm. trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CMTL."

How often does Comtech Telecomm. pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Comtech Telecomm.?

Comtech Telecomm. declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, June 6th. Investors of record on Monday, July 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share on Friday, August 17th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.12%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, July 13th. View Comtech Telecomm.'s Dividend History.

How were Comtech Telecomm.'s earnings last quarter?

Comtech Telecomm. Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, June, 6th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.22. The communications equipment provider had revenue of $147.85 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $145.37 million. Comtech Telecomm. had a return on equity of 3.21% and a net margin of 5.38%. Comtech Telecomm.'s quarterly revenue was up 15.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.19 EPS. View Comtech Telecomm.'s Earnings History.

When is Comtech Telecomm.'s next earnings date?

Comtech Telecomm. is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, September, 26th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Comtech Telecomm..

What guidance has Comtech Telecomm. issued on next quarter's earnings?

Comtech Telecomm. issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, June, 6th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.17-1.23 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.14. The company issued revenue guidance of $570-585 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $577.16 million.Comtech Telecomm. also updated its Q4 guidance to $0.24-0.30 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for CMTL?

6 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Comtech Telecomm.'s shares. Their forecasts range from $26.00 to $37.00. On average, they anticipate Comtech Telecomm.'s share price to reach $33.20 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.0%. View Analyst Price Targets for Comtech Telecomm..

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Comtech Telecomm.?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Comtech Telecomm. in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Comtech Telecomm..

Who are some of Comtech Telecomm.'s key competitors?

Who are Comtech Telecomm.'s key executives?

Comtech Telecomm.'s management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Fred Kornberg, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 82)
  • Mr. Michael D. Porcelain, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 49)
  • Mr. Richard L. Burt, Sr. VP (Age 77)
  • Mr. Michael Galletti, Sr. Advisor of Bus. Devel. - Gov. Solutions Segment
  • Mr. Brian Duggan, VP of International Marketing (Age 76)

Has Comtech Telecomm. been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about CMTL stock have trended positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Comtech Telecomm. earned a news and rumor sentiment score of 0.36 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the communications equipment provider an impact score of 47.68 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for Comtech Telecomm..

Who are Comtech Telecomm.'s major shareholders?

Comtech Telecomm.'s stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.55%), Huber Capital Management LLC (8.91%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.40%), Royce & Associates LP (4.52%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.74%) and Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. (1.46%). Company insiders that own Comtech Telecomm. stock include Edwin Kantor, Fred Kornberg, Michael Porcelain and Richard L Burt. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Comtech Telecomm..

Which institutional investors are selling Comtech Telecomm. stock?

CMTL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Huber Capital Management LLC, Royce & Associates LP, Bank of America Corp DE, California Public Employees Retirement System, Convergence Investment Partners LLC, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., State of Wisconsin Investment Board and Renaissance Technologies LLC. Company insiders that have sold Comtech Telecomm. company stock in the last year include Edwin Kantor, Fred Kornberg, Michael Porcelain and Richard L Burt. View Insider Buying and Selling for Comtech Telecomm..

Which institutional investors are buying Comtech Telecomm. stock?

CMTL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Algert Global LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Pinebridge Investments L.P., Zacks Investment Management, Sei Investments Co., Bank of Montreal Can and American Century Companies Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Comtech Telecomm..

How do I buy shares of Comtech Telecomm.?

Shares of CMTL 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 Comtech Telecomm.'s stock price today?

One share of CMTL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $35.68.

How big of a company is Comtech Telecomm.?

Comtech Telecomm. has a market capitalization of $816.36 million and generates $550.37 million in revenue each year. The communications equipment provider earns $15.82 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.34 on an earnings per share basis. Comtech Telecomm. employs 1,813 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Comtech Telecomm.?

Comtech Telecomm.'s mailing address is 68 South Service Road Suite 230, Melville NY, 11747. The communications equipment provider can be reached via phone at 631-962-7000.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Comtech Telecomm. (NASDAQ CMTL)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  187 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  238 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  425
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Comtech Telecomm. and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CMTL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CMTL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/19/2018 by Staff

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