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Comtech Telecommunications Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.54 (-2.26 %)
(As of 01/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $23.35
50-Day Range
MA: $20.89
52-Week Range
Now: $23.35
Volume184,170 shs
Average Volume232,223 shs
Market Capitalization$584.01 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.67%
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, produces, and markets products, systems, and services for communications solutions in the United States and internationally. It operates in two segments, Commercial Solutions and Government Solutions. The Commercial Solutions segment offers satellite ground station technologies, including modems, amplifiers, frequency converters, and network software to modulate, demodulate, and amplify signals, as well as to carry voice, video, and/or data over networks; and public safety and location technologies covering 911 call routing solutions that allow cellular carriers and over the Internet carriers to deliver emergency calls to public safety emergency call centers. The Government Solutions segment provides mission-critical technologies comprising tactical satellite-based networks, such as satellite modems, ruggedized routers, and solid-state drives; very small aperture terminals; and sustainment services for the secret Internet Protocol router and non-classified Internet Protocol router access point. This segment also offers high-performance transmission technologies that are used in communication systems comprising electronic warfare, radar, and identification friend or foe (IFF); troposcatter technologies for satellite communication; and high-power amplifiers and related switching technologies that are used in electronic warfare, communications, radar, IFF, and medical applications, such as oncology cancer treatment systems. The company serves satellite systems integrators, wireless and other communication service providers, satellite broadcasters, prime contractors and system suppliers, medical equipment companies, aviation industry system integrators, oil companies, and domestic and international defense and government customers, as well as end-customers. Comtech Telecommunications Corp. was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Melville, New York.
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Overall MarketRank

2.12 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

44th out of 1,510 stocks

Radio & T.V. Communications Equipment Industry

3rd out of 52 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Radio & t.v. communications equipment
Sub-IndustryCommunications Equipment
Current SymbolNASDAQ:CMTL
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$616.72 million
Cash Flow$2.63 per share
Book Value$22.22 per share


Net Income$7.02 million


Market Cap$584.01 million
Next Earnings Date3/3/2021 (Estimated)
-0.54 (-2.26 %)
(As of 01/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Comtech Telecommunications (NASDAQ:CMTL) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Comtech Telecommunications' stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Comtech Telecommunications' stock was trading at $20.41 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CMTL shares have increased by 14.4% and is now trading at $23.35.
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Is Comtech Telecommunications a buy right now?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Comtech Telecommunications in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Comtech Telecommunications stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Comtech Telecommunications?

Wall Street analysts have given Comtech Telecommunications a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Comtech Telecommunications wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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What is Fred V. Kornberg's approval rating as Comtech Telecommunications' CEO?

24 employees have rated Comtech Telecommunications CEO Fred V. Kornberg on Glassdoor.com. Fred V. Kornberg has an approval rating of 47% among Comtech Telecommunications' employees. This puts Fred V. Kornberg in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

When is Comtech Telecommunications' next earnings date?

Comtech Telecommunications is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, March 3rd 2021.
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How were Comtech Telecommunications' earnings last quarter?

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, December, 8th. The communications equipment provider reported ($3.35) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.09) by $3.26. The communications equipment provider had revenue of $135.22 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $124.65 million. Comtech Telecommunications had a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 3.43% and a negative net margin of 14.65%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 20.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.32 earnings per share.
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How often does Comtech Telecommunications pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Comtech Telecommunications?

Comtech Telecommunications declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, December 9th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, January 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share on Friday, February 19th. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.71%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, January 19th.
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Is Comtech Telecommunications a good dividend stock?

Comtech Telecommunications pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.67%. Comtech Telecommunications does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Comtech Telecommunications is 51.95%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Comtech Telecommunications will have a dividend payout ratio of 32.79% next year. This indicates that Comtech Telecommunications will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Comtech Telecommunications issued on next quarter's earnings?

Comtech Telecommunications issued an update on its FY 2021 After-Hours earnings guidance on Wednesday, December, 9th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $610-630 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $618.34 million.

What price target have analysts set for CMTL?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Comtech Telecommunications' shares. Their forecasts range from $17.00 to $43.00. On average, they expect Comtech Telecommunications' share price to reach $27.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 18.8% from the stock's current price.
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Who are some of Comtech Telecommunications' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Comtech Telecommunications own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Comtech Telecommunications investors own include Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), NVIDIA (NVDA), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Gilat Satellite Networks (GILT), Intel (INTC), Marvell Technology Group (MRVL), Verizon Communications (VZ), The Walt Disney (DIS), Square (SQ) and Gilead Sciences (GILD).

Who are Comtech Telecommunications' key executives?

Comtech Telecommunications' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Fred Kornberg, Chairman & CEO (Age 85, Pay $1.9M)
  • Mr. Michael D. Porcelain, Pres & COO (Age 52, Pay $1.12M)
  • Mr. Michael A. Bondi, Chief Financial Officer (Age 48, Pay $591.8k)
  • Ms. Nancy M. Stallone, VP of Fin. & Corp. Sec. (Age 61, Pay $414.55k)
  • Ms. Yelena Simonyuk, Managing Counsel
  • Mr. Brian Duggan, VP of International Marketing (Age 79)
  • Colonel Michael Atcheson, Pres of Mission-Critical Technologies
  • Mr. Kent Hellebust, Pres of Safety and Security Technologies (Age 62)
  • Ms. Lajuana Johnson, Sr. VP of Product & Strategy
  • Mr. Michael Scott, Pres of Space & Component Technology

What is Comtech Telecommunications' stock symbol?

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

Who are Comtech Telecommunications' major shareholders?

Comtech Telecommunications' stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Paradigm Capital Management Inc. NY (3.28%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.26%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.08%), Strs Ohio (0.07%) and Cullen Capital Management LLC (0.07%). Company insiders that own Comtech Telecommunications stock include John Branscum and Richard L Burt.
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Which major investors are selling Comtech Telecommunications stock?

CMTL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Strs Ohio, New York State Teachers Retirement System, and State of Alaska Department of Revenue.
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Which major investors are buying Comtech Telecommunications stock?

CMTL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Paradigm Capital Management Inc. NY, and Cullen Capital Management LLC.
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How do I buy shares of Comtech Telecommunications?

Shares of CMTL can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Comtech Telecommunications' stock price today?

One share of CMTL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $23.35.

How big of a company is Comtech Telecommunications?

Comtech Telecommunications has a market capitalization of $584.01 million and generates $616.72 million in revenue each year. The communications equipment provider earns $7.02 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.77 on an earnings per share basis. Comtech Telecommunications employs 2,034 workers across the globe.

What is Comtech Telecommunications' official website?

The official website for Comtech Telecommunications is www.comtechtel.com.

How can I contact Comtech Telecommunications?

Comtech Telecommunications' 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.

This page was last updated on 1/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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