NASDAQ:COMM - Commscope Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $18.98 +0.05 (+0.26 %) (As of 01/16/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$18.93Today's Range$18.83 - $19.1652-Week Range$15.09 - $41.60Volume1.48 million shsAverage Volume2.15 million shsMarket Capitalization$3.61 billionP/E Ratio9.40Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.09 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email CommScope Holding Company, Inc. provides infrastructure solutions for communications networks worldwide. The company's CommScope Connectivity Solutions segment offers optical fiber and twisted pair structured cable solutions, intelligent infrastructure software, and network rack and cabinet enclosures under the SYSTIMAX, NETCONNECT, and Uniprise brands; and fiber management systems, patch cords and panels, pre-terminated fiber connectivity, complete cabling systems, and cable assemblies for use in offices and data centers. This segment also provides fiber optic connectivity solutions, including hardened connector systems, fiber distribution hubs and management systems, couplers and splitters, plug and play multiport service terminals, hardened optical terminating enclosures, high density cable assemblies, splices, and splice closures that supports video, voice, and high-speed data services provided by telecommunications operators and multi-system operators. Its CommScope Mobility Solutions segment offers macro cell site solutions for wireless tower sites and on rooftops, such as base station antennas, microwave antennas, hybrid fiber-feeder and power cables, coaxial cables, connectors, and filters; metro cell solutions for street poles and other urban structures comprising radio frequency delivery and connectivity solutions, equipment housing, and concealment; and small cell and distributed antenna system (DAS) solutions consisting of DAS and distributed cell solutions that allow wireless operators to enhance efficiency, and cellular coverage and capacity in network conditions. This segment provides its solutions under the Andrew brand. CommScope Holding Company, Inc. sells its products through a network of distributors, system integrators, and resellers. The company was formerly known as Cedar I Holding Company, Inc. CommScope Holding Company, Inc. was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Hickory, North Carolina. 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Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Radio & t.v. communications equipment Sub-IndustryN/A SectorComputer and Technology Current SymbolNASDAQ:COMM Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A Webwww.commscope.com Phone82-8-3242-200xDebt Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.27 Current Ratio2.44 Quick Ratio1.80Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio9.40 Forward P/E Ratio9.68 P/E Growth2.9 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$4.56 billion Price / Sales0.80 Cash Flow$4.1171 per share Price / Cash Flow4.61 Book Value$8.64 per share Price / Book2.20Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.02 Net Income$193.76 million Net Margins4.69% Return on Equity23.68% Return on Assets5.78%Miscellaneous Employees20,000 Outstanding Shares192,220,000Market Cap$3.61 billion OptionableOptionable Commscope (NASDAQ:COMM) Frequently Asked Questions What is Commscope's stock symbol? Commscope trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "COMM." How will Commscope's stock buyback program work? Commscope declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback plan on Thursday, August 3rd 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $100,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued. How were Commscope's earnings last quarter? Commscope Holding Company Inc (NASDAQ:COMM) issued its earnings results on Thursday, November, 8th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.59 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.66 by $0.07. The communications equipment provider had revenue of $1.15 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.22 billion. Commscope had a net margin of 4.69% and a return on equity of 23.68%. The business's revenue was up 1.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.55 earnings per share. View Commscope's Earnings History. When is Commscope's next earnings date? Commscope is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 21st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Commscope. What guidance has Commscope issued on next quarter's earnings? Commscope issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 8th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.34-0.39 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.59. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.015-1.065 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.17 billion.Commscope also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $2.09-2.14 EPS. What price target have analysts set for COMM? 14 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Commscope's shares. Their forecasts range from $18.20 to $43.00. On average, they expect Commscope's stock price to reach $29.6545 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 56.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Commscope. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Commscope? 14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Commscope in the last year. There are currently 8 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Commscope. Has Commscope been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about COMM stock have been trending somewhat negative on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Commscope earned a news sentiment score of -1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the communications equipment provider a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Commscope's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Commscope include L3 Technologies (LLL), Ubiquiti Networks (UBNT), ARRIS International (ARRS), Echostar (SATS), ViaSat (VSAT), Mitel Networks (MITL), Loral Space & Communications Ltd. (LORL), Casa Systems (CASA), Comtech Telecomm. (CMTL), Sierra Wireless (SWIR), Gilat Satellite Networks (GILT), CalAmp (CAMP), Harmonic (HLIT), Maxar Technologies (MAXR) and Ceragon Networks (CRNT). Who are Commscope's key executives? Commscope's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Marvin S. Edwards Jr., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 69)Mr. Frank B. Wyatt II, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer and Sec. (Age 55)Mr. Peter U. Karlsson, Sr. VP of Global Sales (Age 54)Mr. Alexander W. Pease, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 46)Mr. Morgan C. S. Kurk, EVP & COO (Age 48) Who are Commscope's major shareholders? Commscope's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Cerebellum GP LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own Commscope stock include Alexander W Pease, Claudius E Iv Watts, Frank B Wyatt II, Frank M Drendel, Joanne M Maguire, Marvin S Edwards Jr, Marvin S Edwards, Jr, Morgan C S Kurk, Peter U Karlsson, Philip Martin Armstrong Jr, Robert W Granow, Robyn T Mingle, Stephen C Gray and Timothy T Yates. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Commscope. Which institutional investors are buying Commscope stock? COMM stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cerebellum GP LLC. Company insiders that have bought Commscope stock in the last two years include Alexander W Pease, Claudius E Iv Watts, Frank B Wyatt II, Joanne M Maguire, Morgan C S Kurk, Robert W Granow, Robyn T Mingle and Timothy T Yates. View Insider Buying and Selling for Commscope. How do I buy shares of Commscope? Shares of COMM 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 Commscope's stock price today? One share of COMM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $18.98. How big of a company is Commscope? Commscope has a market capitalization of $3.61 billion and generates $4.56 billion in revenue each year. The communications equipment provider earns $193.76 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.02 on an earnings per share basis. Commscope employs 20,000 workers across the globe. What is Commscope's official website? The official website for Commscope is http://www.commscope.com. How can I contact Commscope? Commscope's mailing address is 1100 COMMSCOPE PLACE SE, HICKORY NC, 28602. The communications equipment provider can be reached via phone at 82-8-3242-200x or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Commscope (NASDAQ COMM)Community Ranking: 2.9 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 429 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 314 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 743MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Commscope and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe COMM will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe COMM will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. 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