NASDAQ:COMM - Commscope Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$17.07 -0.52 (-2.96 %)
(As of 12/13/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$17.59
Today's Range$16.9050 - $17.63
52-Week Range$16.80 - $41.60
Volume2.90 million shs
Average Volume2.02 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.34 billion
P/E Ratio8.45
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.16
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
Phone82-8-3242-200x

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.27
Current Ratio2.44
Quick Ratio1.80

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio8.45
Forward P/E Ratio8.71
P/E Growth2.78

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.56 billion
Price / Sales0.72
Cash Flow$3.9977 per share
Price / Cash Flow4.27
Book Value$8.64 per share
Price / Book1.98

Profitability

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 Shares192,220,000
Market Cap$3.34 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 has initiated a stock repurchase program on Thursday, August 3rd 2017, which permits the company to buyback $100,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are typically a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Commscope's earnings last quarter?

Commscope Holding Company Inc (NASDAQ:COMM) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 8th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.59 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' 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 company's revenue for the quarter was up 1.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.55 EPS. 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 updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 8th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.34-0.39 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus 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 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for Commscope's stock. Their predictions range from $18.20 to $43.00. On average, they expect Commscope's stock price to reach $30.8364 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 80.6% 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?

News coverage about COMM stock has trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Commscope earned a coverage optimism score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the communications equipment provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

Are investors shorting Commscope?

Commscope saw a decrease in short interest in November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 5,244,626 shares, a decrease of 34.3% from the October 31st total of 7,982,544 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 6,171,728 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.8 days. Currently, 2.8% of the company's stock are sold short. View Commscope's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Commscope's key competitors?

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 number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.93%), Vanguard Group Inc (8.93%), Franklin Resources Inc. (8.33%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (5.54%), BlackRock Inc. (5.51%) and Capital Research Global Investors (5.11%). Company insiders that own Commscope stock include Alexander W Pease, Claudius E Iv Watts, Frank B Wyatt II, Frank M Drendel, Joanne M Maguire, Mark A Olson, Marvin S Edwards Jr, Marvin S Edwards, Jr, Morgan C S Kurk, Peter U Karlsson, Philip Martin Armstrong Jr, Randall W Crenshaw, Robert W Granow, Robyn T Mingle, Stephen C Gray and Timothy T Yates. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Commscope.

Which major investors are selling Commscope stock?

COMM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital Research Global Investors, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Teachers Advisors LLC, Lombard Odier Asset Management USA Corp, FMR LLC, Crestline Management LP, First Republic Investment Management Inc. and Seven Eight Capital LP. Company insiders that have sold Commscope company stock in the last year include Frank M Drendel, Marvin S Edwards Jr, Marvin S Edwards, Jr, Philip Martin Armstrong Jr and Stephen C Gray. View Insider Buying and Selling for Commscope.

Which major investors are buying Commscope stock?

COMM stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital International Investors, Franklin Resources Inc., Sound Shore Management Inc. CT, Prudential Financial Inc., Morgan Stanley, Lyrical Asset Management LP, Tobam and Renaissance Technologies 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 $17.07.

How big of a company is Commscope?

Commscope has a market capitalization of $3.34 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  426 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  309 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  735
MarketBeat'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. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/13/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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