Control4 Corporation Company Profile (NASDAQ:CTRL)

About Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ:CTRL)

Control4 Corporation logoControl4 Corporation (Control4) is a provider of smart home and business solutions. The Company's smart home and small business solutions provide consumers with the ability to integrate audio, video, lighting, temperature, security, communications, network management and other functionalities into a unified automation solution, customized to match their lifestyles and business needs. Its Control4 solution integrates various third-party devices and systems into a unified solution for mainstream consumers. Through its unified software platform, consumers can interact with their entire automated home without learning multiple interfaces or various remote controls. Its Control4 product line is the Control4 Home Operating System (C4 OS), and the associated application software and software development kits (SDKs). Its products with embedded software and services include controllers, interface devices, lighting products, comfort products, security products and communication products.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Household Electronics
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:CTRL
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $706.63 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 24,855,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $28.36
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $22.04
  • 52 Week Range: $9.97 - $30.83
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 69.34
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 24.09
  • P/E Growth: 1.31
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $224.2 million
  • Price / Sales: 3.15
  • Book Value: $6.09 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.67
  • EBITDA: $18.97 million
  • Net Margins: 4.70%
  • Return on Equity: 10.77%
  • Return on Assets: 8.86%
  • Current Ratio: 4.10%
  • Quick Ratio: 3.07%
  • Average Volume: 590,637 shs.
  • Beta: -0.57
  • Short Ratio: 1.49

Frequently Asked Questions for Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ:CTRL)

What is Control4 Corporation's stock symbol?

Control4 Corporation trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CTRL."

How were Control4 Corporation's earnings last quarter?

Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ:CTRL) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 3rd. The company reported $0.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.09. The firm had revenue of $61.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $60.70 million. Control4 Corporation had a net margin of 4.70% and a return on equity of 10.77%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 15.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.23 earnings per share. View Control4 Corporation's Earnings History.

When will Control4 Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

Control4 Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 2nd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Control4 Corporation.

What guidance has Control4 Corporation issued on next quarter's earnings?

Control4 Corporation updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.99-1.06 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.96. The company issued revenue guidance of $240-244.5 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $241.33 million.Control4 Corporation also updated its Q3 guidance to $0.24-0.27 EPS.

Where is Control4 Corporation's stock going? Where will Control4 Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

7 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Control4 Corporation's shares. Their predictions range from $17.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect Control4 Corporation's share price to reach $21.43 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Control4 Corporation.

Are investors shorting Control4 Corporation?

Control4 Corporation saw a increase in short interest in the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,413,585 shares, an increase of 34.8% from the August 31st total of 1,048,779 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 614,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.3 days. Approximately 6.2% of the shares of the stock are short sold.

Who are some of Control4 Corporation's key competitors?

Who are Control4 Corporation's key executives?

Control4 Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Martin H. Plaehn, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Mark Novakovich, Chief Financial Officer
  • Bryce M. Judd, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales
  • Susan Cashen, Senior Vice President - Marketing
  • Eric Anderson, Senior Vice President - Products
  • Jefferson Dungan, Senior Vice President - Supply Chain Operations and Senior Vice President - Business Development
  • Greg Bishop J.D., Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel, Secretary
  • David C. Habiger, Lead Independent Director
  • James T. Caudill, Director
  • Mark E. Jensen, Director

How do I buy Control4 Corporation stock?

Shares of Control4 Corporation 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 Control4 Corporation's stock price today?

One share of Control4 Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $28.43.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ CTRL)
Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  167 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  146 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  313
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Control4 Corporation 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 Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ:CTRL) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.71)
Consensus Price Target: $21.43 (24.63% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ:CTRL)
Price Target History for Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ:CTRL)
Analysts' Ratings History for Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ:CTRL)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/11/2017Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy -> Buy$25.00 -> $27.00MediumView Rating Details
9/8/2017Cowen and CompanyUpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$22.00 -> $30.00LowView Rating Details
5/15/2017Imperial CapitalBoost Price TargetIn-Line$16.00 -> $19.00N/AView Rating Details
5/11/2017Maxim GroupInitiated CoverageHold -> Hold$19.00MediumView Rating Details
4/17/2017Singular ResearchInitiated CoverageBuy$21.00HighView Rating Details
2/10/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.UpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$17.00N/AView Rating Details
2/10/2017S&P Equity ResearchUpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$17.00N/AView Rating Details
10/30/2015Canaccord GenuityLower Price TargetHold$10.00 -> $8.00N/AView Rating Details
10/30/2015Bank of America CorporationDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$7.50N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/20/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ:CTRL)
Earnings by Quarter for Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ:CTRL)
Earnings History by Quarter for Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ CTRL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/2/2017$0.26N/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2017Q2 2017$0.23$0.32$60.70 million$61.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/4/2017Q1 2017($0.08)($0.01)$47.29 million$50.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/9/2017Q416$0.24$0.31$54.55 million$57.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2016Q316$0.21$0.26$53.60 million$55.19 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2016Q216$0.18$0.23$50.44 million$53.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q116($0.01)$0.04$39.30 million$43.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2016Q415$0.07$0.07$42.67 million$42.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q315$0.12$0.14$45.43 million$43.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q215$0.14$0.16$42.36 million$44.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q115($0.02)($0.05)$34.89 million$32.08 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/5/2015Q414$0.19$0.21$41.93 million$41.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q214$0.06$0.08$37.47 million$36.66 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q114($0.04)$0.03$31.25 million$31.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/11/2014Q413$0.13$0.14$35.87 million$35.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2013Q313$0.08$0.12$34.01 million$33.64 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/29/2013Q2 2013$0.12$0.08$32.20 million$32.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ:CTRL)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.44
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171($0.07)($0.07)($0.07)
Q2 20171$0.13$0.13$0.13
Q3 20172$0.15$0.15$0.15
Q4 20171$0.23$0.23$0.23
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ:CTRL)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ:CTRL)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 6.10%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 74.23%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ:CTRL)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ:CTRL)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ:CTRL)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/17/2017Greg BishopInsiderSell2,254$22.83$51,458.82View SEC Filing  
8/17/2017Mark NovakovichCFOSell2,168$22.87$49,582.16View SEC Filing  
8/17/2017Susan CashenSVPSell1,768$22.87$40,434.16View SEC Filing  
8/8/2017Robert BornDirectorSell2,356$22.55$53,127.80View SEC Filing  
6/5/2017Jefferson DunganSVPSell28,044$19.98$560,319.12View SEC Filing  
5/19/2017Greg BishopInsiderSell2,254$18.15$40,910.10View SEC Filing  
5/19/2017Mark NovakovichCFOSell568$18.15$10,309.20View SEC Filing  
5/19/2017Susan CashenSVPSell1,768$18.15$32,089.20View SEC Filing  
5/16/2017Phil MolyneuxDirectorSell1,178$18.07$21,286.46View SEC Filing  
5/12/2017Eric AndersonSVPSell25,454$17.44$443,917.76View SEC Filing  
5/11/2017Eric AndersonSVPSell147,622$17.78$2,624,719.16View SEC Filing  
5/10/2017Greg BishopInsiderSell21,143$17.81$376,556.83View SEC Filing  
5/9/2017Bryce JuddSVPSell2,551$17.29$44,106.79View SEC Filing  
3/29/2017Greg BishopInsiderSell12,500$16.00$200,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/16/2017Jefferson DunganSVPSell66,371$15.19$1,008,175.49View SEC Filing  
2/16/2017Phil MolyneuxDirectorSell1,178$15.18$17,882.04View SEC Filing  
2/14/2017Greg BishopInsiderSell4,167$14.34$59,754.78View SEC Filing  
2/14/2017Jefferson DunganSVPSell41,734$14.81$618,080.54View SEC Filing  
2/14/2017Mark NovakovichCFOSell5,124$14.40$73,785.60View SEC Filing  
9/16/2016Jefferson DunganSVPSell20,032$10.82$216,746.24View SEC Filing  
8/16/2016Phil MolyneuxDirectorSell1,178$11.03$12,993.34View SEC Filing  
11/25/2014Dan StrongCFOSell6,808$16.00$108,928.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2014Christopher B PaisleyDirectorSell1,000$15.00$15,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/3/2014James B ArnoldSVPSell27,326$15.21$415,628.46View SEC Filing  
8/20/2014Christopher B PaisleyDirectorSell1,000$15.00$15,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2014James B ArnoldSVPSell13,000$15.22$197,860.00View SEC Filing  
7/2/2014James B ArnoldSVPSell13,500$19.80$267,300.00View SEC Filing  
5/21/2014Christopher PaisleyDirectorSell1,000$16.77$16,770.00View SEC Filing  
2/27/2014D L.P. Vspring IIImajor shareholderSell100,000$22.26$2,226,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/7/2013Cisco Systems, Inc.Major ShareholderSell291,667$16.00$4,666,672.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ:CTRL)
Latest Headlines for Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ:CTRL)
DateHeadline logoControl4 Corporation (CTRL) PT Raised to $28 at Imperial Capital - - October 17 at 11:28 PM logoWhy Control4 Stock Gained 19% in September - Nasdaq - October 16 at 6:20 PM logoWhy Control4 Stock Gained 19% in September - October 14 at 5:26 PM logoWhy Control4 Stock Gained 19% in September - October 14 at 5:26 PM logoControl4 Announces Conference Call for Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Financial Results - October 12 at 6:26 PM logoETFs with exposure to Control4 Corp. : October 10, 2017 - October 10 at 3:21 PM logoZacks Investment Research Lowers Control4 Corporation (CTRL) to Hold - October 10 at 12:02 AM logoDoes Control4 Corporation’s (CTRL) PE Ratio Signal A Selling Opportunity? - October 6 at 3:26 PM logoControl4 Corporation (CTRL) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts - October 4 at 3:16 PM logoETFs with exposure to Control4 Corp. : September 26, 2017 - October 3 at 6:44 AM logoShort Interest in Control4 Corporation (CTRL) Expands By 34.8% - September 30 at 3:26 AM logo$63.59 Million in Sales Expected for Control4 Corporation (CTRL) This Quarter - September 22 at 10:42 AM logoHow Google Nest's New Smart Home Suite Affects Other Security Stocks - September 21 at 5:38 PM logoTrimble Hits 52-Week High on Buyouts, Expanding Portfolio - September 20 at 6:25 PM logoControl4 Rolls Out Online Training for IP Network Installers with New Pakedge Certified Network Administrator (PCNA) Program - September 19 at 5:36 PM logoWhy You Shouldn't Bet Against Control4 Corporation (CTRL) Stock - Nasdaq - September 13 at 11:56 PM logoWhy You Shouldn't Bet Against Control4 Corporation (CTRL) Stock - September 13 at 6:53 PM logoWhy You Shouldn't Bet Against Control4 Corporation (CTRL) Stock - September 13 at 6:53 PM logoControl4 Corporation (CTRL) PT Raised to $27 at Needham & Company Following Tradeshow - - September 11 at 6:17 PM logoIBD 50 Stock Control4 Surges On Brokerage's Price-Target Hike - September 11 at 6:17 PM logoNeedham & Company LLC Increases Control4 Corporation (CTRL) Price Target to $27.00 - September 11 at 8:22 AM logoControl4 Corporation (CTRL) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages - September 9 at 11:30 AM logoControl4 Stock Upgraded To Buy On Trade-Show Buzz - September 8 at 6:00 PM logoControl4 Corporation (CTRL) Upgraded at Cowen and Company - September 8 at 10:46 AM logoControl4 Releases Expanded 4Sight Services and New OS 2.10 ... - Business Wire (press release) - September 7 at 10:44 PM logoWhy Control4 (CTRL) Isn't Done Growing Earnings Yet - Nasdaq - September 7 at 10:44 PM logoControl4 When >> Then Automation UI Example: Sunset. (Graphic: Business Wire) - September 7 at 5:41 PM logoWhy Control4 (CTRL) Isn't Done Growing Earnings Yet - September 7 at 5:41 PM logoWhy Control4 (CTRL) Isn't Done Growing Earnings Yet - September 7 at 5:41 PM logoControl4 Releases Expanded 4Sight Services and New OS 2.10 - September 7 at 5:41 PM logoControl4 Announces Pakedge Wireless Router with BakPak Lite at CEDIA 2017 - September 7 at 5:41 PM logoETFs with exposure to Control4 Corp. : September 7, 2017 - September 7 at 5:41 PM logoControl4 Launches Triad Multi-Room Audio Line and Expanded Music Service Integrations with iHeartRadio and Spotify - Business Wire (press release) - September 6 at 10:38 PM logoControl4 Launches Triad Multi-Room Audio Line and Expanded Music Service Integrations with iHeartRadio and Spotify - September 6 at 10:38 PM logoControl4 Corp. :CTRL-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : September 4, 2017 - September 4 at 5:28 PM logo Analysts Expect Control4 Corporation (CTRL) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $63.59 Million - September 3 at 3:20 AM logoKoninklijke Philips (PHG) Digitizes 2 Austria Pathology Labs - Nasdaq - Nasdaq - August 30 at 11:42 PM logoStock Performance Review on Electronics Industry -- TE Connectivity, Digital ... - August 26 at 5:06 PM logoHead-To-Head Comparison: Skullcandy (SKUL) & Control4 Corporation (CTRL) - August 26 at 8:29 AM logoControl4 Announces Participation in the Midwest IDEAS Investor Conference - August 24 at 5:47 PM logoControl4: Applying Federal Tax Would Yield 30% Downside To Sell-Side EPS Estimates And Targets - August 22 at 6:12 PM logoControl4 (CTRL) Shows Strength: Stock Moves 9.2% Higher - August 21 at 5:21 PM logoGreg Bishop Sells 2,254 Shares of Control4 Corporation (CTRL) Stock - August 21 at 4:32 PM logoControl4 Corporation (CTRL) CFO Mark Novakovich Sells 2,168 Shares - August 21 at 4:32 PM logoControl4 Corporation (CTRL) SVP Susan Cashen Sells 1,768 Shares - August 21 at 4:32 PM logoControl4 Corporation (CTRL) to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.15 Per Share, Dougherty & Co Forecasts - August 21 at 3:38 AM logoTechnology Sector Update for 08/18/2017: CTRL,IPDN,INFY,AMRI,CG - Nasdaq - August 18 at 10:39 PM logoCritical Review: Control4 Corporation (CTRL) versus Skullcandy (SKUL) - August 18 at 6:14 PM logoBloomberg Markets: Dave Wilson’s Stock of the Day for Aug. 18 - August 18 at 5:38 PM logoWhy Shares of Control4 Corporation Are Spiking 10% on Its Addition to S&P SmallCap 600 - August 18 at 1:41 PM



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