NASDAQ:CTRL - Control4 Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$19.63 -0.37 (-1.85 %)
(As of 12/12/2018 03:41 AM ET)
Previous Close$20.00
Today's Range$19.35 - $20.53
52-Week Range$19.35 - $37.62
Volume338,700 shs
Average Volume446,795 shs
Market Capitalization$528.02 million
P/E Ratio26.17
Dividend YieldN/A
Control4 Corp. engages in the provision of automation and control solutions. It offers networking systems to control lighting, entertainment, security, energy and other connected devices. The firm builds secure infrastructure to provide cloud-base services which includes remote customer system access. The company was founded by W. Eric Smith, William B. West and Mark J. Morgan on March 27, 2003 and is headquartered in Salt Lake City, UT.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Electronic components & accessories
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:CTRL
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio4.22
Quick Ratio3.20


Trailing P/E Ratio26.17
Forward P/E Ratio20.88
P/E Growth1.83

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$244.73 million
Price / Sales2.14
Cash Flow$1.1314 per share
Price / Cash Flow17.35
Book Value$6.92 per share
Price / Book2.84


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.75
Net Income$15.97 million
Net Margins7.22%
Return on Equity14.94%
Return on Assets12.03%


Outstanding Shares26,710,000
Market Cap$528.02 million

Control4 (NASDAQ:CTRL) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Control4's stock symbol?

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

How will Control4's stock buyback program work?

Control4 announced that its board has authorized a stock buyback plan on Friday, February 9th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $20,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Control4's earnings last quarter?

Control4 Corp (NASDAQ:CTRL) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 1st. The electronics maker reported $0.38 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.36 by $0.02. The electronics maker had revenue of $71.59 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $71.52 million. Control4 had a net margin of 7.22% and a return on equity of 14.94%. Control4's quarterly revenue was up 10.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.35 EPS. View Control4's Earnings History.

When is Control4's next earnings date?

Control4 is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Control4.

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

Control4 issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 1st. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.41-0.45 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.43. The company issued revenue guidance of $72-74 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $75.08 million.Control4 also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $1.42-1.45 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for CTRL?

8 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Control4's shares. Their predictions range from $30.00 to $38.00. On average, they anticipate Control4's stock price to reach $33.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 68.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Control4.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Control4?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Control4 in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Control4.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Control4 stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Control4 stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Control4 Corporation is engaged in providing automation and control solutions for the connected home. The Company offers home operating system that interacts with various music, video, lighting, temperature, security, and communications. It also provides 4Sight subscription services, which allow consumers to control and monitor their homes remotely from their smartphone, tablet, or laptop. Control4 Corporation is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. " (11/13/2018)
  • 2. Imperial Capital analysts commented, "We are lowering our rating on CTRL shares to and maintaining our one- year price target of $32, about 12% below the recent share price. We continue to remain confident in management’s ability to improve margin and revenue growth and pursue strategic acquisitions. However, based on the share price as of 8/27/18, the stock is now above our price target.  Rationale Growth reflected in recent stock price. On 8/2/18, CTRL reported 2Q18 results with revenue, adjusted EPS, and adjusted gross margin all above our estimates. In our report dated 8/3/18, we raised our price target to $32 from $30 (about 22% above the then share price of $26.26). The stock has now surpassed our valuation and fully reflects the company’s growth potential over the next twelve months, we believe." (8/28/2018)
  • 3. Maxim Group analysts commented, "Jun Q Beat with GM & OM expansion, a testament to the building brand of CTRL, in our view. F2H18 guidance in line with prior implied F2H18 guidance, which is likely conservative. Intercom Anywhere signals CTRL is beginning to transcend the entertainment- focused vs. security-focused segmentation, in our view. Strong business performance and addition of former AMZN Alexa exec gives us increased confidence in our long-term DCF-based 12-month PT of $36." (8/3/2018)

Has Control4 been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about CTRL stock have trended positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Control4 earned a news impact score of 2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the electronics maker a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Control4's key competitors?

Who are Control4's key executives?

Control4's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Martin Plaehn, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
  • Mark Novakovich, Chief Financial Officer
  • Jeff Dungan, SVP-Supply Chain Operations & Business Development
  • Larry Bennett, Director-East Region Sales
  • Robert Kidd, Managing Director-Asia Pacific Region Sales

Who are Control4's major shareholders?

Control4's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.73%), Vanguard Group Inc. (6.38%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.21%), FMR LLC (4.17%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (3.51%) and Systematic Financial Management LP (3.50%). Company insiders that own Control4 stock include Bryce Judd, Eric Anderson, Greg Bishop, Jefferson Dungan, Jeremy A Jaech, Joshua D Ellis, Mark Edwin Jensen, Mark Novakovich, Martin Plaehn, Phil Molyneux, Robert Born and Susan Cashen. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Control4.

Which major investors are selling Control4 stock?

CTRL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, AQR Capital Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, BlueMountain Capital Management LLC, NJ State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. Company insiders that have sold Control4 company stock in the last year include Bryce Judd, Eric Anderson, Greg Bishop, Joshua D Ellis, Mark Edwin Jensen, Mark Novakovich, Martin Plaehn and Susan Cashen. View Insider Buying and Selling for Control4.

Which major investors are buying Control4 stock?

CTRL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, BlackRock Inc., Rehmann Capital Advisory Group, Penserra Capital Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., EAM Investors LLC, Marshall Wace LLP and Morgan Stanley. View Insider Buying and Selling for Control4.

How do I buy shares of Control4?

Shares of CTRL 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 Control4's stock price today?

One share of CTRL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $19.63.

How big of a company is Control4?

Control4 has a market capitalization of $528.02 million and generates $244.73 million in revenue each year. The electronics maker earns $15.97 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.75 on an earnings per share basis. Control4 employs 635 workers across the globe.

What is Control4's official website?

The official website for Control4 is

How can I contact Control4?

Control4's mailing address is 11734 SOUTH ELECTION ROAD, SALT LAKE CITY UT, 84020. The electronics maker can be reached via phone at 801-523-3100 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Control4 (NASDAQ CTRL)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  287 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  235 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  522
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Control4 and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CTRL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CTRL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/12/2018 by Staff

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