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

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$32.28 +0.68 (+2.15 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$32.28
Today's Range$31.28 - $32.30
52-Week Range$20.50 - $35.99
Volume235,885 shs
Average Volume406,124 shs
Market Capitalization$843.15 million
P/E Ratio43.04
Dividend YieldN/A
Control4 logoControl4 Corporation provides smart home and business solutions in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company offers Control4 solution that functions as the operating system of the home, integrating audio, video, lighting, temperature, security, communications, and other devices into a unified automation solution. Its Control4 product line comprises the Control4 home operating system and the associated application software, and software development kits (SDKs). The company's software components include Director for monitoring and receiving events; User Interface Application for operating system displays graphical user interfaces on televisions, in-wall and table-top touch panels, smartphones, and tablets, as well as list-based devices, such as remote controls with LCD text-displays; and Composer, a software application that enables trained and certified independent Control4 dealers and installers to design, configure, and personalize a Control4 home automation system for consumers. Its software components also comprise Control4 Drivers, as well as DriverWorks SDK, a SDK to develop and test custom two-way interface drivers to support the integration of a new device or device model into system, or to customize and enhance an existing driver; I/O servers; and 4Sight, a subscription service that enables end customers to remotely access, monitor, and adjust settings in their homes and receive event-based email alerts from their system. In addition, the company's products and services with embedded software include controllers, interface and networking devices, audio and video solutions, lighting products, comfort products, security products, and communication products. Control4 Corporation was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Electronic components & accessories
SectorComputer and Technology


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio4.00
Quick Ratio2.94


Trailing P/E Ratio43.04
Forward P/E Ratio35.47
P/E Growth3.37

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$244.73 million
Price / Sales3.44
Cash Flow$1.1386 per share
Price / Cash28.35
Book Value$6.92 per share
Price / Book4.66


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.75
Net Income$15.97 million
Net Margins7.21%
Return on Equity15.03%
Return on Assets12.17%


Outstanding Shares26,100,000
Market Cap$843.15 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 program on Friday, February 9th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $20,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are often an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Control4's earnings last quarter?

Control4 Corp (NASDAQ:CTRL) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 2nd. The electronics maker reported $0.42 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.21 by $0.21. The electronics maker earned $69.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $68.02 million. Control4 had a net margin of 7.21% and a return on equity of 15.03%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 12.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.32 earnings per share. View Control4's Earnings History.

When is Control4's next earnings date?

Control4 is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Control4.

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

Control4 issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.38-1.45 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.30. The company issued revenue guidance of $273-276 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $273.62 million.Control4 also updated its Q3 guidance to $0.34-0.38 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for CTRL?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Control4's stock. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $36.00. On average, they expect Control4's stock price to reach $31.5714 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.2%. View Analyst Price Targets for Control4.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Control4?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Control4 in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 7 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. " (8/14/2018)
  • 2. 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)

Who are some of Control4's key competitors?

Who are Control4's key executives?

Control4's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Martin Plaehn, Pres, CEO & Chairman (Age 60)
  • Mr. Mark Novakovich, Chief Financial Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Bryce Judd, Sr. VP of Global Sales (Age 43)
  • Mr. Joshua D. Ellis, Gen. Counsel
  • Ms. Susan K. Cashen, Sr. VP of Marketing (Age 57)

Has Control4 been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about CTRL stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Control4 earned a daily sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news stories about the electronics maker an impact score of 47.77 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for Control4.

Who are Control4's major shareholders?

Control4's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (12.57%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (5.26%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.11%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (3.54%), State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (3.46%) and Systematic Financial Management LP (3.29%). Company insiders that own Control4 stock include Bryce Judd, Eric Anderson, Greg Bishop, Jefferson Dungan, Jeremy A Jaech, Mark Edwin Jensen, Mark Novakovich, Martin Plaehn, Phil Molyneux, Robert Born and Susan Cashen. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Control4.

Which institutional investors are selling Control4 stock?

CTRL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Spark Investment Management LLC, Engineers Gate Manager LP, Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd, Fox Run Management L.L.C. and GSA Capital Partners LLP. Company insiders that have sold Control4 company stock in the last year include Bryce Judd, Eric Anderson, Greg Bishop, Jeremy A Jaech, Mark Edwin Jensen, Mark Novakovich, Martin Plaehn and Susan Cashen. View Insider Buying and Selling for Control4.

Which institutional investors are buying Control4 stock?

CTRL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Systematic Financial Management LP, RPG Investment Advisory LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, TD Asset Management Inc. and Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc.. 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 $32.28.

How big of a company is Control4?

Control4 has a market capitalization of $843.15 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.

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:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  269 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  214 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  483
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 8/18/2018 by Staff

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