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

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$18.29 -0.74 (-3.89 %)
(As of 12/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$18.29
Today's Range$18.2550 - $18.95
52-Week Range$18.25 - $37.62
Volume461,239 shs
Average Volume325,209 shs
Market Capitalization$488.49 million
P/E Ratio24.39
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.27
Control4 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
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:CTRL
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone801-523-3100

Debt

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

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio24.39
Forward P/E Ratio19.46
P/E Growth1.69

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$244.73 million
Price / Sales2.00
Cash Flow$1.1396 per share
Price / Cash Flow16.05
Book Value$6.92 per share
Price / Book2.64

Profitability

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

Miscellaneous

Employees635
Outstanding Shares26,710,000
Market Cap$488.49 million
OptionableOptionable

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

How were Control4's earnings last quarter?

Control4 Corp (NASDAQ:CTRL) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 1st. The electronics maker reported $0.38 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.02. The electronics maker had revenue of $71.59 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $71.52 million. Control4 had a net margin of 7.22% and a return on equity of 14.94%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 10.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.35 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, February 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Control4.

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

Control4 updated 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 earnings per share 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 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Control4's shares. Their predictions range from $30.00 to $38.00. On average, they expect Control4's share price to reach $33.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 80.4% 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?

Media stories about CTRL stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Control4 earned a media sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the electronics maker a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat 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:
  • 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)

Who are Control4's major shareholders?

Control4's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.73%), Vanguard Group Inc. (6.38%), Vanguard Group Inc (6.38%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.21%), FMR LLC (4.17%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (3.51%). 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, Vanguard Group Inc., EAM Investors LLC and Marshall Wace LLP. 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 $18.29.

How big of a company is Control4?

Control4 has a market capitalization of $488.49 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 http://www.control4.com.

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:  288 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  236 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  524
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 12/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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