General Communication Company Profile (NASDAQ:GNCMA)

About General Communication (NASDAQ:GNCMA)

General Communication logoGeneral Communication, Inc. is a holding company. The Company, together with its subsidiaries, is a communications provider with operations primarily in the State of Alaska. The Company provides a range of wireless, data, video, voice and managed services to residential customers, businesses, governmental entities, and educational and medical institutions primarily in Alaska under its GCI brand. The Company operates through two segments: Wireless and Wireline. The Company's Wireless segment provides wholesale wireless services to wireless carriers. The Company's Wireline segment offers services and products under two customer groups, such as consumer and business services. Its fiber network employs digital transmission technology over its fiber optic facilities, which include digital undersea fiber optic cable systems linking its Alaska terrestrial networks to the networks of other carriers.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Wired Telecommunications Carriers
  • Sub-Industry: Integrated Telecommunication Services
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:GNCMA
  • CUSIP: 36938510
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $1.3827 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 36,035,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $37.00
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $28.99
  • 52 Week Range: $12.26 - $39.09
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: -1.80
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $930.83 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.51
  • Book Value: ($0.77) per share
  • Price / Book: -50.73
  • EBIDTA: $271 million
  • Net Margins: -6.43%
  • Return on Equity: -92.58%
  • Return on Assets: -2.94%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 264.85%
  • Current Ratio: 1.47%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.42%
  • Average Volume: 238,110 shs.
  • Beta: 0.69
  • Short Ratio: 2.78

Frequently Asked Questions for General Communication (NASDAQ:GNCMA)

What is General Communication's stock symbol?

General Communication trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "GNCMA."

How were General Communication's earnings last quarter?

General Communication, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNCMA) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November, 2nd. The company reported $0.14 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.09 by $0.05. The business had revenue of $236.66 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $239.11 million. General Communication had a negative return on equity of 92.58% and a negative net margin of 6.43%. View General Communication's Earnings History.

Who are some of General Communication's key competitors?

Who are General Communication's key executives?

General Communication's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Stephen M. Brett, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Ronald A. Duncan, President, Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder, Director
  • Peter J. Pounds, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Secretary
  • George Wilson Hughes, Chief Executive Officer of The Alaska Wireless Network , LLC
  • Gregory F. Chapados, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Tina M. Pidgeon, Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel and government affairs
  • Martin E. Cary, Senior Vice President, General Manager of GCI Busines
  • Paul E. Landes, Senior Vice President, General Manager - Consumer Services
  • William C. Behnke, Senior Vice President
  • Bridget L. Baker, Independent Director

How do I buy General Communication stock?

Shares of General Communication 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 General Communication's stock price today?

One share of General Communication stock can currently be purchased for approximately $39.06.

MarketBeat Community Rating for General Communication (NASDAQ GNCMA)
Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  8 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  10 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  18
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for General Communication (NASDAQ:GNCMA) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for General Communication (NASDAQ:GNCMA)
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Earnings History for General Communication (NASDAQ:GNCMA)
Earnings by Quarter for General Communication (NASDAQ:GNCMA)
Earnings History by Quarter for General Communication (NASDAQ GNCMA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/2/2016Q316$0.09$0.14$239.11 million$236.66 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q315$0.25$0.44$236.22 million$258.57 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/4/2015Q414($0.21)($0.37)$221.87 million$228.79 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q3($0.01)$0.30$237.32 million$240.73 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/6/2014Q2$0.06$0.20$227.61 million$224.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/7/2014Q1($0.06)$0.05$225.18 million$216.28 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/5/2014Q4($0.07)($0.16)ViewListenView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for General Communication (NASDAQ:GNCMA)

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Dividend History for General Communication (NASDAQ:GNCMA)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for General Communication (NASDAQ:GNCMA)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 15.28%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 60.80%
Insider Trades by Quarter for General Communication (NASDAQ:GNCMA)
Insider Trades by Quarter for General Communication (NASDAQ:GNCMA)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/13/2017Stephen R MooneyDirectorSell7,500$37.19$278,925.00View SEC Filing  
6/5/2017William Parker GlasgowDirectorSell15,000$37.51$562,650.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2017Peter PoundsCFOSell6,000$36.00$216,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2017William Parker GlasgowDirectorSell7,500$36.25$271,875.00View SEC Filing  
4/4/2017William C BehnkeSVPSell20,000$31.00$620,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/12/2017Gregory F ChapadosCOOSell30,607$19.87$608,161.09View SEC Filing  
1/3/2017Tina PidgeonInsiderSell25,000$20.38$509,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/13/2016Tina PidgeonInsiderSell9,586$17.62$168,905.32View SEC Filing  
12/6/2016Lynda L TarbathCAOSell2,602$17.96$46,731.92View SEC Filing  
11/29/2016Ronald A. DuncanPresidentBuy1,400$16.95$23,730.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2016Tina PidgeonInsiderSell5,500$16.97$93,335.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2016Tina PidgeonInsiderSell5,700$16.87$96,159.00View SEC Filing  
10/5/2016Alx Lp SearchlightInsiderBuy80,000$14.23$1,138,400.00View SEC Filing  
9/21/2016Paul E LandesSVPSell3,840$13.50$51,840.00View SEC Filing  
8/23/2016Tina PidgeonInsiderSell2,095$12.63$26,459.85View SEC Filing  
7/11/2016John W StantonMajor ShareholderSell1,000,000$16.06$16,060,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/4/2016Tina PidgeonSVPSell15,000$18.61$279,150.00View SEC Filing  
3/18/2016Tina PidgeonSVPSell12,615$18.00$227,070.00View SEC Filing  
3/9/2016Gregory PearceVPSell12,756$19.00$242,364.00View SEC Filing  
1/19/2016James M SchneiderDirectorSell158$19.14$3,024.12View SEC Filing  
1/13/2016Gregory F. ChapadosCOOSell15,000$19.16$287,400.00View SEC Filing  
1/12/2016Gregory F. ChapadosCOOSell6,022$19.13$115,200.86View SEC Filing  
1/7/2016Tina PidgeonSVPSell7,600$19.52$148,352.00View SEC Filing  
1/6/2016Stephen R MooneyDirectorSell5,000$19.95$99,750.00View SEC Filing  
12/8/2015Martin E CaryVPSell5,000$21.83$109,150.00View SEC Filing  
12/8/2015William Parker GlasgowDirectorSell15,000$21.43$321,450.00View SEC Filing  
12/7/2015Lynda L TarbathCAOSell3,514$21.18$74,426.52View SEC Filing  
12/1/2015G Wilson HughesCEOSell46,193$21.00$970,053.00View SEC Filing  
12/1/2015Gregory PearceVPSell12,757$21.40$272,999.80View SEC Filing  
11/20/2015G Wilson HughesCEOSell3,807$21.00$79,947.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2015Jerry A EdgertonDirectorSell7,500$20.75$155,625.00View SEC Filing  
11/17/2015William Parker GlasgowDirectorSell12,500$20.52$256,500.00View SEC Filing  
10/23/2015William C BehnkeSVPSell10,000$20.93$209,300.00View SEC Filing  
10/12/2015Gregory F ChapadosCOOSell15,000$17.72$265,800.00View SEC Filing  
7/6/2015G Wilson HughesCEOSell21,896$17.29$378,581.84View SEC Filing  
7/1/2015G Wilson HughesCEOSell25,987$17.27$448,795.49View SEC Filing  
6/30/2015G Wilson HughesCEOSell1,206$17.11$20,634.66View SEC Filing  
6/29/2015G Wilson HughesCEOSell300$17.11$5,133.00View SEC Filing  
3/30/2015Gregory PearceVPSell7,500$15.61$117,075.00View SEC Filing  
3/23/2015G Wilson HughesCEOSell31,500$16.17$509,355.00View SEC Filing  
2/10/2015Lynda L TarbathCAOSell21,629$14.57$315,134.53View SEC Filing  
1/15/2015Gregory F ChapadosCOOSell25,000$14.75$368,750.00View SEC Filing  
1/13/2015Gregory F ChapadosCOOSell10,000$14.51$145,100.00View SEC Filing  
1/13/2015Mast Capital Management, LlcMajor ShareholderSell3,300$14.65$48,345.00View SEC Filing  
1/13/2015William Parker GlasgowDirectorSell10,700$14.55$155,685.00View SEC Filing  
12/30/2014Gregory PearceVPSell4,443$13.84$61,491.12View SEC Filing  
12/22/2014William Parker GlasgowDirectorSell10,400$13.53$140,712.00View SEC Filing  
12/16/2014Lynda L TarbathCAOSell3,363$12.73$42,810.99View SEC Filing  
12/12/2014Martin E CaryVPSell12,361$12.20$150,804.20View SEC Filing  
12/10/2014Martin E CaryVPSell5,000$12.18$60,900.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2014Gregory PearceVPSell17,140$12.20$209,108.00View SEC Filing  
11/10/2014William C BehnkeSVPSell10,000$12.00$120,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/29/2014William C BehnkeSVPSell10,000$11.75$117,500.00View SEC Filing  
9/29/2014Mast Capital Management LlcMajor ShareholderSell15,000$10.98$164,700.00View SEC Filing  
9/23/2014Gregory PearceVPSell3,421$11.10$37,973.10View SEC Filing  
9/22/2014Gregory PearceVPSell6,600$11.10$73,260.00View SEC Filing  
5/28/2014G Wilson HughesCEOSell6,510$11.35$73,888.50View SEC Filing  
5/27/2014G Wilson HughesCEOSell41,256$11.35$468,255.60View SEC Filing  
5/23/2014Gregory PearceVPSell5,000$11.40$57,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/31/2014Gregory PearceVPSell7,000$11.35$79,450.00View SEC Filing  
1/14/2014Gregory F ChapadosCOOSell12,000$11.24$134,880.00View SEC Filing  
1/10/2014Gregory F ChapadosCOOSell5,000$11.43$57,150.00View SEC Filing  
1/9/2014Martin E CaryVPSell12,378$11.48$142,099.44View SEC Filing  
1/8/2014Martin E CaryVPSell2,458$11.71$28,783.18View SEC Filing  
1/7/2014Gregory F ChapadosCOOSell7,577$11.27$85,392.79View SEC Filing  
12/30/2013Lynda L TarbathCAOSell1,946$11.23$21,853.58View SEC Filing  
12/20/2013Gregory PearceVPSell2,300$10.00$23,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/19/2013Gregory PearceVPSell3,267$10.00$32,670.00View SEC Filing  
12/16/2013Gregory PearceVPSell9,463$10.00$94,630.00View SEC Filing  
9/23/2013Lynda L TarbathCAOSell6,684$9.30$62,161.20View SEC Filing  
9/11/2013Lynda L TarbathCAOSell5,001$9.29$46,459.29View SEC Filing  
9/3/2013Bridget BakerDirectorBuy5,000$9.19$45,950.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2013Tina PidgeonVPSell5,600$9.37$52,472.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2013Lynda L TarbathCAOSell9,100$9.48$86,268.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2013Lynda L TarbathCAOSell4,197$9.46$39,703.62View SEC Filing  
11/14/2012Ronald A DuncanPresidentBuy27,276$7.80$212,752.80View SEC Filing  
8/27/2012Ronald A DuncanPresidentBuy19,000$8.68$164,920.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for General Communication (NASDAQ:GNCMA)
Latest Headlines for General Communication (NASDAQ:GNCMA)
DateHeadline logoGCI to Announce Second Quarter 2017 Earnings - July 10 at 7:04 PM logoGeneral Communication, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:GNCMA) : July 4, 2017 - July 5 at 7:42 AM logoGeneral Communication, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : GNCMA-US : July 3, 2017 - July 3 at 6:47 PM logoGeneral Communication, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : GNCMA-US : June 21, 2017 - June 21 at 7:06 PM logoStephen R. Mooney Sells 7,500 Shares of General Communication, Inc. (GNCMA) Stock - June 14 at 1:37 PM logoGeneral Communication, Inc. (GNCMA) Director William Parker Glasgow Sells 15,000 Shares - June 6 at 4:29 PM logoETFs with exposure to General Communication, Inc. : May 26, 2017 - May 26 at 6:08 PM logoGeneral Communication, Inc. (GNCMA) Sees Large Decrease in Short Interest - May 14 at 8:44 AM logoGeneral Communication, Inc. (GNCMA) CFO Sells $216,000.00 in Stock - May 12 at 4:26 PM logoETFs with exposure to General Communication, Inc. : May 11, 2017 - May 11 at 6:06 PM logoWilliam Parker Glasgow Sells 7,500 Shares of General Communication, Inc. (GNCMA) Stock - May 10 at 11:25 PM logoGeneral Communication, Inc. :GNCMA-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 10, 2017 - May 10 at 5:36 PM logoEdited Transcript of GNCMA earnings conference call or presentation 4-May-17 6:00pm GMT - May 8 at 5:14 PM logoGeneral Communication's (GNCMA) CEO Ronald Duncan on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - May 4 at 10:40 PM logoFavorable News Coverage Extremely Likely to Affect General Communication (GNCMA) Stock Price - May 4 at 8:46 PM logoInvestor Network: General Communication, Inc. to Host Earnings Call - May 4 at 5:39 PM logoGeneral Communication reports 1Q loss - May 4 at 8:11 AM logoGCI REPORTS FIRST QUARTER 2017 FINANCIAL RESULTS - May 3 at 7:50 PM logoGeneral Communication (GNCMA) Receives Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.18 - April 30 at 4:33 PM logoGCI, Inc. Announces Successful Completion of Consent Solicitation Related to Senior Notes - April 26 at 7:54 PM logoFavorable Media Coverage Extremely Likely to Affect General Communication (GNCMA) Share Price - April 26 at 6:56 PM logoGeneral Communication (GNCMA) Receiving Favorable Media Coverage, Report Finds - April 21 at 8:46 PM logoSEC Issues Asset Freeze Against Insider Traders - April 18 at 5:03 PM logoSomewhat Favorable Press Coverage Very Likely to Impact General Communication (GNCMA) Share Price - April 15 at 2:33 PM logoSEC freezes accounts behind alleged insider trading in General Communication - April 14 at 5:36 PM logoSEC freezes brokerage accounts behind alleged insider trading - April 14 at 5:36 PM logoGCI, Inc. Launches Consent Solicitation Related to Senior Notes - April 12 at 10:35 PM logoGCI to Announce First Quarter 2017 Earnings - April 10 at 5:13 PM logoCompany News for April 05, 2017 - April 7 at 10:05 AM logoWhy John Malone's QVC Could Be Worth 25% More - April 7 at 10:05 AM logoGeneral Communication, Inc. Shareholder Alert: Former SEC Attorney Willie Briscoe Investigates Merger with Liberty Interactive Corporation - April 7 at 10:05 AM logoInsider Selling: General Communication, Inc. (GNCMA) SVP Sells 20,000 Shares of Stock - April 5 at 8:01 PM logoEARNINGS SUMMARY: Details of General Communication Inc Q4 Earnings Report - March 3 at 3:49 AM logoEdited Transcript of GNCMA earnings conference call or presentation 2-Mar-17 7:00pm GMT - March 3 at 3:49 AM logoGeneral Communication Expects Adjusted EBITDA Growth in 2017 - March 2 at 10:47 PM logoGENERAL COMMUNICATION INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report - March 2 at 5:46 PM logoGCI REPORTS FOURTH QUARTER 2016 FINANCIAL RESULTS - March 1 at 5:10 PM logoQ4 2016 General Communication Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close - March 1 at 12:15 PM logoGCI to Announce Fourth Quarter 2016 Earnings - February 7 at 6:45 PM logoGCI adds Seattle network engineering experts to its team through Northpoint acquisition - January 11 at 6:03 PM logo11:01 am General Comm acquires Northpoint Consulting; terms not disclosed - January 11 at 6:03 PM logoStudy Reveals That Majority Of Americans Are Ready To Experience Life In 360 - December 8 at 10:59 AM logoGENERAL COMMUNICATION INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers - November 23 at 5:14 PM logoGENERAL COMMUNICATION INC Financials - November 15 at 5:49 PM logoEdited Transcript of GNCMA earnings conference call or presentation 3-Nov-16 6:00pm GMT - November 4 at 6:19 AM logoGENERAL COMMUNICATION INC Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report - November 4 at 6:19 AM logoPositive Developments Amid Steep Declines for General Communication - November 3 at 10:50 PM logoGENERAL COMMUNICATION INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and - November 3 at 4:58 PM logoGeneral Communication Inc Earnings Call scheduled for 2:00 pm ET today - November 3 at 4:58 PM logoGeneral Communication Inc Earnings Decline 55% In Q3 - November 3 at 8:30 AM



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