Communications Systems Company Profile (NASDAQ:JCS)

About Communications Systems

Communications Systems logoCommunications Systems, Inc. (CSI) operates directly and through its subsidiaries located in the United States, Costa Rica and the United Kingdom. The Company operates through three segments: Suttle, Transition Networks and JDL Technologies (JDL). The Company provides physical connectivity infrastructure products and services for global deployments of broadband networks. The Company is principally engaged through its subsidiary and business unit, Suttle, Inc., in the manufacture and sale of connectivity infrastructure products for broadband and voice communications, and through its another subsidiary and business unit, Transition Networks, Inc., in the manufacture and sale of core media conversion products for broadband networks. Through its JDL Technologies, Inc. subsidiary and business unit, CSI provides information technology (IT) solutions, including network design, computer infrastructure installations, IT service management, network security and network operation services.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Communication Equipment
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: JCS
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $4.76
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $5.7726
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $6.6475
  • 52-Week Range: $4.76 - $9.22
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: Infinity
  • P/E Growth: 0.0000
  • Market Cap: $45.28M
  • Outstanding Shares: 8,861,000
  • Beta: 1.36
  • Net Margins: -8.54%
  • Return on Equity: -13.26%
  • Return on Assets: -10.60%
  • Current Ratio: 3.21%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.90%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Communications Systems (NASDAQ:JCS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $12.50 (162.61% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Communications Systems (NASDAQ:JCS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/30/2015Northland SecuritiesInitiated CoverageOutperform$12.50View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/27/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Communications Systems (NASDAQ:JCS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/4/2016Q2($0.17)($0.29)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q1($0.29)($0.28)$19.50 million$24.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/9/2016Q4($0.07)($0.66)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q315($0.09)$0.15$29.50 million$32.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/11/2014Q413($0.09)$25.80 million$27.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2013Q313($0.24)$28.69 million$44.62 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/12/2013Q4 2012$0.01$25.34 million$25.76 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Communications Systems (NASDAQ:JCS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.97 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Communications Systems (NASDAQ:JCS)
Annual Dividend:$0.16
Dividend Yield:3.36%
Payout Ratio:-14.81% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
-16.49% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Infinity (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Communications Systems (NASDAQ:JCS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Communications Systems (NASDAQ:JCS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 17.50%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 38.25%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/14/2016Curtis A SampsonDirectorBuy1,000$7.28$7,280.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2016Curtis A SampsonDirectorBuy500$7.47$3,735.00View SEC Filing  
6/9/2016Curtis A SampsonDirectorBuy3,000$7.37$22,110.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2016Roger Hd LaceyDirectorBuy3,272$6.60$21,595.20View SEC Filing  
1/4/2016Curtis A SampsonDirectorBuy1,000$7.90$7,900.00View SEC Filing  
12/28/2015Curtis A SampsonDirectorBuy1,000$7.77$7,770.00View SEC Filing  
12/21/2015Curtis A SampsonDirectorBuy1,000$7.99$7,990.00View SEC Filing  
12/15/2015Curtis A SampsonDirectorBuy200$8.13$1,626.00View SEC Filing  
12/11/2015Curtis A SampsonDirectorBuy1,169$8.17$9,550.73View SEC Filing  
12/9/2015Curtis A. SampsonDirectorBuy700$8.14$5,698.00View SEC Filing  
12/8/2015Curtis A SampsonDirectorBuy200$8.16$1,632.00View SEC Filing  
11/24/2015Curtis A. SampsonDirectorBuy1,000$7.61$7,610.00View SEC Filing  
9/17/2015Roger Hd LaceyDirectorBuy1,180$8.92$10,525.60View SEC Filing  
3/17/2015Richard A PrimuthDirectorBuy1,500$11.93$17,895.00View SEC Filing  
3/16/2015Roger Hd LaceyDirectorBuy2,633$11.95$31,464.35View SEC Filing  
3/10/2015Bruce C BlackwoodVPSell2,130$11.71$24,942.30View SEC Filing  
9/5/2014Roger Hd LaceyDirectorBuy1,000$11.10$11,100.00View SEC Filing  
5/28/2014Curtis A SampsonDirectorBuy1,993$11.22$22,361.46View SEC Filing  
5/27/2014Roger Hd LaceyDirectorBuy4,000$11.14$44,560.00View SEC Filing  
12/11/2013Richard A PrimuthDirectorBuy3,500$11.30$39,550.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2013Curtis A SampsonDirectorBuy1,000$11.24$11,240.00View SEC Filing  
11/26/2013Roger Hd LaceyDirectorBuy1,000$11.26$11,260.00View SEC Filing  
11/15/2013Curtis A SampsonDirectorBuy1,000$10.44$10,440.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Communications Systems (NASDAQ:JCS)
DateHeadline logoNew Ethernet Over Coax Extender with PoE+ from Transition Networks Simplifies Analog to IP Surveillance System Upgrades (NASDAQ:JCS) - September 19 at 10:14 AM logoPrivate Practices Top List of Data Breach Investigations (NASDAQ:JCS) - September 19 at 10:14 AM logoETF’s with exposure to Communications Systems, Inc. : September 15, 2016 (NASDAQ:JCS) - September 15 at 6:09 PM logoTransition Networks Honored by Cabling Installation & Maintenance 2016 Innovators Awards Program (NASDAQ:JCS) - September 13 at 10:34 AM logoTransition Networks to Showcase New Ways to Maximize Network Infrastructure at 2016 BICSI Fall Conference & Exhibition (NASDAQ:JCS) - September 6 at 10:29 AM logoCommunications Systems names new chief financial officer (NASDAQ:JCS) - September 1 at 8:46 AM logoCOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and Ex (NASDAQ:JCS) - August 30 at 5:47 PM logoCOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS, INC. APPOINTS MARK FANDRICH AS CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER (NASDAQ:JCS) - August 29 at 5:38 PM
News IconCOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS, INC. DECLARES QUARTERLY DIVIDEND OF $0.04 PER SHARE AND INCREASES LINE OF CREDIT FROM $10 MILLION TO $15 MILLION AUGUST, 2016 (NASDAQ:JCS) - August 18 at 5:46 PM logoCommunications Systems, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.04 Per Share and Increases Line of Credit from $10 Million to $15 Million (NASDAQ:JCS) - August 18 at 5:46 PM logoCOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS, INC. DECLARES QUARTERLY DIVIDEND OF $0.04 PER SHARE AND INCREASES LINE OF CREDIT FROM $10 MILLION TO $15 MILLION – AUGUST, 2016 (NASDAQ:JCS) - August 18 at 5:46 PM logoCOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Financial Statements and E (NASDAQ:JCS) - August 18 at 5:46 PM logoWorst Performing Industries For August 18, 2016 (NASDAQ:JCS) - August 18 at 11:58 AM logoNew Transition Networks ION Media Converter Chassis Offers Greater Flexibility for Fiber/Copper Network Integration (NASDAQ:JCS) - August 15 at 5:55 PM logoETF’s with exposure to Communications Systems, Inc. : August 12, 2016 (NASDAQ:JCS) - August 12 at 5:52 PM logoCommunications Systems, Inc. :JCS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 11, 2016 (NASDAQ:JCS) - August 11 at 6:00 PM logoSecurity FastTrack Now Available for Financial, Legal and Business Markets (NASDAQ:JCS) - August 9 at 8:48 AM logoCommunications Systems reports 2Q loss (NASDAQ:JCS) - August 5 at 8:46 AM logoCommunications Systems, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results (NASDAQ:JCS) - August 4 at 6:02 PM logo11:01 am Communications Systems to acquire the health information technology business unit of Constellation; terms not disclosed (NASDAQ:JCS) - July 28 at 11:01 AM logoETF’s with exposure to Communications Systems, Inc. : July 20, 2016 (NASDAQ:JCS) - July 20 at 12:37 PM logoSuttle Announces the MediaMAX™ Tool-less CAT6 Jack (NASDAQ:JCS) - July 13 at 8:00 AM logoNew Features Enhance HIPAA FastTrack (NASDAQ:JCS) - June 20 at 8:30 AM logoJDL Technologies Recognized as a Top IT Solution Provider (NASDAQ:JCS) - June 6 at 10:00 AM logoCommunications Systems Inc (JCS): Billionaire Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors Ups Its Stake (NASDAQ:JCS) - June 4 at 8:29 AM logoCOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS, INC. DECLARES QUARTERLY DIVIDEND OF $0.16 PER SHARE – MAY, 2016 (NASDAQ:JCS) - May 24 at 10:36 AM logoCOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders (NASDAQ:JCS) - May 23 at 2:33 PM logoCommunications Systems, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.16 Per Share and Announces Shareholder Presentation (NASDAQ:JCS) - May 19 at 11:17 AM logoCommunications Systems, Inc. :JCS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers (NASDAQ:JCS) - May 17 at 12:59 PM logoJDL Technologies Wins 2016 Gold Award for Company Growth (NASDAQ:JCS) - May 16 at 9:00 AM logoTransition Networks Enables Secure Ethernet Fiber Connections for Wireless Computing Devices with New Scorpion-USB™ 3.0 Gigabit Ethernet Fiber Adapter (NASDAQ:JCS) - May 9 at 8:00 AM logoAT&T Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Suppliers (T) (NASDAQ:JCS) - May 7 at 2:49 PM logoCommunications Systems Inc.: COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS, INC. REPORTS FIRST QUARTER 2016 FINANCIAL RESULTS (NASDAQ:JCS) - May 7 at 2:49 PM logoCOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS, INC. REPORTS FIRST QUARTER 2016 FINANCIAL RESULTS (NASDAQ:JCS) - May 5 at 11:34 PM logoTransition Networks Debuts 40Gbps Quad Small Form Factor Pluggable (QSFP+) at DatacenterDynamics Enterprise Conference (NASDAQ:JCS) - April 18 at 8:00 AM logoTransition Networks Unveils Three New Products for Ethernet Security Networks at ISC West (NASDAQ:JCS) - April 4 at 8:00 AM logoTransition Networks Debuts a New Smart Gigabit SFP Product Solution (NASDAQ:JCS) - March 28 at 8:00 AM logoWednesday’s Big Moving Stocks – CERU, CTIB, BLPH, CPXX, JCS, CLUB, HTGM (NASDAQ:JCS) - March 25 at 2:40 PM logoTransition Networks To Demo Power Fiber Extender For Long Distance Power-over-Ethernet (NASDAQ:JCS) - March 21 at 8:00 AM logoCommunications Systems : JDL Technologies : President to Speak at MSPWorld 2016 Spring Conference in Orlando (NASDAQ:JCS) - March 15 at 1:55 PM logoJDL Technologies President to Speak at MSPWorld 2016 Spring Conference in Orlando (NASDAQ:JCS) - March 15 at 8:00 AM logoCOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report (NASDAQ:JCS) - March 11 at 5:20 PM logoCommunications Systems reports 4Q loss (NASDAQ:JCS) - March 9 at 9:21 AM logoCommunications Systems, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Financial Results (NASDAQ:JCS) - March 9 at 9:00 AM logoJDL HealthTech Wins 2016 Information Security Award (NASDAQ:JCS) - March 1 at 9:33 AM logoJDL Technologies Recognized for Excellence in Managed Services (NASDAQ:JCS) - February 16 at 7:00 AM logoTransition Networks Cost-Effective Fiber Network Integration Products Take Spotlight at 2016 BICSI Winter Conference & Exhibition (NASDAQ:JCS) - January 27 at 8:00 AM logoCommunications Systems Inc. (JCS) (NASDAQ:JCS) - January 24 at 12:10 PM
News IconMini Media Converters suit outdoor environments. (NASDAQ:JCS) - January 22 at 12:37 PM logoJDL HealthTech a Finalist for Two Information Security Awards (NASDAQ:JCS) - January 19 at 8:00 AM


Communications Systems (NASDAQ:JCS) Chart for Tuesday, September, 27, 2016

Last Updated on 9/27/2016 by Staff