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NASDAQ:JCS

Communications Systems Stock Forecast, Price & News

$4.55
-0.04 (-0.87 %)
(As of 12/4/2020 04:30 PM ET)
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50-Day Range
$3.76
MA: $4.15
$4.59
52-Week Range
$3.50
Now: $4.55
$9.90
Volume13,579 shs
Average Volume29,047 shs
Market Capitalization$42.41 million
P/E Ratio28.44
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.1
Communications Systems, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells connectivity infrastructure products and services for broadband networks in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and internationally. It operates through three segments: Transition Networks, JDL Technologies, and Net2Edge. The Transition Networks segment manufactures and sells Power over Ethernet switches, media converters, network interface cards, Ethernet switches, small form factor pluggable modules, and other connectivity and data transmission products. This segment sells its products through distributors, resellers, integrators, and original equipment manufacturers to the federal government, enterprise, service provider, industrial, security, and surveillance markets. The JDL Technologies segment offers information technology managed services, such as network design, deployment, and integration; cloud, hosted, and virtualization services; and remote support and management services to commercial, education, and healthcare markets. Its Net2Edge segment manufactures and markets Ethernet based network access devices. This segment serves government, enterprise, utility, industrial, and surveillance markets, as well as service providers through direct sales model, and approved partners and integrators. Communications Systems, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Minnetonka, Minnesota.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.66 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Telephone & telegraph apparatus
Sub-IndustryN/A
Current SymbolNASDAQ:JCS
CUSIPN/A
Phone952-996-1674
Employees203

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$50.91 million
Cash Flow$0.14 per share
Book Value$5.07 per share

Profitability

Net Income$6.47 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$42.41 million
Next Earnings Date3/10/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable
$4.55
-0.04 (-0.87 %)
(As of 12/4/2020 04:30 PM ET)
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Communications Systems (NASDAQ:JCS) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Communications Systems' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Communications Systems' stock was trading at $5.47 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, JCS shares have decreased by 16.8% and is now trading at $4.55.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Communications Systems?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Communications Systems in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Communications Systems?

Wall Street analysts have given Communications Systems a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's winning trading ideas this year have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Communications Systems wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Communications Systems' next earnings date?

Communications Systems is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, March 10th 2021.
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How were Communications Systems' earnings last quarter?

Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:JCS) announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, October, 30th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.03 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.01 by $0.02. Communications Systems had a net margin of 3.35% and a negative return on equity of 1.47%.
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How often does Communications Systems pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Communications Systems?

Communications Systems announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 20th. Stockholders of record on Monday, June 15th will be given a dividend of $0.02 per share on Wednesday, July 1st. This represents a $0.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.76%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 12th.
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What price target have analysts set for JCS?

1 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Communications Systems' shares. Their forecasts range from $8.00 to $8.00. On average, they anticipate Communications Systems' share price to reach $8.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 75.8% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Communications Systems?

Communications Systems saw a increase in short interest during the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 18,900 shares, an increase of 10.5% from the October 31st total of 17,100 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 20,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.9 days. Approximately 0.3% of the company's stock are short sold.
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Who are some of Communications Systems' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Communications Systems own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Communications Systems investors own include NeoPhotonics (NPTN), Energy Transfer (ET), Nokia (NOK), OPKO Health (OPK), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) (ERIC), Inovio Pharmaceuticals (INO), ON Semiconductor (ON), Pfizer (PFE) and Primo Water (PRMW).

Who are Communications Systems' key executives?

Communications Systems' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Roger Lacey, Exec. Chairman, CEO & Interim Group Pres of Transition Networks and Net2Edge (Age 70, Pay $431.29k)
  • Mr. Mark D. Fandrich, CFO, Treasurer, COO & Group Bus. Pres (Age 58, Pay $426.92k)
  • Mr. Scott M. Fluegge, Pres & GM of JDL Technologies, Inc (Age 50, Pay $257.45k)
  • Ms. Kristin A. Hlavka, Corp. Controller (Age 38)
  • Mr. Seweryn Sadura, Gen. Mang. of Suttle (Age 49)

What is Communications Systems' stock symbol?

Communications Systems trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "JCS."

Who are Communications Systems' major shareholders?

Communications Systems' stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (8.07%), Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. (3.88%), Teton Advisors Inc. (3.74%) and O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC (0.31%). Company insiders that own Communications Systems stock include Kristin Hlavka, Mark Fandrich, Richard A Primuth, Roger Hd Lacey, Scott Fluegge and Steven Webster.
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Which major investors are selling Communications Systems stock?

JCS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Teton Advisors Inc., and O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC.
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Which major investors are buying Communications Systems stock?

JCS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc., and Gamco Investors INC. ET AL. Company insiders that have bought Communications Systems stock in the last two years include Mark Fandrich, Richard A Primuth, Roger Hd Lacey, and Steven Webster.
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How do I buy shares of Communications Systems?

Shares of JCS 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Communications Systems' stock price today?

One share of JCS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $4.55.

How big of a company is Communications Systems?

Communications Systems has a market capitalization of $42.41 million and generates $50.91 million in revenue each year. The communications equipment provider earns $6.47 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.02 on an earnings per share basis. Communications Systems employs 203 workers across the globe.

What is Communications Systems' official website?

The official website for Communications Systems is www.commsystems.com.

How can I contact Communications Systems?

Communications Systems' mailing address is 10900 RED CIRCLE DRIVE, MINNETONKA MN, 55343. The communications equipment provider can be reached via phone at 952-996-1674.

This page was last updated on 12/4/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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