NASDAQ:JCS - Communications Systems Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$3.75 -0.01 (-0.27 %)
(As of 06/25/2018 07:53 AM ET)
Previous Close$3.76
Today's Range$3.6864 - $3.8350
52-Week Range$3.18 - $4.79
Volume8,535 shs
Average Volume16,936 shs
Market Capitalization$34.23 million
P/E Ratio-25.00
Dividend Yield4.27%
Communications Systems logoCommunications Systems, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells connectivity infrastructure products for broadband and voice communications in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and internationally. The company's Suttle segment provides enclosure systems to support premise distribution of broadband and other connectivity networks; fiber optic management and connectivity solutions for access and premise networks; and modular connecting products for copper telecommunications networks, as well as DSL products that support broadband connectivity to copper networks under the Suttle brand name. This segment serves telephone companies, electrical/low-voltage contractors, home builders, cable customers, and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) directly, as well as through distributors. Its Transition Networks segment designs, assembles, and markets media converters, NIDs, network interface cards, Ethernet switches, small form factor pluggable modules, and other connectivity products under the Transition Networks brand name. This segment sells its products through distributors, resellers, integrators, and OEMs to the federal government, enterprise, service provider, industrial, security, and surveillance markets. The company's JDL Technologies segment offers IT managed services; network design, deployment, and integration; cloud, hosted, and virtualization services; and remote support and management services. This segment serves education, healthcare, and commercial markets. Its Net2Edge segment designs, manufactures, and markets carrier Ethernet based network access devices and software under the Liberator brand name. This segment serves government, enterprise, utility, industrial, and surveillance markets, as well as service providers through direct touch sales model, and approved partners and integrators. Communications Systems, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Minnetonka, Minnesota.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Telephone & telegraph apparatus
SectorComputer and Technology


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio4.45
Quick Ratio3.06


Trailing P/E Ratio-25.00
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$82.32 million
Price / Sales0.42
Cash Flow$0.2028 per share
Price / Cash18.49
Book Value$5.48 per share
Price / Book0.68


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.15)
Net Income$-11,820,000.00
Net Margins-15.54%
Return on Equity-23.91%
Return on Assets-19.89%


Outstanding Shares9,130,000

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Communications Systems (NASDAQ:JCS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Communications Systems' stock symbol?

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

How often does Communications Systems pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Communications Systems?

Communications Systems announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 24th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 15th will be given a dividend of $0.04 per share on Monday, July 2nd. This represents a $0.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.27%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 14th. View Communications Systems' Dividend History.

How were Communications Systems' earnings last quarter?

Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:JCS) announced its earnings results on Monday, May, 14th. The communications equipment provider reported ($0.21) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The communications equipment provider had revenue of $16.77 million for the quarter. Communications Systems had a negative return on equity of 23.91% and a negative net margin of 15.54%. View Communications Systems' Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for JCS?

1 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Communications Systems' shares. Their forecasts range from $6.00 to $6.00. On average, they anticipate Communications Systems' stock price to reach $6.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Communications Systems.

Who are some of Communications Systems' key competitors?

Who are Communications Systems' key executives?

Communications Systems' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Roger Lacey, Vice Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 68)
  • Mr. Mark D. Fandrich, VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 56)
  • Mr. Richard A. Primuth, Sec. & Director (Age 72)
  • Mr. Scott M. Fluegge, Pres & GM of JDL Technologies, Inc (Age 48)
  • Mr. Bruce C. Blackwood, Gen. Mang. of Suttle Inc (Age 55)

Has Communications Systems been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about JCS stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Communications Systems earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern's scale. They also gave media stories about the communications equipment provider an impact score of 45.24 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are Communications Systems' major shareholders?

Communications Systems' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (7.63%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.47%) and Gould Asset Management LLC CA (0.31%). Company insiders that own Communications Systems stock include Bruce C Blackwood, Curtis A Sampson and Richard A Primuth. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Communications Systems.

Which institutional investors are selling Communications Systems stock?

JCS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Gamco Investors INC. ET AL. View Insider Buying and Selling for Communications Systems.

Which institutional investors are buying Communications Systems stock?

JCS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gould Asset Management LLC CA. Company insiders that have bought Communications Systems stock in the last two years include Bruce C Blackwood, Curtis A Sampson and Richard A Primuth. View Insider Buying and Selling for Communications Systems.

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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Communications Systems' stock price today?

One share of JCS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $3.75.

How big of a company is Communications Systems?

Communications Systems has a market capitalization of $34.23 million and generates $82.32 million in revenue each year. The communications equipment provider earns $-11,820,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.15) on an earnings per share basis. Communications Systems employs 294 workers across the globe.

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.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Communications Systems (JCS)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  93 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  142 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  235
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Communications Systems and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe JCS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe JCS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 6/25/2018 by Staff

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