NASDAQ:JCS - Communications Systems Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$2.71 -0.02 (-0.73 %)
(As of 03/26/2019 07:08 AM ET)
Previous Close$2.73
Today's Range$2.60 - $2.71
52-Week Range$2.03 - $4.24
Volume5,353 shs
Average Volume11,035 shs
Market Capitalization$24.85 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.93%
Beta0.92
Communications 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
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:JCS
CUSIPN/A
Phone952-996-1674

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$65.76 million
Book Value$4.55 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-6,790,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees241
Market Cap$24.85 million
Next Earnings Date5/13/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, March 4th. Investors of record on Friday, March 15th will be given a dividend of $0.02 per share on Monday, April 1st. This represents a $0.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.95%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 14th. View Communications Systems' Dividend History.

How were Communications Systems' earnings last quarter?

Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:JCS) released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, May, 14th. The communications equipment provider reported ($0.21) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The communications equipment provider earned $16.77 million during the quarter. Communications Systems had a negative return on equity of 14.60% and a negative net margin of 10.33%. View Communications Systems' Earnings History.

When is Communications Systems' next earnings date?

Communications Systems is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May 13th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Communications Systems.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Communications Systems?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Communications Systems in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Sell." View Analyst Ratings for Communications Systems.

Has Communications Systems been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about JCS stock have been trending somewhat negative on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Communications Systems earned a daily sentiment score of -1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the communications equipment provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

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 Allena Pharmaceuticals (ALNA), ENGlobal (ENG), Ampliphi Biosciences (APHB), Liquidity Services (LQDT), Bovie Medical (BVX), General Electric (GE), Profire Energy (PFIE), Procter & Gamble (PG), Newell Brands (NWL) and Maxwell Technologies (MXWL).

Who are Communications Systems' key executives?

Communications Systems' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Roger Lacey, Exec. Chairman & CEO (Age 69)
  • Mr. Mark D. Fandrich, CFO, Treasurer & Group Bus. Pres (Age 57)
  • Mr. Scott Gregory Otis, Group Bus. Pres & Gen. Mang. of Transition Networks, Inc. (Age 57)
  • Mr. Richard A. Primuth, Sec. & Director (Age 73)
  • Mr. Scott M. Fluegge, Pres & GM of JDL Technologies, Inc (Age 49)

Who are Communications Systems' major shareholders?

Communications Systems' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (5.76%). Company insiders that own Communications Systems stock include Bruce C Blackwood, Curtis A Sampson, Mark Fandrich 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 Gamco Investors INC. ET AL. 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 $2.71.

How big of a company is Communications Systems?

Communications Systems has a market capitalization of $24.85 million and generates $65.76 million in revenue each year. Communications Systems employs 241 workers across the globe.

What is Communications Systems' official website?

The official website for Communications Systems is http://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.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Communications Systems (NASDAQ JCS)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  137 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  192 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  329
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 3/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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