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

$4.25
-0.21 (-4.71 %)
(As of 04/2/2020 07:48 AM ET)
Today's Range
$4.17
Now: $4.25
$4.56
50-Day Range
$3.98
MA: $5.54
$6.78
52-Week Range
$2.54
Now: $4.25
$9.90
Volume14,040 shs
Average Volume42,112 shs
Market Capitalization$39.36 million
P/E Ratio6.07
Dividend Yield1.79%
Beta0.99
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 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 original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to the federal government, enterprise, service provider, industrial, security, and surveillance markets. Its 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 OEMs directly, as well as through distributors. The company's JDL Technologies segment offers information technology 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 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$50.91 million
Cash Flow$0.13 per share
Book Value$5.11 per share

Profitability

Net Income$6.47 million

Miscellaneous

Employees241
Market Cap$39.36 million
Next Earnings Date5/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

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Communications Systems (NASDAQ:JCS) Frequently Asked Questions

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

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. Since then, JCS stock has decreased by 22.3% and is now trading at $4.25. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

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." View analyst ratings for Communications Systems.

When is Communications Systems' next earnings date?

Communications Systems is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May 4th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Communications Systems.

How were Communications Systems' earnings last quarter?

Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:JCS) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, March, 11th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.18 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.06. The communications equipment provider had revenue of $15.36 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $19 million. Communications Systems had a net margin of 9.84% and a return on equity of 13.22%. View Communications Systems' earnings history.

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

Communications Systems declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 28th. Investors of record on Monday, March 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.02 per share on Wednesday, April 1st. This represents a $0.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.88%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 13th. View Communications Systems' dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for JCS?

1 brokers have issued 1-year 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 88.2% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Communications Systems.

Has Communications Systems been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about JCS stock have been trending very negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Communications Systems earned a media sentiment score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the communications equipment provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutCommunications Systems.

Are investors shorting Communications Systems?

Communications Systems saw a decline in short interest in February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totaling 178,300 shares, a decline of 11.9% from the February 13th total of 202,300 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 107,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.7 days. Approximately 2.5% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Communications Systems' Current Options Chain.

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 Canopy Growth (CGC), Cronos Group (CRON), Primo Water (PRMW), General Electric (GE), NeoPhotonics (NPTN), Chesapeake Energy (CHK), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Actinium Pharmaceuticals (ATNM), NovaBay Pharmaceuticals (NBY) and Ardelyx (ARDX).

Who are Communications Systems' key executives?

Communications Systems' management team includes the following 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)

What is Communications Systems' stock symbol?

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

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 $4.25.

How big of a company is Communications Systems?

Communications Systems has a market capitalization of $39.36 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 241 workers across the globe. View additional information about Communications Systems.

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:  202 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  271 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  473
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 4/2/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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