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

$4.40
+0.09 (+2.09 %)
(As of 08/16/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$4.30
Now: $4.40
$4.43
50-Day Range
$3.00
MA: $3.43
$4.39
52-Week Range
$2.03
Now: $4.40
$4.47
Volume21,800 shs
Average Volume27,999 shs
Market Capitalization$41.01 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.92%
Beta0.89
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. Read More…

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$4.80 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-6,790,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees241
Market Cap$41.01 million
Next Earnings Date11/6/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

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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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 23rd. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.02 per share on Monday, July 1st. This represents a $0.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.82%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 13th. 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, 6th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The communications equipment provider earned $16.72 million during the quarter. Communications Systems had a return on equity of 2.54% and a net margin of 1.09%. View Communications Systems' Earnings History.

When is Communications Systems' next earnings date?

Communications Systems is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Communications Systems.

What price target have analysts set for JCS?

1 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Communications Systems' shares. Their forecasts range from $5.00 to $5.00. On average, they expect Communications Systems' share price to reach $5.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 13.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets 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 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Communications Systems.

Has Communications Systems been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about JCS stock has been trending negative on Saturday, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Communications Systems earned a news impact score of -2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the communications equipment provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Communications Systems.

Are investors shorting Communications Systems?

Communications Systems saw a increase in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,800 shares, an increase of 75.0% from the June 30th total of 1,600 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 11,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.2 days. Currently, 0.0% of the shares of the company 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 Allena Pharmaceuticals (ALNA), Airgain (AIRG), Antares Pharma (ATRS), ENGlobal (ENG), Genetic Technologies (GENE), Iteris (ITI), Liquidity Services (LQDT), Maxwell Technologies (MXWL), Profire Energy (PFIE) and Arcadia Biosciences (RKDA).

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 variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (5.68%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (5.51%), Gabelli Funds LLC (3.33%), BlackRock Inc. (1.24%), Ancora Advisors LLC (0.92%) and Susquehanna International Group LLP (0.36%). Company insiders that own Communications Systems stock include Bruce C Blackwood, Curtis A Sampson, Mark Fandrich, Richard A Primuth and Steven Webster. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Communications Systems.

Which major investors are selling Communications Systems stock?

JCS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Ancora Advisors LLC and Susquehanna International Group LLP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Communications Systems.

Which major investors are buying Communications Systems stock?

JCS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL and Gabelli Funds LLC. Company insiders that have bought Communications Systems stock in the last two years include Bruce C Blackwood, Curtis A Sampson, Mark Fandrich, Richard A Primuth and Steven Webster. 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 $4.40.

How big of a company is Communications Systems?

Communications Systems has a market capitalization of $41.01 million and generates $65.76 million in revenue each year. The communications equipment provider earns $-6,790,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.71) 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:  160 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  216 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  376
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 8/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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