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

$5.11
+0.04 (+0.79 %)
(As of 09/15/2019 05:47 AM ET)
Today's Range
$4.7801
Now: $5.11
$5.17
50-Day Range
$3.33
MA: $4.19
$5.05
52-Week Range
$2.03
Now: $5.11
$5.20
Volume31,237 shs
Average Volume29,571 shs
Market Capitalization$47.63 million
P/E Ratio42.42
Dividend Yield1.57%
Beta0.8
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$4.55 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-6,790,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees241
Market Cap$47.63 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, August 19th. Investors of record on Monday, September 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.02 per share on Tuesday, October 1st. This represents a $0.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.57%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 13th. View Communications Systems' Dividend History.

How were Communications Systems' earnings last quarter?

Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:JCS) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 31st. The communications equipment provider reported $0.30 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.06) by $0.36. The communications equipment provider earned $15.40 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $15.70 million. Communications Systems had a net margin of 1.09% and a return on equity of 2.54%. 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 1-year price objectives for Communications Systems' shares. Their predictions range from $5.00 to $5.00. On average, they anticipate Communications Systems' share price to reach $5.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.2%. 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?

Press coverage about JCS stock has trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring 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 five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Communications Systems earned a news sentiment score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the communications equipment provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Communications Systems.

Are investors shorting Communications Systems?

Communications Systems saw a increase in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 4,500 shares, an increase of 60.7% from the July 31st total of 2,800 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 16,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.3 days. Approximately 0.1% 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 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 number of of retail and institutional 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, Roger Hd Lacey 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 Curtis A Sampson, Mark Fandrich, Richard A Primuth, Roger Hd Lacey 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Communications Systems' stock price today?

One share of JCS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.11.

How big of a company is Communications Systems?

Communications Systems has a market capitalization of $47.63 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:  163 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  224 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  387
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 9/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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