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

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$3.75 +0.14 (+3.88 %)
(As of 07/22/2018 03:14 AM ET)
Previous Close$3.75
Today's Range$3.6520 - $3.75
52-Week Range$3.18 - $4.79
Volume642 shs
Average Volume9,972 shs
Market Capitalization$32.96 million
P/E Ratio-25.00
Dividend Yield4.43%
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

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
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$0.2107 per share
Price / Cash17.80
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
Market Cap$32.96

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 paid 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 is Thursday, June 14th. View Communications Systems' Dividend History.

How were Communications Systems' earnings last quarter?

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

What price target have analysts set for JCS?

1 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Communications Systems' shares. Their forecasts range from $6.00 to $6.00. On average, they anticipate Communications Systems' share price to reach $6.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 60.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings 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."

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?

Media stories about JCS stock have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Communications Systems earned a news impact score of 0.20 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the communications equipment provider an impact score of 47.78 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

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 $32.96 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 (NASDAQ JCS)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  99 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  147 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  246
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 7/22/2018 by Staff

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