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Communications Systems Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.13 (-2.74 %)
(As of 01/19/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $4.62
50-Day Range
MA: $4.60
52-Week Range
Now: $4.62
Volume9,073 shs
Average Volume15,634 shs
Market Capitalization$43.06 million
P/E Ratio28.88
Dividend YieldN/A
Communications Systems, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells connectivity infrastructure products and services for broadband networks in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and internationally. It operates through three segments: Transition Networks, JDL Technologies, and Net2Edge. The Transition Networks segment manufactures and sells Power over Ethernet switches, media converters, network interface cards, Ethernet switches, small form factor pluggable modules, and other connectivity and data transmission products. This segment sells its products through distributors, resellers, integrators, and original equipment manufacturers to the federal government, enterprise, service provider, industrial, security, and surveillance markets. The JDL Technologies segment offers information technology managed services, such as network design, deployment, and integration; cloud, hosted, and virtualization services; and remote support and management services to commercial, education, and healthcare markets. Its Net2Edge segment manufactures and markets Ethernet based network access devices. 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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Overall MarketRank

1.66 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Telephone & telegraph apparatus
Current SymbolNASDAQ:JCS



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$50.91 million
Cash Flow$0.13 per share
Book Value$5.11 per share


Net Income$6.47 million


Market Cap$43.06 million
Next Earnings Date3/10/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable
-0.13 (-2.74 %)
(As of 01/19/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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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 COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, JCS shares have decreased by 15.5% and is now trading at $4.62.
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Is Communications Systems a buy right now?

1 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Communications Systems in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Communications Systems stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Communications Systems?

Wall Street analysts have given Communications Systems a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Communications Systems wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Communications Systems' next earnings date?

Communications Systems is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, March 10th 2021.
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How were Communications Systems' earnings last quarter?

Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:JCS) released its earnings results on Friday, October, 30th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.01 by $0.02. The communications equipment provider earned $12.11 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $12.50 million. Communications Systems had a net margin of 3.35% and a negative return on equity of 1.47%.
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How often does Communications Systems pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Communications Systems?

Communications Systems declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 20th. Shareholders of record on Monday, June 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.02 per share on Wednesday, July 1st. This represents a $0.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.73%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, June 12th.
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What price target have analysts set for JCS?

1 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for Communications Systems' shares. Their forecasts range from $8.00 to $8.00. On average, they expect Communications Systems' stock price to reach $8.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 73.2% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Communications Systems?

Communications Systems saw a decline in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 11,900 shares, a decline of 20.1% from the December 15th total of 14,900 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 21,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.6 days. Approximately 0.2% of the company's shares are sold short.
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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 NeoPhotonics (NPTN), Energy Transfer (ET), Nokia (NOK), OPKO Health (OPK), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) (ERIC), Inovio Pharmaceuticals (INO), ON Semiconductor (ON), Pfizer (PFE) and (PRMW).

Who are Communications Systems' key executives?

Communications Systems' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Roger Lacey, Exec. Chairman and Interim Group Pres of Transition Networks & Net2Edge (Age 71, Pay $431.29k)
  • Mr. Mark D. Fandrich, CFO, Treasurer, COO & Group Bus. Pres (Age 59, Pay $426.92k)
  • Mr. Scott M. Fluegge, Pres & GM of JDL Technologies, Inc (Age 51, Pay $257.45k)
  • Ms. Anita Kumar, CEO & Director
  • Ms. Kristin A. Hlavka, Corp. Controller (Age 39)
  • Mr. Seweryn Sadura, Gen. Mang. of Suttle (Age 50)

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 WeBull, 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 $4.62.

How big of a company is Communications Systems?

Communications Systems has a market capitalization of $43.06 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 203 workers across the globe.

What is Communications Systems' official website?

The official website for Communications Systems is 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.

This page was last updated on 1/20/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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