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

+0.08 (+1.19 %)
(As of 02/21/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $6.78
50-Day Range
MA: $6.33
52-Week Range
Now: $6.78
Volume22,901 shs
Average Volume44,197 shs
Market Capitalization$62.92 million
P/E Ratio15.41
Dividend Yield1.19%
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
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:JCS



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$65.76 million
Book Value$4.55 per share


Net Income$-6,790,000.00


Market Cap$62.92 million
Next Earnings Date3/4/2020 (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 Wednesday, December 4th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 13th will be given a dividend of $0.02 per share on Thursday, January 2nd. This represents a $0.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.18%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 12th. View Communications Systems' Dividend History.

How were Communications Systems' earnings last quarter?

Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:JCS) released its earnings results on Thursday, October, 31st. The communications equipment provider reported $0.19 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.07 by $0.12. The communications equipment provider earned $18.22 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $18.10 million. Communications Systems had a return on equity of 10.00% and a net margin of 5.80%. 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, March 4th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Communications Systems.

What price target have analysts set for JCS?

1 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Communications Systems' stock. Their forecasts range from $8.00 to $8.00. On average, they anticipate Communications Systems' share price to reach $8.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 18.0% 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?

Press coverage about JCS stock has trended very positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Communications Systems earned a news impact score of 3.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the communications equipment provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Communications Systems.

Are investors shorting Communications Systems?

Communications Systems saw a increase in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 215,300 shares, an increase of 15.4% from the January 15th total of 186,600 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 167,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.3 days. Currently, 3.1% 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?

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Renaissance Technologies LLC (7.69%), Gabelli Funds LLC (3.28%), EAM Investors LLC (1.22%), Alambic Investment Management L.P. (1.10%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.52%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (0.39%). Company insiders that own Communications Systems stock include Bruce C Blackwood, Curtis A Sampson, Kristin Hlavka, Mark Fandrich, Richard A Primuth, Roger Hd Lacey, Scott Fluegge and Steven Webster. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Communications Systems.

Which institutional investors are selling Communications Systems stock?

JCS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gabelli Funds LLC and Gould Asset Management LLC CA. Company insiders that have sold Communications Systems company stock in the last year include Kristin Hlavka, Mark Fandrich and Scott Fluegge. View Insider Buying and Selling for Communications Systems.

Which institutional investors are buying Communications Systems stock?

JCS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, EAM Investors LLC, Alambic Investment Management L.P., Acadian Asset Management LLC, Trexquant Investment LP and Geode Capital Management 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 $6.78.

How big of a company is Communications Systems?

Communications Systems has a market capitalization of $62.92 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:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  197 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  261 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  458
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 2/22/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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