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

+0.01 (+0.15 %)
(As of 01/20/2020 07:16 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $6.50
50-Day Range
MA: $7.12
52-Week Range
Now: $6.50
Volume59,427 shs
Average Volume86,317 shs
Market Capitalization$60.32 million
P/E Ratio14.77
Dividend Yield1.23%
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$60.32 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, December 4th. Shareholders 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 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.23%. 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 (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.07 by $0.12. The communications equipment provider earned $18.22 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $18.10 million. Communications Systems had a net margin of 5.80% and a return on equity of 10.00%. 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 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price targets 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 year. This suggests a possible upside of 23.1% 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?

Media stories about JCS stock have been trending positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded 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 3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines 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 effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Communications Systems.

Are investors shorting Communications Systems?

Communications Systems saw a increase in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 186,600 shares, an increase of 79.8% from the December 15th total of 103,800 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 159,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.2 days. Approximately 2.6% 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 Orion Energy Systems (OESX), Canopy Growth (CGC), NeoPhotonics (NPTN), Ardelyx (ARDX), ArQule (ARQL), Cohu (COHU), Corbus Pharmaceuticals (CRBP), Digi International (DGII), Extreme Networks (EXTR) and Lattice Semiconductor (LSCC).

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Gould Asset Management LLC CA (0.20%). 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 major investors are selling Communications Systems stock?

JCS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including 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.

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 $6.50.

How big of a company is Communications Systems?

Communications Systems has a market capitalization of $60.32 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:  192 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  255 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  447
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 1/20/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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