Optical Cable Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.05 (-1.31 %)
(As of 04/12/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $3.78
50-Day Range
MA: $3.72
52-Week Range
Now: $3.78
Volume11,172 shs
Average Volume121,638 shs
Market Capitalization$28.49 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Optical Cable Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells fiber optic and copper data communications cabling and connectivity solutions primarily for the enterprise market in the United States and internationally. The company provides fiber optic and hybrid cables for high bandwidth transmission of data, video, and voice communications; and copper datacom cables, including unshielded and shielded twisted pair constructions. It also offers fiber optic connectivity products, including fiber optic wall mounts, cabinet mount and rack mount enclosures, pre-terminated fiber optic enclosures, fiber optic connectors, splice trays, fiber optic jumpers, plug and play cassette modules, pre-terminated fiber optic cable assemblies, adapters, and accessories. In addition, the company provides copper connectivity products comprising category compliant patch panels, jacks, plugs, patch cords, faceplates, surface mounted boxes, distribution and multi-media boxes, copper rack mount and wall mount enclosures, cable assemblies, cable organizers, and other wiring products for equipment rooms, telecommunications closets, data centers, and workstation applications. Further, it offers network, data storage, and telecommunications management systems, such as data cabinets, wall mount enclosures, horizontal and vertical cable management systems, and open frame relay racks for enterprise and residential use; and datacom wiring products, such as various enclosures, modules, and modular outlets for single dwelling and multiple dwelling residential uses. Additionally, the company provides specialty fiber optic connectors and connectivity components, copper datacom connectors, and related systems and solutions for military, other harsh environment, and special applications. It sells its products to distributors, original equipment manufacturers, value-added resellers, and end-users. Optical Cable Corporation was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Roanoke, Virginia.

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Nonferrous wiredrawing & insulating
Current SymbolNASDAQ:OCC
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$55.28 million
Book Value$2.02 per share


Net Income$-6,120,000.00


Market Cap$28.49 million
Next Earnings Date6/11/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable


August 19, 2020 |
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Overall MarketRank

0.50 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

1108th out of 1,549 stocks

Nonferrous Wiredrawing & Insulating Industry

4th out of 6 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
-0.05 (-1.31 %)
(As of 04/12/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Optical Cable (NASDAQ:OCC) Frequently Asked Questions

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Are investors shorting Optical Cable?

Optical Cable saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 12,500 shares, an increase of 28.9% from the March 15th total of 9,700 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 126,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.1 days. Currently, 0.3% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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When is Optical Cable's next earnings date?

Optical Cable is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, June 11th 2021.
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How were Optical Cable's earnings last quarter?

Optical Cable Co. (NASDAQ:OCC) issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, March, 15th. The communications equipment provider reported ($0.29) EPS for the quarter. The communications equipment provider earned $11.88 million during the quarter. Optical Cable had a negative net margin of 11.07% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 36.77%.
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How has Optical Cable's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Optical Cable's stock was trading at $2.95 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, OCC stock has increased by 28.1% and is now trading at $3.78.
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Who are Optical Cable's key executives?

Optical Cable's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Neil D. Wilkin Jr., Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 57, Pay $511.98k)
  • Ms. Tracy G. Smith, Sr. VP, CFO & Corp. Sec. (Age 54, Pay $307.41k)
  • Mr. Phil Peters, VP of HR

What is Neil D. Wilkin Jr.'s approval rating as Optical Cable's CEO?

9 employees have rated Optical Cable CEO Neil D. Wilkin Jr. on Neil D. Wilkin Jr. has an approval rating of 23% among Optical Cable's employees. This puts Neil D. Wilkin Jr. in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

Who are some of Optical Cable's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Optical Cable own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Optical Cable investors own include Inovio Pharmaceuticals (INO), FuelCell Energy (FCEL), Co-Diagnostics (CODX), Inseego (INSG), Sierra Oncology (SRRA), Tonix Pharmaceuticals (TNXP), Vaxart (VXRT), AbbVie (ABBV), Achieve Life Sciences (ACHV) and Actinium Pharmaceuticals (ATNM).

What is Optical Cable's stock symbol?

Optical Cable trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "OCC."

How do I buy shares of Optical Cable?

Shares of OCC 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.
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What is Optical Cable's stock price today?

One share of OCC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $3.78.

How much money does Optical Cable make?

Optical Cable has a market capitalization of $28.49 million and generates $55.28 million in revenue each year.

How many employees does Optical Cable have?

Optical Cable employs 317 workers across the globe.

What is Optical Cable's official website?

The official website for Optical Cable is

Where are Optical Cable's headquarters?

Optical Cable is headquartered at 5290 CONCOURSE DRIVE, ROANOKE VA, 24019.

How can I contact Optical Cable?

Optical Cable's mailing address is 5290 CONCOURSE DRIVE, ROANOKE VA, 24019. The communications equipment provider can be reached via phone at 540-265-0690 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 4/13/2021 by Staff
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