NASDAQ:PNTR - Pointer Telocation Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$11.55 -0.23 (-1.95 %)
(As of 12/11/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$11.78
Today's Range$11.50 - $11.72
52-Week Range$10.25 - $19.65
Volume8,700 shs
Average Volume20,244 shs
Market Capitalization$96.36 million
P/E Ratio10.36
Dividend YieldN/A
Pointer Telocation Ltd. provides mobile resource management (MRM) products and services for the automotive and insurance industries, and mobile assets management markets worldwide. It operates through MRM and Cellocator sgments. The MRM segment offers asset management, fleet management, stolen vehicle retrieval (SVR), and connected car services. The Cellocator segment designs, develops, and manufactures MRM products, such as fleet management products, including remote monitoring and control solutions comprising command and control center, and communications infrastructure; asset management products; and SVR products. The company was formerly known as Nexus Telocation Systems Ltd. and changed its name to Pointer Telocation Ltd. in January 2006. Pointer Telocation Ltd. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Rosh Haayin, Israel.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Radio & t.v. communications equipment
SectorIndustrial Products
Current SymbolNASDAQ:PNTR
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.05
Current Ratio1.79
Quick Ratio1.42


Trailing P/E Ratio10.36
Forward P/E Ratio10.60
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$78.15 million
Price / Sales1.20
Cash Flow$1.4528 per share
Price / Cash Flow7.95
Book Value$7.89 per share
Price / Book1.46


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.12
Net Income$16.51 million
Net Margins21.23%
Return on Equity13.81%
Return on Assets9.62%


Outstanding Shares8,130,000
Market Cap$96.36 million
OptionableNot Optionable

Pointer Telocation (NASDAQ:PNTR) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Pointer Telocation's stock symbol?

Pointer Telocation trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PNTR."

How were Pointer Telocation's earnings last quarter?

Pointer Telocation Ltd (NASDAQ:PNTR) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 15th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.26 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.26. The communications equipment provider had revenue of $18.73 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $19.79 million. Pointer Telocation had a return on equity of 13.81% and a net margin of 21.23%. View Pointer Telocation's Earnings History.

When is Pointer Telocation's next earnings date?

Pointer Telocation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 26th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Pointer Telocation.

What price target have analysts set for PNTR?

2 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Pointer Telocation's shares. Their predictions range from $17.00 to $25.00. On average, they anticipate Pointer Telocation's stock price to reach $21.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 81.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Pointer Telocation.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Pointer Telocation?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Pointer Telocation in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Pointer Telocation.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Pointer Telocation stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Pointer Telocation stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Pointer Telocation Ltd provides range of services to insurance companies and automobile owners, including road-side assistance, vehicle towing, stolen vehicle retrieval, fleet management and other value added services. Pointer Telocation provides services, for the most part, in Israel, through its subsidiary Shagrir and in Argentina and Mexico through its local subsidiaries. " (12/4/2018)
  • 2. HC Wainwright analysts commented, "We believe currency related headwinds will continue to impact PNTR’s topline performance in the near term, given the company’s exposure to geographies such as Brazil (approximately 24.3% currency decline in 2018 relative to USD) and Argentina (approximately 111.6% currency decline in 2018 relative to USD), revenues from where accounted approximately 22.1% and 24.1% of the company’s revenues during 1H18 and 2017, respectively. In line with this, we are adjusting our 3Q18 and 4Q18 revenue expectations for the company to $19.0M and $19.8M, respectively, from $20.7M and $21.4M, previously." (9/24/2018)

Has Pointer Telocation been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about PNTR stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Pointer Telocation earned a daily sentiment score of 1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the communications equipment provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Pointer Telocation's key competitors?

Who are Pointer Telocation's key executives?

Pointer Telocation's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. David Mahlab, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres (Age 61)
  • Mr. Yaniv Dorani, Chief Financial Officer (Age 41)
  • Eran Tibon, Chief Operational Officer (Age 57)
  • Mr. Joshua Rozanski, VP of Sales and Marketing (Age 52)
  • Mr. Ilan Goldstein, Gen. Mang. of Pointer Israel (Age 63)

Who are Pointer Telocation's major shareholders?

Pointer Telocation's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Clal Insurance Enterprises Holdings Ltd (5.62%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.96%), ARK Investment Management LLC (0.56%), B. Riley Financial Inc. (0.49%), First Wilshire Securities Management Inc. (0.39%) and Menora Mivtachim Holdings LTD. (0.36%).

Which major investors are selling Pointer Telocation stock?

PNTR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Menora Mivtachim Holdings LTD. and Renaissance Technologies LLC.

Which major investors are buying Pointer Telocation stock?

PNTR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Clal Insurance Enterprises Holdings Ltd, First Wilshire Securities Management Inc., ARK Investment Management LLC and B. Riley Financial Inc..

How do I buy shares of Pointer Telocation?

Shares of PNTR 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 Pointer Telocation's stock price today?

One share of PNTR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $11.55.

How big of a company is Pointer Telocation?

Pointer Telocation has a market capitalization of $96.36 million and generates $78.15 million in revenue each year. The communications equipment provider earns $16.51 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.12 on an earnings per share basis. Pointer Telocation employs 702 workers across the globe.

What is Pointer Telocation's official website?

The official website for Pointer Telocation is

How can I contact Pointer Telocation?

Pointer Telocation's mailing address is 14 HAMELACHA STREET, ROSH HA`AYIN L3, 48091. The communications equipment provider can be reached via phone at 972-3572-3111 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Pointer Telocation (NASDAQ PNTR)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  146 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  127 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  273
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Pointer Telocation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PNTR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PNTR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/11/2018 by Staff

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