Westell Technologies Company Profile (NASDAQ:WSTL)

About Westell Technologies (NASDAQ:WSTL)

Westell Technologies logoWestell Technologies, Inc. is a provider of in-building wireless, intelligent site management, cell site optimization and outside plant solutions. The Company's set of products and solutions are designed to manage network performance for carriers, integrators and other network operators. The Company operates in two segments: In-Building Wireless (IBW) and Communication Solutions Group (CSG). The Company's segments are engaged in the design, development, assembly, and marketing of a range of products and solutions. The IBW segment solutions include distributed antenna systems (DAS) conditioners, digital repeaters and bi-directional amplifiers (BDAs), and system components and antennas, all used by wireless service providers and third-party hosts to fine tune radio frequency (RF) signals. The Company's intelligent site management solutions include a suite of remote monitoring and control devices.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Phones & Smart Phones
  • Sub-Industry: Communications Equipment
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:WSTL
  • CUSIP: 95754110
  • Web: www.westell.com
  • Market Cap: $42.82 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 15,403,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $2.89
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $2.92
  • 52 Week Range: $1.76 - $3.80
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 278.01
  • P/E Growth: 11.76
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $64.72 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.66
  • Book Value: $3.35 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.83
  • EBITDA: $217,999.00
  • Net Margins: -13.51%
  • Return on Equity: -1.07%
  • Return on Assets: -0.84%
  • Current Ratio: 4.23%
  • Quick Ratio: 3.14%
  • Average Volume: 31,331 shs.
  • Beta: 1.62
  • Short Ratio: 0.62

Frequently Asked Questions for Westell Technologies (NASDAQ:WSTL)

What is Westell Technologies' stock symbol?

Westell Technologies trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "WSTL."

When did Westell Technologies' stock split? How did Westell Technologies' stock split work?

Westell Technologies shares reverse split on Thursday, June 8th 2017. The 1-4 reverse split was announced on Wednesday, May 31st 2017. The number of shares owned by shareholders was adjusted after the closing bell on Wednesday, June 7th 2017. An investor that had 100 shares of Westell Technologies stock prior to the reverse split would have 25 shares after the split.

How will Westell Technologies' stock buyback program work?

Westell Technologies declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $2,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy up to 59% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are generally an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Westell Technologies' earnings last quarter?

Westell Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:WSTL) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 9th. The company reported $0.03 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $16.57 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $15.36 million. Westell Technologies had a negative net margin of 13.51% and a negative return on equity of 1.07%. The business's revenue was up 11.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned ($0.06) earnings per share. View Westell Technologies' Earnings History.

Where is Westell Technologies' stock going? Where will Westell Technologies' stock price be in 2017?

1 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Westell Technologies' stock. Their forecasts range from $6.00 to $6.00. On average, they anticipate Westell Technologies' share price to reach $6.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Westell Technologies.

Who are some of Westell Technologies' key competitors?

Who are Westell Technologies' key executives?

Westell Technologies' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Dennis O. Harris, Interim Chairman of the Board
  • Matthew B. Brady, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Thomas P. Minichiello CPA, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Principal Accounting Officer, Treasurer, Secretary
  • J.J. Swartwood, Senior Vice President - Worldwide Sales
  • Richard E. Good, Vice President - Business Development
  • Jeannie H. Diefenderfer, Director
  • Cary B. Wood, Director
  • Mark A. Zorko CPA, Director
  • Robert W. Foskett, Independent Director
  • Eileen A. Kamerick, Independent Director

Who owns Westell Technologies stock?

Westell Technologies' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include COVE STREET CAPITAL, LLC (10.89%), COVE STREET CAPITAL, LLC (10.46%) and COVE STREET CAPITAL, LLC (10.46%). Company insiders that own Westell Technologies stock include Charles S Bernstein, Dennis O Harris, John Thomas Gruenwald, Kirk R Brannock and Richard E Good. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Westell Technologies.

How do I buy Westell Technologies stock?

Shares of Westell Technologies can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Westell Technologies' stock price today?

One share of Westell Technologies stock can currently be purchased for approximately $2.78.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Westell Technologies (NASDAQ WSTL)
Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  68 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  78 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  146
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Westell Technologies and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Westell Technologies (NASDAQ:WSTL) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $6.00 (115.82% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Westell Technologies (NASDAQ:WSTL)
Price Target History for Westell Technologies (NASDAQ:WSTL)
Analysts' Ratings History for Westell Technologies (NASDAQ:WSTL)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/11/2017Northland SecuritiesSet Price TargetBuy$6.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Westell Technologies (NASDAQ:WSTL)
Earnings by Quarter for Westell Technologies (NASDAQ:WSTL)
Earnings History by Quarter for Westell Technologies (NASDAQ WSTL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/9/2017Q1 2018$0.04$0.03$15.36 million$16.57 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/24/20173/31/2017$0.08$15.90 million$15.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2016Q217($0.12)($0.08)$16.64 million$17.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/10/2016Q117($0.16)($0.24)$21.03 million$14.82 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/18/2016Q416($0.12)($0.16)$22.84 million$20.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2016Q316($0.16)($0.20)$21.20 million$20.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q216($0.20)($0.04)$21.35 million$25.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q116($0.24)($0.16)$19.06 million$21.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/20/2015Q415($0.36)($0.36)$18.87 million$19.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2015Q315($0.32)($0.32)$17.99 million$14.04 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2014Q215($0.16)($0.12)$27.55 million$23.65 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q115($0.12)($0.80)$33.70 million$27.83 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/21/2014Q414$0.04($0.08)$23.81 million$24.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2014Q314$0.04$0.28$26.75 million$25.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2013Q214$0.04$0.28$23.10 million$30.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/22/2013Q4 2013($0.12)($0.08)$11.29 million$10.66 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2012Q213($0.08)($0.12)$10.50 million$9.92 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Westell Technologies (NASDAQ:WSTL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.1000 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.0100 EPS


Dividend History for Westell Technologies (NASDAQ:WSTL)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Westell Technologies (NASDAQ:WSTL)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 24.15%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 27.18%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Westell Technologies (NASDAQ:WSTL)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Westell Technologies (NASDAQ:WSTL)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Westell Technologies (NASDAQ:WSTL)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
11/29/2016Kirk R BrannockInsiderBuy883$0.52$459.16View SEC Filing  
11/15/2016Kirk R BrannockInsiderBuy14,200$0.46$6,532.00View SEC Filing  
11/9/2016Dennis O HarrisDirectorBuy10,000$0.49$4,900.00View SEC Filing  
5/27/2016Richard E GoodSVPBuy6,100$0.82$5,002.00View SEC Filing  
2/29/2016Charles S BernsteinSVPBuy8,771$1.16$10,174.36View SEC Filing  
2/25/2016John Thomas GruenwaldCEOBuy8,617$1.15$9,909.55View SEC Filing  
5/29/2015Thomas P MinichielloCFOBuy20,000$1.04$20,800.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2015John Thomas GruenwaldCEOBuy15,000$1.51$22,650.00View SEC Filing  
2/13/2015Scott T GoodrichInsiderBuy34,482$1.45$49,998.90View SEC Filing  
12/10/2014Richard S GilbertCEOSell25,000$1.29$32,250.00View SEC Filing  
9/10/2014Richard S GilbertCEOSell25,000$1.87$46,750.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2014Christopher J ShaverSVPSell11,900$1.72$20,468.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2014Richard S GilbertCEOSell25,000$2.44$61,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2014Amy T ForsterVPSell18,750$3.18$59,625.00View SEC Filing  
4/11/2014Amy T ForsterVPSell18,750$3.35$62,812.50View SEC Filing  
4/3/2014Richard S GilbertCEOSell25,413$3.82$97,077.66View SEC Filing  
3/14/2014Christopher J ShaverSVPSell5,000$4.04$20,200.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2014Amy T ForsterVPSell18,750$4.23$79,312.50View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014Amy T ForsterVPSell18,750$4.13$77,437.50View SEC Filing  
2/14/2014Christopher J ShaverSVPSell5,000$3.99$19,950.00View SEC Filing  
1/15/2014Christopher J ShaverSVPSell5,000$3.46$17,300.00View SEC Filing  
1/13/2014Amy T ForsterVPSell18,750$3.47$65,062.50View SEC Filing  
12/13/2013Christopher J ShaverSVPSell5,000$3.90$19,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/12/2013Richard S GilbertCEOSell25,000$3.90$97,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/11/2013Amy T ForsterVPSell18,750$3.85$72,187.50View SEC Filing  
11/26/2013Eileen A KamerickDirectorSell20,000$3.97$79,400.00View SEC Filing  
11/15/2013Christopher J ShaverSVPSell5,000$3.92$19,600.00View SEC Filing  
11/13/2013Robert C Penny IIIDirectorSell35,000$3.95$138,250.00View SEC Filing  
9/12/2013Richard S GilbertCEOSell25,000$3.22$80,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/6/2013Amy T ForsterVPSell30,000$2.83$84,900.00View SEC Filing  
6/13/2013Richard S GilbertCEOSell25,000$2.37$59,250.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Westell Technologies (NASDAQ:WSTL)
Latest Headlines for Westell Technologies (NASDAQ:WSTL)
finance.yahoo.com logoWestell to Host Fiscal Second Quarter 2018 Earnings Call on November 2, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 17 at 9:13 AM
feeds.benzinga.com logoWestell to Host Fiscal Second Quarter 2018 Earnings Call on November 2, 2017
feeds.benzinga.com - October 16 at 10:07 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestell Technologies, Inc. (WSTL) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 12 at 12:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks Investment Research Upgrades Westell Technologies, Inc. (WSTL) to Buy
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 5 at 10:58 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestell Names Kirk R. Brannock Chairman of the Board
finance.yahoo.com - September 15 at 11:33 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNumerex Corp. (NMRX) & Westell Technologies (WSTL) Head to Head Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 9 at 12:22 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Westell Technologies, Inc. : September 7, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 8 at 10:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoComparing Numerex Corp. (NMRX) and Westell Technologies (WSTL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 3 at 4:02 AM
seekingalpha.com logoWestell: Dual Ownership Frustrates Common Shareholders Even With Growth Prospects
seekingalpha.com - September 2 at 2:02 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestell Technologies, Inc. :WSTL-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2018 By the Numbers : September 1, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 1 at 3:53 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestell Technologies, Inc. (WSTL) Given a $6.00 Price Target at Northland Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 12 at 5:08 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of WSTL earnings conference call or presentation 10-Aug-17 1:30pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 2:06 AM
streetinsider.com logoWestell Technologies, Inc. (WSTL) Tops Q1 EPS by 1c, Beat on Revenues
www.streetinsider.com - August 10 at 4:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestell Reports Fiscal First Quarter 2018 Revenue of $16.6M
finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 9:48 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestor Network: Westell Technologies, Inc. to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 9:48 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestell Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:WSTL) Announces Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 9 at 9:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCritical Review: One Horizon Group (OHGI) versus Westell Technologies (WSTL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 19 at 6:28 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoWestell to Host Fiscal First Quarter 2018 Earnings Call on August 10, 2017
feeds.benzinga.com - July 19 at 10:35 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestell to Host Fiscal First Quarter 2018 Earnings Call on August 10, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 19 at 9:39 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoReviewing Westell Technologies (NASDAQ:WSTL) and DASAN Zhone Solutions (DZSI)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 16 at 10:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestell Technologies (NASDAQ:WSTL) versus Nokia Corporation (NOK) Head to Head Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 10 at 4:28 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoMatthew B. Brady Joins Westell Technologies as President and CEO
feeds.benzinga.com - July 10 at 10:16 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestell Technologies (WSTL) and One Horizon Group (OHGI) Critical Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 9 at 7:34 AM
streetinsider.com logoWestell Technologies, Inc. (WSTL) Reports Q4 EPS of $0.02, Miss on Revenues
www.streetinsider.com - May 25 at 8:00 AM
streetinsider.com logoWestell Technologies (WSTL) Approves $2M Buyback
www.streetinsider.com - May 18 at 9:07 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoWESTELL TECHNOLOGIES INC Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits
biz.yahoo.com - April 4 at 4:39 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoCary B. Wood joins Westell’s Board of Directors
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 10 at 5:14 AM
streetinsider.com logoWestell Technologies, Inc. (WSTL) Appoints Cary Wood to Board of Directors
www.streetinsider.com - March 9 at 5:40 AM
feeds.benzinga.com logoCary B. Wood joins Westell's Board of Directors
feeds.benzinga.com - March 8 at 4:16 PM
seekingalpha.com logoWestell Technologies' (WSTL) CEO Kirk Brannock on Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - February 10 at 6:43 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ3 2017 Westell Technologies Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 9 at 6:45 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoWestell Delivers $2.9 Million Positive Cash Flow for Fiscal 3Q17
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 9 at 6:45 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo4:04 pm Westell Tech beats by $0.02, misses on revs
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 9 at 6:45 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoWESTELL TECHNOLOGIES INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 9 at 6:45 AM
businesswire.com logoWestell Announces Listing Transfer to NASDAQ Capital Market
www.businesswire.com - January 4 at 7:50 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoWestell Announces Listing Transfer to NASDAQ Capital Market
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 4 at 7:50 AM
seekingalpha.com logoWSTL 60c. The 2016 Roller Coaster Is Over. The Sky Is The Limit For This Solid Growth Play In 2017 And Beyond
seekingalpha.com - January 2 at 1:41 AM
seekingalpha.com logoWSTL 58c - You Can Not Find A Better Stock For 2017 And Beyond (2016 Roller Coaster Ride Coming To An End)
seekingalpha.com - December 20 at 9:00 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ2 2017 Westell Technologies Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close
biz.yahoo.com - November 2 at 12:20 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoWESTELL TECHNOLOGIES INC Files SEC form 8-K, Financial Statements and Exhibits
biz.yahoo.com - September 28 at 7:53 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoWESTELL TECHNOLOGIES INC Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders, Regulation FD Discl
biz.yahoo.com - September 16 at 7:50 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoWESTELL TECHNOLOGIES INC Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure
biz.yahoo.com - August 16 at 8:25 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoWESTELL TECHNOLOGIES INC Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report
biz.yahoo.com - August 12 at 8:28 PM
nasdaq.com logoEarnings Reaction History: Westell Technologies Inc, 100.0% Follow-Through Indicator, 12.4% Sensitive
www.nasdaq.com - August 11 at 11:48 AM



Westell Technologies (WSTL) Chart for Saturday, October, 21, 2017

This page was last updated on 10/21/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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