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
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $49.29 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 15,480,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $3.21
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $2.89
  • 52 Week Range: $1.76 - $3.80
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 320.00
  • P/E Growth: 12.40
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $64.72 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.77
  • Book Value: $3.35 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.96
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $217,999.00
  • Net Margins: -13.51%
  • Return on Equity: -1.07%
  • Return on Assets: -0.84%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 4.23%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.95%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 57,706 shs.
  • Beta: 1.57
  • 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?

Shares of Westell Technologies reverse split on the morning of 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 market closes 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 announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase program on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $2,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to buy up to 59% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Westell Technologies' earnings last quarter?

Westell Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:WSTL) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 9th. The company reported $0.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' 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 quarter last year, the firm posted ($0.06) EPS. View Westell Technologies' Earnings History.

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

1 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Westell Technologies' stock. Their predictions range from $6.00 to $6.00. On average, they anticipate Westell Technologies' stock 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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Cove Street Capital LLC (8.76%), COVE STREET CAPITAL, LLC (10.89%), Pax World Management LLC (2.53%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (1.82%), Royce & Associates LP (1.72%) and Vanguard Group Inc. (1.55%). 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.

Who sold Westell Technologies stock? Who is selling Westell Technologies stock?

Westell Technologies' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cove Street Capital LLC, Pax World Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., California Public Employees Retirement System and Royce & Associates LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Westell Technologies.

Who bought Westell Technologies stock? Who is buying Westell Technologies stock?

Westell Technologies' stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Essex Investment Management Co. LLC. Company insiders that have bought Westell Technologies stock in the last two years include Charles S Bernstein, Dennis O Harris, John Thomas Gruenwald, Kirk R Brannock and Richard E Good. View Insider Buying and Selling 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 $3.20.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Westell Technologies (NASDAQ WSTL)
Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  47 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  57 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  104
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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 (87.50% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Westell Technologies (NASDAQ:WSTL)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/11/2017Northland SecuritiesSet Price TargetBuy$6.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/19/2015 forward)

Earnings

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)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Westell Technologies (NASDAQ:WSTL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.10 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.01 EPS

Dividends

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%
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)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Westell Technologies (NASDAQ:WSTL)
Latest Headlines for Westell Technologies (NASDAQ:WSTL)
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DateHeadline
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
finance.yahoo.com logoWestell Technologies Issues Open Letter to Shareholders
finance.yahoo.com - June 14 at 2:11 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Westell Technologies, Inc. : June 13, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 14 at 2:11 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestell Technologies Inc. (WSTL) Stock Rating Upgraded by ValuEngine
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 9 at 3:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestell Technologies (WSTL) to Buyback $2.00 million in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 4 at 12:44 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Westell Technologies, Inc. : June 2, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 3 at 2:30 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestell Technologies, Inc. :WSTL-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2017 By the Numbers : June 1, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 2 at 7:11 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestell Technologies Inc. (WSTL) Upgraded at ValuEngine
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 31 at 3:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestell Technologies Inc. Stock Set to Reverse Split on Thursday, June 8th (WSTL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 31 at 12:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestell Stockholders Approve Reverse Stock Split
finance.yahoo.com - May 31 at 11:30 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestell Technologies Inc (WSTL) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on March 31, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 27 at 6:50 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
finance.yahoo.com logoWestell Reports Fiscal Fourth Quarter 2017 Revenue of $15.4 Million
finance.yahoo.com - May 25 at 8:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestell reports 4Q loss
finance.yahoo.com - May 25 at 8:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestor Network: Westell Technologies, Inc. Class A to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - May 25 at 8:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of WSTL earnings conference call or presentation 24-May-17 8:30pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 25 at 8:00 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestell Technologies Inc. (WSTL) Posts Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 24 at 2:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestell Technologies Inc. (WSTL) Short Interest Down 11.5% in April
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 22 at 1:26 PM
streetinsider.com logoWestell Technologies (WSTL) Approves $2M Buyback
www.streetinsider.com - May 18 at 9:07 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestell Announces Authorization of a New $2 Million Stock Repurchase Program
finance.yahoo.com - May 17 at 11:06 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestell to Host Fiscal Fourth Quarter 2017 Earnings Call on May 24, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 3:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestell Technologies (WSTL) Earning Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, AlphaOne Reports
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 4:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestell Technologies (WSTL) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 9:22 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestell Technologies to Present at Taglich Brothers 14th Annual Investment Conference
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 11:38 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestell Technologies (WSTL) Given Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.12
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 3:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestell Technologies to Webcast Presentation at Taglich Brothers 14th Annual Investment Conference
finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 7:02 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestell Technologies (WSTL) Receiving Favorable News Coverage, Analysis Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 2:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestell Selected by Transit Wireless to Support 2017 New York City Subway Project
finance.yahoo.com - April 20 at 1:24 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestell Technologies (WSTL) Receiving Positive News Coverage, AlphaOne Reports
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 12:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestell Technologies (WSTL) Getting Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 8:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestell Technologies Inc. (WSTL) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 9:45 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestell Technologies Inc. Presentation Now Available for On-Demand Viewing
finance.yahoo.com - April 10 at 8:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestell Launches New Public Safety Signal Booster
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 1:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestell Negotiates New Lease at its Aurora Headquarters Facility
finance.yahoo.com - April 4 at 4:39 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
finance.yahoo.com logoWestell Technologies, Inc., to Webcast, Live, at VirtualInvestorConferences.com April 6
finance.yahoo.com - March 30 at 3:30 PM
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

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