NYSE:SQNS - Sequans Communications Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$1.02 -0.01 (-0.97 %)
(As of 11/18/2018 04:50 AM ET)
Previous Close$1.02
Today's Range$1.00 - $1.03
52-Week Range$1.00 - $2.61
Volume96,963 shs
Average Volume251,269 shs
Market Capitalization$80.03 million
P/E Ratio-3.29
Dividend YieldN/A
Sequans Communications S.A., together with its subsidiaries, engages in fabless designing, developing, and supplying 4G LTE semiconductor solutions for wireless broadband and Internet of Things applications. Its solutions incorporate baseband processor and radio frequency (RF) transceiver integrated circuits along with proprietary signal processing techniques, algorithms, and software stacks. The company offers baseband solutions used to encode and decode data based on 4G protocols that serve as the wireless processing platform for a 4G device; RF transceivers used to transmit and receive wireless transmissions; and system-on-chip solutions that integrate the baseband and RF transceiver functions. Its solutions serves as the wireless communications platform in various devices, including USB dongles; portable routers; embedded wireless modems for computing and multimedia devices; and customer-premises equipment, such as fixed wireless broadband access modems, routers, and residential gateways. The company's solutions also provide connectivity for industrial devices in transportation, security, asset tracking, retail, smart energy, smart city, agriculture, healthcare, and other applications. It serves OEMs, ODMs, contract manufacturers, or system integrators, as well as distributors who provide customer communications, logistics, and support functions. The company operates in the Asia-Pacific region, including Taiwan, China, South Korea, and Japan; Europe; the Middle East; and North and South America. Sequans Communications S.A. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Paris, France.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Semiconductors & related devices
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNYSE:SQNS
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio4.36
Current Ratio1.34
Quick Ratio1.10


Trailing P/E Ratio-3.29
Forward P/E Ratio-3.29
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$48.26 million
Price / Sales1.69
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book Value$0.05 per share
Price / Book20.40


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.31)
Net Income$-26,160,000.00
Net Margins-75.61%
Return on Equity-361.56%
Return on Assets-49.60%


Outstanding Shares80,030,000
Market Cap$80.03 million
OptionableNot Optionable

Sequans Communications (NYSE:SQNS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sequans Communications' stock symbol?

Sequans Communications trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SQNS."

How were Sequans Communications' earnings last quarter?

Sequans Communications SA (NYSE:SQNS) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 30th. The semiconductor company reported ($0.08) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.07) by $0.01. The semiconductor company earned $10.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $14.25 million. Sequans Communications had a negative return on equity of 361.56% and a negative net margin of 75.61%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 8.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted ($0.07) earnings per share. View Sequans Communications' Earnings History.

When is Sequans Communications' next earnings date?

Sequans Communications is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 12th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Sequans Communications.

What price target have analysts set for SQNS?

4 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Sequans Communications' shares. Their predictions range from $1.65 to $4.00. On average, they expect Sequans Communications' share price to reach $2.6625 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 161.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Sequans Communications.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Sequans Communications?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sequans Communications in the last year. There are currently 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Sequans Communications.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Sequans Communications stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Sequans Communications stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Sequans Communications S.A., operates as a fabless designer, developer and supplier of 4G semiconductor solutions for wireless broadband applications. Solutions offered by the Company include baseband processor and radio frequency, or RF, transceiver integrated circuits, or ICs, along with signal processing techniques, algorithms and software stacks. Its solutions can be applied in devices like: smartphones; USB dongles; portable routers; embedded wireless modems for laptops, netbooks, tablets, and other consumer multimedia and industrial devices; consumer premises equipment, or CPE, such as residential gateways; and basestations. Sequans Communications S.A. is based in Paris, France. " (11/16/2018)
  • 2. Needham & Company LLC analysts commented, "Sequans reported 1Q18 results and 2Q18 guidance largely in-line with our and Street estimates. While the Broadband business continues to face near-term headwinds, IoT revenue increased by >50% Q/Q. With the CAT 1 revenue ramp on track and CAT M1/NB1 revenue set to reach higher levels in 2H18, Sequans anticipates sequential revenue growth throughout the calendar year. Importantly, we have increasing confidence that revenue will ramp to the high-teens by year-end thereby significantly reducing the company’s cash burn. To reflect a more gradual recovery in the broadband business and a slight timing shift in the CAT-M1/NB1 ramp, we are modestly reducing our 2018 and 2019 estimates. However, with strong visibility into the hockey stick" in IoT revenue, we reiterate our Buy rating and $3 PT ." (5/2/2018)

Has Sequans Communications been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about SQNS stock has trended somewhat positive on Sunday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Sequans Communications earned a news sentiment score of 1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are some of Sequans Communications' key competitors?

Who are Sequans Communications' key executives?

Sequans Communications' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Dr. Georges Karam, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 56)
  • Mr. Bertrand Debray, Chief Operating Officer (Age 53)
  • Ms. Deborah Choate, Chief Financial Officer (Age 54)
  • Mr. Didier Dutronc, Chief Marketing Officer (Age 58)
  • Mr. Nick Taluja, VP of Worldwide Sales (Age 46)

Who are Sequans Communications' major shareholders?

Sequans Communications' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include AWM Investment Company Inc. (11.58%), Divisar Capital Management LLC (6.89%), Mutual of America Capital Management LLC (2.16%), Thrivent Financial for Lutherans (1.13%), FMR LLC (0.49%) and AXA (0.25%).

Which major investors are selling Sequans Communications stock?

SQNS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AXA, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and Mutual of America Capital Management LLC.

Which major investors are buying Sequans Communications stock?

SQNS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Divisar Capital Management LLC, FMR LLC, AWM Investment Company Inc., FNY Investment Advisers LLC and FNY Investment Advisers LLC.

How do I buy shares of Sequans Communications?

Shares of SQNS 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 Sequans Communications' stock price today?

One share of SQNS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $1.02.

How big of a company is Sequans Communications?

Sequans Communications has a market capitalization of $80.03 million and generates $48.26 million in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $-26,160,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.31) on an earnings per share basis. Sequans Communications employs 238 workers across the globe.

What is Sequans Communications' official website?

The official website for Sequans Communications is http://www.sequans.com.

How can I contact Sequans Communications?

Sequans Communications' mailing address is 15-55 BLVD CHARLES DE GAULLE, COLOMBES I0, 92700. The semiconductor company can be reached via phone at 33-1-70-72-16-00 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Sequans Communications (NYSE SQNS)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  240 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  229 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  469
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Sequans Communications and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SQNS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SQNS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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