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

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$1.43 -0.01 (-0.69 %)
(As of 09/25/2018 02:56 AM ET)
Previous Close$1.43
Today's Range$1.42 - $1.44
52-Week Range$1.39 - $3.50
Volume134,100 shs
Average Volume247,508 shs
Market Capitalization$114.43 million
P/E Ratio-4.59
Dividend YieldN/A
Sequans Communications logoSequans 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


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.65
Current Ratio1.06
Quick Ratio0.88


Trailing P/E Ratio-4.59
Forward P/E Ratio-5.11
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$48.26 million
Price / Sales2.37
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book Value$0.05 per share
Price / Book28.60


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.31)
Net Income$-26,160,000.00
Net Margins-67.53%
Return on Equity-298.34%
Return on Assets-44.88%


Outstanding Shares80,030,000
Market Cap$114.43 million

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 quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July, 31st. The semiconductor company reported ($0.08) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.07) by $0.01. The semiconductor company earned $12.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $13.49 million. Sequans Communications had a negative net margin of 67.53% and a negative return on equity of 298.34%. The company's revenue was down 3.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned ($0.06) 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, October, 30th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Sequans Communications.

What guidance has Sequans Communications issued on next quarter's earnings?

Sequans Communications issued an update on its third quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, July, 31st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of ($0.08-0.06) for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of ($0.06). The company issued revenue guidance of $13.5-16.0 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $15.74 million.

What price target have analysts set for SQNS?

6 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Sequans Communications' stock. Their predictions range from $2.50 to $4.00. On average, they anticipate Sequans Communications' stock price to reach $3.4583 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 141.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Sequans Communications.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Sequans Communications?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sequans Communications in the last year. There are currently 6 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. " (7/6/2018)
  • 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)

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 a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Divisar Capital Management LLC (5.95%), Numen Capital LLP (0.83%), Gradient Investments LLC (0.56%), Banque Pictet & Cie SA (0.20%) and FNY Investment Advisers LLC (0.10%).

Which major investors are buying Sequans Communications stock?

SQNS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Divisar Capital Management LLC, Numen Capital LLP, Banque Pictet & Cie SA, Gradient Investments 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 $1.43.

How big of a company is Sequans Communications?

Sequans Communications has a market capitalization of $114.43 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 213 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:  230 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  217 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  447
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 9/25/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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