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

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$1.13 +0.07 (+6.60 %)
(As of 02/21/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$1.06
Today's Range$1.11 - $1.30
52-Week Range$0.75 - $2.24
Volume2.02 million shs
Average Volume187,649 shs
Market Capitalization$90.43 million
P/E Ratio-3.14
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta3.05
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

Industry Semiconductors & related devices
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorComputer and Technology
CUSIPN/A
Phone33-1-70-72-16-00

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$40.25 million
Book Value$0.05 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-26,160,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees238
Market Cap$90.43 million
Next Earnings Date5/1/2019 (Estimated)
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) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February, 19th. The semiconductor company reported ($0.10) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.08) by $0.02. The semiconductor company earned $6.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $10.39 million. Sequans Communications had a negative net margin of 91.72% and a negative return on equity of 340.88%. Sequans Communications's revenue was down 46.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.07) EPS. View Sequans Communications' Earnings History.

When is Sequans Communications' next earnings date?

Sequans Communications is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Sequans Communications.

What price target have analysts set for SQNS?

4 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Sequans Communications' stock. Their forecasts range from $1.65 to $2.50. On average, they expect Sequans Communications' share price to reach $1.9667 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 74.0% 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. Needham & Company LLC analysts commented, "We maintain our Buy rating and $1.75 PT as we believe the preliminary 4Q could represent the bottom. We believe the temporary channel inventory concerns and delays in closing vertical deals is getting resolved and we should see SQNS return to its revenue run-rate in 1Q (still below 3Q18 levels). We expect growth to reaccelerate throughout CY19 principally driven by CAT 1 business (new projects with Gemalto), CAT 1 modules vis-a-via Sprint network, new projects in Japan and a rebound in broadband. The new strategic investment of $8.4MM will provide the company with additional financial flexibility and help goal to achieve CF B/E end of CY19." (2/20/2019)
  • 2. 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. " (1/1/2019)

Has Sequans Communications been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about SQNS stock have trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive 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 negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Sequans Communications earned a daily sentiment score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Sequans Communications' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Sequans Communications own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Sequans Communications investors own include Seagate Technology (STX), Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (TEVA), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), Gevo (GEVO), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), Synergy Pharmaceuticals (SGYP), Sangamo Therapeutics (SGMO), Micron Technology (MU), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and Cosan (CZZ).

Who are Sequans Communications' key executives?

Sequans Communications' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Dr. Georges Karam, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 57)
  • Mr. Bertrand Debray, Chief Operating Officer (Age 54)
  • Ms. Deborah Choate, Chief Financial Officer (Age 55)
  • Mr. Didier Dutronc, Chief Marketing Officer (Age 59)
  • Mr. Nick Taluja, VP of Worldwide Sales (Age 47)

Who are Sequans Communications' major shareholders?

Sequans Communications' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Divisar Capital Management LLC (8.96%) and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans (0.96%).

Which institutional investors are selling Sequans Communications stock?

SQNS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Thrivent Financial for Lutherans.

Which institutional 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.

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 $1.13.

How big of a company is Sequans Communications?

Sequans Communications has a market capitalization of $90.43 million and generates $40.25 million in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $-26,160,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.36) 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:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  251 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  243 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  494
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This page was last updated on 2/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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