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How to buy Alaska Communications Systems Group stock | $3.32

Learn how to easily invest in Alaska Communications Systems Group stock.

Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc is a telecom services business based in the US. Alaska Communications Systems Group shares (ALSK) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Alaska Communications Systems Group employs 555 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Alaska Communications Systems Group stock price (NASDAQ: ALSK)

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Alaska Communications Systems Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-30.
Latest market close$3.32
52-week range$1.85 - $3.88
50-day moving average $3.34
200-day moving average $3.30
Wall St. target price$3.00
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (5.11%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.18

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Is it a good time to buy Alaska Communications Systems Group stock?

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Alaska Communications Systems Group price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $3.32 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-21) N/A
1 month (2021-07-01) 3.32
3 months (2021-04-30) 0.30%
6 months (2021-01-28) N/A
1 year (2020-07-28) N/A
2 years (2019-07-28) N/A
3 years (2018-07-28) N/A
5 years (2016-07-28) N/A

Is Alaska Communications Systems Group under- or over-valued?

Valuing Alaska Communications Systems Group stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Alaska Communications Systems Group's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Alaska Communications Systems Group's EBITDA

Alaska Communications Systems Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $63.2 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Alaska Communications Systems Group's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Alaska Communications Systems Group financials

Revenue TTM $243 million
Operating margin TTM 8.78%
Gross profit TTM $129 million
Return on assets TTM 2.38%
Return on equity TTM -1.75%
Profit margin -1.18%
Book value $3.06
Market capitalisation $184.5 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Alaska Communications Systems Group shares

There are currently 309,483 Alaska Communications Systems Group shares held short by investors – that's known as Alaska Communications Systems Group's "short interest". This figure is 81.7% down from 1.7 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Alaska Communications Systems Group shares can be evaluated.

Alaska Communications Systems Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Alaska Communications Systems Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Alaska Communications Systems Group shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Alaska Communications Systems Group shares traded daily (recently around 736864.28571429). Alaska Communications Systems Group's SIR currently stands at 0.42. In other words for every 100,000 Alaska Communications Systems Group shares traded daily on the market, roughly 420 shares are currently held short.

However Alaska Communications Systems Group's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Alaska Communications Systems Group shares, or, against the total number of tradable Alaska Communications Systems Group shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Alaska Communications Systems Group's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Alaska Communications Systems Group shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0067% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Alaska Communications Systems Group shares, roughly 7 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Alaska Communications Systems Group.

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Alaska Communications Systems Group share dividends

We're not expecting Alaska Communications Systems Group to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Alaska Communications Systems Group share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Alaska Communications Systems Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.85 up to $3.88. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ALSK.US volatility(beta: 1.41)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Alaska Communications Systems Group's is 1.4097. This would suggest that Alaska Communications Systems Group's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Alaska Communications Systems Group overview

Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. , through its subsidiaries, provides broadband telecommunication and managed information technology services to business, wholesale, and consumer customers in the United States. Its services include voice and broadband services; and managed IT services comprising remote network monitoring and support, managed IT security and IT professional, and long distance services primarily over its own terrestrial network. The company's business customers comprise enterprises in the oil and gas industry, health care, education, Alaska Native Corporations, and financial industries; federal, state, and local governments; and small and medium business. It also provides voice and broadband services to residential customers in residential homes and multi-dwelling units; voice and broadband origination and termination services to inter and intrastate carriers; and access and support services. The company markets and sells its products through direct sales channels. Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Alaska Communications Systems Group is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 7.451% of Alaska Communications Systems Group shares are held by insiders and 68.006% by institutions.
How many people work for Alaska Communications Systems Group?
Latest data suggests 555 work at Alaska Communications Systems Group.
When does the fiscal year end for Alaska Communications Systems Group?
Alaska Communications Systems Group's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Alaska Communications Systems Group based?
Alaska Communications Systems Group's address is: 600 Telephone Avenue, Anchorage, AK, United States, 99503
What is Alaska Communications Systems Group's ISIN number?
Alaska Communications Systems Group's international securities identification number is: US01167P1012
What is Alaska Communications Systems Group's CUSIP number?
Alaska Communications Systems Group's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 01167P101

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