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How to buy CommScope Holding Company stock

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CommScope Holding Company, Inc is a communication equipment business based in the US. CommScope Holding Company shares (COMM) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. CommScope Holding Company employs 30,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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CommScope Holding Company share price

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CommScope Holding Company shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-28.
52-week range$7.42 - $17.91
50-day moving average $16.16
200-day moving average $13.60
Wall St. target price$18.68
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-1.62

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Is CommScope Holding Company under- or over-valued?

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

CommScope Holding Company's PEG ratio

CommScope Holding Company's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.28. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into CommScope Holding Company's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

CommScope Holding Company's EBITDA

CommScope Holding Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1.1 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a CommScope Holding Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

CommScope Holding Company financials

Revenue TTM $8.4 billion
Operating margin TTM 3.18%
Gross profit TTM $2.7 billion
Return on assets TTM 1.2%
Return on equity TTM -35.47%
Profit margin -6.8%
Book value $1.77
Market capitalisation $3.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting CommScope Holding Company shares

There are currently 7.5 million CommScope Holding Company shares held short by investors – that's known as CommScope Holding Company's "short interest". This figure is 10.7% up from 6.8 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting CommScope Holding Company shares can be evaluated.

CommScope Holding Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

CommScope Holding Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of CommScope Holding Company shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of CommScope Holding Company shares traded daily (recently around 3.0 million). CommScope Holding Company's SIR currently stands at 2.52. In other words for every 100,000 CommScope Holding Company shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2520 shares are currently held short.

However CommScope Holding Company's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of CommScope Holding Company shares, or, against the total number of tradable CommScope Holding Company shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case CommScope Holding Company's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 CommScope Holding Company shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0436% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable CommScope Holding Company shares, roughly 44 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 CommScope Holding Company.

Find out more about how you can short CommScope Holding Company stock.

CommScope Holding Company's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like CommScope Holding Company.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

CommScope Holding Company's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 21.2

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and CommScope Holding Company's overall score of 21.2 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 21st percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like CommScope Holding Company is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

CommScope Holding Company's environmental score

Environmental score: 3.64/100

CommScope Holding Company's environmental score of 3.64 puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that CommScope Holding Company is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

CommScope Holding Company's social score

Social score: 9.55/100

CommScope Holding Company's social score of 9.55 puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that CommScope Holding Company is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

CommScope Holding Company's governance score

Governance score: 8/100

CommScope Holding Company's governance score puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that CommScope Holding Company is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

CommScope Holding Company, Inc was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 21.2
Total ESG percentile 20.56
Environmental score 3.64
Environmental score percentile 3
Social score 9.55
Social score percentile 3
Governance score 8
Governance score percentile 3

CommScope Holding Company share dividends

18%

Dividend payout ratio: 18.18% of net profits

Recently CommScope Holding Company has paid out, on average, around 18.18% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), CommScope Holding Company shareholders could enjoy a 0% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In CommScope Holding Company's case, that would currently equate to about $N/A per share.

While CommScope Holding Company's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that CommScope Holding Company is investing more in its future growth.

CommScope Holding Company share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, CommScope Holding Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as $7.4232 up to $17.91. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

COMM.US volatility(beta: 1.84)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 CommScope Holding Company's is 1.8373. This would suggest that CommScope Holding Company's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

CommScope Holding Company overview

CommScope Holding Company, Inc. provides infrastructure solutions for communications and entertainment networks. It operates through four segments: Broadband Networks (Broadband), Home Networks (Home), Outdoor Wireless Networks (OWN), and Venue and Campus Networks (VCN). The Broadband segment provides a converged cable access platform, passive optical networking products, video systems, access technologies, fiber and coaxial cables, fiber and copper connectivity products, and hardened closures to the telco and cable provider broadband market. The Home segment offers subscriber-based solutions that support broadband and video applications; devices that provide residential connectivity to a service provider's network, such as digital subscriber line, cable modems, and telephony and data gateways that incorporate routing and Wi-Fi functionality; and set-top boxes that support cable, satellite, and Internet protocol television content delivery, which include digital video recorders, high definition set-top boxes, and hybrid set-top devices. The OWN segment provides base station antennas, RF filters, tower connectivity, microwave antennas, metro cell products, cabinets, steel, accessories, spectrum access system, and Comsearch products to the macro and metro cell markets. The VCN segment products include Wi-Fi and switching, distributed antenna systems, licensed and unlicensed small cells, enterprise fiber, and copper infrastructures for campuses, venues, data centers, and buildings.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of CommScope Holding Company is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 2.268% of CommScope Holding Company shares are held by insiders and 93.911% by institutions.
How many people work for CommScope Holding Company?
Latest data suggests 30,000 work at CommScope Holding Company.
When does the fiscal year end for CommScope Holding Company?
CommScope Holding Company's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is CommScope Holding Company based?
CommScope Holding Company's address is: 1100 CommScope Place, SE, Hickory, NC, United States, 28602
What is CommScope Holding Company's ISIN number?
CommScope Holding Company's international securities identification number is: US20337X1090
What is CommScope Holding Company's CUSIP number?
CommScope Holding Company's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 20337X109

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