Communications Systems, Inc is a communication equipment business based in the US. Communications Systems shares (JCS) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Communications Systems employs 150 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.
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Communications Systems shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$6.67|
|52-week range||$3.70 - $7.35|
|50-day moving average||$6.91|
|200-day moving average||$6.15|
|Wall St. target price||$12.00|
|Dividend yield||$0.02 (0.29%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.17|
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Communications Systems price performance over time
|1 week (2021-07-14)||N/A|
|1 month (2021-06-25)||2.46%|
|3 months (2021-04-21)||N/A|
|6 months (2021-01-21)||N/A|
|1 year (2020-07-21)||N/A|
|2 years (2019-07-21)||N/A|
|3 years (2018-07-21)||N/A|
|5 years (2016-07-21)||N/A|
Is Communications Systems under- or over-valued?
Valuing Communications Systems stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Communications Systems's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Communications Systems's EBITDA
Communications Systems's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $77,258.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Communications Systems's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Communications Systems financials
|Revenue TTM||$43.6 million|
|Gross profit TTM||$17.2 million|
|Return on assets TTM||-2.04%|
|Return on equity TTM||-6.65%|
|Market capitalisation||$65.9 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Shorting Communications Systems shares
There are currently 115,994 Communications Systems shares held short by investors – that's known as Communications Systems's "short interest". This figure is 22.6% down from 149,803 last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Communications Systems shares can be evaluated.
Communications Systems's "short interest ratio" (SIR)
Communications Systems's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Communications Systems shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Communications Systems shares traded daily (recently around 30524.736842105). Communications Systems's SIR currently stands at 3.8. In other words for every 100,000 Communications Systems shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3800 shares are currently held short.
However Communications Systems's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Communications Systems shares, or, against the total number of tradable Communications Systems shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Communications Systems's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Communications Systems shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0174% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Communications Systems shares, roughly 17 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 Communications Systems.
Find out more about how you can short Communications Systems stock.
Communications Systems share dividends
We're not expecting Communications Systems to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Have Communications Systems's shares ever split?
Communications Systems's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 11 April 1993. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Communications Systems shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Communications Systems shares which in turn could have impacted Communications Systems's share price.
Communications Systems share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Communications Systems's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.7 up to $7.35. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Communications Systems's is 1.1208. This would suggest that Communications Systems's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Communications Systems overview
Communications Systems, Inc. , through its subsidiaries, provides connectivity infrastructure products and services for deployments of broadband networks worldwide. It operates through two segments, Electronics & Software and Services & Support. The Electronics & Software segment designs, develops, and sells Intelligent Edge solutions that provide connectivity and power through Power over Ethernet products and actionable intelligence to end devices in an Internet of Things ecosystem through embedded and cloud-based management software. This segment also offers media converters, network interface cards, and Ethernet switches that integrate the benefits of fiber optics into any data network. This segment's products are used in various markets, including federal government, enterprise, service provider, industrial, security, and surveillance markets. The Services & Support provides software-designed wide-area network and other technology solutions that address prevalent IT challenges, including network resiliency, security products and services, network virtualization, and cloud migrations, IT managed services, wired and wireless network design and implementation, and converged infrastructure configuration, deployment and management.
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Communications Systems is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 35.159% of Communications Systems shares are held by insiders and 46.157% by institutions. How many people work for Communications Systems?
Latest data suggests 150 work at Communications Systems. When does the fiscal year end for Communications Systems?
Communications Systems's fiscal year ends in December. Where is Communications Systems based?
Communications Systems's address is: 10900 Red Circle Drive, Minnetonka, MN, United States, 55343 What is Communications Systems's ISIN number?
Communications Systems's international securities identification number is: US2039001050 What is Communications Systems's CUSIP number?
Communications Systems's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 203900105
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