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Communications Systems 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 39 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $7 million.
|Latest market close||$5.07|
|52-week range||$5.03 - $9.25|
|50-day moving average||$8.62|
|200-day moving average||$18.60|
|Wall St. target price||$12.00|
|Dividend yield||$3.5 (39.37%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$1.24|
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Historical closes compared with the close of $5.07 from 2022-04-01
|1 week (2023-03-11)||N/A|
|1 month (2023-02-18)||N/A|
|3 months (2022-12-18)||N/A|
|6 months (2022-09-18)||N/A|
|1 year (2022-03-18)||N/A|
|2 years (2021-03-22)||-20.16%|
|3 years (2020-03-20)||101.89%|
|5 years (2018-03-21)||7.19|
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 current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 7x. In other words, Communications Systems shares trade at around 7x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
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.
|Revenue TTM||$7 million|
|Gross profit TTM||$2.4 million|
|Return on assets TTM||-8.51%|
|Return on equity TTM||-25.36%|
|Market capitalisation||$19.9 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
We're not expecting Communications Systems to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Communications Systems's shares were split on a 1:4 basis on 20 March 2022. So if you had owned 4 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Communications Systems shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 300% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Communications Systems shares which in turn could have impacted Communications Systems's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Communications Systems's shares have ranged in value from as little as $5.03 up to $9.25. 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 0.5999. This would suggest that Communications Systems's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Communications Systems, Inc. , through its subsidiaries, provides technology solutions and infrastructure in the commercial, healthcare, financial, and education market segments. The company's technology solutions portfolio includes IT managed service, security products and services, cloud migrations, network virtualization and resiliency, wired and wireless network design and implementation, and converged infrastructure configuration, deployment, and management, as well as software-designed wide-area network. Communications Systems, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Minnetonka, Minnesota. .
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