Media coverage about Communications Systems (NASDAQ:JCS) has been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Communications Systems earned a news sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the communications equipment provider an impact score of 46.5597515819841 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Shares of Communications Systems (NASDAQ:JCS) traded up 0.46% during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $4.37. 18,894 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $4.49 and its 200-day moving average is $4.57. Communications Systems has a 52 week low of $3.41 and a 52 week high of $7.42. The company’s market capitalization is $39.08 million.
Communications Systems (NASDAQ:JCS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 4th. The communications equipment provider reported ($0.17) EPS for the quarter. The company had revenue of $20.80 million for the quarter. Communications Systems had a negative net margin of 7.50% and a negative return on equity of 11.43%. On average, analysts forecast that Communications Systems will post ($0.10) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, July 3rd. Investors of record on Thursday, June 15th were paid a dividend of $0.04 per share. This represents a $0.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.66%. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, June 13th. Communications Systems’s payout ratio is currently -19.75%.
Separately, ValuEngine raised shares of Communications Systems from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 6th.
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About Communications Systems
Communications Systems, Inc (CSI) operates directly and through its subsidiaries located in the United States, Costa Rica and the United Kingdom. The Company operates through three segments: Suttle, Transition Networks and JDL Technologies (JDL). The Company provides physical connectivity infrastructure products and services for global deployments of broadband networks.