CommScope Holding Company, Inc. provides infrastructure solutions for communications and entertainment networks. More Details
Reasonable growth potential with mediocre balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has CommScope Holding Company's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: COMM is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: COMM's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: COMM exceeded the US Communications industry which returned 23.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: COMM exceeded the US Market which returned 50.8% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is CommScope Holding Company's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 month ago | Simply Wall StAre Investors Undervaluing CommScope Holding Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:COMM) By 47%?
2 months ago | Simply Wall StCommScope Holding Company (NASDAQ:COMM) Seems To Be Using A Lot Of Debt
3 months ago | Simply Wall StHave Insiders Been Buying CommScope Holding Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:COMM) Shares?
Is CommScope Holding Company undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: COMM ($18.16) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($39.19)
Significantly Below Fair Value: COMM is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: COMM is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Communications industry average.
PE vs Market: COMM is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate COMM's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: COMM is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (17.8x) compared to the US Communications industry average (2.4x).
How is CommScope Holding Company forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: COMM is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: COMM is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: COMM's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: COMM's revenue (1.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: COMM's revenue (1.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: COMM's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (133.3%).
How has CommScope Holding Company performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: COMM is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: COMM is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: COMM is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 60.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare COMM's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: COMM is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Communications industry (66.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: COMM has a negative Return on Equity (-40.9%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is CommScope Holding Company's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: COMM's short term assets ($3.3B) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.9B).
Long Term Liabilities: COMM's short term assets ($3.3B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($10.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: COMM's debt to equity ratio (761.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: COMM's debt to equity ratio has increased from 406.6% to 761.7% over the past 5 years.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable COMM has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: COMM is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 2.5% per year.
What is CommScope Holding Company current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate COMM's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate COMM's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if COMM's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if COMM's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of COMM's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Chuck Treadway (54 yo)
Mr. Charles L. Treadway, also known as Chuck, serves as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director at American International Group, Inc. since October 1, 2020. He is Board Observer at Vigilant Bioscie...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Chuck's total compensation ($USD10.03M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.32M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Chuck's compensation with company performance.
Experienced Management: COMM's management team is considered experienced (3.1 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: COMM's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.1 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 4.2%.
CommScope Holding Company, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: CommScope Holding Company, Inc.
- Ticker: COMM
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1976
- Industry: Communications Equipment
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: US$3.706b
- Shares outstanding: 204.08m
- Website: https://www.commscope.com
Number of Employees
- CommScope Holding Company, Inc.
- 1100 CommScope Place, SE
- North Carolina
- United States
CommScope Holding Company, Inc. provides infrastructure solutions for communications and entertainment networks. It operates through four segments: Broadband Networks (Broadband), Home Networks (Home), Out...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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