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COMM

CommScope Holding Company NasdaqGS:COMM Stock Report

Last Price

US$7.16

Market Cap

US$1.5b

7D

2.4%

1Y

-66.6%

Updated

27 Jun, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
COMM fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation5/6
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health3/6
Dividends0/6

COMM Stock Overview

CommScope Holding Company, Inc. provides infrastructure solutions for communications and entertainment networks.

CommScope Holding Company Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for CommScope Holding Company
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$7.16
52 Week HighUS$22.18
52 Week LowUS$5.94
Beta1.67
1 Month Change-3.76%
3 Month Change-12.15%
1 Year Change-66.64%
3 Year Change-55.86%
5 Year Change-81.26%
Change since IPO-52.24%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

COMMUS CommunicationsUS Market
7D2.4%2.7%6.3%
1Y-66.6%-15.5%-18.8%

Return vs Industry: COMM underperformed the US Communications industry which returned -15% over the past year.

Return vs Market: COMM underperformed the US Market which returned -18.4% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is COMM's price volatile compared to industry and market?
COMM volatility
COMM Average Weekly Movement11.4%
Communications Industry Average Movement8.2%
Market Average Movement8.1%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.7%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.2%

Stable Share Price: COMM is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 11% a week.

Volatility Over Time: COMM's weekly volatility (11%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
197630,000Chuck Treadwayhttps://www.commscope.com

CommScope Holding Company, Inc. provides infrastructure solutions for communications and entertainment networks. It operates through four segments: Broadband Networks (Broadband), Outdoor Wireless Networks (OWN), Venue and Campus Networks (VCN), and Home Networks (Home). The Broadband segment provides converged cable access platforms, 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.

CommScope Holding Company Fundamentals Summary

How do CommScope Holding Company's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
COMM fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$1.48b
Earnings (TTM)-US$562.40m
Revenue (TTM)US$8.74b

0.2x

P/S Ratio

-2.6x

P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
COMM income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$8.74b
Cost of RevenueUS$6.09b
Gross ProfitUS$2.65b
Other ExpensesUS$3.21b
Earnings-US$562.40m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)-2.71
Gross Margin30.29%
Net Profit Margin-6.43%
Debt/Equity Ratio1,256.9%

How did COMM perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.

Valuation

Is COMM undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

5/6

Valuation Score 5/6

  • Price-To-Sales vs Peers

  • Price-To-Sales vs Industry

  • Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PEG Ratio

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for COMM?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

COMM key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue1.4x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA11.9x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers

How does COMM's PS Ratio compare to its peers?

COMM PS Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PS ratio for COMM vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPSEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average1.6x
INFN Infinera
0.8x9.7%US$1.2b
EXTR Extreme Networks
1.1x10.6%US$1.2b
POLY Plantronics
0.9x4.2%US$1.6b
RDWR Radware
3.4x9.1%US$1.0b
COMM CommScope Holding Company
0.2x2.6%US$1.5b

Price-To-Sales vs Peers: COMM is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.2x) compared to the peer average (1.6x).


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does COMM's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Communications Industry?

Price-To-Sales vs Industry: COMM is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.2x) compared to the US Communications industry average (1.3x)


Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is COMM's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

COMM PS Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PS Ratio0.2x
Fair PS Ratio1x

Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: COMM is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.2x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Sales Ratio (1x).


Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of COMM when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: COMM ($7.16) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($84.83)

Significantly Below Fair Value: COMM is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate COMM's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


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Future Growth

How is CommScope Holding Company forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?

Future Growth Score

1/6

Future Growth Score 1/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


109.1%

Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: COMM is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Earnings vs Market: COMM is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

High Growth Earnings: COMM is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: COMM's revenue (2.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (8.4% per year).

High Growth Revenue: COMM's revenue (2.6% 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 high in 3 years time (37.3%)


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Past Performance

How has CommScope Holding Company performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

0/6

Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


-48.8%

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 48.8% 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 (35.7%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: COMM has a negative Return on Equity (-66.74%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is CommScope Holding Company's financial position?

Financial Health Score

3/6

Financial Health Score 3/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Stable Cash Runway

  • Forecast Cash Runway

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: COMM's short term assets ($3.6B) exceed its short term liabilities ($2.2B).

Long Term Liabilities: COMM's short term assets ($3.6B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($10.1B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: COMM's net debt to equity ratio (1215.3%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: COMM's debt to equity ratio has increased from 325% to 1256.9% over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet


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, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by 14% per year.


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Dividend

What is CommScope Holding Company current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

0/6

Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage

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.


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as COMM has not reported any payouts.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

1.7yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Chuck Treadway (55 yo)

1.67yrs

Tenure

US$2,865,860

Compensation

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CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Chuck's total compensation ($USD2.87M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.46M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Chuck's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: COMM's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

Experienced Board: COMM's board of directors are considered experienced (7.1 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: COMM insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

CommScope Holding Company, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: CommScope Holding Company, Inc.
  • Ticker: COMM
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1976
  • Industry: Communications Equipment
  • Sector: Tech
  • Implied Market Cap: US$1.484b
  • Shares outstanding: 207.26m
  • Website: https://www.commscope.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • CommScope Holding Company, Inc.
  • 1100 CommScope Place, SE
  • Hickory
  • North Carolina
  • 28602
  • United States

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/06/27 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/06/27 00:00
Earnings2022/03/31
Annual Earnings2021/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.