CommScope Holding Company, Inc. provides infrastructure solutions for communications networks worldwide.
Reasonable growth potential and slightly overvalued.
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 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: COMM underperformed the US Communications industry which returned -7.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: COMM underperformed the US Market which returned 20.3% over the past year.
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
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StThe CommScope Holding Company (NASDAQ:COMM) Share Price Is Down 68% So Some Shareholders Are Wishing They Sold
1 month ago | Simply Wall StDoes CommScope Holding Company (NASDAQ:COMM) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StAre Insiders Buying CommScope Holding Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:COMM) Stock?
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 ($14.49) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($58.13)
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 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 (2.3x) compared to the US Communications industry average (1.8x).
How is CommScope Holding Company forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 14 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 (1.7%).
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 (5.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: COMM's revenue (5.7% 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 high in 3 years time (30%)
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 -24.4% 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 (-20.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: COMM has a negative Return on Equity (-23.34%), as it is currently unprofitable.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is CommScope Holding Company's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: COMM's short term assets ($3.8B) exceed its short term liabilities ($2.0B).
Long Term Liabilities: COMM's short term assets ($3.8B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($10.9B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: COMM's debt to equity ratio (459.2%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: COMM's debt to equity ratio has increased from 209.6% to 459.2% over the past 5 years.
Inventory Level: COMM has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: COMM's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.4x debt).
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: COMM has been profitable on average in the past, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
Forecast Cash Runway: COMM has been profitable on average in the past, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
What is CommScope Holding Company's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate COMM's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate COMM's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any 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
Eddie Edwards (70yo)
Mr. Marvin S. Edwards, also known as Eddie, Jr., has been the Chief Executive Officer of CommScope Inc. and CommScope Holding Company, Inc. since January 14, 2011 and its President since January 1, 2010. M ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Eddie's total compensation ($USD8.89M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD4.89M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Eddie's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|Executive VP & CFO||1.8yrs||US$2.28m||0.030% $835.1k|
|Executive VP & CTO||0.8yrs||US$2.32m||0.018% $519.0k|
|Senior VP||20.1yrs||US$1.70m||0.037% $1.0m|
|Senior VP & Chief Accounting Officer||1.4yrs||no data||0.0031% $88.4k|
|Senior VP & Chief Information Officer||1.1yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Investor Relations||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Global Marketing||8.1yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & Chief Human Resources Officer||4.1yrs||no data||0.011% $311.9k|
|Senior Vice President of Global Cable Operations||12.8yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: COMM's management team is considered experienced (4.1 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||0.8yrs||no data||no data|
|Chairman of The Board||9.1yrs||US$2.05m||1.3% $36.6m|
|Independent Director||9.1yrs||US$259.99k||0.036% $1.0m|
|Independent Director||9.1yrs||US$258.75k||0.010% $286.5k|
|Independent Director||6.1yrs||US$254.99k||0.014% $403.6k|
|Lead Independent Director||2.3yrs||US$291.23k||0.034% $961.2k|
|Independent Director||4.1yrs||US$254.99k||0.0085% $239.5k|
|Independent Director||5.4yrs||US$254.99k||0.010% $290.2k|
|Independent Director||6.3yrs||US$269.99k||0.023% $648.7k|
Experienced Board: COMM's board of directors are considered experienced (6.2 years average tenure).
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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
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$2.815b
- Shares outstanding: 194.24m
- Website: https://www.commscope.com
Number of Employees
- CommScope Holding Company, Inc.
- 1100 CommScope Place, SE
- North Carolina
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|COMM||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Oct 2013|
|CM9||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Oct 2013|
CommScope Holding Company, Inc. provides infrastructure solutions for communications networks worldwide. The company’s CommScope Connectivity Solutions segment offers optical fiber and twisted pair structured cable solutions, intelligent infrastructure management hardware and software, and network rack and cabinet enclosures under the SYSTIMAX, NETCONNECT, and Uniprise brands; and fiber management systems, patch cords and panels, pre-terminated fiber connectivity products, cabling systems, and cable assemblies for use in offices and data centers. It also provides fiber optic connectivity solutions, including hardened connector systems, fiber distribution hubs and management systems, couplers and splitters, plug and play multiport service terminals, hardened optical terminating enclosures, high density cable assemblies, optical distribution frames, and splice closures that support video, voice, and high-speed data services provided by telecommunications operators and multi-system operators. The company’s CommScope Mobility Solutions segment offers macro cell site solutions, such as base station and microwave antennas, hybrid fiber-feeder and power cables, coaxial cables, connectors, and filters; towers comprising cabinets, platforms, fiber backhaul connectivity hubs, and power solutions; metro cell solutions for street poles and other urban outdoor structures that include radio frequency delivery and connectivity solutions, equipment housing, and concealment; and small cell and distributed antenna system (DAS) solutions, which comprise DAS and distributed cell solutions under the Andrew brand. The company sells its products through a network of distributors, system integrators, and value-added resellers. The company was formerly known as Cedar I Holding Company, Inc. CommScope Holding Company, Inc. was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Hickory, North Carolina.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/20 04:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/19 00:00|
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