NasdaqGS:COMM

Stock Analysis Report

CommScope Holding Company

Executive Summary

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

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Fundamentals

High growth potential and fair value.

Risks

  • CommScope Holding Company has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

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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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

6.2%

NasdaqGS:COMM

2.7%

US Communications

1.1%

US Market


1 Year Return

-55.0%

NasdaqGS:COMM

1.6%

US Communications

2.1%

US Market

COMM underperformed the Communications industry which returned 0.8% over the past year.

COMM underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 2% over the past year.


Share holder returns

COMMIndustryMarket
7 Day6.2%2.7%1.1%
30 Day23.0%6.3%3.7%
90 Day-14.7%-7.8%2.3%
1 Year-55.0%-55.0%3.9%1.6%4.4%2.1%
3 Year-56.8%-56.8%57.0%47.1%47.0%37.4%
5 Year-44.9%-44.9%90.1%70.3%61.6%43.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is CommScope Holding Company's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is CommScope Holding Company undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

>50%

Discount to future cash flow value


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

CommScope Holding Company's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a moderate discount (> 20%).

CommScope Holding Company's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a substantial discount (> 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

CommScope Holding Company is loss making, we can't compare its value to the US Communications industry average.

CommScope Holding Company is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the United States of America market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for CommScope Holding Company, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

CommScope Holding Company is good value based on assets compared to the US Communications industry average.


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Future Growth

How is CommScope Holding Company expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 14 analysts?

132.0%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

CommScope Holding Company's revenue is expected to grow by 12.4% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

CommScope Holding Company's earnings are expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.

CommScope Holding Company's revenue growth is expected to exceed the United States of America market average.

CommScope Holding Company's earnings growth is expected to exceed the United States of America market average.

CommScope Holding Company's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

CommScope Holding Company is expected to efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future (Return on Equity greater than 20%).


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Past Performance

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

-6.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

CommScope Holding Company does not make a profit and their year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years.

Unable to compare CommScope Holding Company's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.

Unable to compare CommScope Holding Company's 1-year growth to the US Communications industry average as it is not currently profitable.


Return on Equity

It is difficult to establish if CommScope Holding Company has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.


Return on Assets

CommScope Holding Company used its assets less efficiently than the US Communications industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

It is difficult to establish if CommScope Holding Company improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.


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Financial Health

How is CommScope Holding Company's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

CommScope Holding Company is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

CommScope Holding Company's long term commitments exceed its cash and other short term assets.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

CommScope Holding Company's level of debt (426.5%) compared to net worth is high (greater than 40%).

The level of debt compared to net worth has increased over the past 5 years (221.6% vs 426.5% today).

Debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (0.9%, less than 20% of total debt).

CommScope Holding Company is making a loss, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.


Balance Sheet

Low level of unsold assets.

Debt is not covered by short term assets, assets are 0.4x debt.


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Dividend

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

0.011%

Expected Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate CommScope Holding Company's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate CommScope Holding Company's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as CommScope Holding Company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if CommScope Holding Company's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as CommScope Holding Company has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

No need to calculate the sustainability of CommScope Holding Company's dividends in 3 years as they are not expected to pay a notable one for United States of America.


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Management

What is the CEO of CommScope Holding Company's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

3.7yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Eddie Edwards (70yo)

8.7yrs

Tenure

US$8,893,345

Compensation

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

Eddie's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in United States of America.

Eddie's compensation has increased whilst company is loss making.


Management Age and Tenure

3.7yrs

Average Tenure

54.5yo

Average Age

The tenure for the CommScope Holding Company management team is about average.


Board Age and Tenure

5.8yrs

Average Tenure

67.5yo

Average Age

The tenure for the CommScope Holding Company board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

More shares have been bought than sold by CommScope Holding Company individual insiders in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

BuyUS$252,24810 Sep 19
L. Krause
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Independent Director
Shares21,250
Max PriceUS$11.87
BuyUS$63,00024 May 19
Bruce McClelland
EntityIndividual
Shares3,500
Max PriceUS$18.00
BuyUS$73,12016 May 19
Bruce McClelland
EntityIndividual
Shares4,000
Max PriceUS$18.28
SellUS$147,46207 Mar 19
Peter Karlsson
EntityIndividual
Shares6,517
Max PriceUS$22.63
BuyUS$1,72127 Feb 19
Alexander Pease
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Financial Officer
Executive VP & CFO
Shares75
Max PriceUS$22.94
BuyUS$747,81216 Nov 18
Alexander Pease
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Financial Officer
Executive VP & CFO
Shares40,000
Max PriceUS$18.70
BuyUS$140,99914 Nov 18
Frank Wyatt
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Legal Officer
Senior VP
Shares7,500
Max PriceUS$18.80
BuyUS$41,93914 Nov 18
Brooke Clark
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Accounting Officer
Senior VP & Chief Accounting Officer
Shares2,250
Max PriceUS$18.64
BuyUS$474,95014 Nov 18
Claudius Watts
EntityIndividual
Role
Lead Director
Lead Independent Director
Shares25,000
Max PriceUS$19.00
BuyUS$99,29313 Nov 18
Robyn Mingle
EntityIndividual
Role
Head of Human Resources
Senior VP & Chief Human Resources Officer
Shares5,100
Max PriceUS$19.47
BuyUS$78,40013 Nov 18
Robert Granow
EntityIndividual
Shares4,000
Max PriceUS$19.60

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Burk Wyatt (56yo)

    Senior VP

    • Tenure: 19.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.70m
  • Robyn Mingle (53yo)

    Senior VP & Chief Human Resources Officer

    • Tenure: 3.7yrs
  • Eddie Edwards (70yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 8.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$8.89m
  • Morgan C. Kurk (50yo)

    Executive VP & CTO

    • Tenure: 0.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$2.32m
  • Mike Kelley (58yo)

    Senior Vice President of Global Cable Operations

    • Tenure: 12.4yrs
  • Karen Renner (57yo)

    Senior VP & Chief Information Officer

    • Tenure: 0.7yrs
  • Alexander Pease (47yo)

    Executive VP & CFO

    • Tenure: 1.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$2.28m
  • Fiona Nolan

    Senior Vice President of Global Marketing

    • Tenure: 7.7yrs
  • Kevin Powers

    Vice President of Investor Relations

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Brooke Clark (44yo)

    Senior VP & Chief Accounting Officer

    • Tenure: 1yrs

Board Members

  • Cam Dyer (45yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.4yrs
  • Frank Drendel (74yo)

    Chairman of The Board

    • Tenure: 8.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$2.05m
  • Bill Krause (77yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 8.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$259.99k
  • Steve Gray (60yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 8.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$258.75k
  • Austin Adams (76yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 5.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$254.99k
  • Bud Watts (57yo)

    Lead Independent Director

    • Tenure: 1.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$291.23k
  • Eddie Edwards (70yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 8.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$8.89m
  • Joanne Maguire (65yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 3.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$254.99k
  • Tom Manning (63yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 5yrs
    • Compensation: US$254.99k
  • Tim Yates (71yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 5.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$269.99k

Company Information

CommScope Holding Company, Inc.'s company bio, 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
  • Market Cap: US$2.585b
  • Shares outstanding: 194.11m
  • Website: https://www.commscope.com

Number of Employees


Location

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

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
COMMNasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesCommon StockUSUSDOct 2013
CM9DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEUROct 2013

Biography

CommScope Holding Company, Inc. provides infrastructure solutions for communications networks worldwide. The company’s CommScope Connectivity Solutions segment offers optical fiber and twisted pair structu ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/09/17 00:28
End of Day Share Price2019/09/16 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.