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Noteworthy Stocks to Watch for: Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:JCS) & Qumu Corporation (NASDAQ:QUMU)

Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:JCS)

Communications Systems manufactures and markets connectors and wiring devices for voice, data and video communications under the Suttle brand name in the United States and internationally. The company also manufactures a line of high performance fiber-optic connectors, interconnect devices and fiber cable assemblies for the telecommunications, computer and electronics markets. The company has several manufacturing plants in the United States and abroad.

Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:JCS)’s Financial Overview

Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ) surged 0% yesterday to close its trading session at $2.45. The company has 1 year Price Target of $6. Communications Systems, Inc. has 52-Week high of $4.24 and 52-Week Low of $2.03. The stock touched its 52-Week High on 4.24 and 52-Week Low on 2.03. The stock traded with the volume of 4800 shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $22 Million.

Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ) reported its last quarterly earnings on 9/29/2017 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $-0.5/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $-0.02/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $-0.48 a share with a surprise factor of -2400%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 3.43 Percent, SMA50 of 4.75 Percent and SMA200 of -21.86 percent. Communications Systems, Inc. has P/S value of 0.33 while its P/B value stands at 0.53. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of -13.9 percent, Return on Equity of -16.9 percent and Return on Investment of -17.6 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 30.2 percent and -12 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 0 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 1 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Communications Systems Inc have a median target of 6.00, with a high estimate of 6.00 and a low estimate of 6.00. The median estimate represents a +144.90% increase from the last price of 2.45.

Communications Systems, Inc. is estimated to report earnings on 04/01/2019. The upcoming earnings date is derived from an algorithm based on a company’s historical reporting dates.Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, might revise this date in the future, once the company announces the actual earnings date. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $-0.19.

Qumu Corporation (NASDAQ:QUMU)

Qumu Corp. provides enterprise video solutions. The company offers a media appliance for video creation and distribution, an enterprise video platform to manage process stages in a video’s lifecycle, a solution to manage and deliver live Webcasts and digital signage software to deliver corporate video communications and other content to displays in reception areas, lobbies, lunchrooms, waiting areas and other gathering places. It serves financial services, communications, manufacturing, and professional services markets. Qumu Corp., formerly known as Rimage Corporation, is based in Minneapolis, United States.

Qumu Corporation (NASDAQ:QUMU)’s Financial Outlook

The 1 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Qumu Corp have a median target of 3.00, with a high estimate of 3.00 and a low estimate of 3.00. The median estimate represents a +39.53% increase from the last price of 2.15.

Qumu Corporation is expected* to report earnings on 03/05/2019 after market close. The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending Dec 2018. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $-0.19.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Qumu Corporation has a Consensus Recommendation of 3. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock declined -8.12% and closed its last trading session at $2.15. The company has the market capitalization of $19.26 Million. The stock has 52-week high of $3.15 and 52-Week low of $1.42. The firm touched its 52-Week high on 3.15 and 52-Week low on 1.42. The company has volume of 10249 shares. The company has a total of 8.96 Million shares outstanding.

Qumu Corporation (NASDAQ) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.25/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.07/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.18. This shows a surprise factor of 257.1 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 13.16 percent. Beta for Qumu Corporation stands at -0.24 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.14. The company has Weekly Volatility of 4.84%% and Monthly Volatility of 5.45%%.

Qumu Corporation has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -4.74%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -0.51 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -8.68%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of -22.2 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of -102.8 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of -48.8% with Gross margin of 64 percent and Operating & Profit margin of -10.5% and -27.3% respectively.