COMM:NSD-CommScope Holding Company, Inc

COMMON STOCK | Communication Equipment | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 10.19

Change

-0.49 (-4.59)%

Market Cap

USD 2.04B

Volume

5.09M

Average Target Price

USD 17.47 (+71.41%)
Average Analyst Rating

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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.

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Communication Equipment)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -37.83% 10% F 12% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -37.83% 10% F 12% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -66.69% 8% F 10% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -66.69% 8% F 10% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -60.64% 19% F 21% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -60.64% 16% F 20% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -1.47% 34% F 34% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -1.47% 32% F 30% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 30.48% 60% D- 43% F
Risk Adjusted Return -4.81% 32% F 32% F
Market Capitalization 2.04B 100% A+ 98% A+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Communication Equipment)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 22.51 70% C- 43% F
Price/Book Ratio 1.45 64% D 56% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 4.14 65% D 53% F
EV/EBITDA 13.36 42% F 21% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity -14.33% 29% F 34% F
Return on Invested Capital 5.98% 71% C- 57% F
Return on Assets 2.82% 67% D+ 69% D+
Debt to Equity Ratio 226.89% 9% F 8% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 4.07 43% F 50% F
Short Percent 6.53% 28% F 39% F
Beta 1.83 11% F 18% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

What to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.