CommScope Holding Company, Inc. (COMM) – A Tale Of A Growing But Stealthy Competitive Moat

    DRENDEL FRANK M, Director, subtracted 153,877 shares of CommScope Holding Company, Inc. (COMM) from its portfolio at the rate of $15.08 per share valuing $2,319,819 on Nov 15. The insider left behind 2,319,887 shares of the company to its portfolio. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $13.30, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $13.49. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $12.79 and a 2nd Support Level at $12.47. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of CommScope Holding Company, Inc. (COMM) was $13.12. CommScope Holding Company, Inc. (COMM) stock has lost -$0.97, or -4.16%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have gained $1.81, or 16.00%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $2.78, or 26.89%. This year-to-date, CommScope Holding Company, Inc. (COMM) shares have lost -$3.27, or -19.95%.

    Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For CommScope Holding Company, Inc. (COMM) stock, Hold % of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Buy .” Looking further ahead, 50% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Sell .”

    With 194,106 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $2,593,256K. CommScope Holding Company, Inc. (COMM) generates $4,569 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $140,220 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of -28.58%, a 3-Year Total Return of -63.43%, and a 5-year Total Return of -39.25%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 0.00%. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 0.00%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.00.

    In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in 09/19, CommScope Holding Company, Inc. (COMM) reported earnings of $0.44 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.38 per share, representing a 0.06 difference and 15.79% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in 06/19, the reported earnings of $0.57 represented a 0.07 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.50 per share, which was a 14.00% surprise.

    For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 12/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.25 per share. This estimate came from a total of 3 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.26 and the low estimate was $0.24. In the year-ago quarter, CommScope Holding Company, Inc. (COMM) generated per-share earnings of $0.47. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be -46.81%.

    Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 2 purchases (175,127 shares in total) and 1 sale (153,877 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 12 insider buys amounting to 375,010 shares and 3 insider sales amounting to 235,395 shares. In the past full year, 30 insider purchases were made (involving 781,009 shares) and 16 insider sell-offs equivalent to 563,424 shares.

    Moving onto liquidity, CommScope Holding Company, Inc. (COMM) has a Current Ratio of 2.72, a Quick Ratio of 2.03 and a Cash Ratio of 0.66. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 226.89, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 69.41, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 60.11. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 2.18 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 226.89.