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New Key Statistics Module, Z-Score and F-Score
Market Cap $M113Revenue $M131Net Margin (%)-0.7Z-Score7.3
Enterprise Value $M88.2EPS $-0.1Operating Margin %0.9F-Score5
P/E(ttm))0Cash Flow Per Share $1.4Pre-tax Margin (%)0.8Higher ROA y-yN
Price/Book1.310-y EBITDA Growth Rate %-4.2Quick Ratio2.9Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales0.95-y EBITDA Growth Rate %-31.8Current Ratio6.0Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Cash Flow7.4y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %-40.3ROA % (ttm)-0.9Higher Current Ratio y-yY
Dividend Yield %4.9Insider Buy (3m)3ROE % (ttm)-1.1Less Shares Outstanding y-yN
Payout Ratio %0Shares Outstanding M8.6ROI % (ttm)3.1Gross Margin Increase y-yN

Gurus Latest Trades with JCS

Number of guru portfolios checked: 54.
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
JCSJohn Keeley 2013-12-31 Reduce-0.01%$10.15 - $11.9
($11.03)
$ 13.1920%Reduce -33.07%79,296
JCSJohn Keeley 2013-06-30 Add0.01%$9.57 - $10.58
($9.95)
$ 13.1933%Add 44.53%118,470
JCSMario Gabelli 2013-06-30 Add$9.57 - $10.58
($9.95)
$ 13.1933%Add 20.27%263,393
JCSJohn Keeley 2013-03-31 Add0.01%$9.82 - $11.25
($10.72)
$ 13.1923%Add 77.96%81,970
JCSMario Gabelli 2013-03-31 Add$9.82 - $11.25
($10.72)
$ 13.1923%Add 39.49%219,000
JCSMario Gabelli 2011-09-30 Reduce-0.01%$12.63 - $20.6
($15.97)
$ 13.19-17%Reduce -35.95%157,000
JCSJohn Keeley 2011-03-31 Add$13.48 - $16.31
($15)
$ 13.19-12%Add 30.01%26,860
JCSMario Gabelli 2011-03-31 Reduce-0.02%$13.48 - $16.31
($15)
$ 13.19-12%Reduce -44.12%268,637
JCSJohn Keeley 2010-12-31 Add$11.24 - $14.44
($12.96)
$ 13.192%Add 45.19%20,660
JCSJohn Keeley 2010-06-30 Sold Out $10.2 - $13.05
($11.76)
$ 13.1912%Sold Out0
JCSJohn Keeley 2009-12-31 Buy $10.66 - $13.01
($11.6)
$ 13.1914%New holding, 11530 sh.11,530
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*The price and date might not be the actual time and price at which the transactions were made. In the case of institutional owners, the date is stated as the last day of their fiscal quarter. The prices are estimates if no accurate information available. Foreign holdings may not be included.

JCS is held by these Gurus:

Ticker Guru Name Portfolio Date* Current Shares % of Shares Outstanding % of Total Assets Managed Change from Last Holdings Holding History
JCS Mario Gabelli 2013-12-31330,1723.860.02+7.06%
JCS John Keeley 2013-12-3179,2960.930.02-33.07%
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JCS: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
Lacey Roger HDDirector 2014-03-14Buy2,500$11.9910.01view
PRIMUTH RICHARD ADirector 2013-12-11Buy3,500$11.316.73view
SAMPSON CURTIS ADirector 2013-12-04Buy1,000$11.2417.35view
Lacey Roger HDDirector 2013-11-26Buy1,000$11.2617.14view
SAMPSON CURTIS ADirector 2013-11-15Buy1,000$10.4426.34view
Blackwood Bruce CVP 2013-07-15Buy158$8.6652.31view
Schultz William GVP 2013-07-15Buy415$8.6652.31view
Hlavka KristinController 2013-07-15Buy139$8.6652.31view
Nesburg Bleick Karen JVP 2013-07-15Buy69$8.6652.31view
SKUCIUS MICHAEL JVP 2013-07-15Buy496$8.6652.31view

Press Releases about JCS :

    Quarterly/Annual Reports about JCS:

    News about JCS:

    Articles On GuruFocus.com
    Mario Gabelli´s Christmas Eve After Investing in Communications Systems Jan 02 2014 
    Gabelli and Robbins Highlight Guru Buys of the Week Dec 27 2013 
    Weekly 3-Year Low Highlight: GGB, XOOM, TPH, JCS May 21 2013 
    6 Stocks Meeting Benjamin Graham's Enterprising Criteria In 2013 Mar 27 2013 
    Insider buying. Goo Dec 25 2012 
    Communication Systems Inc. – Is There Value at the Current Price? Oct 01 2012 
    Value Investor Improvement Tip #1: Settle for Cheap Enough May 17 2012 
    Weekly CFO Buys Highlight: RPRX, ARCT, LUB, JCS, DCIN Apr 23 2012 
    Mario Gabelli Reduces Communications Systems Jul 18 2011 
    Weekly Top CFO Buys: TRST, SIBC, DLIA, MEI, JCS Jul 18 2011 

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