CMTL Comtech Telecommunications

  • STOCK
  • CMTL
  • Price as of: Dec 07, 06:55 PM EST
  • $12.75
  • +$0.77
  • +6.4%
  • Industry
  • Communication equipment
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CMTL Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    3.14% Technology Average 2.30%
  • Annualized Payout
    $0.40 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    129.0% EPS $0.31
  • Dividend Growth
    No Payout Increase Last Year
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Upcoming Dividend Payouts

CMTL Upcoming Dividend Payouts

Next Ex-Dividend Date
Jan 13
Date
$0.10
Amount
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Jan 13, 2017
Jan 13, 2017
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Next Ex-Dividend Date
Next Pay Date
Amount Declare Date Ex-Dividend Date ▲ Record Date Pay Date Payout Type
$0.1000 2016-12-07 2017-01-13 2017-01-18 2017-02-17 Regular
DARS Rating™ Breakdown

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Metric CMTL Rank CMTL Avg Ranking Notes
Relative Strength 1 year return is at par with Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Overall Yield Attractiveness Yield is better than Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Dividend Reliability Above average payout ratio. Slightly higher than Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Dividend Uptrend Dividends are above average, growing as per Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Earnings Growth EPS growth is at par with Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
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Growth History

CMTL Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
-4.4% 0.0% No Payout Increase Last Year
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

CMTL Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$1.2000 2015 0.0%
Historical Dividend Data

CMTL Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.1000 2016-12-07 2017-01-13 2017-01-18 2017-02-17 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2016-10-06 2016-10-19 2016-10-21 2016-11-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2016-06-08 2016-07-14 2016-07-18 2016-08-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2016-03-10 2016-04-18 2016-04-20 2016-05-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2015-12-09 2016-01-13 2016-01-15 2016-02-17 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2015-09-28 2015-10-15 2015-10-19 2015-11-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2015-06-04 2015-07-15 2015-07-17 2015-08-18 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2015-03-11 2015-04-20 2015-04-22 2015-05-21 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2014-12-10 2015-01-14 2015-01-16 2015-02-18 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2014-10-09 2014-10-22 2014-10-24 2014-11-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2014-06-05 2014-07-16 2014-07-18 2014-08-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2014-03-06 2014-05-05 2014-05-07 2014-05-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2013-12-09 2014-01-15 2014-01-17 2014-02-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2750 2013-10-03 2013-10-16 2013-10-18 2013-11-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2750 2013-06-06 2013-07-17 2013-07-19 2013-08-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2750 2013-03-07 2013-04-17 2013-04-19 2013-05-21 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2750 2012-12-06 2012-12-13 2012-12-17 2012-12-27 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2750 2012-09-26 2012-10-17 2012-10-19 2012-11-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2750 2012-06-07 2012-07-18 2012-07-20 2012-08-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2750 2012-03-08 2012-04-18 2012-04-20 2012-05-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2750 2011-12-08 2012-01-18 2012-01-20 2012-02-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2750 2011-09-27 2011-10-19 2011-10-21 2011-11-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2011-06-07 2011-07-19 2011-07-21 2011-08-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2011-03-10 2011-04-19 2011-04-21 2011-05-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2010-12-08 2011-01-19 2011-01-21 2011-02-21 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2010-09-23 2010-10-20 2010-10-22 2010-11-22 Yes Regular Quarter
3-for-2 2005-03-09 2005-04-05 2005-03-21 2005-04-04 NM Stock Split NM
3-for-2 2003-06-18 2003-07-15 2003-06-30 2003-07-14 NM Stock Split NM
3-for-2 1999-07-06 1999-08-02 1999-07-16 1999-07-30 NM Stock Split NM

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Company Profile

CMTL Company Profile

Exchange: NASDAQ
Sector: Technology

Comtech Telecommunications (CMTL) - this company engages in the design, development, production, and marketing of products, systems, and services for advanced communications solutions in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Telecommunications Transmission, Mobile Data Communications, and RF Microwave Amplifiers. Comtech markets its products through independent representatives and value-added resellers. The company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Melville, New York.

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Comtech Telecommunications News

  • Before the opening bell on Friday, a number of big-name, dividend-paying companies announced their quarterly earnings. Below, we look at these earnings reports and break down the important points for investors.

  • The uncertainty over the Greek aid agreement and Friday’s unemployment data led to a volatile week on Wall Street, with the S&P 500 falling 0.9% on Thursday. Chief Investment Officer of Solaris Group Tim Ghriskey summed up the week when...

  • After the bell on Wednesday, a few big name, dividend paying companies announced their quarterly earnings. Below, we look at these earnings reports...
  • After the bell on Thursday, a number of big name, dividend paying companies announced their quarterly earnings. Below, we look at these earnings...
  • After the bell on Thursday, a few big name, dividend paying companies announced their quarterly earnings. Below, we look at these earnings reports...
  • Comtech Telecommunications Posts Lower Q4 Revenues; Beats Estimates (CMTL)

    After the bell on Thursday, Comtech Telecommunications (CMTL) announced its fourth quarter and full year earnings, with net sales coming lower for both time periods compared to the year prior. The Melville, NY-based telecommunications company posted net sales for the quarter of $84.4 million, which was down from last year's quarterly figure of $112.8 million. The company posted net income of $5.16 million, or 28 cents per diluted share, which was down from last year's Q4 net income of $7.93 million, or 38 cents per diluted share. Though the company's figures were lower for the quarter, they still beat analysts' estimate of 22 cents EPS on revenues of $83.68 million. For the full-year, CMTL announced net sales of $319.8 million, which was down from 2012's $425.07 million. The company also reported net income of $17.81 million, or 97 cents per diluted share, a drop from last year's $32.42 million, or $1.42 per diluted share. Analysts were expecting full year EPS to come in at 89 cents on revenues of $316.25 million. CMTL shares were down 26 cents, or 1.08%, at Thursday's market close. YTD, the company's stock is down more than 8%.

    The Bottom Line

    Shares of Comtech Telecommunications (CMTL) have a yield of 4.57% based on Thursday's closing price of $24.09 and its annualized payout of $1.10 Comtech Telecommunications (CMTL)  is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.1 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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  • The following companies announced a change in their dividend payouts today. Companies Increasing Dividend Payouts Accenture () has raised...
  • New Dividend Stock Added to Database (CMTL)

    We are adding shares of Comtech Telecommunications (CMTL) to our database of nearly 1600 dividend-paying stocks, as the company initiates a dividend payout. Comtech Telecommunications (CMTL) - this company engages in the design, development, production, and marketing of products, systems, and services for advanced communications solutions in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Telecommunications Transmission, Mobile Data Communications, and RF Microwave Amplifiers. Comtech markets its products through independent representatives and value-added resellers. The company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Melville, New York. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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  • Staying Nimble is fine, but sometimes you will miss a move. If you were not ready to act at the crack of the bat (opening bell) today, there is...
  • Comtech Shares Get Pummeled after Q2 Profit Falls 50%(CMTL)

    Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (CMTL) said Monday that its fiscal second quarter profit fell 50% from the year-ago period, sending its shares falling over 35% in morning trading Tuesday. The Melville, New York-based company, which produces telecommunications equipment, reported second quarter net income of $12.8 million, or 46 cents per share, a 50% drop from the year-ago quarter, when it earned $25.5 million, or 91 cents per share. Sales for the quarter dropped 5.4% to $143.9 million from $152 million in the year-ago period. On average, Wall Street analysts expected profits of 44 cents per share on sales of $151.2 million. The Bottom Line Shares of CMTL are now more than 50% off all-time highs of $54 a share, hit in October of 2007. The stock has technical support in the $22 price range. If that fails, we may test the $11-13 zone next. If the shares can stage a rebound, we see overhead resistance in the $34-35 price area. We do not currently rate this non-dividend paying stock, but we do follow the stock and the telecom equipment sector closely. Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (CMTL) does not currently pay a dividend. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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