What do Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL)’s metrics tell you?


How far has the equity of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL) come to trade at their latest price of $19.41, which gives it a market capitalization of $455.15M.

To trade now at $19.41, the stock has come from a 52-week low of $103.89%. But the current price also assesses with the 52-week hit of $-1.97%.

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 100% Buy with a Strongest short term outlook on maintaining the current direction. Longer term, the trend strength is in the Top 1%. Long term indicators fully support a continuation of the trend. The market is approaching overbought territory. Be watchful of a trend reversal.

Recently, Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL) announced that the stock’s journey to the latest price can be understood by assessing at its performance from the previous week down to the 12-months. The stock’s weekly performance was 29.40% and its monthly performance is 37.46%. For the quarter, the equity has moved 33.22% and for half-year it has moved 70.11%. So far this year the equity has moved 14.58% and for the previous 12 months it has moved 63.80%.

Studying simple moving averages also indicate the stock’s journey so far. The 20-Day Simple Moving Average is $27.05%, the 50-Day SMA is $33.77%, while the 200-Day SMA is $54.65%.

In terms of financial performance, Comtech Telecommunications Corp. reported gross margin of 39.60% for the last 12 months operating margin of 5.40% for the equivalent period. Net profit margin was noted at 2.00%. With that, Comtech Telecommunications Corp. posted EPS of $0.50.

Comtech Telecommunications Corp.’s P/Cash for the recent quarter is 7.74, while P/Free Cash Flow for the last 12 months is 28.10. Dividend yield and payout ratio come to 2.06% and 198.90%. For perspective, payout ratio offers insight into a firm’s ability to sustain dividend payouts. As such, a lower payout ratio is sought over a higher payout ratio is it indicates a firm is preserving more funds for investments and other requirements that it releases to investors.

That said, Comtech Telecommunications Corp. has P/E of 38.51 and PEG of 2.27. EPS growth this year is projected to be -132.20%% and Forward P/E is calculated to 43.13.