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Last $10.45 USD
Change Today +0.40 / 3.98%
Volume 1.2K
As of 12:05 PM 08/3/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

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Communications Systems, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells modular connecting and wiring devices, digital subscriber line filters, structured wiring systems, and media and rate conversion products primarily in North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. The company operates in three segments: Suttle, Transition Networks, and JDL Technologies. The Suttle segment manufactures and markets copper and fiber connectivity systems, enclosure systems, xDSL filters and splitters, and active technologies for voice, data, and video communications under the SpeedStar, Corroshield, SOHO Access, and FutureLink brands; and wired and wireless gigabit connectivity for home and small office structured distribution under the MediaMAX brand name. This segment serves telephone companies, electrical/low-voltage contractors, home builders, home builders, cable customers, and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). The Transition Networks segment designs, assembles, and markets media converters, network interface devices, network interface cards, Ethernet switches, small form factor pluggable modules, and other connectivity products under the Transition Networks and MILAN brand names. This segment sells its products through distributors, resellers, integrators, OEMs, and directly to the federal government, enterprise, service provider, industrial, and surveillance markets. The JDL Technologies segment offers information technology (IT) solutions, including IT service and support management; network design, deployment, and integration; cloud and virtualization services; and network operations center management services. Communications Systems, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Minnetonka, Minnesota.

578 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/12/15
Founded in 1969

communications systems inc (JCS) Top Compensated Officers

Vice Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Membe...
Total Annual Compensation: $158.7K
Founder, Non-Executive Chairman and Chairman ...
Total Annual Compensation: --
Chief Financial Officer, Vice President and T...
Total Annual Compensation: $234.8K
President of Transition Networks Inc and Gene...
Total Annual Compensation: $246.7K
President of JDL Technologies Inc and General...
Total Annual Compensation: $235.4K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

communications systems inc (JCS) Key Developments

Communications Systems Inc. Declares Cash Dividend Payable on July 1, 2015

Communications Systems Inc. Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.16 per common share payable on July 1, 2015 to shareholders of record as of June 15, 2015.

Communications Systems Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015; Provides Sales Guidance for the Second Half of 2015

Communications Systems Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the period, sales were $19.5 million against $25.1 million a year ago. Operating loss was $5.7 million compared to $0.3 million a year ago. Loss before income taxes was $5.6 million against $0.3 million a year ago. Net loss was $4.2 million or $0.48 per basic and diluted share against $0.1 million or $0.02 per basic and diluted share a year ago. The company expected a more favorable sales environment for Suttle in the second half of 2015, supported by new product sales growth and an expanding customer base, particularly in the FTTx market.

Communications Systems Inc., Annual General Meeting, May 21, 2015

Communications Systems Inc., Annual General Meeting, May 21, 2015., at 10:00 Central Daylight. Location: 10900 Red Circle Drive. Agenda: To elect six directors to the board to serve one-year terms until the next annual meeting of shareholders or until their respective successors have been elected and qualified; to ratify the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the year ended December 31, 2015; to cast a non-binding advisory vote approving executive compensation; to approve amendments to the company’s 2011 executive incentive compensation plan that would, among other changes, increase the total number of authorized shares by 1,000,000 shares to 2,000,000 shares; to approve an amendment to the company’s 1990 employee stock purchase plan to increase the total number of authorized shares by 100,000 shares to 600,000 shares; and to transact any other business that may properly come before the meeting.


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