How Does Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (NasdaqGS:CNSL) Stack Up?

(NASDAQ:CNSL) by 48.9% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 31,928 shares of the aerospace company's stock after buying an additional 30,000 shares during the period. Globeflex Capital L P's holdings in L-3 Communications Holdings were worth $1,266,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company.

The share price of the company (NASDAQ:CNSL) was up +2.04% during the last trading session, with a high of 21.54 and the volume of Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. shares traded was 947143. Northeast Financial Consultants Inc now owns 3,323 shares of the aerospace company's stock worth $549,000 after buying an additional 10 shares during the last quarter. L-3 Communications Holdings makes up 2.8% of Guyasuta Investment Advisors Inc.'s holdings, making the stock its 11th largest position. Pacer Advisors Inc. now owns 1,575 shares of the aerospace company's stock valued at $260,000 after buying an additional 55 shares in the last quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System increased its stake in shares of Cogent Communications Holdings by 1.2% in the first quarter. Capital Insight Partners LLC increased its stake in shares of Cogent Communications Holdings by 1.7% in the first quarter. Pitcairn Co. now owns 1,590 shares of the aerospace company's stock valued at $241,000 after buying an additional 70 shares in the last quarter. Marshall Wace LLP purchased a new position in shares of L-3 Communications Holdings during the first quarter valued at about $409,000. Glen Harbor Capital Management LLC now owns 2,828 shares of the technology company's stock valued at $122,000 after buying an additional 756 shares in the last quarter. Company insiders own 2.90% of the company's stock. The FCF Growth of Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc.

L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. has a 1-year low of $132.38 and a 1-year high of $179.95. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $20.92 and a 200-day moving average price of $24.23.

L-3 Communications Holdings (NYSE:LLL) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April 27th. The company had revenue of $2.67 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.45 billion. L-3 Communications Holdings had a net margin of 5.98% and a return on equity of 13.90%. The business had revenue of $117.20 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $119.02 million. During the same period past year, the business earned $2.08 earnings per share. L-3 Communications Holdings's quarterly revenue was up 13.4% compared to the same quarter a year ago. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. will post $0.45 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, June 15th. Shareholders of record on Saturday, July 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.3874 per share. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, May 16th. Narrowing in a bit closer, the 5 month price index is 0.81659, the 3 month is 0.90031, and the 1 month is now 1.04313. L-3 Communications Holdings's dividend payout ratio is 36.54%.

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Several brokerages have recently issued reports on LLL. Equities research analysts forecast that L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. will post $8.74 EPS for the current year. Zacks Investment Research cut Consolidated Communications Holdings from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 1st. Deutsche Bank AG increased their target price on L-3 Communications Holdings from $175.00 to $190.00 and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a report on Friday, April 28th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company's stock. The share last price represents downtick move of -89.04% in value from company's 52-Week high price and shows 181.86% above change in value from its 52-Week low price.

In other news, VP Timothy G. Oneill sold 1,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, April 3rd. Its last month's stock price volatility remained 3.28% which for the week stands at 3.09%. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink.