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CCOI -- USA Stock  

USD 68.96  0.11  0.16%

As many millenniums are trying to avoid communication services space, it makes sense to concentrate on Cogent Comm Hlds a little further and try to understand its current market patterns. We will evaluate why recent Cogent Comm price moves suggest a bounce in March. Is Cogent Comm Hlds valuation justified? I am going to cover the entity perspective on valuation to give you a better outlook on taking a position in it.
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Will Cogent Comm (NASDAQ:CCOI) continue to add value to stockholders?
The company currently holds 1.18 B in liabilities.
Our advice module provides unbiased investment recommendation that can be used to complement current average analyst sentiment on Cogent Comm Hlds. Our advice engine provides an advice for the firm potential to grow from the perspective of an investor's risk tolerance and investing horizon.
We determine the current worth of Cogent Comm Hlds using both absolute as well as relative valuation methodologies to arrive at its intrinsic value. In general, an absolute valuation paradigm, as applied to this company, attempts to find the value of Cogent Comm Hlds based exclusively on its fundamental and basic technical indicators. By analyzing Cogent Comm's financials, quarterly and monthly indicators, and related drivers such as dividends, operating cash flow, and various types of growth rates, we attempt to find the most accurate representation of Cogent Comm's intrinsic value. In some cases, mostly for established, large-cap companies, we also incorporate more traditional valuation methods such as dividend discount, discounted cash flow, or asset-based models. As compared to an absolute model, our relative valuation model uses a comparative analysis of Cogent Comm. We calculate exposure to Cogent Comm's market risk, different technical and fundamental indicators, relevant financial multiples and ratios, and then comparing them to Cogent Comm's related companies.

Cogent Comm Hlds Investment Alerts

Cogent investment alerts and warnings help investors to get more proficient at understanding not only critical technical and fundamental signals but also the significant portfolio-centered indicators. These indicators include beta, alpha, and other risk-related measures that will help you in monitoring Cogent Comm Hlds performance across your portfolios.Please check all investment alerts for Cogent

Cogent Comm Valuation Ratios as Compared to Competition

Our valuation model uses many indicators to compare Cogent value to that of its competitors to determine the firm's financial worth. You can analyze the relationship between different fundamental ratios across Cogent Comm competition to find correlations between indicators driving the intrinsic value of Cogent.

What do experts say?

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It is good to see analyst projects for Cogent Comm, but it might be worth checking our own buy vs. sell analysis

Sale by John Chang of 558 shares of Cogent Comm

Legal trades by Cogent Comm insiders are very common, as founders, directors, or employees of any publicly traded firm often have stock or stock options. These trades are made public in the United States through the filing of Form 4 of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Below entry was recorded recently and is publicly available as an insider trade:
Cogent insider trading alert for sale of common stock by John Chang, VP & Chief Legal Officer, on 6th of April 2021. This event was filed by Cogent Communications Hol with SEC on 2021-04-06. Statement of changes in beneficial ownership - SEC Form 4 [view details]   
Note, although insider trading is legal, in the United States, Canada, Australia, and Germany, for mandatory reporting purposes, corporate insiders are defined as a company's officers, directors, and any beneficial owners of more than 10% of a class of the company's equity securities.

A Deeper look at Cogent

Cogent Comm Hlds reported the previous year's revenue of 549.3 M. Net Income was 20.3 M with profit before overhead, payroll, taxes, and interest of 326.36 M.

Margins Breakdown

Cogent profit margins show the degree to which it makes money. Margin indicators are used not only by investors but also by creditors or Cogent Comm itself as indicators of financial health and management effectiveness. Please look more closely at the different varieties of Cogent Comm profit margins.
Operating Margin13.9
EBITDA Margin0.39
Gross Margin0.69
Profit Margin0.0627


Cogent Comm Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization EBITDA is nearly stable at the moment. Cogent Comm Revenue Per Employee is increasing over the last 8 years. Additionally, Cogent Comm Average Assets is increasing over the last 8 years. Cogent Comm Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization EBITDA is increasing over the last 8 years. Cogent Comm Revenue Per Employee is nearly stable at the moment. Additionally, Cogent Comm Average Assets is increasing over the last 8 years.

Are you still hesitant about Cogent Comm?

Current mean deviation is at 1.5. Cogent Comm Hlds has relatively low volatility with skewness of -0.07 and kurtosis of 1.43. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Cogent Comm Hlds to ensure all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future expected returns. Understanding different market volatility trends often help investors to time the market. Properly using volatility indicators enable traders to measure Cogent Comm's stock risk against market volatility during both bullying and bearish trends. The higher level of volatility that comes with bear markets can directly impact Cogent Comm's stock price while adding stress to investors as they watch their shares' value plummet. This usually forces investors to rebalance their portfolios by buying different stocks as prices fall.

Our Takeaway on Cogent Comm Investment

While many of the other players under the telecom services industry are still a bit expensive, Cogent Comm may offer a potential longer-term growth to stockholders. While some stockholders may not share our view we believe that the current risk-reward utility is not appealing enough to do any trading. Please use our equity advice module to run different scenarios to ensure your current risk level and investment horizon are fully reflective of your current investing preferences in regards to Cogent Comm.

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