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Best Communication Equipment Stocks to Buy Now (2023)
Top communication equipment stocks in 2023 ranked by overall Zen Score. See the best communication equipment stocks to buy now, according to analyst forecasts for the communication equipment industry.

Industry: Communication Equipment
Ticker
Company
Performance Score
Market Cap
Revenue
EBITDA
Earnings
EPS
Revenue Growth Y/Y
Revenue Growth 5Y
Earnings Growth Y/Y
Earnings Growth 5Y
Earnings Date
CLFD
CLEARFIELD INC
$857.02M$270.88M$67.56M$49.36M$3.5892.45%29.65%141.89%66.47%
VIAV
VIAVI SOLUTIONS INC
$2.62B$1.25B$193.00M$76.70M$0.33-0.83%9.70%3,200.00%22.42%
ERIC
ERICSSON LM TELEPHONE CO
$18.16B$24.66B$3.34B$2.41B$0.72-8.92%1.33%18.25%92.07%
ITRN
ITURAN LOCATION & CONTROL LTD
$459.44M$288.48M$74.02M$37.11M$1.819.21%5.15%19.87%-2.55%2023-02-28
WTT
WIRELESS TELECOM GROUP INC
$40.96M$32.07M$7.26M$7.04M$0.31-4.81%-5.72%N/AN/A2023-03-15
HLIT
HARMONIC INC
$1.51B$616.43M$60.81M$41.91M$0.4127.66%10.73%485.71%N/A
CSCO
CISCO SYSTEMS INC
$199.78B$52.29B$16.51B$11.50B$2.772.95%1.82%2.21%7.38%2023-02-15
DGII
DIGI INTERNATIONAL INC
$1.26B$413.27M$84.92M$23.98M$0.6829.25%17.94%94.29%46.72%
JNPR
JUNIPER NETWORKS INC
$9.97B$5.15B$713.50M$423.50M$1.3110.61%-0.08%191.11%-4.97%
ZBRA
ZEBRA TECHNOLOGIES CORP
$17.08B$5.75B$731.00M$468.00M$8.855.07%9.57%-44.02%71.30%2023-02-16
HPE
HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE CO
$20.93B$28.50B$3.54B$868.00M$0.672.56%-0.26%-74.43%26.12%2023-02-27
KVHI
KVH INDUSTRIES INC
$192.78M$161.23M$34.62M$19.43M$1.02-1.79%-0.47%N/AN/A2023-03-06
AMPG
AMPLITECH GROUP INC
$26.01M$17.84M-$1.82M-$2.60M-$0.26417.92%59.88%N/AN/A2023-03-29
CRDO
CREDO TECHNOLOGY GROUP HOLDING LTD
$2.67B$167.16M-$2.86M-$8.93M-$0.03137.58%N/AN/AN/A2023-03-09
LITE
LUMENTUM HOLDINGS INC
$4.22B$1.77B$408.10M$117.00M$1.651.85%12.41%-69.95%N/A2023-02-09
CIEN
CIENA CORP
$7.47B$3.63B$369.76M$152.90M$1.010.33%5.33%-68.63%-35.27%2023-03-07
NOK
NOKIA CORP
$27.08B$24.67B$2.42B$1.80B$0.32-5.33%0.28%N/AN/A
CMBM
CAMBIUM NETWORKS CORP
$592.07M$291.10M$17.14M$11.62M$0.43-14.37%N/A-75.84%N/A2023-02-16
BOSC
BOS BETTER ONLINE SOLUTIONS LTD
$13.27M$39.26MN/A$846.00k$0.1612.24%7.16%23.08%-6.17%2023-03-28
AVNW
AVIAT NETWORKS INC
$434.84M$323.87M$30.66M$13.86M$1.2212.02%6.80%-87.36%39.01%
AIRG
AIRGAIN INC
$84.34M$70.15M-$6.10M-$10.09M-$1.0111.42%7.29%N/AN/A2023-02-22
AUDC
AUDIOCODES LTD
$648.90M$270.54M$35.20M$28.17M$0.8812.03%12.06%-16.98%11.10%2023-02-07
MSI
MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS INC
$42.88B$8.73B$2.04B$1.18B$7.007.40%6.71%-5.41%11.73%2023-02-09
ONDS
ONDAS HOLDINGS INC
$94.78M$2.22M-$37.48M-$39.13M-$0.93-12.31%119.42%N/AN/A2023-03-20
VISL
VISLINK TECHNOLOGIES INC
$30.82M$32.07M-$19.62M-$21.60M-$0.488.39%-2.17%N/AN/A2023-03-29
NTIP
NETWORK-1 TECHNOLOGIES INC
$52.33M$337.00k-$1.63M-$1.59M-$0.06-99.06%-55.56%N/AN/A2023-03-28
PCTI
PC TEL INC
$87.49M$99.51M$4.12M$1.14M$0.0619.92%1.64%-33.33%N/A2023-02-22
AKTS
AKOUSTIS TECHNOLOGIES INC
$248.27M$19.05M-$57.17M-$65.27M-$1.18142.66%89.12%N/AN/A2023-02-07
UI
UBIQUITI INC
$17.16B$1.79B$457.54M$348.25M$5.75-2.33%13.70%-32.83%25.87%
EXTR
EXTREME NETWORKS INC
$2.49B$1.18B$120.51M$48.75M$0.389.22%8.88%18.75%N/A
FKWL
FRANKLIN WIRELESS CORP
$58.42M$28.76M-$3.48M-$3.79M-$0.33-76.97%-7.94%N/AN/A2023-02-07
INFN
INFINERA CORP
$1.66B$1.49B-$16.61M-$142.57M-$0.667.91%15.43%N/AN/A2023-02-14
BOXL
BOXLIGHT CORP
$34.10M$222.96M$7.75M-$10.14M-$0.1428.84%54.40%N/AN/A2023-03-15
MAXR
MAXAR TECHNOLOGIES INC
$3.85B$1.75B$454.00M$30.00M$0.45-1.24%N/AN/AN/A2023-02-20
PI
IMPINJ INC
$3.24B$233.78M-$33.53M-$44.20M-$1.7834.24%12.10%N/AN/A2023-02-08
ALLT
ALLOT LTD
$137.00M$130.68M-$22.27M-$29.32M-$0.80-9.07%9.69%N/AN/A2023-02-13
SILC
SILICOM LTD
$270.60M$150.58MN/A$18.31M$2.7317.22%3.68%77.27%-1.28%
MITQ
MOVING IMAGE TECHNOLOGIES INC
$13.26M$20.73M-$757.00k-$865.00k-$0.08131.25%N/AN/AN/A
UTSI
UTSTARCOM HOLDINGS CORP
$43.43M$14.72M-$2.97M-$7.76M-$0.87-23.70%-31.55%N/AN/A2023-03-22
NTGR
NETGEAR INC
$564.69M$934.56M-$61.34M-$63.93M-$2.17-27.21%-4.76%N/AN/A
PWFL
POWERFLEET INC
$103.09M$136.47M$4.61M-$16.91M-$0.4812.58%28.46%N/AN/A2023-03-07
DZSI
DZS INC
$362.27M$373.58M-$15.78M-$25.16M-$0.909.61%9.44%N/AN/A2023-02-08
LTRX
LANTRONIX INC
$188.08M$133.75M$1.77M-$4.73M-$0.1363.03%24.68%N/AN/A2023-02-09
CLRO
CLEARONE INC
$40.72M$28.39M-$1.77M-$5.76M-$0.25-6.41%-8.09%N/AN/A
CRNT
CERAGON NETWORKS LTD
$182.32M$297.40M$12.59M-$16.88M-$0.213.62%-2.06%N/AN/A2023-02-08
SATS
ECHOSTAR CORP
$1.56B$2.00B$633.78M$51.36M$0.671.04%1.48%-58.90%-11.73%2023-02-22
SYTA
SIYATA MOBILE INC
$2.89M$4.60M-$8.77M-$9.99M-$1.1723.33%N/AN/AN/A
GILT
GILAT SATELLITE NETWORKS LTD
$335.69M$230.64M$21.53M$2.12M$0.0420.86%-3.84%-96.15%-24.21%2023-02-14
PEGY
PINEAPPLE ENERGY INC
$20.90M$15.62M-$1.17M-$4.50M-$1.41461.04%-28.92%N/AN/A2023-03-14
ADTN
ADTRAN HOLDINGS INC
$1.41B$821.42M-$10.75M-$45.11M-$0.6452.40%3.16%N/AN/A
KN
KNOWLES CORP
$1.79B$801.90M-$109.20M-$129.50M-$1.41-8.56%3.79%N/AN/A2023-02-09
SONM
SONIM TECHNOLOGIES INC
$20.50M$61.64M-$23.48M-$24.77M-$1.0013.16%N/AN/AN/A2023-03-20
MINM
MINIM INC
$11.92M$50.47M-$11.35M-$12.83M-$0.30-13.99%14.45%N/AN/A2023-03-29
MYNA
MYNARIC AG
$96.47M$1.01M-$51.28M-$61.09M-$3.20-52.96%N/AN/AN/A
ITI
ITERIS INC
$191.20M$147.85M-$9.95M-$17.43M-$0.4012.82%7.34%N/AN/A
COMM
COMMSCOPE HOLDING COMPANY INC
$1.76B$9.13B$1.02B-$323.40M-$1.567.53%14.61%N/AN/A2023-02-23
FEIM
FREQUENCY ELECTRONICS INC
$56.16M$39.56M-$9.91M-$13.02M-$1.39-25.65%-4.07%N/AN/A2023-03-08
TESS
TESSCO TECHNOLOGIES INC
$46.40M$436.73M$3.08M$709.00k$0.078.78%-4.68%N/A-26.66%2023-02-07
CMTL
COMTECH TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP
$463.57M$500.62M-$24.21M-$44.84M-$1.67-11.12%-1.36%N/AN/A2023-03-08
VSAT
VIASAT INC
$2.78B$2.76B$482.04M-$105.60M-$1.4212.72%11.91%N/AN/A2023-02-07
CASA
CASA SYSTEMS INC
$352.94M$307.23M-$44.41M-$78.92M-$0.88-26.28%N/AN/AN/A2023-02-22
OCC
OPTICAL CABLE CORP
$32.05M$69.08M$1.52M-$347.09k-$0.0516.81%1.51%N/AN/A2023-03-15
TSAT
TELESAT CORP
$119.65M$540.13M$394.14M$36.97MN/A-7.85%N/AN/AN/A
CAMP
CALAMP CORP
$172.27M$284.82M-$2.38M-$33.58M-$0.94-7.95%-4.45%N/AN/A
BKTI
BK TECHNOLOGIES CORP
$64.20M$43.45M-$9.47M-$10.98M-$0.640.87%3.16%N/AN/A2023-03-15
ASNS
ACTELIS NETWORKS INC
$10.74MN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
INSG
INSEEGO CORP
$127.26M$265.30M-$29.45M-$66.74M-$0.62-3.73%3.29%N/AN/A2023-02-27
SATX
SATIXFY COMMUNICATIONS LTD
$111.98M$26.75M-$22.68M-$36.12M-$1.98N/AN/AN/AN/A
WLDS
WEARABLE DEVICES LTD
$9.91MN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

Communication Equipment Stocks FAQ

What are the best communication equipment stocks to buy right now in Feb 2023?

According to Zen Score, the 3 best communication equipment stocks to buy right now are:

1. Clearfield (NASDAQ:CLFD)


Clearfield (NASDAQ:CLFD) is the top communication equipment stock with a Zen Score of 60, which is 30 points higher than the communication equipment industry average of 30. It passed 20 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Clearfield has seen its stock return 7.69% over the past year, overperforming other communication equipment stocks by 16 percentage points.

Clearfield has an average 1 year price target of $112.25, an upside of 80.99% from Clearfield's current stock price of $62.02.

Clearfield stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 4 analysts covering Clearfield, 25% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 75% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

2. Ericsson Lm Telephone Co (NASDAQ:ERIC)


Ericsson Lm Telephone Co (NASDAQ:ERIC) is the second best communication equipment stock with a Zen Score of 49, which is 19 points higher than the communication equipment industry average of 30. It passed 18 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Ericsson Lm Telephone Co has seen its stock lose -52.72% over the past year, underperforming other communication equipment stocks by -44 percentage points.

Ericsson Lm Telephone Co has an average 1 year price target of $9.25, an upside of 56.51% from Ericsson Lm Telephone Co's current stock price of $5.91.

Ericsson Lm Telephone Co stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 5 analysts covering Ericsson Lm Telephone Co, 20% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 40% have issued a Buy, 40% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

3. Viavi Solutions (NASDAQ:VIAV)


Viavi Solutions (NASDAQ:VIAV) is the third best communication equipment stock with a Zen Score of 49, which is 19 points higher than the communication equipment industry average of 30. It passed 16 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Viavi Solutions has seen its stock lose -25.45% over the past year, underperforming other communication equipment stocks by -17 percentage points.

Viavi Solutions has an average 1 year price target of $14.25, an upside of 22.21% from Viavi Solutions's current stock price of $11.66.

Viavi Solutions stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 7 analysts covering Viavi Solutions, 28.57% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 71.43% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

What are the communication equipment stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 12 communication equipment stocks that have issued dividends in the past year, the 3 communication equipment stocks with the highest dividend yields are:

1. Network 1 Technologies (NYSEMKT:NTIP)


Network 1 Technologies (NYSEMKT:NTIP) has an annual dividend yield of 4.57%, which is 2 percentage points higher than the communication equipment industry average of 2.19%. Network 1 Technologies's dividend payout is stable, having never dropped by more than 10% in the last 10 years. Network 1 Technologies's dividend has not shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Network 1 Technologies's dividend payout ratio of -166.7% indicates that its high dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

2. Ericsson Lm Telephone Co (NASDAQ:ERIC)


Ericsson Lm Telephone Co (NASDAQ:ERIC) has an annual dividend yield of 4.24%, which is 2 percentage points higher than the communication equipment industry average of 2.19%. Ericsson Lm Telephone Co's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% six times in the last 10 years. Ericsson Lm Telephone Co's dividend has not shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Ericsson Lm Telephone Co's dividend payout ratio of 32.7% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

3. Tel (NASDAQ:PCTI)


Tel (NASDAQ:PCTI) has an annual dividend yield of 3.54%, which is 1 percentage points higher than the communication equipment industry average of 2.19%. Tel's dividend payout is stable, having never dropped by more than 10% in the last 10 years. Tel's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Tel's dividend payout ratio of 366.7% indicates that its dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

Why are communication equipment stocks down?

Communication equipment stocks were down -3.11% in the last day, and up 0.7% over the last week. Clearfield was the among the top losers in the communication equipment industry, dropping -12.3% yesterday.

Clearfield shares are trading lower after the company reported Q1 earnings results.

What are the most undervalued communication equipment stocks?

Based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score, the 3 most undervalued communication equipment stocks right now are:

1. Ericsson Lm Telephone Co (NASDAQ:ERIC)


Ericsson Lm Telephone Co (NASDAQ:ERIC) is the most undervalued communication equipment stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Ericsson Lm Telephone Co has a valuation score of 71, which is 41 points higher than the communication equipment industry average of 30. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Ericsson Lm Telephone Co's stock has dropped -52.72% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the communication equipment industry by -44 percentage points.

2. Nokia (NYSE:NOK)


Nokia (NYSE:NOK) is the second most undervalued communication equipment stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Nokia has a valuation score of 71, which is 41 points higher than the communication equipment industry average of 30. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Nokia's stock has dropped -16.26% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the communication equipment industry by -8 percentage points.

3. Clearfield (NASDAQ:CLFD)


Clearfield (NASDAQ:CLFD) is the third most undervalued communication equipment stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Clearfield has a valuation score of 57, which is 27 points higher than the communication equipment industry average of 30. It passed 4 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Clearfield's stock has gained 7.69% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the communication equipment industry by 16 percentage points.

Are communication equipment stocks a good buy now?

47.27% of communication equipment stocks rated by analysts are a strong buy right now. On average, analysts expect communication equipment stocks to rise by 21.47% over the next year.

What is the average p/e ratio of the communication equipment industry?

The average P/E ratio of the communication equipment industry is 18.19x.
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