Clearfield, Inc. (CLFD): Price and Financial Metrics

Clearfield, Inc. (CLFD): $28.66

0.11 (+0.39%)

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CLFD Price/Volume Stats

Current price $28.66 52-week high $134.90
Prev. close $28.55 52-week low $28.21
Day low $28.57 Volume 199,800
Day high $29.71 Avg. volume 335,618
50-day MA $37.16 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $51.89 Market Cap 437.41M

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  • CLFD scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 59.98% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for CLFD is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 177 days.
  • CLFD's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 1.41% of US stocks).

CLFD Stock Summary

  • CLEARFIELD INC's stock had its IPO on August 7, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.61% of US equities in our set.
  • Of note is the ratio of CLEARFIELD INC's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 87.23% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 97.6%, CLEARFIELD INC's debt growth rate surpasses 89.52% of about US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to CLEARFIELD INC, a group of peers worth examining would be APAM, SXI, MPX, CWCO, and PRTS.
  • CLFD's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit CLEARFIELD INC's official web site, go to

CLFD Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Technology stock, CLFD's price/sales ratio is 37.5% lower, now standing at 1.5.
  • CLFD's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 11.1 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CLFD.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CLFD 2023-09-22 1.5 1.5 10.1 7.6
CLFD 2023-09-21 1.5 1.5 9.9 7.5
CLFD 2023-09-20 1.5 1.5 9.7 7.4
CLFD 2023-09-19 1.5 1.5 10.1 7.7
CLFD 2023-09-18 1.5 1.5 10.2 7.7
CLFD 2023-09-15 1.5 1.5 10.2 7.7

CLFD Growth Metrics

    The 2 year revenue growth rate now stands at 120.18%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at 56.69%.
  • The 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at -182.73%.
Over the past 15 months, CLFD's revenue has gone up $164,960,601.

The table below shows CLFD's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-12-31 305.716 2.138 53.228
2022-09-30 270.883 1.001 49.362
2022-06-30 221.09 -6.503318 39.79604
2022-03-31 188.5753 -7.07881 33.14916
2021-12-31 164.7723 8.15218 27.55294
2021-09-30 140.7554 10.90284 20.32738

CLFD's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • CLFD has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 76.89% of graded US stocks.
  • CLFD's asset turnover comes in at 1.2 -- ranking 31st of 208 Electronic Equipment stocks.
  • SMTC, KVHI, and NXPI are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with CLFD.

The table below shows CLFD's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 1.200 0.429 0.311
2021-03-31 1.140 0.421 0.252
2020-12-31 1.091 0.412 0.194
2020-09-30 1.044 0.407 0.146
2020-06-30 1.046 0.401 0.126
2020-03-31 1.039 0.392 0.097

CLFD Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of CLFD, see our CLFD price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $45.50 Average Broker Recommendation 1.5 (Moderate Buy)

Clearfield, Inc. (CLFD) Company Bio

Clearfield Inc. designs, manufactures and distributes fiber optic management products for the communications networks of leading ILECS, CLECs, MSO/cable TV companies and mobile broadband providers. The company was founded in 1979 and is based in Plymouth, Minnesota.

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Latest CLFD News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about CLEARFIELD INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate CLFD as an investment opportunity.

Clearfield, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLFD) is a favorite amongst institutional investors who own 68%

Key Insights Given the large stake in the stock by institutions, Clearfield's stock price might be vulnerable to their...

Yahoo | September 21, 2023

Clearfield Blows Past Traditional MPO Limits with FieldShield® Blowable MPO Fibre Assemblies

LONDON, September 20, 2023--Clearfield, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLFD), the leader in community broadband fibre connectivity, today announced the launch of its FieldShield blowable MPO fibre assemblies, the fibre industry’s first pushable/blowable 12-fibre MPO pre-connectorized cable capable of blowing fibre over 1.5 km. Developed as part of the integration of Nestor Cables, Ltd ("Nestor"), a subsidiary of Clearfield, the new solution will be on display at Clearfield’s and Nestor’s common stand at Connected

Yahoo | September 20, 2023

15 Worst Performing Growth Stocks in 2023

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Yahoo | September 11, 2023

Positive Signs As Multiple Insiders Buy Clearfield Stock

It is usually uneventful when a single insider buys stock. However, When quite a few insiders buy shares, as it...

Yahoo | September 7, 2023

Clearfield’s SeeChange Honored with 2023 ISE Network Innovator Award

MINNEAPOLIS, August 30, 2023--Clearfield, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLFD), the leader in community broadband fiber connectivity, today announced that its SeeChange® Access Terminal and Hardened Connector System was recognized among the best by the 2023 ISE Network Innovators’ Awards. An esteemed and experienced panel of judges from the Telecom/Broadband Network Service Provider Community recognized Clearfield as a high-scoring honoree.

Yahoo | August 30, 2023

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CLFD Price Returns

1-mo -18.46%
3-mo -39.47%
6-mo -38.09%
1-year -72.61%
3-year 42.09%
5-year 114.68%
YTD -69.56%
2022 11.51%
2021 241.50%
2020 77.33%
2019 40.52%
2018 -19.02%

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