Investor Alert

Oct. 14, 2002, 3:02 p.m. EDT

Communications Systems rises on Q3 outlook

Communications Systems (NAS:CSII) is up 31 cents, or 5.2 percent, to $6.31, after the Hector, Minn., broadband technology firm forecast third-quarter earnings of 15 to 17 cents a share in sales of $28 million to $29 million. In the same period a year earlier, the company lost 2 cents a share on sales of $23.1 million. Communications Systems attributed the projected strong results to an increase of $5 million to $5.5 million in sales of media conversion products.

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