Technical Communications Corporation (TCCO)’s Financial Results Comparing With Acacia Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:ACIA)

As Communication Equipment businesses, Technical Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:TCCO) and Acacia Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:ACIA), are affected by compare. This especially applies to their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Earnings & Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Technical Communications Corporation 2 0.00 1.47M -0.42 0.00
Acacia Communications Inc. 66 -2.84 37.69M 0.47 142.31

Demonstrates Technical Communications Corporation and Acacia Communications Inc. earnings per share, gross revenue and valuation.


Table 2 has Technical Communications Corporation and Acacia Communications Inc.’s return on assets, net margins and return on equity.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Technical Communications Corporation 63,827,015.76% -51.5% -21.5%
Acacia Communications Inc. 57,080,115.10% 4.1% 3.4%


1.8 and 1.2 are the respective Current Ratio and a Quick Ratio of Technical Communications Corporation. Its rival Acacia Communications Inc.’s Current and Quick Ratios are 4.9 and 4.6 respectively. Acacia Communications Inc. has a better chance of clearing its pay short and long-term debts than Technical Communications Corporation.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

The shares of both Technical Communications Corporation and Acacia Communications Inc. are owned by institutional investors at 2.6% and 79.1% respectively. Insiders held roughly 21.08% of Technical Communications Corporation’s shares. On the other hand, insiders held about 7.6% of Acacia Communications Inc.’s shares.


In this table we show the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Technical Communications Corporation 6.14% -36.16% -36% -6.59% -34.36% -3.4%
Acacia Communications Inc. 3.35% 33.17% 11.12% 55.7% 111.36% 76.76%

For the past year Technical Communications Corporation has -3.4% weaker performance while Acacia Communications Inc. has 76.76% stronger performance.


Acacia Communications Inc. beats on 8 of the 11 factors Technical Communications Corporation.

Technical Communications Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, distributes, markets, and sells communications security devices, systems, and services worldwide. The company primarily provides voice, data, and facsimile encryptors. Its products include government systems, such as DSD 72A-SP military bulk encryptor, CSD 3324 SE telephone/fax encryptor, and the DSP 9000 radio encryptor, as well as the HSE 6000 squad radio headset and telephone encryptor for public safety special operations land mobile radio applications and for military applications. The company also provides secure office systems, such as CSD4100 executive secure telephone and CipherTalk secure mobile IP-based phone. In addition, it offers network security systems comprising network encryption systems with KEYNET centralized key and device management for IP, SONET/SDH, and frame relay networks to secure data in transit from local area network to local area network and across wide area networks. The companyÂ’s products are used to protect confidentiality in communications between radios, telephones, mobile phones, facsimile machines, and data network equipment over wires, fiber optic cables, radio waves, and microwave and satellite links. It serves various markets, including foreign and domestic governmental agencies, law enforcement and military agencies, telecommunications carriers, financial institutions, and multinational companies requiring protection of mission-critical information. The company sells directly to customers, original equipment manufacturers, and value-added resellers using its in-house sales force, as well as domestic and international representatives, consultants, and distributors. Technical Communications Corporation was founded in 1961 and is based in Concord, Massachusetts.

Acacia Communications, Inc. develops, manufactures, and sells high-speed coherent optical interconnect products in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific region. Its products include a series of low-power coherent digital signal processors application-specific integrated circuits and silicon photonic integrated circuits integrated into families of optical interconnect modules with transmission speeds ranging from 100 to 400 gigabits per second for use in long-haul, metro, and inter-data center markets. The company sells its products through a direct sales force to network equipment manufacturers. Acacia Communications, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Maynard, Massachusetts.

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