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Company profile

Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. is a fiber broadband and managed information technology (IT) services provider. The Company is focused primarily on business and wholesale customers in and out of Alaska. The Company also provides telecommunication services to consumers across Alaska. The Company's facilities-based communications network extends across Alaska and connects to the contiguous states through its undersea fiber optic cable systems and its usage rights on an undersea system. It serves customers in various areas, such as Business and Wholesale (broadband, voice and managed IT services); Consumer (broadband and voice services), and Other Services (including carrier termination, equipment sales, access services and support services receiving federal support funding). It provides voice and broadband services to residential customers. It provides voice and broadband origination and termination services to inter and intrastate carriers serving its retail customers.

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Today's volume of 340,066 shares is on pace to be much greater than ALSK's 10-day average volume of 377,048 shares.


UPDATE: Only one stock in the Dow rose during the first quarter -- and it was up by only one penny

6:36 am ET April 1, 2020 (MarketWatch)

By Philip van Doorn, MarketWatch

January through March was the worst quarter for the Dow Jones Industrial Average since 1987

A decline in stocks Tuesday cemented the worst quarter for the Dow Jones Industrial Average since 1987. A table below shows how all 30 components performed from January through March.

On Tuesday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 410 points (or 1.8%) to close at 21,917.16. The venerable index was down 23.2% for the first quarter, the biggest decline since the fourth quarter of 1987, when Black Monday (Oct. 19) occurred.

The only Dow stock that rose during the first quarter was Microsoft (MSFT), which closed at $157.71 on March 31, up a penny from $157.70 on Dec. 31. (All performance figures in this article exclude dividends.)

The S&P 500 Index dropped 1.6% on Tuesday for a first-quarter decline of 20%.

The Nasdaq Composite Index decreased 1% on Tuesday for a first-quarter decline of 14.2%.


All 11 sectors of the S&P 500 were down significantly during the first quarter:

S&P 500 sector Price change - first quarter, 2020 Price change - 2019

Energy -51.1% 7.6%

Financials -32.3% 29.2%

Industrials -27.4% 26.8%

Materials -26.6% 21.9%

Real Estate -19.8% 24.9%

Consumer Discretionary -19.6% 26.2%

Communication Services -17.2% 30.9%

Utilities -14.2% 22.2%

Consumer Staples -13.4% 24.0%

Health Care -13.1% 18.7%

Information Technology -12.2% 48.0%

Source: FactSet

Dow 30

Company Ticker Price change - first quarter, 2020 Price change - 2019

Boeing Co. US:BA -54.2% 1.0%

Dow Inc. US:DOW -46.6% N/A

Exxon Mobil Corp. US:XOM -45.6% 2.3%

Chevron Corp. US:CVX -39.9% 10.8%

United Technologies Corp. US:UTX -37.0% 40.6%

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. US:JPM -35.4% 42.8%

Walt Disney Co. US:DIS -33.2% 31.9%

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. US:GS -32.8% 37.6%

American Express Co. US:AXP -31.2% 30.6%

Travelers Cos. Inc. US:TRV -27.5% 14.4%

3M Co. US:MMM -22.6% -7.4%

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. US:WBA -22.4% -13.7%

Caterpillar Inc. US:CAT -21.4% 16.2%

Coca-Cola Co. US:KO -20.1% 16.9%

Nike Inc. Class B US:NKE -18.3% 36.6%

Cisco Systems Inc. US:CSCO -18.0% 10.7%

International Business Machines Corp. US:IBM -17.2% 17.9%

Pfizer Inc. US:PFE -16.7% -10.2%

McDonald's Corp. US:MCD -16.3% 11.3%

Merck & Co. Inc. US:MRK -15.4% 19.0%

UnitedHealth Group Inc. US:UNH -15.2% 18.0%

Home Depot Inc. US:HD -14.5% 27.1%

Visa Inc. Class A US:V -14.3% 42.4%

Apple Inc. US:AAPL -13.4% 86.2%

Verizon Communications Inc. US:VZ -12.5% 9.2%

Procter & Gamble Co. US:PG -11.9% 35.9%

Johnson & Johnson US:JNJ -10.1% 13.0%

Intel Corp. US:INTC -9.6% 27.5%

Walmart Inc. US:WMT -4.4% 27.6%

Microsoft Corp. US:MSFT 0.0% 55.3%

Source: FactSet

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