Liberty Broadband (LBRDA) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Finds

Media headlines about Liberty Broadband (NASDAQ:LBRDA) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Liberty Broadband earned a coverage optimism score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the company an impact score of 46.0357280925382 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Liberty Broadband (NASDAQ LBRDA) traded down $0.81 during trading on Friday, reaching $83.79. 394,574 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 136,038. Liberty Broadband has a fifty-two week low of $69.64 and a fifty-two week high of $104.35. The stock has a market cap of $15,236.79, a price-to-earnings ratio of 837.90 and a beta of 1.33. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.06, a current ratio of 11.64 and a quick ratio of 11.64.

Liberty Broadband (NASDAQ:LBRDA) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 9th. The company reported ($0.05) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.03 by ($0.08). Liberty Broadband had a net margin of 142.91% and a return on equity of 0.22%. equities research analysts anticipate that Liberty Broadband will post 0.13 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

LBRDA has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Pivotal Research restated a “buy” rating and set a $108.00 price target (up previously from $107.00) on shares of Liberty Broadband in a research note on Tuesday, August 15th. Telsey Advisory Group restated an “outperform” rating and set a $125.00 price target (up previously from $95.00) on shares of Liberty Broadband in a research note on Thursday, September 7th. TheStreet lowered shares of Liberty Broadband from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 16th. raised their price target on shares of Liberty Broadband from $108.00 to $113.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 15th. Finally, BidaskClub lowered shares of Liberty Broadband from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Saturday. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $113.25.

In related news, Director John C. Malone sold 34,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $95.18, for a total transaction of $3,283,710.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, Director John C. Malone sold 8,550 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $98.11, for a total transaction of $838,840.50. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 3,452,779 shares in the company, valued at approximately $338,752,147.69. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 141,600 shares of company stock worth $13,372,539 in the last quarter. 6.09% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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Liberty Broadband Company Profile

Liberty Broadband Corporation holds interest in Charter Communications, Inc (Charter) and its subsidiary Skyhook Holding, Inc (Skyhook). The Company’s segments include Skyhook, Charter, and Corporate and other. Skyhook provides a wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi)-based location platform focused on providing positioning technology and contextual location intelligence solutions.

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