Media coverage about T-Mobile US (NASDAQ:TMUS) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. T-Mobile US earned a news sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the Wireless communications provider an impact score of 45.9646393576918 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:
Several brokerages recently issued reports on TMUS. Morgan Stanley upped their target price on shares of T-Mobile US from $72.00 to $74.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 13th. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $76.00 target price on shares of T-Mobile US in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. KeyCorp reiterated an “overweight” rating and issued a $72.00 target price on shares of T-Mobile US in a research report on Saturday, September 16th. Cowen restated a “buy” rating and set a $70.00 price target on shares of T-Mobile US in a research report on Tuesday, October 17th. Finally, HSBC upgraded shares of T-Mobile US from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 21st. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating, twenty-one have given a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $69.86.
T-Mobile US (TMUS) opened at $63.89 on Thursday. T-Mobile US has a one year low of $54.60 and a one year high of $68.88. The stock has a market cap of $54,580.00, a PE ratio of 25.05, a P/E/G ratio of 1.05 and a beta of 0.29. The company has a quick ratio of 0.80, a current ratio of 0.92 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.50.
T-Mobile US (NASDAQ:TMUS) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October 23rd. The Wireless communications provider reported $0.63 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.17. T-Mobile US had a net margin of 5.55% and a return on equity of 9.99%. The company had revenue of $10.02 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $10.01 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.27 earnings per share. T-Mobile US’s revenue was up 7.7% on a year-over-year basis. analysts anticipate that T-Mobile US will post 2.41 EPS for the current year.
T-Mobile US declared that its board has initiated a share buyback program on Wednesday, December 6th that authorizes the company to repurchase $1.50 billion in shares. This repurchase authorization authorizes the Wireless communications provider to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company’s board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.
In other T-Mobile US news, CFO J Braxton Carter II sold 15,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $65.96, for a total transaction of $989,400.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 199,788 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $13,178,016.48. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, EVP Elizabeth A. Mcauliffe sold 4,310 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Saturday, December 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $64.10, for a total transaction of $276,271.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders sold 73,620 shares of company stock valued at $4,708,192. 0.29% of the stock is owned by insiders.
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T-Mobile US Company Profile
T-Mobile US, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, provides mobile communications services in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The company offers voice, messaging, and data services to approximately 71 million customers in the postpaid, prepaid, and wholesale markets. It also provides wireless devices, including smartphones, tablets, and other mobile communication devices, as well as accessories that are manufactured by various suppliers.
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