AlarmCom (ALRM) Receives News Sentiment Score of 0.14

News headlines about AlarmCom (NASDAQ:ALRM) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. AlarmCom earned a coverage optimism score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the software maker an impact score of 45.6534823975375 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Several research analysts have recently issued reports on ALRM shares. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $38.00 target price (up previously from $34.00) on shares of AlarmCom in a research report on Thursday, November 9th. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a $52.00 price objective (up previously from $46.00) on shares of AlarmCom in a research report on Thursday, November 9th. William Blair reaffirmed an “outperform” rating on shares of AlarmCom in a research report on Thursday, September 21st. Northland Securities reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $51.00 price objective on shares of AlarmCom in a research report on Friday, October 13th. Finally, Maxim Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $57.00 price objective on shares of AlarmCom in a research report on Tuesday, November 21st. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $46.90.

AlarmCom (NASDAQ:ALRM) opened at $36.43 on Friday. AlarmCom has a 52-week low of $26.84 and a 52-week high of $49.49. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -0.81, a quick ratio of 2.88 and a current ratio of 3.16. The firm has a market capitalization of $1,720.00 and a P/E ratio of 56.05.

AlarmCom (NASDAQ:ALRM) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 8th. The software maker reported $0.27 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.20 by $0.07. AlarmCom had a negative return on equity of 42.00% and a net margin of 9.97%. The company had revenue of $90.00 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $83.04 million. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.19 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 32.7% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts forecast that AlarmCom will post 0.82 earnings per share for the current year.

In other AlarmCom news, insider Timothy P. Mcadam sold 20,407 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, December 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $36.78, for a total transaction of $750,569.46. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, VP Daniel Ramos sold 19,909 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, October 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of $47.05, for a total value of $936,718.45. Following the sale, the vice president now owns 82,327 shares in the company, valued at $3,873,485.35. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 283,178 shares of company stock worth $12,111,202. Company insiders own 78.50% of the company’s stock.

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AlarmCom Company Profile

Alarm.com Holdings, Inc is a platform solution for the connected property. The Company offers a suite of cloud-based solutions for the smart home and business, including interactive security, video monitoring, intelligent automation and energy management. The Company operates through two segments: Alarm.com and Other.

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