News stories about WideOpenWest (NYSE:WOW) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. WideOpenWest earned a media sentiment score of 0.03 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 44.5273881763028 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
A number of analysts recently commented on WOW shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded WideOpenWest from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $11.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Thursday, November 16th. UBS Group lowered their price objective on WideOpenWest from $21.00 to $19.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, November 14th. SunTrust Banks reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $18.00 price objective on shares of WideOpenWest in a research report on Tuesday, November 14th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada lowered their price objective on WideOpenWest from $20.00 to $17.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, November 22nd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, six have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $18.25.
Shares of WideOpenWest (NYSE:WOW) traded up $0.06 on Monday, reaching $9.70. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 262,747 shares, compared to its average volume of 527,540. The company has a current ratio of 0.73, a quick ratio of 0.73 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -8.37. WideOpenWest has a 12-month low of $8.64 and a 12-month high of $18.83.
WideOpenWest (NYSE:WOW) last issued its earnings results on Monday, November 13th. The company reported $0.37 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.20 by $0.17. The company had revenue of $297.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $302.00 million. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 4.3% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts predict that WideOpenWest will post 0.77 earnings per share for the current year.
In other WideOpenWest news, General Counsel Donald Craig Martin acquired 15,320 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, December 20th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $9.79 per share, for a total transaction of $149,982.80. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, Director Jill Bright acquired 5,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, December 20th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $9.64 per share, for a total transaction of $48,200.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders have acquired 77,007 shares of company stock worth $752,075.
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WideOpenWest Company Profile
WideOpenWest, Inc is a cable operator in the United States. The Company provides high-speed data (HSD), cable television (Video), digital telephony (Telephony) and business-class services. The Company’s products are available either as a bundle or as an individual service to residential and business services customers.
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