IDT (IDT) Getting Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Report Shows

Press coverage about IDT (NYSE:IDT) has been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. IDT earned a news impact score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the utilities provider an impact score of 46.4900981434178 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

IDT (NYSE:IDT) traded down $0.04 during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $9.91. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 118,805 shares, compared to its average volume of 229,345. IDT has a 1-year low of $9.70 and a 1-year high of $20.43. The stock has a market cap of $247.90, a PE ratio of -15.02 and a beta of 1.12.

IDT (NYSE:IDT) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, December 5th. The utilities provider reported ($0.02) EPS for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $393.56 million during the quarter. IDT had a negative net margin of 1.03% and a positive return on equity of 7.53%.

In other news, Director Judah Schorr bought 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, January 17th. The stock was bought at an average price of $10.82 per share, for a total transaction of $108,200.00. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Company insiders own 21.80% of the company’s stock.

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About IDT

IDT Corporation is a holding company with operations primarily in the telecommunications and payment industries. The Company’s segments include Telecom Platform Services, Consumer Phone Services and All Other. The Company’s Telecom Platform Services segment provides retail telecommunications and payment offerings, as well as wholesale international long distance traffic termination.

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