Headlines about Liberty Broadband (NASDAQ:LBRDK) have trended somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Liberty Broadband earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 45.7200651964319 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Liberty Broadband (NASDAQ LBRDK) traded up $1.09 on Friday, reaching $89.03. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 542,151 shares, compared to its average volume of 674,663. The firm has a market capitalization of $16,080.79, a price-to-earnings ratio of 890.39 and a beta of 1.41. Liberty Broadband has a 52 week low of $80.41 and a 52 week high of $104.66. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.05, a quick ratio of 7.97 and a current ratio of 7.97.
Several brokerages have recently weighed in on LBRDK. ValuEngine lowered Liberty Broadband from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 27th. TheStreet raised Liberty Broadband from a “c” rating to a “b” rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 20th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Liberty Broadband from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $107.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Saturday, January 20th.
In other news, Director John E. Welsh III purchased 2,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, December 22nd. The shares were bought at an average price of $85.50 per share, with a total value of $171,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 5,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $427,500. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Insiders own 10.80% of the company’s stock.
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About Liberty Broadband
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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