Media headlines about ADT (NYSE:ADT) have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. ADT earned a coverage optimism score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the security and automation business an impact score of 45.2118739621687 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Altered Stress Hormone Response Following Acute Exercise During Prostate Cancer Treatment. (urotoday.com)
- Mubadala and partners to sell 50% stake in ADT to Abu Dhabi Ports (thenational.ae)
- Global Connected Home Security System Market 2018 Manufacturers- Honeywell, Panasonic, Samsung, ADT, Vivint … (thetechnicalprogress.com)
- Global Dicing Blade Market 2018 Top Players :ADT, K&S, UKAM, Ceiba, Shanghai Sinyang (nwctrail.com)
- Worth Watching Trader’s Buzzers: ADT Inc., (NYSE: ADT), Qorvo, Inc., (NASDAQ: QRVO) (globalexportlines.com)
Shares of ADT stock traded up $0.04 on Tuesday, reaching $8.99. The stock had a trading volume of 1,617,044 shares, compared to its average volume of 4,705,059. The company has a quick ratio of 0.39, a current ratio of 0.51 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.95. ADT has a 1 year low of $7.36 and a 1 year high of $13.02. The company has a market cap of $6,965.22 and a P/E ratio of -25.69.
ADT (NYSE:ADT) last released its earnings results on Thursday, March 15th. The security and automation business reported ($0.06) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.14 by ($0.20). The company had revenue of $1.11 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.06 billion. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 5.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned ($0.07) EPS. equities research analysts forecast that ADT will post 0.82 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, April 5th. Investors of record on Monday, March 26th were paid a $0.035 dividend. This represents a $0.14 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.56%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, March 23rd. ADT’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently -40.00%.
ADT has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Morgan Stanley initiated coverage on shares of ADT in a research report on Tuesday, February 13th. They issued an “overweight” rating and a $18.00 price objective on the stock. ValuEngine raised shares of ADT from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 19th. Credit Suisse Group initiated coverage on shares of ADT in a research report on Tuesday, February 13th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $14.00 price objective on the stock. Deutsche Bank initiated coverage on shares of ADT in a research report on Tuesday, February 13th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $16.00 price objective on the stock. Finally, Imperial Capital initiated coverage on shares of ADT in a research report on Tuesday, February 13th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $15.00 price objective on the stock. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the stock. ADT presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $15.22.
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ADT Company Profile
ADT Inc is a provider of monitored security, interactive home and business automation and related monitoring services in the United States and Canada. The Company offers a range of products home security systems, home automation, security cameras, fire, home and safety, and monitoring services. It also offers residential, commercial, and multi-site customers a comprehensive set of burglary, video, access control, fire and smoke alarm, and medical alert solutions.
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