News coverage about WideOpenWest (NYSE:WOW) has trended somewhat positive on Friday, Accern reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing 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. WideOpenWest earned a news sentiment score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 45.9528118398918 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.
These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- Verizon to Aggressively Deploy Dark Fiber for 5G Backhaul (finance.yahoo.com)
- SunTrust Banks Comments on WideOpenWest, Inc.’s FY2017 Earnings (WOW) (americanbankingnews.com)
- SunTrust Banks Analysts Raise Earnings Estimates for WideOpenWest, Inc. (WOW) (americanbankingnews.com)
- In first earnings report since going public, WOW results don’t wow (bizjournals.com)
- WideOpenWest posts 2Q profit (finance.yahoo.com)
Shares of WideOpenWest (NYSE WOW) remained flat at $15.50 on Friday. The company had a trading volume of 202,665 shares. WideOpenWest has a 12 month low of $15.34 and a 12 month high of $18.83. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $16.35 and a 200 day moving average of $16.77. The firm has a market capitalization of $3.13 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 0.03.
WideOpenWest (NYSE:WOW) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August 14th. The company reported $0.15 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $297.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $299.23 million. The business’s revenue was down 3.3% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts forecast that WideOpenWest will post $1.15 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
WOW has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. UBS AG initiated coverage on shares of WideOpenWest in a report on Monday, June 19th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $21.00 target price on the stock. Evercore ISI initiated coverage on shares of WideOpenWest in a report on Monday, June 19th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $20.00 target price on the stock. Macquarie initiated coverage on shares of WideOpenWest in a report on Monday, June 19th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $20.00 target price on the stock. Raymond James Financial, Inc. initiated coverage on shares of WideOpenWest in a report on Monday, June 19th. They issued a “strong-buy” rating and a $21.00 target price on the stock. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada initiated coverage on shares of WideOpenWest in a report on Monday, June 19th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $20.00 target price on the stock. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $20.86.
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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