News stories about Liberty Broadband Corporation (NASDAQ:LBRDK) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing 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 nearest to one being the most favorable. Liberty Broadband Corporation earned a daily sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the company an impact score of 45.2069189391457 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

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

Several research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Liberty Broadband Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, July 20th. Morgan Stanley restated an “equal weight” rating and set a $95.00 price objective (up previously from $91.00) on shares of Liberty Broadband Corporation in a report on Monday, July 17th.

Liberty Broadband Corporation (NASDAQ:LBRDK) traded down 0.92% on Thursday, hitting $101.82. 786,016 shares of the stock traded hands. Liberty Broadband Corporation has a 52 week low of $63.64 and a 52 week high of $103.33. The stock has a market cap of $18.51 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 598.94 and a beta of 1.44. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $90.69 and its 200 day moving average is $87.58.

In other news, Director John C. Malone sold 5,700 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $88.62, for a total value of $505,134.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 3,782,554 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $335,209,935.48. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, Director John C. Malone sold 23,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, July 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $84.53, for a total transaction of $1,944,190.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 3,782,554 shares in the company, valued at $319,739,289.62. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 96,700 shares of company stock worth $8,521,624 over the last three months. Insiders own 10.80% of the company’s stock.

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Liberty Broadband Corporation Company Profile

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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