News headlines about Pandora Media (NYSE:P) have trended positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Pandora Media earned a daily sentiment score of 0.27 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the Internet radio service an impact score of 45.9470980179198 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern’s scoring:

Pandora Media (NYSE P) traded up $0.22 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $5.15. 10,635,000 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 9,889,226. The company has a current ratio of 4.18, a quick ratio of 4.18 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.58. Pandora Media has a 12 month low of $4.44 and a 12 month high of $14.10.

Pandora Media (NYSE:P) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The Internet radio service reported ($0.06) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.08) by $0.02. The company had revenue of $378.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $380.54 million. Pandora Media had a negative net margin of 39.49% and a negative return on equity of 74.78%. Pandora Media’s revenue was up 7.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted ($0.07) earnings per share. equities analysts predict that Pandora Media will post -1.09 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

P has been the topic of a number of research reports. J P Morgan Chase & Co lowered shares of Pandora Media from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $9.00 price target on the stock. in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Pandora Media from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 18th. Stifel Nicolaus set a $12.00 target price on shares of Pandora Media and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $13.00 price target on shares of Pandora Media and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, October 6th. Finally, Needham & Company LLC reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $11.00 price target on shares of Pandora Media in a research report on Thursday, September 14th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty-four have given a hold rating, fourteen have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Pandora Media has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $11.24.

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In other news, EVP David Gerbitz sold 30,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, September 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $8.34, for a total value of $250,200.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 335,607 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,798,962.38. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. 2.59% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Pandora Media Company Profile

Pandora Media, Inc (Pandora) is a music discovery platform, offering a personalized experience for each of its listeners wherever and whenever they want to listen to music, whether through earbuds, car speakers or live on stage. The Company delivers targeted messages to its listeners using a combination of audio, display and video advertisements.

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