News coverage about Mobile TeleSystems OJSC (NYSE:MBT) has been trending somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Mobile TeleSystems OJSC earned a news sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the Wireless communications provider an impact score of 46.030488975988 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on MBT shares. TheStreet upgraded shares of Mobile TeleSystems OJSC from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Friday, November 17th. Deutsche Bank started coverage on shares of Mobile TeleSystems OJSC in a research note on Tuesday, September 12th. They set a “buy” rating and a $12.50 price target on the stock. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Mobile TeleSystems OJSC from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 22nd. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Mobile TeleSystems OJSC from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Mobile TeleSystems OJSC from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, two have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $10.85.

Mobile TeleSystems OJSC (NYSE MBT) traded up $0.12 on Friday, reaching $9.46. 5,042,800 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 3,025,289. Mobile TeleSystems OJSC has a 1 year low of $7.76 and a 1 year high of $11.59. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.89, a current ratio of 0.93 and a quick ratio of 0.86. The firm has a market capitalization of $9,054.09, a P/E ratio of 9.29, a P/E/G ratio of 0.85 and a beta of 0.94.

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About Mobile TeleSystems OJSC

Mobil’nye Telesistemy PAO is a Russia-based provider of telecommunications services. The Company provides mobile and fixed-line voice and data telecommunications services, including data transfer, broadband, pay-television (pay-TV) and various value-added services, as well as selling equipment and accessories.

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