News articles about Alaska Communications Systems Group (NASDAQ:ALSK) have been trending positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Alaska Communications Systems Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.47 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the utilities provider an impact score of 44.4673703149689 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Alaska Communications Systems Group (NASDAQ:ALSK) remained flat at $$2.12 during trading hours on Friday. 54,558 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 88,354. The stock has a market capitalization of $111.19, a price-to-earnings ratio of -70.67 and a beta of -0.13. Alaska Communications Systems Group has a fifty-two week low of $1.60 and a fifty-two week high of $2.91. The company has a quick ratio of 0.94, a current ratio of 1.03 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.09.

Separately, TheStreet lowered Alaska Communications Systems Group from a “c-” rating to a “d+” rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 13th.

In related news, CEO Anand Vadapalli sold 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, January 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $2.56, for a total transaction of $25,600.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 1,315,263 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $3,367,073.28. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Insiders have sold 123,754 shares of company stock worth $304,471 over the last three months. 6.53% of the stock is owned by insiders.

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About Alaska Communications Systems Group

Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc is a fiber broadband and managed information technology (IT) services provider. The Company is focused primarily on business and wholesale customers in and out of Alaska. The Company also provides telecommunication services to consumers across Alaska. The Company’s facilities-based communications network extends across Alaska and connects to the contiguous states through its undersea fiber optic cable systems and its usage rights on an undersea system.

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