Windstream (WIN) Receives Media Sentiment Score of 0.21
News coverage about Windstream (NASDAQ:WIN) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Windstream earned a daily sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the technology company an impact score of 46.2114434784934 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.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
- Stocks to Watch For: Windstream Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:WIN), GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME) – The Oracle Examiner (oracleexaminer.com)
- Windstream (WIN) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Guggenheim (americanbankingnews.com)
- A Head-to-head Comparison of: Windstream Holdings, Inc., (NASDAQ: WIN), United Parcel Service, Inc., (NYSE: UPS); – TNN (tradingnewsnow.com)
- Short Interest in Windstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN) Increases By 5.6% (americanbankingnews.com)
- Windstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN) to hit EPS growth of -177.00% for this year – Wallstreet Investorplace (wallstreetinvestorplace.com)
Windstream (NASDAQ:WIN) opened at $1.56 on Wednesday. The company has a current ratio of 0.60, a quick ratio of 0.54 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -7.94. The company has a market cap of $300.67, a PE ratio of -0.13 and a beta of 0.07. Windstream has a 12-month low of $1.28 and a 12-month high of $6.47.
A number of research firms have commented on WIN. Guggenheim began coverage on shares of Windstream in a research report on Tuesday. They set a “sell” rating and a $1.35 target price on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. downgraded shares of Windstream from a “neutral” rating to an “underweight” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 2nd. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Windstream from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, December 8th. Canaccord Genuity reissued a “buy” rating and set a $3.00 target price on shares of Windstream in a research report on Friday, November 24th. Finally, Barclays began coverage on shares of Windstream in a research report on Friday, December 15th. They set an “underweight” rating and a $1.50 target price on the stock. Seven research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Sell” and a consensus target price of $1.95.
In other news, Director Michael G. Stoltz acquired 29,734 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, February 28th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $1.58 per share, with a total value of $46,979.72. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 97,453 shares in the company, valued at $153,975.74. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 0.95% of the stock is owned by insiders.
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Windstream Company Profile
Windstream Corporation (Windstream) is a provider of advanced communications and technology solutions, including managed services and cloud computing, to businesses nationwide. In addition to business services, the Company offers broadband, voice and video services to consumers in primarily rural markets.
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