Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect T-Mobile US (TMUS) Stock Price

Media coverage about T-Mobile US (NASDAQ:TMUS) has trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. T-Mobile US earned a news impact score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the Wireless communications provider an impact score of 46.7299798040068 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

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

A number of analysts recently issued reports on the company. BidaskClub raised T-Mobile US from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 14th. Macquarie raised T-Mobile US from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 14th. KeyCorp reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $76.00 target price on shares of T-Mobile US in a research report on Tuesday, January 2nd. Morgan Stanley lifted their target price on T-Mobile US from $72.00 to $74.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 13th. Finally, Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “top pick” rating and issued a $62.78 target price (down previously from $72.00) on shares of T-Mobile US in a research report on Tuesday, November 28th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating, twenty-one have assigned a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $69.86.

Shares of T-Mobile US (NASDAQ TMUS) traded up $0.83 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $63.71. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 4,685,529 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,750,000. The firm has a market capitalization of $52,310.00, a P/E ratio of 24.98, a PEG ratio of 0.95 and a beta of 0.29. The company has a current ratio of 0.92, a quick ratio of 0.80 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.50. T-Mobile US has a 1 year low of $54.60 and a 1 year high of $68.88.

T-Mobile US (NASDAQ:TMUS) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October 23rd. The Wireless communications provider reported $0.63 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.46 by $0.17. T-Mobile US had a return on equity of 9.99% and a net margin of 5.55%. The firm had revenue of $10.02 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $10.01 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.27 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was up 7.7% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts forecast that T-Mobile US will post 2.45 EPS for the current fiscal year.

T-Mobile US announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase program on Wednesday, December 6th that permits the company to buyback $1.50 billion in shares. This buyback authorization permits the Wireless communications provider to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are typically an indication that the company’s leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

In other news, EVP Peter A. Ewens sold 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $62.95, for a total transaction of $629,500.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 166,434 shares in the company, valued at $10,477,020.30. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, EVP Elizabeth A. Mcauliffe sold 4,310 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $64.10, for a total value of $276,271.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 73,620 shares of company stock valued at $4,708,192. Corporate insiders own 0.29% of the company’s stock.

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T-Mobile US Company Profile

T-Mobile US, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, provides mobile communications services in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The company offers voice, messaging, and data services to approximately 71 million customers in the postpaid, prepaid, and wholesale markets. It also provides wireless devices, including smartphones, tablets, and other mobile communication devices, as well as accessories that are manufactured by various suppliers.

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