News articles about Intelsat (NYSE:I) have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Intelsat earned a daily sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the technology company an impact score of 45.1282695744008 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.
Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- KVH launches maritime network on Intelsat EpicNG satellites. (thefreelibrary.com)
- Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate Intelsat S.A. (I) Will Post Earnings of -$0.27 Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)
- Intelsat, Gilat Add 4G Broadband Solution to Mobile Reach Solar Offering – Business Wire (press release) (businesswire.com)
- UPDATE: UBS Downgrades Intelsat SA (I) to Sell – StreetInsider.com (streetinsider.com)
- Intelsat SA Announces Proposed Amendment of Intelsat Jackson Holdings SA’s Senior Secured Credit Agreement – Business Wire (press release) (businesswire.com)
Intelsat (NYSE I) traded down $0.05 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $3.64. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 745,623 shares, compared to its average volume of 856,398. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -3.83, a quick ratio of 1.11 and a current ratio of 1.11. Intelsat has a 1-year low of $2.46 and a 1-year high of $7.47.
Intelsat (NYSE:I) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The technology company reported ($0.26) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.30) by $0.04. The business had revenue of $538.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $536.93 million. Intelsat had a negative return on equity of 1.90% and a net margin of 26.57%. The company’s revenue was down .7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.65 EPS. equities analysts expect that Intelsat will post -1.07 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
A number of research firms have issued reports on I. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Intelsat from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 17th. BidaskClub raised Intelsat from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. Royal Bank Of Canada lowered their price target on Intelsat from $6.25 to $6.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, October 5th. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $5.00 price target on shares of Intelsat in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. Finally, ValuEngine cut Intelsat from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, October 2nd. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating, one has given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $4.54.
Intelsat SA operates in satellite services business. The Company provides satellite services to its communications customers around the world. It provides communications services to media companies, fixed and wireless telecommunications operators, data networking service providers for enterprise and mobile applications in the air and on the seas, multinational corporations and Internet service providers (ISPs).
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