Headlines about IDT (NYSE:IDT) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. IDT earned a news sentiment score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 43.9238250863056 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern’s analysis:
- Zimbabwe: Tsvangirai’s ill-health forces debate on succession into the open (dailymaverick.co.za)
- Director of Nursing- Marshfield Comfort and Recovery Suites- Marshfield, WI (weau.com)
- The Yorkshire Ripper and the unsolved Swedish murders (bbc.co.uk)
- Comparing IDT (IDT) & Cogent Communications (CCOI) (americanbankingnews.com)
Separately, TheStreet lowered IDT from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 29th. Investors of record on Monday, December 18th were paid a $0.19 dividend. This represents a $0.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 7.02%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, December 15th. IDT’s payout ratio is currently -115.15%.
ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: This piece of content was first published by Community Financial News and is the property of of Community Financial News. If you are viewing this piece of content on another site, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of US and international copyright laws. The legal version of this piece of content can be read at https://www.com-unik.info/2018/01/13/somewhat-positive-media-coverage-somewhat-unlikely-to-impact-idt-idt-share-price.html.
IDT Corporation is a holding company with operations primarily in the telecommunications and payment industries. The Company’s segments include Telecom Platform Services, Consumer Phone Services and All Other. The Company’s Telecom Platform Services segment provides retail telecommunications and payment offerings, as well as wholesale international long distance traffic termination.
What are top analysts saying about IDT? - Enter your email address in the form below to receive our free daily email newsletter that contains the latest headlines and analysts' recommendations for for IDT and related companies.