Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact T-Mobile US (TMUS) Share Price

Headlines about T-Mobile US (NASDAQ:TMUS) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. T-Mobile US earned a news sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the Wireless communications provider an impact score of 46.7712783145373 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern’s rankings:

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on TMUS shares. Moffett Nathanson raised shares of T-Mobile US from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, November 27th. HSBC raised shares of T-Mobile US from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 21st. Deutsche Bank raised shares of T-Mobile US from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and upped their price objective for the company from $56.22 to $65.00 in a research note on Thursday, November 9th. Societe Generale began coverage on shares of T-Mobile US in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $71.00 price objective on the stock. Finally, BTIG Research upped their price objective on shares of T-Mobile US from $74.00 to $84.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 18th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating, twenty have assigned a buy rating and four have assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $70.06.

T-Mobile US (NASDAQ:TMUS) opened at $59.20 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.50, a quick ratio of 0.80 and a current ratio of 0.92. T-Mobile US has a 1-year low of $54.60 and a 1-year high of $68.88. The firm has a market cap of $50,310.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.38, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.83 and a beta of 0.30.

T-Mobile US (NASDAQ:TMUS) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 8th. The Wireless communications provider reported $0.48 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.37 by $0.11. T-Mobile US had a net margin of 5.55% and a return on equity of 9.99%. The firm had revenue of $10.76 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $10.84 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.45 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was up 5.1% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts forecast that T-Mobile US will post 2.45 EPS for the current year.

T-Mobile US declared that its board has authorized a stock buyback program on Wednesday, December 6th that allows the company to buyback $1.50 billion in outstanding shares. This buyback authorization allows the Wireless communications provider to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually an indication that the company’s management believes its stock is undervalued.

In other T-Mobile US news, EVP Elizabeth A. Mcauliffe sold 4,310 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, December 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $64.10, for a total transaction of $276,271.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, EVP David A. Miller sold 15,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, December 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $62.78, for a total transaction of $941,700.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 104,448 shares in the company, valued at approximately $6,557,245.44. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 73,620 shares of company stock worth $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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