Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Spok (SPOK) Stock Price

Media headlines about Spok (NASDAQ:SPOK) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news 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. Spok earned a daily sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the Wireless communications provider an impact score of 46.7212701592309 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Spok (NASDAQ:SPOK) opened at $15.65 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $315.74, a price-to-earnings ratio of 34.78 and a beta of 0.61. Spok has a twelve month low of $14.45 and a twelve month high of $21.30.

Separately, BidaskClub cut Spok from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 12th.

In other news, CEO Vincent D. Kelly sold 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, December 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $17.27, for a total transaction of $86,350.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, insider Tom Saine sold 3,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $17.30, for a total value of $51,900.00. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 43,924 shares in the company, valued at $759,885.20. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 13,000 shares of company stock worth $225,300 over the last three months. Insiders own 1.63% of the company’s stock.

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About Spok

USA Mobility, Inc (USA Mobility) is a holding company, which operates through its indirect wholly owned subsidiary, USA Mobility Wireless, Inc The Company is a provider of wireless messaging, mobile voice and data and unified communications solutions in the United States. In addition, through its indirect wholly owned subsidiary, Amcom Software, Inc (Amcom), it provides mission critical unified communications solutions for contact centers, emergency management, mobile event notification and Smartphone messaging.

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