News stories about Liberty Broadband (NASDAQ:LBRDA) have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Liberty Broadband earned a coverage optimism score of 0.25 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 45.6724386889643 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.
Liberty Broadband (NASDAQ LBRDA) traded down $0.46 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $86.04. The company had a trading volume of 369,873 shares, compared to its average volume of 148,038. The stock has a market capitalization of $15,645.94, a PE ratio of 860.49 and a beta of 1.38. Liberty Broadband has a 12-month low of $80.39 and a 12-month high of $104.35. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.06, a quick ratio of 11.64 and a current ratio of 11.64.
Liberty Broadband (NASDAQ:LBRDA) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The company reported ($0.05) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.03 by ($0.08). Liberty Broadband had a return on equity of 0.22% and a net margin of 142.91%. research analysts predict that Liberty Broadband will post 0.09 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Several brokerages have recently issued reports on LBRDA. Buckingham Research began coverage on Liberty Broadband in a research note on Wednesday, December 13th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $119.00 price objective for the company. BidaskClub cut Liberty Broadband from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, December 9th. Pivotal Research boosted their target price on Liberty Broadband from $108.00 to $113.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 15th. Finally, boosted their target price on Liberty Broadband from $108.00 to $113.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 15th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Liberty Broadband has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $117.50.
In other news, Director John E. Welsh III acquired 2,000 shares of Liberty Broadband stock in a transaction on Friday, December 22nd. The stock was bought at an average price of $85.50 per share, for a total transaction of $171,000.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. 6.09% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
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Liberty Broadband Company Profile
Liberty Broadband Corporation holds interest in Charter Communications, Inc (Charter) and its subsidiary Skyhook Holding, Inc (Skyhook). The Company’s segments include Skyhook, Charter, and Corporate and other. Skyhook provides a wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi)-based location platform focused on providing positioning technology and contextual location intelligence solutions.
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