News articles about Telefónica (NYSE:TEF) have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Telefónica earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the utilities provider an impact score of 45.4705306792341 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- Telefónica to invest over US$400mn in Peru (bnamericas.com)
- Telefónica’s (TEF) “Buy” Rating Reaffirmed at Citigroup (americanbankingnews.com)
- Telefónica (TEF) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- Beta Factor under Consideration – Telefonica Brasil, (NYSE: VIV) (stocksnewstimes.com)
- Etisalat, Singtel, SoftBank and Telefonica sign cyber security alliance (telecomlead.com)
TEF stock traded down $0.01 on Tuesday, reaching $10.07. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 691,345 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,340,501. Telefónica has a 12-month low of $8.99 and a 12-month high of $11.64. The firm has a market capitalization of $51,973.24, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.00 and a beta of 1.22. The company has a quick ratio of 0.65, a current ratio of 0.69 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.74.
A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Telefónica from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, February 13th. Citigroup raised Telefónica to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 17th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. DZ Bank reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of Telefónica in a research note on Wednesday, January 24th. Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Telefónica in a research note on Thursday, March 1st. Finally, ValuEngine lowered Telefónica from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, March 1st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $11.00.
Telefónica Company Profile
Telefónica, SA provides mobile and fixed communication services primarily in the European Union and Latin America. The company's mobile and related services and products comprise mobile voice, value added, mobile data and Internet, wholesale, corporate, roaming, fixed wireless, and trunking and paging services.
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