Shares of A.H. Belo Corp. (NYSE:AHC) have been given a consensus broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the one brokers that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a strong buy rating.

Zacks has also given A.H. Belo Corp. an industry rank of 175 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors.

A number of brokerages have recently weighed in on AHC. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of A.H. Belo Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $6.25 target price on the stock in a research note on Friday, August 5th. Gabelli raised shares of A.H. Belo Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 3rd.

In related news, Director Robert W. Decherd sold 81,140 shares of A.H. Belo Corp. stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of $6.03, for a total transaction of $489,274.20. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 100,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $603,000. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, SVP Christine E. Larkin sold 6,511 shares of A.H. Belo Corp. stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $5.82, for a total transaction of $37,894.02. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Corporate insiders own 14.60% of the company’s stock.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Penbrook Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of A.H. Belo Corp. during the second quarter worth about $183,000. Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc. boosted its position in shares of A.H. Belo Corp. by 251.3% in the first quarter. Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc. now owns 41,800 shares of the company’s stock worth $201,000 after buying an additional 29,900 shares during the period. UBS Group AG boosted its position in shares of A.H. Belo Corp. by 3,748.7% in the first quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 46,031 shares of the company’s stock worth $221,000 after buying an additional 44,835 shares during the period. Bridgeway Capital Management Inc. boosted its position in shares of A.H. Belo Corp. by 33.4% in the second quarter. Bridgeway Capital Management Inc. now owns 99,521 shares of the company’s stock worth $498,000 after buying an additional 24,900 shares during the period. Finally, Emerald Acquisition Ltd. acquired a new position in shares of A.H. Belo Corp. during the second quarter worth about $680,000. 67.26% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Shares of A.H. Belo Corp. (NYSE:AHC) opened at 6.60 on Wednesday. A.H. Belo Corp. has a 12-month low of $4.62 and a 12-month high of $6.72. The firm’s market cap is $143.06 million. The company has a 50 day moving average of $5.88 and a 200-day moving average of $5.29.

A.H. Belo Corp. Company Profile

A. H. Belo Corporation is a local news and information publishing company. The Company is engaged in providing commercial printing, distribution and direct mail services, as well as media and digital marketing services. The Company operates through two segments: Publishing and Marketing, Event Marketing and Other Services (MEMO).

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