News headlines about AlarmCom (NASDAQ:ALRM) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. AlarmCom earned a news sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the software maker an impact score of 45.6534823975375 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

AlarmCom (NASDAQ ALRM) opened at $36.43 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,720.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 56.05. AlarmCom has a 52 week low of $26.84 and a 52 week high of $49.49. The company has a quick ratio of 2.88, a current ratio of 3.16 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -0.81.

AlarmCom (NASDAQ:ALRM) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The software maker reported $0.27 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.20 by $0.07. The company had revenue of $90.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $83.04 million. AlarmCom had a negative return on equity of 42.00% and a net margin of 9.97%. AlarmCom’s quarterly revenue was up 32.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.19 earnings per share. research analysts predict that AlarmCom will post 0.82 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of research firms have recently issued reports on ALRM. BidaskClub downgraded AlarmCom from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 9th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded AlarmCom from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 10th. Jefferies Group began coverage on AlarmCom in a research note on Friday, October 6th. They issued a “hold” rating and a $43.00 price target on the stock. Bank of America raised their price target on AlarmCom from $46.00 to $55.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. Finally, Northland Securities set a $51.00 price target on AlarmCom and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 16th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $46.90.

In related news, VP Daniel Ramos sold 4,800 shares of AlarmCom stock in a transaction on Thursday, October 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $47.15, for a total transaction of $226,320.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 82,327 shares in the company, valued at $3,881,718.05. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, CEO Stephen Trundle sold 30,000 shares of AlarmCom stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $43.77, for a total value of $1,313,100.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 222,191 shares in the company, valued at $9,725,300.07. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 283,178 shares of company stock worth $12,111,202 over the last quarter. 78.50% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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About AlarmCom

Alarm.com Holdings, Inc is a platform solution for the connected property. The Company offers a suite of cloud-based solutions for the smart home and business, including interactive security, video monitoring, intelligent automation and energy management. The Company operates through two segments: Alarm.com and Other.

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