Headlines about Cable One (NYSE:CABO) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media 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 one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Cable One earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 44.6019696526294 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.

Cable One (CABO) opened at $720.53 on Thursday. The firm has a market cap of $4,091.64, a P/E ratio of 35.18, a PEG ratio of 9.66 and a beta of 0.20. Cable One has a 52 week low of $575.65 and a 52 week high of $788.00. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.21, a quick ratio of 1.34 and a current ratio of 1.34.

Cable One (NYSE:CABO) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The company reported $5.48 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $5.20 by $0.28. The company had revenue of $253.85 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $255.68 million. Cable One had a net margin of 12.95% and a return on equity of 23.97%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 23.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $3.63 EPS. equities research analysts predict that Cable One will post 22.14 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

CABO has been the subject of a number of research reports. BidaskClub cut Cable One from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, October 23rd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut shares of Cable One from a “neutral” rating to an “underweight” rating in a research note on Monday, November 13th. SunTrust Banks reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $815.00 price target on shares of Cable One in a research note on Friday, November 10th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Cable One from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $787.00 price target for the company in a research note on Monday, November 13th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co reaffirmed a “market perform” rating and set a $700.00 price target (down from $761.00) on shares of Cable One in a research note on Monday, November 13th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Cable One presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $789.50.

In other news, Chairman Thomas O. Might sold 2,793 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $676.44, for a total value of $1,889,296.92. Following the completion of the sale, the chairman now owns 37,702 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $25,503,140.88. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Also, insider Thomas O. Might sold 6,288 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $681.20, for a total value of $4,283,385.60. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 37,702 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $25,682,602.40. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 1.30% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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About Cable One

Cable One, Inc is a provider of data, video and voice services. The Company offers products, including Residential Video Services, Residential Data Services, Residential Voice Services, Business Services and Advertising. As of May 1, 2017, the Company provided data, video and voice services in 21 Western, Midwestern and Southern states.

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