Media stories about Hemisphere Media Group (NASDAQ:HMTV) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Hemisphere Media Group earned a daily sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 45.1541736300275 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.

Hemisphere Media Group (NASDAQ HMTV) remained flat at $12.40 during trading on Thursday. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 100,819 shares. The firm has a market cap of $528.33 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.05 and a beta of 0.43. The company has a 50 day moving average of $12.66 and a 200-day moving average of $12.03. Hemisphere Media Group has a 1-year low of $10.75 and a 1-year high of $13.20.

Hemisphere Media Group announced that its board has initiated a share buyback plan on Tuesday, June 20th that allows the company to repurchase $25.00 million in shares. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy up to 5.3% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are usually a sign that the company’s leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

Separately, BidaskClub raised Hemisphere Media Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st.

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About Hemisphere Media Group

Hemisphere Media Group, Inc is a Spanish-language media company. As of December 31, 2016, the Company served the United States Hispanic and Latin American markets with five Spanish-language cable television networks distributed in the United States, two Spanish-language cable television networks distributed in Latin America, and a broadcast television network in Puerto Rico.

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