WideOpenWest Inc (NYSE:WOW) CFO Richard Edward Fish, Jr. bought 3,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 18th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $9.80 per share, with a total value of $34,300.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

WideOpenWest Inc (NYSE:WOW) traded up $0.21 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $10.64. 154,271 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 349,858. WideOpenWest Inc has a 52-week low of $8.64 and a 52-week high of $18.83. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -8.37, a current ratio of 0.73 and a quick ratio of 0.73.

WideOpenWest (NYSE:WOW) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November 13th. The company reported $0.37 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.20 by $0.17. The firm had revenue of $297.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $302.00 million. WideOpenWest’s quarterly revenue was down 4.3% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts predict that WideOpenWest Inc will post 0.77 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of WOW. Crestview Partners III GP L.P. purchased a new position in WideOpenWest during the second quarter worth about $431,828,000. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. purchased a new position in WideOpenWest in the second quarter valued at about $33,180,000. TimesSquare Capital Management LLC purchased a new position in WideOpenWest in the second quarter valued at about $32,481,000. Vanguard Group Inc. purchased a new position in WideOpenWest in the second quarter valued at about $20,356,000. Finally, Schroder Investment Management Group purchased a new position in WideOpenWest in the second quarter valued at about $14,918,000. 53.79% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Several brokerages have recently weighed in on WOW. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of WideOpenWest from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $11.00 target price for the company in a research note on Thursday, November 16th. Royal Bank of Canada cut their price target on shares of WideOpenWest from $20.00 to $17.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, November 22nd. SunTrust Banks reissued a “buy” rating and set a $18.00 price target on shares of WideOpenWest in a report on Tuesday, November 14th. Finally, UBS cut their price target on shares of WideOpenWest from $21.00 to $19.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Tuesday, November 14th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, six have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $18.25.

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About WideOpenWest

WideOpenWest, Inc is a cable operator in the United States. The Company provides high-speed data (HSD), cable television (Video), digital telephony (Telephony) and business-class services. The Company’s products are available either as a bundle or as an individual service to residential and business services customers.

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