WideOpenWest, Inc. (NYSE:WOW) EVP Catherine Kuo bought 17,722 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, December 20th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $9.69 per share, with a total value of $171,726.18. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

Shares of WideOpenWest, Inc. (WOW) traded up $0.02 during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting $9.81. The stock had a trading volume of 192,361 shares, compared to its average volume of 319,421. WideOpenWest, Inc. has a twelve month low of $8.64 and a twelve month high of $18.83. The company has a current ratio of 0.73, a quick ratio of 0.73 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -8.37.

WideOpenWest (NYSE:WOW) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November 13th. The company reported $0.37 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.20 by $0.17. The company had revenue of $297.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $302.00 million. The company’s revenue was down 4.3% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts forecast that WideOpenWest, Inc. will post 0.77 EPS for the current year.

Large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Crestview Partners III GP L.P. purchased a new position in shares of WideOpenWest in the 2nd quarter valued at $431,828,000. TimesSquare Capital Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of WideOpenWest in the 2nd quarter valued at $32,481,000. Zweig DiMenna Associates LLC purchased a new position in shares of WideOpenWest in the 2nd quarter valued at $2,989,000. Schroder Investment Management Group purchased a new position in shares of WideOpenWest in the 2nd quarter valued at $14,918,000. Finally, Northern Trust Corp purchased a new position in shares of WideOpenWest in the 2nd quarter valued at $1,790,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 53.79% of the company’s stock.

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on the company. UBS decreased their target price on WideOpenWest from $21.00 to $19.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, November 14th. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 target price on shares of WideOpenWest in a research report on Monday, September 18th. Zacks Investment Research lowered WideOpenWest from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, November 17th. Finally, SunTrust Banks reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $18.00 target price on shares of WideOpenWest in a research report on Tuesday, November 14th. One research 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 company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $18.25.

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WideOpenWest Company Profile

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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