News headlines about Intelsat (NYSE:I) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog 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. Intelsat earned a media sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the technology company an impact score of 44.7293466727509 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:

Shares of Intelsat (I) traded down $0.08 on Monday, reaching $3.47. The company had a trading volume of 793,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 545,827. Intelsat has a 1 year low of $2.52 and a 1 year high of $7.47. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -3.83, a quick ratio of 1.11 and a current ratio of 1.11.

Intelsat (NYSE:I) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The technology company reported ($0.26) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.30) by $0.04. Intelsat had a negative return on equity of 1.90% and a net margin of 26.57%. The firm had revenue of $538.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $536.93 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.65 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was down .7% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts anticipate that Intelsat will post -1.01 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of equities analysts have recently commented on the company. Jefferies Group upgraded Intelsat from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and lifted their price objective for the stock from $2.50 to $5.00 in a research note on Friday, September 8th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Intelsat from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $6.75 price objective on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th. UBS lowered Intelsat from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating and dropped their price objective for the stock from $3.50 to $3.00 in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Royal Bank of Canada dropped their price objective on Intelsat from $6.25 to $6.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, October 5th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered Intelsat from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, October 2nd. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating, one has issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $4.54.

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About Intelsat

Intelsat SA operates in satellite services business. The Company provides satellite services to its communications customers around the world. It provides communications services to media companies, fixed and wireless telecommunications operators, data networking service providers for enterprise and mobile applications in the air and on the seas, multinational corporations and Internet service providers (ISPs).

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