Media coverage about Lumos Networks (NASDAQ:LMOS) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Lumos Networks earned a news sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 45.2302521392189 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Lumos Networks (NASDAQ LMOS) opened at $17.98 on Monday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.65, a current ratio of 0.65 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.76. Lumos Networks has a 52 week low of $14.02 and a 52 week high of $17.99. The company has a market capitalization of $430.03, a P/E ratio of -78.17 and a beta of 0.74.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Lumos Networks from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, September 23rd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $19.25.

In other Lumos Networks news, insider Pamplona Capital Partners Iv L sold 1,225,278 shares of Lumos Networks stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $18.00, for a total value of $22,055,004.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Insiders own 8.70% of the company’s stock.

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About Lumos Networks

Lumos Networks Corp. is a fiber-based bandwidth infrastructure and service provider in the Mid-Atlantic region with a network of long-haul fiber, metro Ethernet and Ethernet rings located primarily in Virginia and West Virginia, and portions of Maryland, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Kentucky. The Company serves carrier, business and residential customers over its fiber network offering data, voice and Internet protocol (IP) services.

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