News headlines about Sirius XM Holdings (NASDAQ:SIRI) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Sirius XM Holdings earned a daily sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the company an impact score of 46.1031012214536 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern’s analysis:

Sirius XM Holdings (NASDAQ:SIRI) traded down 0.90% on Thursday, hitting $5.50. 17,001,998 shares of the stock were exchanged. The company has a market capitalization of $25.37 billion, a PE ratio of 32.35 and a beta of 1.11. Sirius XM Holdings has a 1-year low of $4.05 and a 1-year high of $5.89. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $5.47 and a 200 day moving average price of $5.15.

Sirius XM Holdings (NASDAQ:SIRI) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The company reported $0.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.04. The business had revenue of $1.35 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.32 billion. Sirius XM Holdings had a net margin of 15.47% and a negative return on equity of 99.07%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 9.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.04 EPS. Analysts anticipate that Sirius XM Holdings will post $0.18 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, August 31st. Investors of record on Thursday, August 10th will be given a dividend of $0.01 per share. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 8th. This represents a $0.04 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.73%. Sirius XM Holdings’s dividend payout ratio is 25.00%.

A number of research firms recently weighed in on SIRI. Barclays PLC set a $5.00 target price on Sirius XM Holdings and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Sunday, April 30th. Vetr raised Sirius XM Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $5.18 target price on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, June 6th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Sirius XM Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 4th. Macquarie reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $6.00 price objective (up from $5.65) on shares of Sirius XM Holdings in a report on Thursday, July 27th. Finally, Bank of America Corporation reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $5.50 price objective on shares of Sirius XM Holdings in a report on Friday, June 16th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating, seven have given a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $5.73.

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About Sirius XM Holdings

Sirius XM Radio Inc broadcasts its music, sports, entertainment, comedy, talk, news, traffic and weather channels in the United States on a subscription fee basis through its two satellite radio systems. Subscribers can also receive certain of its music and other channels over the Internet, including through applications for mobile devices.

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