Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact IDT (IDT) Share Price
News articles about IDT (NYSE:IDT) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. IDT earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 46.644584525559 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- BioGenes Establishes Scientific Advisory Board (b3cnewswire.com)
- Net2Phone Partners with Master Agent TeleDomani (unified-communications.tmcnet.com)
- net2phone Partners with TeleDomani for Unified Communications Solutions (finance.yahoo.com)
- IDT Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (IDT) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Critical Comparison: Bandwidth (BAND) and IDT (IDT) (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of IDT (IDT) opened at $10.70 on Thursday. IDT has a 52 week low of $10.48 and a 52 week high of $20.43. The firm has a market cap of $273.65, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.43 and a beta of 1.16.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 29th. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 18th will be paid a $0.19 dividend. This represents a $0.76 annualized dividend and a yield of 7.10%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 15th. IDT’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently -115.15%.
Several equities research analysts have weighed in on the stock. TheStreet downgraded shares of IDT from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. BidaskClub downgraded shares of IDT from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 22nd.
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IDT Company Profile
IDT Corporation is a holding company with operations primarily in the telecommunications and payment industries. The Company’s segments include Telecom Platform Services, Consumer Phone Services and All Other. The Company’s Telecom Platform Services segment provides retail telecommunications and payment offerings, as well as wholesale international long distance traffic termination.
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