Press coverage about Spok (NASDAQ:SPOK) has been trending somewhat negative on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Spok earned a news sentiment score of -0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the Wireless communications provider an impact score of 45.8124432342115 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Shares of Spok (SPOK) traded up $0.45 during trading on Friday, reaching $15.65. The company had a trading volume of 60,794 shares, compared to its average volume of 110,212. Spok has a fifty-two week low of $14.45 and a fifty-two week high of $21.30. The company has a market cap of $303.75, a PE ratio of 34.78 and a beta of 0.61.

Separately, BidaskClub cut Spok from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 12th.

In other Spok news, CEO Vincent D. Kelly sold 5,000 shares of Spok stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $17.41, for a total transaction of $87,050.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, insider Tom Saine sold 3,000 shares of Spok stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $17.30, for a total value of $51,900.00. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 43,924 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $759,885.20. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 13,000 shares of company stock valued at $225,300 in the last ninety days. Insiders own 1.63% of the company’s stock.

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About Spok

USA Mobility, Inc (USA Mobility) is a holding company, which operates through its indirect wholly owned subsidiary, USA Mobility Wireless, Inc The Company is a provider of wireless messaging, mobile voice and data and unified communications solutions in the United States. In addition, through its indirect wholly owned subsidiary, Amcom Software, Inc (Amcom), it provides mission critical unified communications solutions for contact centers, emergency management, mobile event notification and Smartphone messaging.

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