News coverage about Time Warner (NYSE:TWX) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news 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. Time Warner earned a daily sentiment score of 0.03 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the media conglomerate an impact score of 43.0791288994757 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- Time Warner Inc (NYSE:TWX) Stock Price While Sentiment Dive (nismagazine.com)
- ‘Deadpool 2’ Date Change May Be Trouble For ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ (finance.yahoo.com)
- A look back at a roller-coaster 14 months for AT&T and Time Warner (finance.yahoo.com)
- Time Warner (TWX) Downgraded to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- Time Warner Inc. (TWX) Wondering to Grab Passive Attentions on Strong Long-Term Obligations – Stock News Stop (stockmarketstop.com)
Shares of Time Warner (NYSE TWX) opened at $92.05 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.80, a quick ratio of 1.26 and a current ratio of 1.48. The stock has a market cap of $71,670.00, a PE ratio of 17.50, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.39 and a beta of 0.95. Time Warner has a one year low of $85.88 and a one year high of $103.90.
Time Warner (NYSE:TWX) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The media conglomerate reported $1.82 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.59 by $0.23. The company had revenue of $7.60 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $7.40 billion. Time Warner had a net margin of 13.59% and a return on equity of 18.57%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 6.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $1.83 earnings per share. sell-side analysts anticipate that Time Warner will post 6.2 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, February 1st. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, January 10th will be given a dividend of $0.4025 per share. This represents a $1.61 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.75%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, January 9th. Time Warner’s dividend payout ratio is presently 30.61%.
A number of research firms have issued reports on TWX. Cowen reissued a “hold” rating and set a $107.50 price target on shares of Time Warner in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $105.00 price objective on shares of Time Warner in a research note on Wednesday, October 11th. Needham & Company LLC reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Time Warner in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th. Credit Suisse Group cut shares of Time Warner from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $107.50 price target on the stock. in a research note on Monday, September 18th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $108.00 price target on shares of Time Warner in a research note on Wednesday, October 18th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nineteen have issued a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $105.13.
In related news, insider Olaf Olafsson sold 23,450 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $90.03, for a total value of $2,111,203.50. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, CEO Jeffrey L. Bewkes sold 329,478 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $90.65, for a total value of $29,867,180.70. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 855,925 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $77,589,601.25. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 0.16% of the company’s stock.
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Time Warner Company Profile
Time Warner Inc is a media and entertainment company. The Company operates through three segments: Turner, which consists of cable networks and digital media properties; Home Box Office, which consists of premium pay television and over the top (OTT) services and premium pay, basic tier television and OTT services internationally, and Warner Bros., which consists of television, feature film, home video, and videogame production and distribution.
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