Media coverage about TiVo (NASDAQ:TIVO) has been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. TiVo earned a daily sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the technology company an impact score of 45.9717542242805 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:
- Blog Exposure – TiVo Signs Multi-Year Licensing Agreement with Europe’s Fnac Darty Group (finance.yahoo.com)
- TiVo quits hardware, but consumers won’t notice (rethinkresearch.biz)
- Former Tivo CEO on CBS lawsuit against National Amusements (cnbc.com)
- TiVo enters long-term IP license agreement with Fnac Darty (rapidtvnews.com)
- TiVo strikes European licensing deal with Fnac Darty (worldipreview.com)
Several research firms recently weighed in on TIVO. ValuEngine raised shares of TiVo from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 8th. BidaskClub cut shares of TiVo from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Friday, May 4th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of TiVo from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, March 6th. BWS Financial began coverage on shares of TiVo in a research note on Wednesday, February 28th. They set a “buy” rating and a $25.00 target price for the company. Finally, B. Riley raised their target price on shares of TiVo from $18.00 to $19.50 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 28th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $23.50.
TiVo opened at $14.25 on Friday, Marketbeat.com reports. TiVo has a 52 week low of $12.25 and a 52 week high of $20.17. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.52, a current ratio of 3.34 and a quick ratio of 3.25. The firm has a market cap of $1.79 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.54, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.27 and a beta of -0.23.
TiVo (NASDAQ:TIVO) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 10th. The technology company reported $0.31 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.34 by ($0.03). TiVo had a negative net margin of 2.59% and a positive return on equity of 4.09%. The business had revenue of $189.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $195.72 million. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.45 EPS. TiVo’s revenue for the quarter was down 7.8% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts anticipate that TiVo will post 0.64 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, June 20th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, June 6th will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, June 5th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.05%. TiVo’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 73.47%.
TiVo Corporation provides entertainment technology and audience insights worldwide. Its Intellectual Property Licensing segment licenses its patent portfolio to multi-channel video service providers, including cable, satellite, and Internet-protocol television providers; set-top box manufacturers; and interactive television software and program guide providers in the online, over-the-top (OTT) video, and mobile phone businesses, as well as consumer electronics (CE) manufacturers.
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