ATN International (ATNI) Receiving Somewhat Critical Press Coverage, Study Finds

Media headlines about ATN International (NASDAQ:ATNI) have trended somewhat negative this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press 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 negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. ATN International earned a news sentiment score of -0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the technology company an impact score of 46.4988761262239 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on the company. BidaskClub upgraded ATN International from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, March 6th. BWS Financial cut ATN International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating and decreased their target price for the stock from $57.00 to $45.00 in a research note on Friday, April 27th. ValuEngine cut ATN International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut ATN International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 2nd. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. ATN International has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $57.50.

ATN International opened at $52.44 on Tuesday, according to Marketbeat. ATN International has a one year low of $49.50 and a one year high of $71.25. The company has a market cap of $819.98 million, a P/E ratio of 24.06 and a beta of 0.49. The company has a quick ratio of 1.71, a current ratio of 1.80 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.17.

ATN International (NASDAQ:ATNI) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, April 25th. The technology company reported ($0.32) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.07) by ($0.25). ATN International had a return on equity of 2.91% and a net margin of 4.17%. The business had revenue of $104.48 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $106.52 million. research analysts predict that ATN International will post -0.66 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other ATN International news, SVP Leonard Q. Slap sold 1,396 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, March 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $62.00, for a total value of $86,552.00. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now owns 26,572 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,647,464. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, SVP Mary Mabey sold 1,255 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, April 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $65.00, for a total value of $81,575.00. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 6,024 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $391,560. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 18,434 shares of company stock valued at $1,113,138 in the last three months. Insiders own 32.70% of the company’s stock.

ATN International Company Profile

ATN International, Inc, through its subsidiaries, provides wireless and wireline telecommunications services in North America, Bermuda, and the Caribbean. It operates through U.S. Telecom, International Telecom, and Renewable Energy segments. The company offers wholesale wireless voice and data roaming services; wireline local telephone and data, video, and long-distance voice services; and facilities-based integrated voice and data communications, and wholesale transport services to enterprise and residential customers.

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