News headlines about T-Mobile Us (NASDAQ:TMUS) have trended somewhat negative on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. T-Mobile Us earned a coverage optimism score of -1.80 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned press coverage about the Wireless communications provider an news buzz score of 10 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the headlines that may have effected T-Mobile Us’ analysis:
- Sprint tumbles after report says 10 states are suing to block its merger with T-Mobile (businessinsider.com)
- More Bad News for Sprint and T-Mobile Merger Ambitions (247wallst.com)
- Sprint tumbles after report says 10 states are suing to block its merger with T-Mobile (TMUS, S) (markets.businessinsider.com)
- New York among group of states to file antitrust lawsuit against Sprint/T-Mobile merger (bizjournals.com)
- Sprint Slides as State Attorneys General Challenge $26 Billion T-Mobile Merger (finance.yahoo.com)
TMUS has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. HSBC set a $85.00 price objective on shares of T-Mobile Us and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, June 3rd. BidaskClub raised shares of T-Mobile Us from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 8th. Argus reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of T-Mobile Us in a report on Tuesday, February 19th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of T-Mobile Us from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $80.00 price target for the company in a report on Thursday, April 11th. Finally, Nomura raised their price target on shares of T-Mobile Us from $72.00 to $76.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, April 26th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, thirteen have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. T-Mobile Us presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $81.08.
NASDAQ:TMUS opened at $75.46 on Wednesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $65.89 billion, a PE ratio of 22.46, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.44 and a beta of 0.38. The company has a current ratio of 0.66, a quick ratio of 0.56 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.44. T-Mobile Us has a 1-year low of $57.76 and a 1-year high of $80.93.
T-Mobile Us (NASDAQ:TMUS) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April 25th. The Wireless communications provider reported $1.06 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.92 by $0.14. The company had revenue of $11.08 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $11 billion. T-Mobile Us had a net margin of 7.11% and a return on equity of 13.05%. The firm’s revenue was up 6.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.78 earnings per share. Research analysts predict that T-Mobile Us will post 4.09 EPS for the current fiscal year.
In related news, COO G Michael Sievert sold 4,766 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, March 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $73.58, for a total transaction of $350,682.28. Following the sale, the chief operating officer now owns 543,391 shares in the company, valued at $39,982,709.78. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. 0.40% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
About T-Mobile Us
T-Mobile US, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, provides mobile communications services in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the United States Virgin Islands. The company offers voice, messaging, and data services to 79.7 million customers in the postpaid, prepaid, and wholesale markets. It also provides wireless devices, including smartphones, tablets, and other mobile communication devices, as well as accessories that are manufactured by various suppliers.
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