News articles about TD Ameritrade (NASDAQ:AMTD) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. TD Ameritrade earned a coverage optimism score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 44.8834169265486 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- TD Ameritrade Adds New Features to thinkorswim Platform (finance.yahoo.com)
- TD Ameritrade: Payroll Reports Could Ease Inflation Concerns (finance.yahoo.com)
- TD Ameritrade's Brankin Looks for U.S. Bull Market to Continue (finance.yahoo.com)
- Here’s Why You Should Add TD Ameritrade to Your Portfolio (zacks.com)
- TD Ameritrade Stock Is a ‘Must Buy’: Zacks (finance.yahoo.com)
Shares of TD Ameritrade (NASDAQ AMTD) traded up $0.07 during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $62.66. 1,760,000 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 3,780,000. The company has a market cap of $35,550.00, a P/E ratio of 38.68, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.02 and a beta of 1.41. The company has a quick ratio of 1.10, a current ratio of 1.12 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.35. TD Ameritrade has a 1-year low of $36.12 and a 1-year high of $62.93.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, February 20th. Investors of record on Tuesday, February 6th were issued a dividend of $0.21 per share. This represents a $0.84 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.34%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, February 5th. TD Ameritrade’s payout ratio is 51.85%.
Several research analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Barclays boosted their price objective on shares of TD Ameritrade from $68.00 to $72.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 24th. Deutsche Bank upgraded shares of TD Ameritrade from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and boosted their price objective for the stock from $53.00 to $55.00 in a research note on Monday, November 13th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of TD Ameritrade from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, March 6th. Sandler O’Neill restated a “buy” rating and set a $63.00 price objective on shares of TD Ameritrade in a research note on Tuesday, January 23rd. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group restated a “neutral” rating and set a $67.00 price objective (up from $62.00) on shares of TD Ameritrade in a research note on Friday, February 23rd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating, eleven have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. TD Ameritrade presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $59.91.
In other TD Ameritrade news, EVP Thomas A. Nally sold 17,243 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, February 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $56.13, for a total value of $967,849.59. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 160,079 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $8,985,234.27. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, Director Joseph H. Moglia sold 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, January 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $55.28, for a total transaction of $552,800.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 145,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $8,015,600. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 0.44% of the company’s stock.
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TD Ameritrade Company Profile
TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation is a provider of securities brokerage services and related technology-based financial services. The Company provides its services to retail investors, traders and independent registered investment advisors (RIAs). The Company provides its services through the Internet, a national branch network and relationships with RIAs.
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