Media coverage about KVH Industries (NASDAQ:KVHI) has been trending somewhat negative recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. KVH Industries earned a media sentiment score of -0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the communications equipment provider an impact score of 45.8416716958459 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:
- Head-To-Head Analysis: KVH Industries (KVHI) & Its Peers (americanbankingnews.com)
- KVH Industries, Inc. (KVHI) COO Sells $11,716.20 in Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
- KVH Industries, Inc. (KVHI) VP Robert J. Balog Sells 1,570 Shares (americanbankingnews.com)
- Van Heyningen Martin Kits Sells 3,295 Shares of KVH Industries, Inc. (KVHI) Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
- Zacks Investment Research Downgrades KVH Industries (KVHI) to Sell (americanbankingnews.com)
Several brokerages have commented on KVHI. Zacks Investment Research downgraded KVH Industries from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 9th. ValuEngine downgraded KVH Industries from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Sunday, December 31st. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $10.33.
KVH Industries (NASDAQ:KVHI) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, March 2nd. The communications equipment provider reported $0.06 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.13 by ($0.07). The business had revenue of $38.98 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $40.11 million. KVH Industries had a negative net margin of 6.89% and a negative return on equity of 1.25%. research analysts predict that KVH Industries will post -0.18 EPS for the current fiscal year.
In other news, CEO Van Heyningen Martin Kits sold 3,295 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, March 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $10.35, for a total value of $34,103.25. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Insiders sold a total of 17,216 shares of company stock worth $169,974 over the last three months. 9.70% of the stock is owned by company insiders.
About KVH Industries
KVH Industries, Inc is a manufacturer of solutions that provide high-speed Internet, television and voice services through satellite to mobile users at sea and on land. The Company also provides commercially licensed entertainment, including news, sports, music and movies, to commercial and leisure customers in the maritime, hotel and retail markets.
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