Media stories about MBIA (NYSE:MBI) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog 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. MBIA earned a news impact score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the insurance provider an impact score of 45.4268574963264 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- MBIA (MBI) and Ambac Financial Group (AMBC) Head to Head Review (americanbankingnews.com)
- Mediacom Business Powers 2018 Columbia College Midwest Campus Clash and Gaming Expo as Official Broadband Provider (prweb.com)
- Bricata to Showcase Threat Hunting at RSA Conference (prweb.com)
- This Morning’s Technical View on Insurance Stocks — Maiden, MBIA Inc., Old Republic, and Radian (prnewswire.com)
- MBIA (MBI) Rating Increased to Buy at ValuEngine (americanbankingnews.com)
MBI has been the topic of several recent research reports. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods initiated coverage on shares of MBIA in a research report on Monday, February 5th. They set a “market perform” rating on the stock. ValuEngine raised shares of MBIA from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 7th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. MBIA currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $14.50.
MBIA (NYSE:MBI) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, March 1st. The insurance provider reported ($1.52) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.09 by ($1.61). MBIA had a negative net margin of 370.67% and a negative return on equity of 19.69%. The company had revenue of $251.00 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $76.19 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned ($0.05) EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 525.4% compared to the same quarter last year.
MBIA, Inc operates as holding company, which through its subsidiaries, provides financial guarantee insurance, as well as related reinsurance, advisory and portfolio services and asset management advisory services, for the public and structured finance markets. It operates through the following business segments: U.S.
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