Headlines about MobileIron (NASDAQ:MOBL) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. MobileIron earned a media sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the software maker an impact score of 46.6573979646772 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern’s rankings:
- MobileIron (MOBL) Downgraded by UBS (americanbankingnews.com)
- MobileIron (MOBL) Receives Market Perform Rating from Raymond James Financial (americanbankingnews.com)
- MobileIron (MOBL) Lowered to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- MobileIron (MOBL) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
- MobileIron Shortlisted for Four Data News Awards for Excellence (finance.yahoo.com)
A number of equities research analysts have commented on MOBL shares. Roth Capital started coverage on MobileIron in a research report on Wednesday, January 17th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $7.00 target price on the stock. BidaskClub upgraded MobileIron from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, March 24th. Northland Securities set a $7.00 target price on MobileIron and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, February 9th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded MobileIron from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 20th. Finally, Imperial Capital upgraded MobileIron from an “in-line” rating to an “outperform” rating and lifted their target price for the company from $4.00 to $5.75 in a research report on Monday, February 12th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $6.35.
MobileIron (NASDAQ:MOBL) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 8th. The software maker reported ($0.07) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.11) by $0.04. MobileIron had a negative return on equity of 181.27% and a negative net margin of 31.90%. The business had revenue of $48.83 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $46.47 million. sell-side analysts predict that MobileIron will post -0.41 EPS for the current fiscal year.
In other news, Director Aaref Hilaly sold 6,053 shares of MobileIron stock in a transaction on Monday, March 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $4.82, for a total value of $29,175.46. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 100,534 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $484,573.88. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Also, VP Daniel C. Fields sold 71,875 shares of MobileIron stock in a transaction on Tuesday, February 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $5.14, for a total value of $369,437.50. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 154,761 shares of company stock valued at $776,446 over the last ninety days. Insiders own 31.70% of the company’s stock.
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MobileIron, Inc provides a purpose-built mobile IT platform that enables enterprises to manage and secure mobile applications, content, and devices while offering their employees with device choice, privacy, and a native user experience in the United States and internationally. The company offers MobileIron platform, a government-grade security platform, which combines cloud security, unified endpoint management, secure connectivity, and threat intelligence into an integrated solution designed to protect business data in order to deliver enterprise services to users.
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