Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reissued by equities researchers at UBS AG in a research note issued on Wednesday, August 2nd, www.flashratings.com reports. They currently have a $9.00 price objective on the cell phone carrier’s stock. UBS AG’s price target points to a potential upside of 8.30% from the stock’s current price.
Several other equities analysts have also issued reports on S. Cowen and Company restated a “hold” rating and issued a $6.50 target price on shares of Sprint Corporation in a report on Wednesday, July 19th. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “sell” rating and set a $5.00 price objective on shares of Sprint Corporation in a report on Friday, July 14th. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $8.00 price objective on shares of Sprint Corporation in a report on Sunday, July 9th. Wells Fargo & Company reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Sprint Corporation in a report on Wednesday, June 28th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Sprint Corporation in a report on Wednesday, June 28th. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $9.89.
Shares of Sprint Corporation (NYSE S) opened at 8.31 on Wednesday. The company’s market cap is $33.21 billion. The company has a 50 day moving average of $8.33 and a 200-day moving average of $8.47. Sprint Corporation has a 52-week low of $5.83 and a 52-week high of $9.65.
Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 1st. The cell phone carrier reported $0.05 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.01) by $0.06. The company had revenue of $8.16 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $8.14 billion. Sprint Corporation had a negative net margin of 2.08% and a negative return on equity of 3.66%. Sprint Corporation’s revenue was up 1.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned ($0.08) earnings per share. Analysts forecast that Sprint Corporation will post ($0.83) EPS for the current fiscal year.
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In other news, VP Paul W. Schieber, Jr. sold 24,465 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, June 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $8.22, for a total value of $201,102.30. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. 0.18% of the stock is owned by company insiders.
A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of S. Profund Advisors LLC raised its stake in Sprint Corporation by 91.6% in the first quarter. Profund Advisors LLC now owns 249,798 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock worth $2,168,000 after buying an additional 119,423 shares in the last quarter. IFC Holdings Incorporated FL purchased a new stake in Sprint Corporation during the first quarter worth $241,000. Sigma Planning Corp purchased a new stake in Sprint Corporation during the first quarter worth $135,000. Personal Capital Advisors Corp purchased a new stake in Sprint Corporation during the first quarter worth $680,000. Finally, Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V. raised its stake in Sprint Corporation by 5.0% in the first quarter. Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V. now owns 20,647 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock worth $168,000 after buying an additional 981 shares in the last quarter. 14.35% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.
Sprint Corporation Company Profile
Sprint Corporation (Sprint) is a holding company. The Company, along with its subsidiaries, is a communications company offering a range of wireless and wireline communications products and services that are designed to meet the needs of consumers, businesses, government subscribers and resellers. It operates through two segments: Wireless and Wireline.
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