Media headlines about CDW (NASDAQ:CDW) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. CDW earned a daily sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the information technology services provider an impact score of 47.3934123476846 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- CDW Corp (CDW) Insider Neil B. Fairfield Sells 700 Shares (americanbankingnews.com)
- Unit 4 board sets public hearing on charter-school proposal (news-gazette.com)
- 3 Stocks to Buy Now That Will Gain From Strong Computer Sales – 24/7 Wall St. (247wallst.com)
- Neil B. Fairfield Sells 6,833 Shares of CDW Corp (CDW) Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
- CDW (CDW) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of CDW (CDW) traded down $0.42 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $75.23. 24,680 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 910,613. The firm has a market cap of $11,480.53, a P/E ratio of 22.72 and a beta of 1.06. CDW has a one year low of $55.80 and a one year high of $76.73. The company has a current ratio of 1.34, a quick ratio of 1.16 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.27.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, March 12th. Shareholders of record on Monday, February 26th were paid a dividend of $0.21 per share. This represents a $0.84 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.12%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, February 23rd. CDW’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 25.23%.
Several analysts have issued reports on CDW shares. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $80.00 price target on shares of CDW in a research report on Wednesday, February 7th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of CDW from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, February 5th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of CDW from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. Royal Bank of Canada restated a “buy” rating and issued a $80.00 price target on shares of CDW in a research note on Monday, January 15th. Finally, Morgan Stanley reduced their price objective on shares of CDW from $72.00 to $70.00 and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, February 8th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company. CDW presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $74.56.
In related news, insider Thomas E. Richards sold 13,721 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $72.93, for a total value of $1,000,672.53. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 642,302 shares in the company, valued at approximately $46,843,084.86. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, insider Christina M. Corley sold 4,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, January 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $72.59, for a total value of $290,360.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 39,843 shares in the company, valued at $2,892,203.37. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders have sold 65,375 shares of company stock worth $4,649,732. Company insiders own 2.60% of the company’s stock.
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CDW Company Profile
CDW Corporation (CDW) is a provider of integrated information technology (IT) solutions in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. The Company’s segments include Corporate, Public and Other. The Corporate segment consists of private sector business customers in the United States based on employee size between Medium/Large customers, which primarily includes organizations with more than 100 employees, and Small Business customers, which primarily includes organizations with up to 100 employees.
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