News headlines about IDT (NYSE:IDT) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. IDT earned a news impact score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the utilities provider an impact score of 47.0099391530708 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern’s rankings:
- From Conversion to Retention – with Quirino Mancini, Jon Peters, Tal Miller and Tal Itzhak Ron at Prague Gaming Summit 2018 (calvinayre.com)
- IDT Co. Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.09 (IDT) (americanbankingnews.com)
- IDT posts 2Q profit (finance.yahoo.com)
- IDT (IDT) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results (americanbankingnews.com)
- IDT Corporation Reports Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2018 Results (finance.yahoo.com)
IDT (NYSE IDT) opened at $11.80 on Wednesday. IDT has a fifty-two week low of $9.70 and a fifty-two week high of $17.71. The stock has a market capitalization of $294.85, a PE ratio of -18.47 and a beta of 0.85.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 23rd. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 19th will be issued a $0.09 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 16th. This represents a $0.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.05%. IDT’s payout ratio is presently -118.75%.
In other news, Director Judah Schorr bought 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, January 17th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $10.82 per share, with a total value of $108,200.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. 21.80% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
IDT Company Profile
IDT Corporation is a holding company with operations primarily in the telecommunications and payment industries. The Company’s segments include Telecom Platform Services, Consumer Phone Services and All Other. The Company’s Telecom Platform Services segment provides retail telecommunications and payment offerings, as well as wholesale international long distance traffic termination.
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