Media stories about MobileIron (NASDAQ:MOBL) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. MobileIron earned a coverage optimism score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the software maker an impact score of 47.248031452903 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
- MobileIron (MOBL) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
- MobileIron Shortlisted for Four Data News Awards for Excellence (finance.yahoo.com)
- MobileIron op de shortlist voor vier Data News Awards for Excellence (prnewswire.com)
- MobileIron (MOBL) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $43.78 Million (americanbankingnews.com)
A number of equities analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Imperial Capital raised shares of MobileIron from an “in-line” rating to an “outperform” rating and boosted their price target for the stock from $4.00 to $5.75 in a report on Monday, February 12th. ValuEngine raised shares of MobileIron from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, February 9th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of MobileIron from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, January 25th. Roth Capital assumed coverage on shares of MobileIron in a report on Wednesday, January 17th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $7.00 price target on the stock. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of MobileIron from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 31st. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $6.35.
MobileIron (NASDAQ:MOBL) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 8th. The software maker reported ($0.07) EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.11) by $0.04. The business had revenue of $48.83 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $46.47 million. MobileIron had a negative net margin of 31.90% and a negative return on equity of 181.27%. equities research analysts expect that MobileIron will post -0.41 EPS for the current fiscal year.
In other MobileIron news, VP Daniel C. Fields sold 71,875 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, February 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $5.14, for a total transaction of $369,437.50. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, Director Aaref Hilaly sold 10,269 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, March 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $4.81, for a total transaction of $49,393.89. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders have sold 154,761 shares of company stock worth $776,446. Insiders own 31.70% of the company’s stock.
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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