News articles about KVH Industries (NASDAQ:KVHI) have been trending somewhat negative this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. KVH Industries earned a media sentiment score of -0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the communications equipment provider an impact score of 46.9435787029411 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- KVH Industries (KVHI) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- Reviewing KVH Industries (KVHI) & Its Competitors (americanbankingnews.com)
- Zacks Investment Research Lowers KVH Industries (KVHI) to Hold (americanbankingnews.com)
- KVH Industries (KVHI) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
- KVH Industries (KVHI) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
Several research firms have commented on KVHI. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of KVH Industries from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, March 14th. ValuEngine cut shares of KVH Industries from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, March 1st.
KVH Industries (NASDAQ:KVHI) last issued its earnings results on Friday, March 2nd. The communications equipment provider reported $0.06 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.13 by ($0.07). KVH Industries had a negative net margin of 6.89% and a negative return on equity of 1.25%. The company had revenue of $38.98 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $40.11 million. research analysts expect that KVH Industries will post -0.18 EPS for the current fiscal year.
In other news, CEO Van Heyningen Martin Kits sold 4,796 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, February 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $9.22, for a total value of $44,219.12. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 637,431 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,877,113.82. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link. In the last 90 days, insiders sold 17,216 shares of company stock valued at $169,974. Company insiders own 9.70% of the company’s stock.
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About KVH Industries
KVH Industries, Inc designs, develops, manufactures, and markets mobile connectivity products and services for the marine and land mobile markets in the United States and internationally. The company offers mobile satellite TV and communications products, including satellite TV antennas; two-way satellite communications systems; onboard V-IP terminals and hub equipment; network management hardware and software products for maritime communications; and Iridium OpenPort hardware products and services.
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