Media coverage about AlarmCom Hldg (NASDAQ:ALRM) has trended somewhat negative on Friday, according to Alpha One Sentiment Analysis. The research firm, a service of Accern, scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Alpha One ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. AlarmCom Hldg earned a news sentiment score of 0.00 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also gave news headlines about the software maker an impact score of 0 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the headlines that may have effected AlphaOne’s scoring:
- AlarmCom Hldg Inc (ALRM) Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- AlarmCom Hldg Inc Expected to Earn Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.16 Per Share (ALRM) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Imperial Capital Reiterates “Outperform” Rating for AlarmCom Hldg Inc (ALRM) (americanbankingnews.com)
- AlarmCom Hldg Inc (ALRM) to Post Q1 2018 Earnings of $0.19 Per Share, William Blair Forecasts (americanbankingnews.com)
AlarmCom Hldg (NASDAQ:ALRM) traded up 0.03% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $32.04. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 37,466 shares. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $31.85 and its 200 day moving average is $29.68. AlarmCom Hldg has a 12-month low of $20.44 and a 12-month high of $34.43. The stock has a market cap of $1.48 billion, a P/E ratio of 139.30 and a beta of 1.64.
AlarmCom Hldg (NASDAQ:ALRM) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 9th. The software maker reported $0.23 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.15 by $0.08. AlarmCom Hldg had a negative return on equity of 20.70% and a net margin of 4.21%. The firm had revenue of $74.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $69.70 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.12 earnings per share. AlarmCom Hldg’s revenue for the quarter was up 25.8% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts anticipate that AlarmCom Hldg will post $0.75 earnings per share for the current year.
Several analysts recently weighed in on ALRM shares. Roth Capital set a $40.00 price objective on AlarmCom Hldg and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, March 18th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc lifted their price objective on AlarmCom Hldg from $31.00 to $34.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, March 16th. Bank of America Corp boosted their target price on shares of AlarmCom Hldg from $37.00 to $39.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, March 16th. Imperial Capital upgraded shares of AlarmCom Hldg from an “in-line” rating to an “outperform” rating and boosted their target price for the stock from $30.00 to $35.00 in a report on Friday, March 17th. Finally, Maxim Group reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $42.00 target price on shares of AlarmCom Hldg in a report on Friday, March 31st. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $34.20.
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In other news, insider David Hutz sold 3,500 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, March 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $28.78, for a total transaction of $100,730.00. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 149,022 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,288,853.16. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, insider Jean-Paul Martin sold 30,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, April 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $30.60, for a total value of $918,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 152,904 shares in the company, valued at $4,678,862.40. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 107,500 shares of company stock worth $3,312,930 over the last quarter. Insiders own 78.50% of the company’s stock.
About AlarmCom Hldg
Alarm.com Holdings, Inc is a platform solution for the connected property. The Company offers a suite of cloud-based solutions for the smart home and business, including interactive security, video monitoring, intelligent automation and energy management. The Company operates through two segments: Alarm.com and Other.
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