Media stories about Intelsat (NYSE:I) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Intelsat earned a media sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the technology company an impact score of 46.2994097525105 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

A number of equities analysts have weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Intelsat from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. BidaskClub raised shares of Intelsat from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. ValuEngine raised shares of Intelsat from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) began coverage on shares of Intelsat in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $3.50 price target for the company. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC raised shares of Intelsat from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and raised their price target for the company from $2.50 to $5.00 in a research report on Friday, September 8th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating, one has issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. Intelsat has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $4.85.

Shares of Intelsat (NYSE:I) traded down 5.87% during midday trading on Monday, hitting $4.49. 646,457 shares of the company traded hands. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $5.46 and a 200-day moving average price of $3.89. Intelsat has a 52 week low of $2.46 and a 52 week high of $7.47. The stock has a market capitalization of $534.31 million, a P/E ratio of 0.67 and a beta of 2.11.

Intelsat (NYSE:I) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The technology company reported ($0.26) EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.30) by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $538.80 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $536.93 million. Intelsat had a net margin of 26.57% and a negative return on equity of 1.90%. Intelsat’s revenue was down .7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $1.65 EPS. Analysts anticipate that Intelsat will post ($0.79) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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About Intelsat

Intelsat SA operates in satellite services business. The Company provides satellite services to its communications customers around the world. It provides communications services to media companies, fixed and wireless telecommunications operators, data networking service providers for enterprise and mobile applications in the air and on the seas, multinational corporations and Internet service providers (ISPs).

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