AOL Insider Matthew B. Kelpy Sells 1,034 Shares (AOL)
AOL (NYSE:AOL) Insider Matthew B. Kelpy sold 1,034 shares of AOL stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, February 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $44.62, for a total value of $46,137.08. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 16,228 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $724,093. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.
AOL (NYSE:AOL) opened at 43.37 on Thursday. AOL has a 1-year low of $32.19 and a 1-year high of $53.28. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $46.69 and a 200-day moving average of $40.42. The company has a market cap of $3.435 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 39.88.
AOL (NYSE:AOL) last released its earnings data on Thursday, February 6th. The company reported $0.43 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $679.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $655.80 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.41 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 13.3% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that AOL will post $2.25 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Deutsche Bank raised their price target on shares of AOL from $49.00 to $50.00 in a research note on Friday, February 7th. Separately, analysts at SunTrust raised their price target on shares of AOL from $38.00 to $45.00 in a research note on Friday, February 7th. Finally, analysts at UBS AG raised their price target on shares of AOL from $48.00 to $54.00 in a research note on Friday, February 7th. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $50.12.
AOL Inc (NYSE:AOL) is a global Web services company with a range of brands and offerings, and a global audience.
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