Insider Selling: Roscoe C. Young II Sells 8,185 Shares of TW Telecom Stock (TWTC)
TW Telecom (NASDAQ:TWTC) Director Roscoe C. Young II unloaded 8,185 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, May 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $29.98, for a total transaction of $245,386.30. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 25,211 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $755,826. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link.
TW Telecom (NASDAQ:TWTC) traded up 1.30% on Monday, hitting $32.73. The stock had a trading volume of 993,014 shares. TW Telecom has a 52-week low of $25.83 and a 52-week high of $32.93. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $30.75 and a 200-day moving average of $30.08. The company has a market cap of $4.514 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 148.21.
TW Telecom (NASDAQ:TWTC) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 7th. The company reported $0.07 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.10 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $408.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $406.74 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.09 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 7.1% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that TW Telecom will post $0.42 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on TWTC shares. Analysts at Citigroup Inc. upgraded shares of TW Telecom from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday. They now have a $37.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $32.00. Separately, analysts at RBC Capital reiterated a “sector perform” rating on shares of TW Telecom in a research note on Friday, May 9th. They now have a $32.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Stephens reiterated an “equal weight” rating on shares of TW Telecom in a research note on Friday, May 9th. They now have a $30.00 price target on the stock. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $32.67.
tw telecom inc. is a national provider of managed network services, specializing in business Ethernet, data networking, Converged, Internet protocol-based virtual private network (NASDAQ:TWTC), Internet access, voice, including voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), and network security services to enterprise organizations, including public sector entities, and carriers throughout the United States, including their global locations.
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