Windstream Holdings Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts (NASDAQ:WIN)
Shares of Windstream Holdings (NASDAQ:WIN) have earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the ten ratings firms that are currently covering the stock, Analyst RN reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year target price among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $9.00.
Shares of Windstream Holdings (NASDAQ:WIN) traded up 0.49% on Monday, hitting $10.20. 1,755,385 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Windstream Holdings has a 52-week low of $7.18 and a 52-week high of $10.20. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $9.51 and its 200-day moving average is $8.48. The company has a market cap of $6.147 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 30.85.
Windstream Holdings (NASDAQ:WIN) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, May 8th. The company reported $0.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.09 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $1.50 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.47 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.10 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 2.1% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Windstream Holdings will post $0.31 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Windstream Holdings in a research note on Wednesday, June 4th. They now have a $10.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Citigroup Inc. initiated coverage on shares of Windstream Holdings in a research note on Thursday, May 22nd. They set an “outperform” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein initiated coverage on shares of Windstream Holdings in a research note on Thursday, May 22nd. They set an “outperform” rating on the stock.
Windstream Corporation (NASDAQ:WIN) is a provider of advanced communications and technology solutions, including managed services and cloud computing, to businesses nationwide.
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