Directv Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages (NYSE:DTV)
Shares of Directv (NYSE:DTV) have earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the twenty-six brokerages that are presently covering the stock, Analyst Ratings Network.com reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, sixteen have issued a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12-month target price among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $89.74.
DTV has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Directv in a research note on Thursday. They now have a $90.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Pivotal Research upgraded shares of Directv from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 6th. They now have a $90.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at RBC Capital raised their price target on shares of Directv from $86.00 to $90.00 in a research note on Monday, August 4th. They now have a “sector perform” rating on the stock.
Directv (NYSE:DTV) opened at 86.09 on Monday. Directv has a 52-week low of $57.40 and a 52-week high of $89.46. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $85.54 and its 200-day moving average is $81.24. The company has a market cap of $43.237 billion and a P/E ratio of 15.70.
Directv (NYSE:DTV) last released its earnings data on Thursday, July 31st. The company reported $1.59 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.53 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $8.11 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $8.01 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.18 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.3% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Directv will post $5.93 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
DIRECTV is a provider of digital television entertainment in the United States and Latin America. The Company operates two direct-to-home (NYSE:DTV), operating segments: DIRECTV U.
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