Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Extremely Likely to Affect Lifelock (LOCK) Share Price
News headlines about Lifelock (NYSE:LOCK) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Alpha One reports. Alpha One, a subsidiary of Accern, ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Alpha One ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Lifelock earned a coverage optimism score of 0.18 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also assigned news headlines about the software maker an impact score of 94 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research lowered Lifelock from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 4th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $21.00.
Lifelock (NYSE:LOCK) traded down 0.04% during trading on Friday, hitting $23.99. The stock had a trading volume of 4,974,736 shares. Lifelock has a 52-week low of $11.01 and a 52-week high of $24.02. The company has a 50-day moving average of $23.99 and a 200 day moving average of $21.56.
LifeLock, Inc provides proactive identity theft protection services for consumers and consumer risk management services for enterprises. The Company monitors certain identity-related events, such as new account openings and credit-related applications. It operates in two segments: consumer segment and an enterprise segment.
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