Zacks: Cellcom Israel, Ltd. (CEL) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Strong Sell” from Brokerages
Cellcom Israel, Ltd. (NYSE:CEL) has earned a consensus broker rating score of 5.00 (Strong Sell) from the one brokers that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a strong sell rating. Cellcom Israel’s rating score has declined by 400% in the last 90 days as a result of various analysts’ upgrades and downgrades.
Zacks has also given Cellcom Israel an industry rank of 35 out of 265 based on the ratings given to related companies.
Several analysts have recently weighed in on CEL shares. Citigroup Inc. downgraded Cellcom Israel from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 26th. BidaskClub downgraded Cellcom Israel from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, July 28th.
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Cellcom Israel (CEL) opened at 9.56 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $961.79 million, a PE ratio of 30.06 and a beta of 2.08. Cellcom Israel has a 52-week low of $6.98 and a 52-week high of $11.19. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $8.98 and its 200 day moving average price is $9.77.
Large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Wellington Management Group LLP acquired a new position in Cellcom Israel in the first quarter worth about $321,000. Edmond DE Rothschild Holding S.A. grew its stake in Cellcom Israel by 8.8% in the first quarter. Edmond DE Rothschild Holding S.A. now owns 33,950 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $352,000 after purchasing an additional 2,750 shares in the last quarter. Bank of America Corp DE grew its stake in Cellcom Israel by 153.2% in the first quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 47,781 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $492,000 after purchasing an additional 28,910 shares in the last quarter. Credit Suisse AG grew its stake in Cellcom Israel by 61.6% in the first quarter. Credit Suisse AG now owns 61,754 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $635,000 after purchasing an additional 23,544 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Eagle Global Advisors LLC grew its stake in Cellcom Israel by 15.4% in the second quarter. Eagle Global Advisors LLC now owns 75,000 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $719,000 after purchasing an additional 10,000 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 5.56% of the company’s stock.
Cellcom Israel Company Profile
Cellcom Israel Ltd. is engaged in the provision of cellular telephone services. The Company offers fixed-line services. The Company operates in two segments: Cellular and Fixed-line. The cellular segment includes the cellular communications services, end user cellular equipment and supplemental services.
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