Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Very Likely to Impact TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (AMTD) Stock Price
Media headlines about TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:AMTD) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation earned a news impact score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 90 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is very likely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (AMTD) Receives Average Recommendation of “Buy” from Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
- Investor Update: Company Share Focus for TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (NYSE:AMTD) – Jonesboro Recorder (jonesbororecorder.com)
- FDN, EXPE, CTXS, AMTD: ETF Outflow Alert – Nasdaq (nasdaq.com)
- TD Ameritrade Holding Corp (AMTD) Ichimoku Levels Point to Positive Stock Momentum – Financial News Review (finnewsreview.com)
- TD Ameritrade Holding Corp (AMTD) Seeing Increased Volatility in Session – Evergreen Caller (evergreencaller.com)
Shares of TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (NASDAQ AMTD) opened at 41.22 on Tuesday. TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation has a 52 week low of $26.37 and a 52 week high of $47.41. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $38.56 and a 200-day moving average price of $41.02. The firm has a market capitalization of $21.77 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.60 and a beta of 1.44.
TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:AMTD) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April 19th. The financial services provider reported $0.40 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.01. TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation had a net margin of 24.93% and a return on equity of 16.02%. The firm had revenue of $904 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $882.25 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.38 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 6.9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts anticipate that TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation will post $1.64 EPS for the current year.
Several analysts have commented on the company. Jefferies Group LLC raised their price objective on TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation from $40.00 to $48.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, June 19th. SunTrust Banks, Inc. reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $50.00 price objective on shares of TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation in a report on Tuesday, February 28th. Buckingham Research raised TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, April 6th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Deutsche Bank AG dropped their price objective on TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation from $41.00 to $40.00 and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, April 6th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $48.00 price objective on shares of TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation in a report on Friday, March 10th. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $42.58.
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In other TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation news, Director Joseph H. Moglia sold 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, June 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $40.45, for a total transaction of $404,500.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 170,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $6,876,500. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Company insiders own 0.42% of the company’s stock.
TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation Company Profile
TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation is a provider of securities brokerage services and related technology-based financial services. The Company provides its services to retail investors, traders and independent registered investment advisors (RIAs). The Company provides its services through the Internet, a national branch network and relationships with RIAs.
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