News headlines about TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:AMTD) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.0177430718033 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:

AMTD has been the subject of several recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $50.00 target price for the company in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th. SunTrust Banks, Inc. reissued a “buy” rating and set a $50.00 target price (up from $46.00) on shares of TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th. BidaskClub raised shares of TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, June 29th. Wells Fargo & Company raised shares of TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research report on Monday, May 15th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “hold” rating and set a $39.00 target price (up from $37.00) on shares of TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation in a research report on Monday, May 15th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $44.47.

TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:AMTD) traded down 0.42% on Friday, reaching $43.15. 1,378,092 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The company has a market cap of $22.79 billion, a PE ratio of 26.97 and a beta of 1.48. TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation has a 52-week low of $31.65 and a 52-week high of $47.41. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $44.77 and its 200 day moving average price is $40.94.

TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:AMTD) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 18th. The financial services provider reported $0.44 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.03. TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation had a net margin of 24.01% and a return on equity of 16.09%. The company had revenue of $931 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $897.98 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.45 EPS. TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation’s quarterly revenue was up 11.1% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect that TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation will post $1.68 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, August 15th. Investors of record on Tuesday, August 1st were issued a $0.18 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, July 28th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.67%. TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 45.00%.

In related news, Director Joseph H. Moglia sold 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, June 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $40.45, for a total value of $404,500.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 170,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $6,876,500. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. 0.42% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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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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