Headlines about Cable One (NYSE:CABO) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Cable One earned a news impact score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the company an impact score of 45.9525395592427 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Several research firms have issued reports on CABO. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Cable One from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $787.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Monday, November 13th. Wells Fargo & Company restated a “market perform” rating and set a $700.00 price objective (down from $761.00) on shares of Cable One in a report on Monday, November 13th. J P Morgan Chase & Co downgraded Cable One from a “neutral” rating to an “underweight” rating in a report on Monday, November 13th. SunTrust Banks restated a “buy” rating and set a $815.00 price objective on shares of Cable One in a report on Friday, November 10th. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded Cable One from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, October 23rd. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating, two have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Cable One has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $705.00.

Cable One (CABO) traded up $11.23 during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $688.07. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 48,190 shares, compared to its average volume of 35,886. The company has a quick ratio of 1.34, a current ratio of 1.34 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.21. Cable One has a 52 week low of $564.26 and a 52 week high of $788.00. The stock has a market cap of $3,877.87, a P/E ratio of 33.05, a PEG ratio of 10.19 and a beta of 0.19.

Cable One (NYSE:CABO) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 8th. The company reported $5.48 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $5.20 by $0.28. Cable One had a return on equity of 23.97% and a net margin of 12.95%. The company had revenue of $253.85 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $255.68 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $3.63 EPS. Cable One’s revenue for the quarter was up 23.5% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts anticipate that Cable One will post 22.14 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 8th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, November 21st were issued a $1.75 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, November 20th. This represents a $7.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.02%. Cable One’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 34.18%.

In other news, COO Michael E. Bowker sold 1,244 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $740.59, for a total value of $921,293.96. Following the completion of the sale, the chief operating officer now directly owns 7,104 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,261,151.36. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. 1.30% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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Cable One Company Profile

Cable One, Inc is a provider of data, video and voice services. The Company offers products, including Residential Video Services, Residential Data Services, Residential Voice Services, Business Services and Advertising. As of May 1, 2017, the Company provided data, video and voice services in 21 Western, Midwestern and Southern states.

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