News stories about Pandora Media (NYSE:P) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Pandora Media earned a coverage optimism score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the Internet radio service an impact score of 45.8195672719946 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

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

Shares of Pandora Media (NYSE:P) opened at $4.90 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.58, a current ratio of 4.18 and a quick ratio of 4.18. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,220.00, a P/E ratio of -1.97 and a beta of -0.48. Pandora Media has a 52 week low of $4.09 and a 52 week high of $13.72.

Several research analysts have recently weighed in on P shares. Zacks Investment Research raised Pandora Media from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 18th. FBR & Co reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $11.00 price objective on shares of Pandora Media in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. TD Securities reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Pandora Media in a research report on Thursday, November 23rd. Vetr cut Pandora Media from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $5.06 price objective for the company. in a research report on Monday, February 5th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus set a $12.00 price objective on Pandora Media and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty-five have given a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the company. Pandora Media presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $10.13.

In other Pandora Media news, CEO Roger Lynch sold 78,707 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $4.77, for a total value of $375,432.39. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 701,607 shares in the company, valued at $3,346,665.39. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. 2.59% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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Pandora Media Company Profile

Pandora Media, Inc (Pandora) is a music discovery platform, offering a personalized experience for each of its listeners wherever and whenever they want to listen to music, whether through earbuds, car speakers or live on stage. The Company delivers targeted messages to its listeners using a combination of audio, display and video advertisements.

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