The stock of Sprint Corp (NYSE:S) hit a new 52-week high and has $8.79 target or 25.00% above today’s $7.03 share price. The 7 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $28.40 billion company. The 1-year high was reported on Nov, 9 by Barchart.com. If the $8.79 price target is reached, the company will be worth $7.10B more.
The 52-week high event is an important milestone for every stock because it shows very positive momentum and is time when buyers come in. During such notable technical setup, fundamental investors usually stay away and are careful shorting or selling the stock. About 45.75M shares traded hands or 146.76% up from the average. Sprint Corp (NYSE:S) has risen 78.63% since April 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 73.85% the S&P500.
Sprint Corp (NYSE:S) Ratings Coverage
Out of 20 analysts covering Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE:S), 4 rate it a “Buy”, 3 “Sell”, while 13 “Hold”. This means 20% are positive. Sprint Nextel Corporation has been the topic of 41 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The company was upgraded on Monday, September 21 by Vetr. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating given by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, July 22. Wells Fargo maintained Sprint Corp (NYSE:S) on Wednesday, August 5 with “Outperform” rating. The company was maintained on Tuesday, July 26 by Argus Research. The rating was initiated by Macquarie Research on Tuesday, April 5 with “Outperform”. The stock has “Hold” rating given by Canaccord Genuity on Wednesday, August 5. The stock of Sprint Corp (NYSE:S) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, October 16 by Nomura. The stock has “Neutral” rating given by Citigroup on Thursday, September 15. The rating was initiated by DA Davidson on Thursday, October 1 with “Neutral”. As per Sunday, August 9, the company rating was upgraded by Zacks.
According to Zacks Investment Research, “Sprint Corporation offers communications services. It operates in two segments: Wireless and Wireline. It develops, engineers and deploys technologies, including wireless networks offering mobile data services, instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Sprint Corporation is based in Overland Park, United States.”
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 1.13 in 2016 Q2. Its down 0.52, from 1.65 in 2016Q1. The ratio dropped, as 34 funds sold all Sprint Corp shares owned while 71 reduced positions. 26 funds bought stakes while 93 increased positions. They now own 582.06 million shares or 3.35% more from 563.17 million shares in 2016Q1.
Henderson Public Ltd Co has 38,943 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Cibc Asset Incorporated owns 152,435 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Commonwealth National Bank & Trust Of Australia has 621,100 shares for 0.03% of their US portfolio. The Florida-based Ladenburg Thalmann Fincl Svcs has invested 0% in Sprint Corp (NYSE:S). Moreover, Gotham Asset Mgmt Ltd has 0.13% invested in Sprint Corp (NYSE:S) for 2.41 million shares. Oregon Pub Employees Retirement Fund holds 0% or 23,400 shares in its portfolio. Whittier last reported 0% of its portfolio in the stock. Brown Advisory, a Maryland-based fund reported 10,879 shares. Diam, a Japan-based fund reported 74,894 shares. Mig Lc last reported 7.12% of its portfolio in the stock. Aperio Lc reported 378,440 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Css Lc Il, a Illinois-based fund reported 78,528 shares. Utah Retirement System last reported 138,281 shares in the company. Andra Ap holds 0.03% or 249,600 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Ckw Fincl Group has 0.01% invested in Sprint Corp (NYSE:S) for 7,493 shares.
More important recent Sprint Corp (NYSE:S) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “Generate Toll-Free Income From Sprint Corp (S) Stock” on October 31, 2016, also Reuters.com published article titled: “Sprint sees quarterly operating revenue above estimates”, Valuewalk.com published: “General Motors Company Beats Earnings Estimates, Sprint Corp’s Losses Narrow” on October 25, 2016. More interesting news about Sprint Corp (NYSE:S) was released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “Why Sprint Corp (S), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and International Business …” with publication date: October 18, 2016.
S Company Profile
Sprint Corporation (Sprint), incorporated on October 5, 2012, is a holding company. The Company, along with its subsidiaries, is a communications firm offering a range of wireless and wireline communications services and products that are designed to meet the needs of consumers, businesses, government subscribers and resellers. It operates through two divisions: Wireless and Wireline. The Firm offers wireless and wireline services to subscribers in approximately 50 states, Puerto Rico, and the United States Virgin Islands under the Sprint corporate brand, which includes its retail brands of Sprint, Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile and Assurance Wireless on its wireless networks utilizing various technologies, including third generation (3G) code division multiple access (CDMA), fourth generation (4G) services utilizing Long Term Evolution (LTE).
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