MobileIron (MOBL) Earns Media Sentiment Rating of 0.09

Media coverage about MobileIron (NASDAQ:MOBL) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. MobileIron earned a media sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the software maker an impact score of 45.9470047782625 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern’s rankings:

MOBL has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered MobileIron from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, April 12th. Benchmark Co. initiated coverage on MobileIron in a research note on Tuesday, April 25th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $7.00 price target on the stock. Northland Securities restated a “buy” rating and issued a $7.00 price target on shares of MobileIron in a research note on Friday, July 14th. ValuEngine upgraded MobileIron from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. Finally, Barclays PLC restated a “sell” rating and issued a $5.00 price target on shares of MobileIron in a research note on Wednesday, July 19th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $5.28.

MobileIron (NASDAQ:MOBL) opened at 4.325 on Tuesday. MobileIron has a 1-year low of $2.56 and a 1-year high of $6.78. The stock’s market capitalization is $322.85 million. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $5.96 and a 200-day moving average price of $5.02.

MobileIron (NASDAQ:MOBL) last released its earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The software maker reported ($0.08) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.16) by $0.08. MobileIron had a negative return on equity of 136.81% and a negative net margin of 32.67%. The firm had revenue of $42.65 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $43.44 million. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned ($0.14) EPS. The firm’s revenue was up 9.6% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts expect that MobileIron will post ($0.19) EPS for the current year.

In related news, Director Aaref Hilaly sold 15,133 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, May 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of $5.10, for a total value of $77,178.30. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 68,424 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $348,962.40. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, VP Laurel Finch sold 4,676 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, June 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $6.33, for a total value of $29,599.08. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 287,236 shares in the company, valued at $1,818,203.88. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders sold 569,259 shares of company stock worth $2,930,122. 31.70% of the stock is owned by insiders.

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MobileIron Company Profile

MobileIron, Inc (MobileIron) provides a mobile information technology (IT) platform for enterprises to manage and secure mobile applications, content and devices. The Company’s solution provides enterprise security. The MobileIron Platform combines security and enterprise mobility management (EMM) tools, including mobile device management (MDM), mobile application management (MAM), and mobile content management (MCM) capabilities.

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