Media headlines about Mobile TeleSystems OJSC (NYSE:MBT) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Mobile TeleSystems OJSC earned a daily sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the Wireless communications provider an impact score of 45.7988033835022 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Mobile TeleSystems OJSC (MBT) traded down $0.53 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $8.94. 4,700,795 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 3,005,695. The company has a current ratio of 0.93, a quick ratio of 0.86 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.89. The firm has a market capitalization of $9,521.72, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.77, a PEG ratio of 0.90 and a beta of 0.94. Mobile TeleSystems OJSC has a twelve month low of $7.76 and a twelve month high of $11.59.
A number of equities analysts have issued reports on MBT shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Mobile TeleSystems OJSC from a “sell” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $12.00 target price for the company in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. Deutsche Bank cut shares of Mobile TeleSystems OJSC from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $11.00 target price for the company. in a research report on Wednesday. TheStreet upgraded shares of Mobile TeleSystems OJSC from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Friday, November 17th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Mobile TeleSystems OJSC from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 22nd. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Mobile TeleSystems OJSC from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, two have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $10.85.
About Mobile TeleSystems OJSC
Mobil’nye Telesistemy PAO is a Russia-based provider of telecommunications services. The Company provides mobile and fixed-line voice and data telecommunications services, including data transfer, broadband, pay-television (pay-TV) and various value-added services, as well as selling equipment and accessories.
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