Analysts' Activity: Windstream Hldgs Inc (WIN) and Pretium Res Inc (PVG)

Windstream Hldgs Inc (NASDAQ:WIN)'s trailing twelve month revenues are $5.51 Billion, whereas its price to sales ratio for the same period is 0.07.

Deutsche Bank "Maintained" Windstream Hldgs Inc (NASDAQ:WIN) in a research note issued to investors on 8/08/17 to Hold with price target of $3. Current market cap is $396.80M and the stock has an EPS of -$2.90. Zacks Investment Research raised Windstream Holdings from a "sell" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $2.25 target price on the stock in a report on Thursday.

Windstream Holdings, Inc. shares had a trading volume of 22K in the last trading session. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.11, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 6.42% and 5.50% respectively. 6 have given the stock a Hold rating, 2 as Underperform and 1 as Sell. Now we look at the Moving Averages, the 200-day is -57.84%, the 50-day is -3.27% and the 20-day is 5.05%.

Windstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN) has an Analysts' Mean Recommendation of 3.1. The company reported ($0.37) earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.45) by $0.08. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 10/24/16, and 52-week low price on 09/29/17. The firm had revenue of $1.49 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.50 billion.

The company last reported its quarterly results on Nov 02 BMO.

EPS Estimate for the next year is -1.25.

Quarterly Earnings Growth on year-over-year basis stands at 0 percent. On average, equities analysts forecast that Windstream Holdings will post ($2.06) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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The company reported $2.29 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.20 by $0.09. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 26,684 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,555,410.36.

Windstream Holdings declared that its board has initiated a share repurchase program on Thursday, August 3rd that permits the company to repurchase $90.00 million in shares. The short-interest ratio decreased to 8.0 and the short interest percentage is 0.20% as of September 15. Beta value of the stock stands at 0.18. The original version of this news story can be accessed at https://www.truebluetribune.com/2017/10/12/windstream-holdings-inc-win-upgraded-to-hold-by-bidaskclub.html.

WIN is now undervalued by -27.3% relative to the average 1-year price target of $2.82 taken from a group of Wall Street Analysts.

In related news, Director Alan L. Wells acquired 68,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 8th. The number of shares now owned by investors are 193.56 mln. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. This activity has been headed largely by Anthony Thomas, an officer of the company. The company has 193.56 Million shares outstanding and 187.94 Million shares were floated in market. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now directly owns 637,006 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,254,901.82. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here.

Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. WIN's shares are therefore the less volatile of the two stocks.

Windstream Holdings, Inc., launched on May 23, 2013, is a holding company. Susquehanna's stake was worth $12000 at the time of purchase. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. increased its position in Windstream Holdings by 61.0% during the 1st quarter. Windstream Holdings's quarterly revenue was up 9.7% compared to the same quarter past year.

As of quarter end Next Financial Group, Inc had acquired a total of 784 shares growing its holdings by 7.9%. Finally, Lapides Asset Management LLC increased its position in Windstream Holdings by 45.5% during the 2nd quarter. The value of the investment in (WIN) went from $1,330,000 to $602,000 a change of $728,000 quarter over quarter. A total of 2.1 Million shares exchanged hands, whereas the company's average trading volume stands at 4.51 Million shares. The Company is a provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions for consumers, businesses, enterprise organizations and wholesale customers in the United States. In addition to business services, the Company offers broadband, voice and video services to consumers in primarily rural markets.

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