Windstream Holdings Inc (WIN) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Analysts

Windstream Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:WIN) has been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the nine research firms that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat reports. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation and six have given a hold recommendation to the company. The average 1-year target price among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $3.87.

A number of brokerages have weighed in on WIN. Zacks Investment Research raised Windstream from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, February 2nd. Raymond James lowered Windstream from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Tuesday, February 19th. ValuEngine raised Windstream from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 2nd. Cowen lowered Windstream from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and lowered their price objective for the company from $8.00 to $1.00 in a report on Tuesday, February 19th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co lowered Windstream from a “market perform” rating to an “underperform” rating and set a $0.48 price objective on the stock. in a report on Tuesday, February 26th.

Several hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Stone Ridge Asset Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of Windstream during the 4th quarter worth approximately $27,000. Comerica Bank acquired a new position in shares of Windstream during the 4th quarter worth approximately $30,000. Isthmus Partners LLC acquired a new position in shares of Windstream during the 4th quarter worth approximately $40,000. Acadian Asset Management LLC raised its position in shares of Windstream by 431.3% during the 4th quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC now owns 27,199 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $57,000 after purchasing an additional 22,080 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Advisory Services Network LLC raised its position in shares of Windstream by 93,081.8% during the 4th quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC now owns 30,750 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $64,000 after purchasing an additional 30,717 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 57.53% of the company’s stock.

Shares of WIN stock traded up $0.01 during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $0.31. 910,371 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,733,055. Windstream has a 12-month low of $0.27 and a 12-month high of $9.18.

Windstream Company Profile

Windstream Holdings, Inc provides network communications and technology solutions in the United States. Its Consumer & Small Business segment offers services, including traditional local and long-distance voice services, and high-speed Internet services; and value-added services, such as security and online back-up.

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