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Boingo Wireless (WIFI) Stock Sinks As Market Gains: What You Should Know

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Boingo Wireless (WIFI - Free Report) closed at $11.39 in the latest trading session, marking a -1.47% move from the prior day. This change lagged the S&P 500's daily gain of 1.5%. At the same time, the Dow added 1.44%, and the tech-heavy Nasdaq gained 2.1%.

Prior to today's trading, shares of the provider of Wi-Fi hotspots in airports and other public places had gained 12.56% over the past month. This has outpaced the Computer and Technology sector's gain of 3.43% and the S&P 500's gain of 0.54% in that time.

Wall Street will be looking for positivity from WIFI as it approaches its next earnings report date. On that day, WIFI is projected to report earnings of -$0.12 per share, which would represent a year-over-year decline of 1300%. Meanwhile, the Zacks Consensus Estimate for revenue is projecting net sales of $69.68 million, up 2.76% from the year-ago period.

Investors should also note any recent changes to analyst estimates for WIFI. These revisions help to show the ever-changing nature of near-term business trends. As a result, we can interpret positive estimate revisions as a good sign for the company's business outlook.

Research indicates that these estimate revisions are directly correlated with near-term share price momentum. We developed the Zacks Rank to capitalize on this phenomenon. Our system takes these estimate changes into account and delivers a clear, actionable rating model.

The Zacks Rank system ranges from #1 (Strong Buy) to #5 (Strong Sell). It has a remarkable, outside-audited track record of success, with #1 stocks delivering an average annual return of +25% since 1988. Over the past month, the Zacks Consensus EPS estimate remained stagnant. WIFI is currently a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).

The Internet - Software and Services industry is part of the Computer and Technology sector. This group has a Zacks Industry Rank of 90, putting it in the top 36% of all 250+ industries.

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