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Boingo Wireless (WIFI) Gains But Lags Market: What You Should Know

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In the latest trading session, Boingo Wireless closed at $9.92, marking a +0.61% move from the previous day. This move lagged the S&P 500's daily gain of 3.35%. Elsewhere, the Dow gained 3.19%, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq added 3.62%.

Heading into today, shares of the provider of Wi-Fi hotspots in airports and other public places had lost 21.81% over the past month, lagging the Computer and Technology sector's loss of 12.32% and the S&P 500's loss of 14.37% in that time.

WIFI will be looking to display strength as it nears its next earnings release. On that day, WIFI is projected to report earnings of -$0.06 per share, which would represent year-over-year growth of 50%. Our most recent consensus estimate is calling for quarterly revenue of $63.79 million, down 4.03% from the year-ago period.

WIFI's full-year Zacks Consensus Estimates are calling for earnings of -$0.15 per share and revenue of $267.43 million. These results would represent year-over-year changes of +34.78% and +1.38%, respectively.

It is also important to note the recent changes to analyst estimates for WIFI. These recent revisions tend to reflect the evolving nature of short-term business trends. As such, positive estimate revisions reflect analyst optimism about the company's business and profitability.

Our research shows that these estimate changes are directly correlated with near-term stock prices. 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, which ranges from #1 (Strong Buy) to #5 (Strong Sell), has an impressive outside-audited track record of outperformance, with #1 stocks generating an average annual return of +25% since 1988. Within the past 30 days, our consensus EPS projection has moved 26.6% higher. WIFI currently has a Zacks Rank of #3 (Hold).

The Internet - Software and Services industry is part of the Computer and Technology sector. This group has a Zacks Industry Rank of 150, putting it in the bottom 42% of all 250+ industries.

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