A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that DigitalGlobe Inc (Symbol: DGI) is the #97 broker analyst pick among those stocks screened by The Online Investor for strong stock buyback activity. To make that list, a stock must have repurchased at least 5% of its outstanding shares over the trailing twelve month period. In forming the rank, the analyst opinions from the major brokerage houses were tallied, and averaged; then, the list of stocks with strong buyback activity was ranked according to those averages.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, DGI makes up 2.70% of the SPDR SP Aerospace Defense ETF ( XAR ) which is trading up by about 1.2% on the day Friday.
DGI operates in the Communications Services sector, among companies like ATT Inc ( T ) which is off about 0.5% today, and China Mobile Limited ( CHL ) trading higher by about 0.9%. Below is a three month price history chart comparing the stock performance of DGI, versus T and CHL.
DGI is currently trading up about 0.6% midday Friday.