News coverage about Upland Software (NASDAQ:UPLD) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Upland Software earned a coverage optimism score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the software maker an impact score of 47.7993363193121 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Upland Software : to Present at the 2017 Raymond James Technology Conference (4-traders.com)
- Upland Software, Inc. (UPLD) CEO Sells $754,602.24 in Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
- Upland Software to Present at the 2017 Raymond James Technology Conference (finance.yahoo.com)
- Upland opens wallet for another buyout: $50M for a company that makes responding to RFPs easier (bizjournals.com)
- Upland Software, Inc. (UPLD) Forecasted to Post Q4 2017 Earnings of $0.24 Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)
A number of equities analysts have recently commented on UPLD shares. Zacks Investment Research raised Upland Software from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $23.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Friday, November 17th. Canaccord Genuity boosted their price objective on Upland Software from $25.00 to $27.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, August 14th. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded Upland Software from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, July 31st. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. Upland Software has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $26.40.
Upland Software (NASDAQ:UPLD) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 9th. The software maker reported $0.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.24 by $0.01. Upland Software had a negative return on equity of 13.22% and a negative net margin of 18.89%. The firm had revenue of $26.07 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $25.33 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.11 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 35.5% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts predict that Upland Software will post 0.48 earnings per share for the current year.
In other Upland Software news, major shareholder Systems Corp Wave sold 44,903 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, September 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $22.06, for a total value of $990,560.18. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Also, Director David May sold 25,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $21.43, for a total value of $535,750.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 138,500 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,968,055. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 205,304 shares of company stock valued at $4,498,076 in the last ninety days. Insiders own 30.20% of the company’s stock.
Upland Software Company Profile
Upland Software Inc is a provider of cloud-based enterprise work management software. The Company provides a family of cloud-based enterprise work management software applications for the information technology, process excellence, finance, professional services and marketing functions within organizations.
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