News headlines about Electronics For Imaging (NASDAQ:EFII) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Electronics For Imaging earned a daily sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the technology company an impact score of 45.9489958274973 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
Electronics For Imaging (NASDAQ:EFII) opened at $30.73 on Friday. Electronics For Imaging has a twelve month low of $25.54 and a twelve month high of $51.15. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,389.46, a P/E ratio of 47.28 and a beta of 1.26. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.38, a current ratio of 2.63 and a quick ratio of 2.20.
Electronics For Imaging (NASDAQ:EFII) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The technology company reported $0.48 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.58 by ($0.10). Electronics For Imaging had a net margin of 3.09% and a return on equity of 3.67%. The company had revenue of $248.36 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $258.09 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.58 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 1.1% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts predict that Electronics For Imaging will post 0.34 EPS for the current fiscal year.
A number of equities research analysts recently commented on the company. ValuEngine downgraded Electronics For Imaging from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, September 8th. William Blair downgraded Electronics For Imaging from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. Morgan Stanley lifted their target price on Electronics For Imaging from $28.00 to $29.00 and gave the stock an “underweight” rating in a report on Friday, September 8th. Barclays decreased their price target on Electronics For Imaging from $46.00 to $42.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a report on Friday, October 27th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus decreased their price target on Electronics For Imaging from $49.00 to $42.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Friday, October 27th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $44.22.
In other news, Director Dan Maydan sold 6,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $30.87, for a total value of $200,655.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 33,310 shares in the company, valued at $1,028,279.70. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, CEO Guy Gecht sold 9,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, October 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $29.50, for a total value of $265,500.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 354,141 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $10,447,159.50. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 42,500 shares of company stock valued at $1,269,225 over the last three months. 1.88% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.
Electronics For Imaging Company Profile
Electronics For Imaging, Inc is engaged in digital printing, focused on the transformation of the printing, packaging, ceramic tile decoration, and textile industries from the use of traditional analog-based printing to digital on-demand printing. It operates through three segments. The Industrial Inkjet segment consists of its VUTEk and Matan super-wide and wide format display graphics, Reggiani textile, Jetrion label and packaging and Cretaprint ceramic tile decoration and construction material industrial digital inkjet printers; ceramic, water-based, and thermoforming ink, and digital inkjet printer parts, and professional services.
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