Appian (APPN) Earning Somewhat Negative Press Coverage, Report Finds

News articles about Appian (NASDAQ:APPN) have trended somewhat negative this week, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Appian earned a news sentiment score of -0.01 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the company an impact score of 44.8952185953523 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Appian (NASDAQ:APPN) opened at $30.44 on Friday. Appian has a 1-year low of $14.60 and a 1-year high of $43.26.

APPN has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. BidaskClub raised Appian from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, January 6th. Zacks Investment Research raised Appian from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 2nd. William Blair initiated coverage on Appian in a research report on Monday, November 27th. They set an “outperform” rating on the stock. Morgan Stanley lowered Appian from an “equal weight” rating to an “underweight” rating and set a $24.00 price target on the stock. in a research report on Thursday, January 11th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Appian in a research report on Monday, November 6th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $23.57.

In related news, major shareholder M James Barrett sold 569,620 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $19.49, for a total transaction of $11,101,893.80. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, major shareholder Qualified Master Fund L. Abdiel bought 171,523 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 29th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $21.24 per share, for a total transaction of $3,643,148.52. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders have purchased 962,543 shares of company stock worth $19,624,763 and have sold 1,097,222 shares worth $21,384,857.

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Appian Company Profile

Appian Corporation provides a low-code software development platform as a service that enables organizations to develop applications. Through Company’s platform, organizations can design, build and implement, enterprise-grade custom applications. Decision makers can reimagine their products, services, processes and customer interactions.

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