Research Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:RSSS) Insider Sells $2,817,500.00 in Stock

Research Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:RSSSGet Free Report) insider Bristol Investment Fund Ltd sold 1,150,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, September 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $2.45, for a total value of $2,817,500.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 1,432,108 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $3,508,664.60. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

Research Solutions Stock Down 0.4 %

RSSS traded down $0.01 during trading on Tuesday, reaching $2.49. 18,218 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 26,873. The stock has a market capitalization of $73.46 million, a PE ratio of 125.06 and a beta of 0.56. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $2.20 and its 200 day moving average is $2.13. Research Solutions, Inc. has a 12 month low of $1.80 and a 12 month high of $2.65.

Research Solutions (NASDAQ:RSSSGet Free Report) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, September 13th. The company reported $0.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.01) by $0.02. The company had revenue of $9.96 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $9.70 million. Research Solutions had a net margin of 1.52% and a return on equity of 9.88%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned ($0.02) EPS. As a group, equities research analysts anticipate that Research Solutions, Inc. will post -0.04 EPS for the current year.

Hedge Funds Weigh In On Research Solutions

Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. purchased a new stake in Research Solutions in the 2nd quarter valued at about $37,000. Granahan Investment Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Research Solutions by 26.3% during the 1st quarter. Granahan Investment Management LLC now owns 27,006 shares of the company’s stock worth $54,000 after purchasing an additional 5,617 shares during the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC grew its stake in Research Solutions by 19.2% in the 2nd quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 48,400 shares of the company’s stock valued at $86,000 after buying an additional 7,800 shares in the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. grew its stake in Research Solutions by 18.0% in the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 47,969 shares of the company’s stock valued at $98,000 after buying an additional 7,326 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Geode Capital Management LLC grew its stake in Research Solutions by 30.8% in the 2nd quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 89,231 shares of the company’s stock valued at $182,000 after buying an additional 21,034 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 34.97% of the company’s stock.

Analyst Ratings Changes

A number of research firms recently weighed in on RSSS. Maxim Group restated a “buy” rating and issued a $5.00 price objective on shares of Research Solutions in a report on Thursday, September 14th. Roth Mkm reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $4.35 price target on shares of Research Solutions in a research report on Thursday, September 14th.

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Research Solutions, Inc, through its subsidiaries, provides cloud-based software-as-a-service research platform. The company is also involved in the transactional sale of published scientific, technical, and medical (STM) content managed, sourced, and delivered through the Transactions platform. Its solutions enable life science and other research intensive organizations to accelerate their research and development activities with access and management STM articles used throughout the intellectual property development lifecycle.

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