Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Insight Enterprises (NSIT) Stock Price

Headlines about Insight Enterprises (NASDAQ:NSIT) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Insight Enterprises earned a media sentiment score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the software maker an impact score of 46.4972091574113 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on NSIT shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered Insight Enterprises from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. B. Riley reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $56.00 price objective (up from $54.50) on shares of Insight Enterprises in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. ValuEngine lowered Insight Enterprises from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 15th. Finally, BidaskClub lowered Insight Enterprises from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 12th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $48.00.

Insight Enterprises (NASDAQ NSIT) opened at $39.40 on Monday. The company has a current ratio of 1.84, a quick ratio of 1.59 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.65. Insight Enterprises has a 1-year low of $35.26 and a 1-year high of $53.19. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,410.21, a PE ratio of 14.59 and a beta of 1.56.

Insight Enterprises (NASDAQ:NSIT) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The software maker reported $0.73 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.68 by $0.05. Insight Enterprises had a return on equity of 14.90% and a net margin of 1.53%. The firm had revenue of $1.76 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.59 billion. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.62 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 26.2% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts expect that Insight Enterprises will post 3.22 EPS for the current year.

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About Insight Enterprises

Insight Enterprises, Inc is engaged in providing information technology (IT) hardware, software, and cloud and service solutions to business, government, healthcare and educational clients. The Company operates through three segments: North America, EMEA and APAC. North America comprises the United States and Canada; EMEA comprises Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and APAC comprises Asia Pacific.

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