Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect CSG Systems International (NASDAQ:CSGS) Share Price

Press coverage about CSG Systems International (NASDAQ:CSGS) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. CSG Systems International earned a news sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the technology company an impact score of 44.0590586590334 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

CSGS has been the topic of a number of research reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded CSG Systems International from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $51.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. BidaskClub downgraded CSG Systems International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 12th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus restated a “buy” rating and set a $47.00 price target on shares of CSG Systems International in a research report on Friday, November 3rd.

CSG Systems International (NASDAQ:CSGS) opened at $45.68 on Monday. The company has a market capitalization of $1,531.35, a PE ratio of 25.52 and a beta of 1.02. The company has a quick ratio of 2.56, a current ratio of 2.56 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.97. CSG Systems International has a twelve month low of $35.48 and a twelve month high of $50.15.

CSG Systems International (NASDAQ:CSGS) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 1st. The technology company reported $0.64 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.63 by $0.01. CSG Systems International had a return on equity of 22.11% and a net margin of 7.57%. The firm had revenue of $199.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $194.67 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.75 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 5.2% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts expect that CSG Systems International will post 2.1 EPS for the current year.

In other CSG Systems International news, insider Rolland B. Johns sold 2,494 shares of CSG Systems International stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $44.19, for a total transaction of $110,209.86. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 14,556 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $643,229.64. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Director Donald V. Smith sold 8,878 shares of CSG Systems International stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $44.23, for a total value of $392,673.94. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 20,000 shares in the company, valued at $884,600. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 37,500 shares of company stock worth $1,667,195. 2.57% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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CSG Systems International Company Profile

CSG Systems International, Inc (CSG) is a provider of business support solutions primarily serving the communications industry. The Company provides business support solutions (BSS) to the communications service providers (CSPs), as well as clients in various industries. CSG’s solutions coordinate and manage various aspects of a service provider’s customer interactions, from the initial activation of customer accounts, to the support and fulfillment of various services, and through the calculation, presentment, and accounts receivables management of monthly customer statements.

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