Electronics For Imaging (EFII) Receives Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.12

News coverage about Electronics For Imaging (NASDAQ:EFII) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Electronics For Imaging earned a news sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the technology company an impact score of 47.2420498658248 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 $27.97 on Thursday. The company has a current ratio of 2.58, a quick ratio of 2.14 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.41. The firm has a market capitalization of $1,209.90, a PE ratio of -84.76, a PEG ratio of 23.86 and a beta of 1.07. Electronics For Imaging has a 52-week low of $25.28 and a 52-week high of $51.15.

Electronics For Imaging (NASDAQ:EFII) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January 31st. The technology company reported $0.52 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.53 by ($0.01). The firm had revenue of $269.20 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $264.62 million. Electronics For Imaging had a positive return on equity of 1.46% and a negative net margin of 1.54%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up .9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.77 earnings per share. research analysts anticipate that Electronics For Imaging will post 0.37 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several equities research analysts have issued reports on EFII shares. William Blair downgraded Electronics For Imaging from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. Stifel Nicolaus lowered 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. Barclays lowered 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. Loop Capital lowered their price target on Electronics For Imaging from $58.00 to $50.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Friday, October 27th. Finally, Needham & Company LLC restated a “buy” rating and issued a $43.00 price target on shares of Electronics For Imaging in a report on Sunday, October 29th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $42.78.

In other news, CEO Guy Gecht sold 9,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, December 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $29.65, for a total transaction of $266,850.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 333,450 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $9,886,792.50. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Insiders have sold 36,000 shares of company stock valued at $1,075,860 over the last ninety days. 1.88% of the stock is owned by insiders.

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About Electronics For Imaging

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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