Bazaarvoice Inc. (NASDAQ:BV) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday.

According to Zacks, “Bazaarvoice, Inc. provides social commerce solutions through Bazaarvoice, a Software-as-a-Service platform that enable clients to capture, display, and analyze online word of mouth. It serves clients in the retail, consumer products, travel and leisure, technology, telecommunications, financial services, healthcare, and automotive industries. Bazaarvoice offers its products particularly in the United States, Europe, Singapore, and Australia. The Company’s software builds online communities for the brand names of clients. Bazaarvoice, Inc. is headquartered in Austin, Texas. “

A number of other equities analysts have also weighed in on the company. TheStreet upgraded Bazaarvoice from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 7th. B. Riley reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $8.00 price target on shares of Bazaarvoice in a research report on Friday, September 2nd. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $6.38.

Analyst Recommendations for Bazaarvoice (NASDAQ:BV)

Bazaarvoice (NASDAQ:BV) opened at 4.65 on Tuesday. The stock’s market capitalization is $382.29 million. Bazaarvoice has a 52-week low of $2.82 and a 52-week high of $6.14. The company has a 50-day moving average of $5.36 and a 200-day moving average of $4.32.

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Northern Trust Corp increased its stake in Bazaarvoice by 4.9% in the third quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 833,029 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,923,000 after buying an additional 38,938 shares during the period. Emerald Acquisition Ltd. increased its stake in Bazaarvoice by 6.8% in the third quarter. Emerald Acquisition Ltd. now owns 1,221,672 shares of the company’s stock worth $7,221,000 after buying an additional 77,296 shares during the period. California State Teachers Retirement System increased its stake in Bazaarvoice by 0.9% in the third quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 173,796 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,027,000 after buying an additional 1,600 shares during the period. Boston Partners purchased a new stake in Bazaarvoice during the third quarter worth $6,102,000. Finally, Engineers Gate Manager LP increased its stake in Bazaarvoice by 6.2% in the third quarter. Engineers Gate Manager LP now owns 93,518 shares of the company’s stock worth $553,000 after buying an additional 5,424 shares during the period. 76.43% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Bazaarvoice Company Profile

Bazaarvoice, Inc is a network that connects brands and retailers to the authentic voices of people where they shop. The Company’s technology platform collects and displays ratings and reviews, questions and answers and stories from customers along with visual commerce capabilities that collectively amplify the voices of the consumers into the shopping.

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