Insider Selling: Criteo S.A. (CRTO) CFO Sells 6,250 Shares of Stock
Criteo S.A. (NASDAQ:CRTO) CFO Benoit Fouilland sold 6,250 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, June 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $49.17, for a total value of $307,312.50. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website.
Benoit Fouilland also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Monday, May 22nd, Benoit Fouilland sold 12,500 shares of Criteo stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $50.93, for a total value of $636,625.00.
- On Thursday, April 27th, Benoit Fouilland sold 50,000 shares of Criteo stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $54.03, for a total value of $2,701,500.00.
- On Wednesday, April 19th, Benoit Fouilland sold 6,250 shares of Criteo stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $51.14, for a total value of $319,625.00.
- On Monday, April 17th, Benoit Fouilland sold 6,250 shares of Criteo stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $50.24, for a total value of $314,000.00.
Shares of Criteo S.A. (NASDAQ CRTO) traded down 0.39% during trading on Tuesday, hitting $48.42. The stock had a trading volume of 760,898 shares. The company has a market capitalization of $2.98 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 41.49 and a beta of 2.71. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $50.90 and its 200 day moving average price is $47.73. Criteo S.A. has a 52 week low of $32.83 and a 52 week high of $56.00. Criteo also saw unusually large options trading activity on Monday. Traders bought 6,766 put options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 559% compared to the average volume of 1,027 put options.
Criteo (NASDAQ:CRTO) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 3rd. The information services provider reported $0.28 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.27 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $210 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $204.51 million. Criteo had a net margin of 4.05% and a return on equity of 14.88%. Criteo’s revenue was up 29.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.43 EPS. Analysts predict that Criteo S.A. will post $2.46 earnings per share for the current year.
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Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD boosted its stake in Criteo by 6.2% in the first quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD now owns 2,124,070 shares of the information services provider’s stock worth $106,182,000 after buying an additional 124,005 shares during the period. BTC Capital Management Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Criteo by 68.2% in the first quarter. BTC Capital Management Inc. now owns 9,567 shares of the information services provider’s stock worth $478,000 after buying an additional 3,879 shares during the last quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. boosted its stake in shares of Criteo by 4.2% in the first quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 116,479 shares of the information services provider’s stock worth $5,823,000 after buying an additional 4,719 shares during the last quarter. Shell Asset Management Co. acquired a new stake in shares of Criteo during the first quarter worth about $2,031,000. Finally, Janney Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Criteo during the first quarter worth about $216,000. 83.88% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.
Several analysts have issued reports on CRTO shares. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “buy” rating on shares of Criteo in a research note on Thursday, March 16th. Cowen and Company set a $60.00 price objective on Criteo and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, April 13th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) lowered Criteo from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and upped their price objective for the company from $49.00 to $51.00 in a research note on Wednesday, March 29th. Royal Bank Of Canada upped their price objective on Criteo from $56.00 to $60.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 4th. Finally, Raymond James Financial, Inc. restated a “market perform” rating on shares of Criteo in a research note on Monday, April 24th. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Criteo currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $51.89.
Criteo SA is a France-based company specializing in digital performance marketing. Its solution consists of the Criteo Engine, the Company’s data assets, access to inventory, and its advertiser and publisher platforms. The Criteo Engine consists of various machine learning algorithms, such as prediction, recommendation, bidding and creative algorithms and the global hardware and software infrastructure.
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