Press coverage about Electronics for Imaging (NASDAQ:EFII) has trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Electronics for Imaging earned a daily sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the technology company an impact score of 46.0984690051701 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern’s rankings:

A number of equities analysts have commented on the stock. TheStreet downgraded shares of Electronics for Imaging from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a report on Friday, August 4th. Needham & Company LLC boosted their target price on shares of Electronics for Imaging from $38.00 to $45.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 6th. Longbow Research upgraded shares of Electronics for Imaging from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 6th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Electronics for Imaging from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday. Finally, Cross Research downgraded shares of Electronics for Imaging from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $55.00 target price for the company. in a report on Friday, August 4th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $50.78.

Shares of Electronics for Imaging (NASDAQ EFII) traded up 6.374% during midday trading on Monday, hitting $40.635. The stock had a trading volume of 409,023 shares. Electronics for Imaging has a one year low of $25.54 and a one year high of $51.15. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $37.47 and a 200 day moving average price of $45.08. The stock has a market cap of $1.89 billion, a PE ratio of 40.153 and a beta of 1.27.

Electronics for Imaging (NASDAQ:EFII) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, September 11th. The technology company reported $0.54 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.56 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $247 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $247.65 million. Electronics for Imaging had a return on equity of 7.77% and a net margin of 4.96%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up .5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.56 EPS. On average, equities analysts forecast that Electronics for Imaging will post $2.50 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other Electronics for Imaging news, CEO Guy Gecht sold 13,746 shares of Electronics for Imaging stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $48.21, for a total transaction of $662,694.66. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 386,760 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $18,645,699.60. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. In the last ninety days, insiders have sold 36,458 shares of company stock worth $1,749,225. 1.88% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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Electronics for Imaging Company Profile

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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