News articles about Alteryx (NYSE:AYX) have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Alteryx earned a coverage optimism score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 45.0215382703803 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Alteryx (AYX) traded down 1.16% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $18.79. The company had a trading volume of 1,262,299 shares. The stock’s market cap is $1.10 billion. The company’s 50 day moving average is $21.70 and its 200 day moving average is $19.37. Alteryx has a 12-month low of $14.61 and a 12-month high of $24.07.

Alteryx (NYSE:AYX) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. The company reported ($0.09) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.14) by $0.05. The company had revenue of $30.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $29.33 million. Alteryx’s revenue for the quarter was up 52.3% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Alteryx will post ($0.33) EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on the company. Cowen and Company restated an “outperform” rating and issued a $23.00 price target (up previously from $21.00) on shares of Alteryx in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Alteryx from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $22.00 price target on the stock in a report on Wednesday. Finally, KeyCorp restated a “buy” rating and issued a $22.00 price target on shares of Alteryx in a report on Thursday, June 1st. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $20.44.

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In other Alteryx news, major shareholder Qualified Master Fund L. Abdiel bought 27,104 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 8th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $22.82 per share, with a total value of $618,513.28. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Also, Chairman Dean Stoecker sold 600,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $20.24, for a total transaction of $12,144,000.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders have bought 2,826,344 shares of company stock valued at $59,646,339 and have sold 7,700,000 shares valued at $155,848,000.

About Alteryx

Alteryx, Inc is a United States-based provider of self-service data analytics software. The Company offers various products, such as Alteryx Designer, Alteryx Server and Alteryx Analytics Gallery. Alteryx Designer is a repeatable workflow for self-service data analytics. Alteryx Designer allows data analysts by combining data preparation, data blending, and analytics-predictive, statistical and spatial-using the same user interface.

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