News headlines about Acxiom Corporation (NASDAQ:ACXM) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Acxiom Corporation earned a news impact score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the information technology services provider an impact score of 46.3510014836761 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

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Acxiom Corporation (ACXM) traded up $0.54 during trading on Thursday, reaching $26.58. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 658,145 shares, compared to its average volume of 454,572. Acxiom Corporation has a 1 year low of $21.80 and a 1 year high of $30.40. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.30, a quick ratio of 2.23 and a current ratio of 2.23. The company has a market capitalization of $2,120.00, a PE ratio of 109.25, a PEG ratio of 4.99 and a beta of 1.28.

Acxiom Corporation (NASDAQ:ACXM) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The information technology services provider reported $0.22 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $225.24 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $222.05 million. Acxiom Corporation had a positive return on equity of 2.61% and a negative net margin of 1.31%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.18 earnings per share. research analysts forecast that Acxiom Corporation will post 0.35 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of research firms have issued reports on ACXM. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Acxiom Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. BidaskClub cut Acxiom Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 8th. Dougherty & Co reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Acxiom Corporation in a research report on Thursday, August 17th. Finally, Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $35.00 target price on shares of Acxiom Corporation in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Acxiom Corporation has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $32.60.

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In other news, CFO Warren Jenson purchased 10,000 shares of Acxiom Corporation stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 22nd. The shares were bought at an average cost of $22.09 per share, for a total transaction of $220,900.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the chief financial officer now owns 377,415 shares in the company, valued at approximately $8,337,097.35. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Insiders own 3.54% of the company’s stock.

Acxiom Corporation Company Profile

Acxiom Corporation (Acxiom) is a technology and enablement services company. The Company operates through three business segments: Marketing Services, Audience Solutions, and Connectivity. The Company’s Marketing Services segment helps clients to unify data at individual level. The Audience Solutions segment helps clients to validate the accuracy of their people-based data, enhance it with additional insight and keep it up to date, enabling clients to reach desired audiences with relevant messages.

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