Autobytel Inc. (NASDAQ:AUTO) insider Jeffrey H. Coats sold 19,590 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $8.62, for a total value of $168,865.80. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

Autobytel Inc. (NASDAQ:AUTO) traded up $0.27 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $8.71. The stock had a trading volume of 69,178 shares, compared to its average volume of 55,649. The company has a current ratio of 2.99, a quick ratio of 2.99 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.07. Autobytel Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $6.63 and a fifty-two week high of $15.28. The firm has a market capitalization of $113.96, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.23 and a beta of 1.01.

Autobytel (NASDAQ:AUTO) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The information services provider reported $0.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.10 by $0.08. Autobytel had a return on equity of 7.47% and a net margin of 1.51%. The business had revenue of $36.90 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $36.84 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.49 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 12.6% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts expect that Autobytel Inc. will post 0.49 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several equities research analysts have commented on the company. B. Riley restated a “buy” rating and set a $12.00 price target on shares of Autobytel in a research note on Friday, August 4th. Barrington Research lowered Autobytel from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note on Friday, August 4th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Autobytel from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Monday, August 14th. TheStreet lowered Autobytel from a “c” rating to a “d+” rating in a research note on Monday, October 9th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered Autobytel from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. Autobytel has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $10.25.

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Autobytel Company Profile

AutoWeb, Inc, formerly Autobytel Inc, is an automotive marketing services company that assists automotive retail dealers and automotive manufacturers market and sell new and used vehicles to consumers through the programs for online lead referrals, dealer marketing products and services, and online advertising programs and mobile products.

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