News articles about Cogint (NASDAQ:COGT) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Cogint earned a news impact score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the technology company an impact score of 44.7838614479871 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Cogint (COGT) traded up $0.02 during trading hours on Thursday, reaching $4.48. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 87,618 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,121,146. The firm has a market capitalization of $291.60, a PE ratio of -4.71 and a beta of 0.20. The company has a quick ratio of 1.60, a current ratio of 1.60 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.29. Cogint has a one year low of $3.15 and a one year high of $6.95.

Cogint (NASDAQ:COGT) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The technology company reported ($0.25) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.16) by ($0.09). The business had revenue of $57.25 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $62.24 million. Cogint had a negative net margin of 24.45% and a negative return on equity of 17.78%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 9.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned ($0.19) earnings per share. equities analysts predict that Cogint will post -1.02 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on COGT shares. Zacks Investment Research raised Cogint from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, October 23rd. Chardan Capital reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $7.00 price objective (down from $12.50) on shares of Cogint in a research note on Thursday, November 9th.

In related news, Director Phillip Md Et Al Frost purchased 20,000 shares of Cogint stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 15th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $4.11 per share, for a total transaction of $82,200.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, Director Michael Brauser acquired 18,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 15th. The shares were bought at an average price of $3.65 per share, with a total value of $65,700.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 329,235 shares in the company, valued at $1,201,707.75. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last three months, insiders have purchased 70,237 shares of company stock worth $279,326. Corporate insiders own 53.30% of the company’s stock.

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About Cogint

IDI, Inc, formerly Tiger Media, Inc, is a data and analytics company providing information and marketing solutions to businesses in a range of industries. The Company operates through two segments: Information Services and Performance Marketing. The Company serves the risk management and the consumer marketing industries through its consolidated subsidiaries, Interactive Data, LLC and Fluent, LLC, respectively.

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