Headlines about CSG Systems International (NASDAQ:CSGS) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. CSG Systems International earned a media sentiment score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the technology company an impact score of 46.2329656916293 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Shares of CSG Systems International (CSGS) opened at $45.68 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $1,514.93, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.52 and a beta of 1.02. CSG Systems International has a fifty-two week low of $35.48 and a fifty-two week high of $50.15. The company has a current ratio of 2.56, a quick ratio of 2.56 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.97.

CSG Systems International (NASDAQ:CSGS) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The technology company reported $0.64 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.63 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $199.20 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $194.67 million. CSG Systems International had a return on equity of 22.11% and a net margin of 7.57%. CSG Systems International’s quarterly revenue was up 5.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.75 earnings per share. analysts anticipate that CSG Systems International will post 2.1 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several research analysts recently issued reports on CSGS shares. Zacks Investment Research raised CSG Systems International from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $47.00 target price on shares of CSG Systems International in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, BidaskClub lowered CSG Systems International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 12th.

In other CSG Systems International news, EVP Kenneth M. Kennedy sold 1,903 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, December 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $45.68, for a total value of $86,929.04. Following the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 43,910 shares in the company, valued at $2,005,808.80. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, Director Donald V. Smith sold 8,878 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $44.23, for a total value of $392,673.94. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 20,000 shares in the company, valued at $884,600. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 37,500 shares of company stock worth $1,667,195 over the last quarter. 2.57% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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CSG Systems International Company Profile

CSG Systems International, Inc (CSG) is a provider of business support solutions primarily serving the communications industry. The Company provides business support solutions (BSS) to the communications service providers (CSPs), as well as clients in various industries. CSG’s solutions coordinate and manage various aspects of a service provider’s customer interactions, from the initial activation of customer accounts, to the support and fulfillment of various services, and through the calculation, presentment, and accounts receivables management of monthly customer statements.

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