News stories about Insight Enterprises (NASDAQ:NSIT) have been trending positive on Friday, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Insight Enterprises earned a media sentiment score of 0.27 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the software maker an impact score of 46.5620846101203 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

A number of research firms recently issued reports on NSIT. B. Riley restated a “buy” rating and set a $56.00 price objective (up previously from $54.50) on shares of Insight Enterprises in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Insight Enterprises from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $43.00 target price for the company in a research note on Wednesday, January 3rd. ValuEngine downgraded Insight Enterprises from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Sunday, December 31st. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded Insight Enterprises from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 12th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $48.00.

Shares of Insight Enterprises (NASDAQ:NSIT) traded down $0.70 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $32.46. The company had a trading volume of 97,032 shares, compared to its average volume of 196,300. Insight Enterprises has a 1 year low of $32.10 and a 1 year high of $53.19. The company has a market cap of $1,231.25, a P/E ratio of 12.03 and a beta of 1.40. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.65, a quick ratio of 1.59 and a current ratio of 1.84.

Insight Enterprises (NASDAQ:NSIT) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The software maker reported $0.73 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.68 by $0.05. Insight Enterprises had a return on equity of 14.90% and a net margin of 1.53%. The firm had revenue of $1.76 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.59 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.62 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 26.2% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts predict that Insight Enterprises will post 3.22 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Insight Enterprises Company Profile

Insight Enterprises, Inc is engaged in providing information technology (IT) hardware, software, and cloud and service solutions to business, government, healthcare and educational clients. The Company operates through three segments: North America, EMEA and APAC. North America comprises the United States and Canada; EMEA comprises Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and APAC comprises Asia Pacific.

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