Media coverage about Q2 (NYSE:QTWO) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Q2 earned a coverage optimism score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the technology company an impact score of 44.5231155753993 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Q2 (NYSE QTWO) opened at $43.20 on Wednesday. Q2 has a 12 month low of $31.30 and a 12 month high of $44.35. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,800.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of -62.61 and a beta of 1.59.

A number of research analysts recently commented on QTWO shares. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered Q2 from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $50.00 target price for the company. in a research note on Tuesday, December 12th. BTIG Research reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $47.00 price objective on shares of Q2 in a research note on Sunday, November 5th. BidaskClub upgraded Q2 from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 14th. SunTrust Banks reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Q2 in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, Morgan Stanley increased their price objective on Q2 from $40.00 to $44.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $45.75.

In other news, SVP Barry G. Benton sold 1,425 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, January 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of $42.00, for a total transaction of $59,850.00. Following the sale, the senior vice president now owns 21,356 shares in the company, valued at $896,952. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, EVP John E. Breeden sold 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, November 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $43.14, for a total value of $431,400.00. Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 64,694 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,790,899.16. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 120,011 shares of company stock valued at $4,697,005 over the last quarter. Corporate insiders own 24.50% of the company’s stock.

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About Q2

Q2 Holdings, Inc is a provider of cloud-based digital banking solutions. The Company enables regional and community financial institutions (RCFIs), to deliver a suite of integrated digital banking services. The Company’s solutions all operate on a common platform that supports the delivery of unified digital banking services across online, mobile and voice channels.

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