Care.com Inc (NYSE:CRCM) has been assigned an average rating of “Hold” from the seven analysts that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat reports. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month price objective among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $13.00.

Several research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Care.com from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $17.00 target price on the stock in a report on Thursday, January 9th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Care.com from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, December 21st. BTIG Research cut shares of Care.com from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, December 20th. Stifel Nicolaus raised their target price on shares of Care.com from $10.00 to $12.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 6th. Finally, TheStreet upgraded shares of Care.com from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating in a report on Thursday, December 26th.

NYSE CRCM remained flat at $$14.98 on Friday. 199,520 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,048,690. Care.com has a twelve month low of $7.61 and a twelve month high of $25.81. The company has a current ratio of 2.57, a quick ratio of 2.57 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.23. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $13.99 and a 200-day moving average price of $11.52. The firm has a market cap of $496.26 million, a PE ratio of -16.28 and a beta of 1.03.

Care.com (NYSE:CRCM) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 6th. The information services provider reported $0.11 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.04) by $0.15. Care.com had a negative net margin of 9.43% and a positive return on equity of 7.48%. The business had revenue of $53.29 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $52.23 million. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.18 earnings per share. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 8.4% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts predict that Care.com will post 0.13 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In related news, insider David Krupinski sold 2,926 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.69, for a total value of $37,130.94. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 159,737 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,027,062.53. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, CEO Sheila Lirio Marcelo sold 9,396 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.69, for a total value of $119,235.24. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 1,254,178 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $15,915,518.82. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 14,522 shares of company stock worth $184,284 in the last 90 days. Company insiders own 28.10% of the company’s stock.

Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio purchased a new stake in Care.com in the third quarter worth $60,000. Pacer Advisors Inc. purchased a new stake in Care.com in the second quarter worth $79,000. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC purchased a new stake in Care.com in the second quarter worth $89,000. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System purchased a new stake in Care.com in the third quarter worth $109,000. Finally, Harbourvest Partners LLC purchased a new stake in Care.com in the second quarter worth $144,000. 74.27% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Care.com Company Profile

Care.com, Inc operates an online marketplace for finding and managing family care in the United States and internationally. The company helps families to address their lifecycle of care needs, including child care, senior care, and special needs care, as well as other non-medical family care needs, such as pet care, tutoring, and housekeeping; and enables caregivers to find full-time and part-time employment opportunities.

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