News articles about Cogint (NASDAQ:COGT) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Cogint earned a news impact score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the technology company an impact score of 44.6470093300831 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
- Cogint, Inc. (NASDAQ:COGT) – Where Relative Volume Stands? – Nasdaq Journal (nasdaqjournal.com)
- FOREWARN Partners with Greater Erie Board of Realtors (finance.yahoo.com)
- Monthly downswing – Cogint, Inc. (COGT) stock lost -15.07% – The Stocks News (press release) (thestocksnews.com)
- Hot Stock to Track – Cogint Inc (NASDAQ: COGT) – Alpha Beta Stock (alphabetastock.com)
- Should You Buy Cogint (COGT) Ahead of Earnings? – Yahoo Finance (finance.yahoo.com)
Several research firms recently weighed in on COGT. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Cogint from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 14th. Barrington Research reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $4.00 target price on shares of Cogint in a research note on Monday, February 26th. Chardan Capital set a $7.00 price target on shares of Cogint and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 27th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered shares of Cogint from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 1st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $6.33.
In other news, insider Matthew Conlin bought 20,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, February 13th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $2.81 per share, with a total value of $56,200.00. Following the acquisition, the insider now owns 2,828,235 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $7,947,340.35. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, Director Michael Brauser bought 18,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 15th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $3.65 per share, for a total transaction of $65,700.00. Following the acquisition, the director now directly owns 329,235 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,201,707.75. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders have purchased a total of 141,500 shares of company stock worth $426,700 in the last ninety days. 54.10% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
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