Media headlines about Cogint (NASDAQ:COGT) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Cogint earned a coverage optimism score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the technology company an impact score of 44.8247371470009 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:
- Cogint, Inc. (COGT) – Technical Roundup – Wall Street Morning (wallstreetmorning.com)
- Zacks: Cogint, Inc. (COGT) Given Consensus Rating of “Strong Buy” by Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
- Hot Stock in the Spotlight – Cogint Inc (NASDAQ: COGT) – Stocks Pen (stockspen.com)
- Investor’s Alert (RSI Analysis) – Cogint, Inc. (NASDAQ: COGT) – The Investor Guide (wallstreetnews24.com)
- Edited Transcript of COGT earnings conference call or presentation 14-Mar-18 8:30pm GMT (finance.yahoo.com)
Several analysts have recently weighed in on COGT shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Cogint from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 8th. ValuEngine downgraded Cogint from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, March 1st. Barrington Research restated a “buy” rating and set a $4.00 target price on shares of Cogint in a research note on Monday, February 26th. Finally, Chardan Capital set a $7.00 target price on Cogint and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 27th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $5.75.
In other Cogint news, CEO Ryan Schulke bought 100,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, February 13th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $2.93 per share, with a total value of $293,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, insider Matthew Conlin bought 20,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, February 13th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $2.81 per share, for a total transaction of $56,200.00. Following the acquisition, the insider now directly owns 2,828,235 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $7,947,340.35. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders have bought 122,000 shares of company stock worth $355,400 in the last ninety days. Corporate insiders own 54.10% of the company’s stock.
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Cogint Company Profile
IDI, Inc, formerly Tiger Media, Inc, is a data and analytics company providing information and marketing solutions to businesses in a range of industries. The Company operates through two segments: Information Services and Performance Marketing. The Company serves the risk management and the consumer marketing industries through its consolidated subsidiaries, Interactive Data, LLC and Fluent, LLC, respectively.
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