News headlines about eGain (NASDAQ:EGAN) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty 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. eGain earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the technology company an impact score of 44.0762992195963 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Several analysts recently weighed in on the company. Dougherty & Co reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of eGain in a report on Monday, December 18th. Zacks Investment Research lowered eGain from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, November 20th. Craig Hallum upgraded eGain from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $4.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. Roth Capital assumed coverage on eGain in a research report on Wednesday, January 17th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $8.00 price objective on the stock. Finally, ValuEngine lowered eGain from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, December 1st. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $4.63.
eGain (NASDAQ EGAN) traded down $0.05 during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $5.85. The company had a trading volume of 92,200 shares, compared to its average volume of 215,707. eGain has a 1 year low of $1.30 and a 1 year high of $6.10. The firm has a market cap of $160.82, a P/E ratio of -39.00 and a beta of 0.67. The company has a current ratio of 0.61, a quick ratio of 0.61 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -0.91.
In other news, CFO Eric Smit sold 7,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Saturday, December 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $5.22, for a total transaction of $39,150.00. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now owns 270,365 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,411,305.30. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Insiders sold a total of 20,000 shares of company stock worth $99,900 in the last ninety days. 39.00% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
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eGain Corporation (eGain) provides cloud-based and on-site customer engagement software solutions. The Company optimizes service processes across the Web, social and phone channels. The Company’s solutions help business to consumer (B2C) businesses to operationalize digital customer engagement strategies.
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