News headlines about Everi Holdings (NYSE:EVRI) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm, a service of Accern, identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. AlphaOne ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Everi Holdings earned a news sentiment score of 0.12 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also assigned media coverage about the credit services provider an impact score of 0 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Everi Holdings (NYSE:EVRI) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, May 9th. The credit services provider reported ($0.05) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.14) by $0.09. Everi Holdings had a negative return on equity of 4.76% and a negative net margin of 14.04%. The firm had revenue of $237.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $235.41 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned ($0.20) earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 13.7% on a year-over-year basis.
A number of analysts have weighed in on the stock. Telsey Advisory Group raised shares of Everi Holdings from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and raised their price objective for the stock from $2.50 to $6.00 in a report on Wednesday, March 15th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Everi Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $4.50 price objective on the stock in a report on Friday, March 17th. Craig Hallum raised shares of Everi Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $5.00 target price on the stock in a report on Wednesday, March 15th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus lifted their target price on shares of Everi Holdings from $6.50 to $7.50 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 10th.
In other Everi Holdings news, Director Eileen F. Raney bought 14,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 16th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $6.73 per share, with a total value of $94,220.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now owns 50,000 shares in the company, valued at $336,500. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. 4.10% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
About Everi Holdings
Everi Holdings Inc is a holding company. The Company operates through subsidiaries, including Everi Games Holding Inc (Everi Games Holding) and Everi Payments Inc (Everi Payments or Payments). The Company operates through two segments: Games and Payments. The Company provides video and mechanical reel gaming content and technology solutions, integrated gaming payments solutions, and compliance and efficiency software.
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