Media headlines about Upland Software (NASDAQ:UPLD) have trended positive on Sunday, according to Accern. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Upland Software earned a daily sentiment score of 0.29 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the software maker an impact score of 47.9758448778479 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
Upland Software (UPLD) traded down $0.32 during trading on Friday, hitting $20.86. The stock had a trading volume of 458,200 shares, compared to its average volume of 124,218. Upland Software has a twelve month low of $8.19 and a twelve month high of $25.56. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.71, a current ratio of 1.41 and a quick ratio of 1.41.
Upland Software (NASDAQ:UPLD) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The software maker reported $0.25 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.01. Upland Software had a negative return on equity of 14.39% and a negative net margin of 18.89%. The business had revenue of $26.07 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $25.33 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.11 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 35.5% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts anticipate that Upland Software will post 0.34 EPS for the current fiscal year.
UPLD has been the subject of several analyst reports. TheStreet upgraded Upland Software from a “d” rating to a “c-” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Upland Software from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $28.00 price target for the company in a research note on Saturday, July 22nd. Canaccord Genuity upped their price target on Upland Software from $25.00 to $27.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, August 14th. Finally, BidaskClub cut Upland Software from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, July 31st. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. Upland Software currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $27.40.
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In other Upland Software news, major shareholder Systems Corp Wave sold 20,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $22.46, for a total value of $449,200.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, Director David May sold 25,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, September 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $21.43, for a total value of $535,750.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 138,500 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,968,055. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 170,108 shares of company stock valued at $3,743,473 in the last quarter. 30.20% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
About Upland Software
Upland Software Inc is a provider of cloud-based enterprise work management software. The Company provides a family of cloud-based enterprise work management software applications for the information technology, process excellence, finance, professional services and marketing functions within organizations.
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