Acxiom (ACXM) Getting Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Accern Reports

News coverage about Acxiom (NASDAQ:ACXM) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Acxiom earned a coverage optimism score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the information technology services provider an impact score of 46.2471818537075 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

ACXM has been the topic of a number of research reports. Cantor Fitzgerald reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $35.00 price target on shares of Acxiom in a report on Thursday, November 2nd. Dougherty & Co reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Acxiom in a report on Thursday, August 17th. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $32.00 price target on shares of Acxiom in a report on Wednesday, November 22nd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Acxiom from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. Acxiom presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $32.33.

Shares of Acxiom (NASDAQ:ACXM) opened at $27.12 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 2.23, a quick ratio of 2.23 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.30. Acxiom has a 1-year low of $21.80 and a 1-year high of $30.40. The stock has a market cap of $2,157.83, a price-to-earnings ratio of 113.50, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 5.24 and a beta of 1.30.

Acxiom (NASDAQ:ACXM) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The information technology services provider reported $0.22 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.17 by $0.05. Acxiom had a negative net margin of 1.31% and a positive return on equity of 2.61%. The business had revenue of $225.24 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $222.05 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.18 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.7% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts forecast that Acxiom will post 0.35 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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About Acxiom

Acxiom Corporation (Acxiom) is a technology and enablement services company. The Company operates through three business segments: Marketing Services, Audience Solutions, and Connectivity. The Company’s Marketing Services segment helps clients to unify data at individual level. The Audience Solutions segment helps clients to validate the accuracy of their people-based data, enhance it with additional insight and keep it up to date, enabling clients to reach desired audiences with relevant messages.

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