Media stories about TeleTech (NASDAQ:TTEC) have been trending positive recently, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. TeleTech earned a media sentiment score of 0.31 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the business services provider an impact score of 46.1981245238219 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
Shares of TeleTech (NASDAQ:TTEC) opened at $40.30 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.64, a current ratio of 2.13 and a quick ratio of 2.13. The stock has a market cap of $1,850.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 38.75, a PEG ratio of 1.98 and a beta of 0.89. TeleTech has a 52 week low of $28.20 and a 52 week high of $43.75.
TeleTech (NASDAQ:TTEC) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 8th. The business services provider reported $0.38 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.38. The firm had revenue of $359.04 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $348.94 million. TeleTech had a net margin of 3.45% and a return on equity of 19.24%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 14.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.39 earnings per share. research analysts anticipate that TeleTech will post 1.75 EPS for the current year.
Several research analysts have weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of TeleTech from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday. ValuEngine cut shares of TeleTech from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, December 1st. BidaskClub raised shares of TeleTech from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, December 21st. Finally, SunTrust Banks reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $43.00 price objective on shares of TeleTech in a research note on Monday, October 9th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and three have given a hold rating to the stock. TeleTech presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $44.00.
In other news, SVP Steven C. Pollema sold 9,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, November 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $40.00, for a total value of $360,000.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Corporate insiders own 70.00% of the company’s stock.
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TeleTech Holdings, Inc (TeleTech) is a customer service provider that delivers consulting, technology, growth and customer care solutions on a global scale. The Company operates through four segments: Customer Management Services (CMS), Customer Growth Services (CGS), Customer Technology Services (CTS) and Customer Strategy Services (CSS).
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