Press coverage about TTEC (NASDAQ:TTEC) has trended positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog 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. TTEC earned a news sentiment score of 0.31 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 46.1981245238219 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Several research firms recently weighed in on TTEC. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of TTEC from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $45.00 price target for the company in a research report on Saturday, January 6th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of TTEC from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st. SunTrust Banks reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $43.00 price objective on shares of TTEC in a report on Monday, October 9th. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded shares of TTEC from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, December 21st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and three have assigned a hold rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $44.00.
TTEC (TTEC) traded down $1.30 during trading hours on Monday, hitting $37.85. 73,674 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 46,028. 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 $1,794.99, a PE ratio of 35.86, a P/E/G ratio of 1.93 and a beta of 0.82. TTEC has a 1 year low of $28.20 and a 1 year high of $43.75.
TTEC (NASDAQ:TTEC) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 8th. The business services provider reported $0.38 earnings per share 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. TTEC had a net margin of 3.45% and a return on equity of 19.24%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 14.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.39 EPS. equities analysts predict that TTEC will post 1.75 earnings per share for the current year.
In other news, SVP Steven C. Pollema sold 9,000 shares of the firm’s 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 document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. 70.00% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
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TTEC Holdings, Inc, formerly TeleTech Holdings, Inc, 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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