Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Acxiom (ACXM) Share Price

Media stories about Acxiom (NASDAQ:ACXM) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Acxiom earned a daily sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the information technology services provider an impact score of 45.6530794497848 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

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

Shares of Acxiom (NASDAQ:ACXM) opened at $32.22 on Tuesday. The company has a current ratio of 2.21, a quick ratio of 2.21 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.29. The stock has a market cap of $2,561.07, a P/E ratio of 268.50, a P/E/G ratio of 11.15 and a beta of 1.19. Acxiom has a 12-month low of $21.80 and a 12-month high of $32.93.

Acxiom (NASDAQ:ACXM) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, February 6th. The information technology services provider reported $0.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.20. The company had revenue of $234.87 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $237.36 million. Acxiom had a net margin of 1.14% and a return on equity of 2.77%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 5.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.24 earnings per share. equities analysts predict that Acxiom will post 0.29 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of analysts have recently commented on the stock. BidaskClub lowered shares of Acxiom from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 25th. Stephens reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $31.00 price target on shares of Acxiom in a research note on Wednesday, February 7th. BMO Capital Markets lifted their price target on shares of Acxiom from $32.00 to $36.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 7th. TheStreet upgraded shares of Acxiom from a “c” rating to a “b” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 6th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Acxiom from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 6th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $34.75.

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Acxiom Company Profile

Acxiom Corporation operates as a technology and enablement services company in the United States, Europe, the Asia-Pacific, and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Connectivity, Audience Solutions, and Marketing Services. The Connectivity segment provides a foundational identity resolution layer, which enables its clients to identify and reach consumers across channels and measure the impact of marketing on sales.

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