Media coverage about Five9 (NASDAQ:FIVN) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Five9 earned a daily sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the software maker an impact score of 46.502041902609 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:
- Keep watch on Popular stock: Five9, Inc. (FIVN) (stockquote.review)
- Global Speech Based Interactive Voice Response Software Market 2018 – Avaya Inc., AT&T Inc., IVR Lab, Five9, Inc. (marketingcorrect.com)
- Global Cloud-Based Contact Center Market Size 2018-2023| Oracle Corporation, FIVE9 Inc., Connect First Inc., Aspect … (healthcaretrends24.com)
- $1.52 EPS Expected for BOK Financial (BOKF); Five9, Inc. (FIVN) Covered By 7 Bulls (mtastar.com)
- Phone Is King for Customer Experience (nojitter.com)
FIVN has been the topic of several research analyst reports. SunTrust Banks initiated coverage on shares of Five9 in a research report on Wednesday, January 31st. They set a “buy” rating and a $30.00 target price on the stock. BidaskClub raised Five9 from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, March 3rd. KeyCorp reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $30.00 price target (up previously from $29.00) on shares of Five9 in a research note on Wednesday, February 21st. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Five9 from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 9th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $31.00 price target on shares of Five9 in a research note on Friday, February 23rd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $26.60.
Five9 (NASDAQ:FIVN) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 21st. The software maker reported $0.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $55.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $52.31 million. Five9 had a negative return on equity of 24.94% and a negative net margin of 4.48%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 25.3% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts expect that Five9 will post -0.15 EPS for the current fiscal year.
In related news, Director Michael Burkland sold 24,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, February 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $26.54, for a total value of $636,960.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, CEO Barry Zwarenstein sold 5,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, January 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $25.80, for a total transaction of $129,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 162,760 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,199,208. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 640,951 shares of company stock valued at $18,789,800 in the last three months. 5.10% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.
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Five9 Company Profile
Five9, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, provides cloud software for contact centers in the United States and internationally. It offers virtual contact center cloud platform that delivers a suite of applications which enables the breadth of contact center-related customer service, sales, and marketing functions; and acts as a hub for omnichannel engagement between the clients and their customers, which enables them to manage the end-to-end customer experience in a single unified architecture.
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