$0.39 EPS Expected for Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (EFII) This Quarter

Wall Street analysts expect Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFII) to post $0.39 earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Four analysts have issued estimates for Electronics For Imaging’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $0.37 to $0.41. Electronics For Imaging reported earnings per share of $0.55 in the same quarter last year, which indicates a negative year over year growth rate of 29.1%. The company is scheduled to report its next earnings results on Thursday, April 19th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Electronics For Imaging will report full year earnings of $2.18 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.11 to $2.30. For the next financial year, analysts forecast that the company will post earnings of $2.40 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.17 to $2.65. Zacks’ earnings per share calculations are an average based on a survey of analysts that follow Electronics For Imaging.

Electronics For Imaging (NASDAQ:EFII) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January 31st. The technology company reported $0.52 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.53 by ($0.01). The firm had revenue of $269.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $264.62 million. Electronics For Imaging had a negative net margin of 1.54% and a positive return on equity of 1.46%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up .9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.77 EPS.

Several equities analysts have commented on the company. TheStreet lowered Electronics For Imaging from a “c” rating to a “d+” rating in a research report on Thursday, February 1st. ValuEngine lowered Electronics For Imaging from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. Griffin Securities reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Electronics For Imaging in a research report on Thursday, February 1st. Barclays lowered Electronics For Imaging from an “equal weight” rating to an “underweight” rating and lowered their price target for the stock from $33.00 to $31.00 in a research report on Wednesday, January 10th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Electronics For Imaging from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, December 1st. Five analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company. Electronics For Imaging currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $42.78.

In other news, CEO Guy Gecht sold 9,000 shares of Electronics For Imaging stock in a transaction dated Monday, January 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $30.31, for a total value of $272,790.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 324,450 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $9,834,079.50. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. In the last ninety days, insiders sold 36,000 shares of company stock valued at $1,075,860. 1.88% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Large investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC purchased a new position in Electronics For Imaging in the 3rd quarter worth about $213,000. Shelton Capital Management purchased a new position in Electronics For Imaging in the 2nd quarter worth about $219,000. Flinton Capital Management LLC raised its position in Electronics For Imaging by 70.7% in the 2nd quarter. Flinton Capital Management LLC now owns 4,760 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $225,000 after buying an additional 1,972 shares during the last quarter. Citigroup Inc. raised its position in Electronics For Imaging by 13.2% in the 2nd quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 5,817 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $276,000 after buying an additional 678 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Stoneridge Investment Partners LLC purchased a new position in Electronics For Imaging in the 3rd quarter worth about $282,000.

Shares of Electronics For Imaging (NASDAQ EFII) traded down $0.34 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $25.75. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 841,454 shares, compared to its average volume of 634,751. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.41, a current ratio of 2.58 and a quick ratio of 2.14. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,192.08, a price-to-earnings ratio of -78.03, a P/E/G ratio of 23.50 and a beta of 1.07. Electronics For Imaging has a fifty-two week low of $25.28 and a fifty-two week high of $51.15.

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About Electronics For Imaging

Electronics For Imaging, Inc is engaged in digital printing, focused on the transformation of the printing, packaging, ceramic tile decoration, and textile industries from the use of traditional analog-based printing to digital on-demand printing. It operates through three segments. The Industrial Inkjet segment consists of its VUTEk and Matan super-wide and wide format display graphics, Reggiani textile, Jetrion label and packaging and Cretaprint ceramic tile decoration and construction material industrial digital inkjet printers; ceramic, water-based, and thermoforming ink, and digital inkjet printer parts, and professional services.

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