Five9 (FIVN) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Study Shows

Press coverage about Five9 (NASDAQ:FIVN) has trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Five9 earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the software maker an impact score of 45.4304120590199 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

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Several analysts recently weighed in on FIVN shares. Roth Capital reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Five9 in a report on Thursday, February 22nd. KeyCorp reissued a “buy” rating and set a $30.00 price target (up from $29.00) on shares of Five9 in a report on Wednesday, February 21st. SunTrust Banks started coverage on Five9 in a report on Wednesday, January 31st. They set a “buy” rating and a $30.00 price target for the company. BidaskClub raised Five9 from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 30th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity restated a “buy” rating and set a $31.00 price objective on shares of Five9 in a research note on Friday, February 23rd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Five9 presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $26.60.

Five9 stock opened at $28.41 on Friday. Five9 has a one year low of $17.30 and a one year high of $32.47. The company has a quick ratio of 2.35, a current ratio of 2.35 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.85.

Five9 (NASDAQ:FIVN) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 21st. The software maker reported $0.07 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.03. Five9 had a negative return on equity of 24.94% and a negative net margin of 4.48%. The firm had revenue of $55.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $52.31 million. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 25.3% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts forecast that Five9 will post -0.15 earnings per share for the current year.

In related news, CEO Barry Zwarenstein sold 5,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, January 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $25.80, for a total transaction of $129,000.00. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 162,760 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,199,208. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, President Daniel P. Burkland sold 10,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, January 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $24.32, for a total value of $243,200.00. Following the sale, the president now directly owns 178,291 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,336,037.12. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders sold 650,951 shares of company stock worth $19,033,000. Corporate insiders own 5.10% of the company’s stock.

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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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