News articles about ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ:ACIW) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. ACI Worldwide earned a coverage optimism score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the technology company an impact score of 43.6019450206011 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ:ACIW) opened at $23.34 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $2,733.25, a PE ratio of 70.73, a PEG ratio of 3.79 and a beta of 1.24. ACI Worldwide has a 1 year low of $19.55 and a 1 year high of $25.00. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.87, a current ratio of 1.16 and a quick ratio of 1.16.
Several analysts have issued reports on the stock. BidaskClub raised shares of ACI Worldwide from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of ACI Worldwide from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 17th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $26.00.
In other news, EVP Anthony M. Scotto, Jr. sold 40,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, February 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.73, for a total value of $949,200.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, Director James Mcgroddy sold 30,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $22.40, for a total transaction of $672,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 76,896 shares in the company, valued at $1,722,470.40. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 190,000 shares of company stock worth $4,326,300 over the last three months. Insiders own 4.20% of the company’s stock.
ACI Worldwide Company Profile
ACI Worldwide, Inc develops, markets, installs and supports a line of software products and services primarily focused on facilitating electronic payments. The Company also distributes or acts as a sales agent for software developed by third parties. Its products and services are used principally by financial institutions, retailers, billers and electronic payment processors, both in domestic and international markets.
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