Equities analysts expect Asure Software Inc (NASDAQ:ASUR) to post earnings of $0.15 per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Three analysts have made estimates for Asure Software’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.13 and the highest estimate coming in at $0.17. Asure Software also posted earnings of $0.15 per share in the same quarter last year. The firm is expected to issue its next earnings report on Monday, November 12th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Asure Software will report full year earnings of $0.66 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.63 to $0.68. For the next year, analysts expect that the company will post earnings of $0.86 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.75 to $0.94. Zacks’ earnings per share averages are an average based on a survey of research firms that follow Asure Software.

Asure Software (NASDAQ:ASUR) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, August 8th. The technology company reported $0.14 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.12 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $21.77 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $21.53 million. Asure Software had a positive return on equity of 9.05% and a negative net margin of 11.85%.

A number of brokerages have issued reports on ASUR. Barrington Research set a $25.00 price objective on Asure Software and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday. ValuEngine downgraded Asure Software from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, August 17th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Asure Software from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, June 18th. Lake Street Capital upped their price objective on Asure Software to $20.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 10th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity restated a “buy” rating and issued a $21.00 price objective on shares of Asure Software in a research note on Thursday, May 10th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $20.14.

NASDAQ:ASUR traded up $0.14 during trading on Friday, reaching $14.32. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 87,789 shares, compared to its average volume of 238,318. The company has a market capitalization of $211.46 million, a PE ratio of 31.82, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.89 and a beta of 1.22. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.06, a current ratio of 1.54 and a quick ratio of 1.52. Asure Software has a 12 month low of $9.89 and a 12 month high of $19.78.

In other news, Director Daniel M. Gill sold 500,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, June 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.45, for a total transaction of $8,225,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. 18.20% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

Several hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of ASUR. Dubuque Bank & Trust Co. bought a new position in shares of Asure Software during the 1st quarter worth $125,000. Element Capital Management LLC bought a new position in shares of Asure Software during the 1st quarter worth $142,000. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. bought a new position in shares of Asure Software during the 4th quarter worth $150,000. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. bought a new position in shares of Asure Software during the 1st quarter worth $187,000. Finally, Cynosure Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of Asure Software during the 2nd quarter worth $201,000. Institutional investors own 49.50% of the company’s stock.

About Asure Software

Asure Software Inc provides cloud-based software-as-a-service time and labor management, and workspace management solutions worldwide. The company's product line includes AsureSpace workplace management solutions that enable organizations to manage their office environments and optimize real estate utilization; and AsureForce time and labor management solutions to help organizations optimize workforce, as well as control labor administration costs and activities.

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