Media stories about Acxiom (NASDAQ:ACXM) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern rates 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 negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Acxiom earned a daily sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the information technology services provider an impact score of 46.0835993421182 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

ACXM has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Cantor Fitzgerald restated a “buy” rating and set a $33.00 price objective on shares of Acxiom in a report on Friday, September 22nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Acxiom from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Finally, BMO Capital Markets restated a “buy” rating and set a $32.00 price objective on shares of Acxiom in a report on Wednesday, November 22nd. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $32.33.

Shares of Acxiom (NASDAQ ACXM) opened at $28.21 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $2,240.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of -188.07, a PEG ratio of 5.42 and a beta of 1.29. The company has a current ratio of 2.23, a quick ratio of 2.23 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.30. Acxiom has a twelve month low of $21.80 and a twelve month high of $30.40.

Acxiom (NASDAQ:ACXM) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The information technology services provider reported $0.22 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.17 by $0.05. Acxiom had a negative net margin of 1.31% and a positive return on equity of 2.61%. The firm had revenue of $225.24 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $222.05 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.18 EPS. The firm’s revenue was up 3.7% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts predict that Acxiom will post 0.35 earnings per share for the current year.

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Acxiom Company Profile

Acxiom Corporation (Acxiom) is a technology and enablement services company. The Company operates through three business segments: Marketing Services, Audience Solutions, and Connectivity. The Company’s Marketing Services segment helps clients to unify data at individual level. The Audience Solutions segment helps clients to validate the accuracy of their people-based data, enhance it with additional insight and keep it up to date, enabling clients to reach desired audiences with relevant messages.

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