Equities analysts expect HubSpot Inc (NYSE:HUBS) to post earnings per share (EPS) of $0.30 for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Eleven analysts have made estimates for HubSpot’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $0.29 and the highest is $0.31. HubSpot posted earnings of $0.12 per share during the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year over year growth rate of 150%. The firm is scheduled to announce its next quarterly earnings report after the market closes on Tuesday, February 12th.

On average, analysts expect that HubSpot will report full-year earnings of $0.81 per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.80 to $0.84. For the next financial year, analysts anticipate that the business will report earnings of $1.16 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.89 to $1.34. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share calculations are an average based on a survey of sell-side research analysts that follow HubSpot.

A number of equities analysts recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded HubSpot from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $170.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Monday, January 28th. Morgan Stanley lifted their price objective on HubSpot from $141.00 to $146.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 8th. Oppenheimer lifted their price objective on HubSpot from $150.00 to $160.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 8th. Finally, Raymond James lifted their price objective on HubSpot from $150.00 to $155.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 8th. Nine equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, ten have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. HubSpot presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $153.35.

HubSpot stock traded up $2.19 during trading on Monday, reaching $167.63. 571,081 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 599,186. HubSpot has a 52-week low of $92.00 and a 52-week high of $168.95. The company has a market cap of $6.51 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of -164.34 and a beta of 1.92. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.37, a quick ratio of 3.15 and a current ratio of 3.15.

In related news, insider Hunter Madeley sold 1,005 shares of HubSpot stock in a transaction on Monday, February 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $160.54, for a total value of $161,342.70. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, General Counsel John P. Kelleher sold 389 shares of HubSpot stock in a transaction on Monday, February 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $160.54, for a total value of $62,450.06. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders sold 69,630 shares of company stock valued at $8,855,559. 9.60% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in HUBS. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its stake in HubSpot by 3.1% in the 3rd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 3,171,764 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $478,778,000 after buying an additional 95,762 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc grew its stake in shares of HubSpot by 3.1% during the third quarter. Vanguard Group Inc now owns 3,171,764 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $478,778,000 after acquiring an additional 95,762 shares in the last quarter. Capital Research Global Investors grew its stake in shares of HubSpot by 164.5% during the third quarter. Capital Research Global Investors now owns 1,900,059 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $286,814,000 after acquiring an additional 1,181,611 shares in the last quarter. Jennison Associates LLC grew its stake in shares of HubSpot by 2.2% during the fourth quarter. Jennison Associates LLC now owns 963,745 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $121,172,000 after acquiring an additional 20,323 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Scge Management L.P. grew its stake in shares of HubSpot by 10.4% during the third quarter. Scge Management L.P. now owns 878,650 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $132,632,000 after acquiring an additional 83,000 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 93.19% of the company’s stock.

About HubSpot

HubSpot, Inc provides a cloud-based marketing and sales software platform for businesses in the Americas, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. Its software platform includes integrated applications, such as social media, search engine optimization, blogging, Website content management, marketing automation, email, sales productivity, CRM, analytics, and reporting.

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