Equities analysts expect Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFII) to report sales of $218.89 million for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have made estimates for Electronics For Imaging’s earnings, with the highest sales estimate coming in at $219.90 million and the lowest estimate coming in at $217.88 million. Electronics For Imaging reported sales of $239.87 million during the same quarter last year, which would suggest a negative year-over-year growth rate of 8.7%. The firm is expected to issue its next earnings report on Monday, April 29th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Electronics For Imaging will report full year sales of $990.49 million for the current fiscal year, with estimates ranging from $976.70 million to $1.02 billion. For the next year, analysts expect that the firm will post sales of $1.03 billion, with estimates ranging from $1.00 billion to $1.05 billion. Zacks’ sales calculations are a mean average based on a survey of analysts that that provide coverage for Electronics For Imaging.

Electronics For Imaging (NASDAQ:EFII) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January 30th. The technology company reported $0.46 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.46. Electronics For Imaging had a negative net margin of 0.10% and a negative return on equity of 0.13%. The business had revenue of $256.95 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $256.10 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.52 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was down 4.5% on a year-over-year basis.

EFII has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Electronics For Imaging from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Monday, January 21st. Loop Capital lowered their price objective on shares of Electronics For Imaging to $35.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, January 16th. BidaskClub raised shares of Electronics For Imaging from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, January 12th. Citigroup lowered their price objective on shares of Electronics For Imaging to $32.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, January 16th. Finally, TheStreet downgraded shares of Electronics For Imaging from a “c-” rating to a “d+” rating in a research note on Friday, December 14th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Electronics For Imaging presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $29.16.

A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its stake in Electronics For Imaging by 1.3% in the third quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 4,534,498 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $154,535,000 after buying an additional 58,334 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc boosted its holdings in Electronics For Imaging by 1.3% in the third quarter. Vanguard Group Inc now owns 4,534,498 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $154,535,000 after purchasing an additional 58,334 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its holdings in Electronics For Imaging by 6.9% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 3,013,657 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $74,740,000 after purchasing an additional 195,146 shares during the last quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. boosted its holdings in Electronics For Imaging by 3.2% in the fourth quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 1,687,644 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $41,854,000 after purchasing an additional 52,200 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Aristotle Capital Boston LLC boosted its holdings in Electronics For Imaging by 13.9% in the third quarter. Aristotle Capital Boston LLC now owns 562,541 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $19,171,000 after purchasing an additional 68,501 shares during the last quarter.

NASDAQ EFII traded up $0.39 during trading on Friday, hitting $29.37. 7,509 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 410,554. The firm has a market cap of $1.21 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of -1,466.00 and a beta of 1.09. The company has a quick ratio of 1.12, a current ratio of 1.34 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.16. Electronics For Imaging has a 12-month low of $19.76 and a 12-month high of $35.62.

Electronics For Imaging Company Profile

Electronics for Imaging, Inc provides industrial format display graphics, corrugated packaging and display, textile, and ceramic tile decoration digital inkjet printers worldwide. Its Industrial Inkjet segment offers VUTEk format display graphics, Nozomi corrugated packaging and display, Reggiani textile, and Cretaprint ceramic tile decoration and building material industrial digital inkjet printers; digital ultra-violet curable, light emitting diode curable, ceramic, water-based, thermoforming, and specialty inks; various textile inks, including dye sublimation, pigmented, reactive dye, acid dye, pure disperse dye, and water-based dispersed printing inks, as well as coatings; digital inkjet printer parts; and professional services.

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