Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFII) has earned an average rating of “Hold” from the nine research firms that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month target price among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $34.25.

A number of equities research analysts recently commented on the company. BidaskClub upgraded Electronics For Imaging from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, September 21st. ValuEngine lowered Electronics For Imaging from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, August 13th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Electronics For Imaging from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $35.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, October 16th.

A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its holdings in Electronics For Imaging by 1.3% during the 3rd 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. Legal & General Group Plc lifted its holdings in Electronics For Imaging by 6.6% during the 3rd quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 102,729 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $3,489,000 after buying an additional 6,357 shares in the last quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in Electronics For Imaging by 5.0% during the 3rd quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 87,709 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $2,989,000 after buying an additional 4,200 shares in the last quarter. MetLife Investment Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in Electronics For Imaging by 31.9% during the 3rd quarter. MetLife Investment Advisors LLC now owns 29,256 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $997,000 after buying an additional 7,070 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Crestline Management LP lifted its holdings in Electronics For Imaging by 207.9% during the 3rd quarter. Crestline Management LP now owns 120,777 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $4,116,000 after buying an additional 81,549 shares in the last quarter.

NASDAQ EFII traded down $1.53 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $27.26. 494,184 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 500,697. The firm has a market cap of $1.22 billion, a PE ratio of 100.96, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 87.24 and a beta of 1.00. Electronics For Imaging has a one year low of $25.28 and a one year high of $35.62.

Electronics For Imaging (NASDAQ:EFII) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October 29th. The technology company reported $0.50 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.50. The business had revenue of $257.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $263.24 million. Electronics For Imaging had a positive return on equity of 0.51% and a negative net margin of 2.27%. Electronics For Imaging’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.48 EPS. On average, research analysts anticipate that Electronics For Imaging will post 0.11 earnings per share for the current year.

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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