Media coverage about Five9 (NASDAQ:FIVN) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. 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. Five9 earned a daily sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the software maker an impact score of 45.627478046835 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:

FIVN has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Canaccord Genuity restated a “buy” rating and issued a $20.00 target price on shares of Five9 in a research note on Monday, May 1st. Pacific Crest restated a “buy” rating and issued a $22.00 target price on shares of Five9 in a research note on Thursday, May 4th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Five9 from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $23.00 target price for the company in a research note on Monday, May 8th. BidaskClub cut shares of Five9 from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 14th. Finally, Northland Securities set a $25.00 target price on shares of Five9 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 19th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $22.29.

Five9 (NASDAQ:FIVN) opened at 20.84 on Friday. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $21.84 and a 200-day moving average of $19.43. Five9 has a one year low of $12.58 and a one year high of $24.80. The stock’s market cap is $1.15 billion.

In other Five9 news, EVP Gaurav Passi sold 75,046 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 24th. The shares were sold at an average price of $21.44, for a total value of $1,608,986.24. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 132,980 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,851,091.20. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, CEO Michael Burkland sold 24,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, May 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $21.86, for a total transaction of $524,640.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 988,575 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $21,610,249.50. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 253,773 shares of company stock valued at $5,531,835 in the last ninety days. Corporate insiders own 9.10% of the company’s stock.

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About Five9

Five9 Inc (Five9) is a provider of cloud software for contact centers. The Company’s purpose-built Virtual Contact Center (VCC) cloud platform delivers a suite of applications that enable the breadth of contact center-related customer service, sales and marketing functions. The Company’s solution, which consists of its VCC cloud platform and applications, allows simultaneous management and optimization of customer interactions across voice, chat, e-mail, Web, social media and mobile channels, either directly or through its application programming interfaces (APIs).

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