Shares of Fluent Inc (NASDAQ:FLNT) have earned an average broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the two brokers that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a strong buy recommendation.

Brokers have set a 12-month consensus price target of $4.20 for the company and are forecasting that the company will post $0.04 EPS for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned Fluent an industry rank of 195 out of 255 based on the ratings given to its competitors.

A number of brokerages have weighed in on FLNT. ValuEngine upgraded Fluent from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, June 2nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Fluent from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $3.25 price target on the stock in a research report on Monday, May 21st. Finally, Barrington Research reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $4.00 price target on shares of Fluent in a research report on Thursday, May 10th.

NASDAQ:FLNT traded down $0.15 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $2.30. The company had a trading volume of 437,699 shares, compared to its average volume of 717,932. Fluent has a one year low of $1.89 and a one year high of $5.27. The stock has a market capitalization of $188.04 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -3.26 and a beta of 0.06. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.32, a current ratio of 1.85 and a quick ratio of 1.85.

Fluent (NASDAQ:FLNT) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 8th. The company reported $0.03 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.01) by $0.04. Fluent had a negative return on equity of 13.51% and a negative net margin of 29.78%. The firm had revenue of $55.99 million for the quarter. research analysts expect that Fluent will post 0.17 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other Fluent news, CEO Ryan Schulke bought 37,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, May 11th. The shares were bought at an average price of $2.45 per share, for a total transaction of $90,650.00. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Director Peter Benz bought 15,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, May 11th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $2.34 per share, for a total transaction of $35,100.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders have bought 702,000 shares of company stock worth $1,901,088 in the last 90 days. Company insiders own 18.70% of the company’s stock.

About Fluent

Fluent, Inc, a data and analytics company, provides cloud-based information and performance marketing solutions to enterprises in various industries in the United States. It operates in two segments, Information Services and Performance Marketing. The Information Services segment provides solutions to organizations in the risk management and consumer marketing industries.

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