GABELLI & Co INVESTMENT ADVISERS INC. acquired a new stake in Bazaarvoice Inc (NASDAQ:BV) in the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor acquired 968,950 shares of the technology company’s stock, valued at approximately $5,281,000.

A number of other large investors have also made changes to their positions in BV. Fox Run Management L.L.C. bought a new position in shares of Bazaarvoice during the 4th quarter worth $101,000. SG Americas Securities LLC grew its stake in shares of Bazaarvoice by 109.1% during the 3rd quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 21,021 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $104,000 after acquiring an additional 10,967 shares during the period. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC grew its stake in shares of Bazaarvoice by 50.3% during the 2nd quarter. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC now owns 22,202 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $110,000 after acquiring an additional 7,430 shares during the period. Jane Street Group LLC grew its stake in shares of Bazaarvoice by 111.8% during the 3rd quarter. Jane Street Group LLC now owns 24,458 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $121,000 after acquiring an additional 12,913 shares during the period. Finally, Tudor Investment Corp ET AL grew its stake in shares of Bazaarvoice by 6.6% during the 2nd quarter. Tudor Investment Corp ET AL now owns 24,612 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $122,000 after acquiring an additional 1,516 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 78.35% of the company’s stock.

In other Bazaarvoice news, insider Kelly Trammell sold 12,607 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $5.45, for a total value of $68,708.15. Following the sale, the insider now owns 126,290 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $688,280.50. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Company insiders own 5.64% of the company’s stock.

A number of brokerages recently issued reports on BV. Zacks Investment Research cut Bazaarvoice from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 30th. BidaskClub cut Bazaarvoice from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Friday, January 26th. Needham & Company LLC cut Bazaarvoice from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 28th. ValuEngine cut Bazaarvoice from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, January 13th. Finally, Northland Securities cut Bazaarvoice to a “hold” rating and set a $5.50 price objective on the stock. in a report on Tuesday, November 28th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $5.96.

Shares of Bazaarvoice Inc (NASDAQ:BV) opened at $5.50 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $474.10, a PE ratio of -50.00 and a beta of 0.77. Bazaarvoice Inc has a 1-year low of $3.80 and a 1-year high of $5.50.

Bazaarvoice (NASDAQ:BV) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November 27th. The technology company reported $0.06 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.04. Bazaarvoice had a negative return on equity of 4.42% and a negative net margin of 4.40%. The firm had revenue of $53.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $50.83 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.02 EPS. The company’s revenue was up 6.0% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts anticipate that Bazaarvoice Inc will post -0.08 earnings per share for the current year.

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Bazaarvoice Company Profile

Bazaarvoice, Inc offers solutions and services that allow its retailer and brand clients to understand that consumer voice and the role it plays in influencing purchasing decisions, both online and offline. The Company’s solutions collect, curate and display consumer-generated content, including ratings and reviews, questions and answers, customer stories, and social posts, photos and videos.

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