Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:TYPE) VP Janet M. Dunlap sold 8,063 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $25.00, for a total transaction of $201,575.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 92,913 shares in the company, valued at $2,322,825. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link.

Shares of Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (TYPE) opened at $25.30 on Friday. Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. has a 1-year low of $15.75 and a 1-year high of $25.40. The firm has a market cap of $1,055.88, a PE ratio of 133.16, a PEG ratio of 8.43 and a beta of 0.98. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.30, a current ratio of 2.43 and a quick ratio of 2.43.

Monotype Imaging Holdings (NASDAQ:TYPE) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 31st. The software maker reported $0.03 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.03. Monotype Imaging Holdings had a net margin of 0.06% and a return on equity of 2.47%. The business had revenue of $60.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $59.35 million. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.18 EPS. The company’s revenue was up 15.9% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts predict that Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. will post 0.2 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, January 22nd. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, January 2nd will be issued a $0.113 dividend. This represents a $0.45 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.79%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 29th.

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A number of analysts have recently weighed in on TYPE shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Monotype Imaging Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 price target on the stock in a report on Monday, August 21st. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Monotype Imaging Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 6th. Finally, B. Riley raised their price target on shares of Monotype Imaging Holdings from $20.00 to $24.50 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $22.75.

Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Pinebridge Investments L.P. raised its position in shares of Monotype Imaging Holdings by 2.4% in the 2nd quarter. Pinebridge Investments L.P. now owns 5,514 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $101,000 after purchasing an additional 131 shares during the last quarter. Advisor Group Inc. raised its position in shares of Monotype Imaging Holdings by 85.7% in the 2nd quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 6,981 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $127,000 after purchasing an additional 3,222 shares during the last quarter. UBS Group AG raised its position in shares of Monotype Imaging Holdings by 12.2% in the 1st quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 6,994 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $141,000 after purchasing an additional 759 shares during the last quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue raised its position in shares of Monotype Imaging Holdings by 79.1% in the 2nd quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue now owns 8,204 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $150,000 after purchasing an additional 3,624 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan raised its position in shares of Monotype Imaging Holdings by 4.0% in the 2nd quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 9,890 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $181,000 after purchasing an additional 380 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 85.67% of the company’s stock.

About Monotype Imaging Holdings

Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc is engaged in the development, marketing and licensing of technologies and fonts. The Company empowers expression and engagement for creatives, designers, engineers and marketers. It organizes its business operations into two areas: creative professionals and original equipment manufacturer (OEM).

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