Media headlines about Jack Henry & Associates (NASDAQ:JKHY) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Jack Henry & Associates earned a news sentiment score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the technology company an impact score of 46.8276500929159 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Separately, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Jack Henry & Associates from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th.

Shares of Jack Henry & Associates (JKHY) traded down 0.31% during trading on Friday, hitting $105.74. 263,267 shares of the stock were exchanged. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $105.46 and its 200-day moving average price is $98.58. The company has a market cap of $8.21 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 31.33 and a beta of 0.75. Jack Henry & Associates has a one year low of $79.00 and a one year high of $109.67.

In other news, VP Mark S. Forbis sold 900 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, May 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $96.75, for a total value of $87,075.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 1,064 shares in the company, valued at approximately $102,942. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Director Wesley A. Brown sold 2,800 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $104.90, for a total transaction of $293,720.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 80,278 shares in the company, valued at $8,421,162.20. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders sold 13,350 shares of company stock worth $1,383,334. Company insiders own 0.80% of the company’s stock.

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Jack Henry & Associates Company Profile

Jack Henry & Associates, Inc is a provider of information processing solutions for community banks. The Company offers a range of products and services, including processing transactions, automating business processes, and managing information financial institutions and diverse corporate entities. It operates in two segments: bank systems and services (Bank) and credit union systems and services (Credit Union).

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