Luxoft (NYSE:LXFT) issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday morning. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.77-2.85 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.92. The company issued revenue guidance of $900-905 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $922.68 million.

Luxoft (LXFT) traded down $0.90 on Tuesday, hitting $53.30. 266,486 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 244,828. Luxoft has a 52 week low of $40.15 and a 52 week high of $67.85. The stock has a market cap of $1,780.89, a PE ratio of 32.46 and a beta of 1.42.

Luxoft (NYSE:LXFT) last released its earnings results on Thursday, November 16th. The software maker reported $0.66 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.53 by $0.13. Luxoft had a net margin of 6.72% and a return on equity of 17.81%. The company had revenue of $228.03 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $227.09 million. equities research analysts predict that Luxoft will post 2.18 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several analysts have commented on LXFT shares. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Luxoft from a hold rating to a strong sell rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 15th. KeyCorp reiterated a hold rating on shares of Luxoft in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. UBS Group boosted their price target on shares of Luxoft from $51.00 to $55.00 and gave the stock a neutral rating in a research note on Monday, November 20th. BidaskClub cut shares of Luxoft from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Finally, Pivotal Research started coverage on shares of Luxoft in a research note on Tuesday, December 5th. They issued a buy rating and a $70.00 price target on the stock. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $63.00.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in Luxoft stock. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its holdings in Luxoft Holding Inc (NYSE:LXFT) by 104.6% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 7,824 shares of the software maker’s stock after buying an additional 4,000 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc.’s holdings in Luxoft were worth $476,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Institutional investors own 52.23% of the company’s stock.

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Luxoft Company Profile

Luxoft Holding, Inc, is a provider of software development services and information technology (IT) solutions to a global client base consisting primarily of large multinational corporations. The Company’s software development services consist of custom software development and support, product engineering and testing, and technology consulting.

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