Russell Investments Group Ltd. lifted its position in Bazaarvoice Inc (NASDAQ:BV) by 660.2% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 191,119 shares of the technology company’s stock after purchasing an additional 165,978 shares during the quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. owned 0.18% of Bazaarvoice worth $3,576,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of BV. Falcon Point Capital LLC bought a new stake in shares of Bazaarvoice in the 2nd quarter valued at about $2,330,000. Rhumbline Advisers lifted its stake in shares of Bazaarvoice by 18.0% in the 1st quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 37,891 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $546,000 after acquiring an additional 5,793 shares during the last quarter. We Are One Seven LLC lifted its stake in shares of Bazaarvoice by 48.2% in the 2nd quarter. We Are One Seven LLC now owns 24,195 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $452,000 after acquiring an additional 7,870 shares during the last quarter. MetLife Investment Advisors LLC lifted its stake in shares of Bazaarvoice by 56.1% in the 1st quarter. MetLife Investment Advisors LLC now owns 13,796 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $199,000 after acquiring an additional 4,960 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Metropolitan Life Insurance Co NY lifted its stake in shares of Bazaarvoice by 36.2% in the 1st quarter. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co NY now owns 10,542 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $151,000 after acquiring an additional 2,803 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 78.35% of the company’s stock.

BV traded up $0.39 during midday trading on Monday, reaching $19.01. 7,204 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 293,250. The firm has a fifty day moving average of $18.67 and a two-hundred day moving average of $16.94. Bazaarvoice Inc has a 52 week low of $9.05 and a 52 week high of $20.27.

Bazaarvoice (NASDAQ:BV) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, August 7th. The technology company reported $0.46 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.47 by ($0.01). The business had revenue of $657.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $668.65 million. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.47 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.3% on a year-over-year basis.

A number of research firms have commented on BV. Royal Bank of Canada upped their price target on Bazaarvoice to $21.00 and gave the company a “positive” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 3rd. Nomura reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $22.00 price target on shares of Bazaarvoice in a research report on Thursday, August 8th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered Bazaarvoice from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $18.00 price target for the company. in a research report on Thursday, July 18th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Bazaarvoice from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 price target for the company in a research report on Tuesday, July 9th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $19.33.

About Bazaarvoice

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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Bazaarvoice (NASDAQ:BV)

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