Headlines about ChannelAdvisor (NYSE:ECOM) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. ChannelAdvisor earned a media sentiment score of 0.03 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the software maker an impact score of 45.1015999128612 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

ChannelAdvisor (NYSE:ECOM) traded down $0.05 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $8.95. 168,900 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 145,850. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.01, a current ratio of 1.94 and a quick ratio of 1.94. ChannelAdvisor has a 12-month low of $8.30 and a 12-month high of $15.15. The stock has a market capitalization of $239.13, a price-to-earnings ratio of -22.37 and a beta of 0.10.

ChannelAdvisor (NYSE:ECOM) last released its earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The software maker reported ($0.15) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.17) by $0.02. ChannelAdvisor had a negative net margin of 8.54% and a negative return on equity of 9.48%. The firm had revenue of $30.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $30.08 million. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned ($0.12) earnings per share. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 7.5% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts forecast that ChannelAdvisor will post -0.58 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

ECOM has been the topic of several recent research reports. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “buy” rating and set a $13.00 price target on shares of ChannelAdvisor in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. BidaskClub lowered shares of ChannelAdvisor from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th. Needham & Company LLC reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $18.00 price target on shares of ChannelAdvisor in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of ChannelAdvisor from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday. Finally, Dougherty & Co assumed coverage on shares of ChannelAdvisor in a research note on Tuesday, December 19th. They set a “neutral” rating on the stock. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. ChannelAdvisor currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $14.13.

In other ChannelAdvisor news, insider M Scot Wingo sold 15,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, October 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.04, for a total value of $180,600.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, Director Joseph L. Cowan purchased 16,870 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 14th. The stock was bought at an average price of $8.48 per share, for a total transaction of $143,057.60. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders have purchased 30,000 shares of company stock worth $257,913 over the last 90 days. Insiders own 11.30% of the company’s stock.

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ChannelAdvisor Company Profile

Channeladvisor Corporation is a provider of Software as a service (SaaS) solutions. The Company’s SaaS solutions enable retailer and branded manufacturer customers to integrate, manage and optimize their merchandise sales via hundreds of online channels. The Company’s platform enable its customers to connect with new and existing sources of demand for their products, including e-commerce marketplaces, such as Amazon, eBay, Jet.com, Newegg, Sears and Walmart, search engines and comparison shopping Websites, such as Google, Microsoft’s Bing and Nextag, and social channels, such as Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest.

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