Headlines about Tyler Technologies (NYSE:TYL) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Tyler Technologies earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the technology company an impact score of 47.4305606912606 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:

Tyler Technologies (NYSE:TYL) opened at $187.41 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $7,040.00, a PE ratio of 48.18 and a beta of 1.00. Tyler Technologies has a 52-week low of $147.30 and a 52-week high of $204.62.

Several analysts have recently issued reports on TYL shares. Needham & Company LLC reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Tyler Technologies in a research report on Tuesday, October 24th. B. Riley reiterated a “neutral” rating and issued a $184.00 target price on shares of Tyler Technologies in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. Maxim Group set a $197.00 target price on shares of Tyler Technologies and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. Piper Jaffray Companies reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $200.00 target price on shares of Tyler Technologies in a research report on Friday, October 27th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Tyler Technologies from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $198.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating, six have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. Tyler Technologies currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $195.50.

In related news, Director Larry D. Leinweber sold 64,612 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $180.85, for a total transaction of $11,685,080.20. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, VP Brian K. Miller sold 5,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $176.86, for a total transaction of $884,300.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now owns 55,694 shares in the company, valued at $9,850,040.84. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 284,707 shares of company stock worth $51,517,784 over the last 90 days. 10.30% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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About Tyler Technologies

Tyler Technologies, Inc is a provider of information management solutions and services for the public sector, with a focus on local governments. The Company operates through two segments: Enterprise Software (ES) segment and The Appraisal and Tax (A&T) segment. ES segment provides municipal and county governments and schools with software systems and services for information technology and automation needs that includes back-office functions, such as financial management, courts and justice processes, public safety, planning regulatory and maintenance, and land and vital records management.

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