News headlines about Upland Software (NASDAQ:UPLD) have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Upland Software earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the software maker an impact score of 46.8073344409501 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:

Shares of Upland Software (NASDAQ UPLD) opened at $21.86 on Thursday. The company has a current ratio of 1.28, a quick ratio of 1.28 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.94. Upland Software has a 52-week low of $8.19 and a 52-week high of $25.56.

Upland Software (NASDAQ:UPLD) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The software maker reported $0.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.24 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $26.07 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $25.33 million. Upland Software had a negative net margin of 18.89% and a negative return on equity of 13.22%. The firm’s revenue was up 35.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.11 earnings per share. research analysts expect that Upland Software will post 0.48 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several research analysts have commented on the stock. BidaskClub cut shares of Upland Software from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday. ValuEngine lowered shares of Upland Software from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, December 1st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Upland Software from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $23.00 price target for the company in a research report on Friday, November 17th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $26.40.

In related news, CEO John T. Mcdonald sold 35,196 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $21.44, for a total transaction of $754,602.24. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 1,922,022 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $41,208,151.68. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, CFO Michael Douglass Hill sold 20,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $21.43, for a total transaction of $428,600.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 308,837 shares in the company, valued at approximately $6,618,376.91. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 216,350 shares of company stock valued at $4,777,315 over the last three months. 30.20% of the stock is owned by insiders.

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Upland Software Company Profile

Upland Software Inc is a provider of cloud-based enterprise work management software. The Company provides a family of cloud-based enterprise work management software applications for the information technology, process excellence, finance, professional services and marketing functions within organizations.

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