Lionbridge Technologies Inc. (LIOX) Trading 3.4% Higher
Shares of Lionbridge Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:LIOX) traded up 3.4% during trading on Monday . The stock traded as high as $4.25 and last traded at $4.22, with a volume of 347,259 shares. The stock had previously closed at $4.08.
Several analysts have recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Lionbridge Technologies from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday. TheStreet downgraded Lionbridge Technologies from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, June 3rd. B. Riley reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $6.75 price objective on shares of Lionbridge Technologies in a research note on Thursday, May 12th. Finally, Barrington Research lowered their price objective on Lionbridge Technologies from $8.00 to $7.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research note on Monday, May 9th.
The firm has a market capitalization of $256.70 million and a P/E ratio of 22.57. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $4.19 and its 200-day moving average is $4.52.
Lionbridge Technologies (NASDAQ:LIOX) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, May 5th. The company reported $0.09 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.03. The company earned $136.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $138.01 million. Lionbridge Technologies’s revenue was down .2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.14 earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Lionbridge Technologies Inc. will post $0.62 EPS for the current year.
In other news, CEO Rory J. Cowan acquired 21,052 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 10th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $4.38 per share, with a total value of $92,207.76. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 4,595,818 shares in the company, valued at approximately $20,129,682.84. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.
A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of LIOX. Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its stake in Lionbridge Technologies by 0.3% in the fourth quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 257,649 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,268,000 after buying an additional 659 shares during the last quarter. Buckhead Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in Lionbridge Technologies by 49.9% in the fourth quarter. Buckhead Capital Management LLC now owns 207,039 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,017,000 after buying an additional 68,951 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its stake in Lionbridge Technologies by 4.1% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 2,036,108 shares of the company’s stock valued at $9,997,000 after buying an additional 80,305 shares during the last quarter.
Lionbridge Technologies, Inc (Lionbridge) is a provider of globalization solutions. The Company provides translation, online marketing, global content management and application testing solutions that ensure local relevancy, global brand consistency and technical usability. The Company operates in three segments: Global Language and Content (GLC), Global Enterprise Solutions (GES) and Interpretation Services.
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