Shares of CSG Systems International Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGS) saw an uptick in trading volume on Tuesday . 275,431 shares were traded during trading, an increase of 105% from the previous session’s volume of 134,500 shares.The stock last traded at $41.34 and had previously closed at $41.22.

Several research firms have issued reports on CSGS. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of CSG Systems International from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, May 26th. Stifel Nicolaus increased their price objective on shares of CSG Systems International from $47.00 to $49.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, May 5th.

The firm’s 50-day moving average is $41.06 and its 200 day moving average is $40.67. The company has a market cap of $1.27 billion and a P/E ratio of 18.61.

CSG Systems International (NASDAQ:CSGS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 4th. The company reported $0.77 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.68 by $0.09. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.51 EPS. The company earned $186.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $187.50 million. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up .3% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts predict that CSG Systems International Inc. will post $2.65 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, June 30th. Investors of record on Wednesday, June 15th were paid a dividend of $0.185 per share. This represents a $0.74 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.78%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, June 13th.

In related news, EVP Kenneth M. Kennedy sold 4,000 shares of CSG Systems International stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $42.58, for a total transaction of $170,320.00. Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 35,486 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,510,993.88. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, CAO Joseph Thomas Ruble sold 13,977 shares of CSG Systems International stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, May 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $42.13, for a total value of $588,851.01. Following the sale, the chief accounting officer now directly owns 96,593 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,069,463.09. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

A number of hedge funds have modified their holdings of the stock. Rhumbline Advisers increased its stake in shares of CSG Systems International by 4.9% in the fourth quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 42,643 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,534,000 after buying an additional 2,010 shares during the period. Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. increased its stake in shares of CSG Systems International by 62.0% in the fourth quarter. Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. now owns 59,933 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,156,000 after buying an additional 22,933 shares during the period. California State Teachers Retirement System increased its stake in shares of CSG Systems International by 1.7% in the fourth quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 60,729 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,185,000 after buying an additional 1,015 shares during the period. Redwood Investments LLC increased its stake in shares of CSG Systems International by 27.0% in the fourth quarter. Redwood Investments LLC now owns 79,760 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,870,000 after buying an additional 16,961 shares during the period. Finally, New York State Common Retirement Fund increased its stake in shares of CSG Systems International by 145.7% in the fourth quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 122,831 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,419,000 after buying an additional 72,830 shares during the period.

CSG Systems International, Inc is a provider of business support solutions primarily serving the communications industry. The Company’s solutions coordinate and manage various aspects of service providers’ customer interactions, from the activation of customer accounts, to the support of various service activities, and through the presentment, collection and accounts receivables management of monthly customer statements.

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