Shares of Mattersight Corp. (NASDAQ:MATR) shot up 2.3% during mid-day trading on Monday . The company traded as high as $4.65 and last traded at $4.43, with a volume of 102,330 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $4.33.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut Mattersight Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 10th.

The stock’s market capitalization is $116.48 million. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $3.78 and its 200-day moving average price is $4.17.

Mattersight Corp. (NASDAQ:MATR) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 4th. The company reported ($0.24) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.15) by $0.09. The business earned $10.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $11.20 million. Equities analysts forecast that Mattersight Corp. will post ($0.73) EPS for the current year.

In related news, Director Henry Feinberg purchased 50,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 10th. The shares were bought at an average price of $3.51 per share, with a total value of $175,500.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, Director Michael John Murray purchased 100,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, May 9th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $3.45 per share, for a total transaction of $345,000.00. Following the purchase, the director now owns 563,553 shares in the company, valued at $1,944,257.85. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here.

Mattersight Corporation offers behavioral analytics and provides personality-based software products. The Company uses various applications, including predictive behavioral routing, performance management, quality assurance and predictive analytics (collectively, Behavioral Analytics) to analyze and predict customer behavior based on the language exchanged between agents and customers during brand interactions.

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