Care.com Inc (NASDAQ:CRCM) shares shot up 3.8% during trading on Tuesday . The company traded as high as $10.46 and last traded at $10.44, with a volume of 118,447 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $10.06.

A number of research firms have recently commented on CRCM. Needham & Company LLC reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $12.00 price objective (up previously from $9.00) on shares of Care.com in a report on Thursday, June 30th. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Care.com in a research report on Thursday, June 30th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Care.com in a research report on Thursday, June 30th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut Care.com from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, August 1st.

The company’s market capitalization is $299.44 million. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $10.90 and a 200-day moving average of $8.34.

Care.com (NASDAQ:CRCM) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, July 27th. The company reported ($0.03) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.02) by $0.01. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned ($0.12) earnings per share. The firm earned $38.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $37.97 million. The company’s revenue was up 16.0% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts forecast that Care.com Inc will post $0.17 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In related news, CEO Sheila Lirio Marcelo sold 10,440 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, June 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $8.70, for a total value of $90,828.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 844,904 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $7,350,664.80. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, CFO Michael Echenberg sold 13,088 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, June 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $8.77, for a total value of $114,781.76. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 31,300 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $274,501. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Care.com, Inc is an online marketplace for finding and managing family care. The Company has approximately 18.4 million members, including over 10.3 million families and approximately 8.1 million caregivers, spanning over 20 countries. Its consumer matching solutions allow families to search for, qualify, vet, connect with and select caregivers.

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