Electronics for Imaging Inc. (NASDAQ:EFII) has been given an average rating of “Buy” by the ten analysts that are covering the firm. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating on the company. The average twelve-month price objective among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $52.40.

A number of research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Brean Capital reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $60.00 price objective on shares of Electronics for Imaging in a report on Friday, September 16th. William Blair assumed coverage on shares of Electronics for Imaging in a report on Friday, September 9th. They set an “outperform” rating for the company. Stifel Nicolaus assumed coverage on shares of Electronics for Imaging in a report on Thursday, August 25th. They set a “buy” rating and a $53.00 price objective for the company. TheStreet upgraded shares of Electronics for Imaging from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, July 29th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Electronics for Imaging from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, July 29th.

In other Electronics for Imaging news, CEO Guy Gecht sold 36,023 shares of Electronics for Imaging stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 24th. The shares were sold at an average price of $45.40, for a total value of $1,635,444.20. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 448,213 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $20,348,870.20. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Corporate insiders own 2.24% of the company’s stock.

A number of hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Raymond James & Associates raised its stake in shares of Electronics for Imaging by 1.1% in the second quarter. Raymond James & Associates now owns 5,026 shares of the company’s stock valued at $216,000 after buying an additional 57 shares in the last quarter. Paradigm Asset Management Co. LLC raised its stake in Electronics for Imaging by 1.9% in the second quarter. Paradigm Asset Management Co. LLC now owns 5,500 shares of the company’s stock valued at $237,000 after buying an additional 100 shares during the period. PineBridge Investments L.P. raised its stake in Electronics for Imaging by 3.7% in the second quarter. PineBridge Investments L.P. now owns 5,974 shares of the company’s stock valued at $257,000 after buying an additional 214 shares during the period. Legal & General Group Plc raised its stake in Electronics for Imaging by 2.3% in the second quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 10,456 shares of the company’s stock valued at $440,000 after buying an additional 238 shares during the period. Finally, Capstone Asset Management Co. raised its stake in Electronics for Imaging by 1.8% in the second quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. now owns 14,273 shares of the company’s stock valued at $614,000 after buying an additional 250 shares during the period.

Shares of Electronics for Imaging (NASDAQ:EFII) traded down 0.08% on Friday, reaching $48.88. 50,788 shares of the company were exchanged. Electronics for Imaging has a 12-month low of $35.88 and a 12-month high of $49.82. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.28 billion, a PE ratio of 84.13 and a beta of 1.26. The company’s 50 day moving average is $46.13 and its 200 day moving average is $43.43.

Electronics for Imaging (NASDAQ:EFII) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July 25th. The company reported $0.56 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.58 by $0.02. The company earned $346 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $247.61 million. Electronics for Imaging had a return on equity of 7.78% and a net margin of 2.87%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 21.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.48 earnings per share. Analysts forecast that Electronics for Imaging will post $2.45 earnings per share for the current year.

Electronics for Imaging Company Profile

Electronics For Imaging, Inc (EFI) is engaged in digital printing, focused on the transformation of the printing, packaging, ceramic tile decoration, and textile industries from the use of traditional analog-based printing to digital on-demand printing. The Company operates through three segments: Industrial Inkjet, Productivity Software and Fiery.

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