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. The stock had previously closed at $4.33.

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

The firm’s 50 day moving average is $3.82 and its 200-day moving average is $4.14. The stock’s market capitalization is $121.53 million.

In other news, Director Michael John Murray bought 100,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, May 9th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $3.45 per share, with a total value of $345,000.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 563,553 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,944,257.85. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, CEO Kelly D. Conway sold 40,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, June 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $3.97, for a total value of $158,800.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 1,123,518 shares in the company, valued at $4,460,366.46. The disclosure for this sale 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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