News stories about Electronics for Imaging (NASDAQ:EFII) have trended somewhat negative on Monday, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Electronics for Imaging earned a media sentiment score of -0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the technology company an impact score of 46.018087069701 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern’s analysis:

Shares of Electronics for Imaging (NASDAQ EFII) opened at 26.05 on Monday. Electronics for Imaging has a 52-week low of $25.99 and a 52-week high of $51.15. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $48.54 and a 200-day moving average of $47.28. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.21 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.74 and a beta of 1.23.

A number of research firms recently issued reports on EFII. Sidoti downgraded shares of Electronics for Imaging from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday. Cross Research cut shares of Electronics for Imaging from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday. Morgan Stanley cut shares of Electronics for Imaging from an “equal weight” rating to an “underweight” rating in a research report on Friday. Longbow Research cut shares of Electronics for Imaging from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research report on Friday. Finally, Loop Capital initiated coverage on shares of Electronics for Imaging in a research report on Monday, July 24th. They set a “buy” rating and a $58.00 target price on the stock. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $54.67.

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In other news, Director Thomas Georgens sold 25,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $46.56, for a total transaction of $1,164,000.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 68,500 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,189,360. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, CEO Guy Gecht sold 9,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, July 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $48.25, for a total value of $434,250.00. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 386,760 shares in the company, valued at approximately $18,661,170. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 75,176 shares of company stock worth $3,563,183 in the last 90 days. Company insiders own 1.88% of the company’s stock.

Electronics for Imaging Company Profile

Electronics For Imaging, Inc 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. It operates through three segments. The Industrial Inkjet segment consists of its VUTEk and Matan super-wide and wide format display graphics, Reggiani textile, Jetrion label and packaging and Cretaprint ceramic tile decoration and construction material industrial digital inkjet printers; ceramic, water-based, and thermoforming ink, and digital inkjet printer parts, and professional services.

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