Natixis Advisors L.P. lifted its stake in Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFII) by 20.1% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 21,439 shares of the technology company’s stock after purchasing an additional 3,582 shares during the quarter. Natixis Advisors L.P.’s holdings in Electronics For Imaging were worth $586,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Needham Investment Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Electronics For Imaging by 10.9% in the 4th quarter. Needham Investment Management LLC now owns 204,000 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $6,024,000 after purchasing an additional 20,000 shares during the period. Pinebridge Investments L.P. boosted its holdings in shares of Electronics For Imaging by 108.8% in the 4th quarter. Pinebridge Investments L.P. now owns 50,395 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $1,488,000 after purchasing an additional 26,259 shares during the period. US Bancorp DE boosted its holdings in shares of Electronics For Imaging by 16.7% in the 4th quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 29,530 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $872,000 after purchasing an additional 4,224 shares during the period. Quadrature Capital Ltd purchased a new position in shares of Electronics For Imaging in the 4th quarter worth approximately $612,000. Finally, Glenmede Trust Co. NA boosted its holdings in shares of Electronics For Imaging by 27.0% in the 4th quarter. Glenmede Trust Co. NA now owns 1,161,394 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $34,294,000 after purchasing an additional 247,112 shares during the period.

Electronics For Imaging opened at $34.99 on Wednesday, according to MarketBeat. Electronics For Imaging, Inc. has a 52-week low of $25.28 and a 52-week high of $50.98. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.41, a current ratio of 2.55 and a quick ratio of 2.12. The firm has a market cap of $1.57 billion, a P/E ratio of 129.59, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 68.73 and a beta of 1.06.

Electronics For Imaging (NASDAQ:EFII) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, April 30th. The technology company reported $0.38 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.38. Electronics For Imaging had a positive return on equity of 0.36% and a negative net margin of 2.43%. The company had revenue of $239.90 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $236.62 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.55 EPS. Electronics For Imaging’s revenue was up 4.9% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts forecast that Electronics For Imaging, Inc. will post 0.17 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of brokerages have recently commented on EFII. TheStreet upgraded Electronics For Imaging from a “d+” rating to a “c” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 29th. Zacks Investment Research cut Electronics For Imaging from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 9th. Morgan Stanley lifted their target price on Electronics For Imaging from $27.00 to $28.00 and gave the stock an “underweight” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 1st. BidaskClub upgraded Electronics For Imaging from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, April 19th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded Electronics For Imaging from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 2nd. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Electronics For Imaging has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $42.22.

In related news, CEO Guy Gecht sold 9,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, April 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $28.82, for a total transaction of $259,380.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 298,006 shares in the company, valued at approximately $8,588,532.92. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 27,000 shares of company stock valued at $798,660. 1.63% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Electronics For Imaging Company Profile

Electronics for Imaging, Inc provides industrial format display graphics, corrugated packaging and display, textile, and ceramic tile decoration digital inkjet printers worldwide. Its Industrial Inkjet segment offers VUTEk format display graphics, Nozomi corrugated packaging and display, Reggiani textile, and Cretaprint ceramic tile decoration and building material industrial digital inkjet printers; digital ultra-violet curable, light emitting diode curable, ceramic, water-based, thermoforming, and specialty inks; various textile inks, including dye sublimation, pigmented, reactive dye, acid dye, pure disperse dye, and water-based dispersed printing inks, as well as coatings; digital inkjet printer parts; and professional services.

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