News stories about ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ:ACIW) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. ACI Worldwide earned a news impact score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the technology company an impact score of 46.2153164658654 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- ACI Worldwide, Inc.: ACI Worldwide and Dedagroup Bring Real-Time Payments to Italy in Response to Increasing Consumer Demand (finanznachrichten.de)
- ACI Worldwide : and Dedagroup Bring Real-Time Payments to Italy in Response to Increasing Consumer Demand (4-traders.com)
- ACI Partners with Zelle® to Offer Real-Time Payments for Financial Institutions (finance.yahoo.com)
- ACI Worldwide : Announces U.S. UP Immediate Payments Start UP ProgramSupporting The Clearing Houses New Real-time Payments System (4-traders.com)
- ACI Worldwide, Inc. (ACIW) Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages (americanbankingnews.com)
Several research firms have issued reports on ACIW. DA Davidson began coverage on ACI Worldwide in a report on Thursday, August 31st. They set a “buy” rating and a $26.00 price objective on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded ACI Worldwide from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, November 6th. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded ACI Worldwide from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, August 14th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. ACI Worldwide currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $26.00.
In other news, Director James Mcgroddy sold 30,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.07, for a total value of $692,100.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 88,896 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,050,830.72. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. 4.20% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
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About ACI Worldwide
ACI Worldwide, Inc develops, markets, installs and supports a line of software products and services primarily focused on facilitating electronic payments. The Company also distributes or acts as a sales agent for software developed by third parties. Its products and services are used principally by financial institutions, retailers, billers and electronic payment processors, both in domestic and international markets.
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