Media headlines about Five9 (NASDAQ:FIVN) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Five9 earned a news sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the software maker an impact score of 46.1158898339498 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
A number of research firms recently weighed in on FIVN. KeyCorp reissued an “overweight” rating and issued a $29.00 price objective (up from $27.00) on shares of Five9 in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Five9 from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $28.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Monday, November 13th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Five9 from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, December 2nd. Northland Securities reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $25.00 price objective on shares of Five9 in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of Five9 from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, November 10th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $26.43.
Five9 (NASDAQ:FIVN) opened at $24.31 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.04, a current ratio of 2.17 and a quick ratio of 2.17. Five9 has a one year low of $13.52 and a one year high of $27.81.
In other Five9 news, EVP Scott Welch sold 3,902 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $25.30, for a total value of $98,720.60. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 105,003 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,656,575.90. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, EVP Daniel P. Burkland sold 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $22.12, for a total transaction of $221,200.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 146,436 shares in the company, valued at $3,239,164.32. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 828,877 shares of company stock worth $20,048,350 over the last 90 days. Insiders own 9.10% of the company’s stock.
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Five9 Company Profile
Five9 Inc (Five9) is a provider of cloud software for contact centers. The Company’s purpose-built Virtual Contact Center (VCC) cloud platform delivers a suite of applications that enable the breadth of contact center-related customer service, sales and marketing functions. The Company’s solution, which consists of its VCC cloud platform and applications, allows simultaneous management and optimization of customer interactions across voice, chat, e-mail, Web, social media and mobile channels, either directly or through its application programming interfaces (APIs).
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