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Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (BATS:CBOE) boasts a Price to Book ratio of 3.293823. This ratio is calculated by dividing the current share price by the …

Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (BATS:CBOE) boasts a Price to Book ratio of 3.293823. This ratio is calculated by dividing the current share price by the book value per share. Investors may use Price to Book to display how the market portrays the value of a stock. Checking in on some other ratios, the company has a Price to Cash Flow ratio of 19.964994, and a current Price to Earnings ratio of 25.290885. The P/E ratio is one of the most common ratios used for figuring out whether a company is overvalued or undervalued.

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Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (BATS:CBOE) has a current MF Rank of 2822. Developed by hedge fund manager Joel Greenblatt, the intention of the formula is to spot high quality companies that are trading at an attractive price. The formula uses ROIC and earnings yield ratios to find quality, undervalued stocks. In general, companies with the lowest combined rank may be the higher quality picks.

There are many different tools to determine whether a company is profitable or not. One of the most popular ratios is the “Return on Assets” (aka ROA). This score indicates how profitable a company is relative to its total assets. The Return on Assets for Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (BATS:CBOE) is 0.080160. This number is calculated by dividing net income after tax by the company’s total assets. A company that manages their assets well will have a higher return, while a company that manages their assets poorly will have a lower return.

The Piotroski F-Score is a scoring system between 1-9 that determines a firm’s financial strength. The score helps determine if a company’s stock is valuable or not. The Piotroski F-Score of Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (BATS:CBOE) is 5. A score of nine indicates a high value stock, while a score of one indicates a low value stock. The score is calculated by the return on assets (ROA), Cash flow return on assets (CFROA), change in return of assets, and quality of earnings. It is also calculated by a change in gearing or leverage, liquidity, and change in shares in issue. The score is also determined by change in gross margin and change in asset turnover.

Further, we can see that Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (BATS:CBOE) has a Shareholder Yield of 0.024032 and a Shareholder Yield (Mebane Faber) of 0.02491. The first value is calculated by adding the dividend yield to the percentage of repurchased shares. The second value adds in the net debt repaid yield to the calculation. Shareholder yield has the ability to show how much money the firm is giving back to shareholders via a few different avenues. Companies may issue new shares and buy back their own shares. This may occur at the same time. Investors may also use shareholder yield to gauge a baseline rate of return.

Volatility/PI

Stock volatility is a percentage that indicates whether a stock is a desirable purchase. Investors look at the Volatility 12m to determine if a company has a low volatility percentage or not over the course of a year. The Volatility 12m of Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (BATS:CBOE) is 27.840600. This is calculated by taking weekly log normal returns and standard deviation of the share price over one year annualized. The lower the number, a company is thought to have low volatility. The Volatility 3m is a similar percentage determined by the daily log normal returns and standard deviation of the share price over 3 months. The Volatility 3m of Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (BATS:CBOE) is 24.735300. The Volatility 6m is the same, except measured over the course of six months. The Volatility 6m is 23.307600.

The Price Index is a ratio that indicates the return of a share price over a past period. The price index of Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (BATS:CBOE) for last month was 1.01021. This is calculated by taking the current share price and dividing by the share price one month ago. If the ratio is greater than 1, then that means there has been an increase in price over the month. If the ratio is less than 1, then we can determine that there has been a decrease in price. Similarly, investors look up the share price over 12 month periods. The Price Index 12m for Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (BATS:CBOE) is 0.80771.

Checking in on some valuation rankings, Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (BATS:CBOE) has a Value Composite score of 54. Developed by James O’Shaughnessy, the VC score uses five valuation ratios. These ratios are price to earnings, price to cash flow, EBITDA to EV, price to book value, and price to sales. The VC is displayed as a number between 1 and 100. In general, a company with a score closer to 0 would be seen as undervalued, and a score closer to 100 would indicate an overvalued company. Adding a sixth ratio, shareholder yield, we can view the Value Composite 2 score which is currently sitting at 47.

Investors may be interested in viewing the Gross Margin score on shares of Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (BATS:CBOE). The name currently has a score of 48.00000. This score is derived from the Gross Margin (Marx) stability and growth over the previous eight years. The Gross Margin score lands on a scale from 1 to 100 where a score of 1 would be considered positive, and a score of 100 would be seen as negative.

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Stora Enso Oyj (HLSE:STERV) has a Price to Book ratio of 1.406562. This ratio has been calculated by dividing the current share price by the book value per share. Investors may use Price to Book to display how the market portrays the value of a stock. Checking in on some other ratios, the company has a Price to Cash Flow ratio of 8.648041, and a current Price to Earnings ratio of 9.322469. The P/E ratio is one of the most common ratios used for figuring out whether a company is overvalued or undervalued.

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Further, we can see that Stora Enso Oyj (HLSE:STERV) has a Shareholder Yield of 0.041946 and a Shareholder Yield (Mebane Faber) of 0.00721. The first value is calculated by adding the dividend yield to the percentage of repurchased shares. The second value adds in the net debt repaid yield to the calculation. Shareholder yield has the ability to show how much money the firm is giving back to shareholders via a few different avenues. Companies may issue new shares and buy back their own shares. This may occur at the same time. Investors may also use shareholder yield to gauge a baseline rate of return.

Checking in on some valuation rankings, Stora Enso Oyj (HLSE:STERV) has a Value Composite score of 16. Developed by James O’Shaughnessy, the VC score uses five valuation ratios. These ratios are price to earnings, price to cash flow, EBITDA to EV, price to book value, and price to sales. The VC is displayed as a number between 1 and 100. In general, a company with a score closer to 0 would be seen as undervalued, and a score closer to 100 would indicate an overvalued company. Adding a sixth ratio, shareholder yield, we can view the Value Composite 2 score which is currently sitting at 11.

Stora Enso Oyj (HLSE:STERV) has a current MF Rank of 3754. Developed by hedge fund manager Joel Greenblatt, the intention of the formula is to spot high quality companies that are trading at an attractive price. The formula uses ROIC and earnings yield ratios to find quality, undervalued stocks. In general, companies with the lowest combined rank may be the higher quality picks.

There are many different tools to determine whether a company is profitable or not. One of the most popular ratios is the “Return on Assets” (aka ROA). This score indicates how profitable a company is relative to its total assets. The Return on Assets for Stora Enso Oyj (HLSE:STERV) is 0.086066. This number is calculated by dividing net income after tax by the company’s total assets. A company that manages their assets well will have a higher return, while a company that manages their assets poorly will have a lower return.

The Piotroski F-Score is a scoring system between 1-9 that determines a firm’s financial strength. The score helps determine if a company’s stock is valuable or not. The Piotroski F-Score of Stora Enso Oyj (HLSE:STERV) is 8. A score of nine indicates a high value stock, while a score of one indicates a low value stock. The score is calculated by the return on assets (ROA), Cash flow return on assets (CFROA), change in return of assets, and quality of earnings. It is also calculated by a change in gearing or leverage, liquidity, and change in shares in issue. The score is also determined by change in gross margin and change in asset turnover.

Volatility/PI

Stock volatility is a percentage that indicates whether a stock is a desirable purchase. Investors look at the Volatility 12m to determine if a company has a low volatility percentage or not over the course of a year. The Volatility 12m of Stora Enso Oyj (HLSE:STERV) is 32.221400. This is calculated by taking weekly log normal returns and standard deviation of the share price over one year annualized. The lower the number, a company is thought to have low volatility. The Volatility 3m is a similar percentage determined by the daily log normal returns and standard deviation of the share price over 3 months. The Volatility 3m of Stora Enso Oyj (HLSE:STERV) is 35.474400. The Volatility 6m is the same, except measured over the course of six months. The Volatility 6m is 36.056300.

The Price Index is a ratio that indicates the return of a share price over a past period. The price index of Stora Enso Oyj (HLSE:STERV) for last month was 0.96919. This is calculated by taking the current share price and dividing by the share price one month ago. If the ratio is greater than 1, then that means there has been an increase in price over the month. If the ratio is less than 1, then we can determine that there has been a decrease in price. Similarly, investors look up the share price over 12 month periods. The Price Index 12m for Stora Enso Oyj (HLSE:STERV) is 0.83453.

Investors may be interested in viewing the Gross Margin score on shares of Stora Enso Oyj (HLSE:STERV). The name currently has a score of 8.00000. This score is derived from the Gross Margin (Marx) stability and growth over the previous eight years. The Gross Margin score lands on a scale from 1 to 100 where a score of 1 would be considered positive, and a score of 100 would be seen as negative.

When dealing with the volatility and unpredictability of the stock market, investors may have to learn how to deal with their emotions. There are many factors that can have a big impact on the portfolio. Maintaining discipline can be one of the most important factors. From time to time, investors will be overcome by fear during a large market selloff. On the other side, investors may become extremely excited during a widespread market move to the upside. When these situations occur, investors tend to make better decisions if they are able to keep emotions out of play and stick to the original plan. Buying and selling at the wrong time can lead to portfolio underperformance, and it may damage investor confidence in the future.

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BWX Technologies (BWXT) Issues Earnings Results

BWX Technologies had a return on equity of 66.38% and a net margin of … The company has a market capitalization of $4.71 billion, a P/E ratio of …

BWX Technologies logoBWX Technologies (NYSE:BWXT) released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, February 25th. The technology company reported $0.74 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.59 by $0.15, Briefing.com reports. The company had revenue of $478.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $475.02 million. BWX Technologies had a return on equity of 66.38% and a net margin of 10.81%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 11.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.47 earnings per share. BWX Technologies updated its FY 2019 guidance to $2.50-2.50 EPS and its FY19 guidance to approx $2.50 EPS.

BWXT opened at $49.55 on Thursday. BWX Technologies has a 12 month low of $35.91 and a 12 month high of $72.18. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.93, a quick ratio of 1.90 and a current ratio of 1.90. The company has a market capitalization of $4.71 billion, a P/E ratio of 20.73, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.99 and a beta of 0.91.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 28th. Investors of record on Monday, March 11th will be given a $0.17 dividend. This is a boost from BWX Technologies’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.16. This represents a $0.68 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.37%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 8th. BWX Technologies’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 26.78%.

In related news, VP Jason S. Kerr sold 6,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, March 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $48.96, for a total value of $293,760.00. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 8,213 shares in the company, valued at approximately $402,108.48. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 0.52% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Several brokerages have recently weighed in on BWXT. Zacks Investment Research raised BWX Technologies from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 15th. Maxim Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $60.00 target price on shares of BWX Technologies in a research report on Monday, January 7th. ValuEngine raised BWX Technologies from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, November 19th. Drexel Hamilton reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $55.00 target price on shares of BWX Technologies in a research report on Thursday, November 15th. Finally, Bank of America downgraded BWX Technologies from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating and set a $52.00 price target for the company. in a report on Friday, March 1st. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $57.88.

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About BWX Technologies

BWX Technologies, Inc manufactures and sells nuclear components to the United States government. The company operates in three segments: Nuclear Operations, Technical Services, and Nuclear Energy. The Nuclear Operations segment offers precision naval nuclear components and reactors; close-tolerance and equipment for nuclear applications; and components for defense applications, as well as critical nuclear components, fuels, and assemblies for government and other uses.

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Earnings History for BWX Technologies (NYSE:BWXT)

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Insider Selling: Alteryx Inc (AYX) SVP Sells 7500 Shares of Stock

Alteryx Inc (NYSE:AYX) SVP Christopher M. Lal sold 7,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, March 12th. The shares were …

Alteryx logoAlteryx Inc (NYSE:AYX) SVP Christopher M. Lal sold 7,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, March 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $76.57, for a total transaction of $574,275.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

Christopher M. Lal also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, February 28th, Christopher M. Lal sold 2,997 shares of Alteryx stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $76.30, for a total transaction of $228,671.10.
  • On Wednesday, January 30th, Christopher M. Lal sold 2,757 shares of Alteryx stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $68.69, for a total transaction of $189,378.33.
  • On Friday, December 14th, Christopher M. Lal sold 795 shares of Alteryx stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $61.48, for a total transaction of $48,876.60.

Shares of AYX stock traded down $0.56 on Wednesday, reaching $75.50. The stock had a trading volume of 1,130,700 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,095,369. The company has a market cap of $4.72 billion, a P/E ratio of -377.50 and a beta of 1.10. Alteryx Inc has a 1 year low of $30.45 and a 1 year high of $79.97. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88, a current ratio of 2.64 and a quick ratio of 2.64.

Alteryx (NYSE:AYX) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 27th. The company reported ($0.01) EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.02) by $0.01. The company had revenue of $60.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $57.59 million. Alteryx had a negative return on equity of 7.06% and a negative net margin of 6.72%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.02 earnings per share. Alteryx’s revenue for the quarter was up 56.7% compared to the same quarter last year. As a group, analysts expect that Alteryx Inc will post 0.06 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of AYX. Capital World Investors lifted its holdings in Alteryx by 87.8% in the third quarter. Capital World Investors now owns 3,230,433 shares of the company’s stock valued at $184,813,000 after acquiring an additional 1,510,000 shares during the period. Renaissance Technologies LLC lifted its holdings in Alteryx by 444.3% in the third quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 894,298 shares of the company’s stock valued at $51,163,000 after acquiring an additional 730,000 shares during the period. Franklin Resources Inc. lifted its holdings in Alteryx by 644.7% in the third quarter. Franklin Resources Inc. now owns 773,719 shares of the company’s stock valued at $44,264,000 after acquiring an additional 669,819 shares during the period. Capital International Investors bought a new position in Alteryx in the third quarter valued at about $32,953,000. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG lifted its holdings in Alteryx by 304.2% in the third quarter. Deutsche Bank AG now owns 642,860 shares of the company’s stock valued at $36,776,000 after acquiring an additional 483,810 shares during the period. 54.96% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Wedbush upped their price target on shares of Alteryx from $72.00 to $76.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 28th. Citigroup upped their price target on shares of Alteryx from $85.00 to $93.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, March 1st. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upped their price target on shares of Alteryx to $70.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 28th. DA Davidson boosted their target price on Alteryx to $74.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Thursday, February 28th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, TheStreet lowered Alteryx from a “c” rating to a “d+” rating in a research report on Thursday, February 28th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $78.17.

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About Alteryx

Alteryx, Inc operates a self-service data analytics software platform that enables organizations to enhance business outcomes and the productivity of their business analysts. Its software platform includes Alteryx Designer for data preparation, blending, and analytics that could be deployable in the cloud and on premise; Alteryx Server, a secure and scalable server-based product for scheduling, sharing, and running analytic processes and applications in a Web-based environment; Alteryx Connect, a collaborative data exploration platform for discovering information assets and sharing recommendations across the enterprise; Alteryx Promote, an analytics model management product for data scientists and analytics teams to build, manage, monitor, and deploy predictive models to production; and Alteryx Analytics Gallery, a cloud-based collaboration offering that allows users to share workflows in a centralized repository.

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2U (TWOU) Lifted to Strong-Buy at BidaskClub

BidaskClub upgraded shares of 2U (NASDAQ:TWOU) from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a research note published on Friday, February 15th.

2U Inc logoBidaskClub upgraded shares of 2U (NASDAQ:TWOU) from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a research note published on Friday, February 15th.

A number of other equities research analysts have also issued reports on TWOU. Needham & Company LLC assumed coverage on shares of 2U in a report on Tuesday, October 23rd. They issued a buy rating and a $80.00 price objective for the company. ValuEngine lowered shares of 2U from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a research note on Saturday, October 27th. Piper Jaffray Companies lowered their target price on shares of 2U to $76.00 and set a neutral rating for the company in a research note on Tuesday, November 6th. KeyCorp lowered their price objective on shares of 2U from $100.00 to $80.00 and set an overweight rating for the company in a research note on Tuesday, November 6th. Finally, Barrington Research reissued an outperform rating and issued a $75.00 price objective (down previously from $100.00) on shares of 2U in a research note on Tuesday, November 6th. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of Buy and a consensus price target of $87.42.

Shares of TWOU stock traded up $0.01 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $69.11. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 332,261 shares, compared to its average volume of 520,128. 2U has a 12-month low of $44.50 and a 12-month high of $98.58. The company has a market capitalization of $4.02 billion, a P/E ratio of -109.70 and a beta of 0.66. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.04, a current ratio of 6.31 and a quick ratio of 6.31.

2U (NASDAQ:TWOU) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, February 25th. The software maker reported $0.23 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.02. 2U had a negative net margin of 11.13% and a negative return on equity of 7.51%. The company had revenue of $115.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $114.90 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.14 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 32.8% on a year-over-year basis. As a group, sell-side analysts forecast that 2U will post -1.14 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Pacer Advisors Inc. acquired a new position in shares of 2U in the 3rd quarter valued at $263,000. Vanguard Group Inc grew its position in 2U by 4.0% in the 3rd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc now owns 4,811,529 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $361,779,000 after buying an additional 184,555 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. grew its position in 2U by 4.1% in the 3rd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 2,481,041 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $186,550,000 after buying an additional 98,822 shares during the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp grew its position in 2U by 45.6% in the 3rd quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 897,043 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $67,448,000 after buying an additional 281,011 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Stephens Inc. AR grew its position in 2U by 13.6% in the 4th quarter. Stephens Inc. AR now owns 38,403 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $1,909,000 after buying an additional 4,603 shares during the last quarter.

2U Company Profile

2U, Inc operates as an education technology company in the United States, Hong Kong, South Africa, and the United Kingdom. The company operates through two segments, Graduate Program Segment and Short Course Segment. It offers front-end technology and services, including online learning platform, student and faculty and immersion support, accessibility, admissions application advising, in-program student field placements, and faculty recruiting.

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LogMeIn Inc (LOGM) Director Michael K. Simon Sells 22500 Shares

Epoch Investment Partners Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of LogMeIn during the third quarter worth $65,253,000. Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.

LogMeIn logoLogMeIn Inc (NASDAQ:LOGM) Director Michael K. Simon sold 22,500 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, March 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $81.17, for a total value of $1,826,325.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 547,074 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $44,405,996.58. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link.

LOGM stock traded down $0.20 during trading on Wednesday, hitting $81.12. 353,924 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 843,376. The firm has a market cap of $4.13 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.83, a PEG ratio of 1.24 and a beta of 1.20. The company has a quick ratio of 0.62, a current ratio of 0.63 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.07. LogMeIn Inc has a 1 year low of $74.87 and a 1 year high of $129.00.

LogMeIn (NASDAQ:LOGM) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 14th. The software maker reported $1.47 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.41 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $310.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $306.57 million. LogMeIn had a net margin of 6.17% and a return on equity of 7.69%. LogMeIn’s revenue was up 12.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $1.20 earnings per share. Analysts anticipate that LogMeIn Inc will post 3.82 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, March 12th. Investors of record on Monday, February 25th were issued a dividend of $0.325 per share. This represents a $1.30 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.60%. This is a positive change from LogMeIn’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.30. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, February 22nd. LogMeIn’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 26.37%.

A number of hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Epoch Investment Partners Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of LogMeIn during the third quarter worth $65,253,000. Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. lifted its stake in shares of LogMeIn by 272.7% during the fourth quarter. Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. now owns 813,676 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $66,372,000 after buying an additional 595,331 shares during the period. Norges Bank acquired a new stake in shares of LogMeIn during the fourth quarter worth $37,914,000. Park West Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of LogMeIn during the fourth quarter worth $29,365,000. Finally, TD Asset Management Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of LogMeIn during the fourth quarter worth $20,182,000. 97.52% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

A number of research analysts recently commented on LOGM shares. KeyCorp lowered their price target on shares of LogMeIn from $120.00 to $95.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a report on Friday, February 15th. Stephens began coverage on shares of LogMeIn in a research report on Thursday, January 3rd. They set an “overweight” rating on the stock. Needham & Company LLC lowered shares of LogMeIn from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, February 15th. TheStreet raised shares of LogMeIn from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a report on Monday, November 26th. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of LogMeIn from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, February 13th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. LogMeIn currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $107.60.

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LogMeIn Company Profile

LogMeIn, Inc provides a portfolio of cloud-based communication and collaboration, identity and access, and customer engagement and support solutions. It enables people to connect with each other worldwide to drive meaningful interactions, deepen relationships, and create better outcomes for individuals and businesses.

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