Bottomline Technologies (de) (EPAY):
Bottomline Technologies (de) (EPAY) completed on the business day with a performance of -2.77% and closed at $ 46,67 for the share value in Wednesday negotiation session. The recent trading activity revealed that the share price is 36.22% on the minimum of 52 weeks and has traded with a variation of -36.98% from the maximum of prints in the last 52-week period. The Company has maintained 42.12 million floating shares and holds 43.51 million outstanding shares.
The earnings per share of the company shows a 103.90% growth for the current year and is expected to achieve a profit growth of 16.53% for next year. The EPS growth rate of the company in the last five years was 15.8%. The rate of earnings growth for the next few years is an important measure for investors wishing to hold a stock for several years. The company's earnings usually have a direct relationship with the price of the company's shares. The stock recorded a 9.10% sales growth over the last 5 years. The quarter of EPS growth in the quarter was 79.40% and the quarter of sales growth in the quarter was 12.20%.
The share price has moved -31.33% from the maximum of 50 days and 13.50% from the minimum of 50 days. Analyze the consensus evaluation score of 2.2. For the next one-year period, the average of individual target price estimates reported by sell-side analysts is $ 70.06.
As has been a brief look at profitability, the profit margin of the company which was recorded at 3.10% and the operating margin was recorded at 0.90%. The company maintained a gross margin of 56.10%. The corporate ownership of the company is 93.30% while the insider property is 2.20%. The company has maintained the return on investment (ROI) at 1.30% in the previous 12 months and was able to maintain the return on invested capital (ROA) at 2.00% in last twelve months. Return on equity (ROE) recorded at 4.10%.
Bottomline Technologies (de) (EPAY) The recent trading volume of the shares is equal to 372908 shares compared to the average volume of 441.76 thousand shares. The relative volume observed at 0.84.
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The current ratio of 1.7 is used primarily to give an idea of a company's ability to repay its liabilities (debts and payables) with its assets (cash, negotiable securities, inventories, credits). As such, the current relationship can be used to make a rough estimate of a company's financial health. The quick ratio of 1.7 is a measure of a company's ability to meet its short-term financial liabilities with fast assets (cash and cash equivalents, short-term marketable securities and credits). The greater the relationship, the greater the financial security of a company in the short term. A common rule of thumb is that companies with a rapid ratio above 1.0 are sufficiently able to meet their short-term liabilities.
The long-term debt / equity shows a value of 0.31 with a total debt / equity of 0. It gives investors the idea of the financial leverage of the company, measured by dividing the total liabilities from the shareholders' equity of the shareholders . It also illustrates the debt that the company is using to finance its assets in relation to the value represented in equity.
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Bottomline Technologies (de) (EPAY) inventories fell by 4.37%, in contrast to the 20-day moving average with a negative short-term movement in stocks. It moved -15.59% below the simple 50-day moving average. This is showing a medium-term bearish trend based on SMA 50. The share price went underground -13.03% compared to the 200-day moving average which identified a long-term downtrend.
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