Jack Henry & Associates (NASDAQ:JKHY) Getting Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Finds

News coverage about Jack Henry & Associates (NASDAQ:JKHY) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring 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 closest to one being the most favorable. Jack Henry & Associates earned a daily sentiment score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the technology company an impact score of 0 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Jack Henry & Associates from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 11th.

Shares of Jack Henry & Associates (NASDAQ:JKHY) opened at 105.52 on Tuesday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $103.12 and its 200-day moving average is $95.27. The stock has a market capitalization of $8.19 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 31.27 and a beta of 0.75. Jack Henry & Associates has a one year low of $79.00 and a one year high of $106.46.

Jack Henry & Associates (NASDAQ:JKHY) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 2nd. The technology company reported $0.77 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.72 by $0.05. Jack Henry & Associates had a net margin of 18.76% and a return on equity of 26.86%. The firm had revenue of $353.77 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $346.75 million. On average, equities research analysts predict that Jack Henry & Associates will post $3.14 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other Jack Henry & Associates news, VP Mark S. Forbis sold 900 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, May 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $96.75, for a total transaction of $87,075.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 1,064 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $102,942. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, insider John F. Prim sold 9,650 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, June 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $103.89, for a total transaction of $1,002,538.50. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 206,164 shares in the company, valued at $21,418,377.96. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 13,350 shares of company stock worth $1,383,334 over the last quarter. 0.80% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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Jack Henry & Associates Company Profile

Jack Henry & Associates, Inc is a provider of information processing solutions for community banks. The Company offers a range of products and services, including processing transactions, automating business processes, and managing information financial institutions and diverse corporate entities. It operates in two segments: bank systems and services (Bank) and credit union systems and services (Credit Union).

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