Bottomline Technologies (EPAY) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Thursday

Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ:EPAY) will be releasing its earnings data after the market closes on Thursday, August 8th. Analysts expect Bottomline Technologies to post earnings of $0.15 per share for the quarter. Persons interested in registering for the company’s earnings conference call can do so using this link.

NASDAQ EPAY traded up $0.27 on Tuesday, hitting $41.40. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 4,571 shares, compared to its average volume of 219,812. Bottomline Technologies has a 52-week low of $39.49 and a 52-week high of $74.05. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.29, a quick ratio of 1.57 and a current ratio of 1.57. The firm’s 50-day simple moving average is $43.55. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.84 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 54.47 and a beta of 0.96.

Several research firms have weighed in on EPAY. ValuEngine upgraded Bottomline Technologies from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Tuesday. Barrington Research reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Bottomline Technologies in a report on Thursday, July 4th. BidaskClub upgraded Bottomline Technologies from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, July 26th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Bottomline Technologies from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday. Finally, TheStreet cut Bottomline Technologies from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Friday, May 3rd. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, four have assigned a buy rating and two have issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $62.61.

In other news, insider Robert A. Eberle sold 21,824 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $45.17, for a total value of $985,790.08. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 375,202 shares in the company, valued at approximately $16,947,874.34. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, insider Norman J. Deluca sold 9,925 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, July 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $43.22, for a total value of $428,958.50. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 57,638 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,491,114.36. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders sold 50,314 shares of company stock valued at $2,234,271. 2.40% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

About Bottomline Technologies

Bottomline Technologies (de), Inc provides software as a service based solutions. It operates through four segments: Cloud Solutions, Banking Solutions, Payments and Transactional Documents, and Other. The company's products and services include Paymode-X, a cloud-based payment network, which allows businesses to transition to electronic integrated payables; and cloud-based financial messaging solutions that enable banks and corporations to exchange financial information, such as payment instructions, cash reporting, and other messages to facilitate transaction settlement.

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