News articles about SEI Investments (NASDAQ:SEIC) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. SEI Investments earned a news impact score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the asset manager an impact score of 45.0927919197531 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
- Insider Selling: SEI Investments (SEIC) EVP Sells 4,524 Shares of Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
- SEI Investments (SEIC) Raised to “Strong-Buy” at BidaskClub (americanbankingnews.com)
- BMO Wealth Management Adopts SEI Wealth Platform (finance.yahoo.com)
- SEI and Quovo Leverage APIs to Deliver Holistic Financial Advice (finance.yahoo.com)
Shares of SEI Investments (NASDAQ SEIC) traded down $2.38 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $72.61. 638,345 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 693,118. The company has a market capitalization of $12,220.52, a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.04, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.00 and a beta of 1.28. The company has a current ratio of 4.14, a quick ratio of 4.07 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.02. SEI Investments has a twelve month low of $49.26 and a twelve month high of $78.35.
Several research analysts recently weighed in on SEIC shares. BidaskClub cut shares of SEI Investments from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, January 25th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of SEI Investments from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, March 6th. Finally, Oppenheimer restated a “buy” rating and set a $80.00 price target on shares of SEI Investments in a report on Thursday, February 1st. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, two have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. SEI Investments has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $73.50.
In other SEI Investments news, EVP Joseph P. Ujobai sold 20,000 shares of SEI Investments stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $72.81, for a total value of $1,456,200.00. Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 32,540 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,369,237.40. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, EVP N Jeffrey Klauder acquired 3,637 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, March 13th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $23.86 per share, for a total transaction of $86,778.82. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 45,831 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,093,527.66. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders sold 95,348 shares of company stock worth $7,115,112. Insiders own 16.50% of the company’s stock.
SEI Investments Company Profile
SEI Investments Company provides investment processing, investment management and investment operations solutions. The Company provides its solutions to financial institutions, financial advisors, institutional investors, investment managers and ultra-high-net-worth families in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, continental Europe and various other locations around the world.
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