Media stories about HubSpot (NYSE:HUBS) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty 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. HubSpot earned a media sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the software maker an impact score of 46.2321807416874 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
- Take note of This Stock: HubSpot, Inc. (HUBS) (mostvolatilestocks.com)
- Tech giant HubSpot offers egg freezing as perk to Dublin staff (thetimes.co.uk)
- Truli Announces the Formation of a Six Member Advisory Board (globenewswire.com)
- Insider Selling: HubSpot Inc (HUBS) CEO Sells 22,500 Shares of Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
- HubSpot Inc (HUBS) Insider J Donald Sherman Sells 25,000 Shares (americanbankingnews.com)
Several analysts recently weighed in on HUBS shares. Zacks Investment Research cut HubSpot from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 28th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted their price target on HubSpot from $95.00 to $102.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Monday, February 12th. SunTrust Banks lifted their price target on HubSpot to $112.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, February 14th. Evercore ISI cut HubSpot from an “outperform” rating to an “in-line” rating and set a $90.00 price target for the company. in a report on Monday, March 12th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, Morgan Stanley lifted their price target on HubSpot from $105.00 to $107.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a report on Wednesday, February 14th. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eleven have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $94.82.
In other HubSpot news, CEO Brian Halligan sold 22,500 shares of HubSpot stock in a transaction on Tuesday, March 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $118.09, for a total value of $2,657,025.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 754,598 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $89,110,477.82. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, Director Julia Herendeen sold 1,000 shares of HubSpot stock in a transaction on Friday, December 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $89.15, for a total value of $89,150.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 5,540 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $493,891. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 79,500 shares of company stock valued at $8,822,835 over the last ninety days. Insiders own 12.10% of the company’s stock.
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HubSpot Company Profile
HubSpot, Inc (HubSpot) provides a cloud-based marketing and sales software platform. The Company’s software platform features integrated applications to help businesses attract visitors to their Websites, convert visitors into leads, close leads into customers and delight customers so that they become promoters of those businesses.
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