BOX (BOX) Given Media Sentiment Score of 0.08

News articles about BOX (NYSE:BOX) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. BOX earned a media sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the software maker an impact score of 44.4271300472631 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

NYSE:BOX opened at $24.26 on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 4.48, a quick ratio of 1.01 and a current ratio of 1.01. BOX has a one year low of $16.76 and a one year high of $24.59. The stock has a market capitalization of $3,331.31, a P/E ratio of -20.91 and a beta of 1.12.

BOX (NYSE:BOX) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 28th. The software maker reported ($0.06) EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.08) by $0.02. BOX had a negative return on equity of 433.21% and a negative net margin of 30.62%. The business had revenue of $136.70 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $136.61 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.10) earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 24.4% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts predict that BOX will post -1.01 earnings per share for the current year.

BOX has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Canaccord Genuity restated a “buy” rating on shares of BOX in a research note on Monday, March 5th. Vetr cut BOX from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $24.14 price objective on the stock. in a research note on Thursday, February 15th. ValuEngine upgraded BOX from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, April 2nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded BOX from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, March 8th. Finally, Monness Crespi & Hardt initiated coverage on BOX in a research note on Wednesday, April 11th. They set a “neutral” rating on the stock. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, sixteen have assigned 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 price target of $24.50.

In related news, Director Daniel J. Levin sold 100,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, April 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $20.87, for a total value of $2,087,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 5,790 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $120,837.30. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, CFO Dylan C. Smith sold 13,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, February 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $20.42, for a total value of $265,460.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 13,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $265,460. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders sold 285,079 shares of company stock worth $5,935,989. Insiders own 22.30% of the company’s stock.

About BOX

Box, Inc provides cloud content management platform that enables organizations of various sizes to manage and share their enterprise content from anywhere or any device. The company's Software-as-a-Service platform enables users to collaborate on content internally and with external parties, automate content-driven business processes, develop custom applications, and implement data protection, security, and compliance features.

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