Media stories about ChannelAdvisor (NYSE:ECOM) have been trending somewhat negative on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. ChannelAdvisor earned a media sentiment score of -0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the software maker an impact score of 45.0319924666745 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

Shares of ChannelAdvisor (NYSE ECOM) traded down $0.10 on Tuesday, reaching $9.05. 81,200 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 68,036. The stock has a market capitalization of $243.11, a PE ratio of -22.62 and a beta of 0.10. The company has a current ratio of 1.94, a quick ratio of 1.94 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.01. ChannelAdvisor has a twelve month low of $8.30 and a twelve month high of $15.00.

ChannelAdvisor (NYSE:ECOM) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 2nd. The software maker reported ($0.15) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.17) by $0.02. The business had revenue of $30.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $30.08 million. ChannelAdvisor had a negative net margin of 8.54% and a negative return on equity of 9.48%. The business’s revenue was up 7.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned ($0.12) earnings per share. sell-side analysts forecast that ChannelAdvisor will post -0.58 EPS for the current fiscal year.

ECOM has been the subject of a number of research reports. BidaskClub downgraded shares of ChannelAdvisor from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th. Needham & Company LLC reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $18.00 price target on shares of ChannelAdvisor in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $13.00 price target on shares of ChannelAdvisor in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. Dougherty & Co started coverage on shares of ChannelAdvisor in a research note on Tuesday, December 19th. They issued a “neutral” rating for the company. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of ChannelAdvisor from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $14.13.

In other news, Director Joseph L. Cowan purchased 3,130 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 10th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $8.58 per share, for a total transaction of $26,855.40. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now directly owns 22,803 shares in the company, valued at approximately $195,649.74. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, Director Joseph L. Cowan purchased 16,870 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 14th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $8.48 per share, for a total transaction of $143,057.60. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders acquired 30,000 shares of company stock worth $257,913. Corporate insiders own 11.30% of the company’s stock.

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ChannelAdvisor Company Profile

Channeladvisor Corporation is a provider of Software as a service (SaaS) solutions. The Company’s SaaS solutions enable retailer and branded manufacturer customers to integrate, manage and optimize their merchandise sales via hundreds of online channels. The Company’s platform enable its customers to connect with new and existing sources of demand for their products, including e-commerce marketplaces, such as Amazon, eBay, Jet.com, Newegg, Sears and Walmart, search engines and comparison shopping Websites, such as Google, Microsoft’s Bing and Nextag, and social channels, such as Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest.

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