Equities analysts expect Coupa Software Inc (NASDAQ:COUP) to post ($0.15) earnings per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Five analysts have provided estimates for Coupa Software’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at ($0.15) and the highest estimate coming in at ($0.14). Coupa Software posted earnings of ($0.05) per share in the same quarter last year, which indicates a negative year-over-year growth rate of 200%. The business is expected to announce its next quarterly earnings results on Monday, January 1st.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Coupa Software will report full-year earnings of ($0.39) per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.40) to ($0.38). For the next year, analysts expect that the firm will post earnings of ($0.30) per share, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.38) to ($0.23). Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share averages are an average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that that provide coverage for Coupa Software.

Coupa Software (NASDAQ:COUP) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, December 4th. The technology company reported ($0.05) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.11) by $0.06. The business had revenue of $47.30 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $45.02 million. Coupa Software had a negative return on equity of 20.40% and a negative net margin of 24.37%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 33.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned ($0.22) EPS.

A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on COUP shares. Barclays upgraded Coupa Software from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating and set a $38.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Monday, January 8th. Royal Bank of Canada restated a “buy” rating and issued a $41.00 target price on shares of Coupa Software in a research note on Wednesday, November 15th. Northland Securities set a $41.00 target price on Coupa Software and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 17th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Coupa Software from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. Finally, Raymond James Financial reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $40.00 price target on shares of Coupa Software in a report on Tuesday, December 12th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and thirteen have given a buy rating to the company. Coupa Software has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $38.52.

Shares of Coupa Software (NASDAQ:COUP) remained flat at $$39.16 during midday trading on Friday. The company had a trading volume of 1,030,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 605,651. Coupa Software has a twelve month low of $22.50 and a twelve month high of $40.31. The stock has a market cap of $2,160.00 and a PE ratio of -39.16.

In other Coupa Software news, CFO Todd R. Ford sold 12,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $34.03, for a total transaction of $408,360.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 17,349 shares in the company, valued at $590,386.47. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, insider Anthony D. Tiscornia sold 781 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $33.18, for a total transaction of $25,913.58. Following the sale, the insider now owns 521 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $17,286.78. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders have sold 358,346 shares of company stock valued at $12,221,222. Company insiders own 32.10% of the company’s stock.

Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of COUP. Virtu Financial LLC bought a new position in shares of Coupa Software during the fourth quarter valued at about $233,000. Essex Investment Management Co. LLC bought a new position in shares of Coupa Software during the fourth quarter valued at about $242,000. Personal Capital Advisors Corp bought a new position in shares of Coupa Software during the fourth quarter valued at about $261,000. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. bought a new position in shares of Coupa Software during the fourth quarter valued at about $268,000. Finally, Trexquant Investment LP bought a new position in shares of Coupa Software during the third quarter valued at about $274,000. 75.09% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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About Coupa Software

Coupa Software Incorporated is a United States-based company, which provides a unified, cloud-based spend management platform that connects organizations with suppliers globally. The Company offers spend management cloud applications, which are pre-integrated. The platform offers consumerized financial applications.

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