Dice Holdings CEO Scot Melland Unloads 60,000 Shares (DHX)
Dice Holdings (NYSE:DHX) CEO Scot Melland sold 60,000 shares of Dice Holdings stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $8.45, for a total transaction of $507,000.00. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 426,793 shares in the company. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on DHX shares. Analysts at Stifel Nicolaus cut their price target on shares of Dice Holdings (NYSE:DHX) from $14.00 to $13.00 in a research note to investors on Thursday, July 25th. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald cut their price target on shares of Dice Holdings (NYSE:DHX) from $10.00 to $8.00 in a research note to investors on Wednesday, July 24th. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. Dice Holdings has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $10.50.
Dice Holdings (NYSE:DHX) traded down 0.47% on Wednesday, hitting $8.44. The stock had a trading volume of 265,164 shares. Dice Holdings has a one year low of $7.89 and a one year high of $10.43. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $8.57 and its 200-day moving average is $9.08. The company has a market cap of $498.3 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.80.
Dice Holdings (NYSE:DHX) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, July 24th. The company reported $0.13 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $52.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $52.20 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.14 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.2% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Dice Holdings will post $0.52 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Dice Holdings, Inc (NYSE:DHX) is a provider of specialized Websites focused on select professional communities.
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