Dice Holdings Director Sells $513,600 in Stock (DHX)
Dice Holdings (NYSE:DHX) Director Scot Melland sold 60,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, October 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $8.56, for a total transaction of $513,600.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 426,793 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,653,348. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.
Shares of Dice Holdings (NYSE:DHX) traded up 2.16% on Friday, hitting $8.50. The stock had a trading volume of 483,613 shares. Dice Holdings has a 52 week low of $7.89 and a 52 week high of $10.43. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $8.48 and its 200-day moving average is $8.97. The company has a market cap of $501.9 million and a P/E ratio of 14.52.
Dice Holdings (NYSE:DHX) last released its earnings data on Wednesday, July 24th. The company reported $0.13 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ 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 prior year, the company posted $0.14 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue 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.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. 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 assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $10.50.
Dice Holdings, Inc (NYSE:DHX) is a provider of specialized Websites focused on select professional communities.
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