Rovi Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Analysts (NASDAQ:ROVI)
Rovi (NASDAQ:ROVI) has received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the ten ratings firms that are covering the stock, Stock Ratings Network.com reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, five have issued a hold recommendation and three have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month target price among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is $21.92.
Shares of Rovi (NASDAQ:ROVI) traded up 2.06% on Thursday, hitting $22.74. 51,441 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Rovi has a 1-year low of $16.00 and a 1-year high of $26.55. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $22. and its 200-day moving average is $21.03. The company’s market cap is $2.126 billion.
Rovi (NASDAQ:ROVI) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April 30th. The company reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $142.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $133.22 million. Analysts expect that Rovi will post $1.71 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of Rovi from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Wednesday. They now have a $25.50 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at TheStreet upgraded shares of Rovi from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 18th.
Rovi Corporation is focused on powering the discovery and enjoyment of digital entertainment by providing a set of integrated solutions that are embedded in its customers’ products and services and used by end consumers to simplify and guide their interaction with digital entertainment.
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