Exa Corp VP Purchases $18,880 in Stock (EXA)
Exa Corp (NYSE:EXA) VP Jean-Paul Roux bought 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, June 17th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $9.44 per share, for a total transaction of $18,880.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the vice president now directly owns 132,539 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,251,168. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Canaccord Genuity cut their price target on shares of Exa Corp from $17.00 to $14.00 in a research note on Friday, May 30th. Separately, analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of Exa Corp from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 27th. They now have a $8.90 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Robert W. Baird cut their price target on shares of Exa Corp from $17.00 to $15.00 in a research note on Wednesday, April 16th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $14.68.
Shares of Exa Corp (NYSE:EXA) traded up 10.71% on Wednesday, hitting $10.75. The stock had a trading volume of 66,644 shares. Exa Corp has a 1-year low of $8.45 and a 1-year high of $16.42. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $9.41 and its 200-day moving average is $12.52. The company’s market cap is $147.9 million.
Exa Corp (NYSE:EXA) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 29th. The company reported ($1.25) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.04) by $1.21. The company had revenue of $13.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $13.94 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted ($0.02) earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 10.4% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Exa Corp will post $-1.09 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Exa Corporation (NYSE:EXA) is engaged in developing, selling and supporting simulation software and services that vehicle manufacturer’s use.
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