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Jack Henry & Associates (NASDAQ:JKHY) reached a new 52-week high during trading on Tuesday , AnalystRatings.Net reports. The stock traded as high as $60.60 and last traded at $60.44, with a volume of 213,671 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $59.43.

The stock’s 50-day moving average is $58.38 and its 200-day moving average is $57.30. The company has a market cap of $5.071 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.73. Jack Henry & Associates also was the recipient of a large increase in short interest in the month of June. As of June 13th, there was short interest totalling 806,893 shares, an increase of 60.1% from the May 30th total of 503,863 shares. Currently, 1.0% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based on an average daily volume of 249,149 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.2 days.

Jack Henry & Associates (NASDAQ:JKHY) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April 30th. The company reported $0.55 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.55. The company had revenue of $300.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $305.80 million. Analysts expect that Jack Henry & Associates will post $2.33 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Jack Henry & Associates, Inc (NASDAQ:JKHY) is a provider of core information processing solutions for community banks.

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