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Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ:EPAY) CFO Kevin M. Donovan unloaded 2,559 shares of the company’s stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, July 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $30.46, for a total value of $77,947.14. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 69,415 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,114,381. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.

Shares of Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ:EPAY) traded up 1.02% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $30.80. 96,982 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Bottomline Technologies has a 1-year low of $26.01 and a 1-year high of $37.41. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $29.53 and its 200-day moving average is $32.8. The company’s market cap is $1.151 billion.

Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ:EPAY) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, May 1st. The company reported $0.34 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $78.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $77.62 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.32 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 21.6% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Bottomline Technologies will post $1.27 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of research firms have recently commented on EPAY. Analysts at Raymond James reiterated a “strong-buy” rating on shares of Bottomline Technologies in a research note on Friday, May 2nd. They now have a $37.00 price target on the stock. Analysts at Canaccord Genuity cut their price target on shares of Bottomline Technologies from $40.00 to $38.00 in a research note on Friday, May 2nd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, one has assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $37.55.

Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ:EPAY) Inc, formerly Bottomline Technologies (de), Inc, provides cloud-based payment, invoice and banking solutions to corporations, insurance companies, financial institutions and banks worldwide.

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