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Equities researchers at Canaccord Genuity lowered their target price on shares of Bankrate (NYSE:RATE) from $20.00 to $16.00 in a research report issued on Friday. Canaccord Genuity’s price objective suggests a potential downside of 2.97% from the company’s current price.

Separately, analysts at RBC Capital upgraded shares of Bankrate from a “sector perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 5th. They now have a $21.00 price target on the stock. They noted that the move was a valuation call. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $21.29.

Bankrate (NYSE:RATE) opened at 16.49 on Friday. Bankrate has a 52-week low of $14.44 and a 52-week high of $23.14. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $17.39 and its 200-day moving average is $17.0. The company’s market cap is $1.727 billion.

Bankrate (NYSE:RATE) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, August 7th. The company reported $0.15 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.15. The company had revenue of $130.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $133.20 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.10 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 24.1% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Bankrate will post $0.69 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Bankrate, Inc (NYSE:RATE) is a publisher, aggregator and distributor of personal finance content on the Internet.

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