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Gartner (NYSE:IT) SVP Robin B. Kranich sold 17,317 shares of the company’s stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $73.17, for a total transaction of $1,267,084.89. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 8,775 shares in the company, valued at approximately $642,067. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

Separately, analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of Gartner from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, August 8th. They now have a $75.90 price target on the stock. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $75.61.

Gartner (NYSE:IT) traded up 0.68% on Friday, hitting $74.35. The stock had a trading volume of 106,824 shares. Gartner has a one year low of $56.55 and a one year high of $75.61. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $71.05 and its 200-day moving average is $69.88. The company has a market cap of $6.610 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 35.99.

Gartner (NYSE:IT) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 5th. The company reported $0.64 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.55 by $0.09. The company had revenue of $519.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $501.87 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.50 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 16.5% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Gartner will post $2.28 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Gartner, Inc (NYSE:IT) is an information technology (IT) research and advisory company.

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