Harte-Hanks, Inc. (NYSE:HHS) was downgraded by equities researchers at Noble Financial from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Monday, The Fly reports.

Separately, ValuEngine upgraded Harte-Hanks from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, May 27th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $2.90.

Shares of Harte-Hanks (NYSE:HHS) traded down 10.0991% during midday trading on Monday, reaching $0.9979. 253,519 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $1.29 and a 200-day moving average of $1.44. Harte-Hanks has a 1-year low of $0.95 and a 1-year high of $1.98. The company’s market capitalization is $61.47 million.

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Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Renaissance Technologies LLC boosted its position in shares of Harte-Hanks by 19.8% in the fourth quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 1,481,900 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $2,238,000 after buying an additional 245,000 shares during the period. A.R.T. Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of Harte-Hanks during the fourth quarter worth about $100,000. Boothbay Fund Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Harte-Hanks by 46.7% in the fourth quarter. Boothbay Fund Management LLC now owns 326,896 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $494,000 after buying an additional 104,137 shares during the period. Norges Bank bought a new position in shares of Harte-Hanks during the fourth quarter worth about $405,000. Finally, Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of Harte-Hanks by 4.4% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 864,000 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $1,209,000 after buying an additional 36,608 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 38.09% of the company’s stock.

Harte-Hanks Company Profile

Harte Hanks, Inc (Harte Hanks) is a multi-channel marketing company. The Company’s Customer Interaction business offers a range of marketing services, in media from direct mail to e-mail, including agency and digital services; database marketing solutions and business-to-business lead generation; direct mail, and contact centers.

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