Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of Criteo (NASDAQ: CRTO) in the last few weeks:

  • 10/19/2017 – Criteo was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating. According to Zacks, “Criteo SA is a global technology company that specializes in performance display advertising. The Company offers clients a range of solutions such as click per cost, online banner displays, user optimization, data security, and search management tools to control campaign costs. It serves companies in the online retail, classifieds, and travel segments. Criteo SA is headquartered in Paris, France. “
  • 10/18/2017 – Criteo had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at BMO Capital Markets. They now have a $70.00 price target on the stock.
  • 10/12/2017 – Criteo is now covered by analysts at Macquarie. They set a “neutral” rating and a $51.00 price target on the stock.
  • 10/4/2017 – Criteo was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Criteo SA is a global technology company that specializes in performance display advertising. The Company offers clients a range of solutions such as click per cost, online banner displays, user optimization, data security, and search management tools to control campaign costs. It serves companies in the online retail, classifieds, and travel segments. Criteo SA is headquartered in Paris, France. “
  • 10/3/2017 – Criteo was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating. They now have a $50.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Criteo SA is a global technology company that specializes in performance display advertising. The Company offers clients a range of solutions such as click per cost, online banner displays, user optimization, data security, and search management tools to control campaign costs. It serves companies in the online retail, classifieds, and travel segments. Criteo SA is headquartered in Paris, France. “
  • 10/2/2017 – Criteo is now covered by analysts at JMP Securities. They set an “outperform” rating and a $60.00 price target on the stock.
  • 10/2/2017 – Criteo had its “equal weight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Morgan Stanley. They now have a $46.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $50.00.
  • 9/22/2017 – Criteo had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Berenberg Bank. They now have a $63.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/15/2017 – Criteo had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at KeyCorp. They now have a $62.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/13/2017 – Criteo had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at BMO Capital Markets. They now have a $70.00 price target on the stock.

Criteo S.A. (CRTO) traded down 0.11% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $45.96. The stock had a trading volume of 396,560 shares. The stock has a market cap of $2.83 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 43.32 and a beta of 2.66. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $44.07 and its 200-day moving average price is $48.77. Criteo S.A. has a 12 month low of $34.44 and a 12 month high of $56.00.

Criteo (NASDAQ:CRTO) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. The information services provider reported $0.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.05. Criteo had a return on equity of 13.94% and a net margin of 3.48%. The company had revenue of $220.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $212.55 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.33 EPS. Criteo’s revenue was up 32.5% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that Criteo S.A. will post $2.43 earnings per share for the current year.

In related news, Director James Warner sold 1,250 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, October 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $45.97, for a total transaction of $57,462.50. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, insider Jean-Baptiste Rudelle sold 9,129 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, July 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $51.62, for a total value of $471,238.98. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 223,129 shares of company stock valued at $10,800,616. 5.60% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Criteo SA is a France-based company specializing in digital performance marketing. Its solution consists of the Criteo Engine, the Company’s data assets, access to inventory, and its advertiser and publisher platforms. The Criteo Engine consists of various machine learning algorithms, such as prediction, recommendation, bidding and creative algorithms and the global hardware and software infrastructure.

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