Analysts predict that Bazaarvoice Inc (NASDAQ:BV) will post sales of $52.59 million for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts have made estimates for Bazaarvoice’s earnings. The highest sales estimate is $53.88 million and the lowest is $51.30 million. Bazaarvoice posted sales of $50.53 million during the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year-over-year growth rate of 4.1%. The business is scheduled to announce its next quarterly earnings report on Tuesday, February 27th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Bazaarvoice will report full year sales of $52.59 million for the current year, with estimates ranging from $205.70 million to $214.08 million. For the next year, analysts forecast that the firm will report sales of $220.55 million per share, with estimates ranging from $212.00 million to $229.10 million. Zacks Investment Research’s sales averages are a mean average based on a survey of analysts that that provide coverage for Bazaarvoice.

Bazaarvoice (NASDAQ:BV) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November 27th. The technology company reported $0.06 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.04. Bazaarvoice had a negative return on equity of 4.42% and a negative net margin of 4.40%. The company had revenue of $53.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $50.83 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.02 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 6.0% compared to the same quarter last year.

BV has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Bazaarvoice from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $6.25 price target for the company in a report on Monday, December 4th. Northland Securities downgraded Bazaarvoice to a “hold” rating and set a $5.50 price target for the company. in a report on Tuesday, November 28th. Needham & Company LLC restated a “buy” rating and issued a $7.00 price target on shares of Bazaarvoice in a report on Friday, September 8th. BidaskClub downgraded Bazaarvoice from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Finally, Credit Suisse Group downgraded Bazaarvoice from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $5.50 price target for the company. in a report on Tuesday, November 28th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating, one has given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $5.96.

Shares of Bazaarvoice (NASDAQ BV) traded down $0.05 during trading on Thursday, hitting $5.45. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 776,391 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,008,900. Bazaarvoice has a 12 month low of $3.80 and a 12 month high of $5.50. The company has a market capitalization of $469.79, a P/E ratio of -49.55 and a beta of 0.62.

In related news, insider Kelly Trammell sold 12,607 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $5.45, for a total transaction of $68,708.15. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 126,290 shares in the company, valued at $688,280.50. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. 5.64% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of BV. SG Americas Securities LLC grew its stake in Bazaarvoice by 109.1% in the third quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 21,021 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $104,000 after purchasing an additional 10,967 shares in the last quarter. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC grew its stake in Bazaarvoice by 50.3% in the second quarter. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC now owns 22,202 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $110,000 after purchasing an additional 7,430 shares in the last quarter. Jane Street Group LLC grew its stake in Bazaarvoice by 111.8% in the third quarter. Jane Street Group LLC now owns 24,458 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $121,000 after purchasing an additional 12,913 shares in the last quarter. Tudor Investment Corp ET AL grew its stake in Bazaarvoice by 6.6% in the second quarter. Tudor Investment Corp ET AL now owns 24,612 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $122,000 after purchasing an additional 1,516 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Voya Investment Management LLC grew its stake in Bazaarvoice by 20.3% in the second quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC now owns 40,424 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $200,000 after purchasing an additional 6,819 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 77.44% of the company’s stock.

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Bazaarvoice Company Profile

Bazaarvoice, Inc offers solutions and services that allow its retailer and brand clients to understand that consumer voice and the role it plays in influencing purchasing decisions, both online and offline. The Company’s solutions collect, curate and display consumer-generated content, including ratings and reviews, questions and answers, customer stories, and social posts, photos and videos.

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