Cision Ltd. (CISN) Given Average Recommendation of “Strong Buy” by Analysts

Cision Ltd. (NYSE:CISN) has been assigned a consensus broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the two brokers that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a strong buy recommendation.

Brokerages have set a 12 month consensus price objective of $15.00 for the company and are anticipating that the company will post $0.19 EPS for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given Cision an industry rank of 188 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised Cision from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 2nd.

Cision (NYSE CISN) traded up $0.03 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $11.88. The company had a trading volume of 149,340 shares, compared to its average volume of 229,845. Cision has a fifty-two week low of $9.90 and a fifty-two week high of $13.68. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.43, a current ratio of 0.82 and a quick ratio of 0.82.

Cision (NYSE:CISN) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The company reported ($0.38) EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.47) by $0.09. sell-side analysts predict that Cision will post 0.55 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. Skylands Capital LLC bought a new stake in shares of Cision during the fourth quarter worth about $604,000. Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. LLC bought a new stake in shares of Cision during the fourth quarter worth about $1,831,000. Malaga Cove Capital LLC grew its holdings in shares of Cision by 384.8% during the fourth quarter. Malaga Cove Capital LLC now owns 29,086 shares of the company’s stock worth $345,000 after purchasing an additional 23,086 shares during the last quarter. Steinberg Global Asset Management grew its holdings in shares of Cision by 10.5% during the fourth quarter. Steinberg Global Asset Management now owns 177,824 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,111,000 after purchasing an additional 16,944 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Cision by 42.8% during the fourth quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 121,120 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,438,000 after purchasing an additional 36,308 shares during the last quarter. 24.18% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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Cision Company Profile

Cision Ltd. provides public relations (PR) software, media distribution, media intelligence, and related professional services worldwide. The company enables public relations and communications professionals to manage, execute, and measure their strategic PR and communications programs. It offers Cision Communications Cloud, an earned media cloud-based platform that brands can use to build relationships with influencers and buyers in order to amplify their marketplace influence; and provides media database that offers access to influencers when planning a campaign, as well as to schedule and record various interactions with contacts.

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