Investment Analysts’ Recent Ratings Changes for Cision (CISN)

A number of research firms have changed their ratings and price targets for Cision (NYSE: CISN):

  • 10/15/2019 – Cision was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Cision Ltd. operates as a software company. Its product portfolio consists of PR Software, Social Software, Government Relations and PAC Software, PRWeb and Help a reporter out. The company serves industries which include Pharmaceuticals and Bio-Tech, Banking, Technology, Travel and Hospitality. Cision Ltd, formerly known as Capitol Acquisition Corp. III, is based in Chicago, United States of America. “
  • 10/7/2019 – Cision was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating. According to Zacks, “Cision Ltd. operates as a software company. Its product portfolio consists of PR Software, Social Software, Government Relations and PAC Software, PRWeb and Help a reporter out. The company serves industries which include Pharmaceuticals and Bio-Tech, Banking, Technology, Travel and Hospitality. Cision Ltd, formerly known as Capitol Acquisition Corp. III, is based in Chicago, United States of America. “
  • 10/2/2019 – Cision was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating.
  • 10/1/2019 – Cision was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Cision Ltd. operates as a software company. Its product portfolio consists of PR Software, Social Software, Government Relations and PAC Software, PRWeb and Help a reporter out. The company serves industries which include Pharmaceuticals and Bio-Tech, Banking, Technology, Travel and Hospitality. Cision Ltd, formerly known as Capitol Acquisition Corp. III, is based in Chicago, United States of America. “
  • 9/25/2019 – Cision was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating. According to Zacks, “Cision Ltd. operates as a software company. Its product portfolio consists of PR Software, Social Software, Government Relations and PAC Software, PRWeb and Help a reporter out. The company serves industries which include Pharmaceuticals and Bio-Tech, Banking, Technology, Travel and Hospitality. Cision Ltd, formerly known as Capitol Acquisition Corp. III, is based in Chicago, United States of America. “
  • 9/13/2019 – Cision was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Cision Ltd. operates as a software company. Its product portfolio consists of PR Software, Social Software, Government Relations and PAC Software, PRWeb and Help a reporter out. The company serves industries which include Pharmaceuticals and Bio-Tech, Banking, Technology, Travel and Hospitality. Cision Ltd, formerly known as Capitol Acquisition Corp. III, is based in Chicago, United States of America. “
  • 9/3/2019 – Cision was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Cision Ltd. operates as a software company. Its product portfolio consists of PR Software, Social Software, Government Relations and PAC Software, PRWeb and Help a reporter out. The company serves industries which include Pharmaceuticals and Bio-Tech, Banking, Technology, Travel and Hospitality. Cision Ltd, formerly known as Capitol Acquisition Corp. III, is based in Chicago, United States of America. “
  • 8/28/2019 – Cision was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Cision Ltd. operates as a software company. Its product portfolio consists of PR Software, Social Software, Government Relations and PAC Software, PRWeb and Help a reporter out. The company serves industries which include Pharmaceuticals and Bio-Tech, Banking, Technology, Travel and Hospitality. Cision Ltd, formerly known as Capitol Acquisition Corp. III, is based in Chicago, United States of America. “
  • 8/20/2019 – Cision was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating. According to Zacks, “Cision Ltd. operates as a software company. Its product portfolio consists of PR Software, Social Software, Government Relations and PAC Software, PRWeb and Help a reporter out. The company serves industries which include Pharmaceuticals and Bio-Tech, Banking, Technology, Travel and Hospitality. Cision Ltd, formerly known as Capitol Acquisition Corp. III, is based in Chicago, United States of America. “

Shares of NYSE CISN opened at $8.75 on Thursday. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.23 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.54 and a beta of 0.81. Cision Ltd has a 12 month low of $6.02 and a 12 month high of $15.76. The firm’s 50 day simple moving average is $7.49 and its 200-day simple moving average is $10.07. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.75, a current ratio of 0.81 and a quick ratio of 0.81.

Cision (NYSE:CISN) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 8th. The company reported $0.19 EPS for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.19. Cision had a negative net margin of 1.84% and a positive return on equity of 27.68%. The business had revenue of $190.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $191.44 million. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.23 EPS. The business’s revenue was up 1.6% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts anticipate that Cision Ltd will post 0.77 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other Cision news, insider Rainer Mathes sold 15,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, July 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of $10.21, for a total value of $153,150.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 1,643,787 shares in the company, valued at approximately $16,783,065.27. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Company insiders own 4.80% of the company’s stock.

A number of hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Bank of Montreal Can lifted its holdings in Cision by 96.2% in the 2nd quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 7,653 shares of the company’s stock valued at $90,000 after purchasing an additional 3,753 shares in the last quarter. Meeder Asset Management Inc. lifted its holdings in Cision by 332.2% in the 2nd quarter. Meeder Asset Management Inc. now owns 4,953 shares of the company’s stock valued at $58,000 after purchasing an additional 3,807 shares in the last quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank lifted its holdings in Cision by 290.5% in the 2nd quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 6,216 shares of the company’s stock valued at $73,000 after purchasing an additional 4,624 shares in the last quarter. AlphaOne Investment Services LLC raised its holdings in shares of Cision by 365.7% during the 2nd quarter. AlphaOne Investment Services LLC now owns 8,914 shares of the company’s stock worth $105,000 after acquiring an additional 7,000 shares during the period. Finally, AQR Capital Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of Cision by 72.7% during the 2nd quarter. AQR Capital Management LLC now owns 22,911 shares of the company’s stock worth $269,000 after acquiring an additional 9,643 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 54.83% of the company’s stock.

Cision Ltd. provides public relations (PR) software, media distribution, media intelligence, and related professional services to businesses worldwide. The company enables public relations and communications professionals to manage, execute, and measure their strategic PR and communications programs.

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