VeriFone Systems Inc (PAY) Releases Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $-0.05 EPS

VeriFone Systems Inc (PAY) reported quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, Jun-7-2016. The company reported $0.47 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $-0.05. Analysts had a consensus of $0.52. The company posted revenue of $532.00 million in the period, compared to analysts expectations of $530.07 million. The company’s revenue was up 8.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.44 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on VeriFone Systems Inc. Compass Point Initiated VeriFone Systems Inc on Apr 15, 2016 to “Buy”, Price Target of the shares are set at $34.Company shares were Reiterated by Wedbush on Mar 11, 2016 to “Outperform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 36 from a previous price target of $35 .

VeriFone Systems Inc opened for trading at $27.08 and hit $27.1625 on the upside on Friday, eventually ending the session at $27.14, with a gain of 0.48% or 0.13 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 12,98,099 shares. Company has a market cap of $2,991 M.

In a different news, on Dec 30, 2015, Alok Bhanot (EVP, Engineering & CTO) sold 994 shares at $28.74 per share price. According to the SEC, on Jun 25, 2015, Eitan Raff (director) sold 1,375 shares at $36.00 per share price. On Apr 22, 2015, Sunil Aruna Kappagoda (President, ASPAC & EVP) sold 52,900 shares at $35.29 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.

VeriFone Systems Inc. (VeriFone) formerly VeriFone Holdings Inc. is a holding company of VeriFone Inc. The Company is engaged in the secure electronic payment solutions. Its system solutions consist of point of sale (POS) electronic payment devices that run its and third-party operating systems security and encryption software and certified payment software as well as other third-party value-added applications. Its system solutions process a range of payment types. The Company’s electronic payment systems are available in several modular configurations offering its support to a range of connectivity options. The Company also offers customers technical support for installed payment systems consulting services and project management services for system deployment and customization of integrated software solutions. It provides solutions and services for the financial services retail petroleum restaurant hospitality taxi transportation and healthcare markets.

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