VeriFone Systems Inc (PAY) was Initiated by Craig Hallum to “Buy”. Craig Hallum advised their investors in a research report released on Oct 17, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on VeriFone Systems Inc. Shares were Downgraded by Imperial Capital on Sep 12, 2016 to ” In-line” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 18 from a previous price target of $24 .Shares were Reiterated by Deutsche Bank on Sep 2, 2016 to “Hold” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 15 from a previous price target of $19 .VeriFone Systems Inc was Downgraded by Piper Jaffray to ” Neutral” on Sep 2, 2016.
On the company’s financial health, VeriFone Systems Inc reported $0.42 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.02 according to the earnings call on Sep 1, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.40. The company had revenue of $493.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $515.79 million. The company’s revenue was down -3.3 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.47 EPS.
VeriFone Systems Inc closed down -0.04 points or -0.26% at $15.08 with 22,12,610 shares getting traded on Friday. Post opening the session at $15.17, the shares hit an intraday low of $14.94 and an intraday high of $15.19 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Friday session in Red.
In a different news, on Sep 30, 2016, Robert W Alspaugh (director) sold 8,250 shares at $15.81 per share price. According to the SEC, on Sep 28, 2016, Eitan Raff (director) sold 4,125 shares at $16.13 per share price. On Dec 30, 2015, Alok Bhanot (EVP, Engineering & CTO) sold 994 shares at $28.74 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 Companys 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.