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News Bell: CDK Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDK) & Bottomline Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:EPAY)

CDK Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDK)

CDK Global, Inc. provides integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail industry. The Company operates in three segments: Automotive Retail Solutions North America, Automotive Retail Solutions International, and Digital Marketing Solutions. It integrates workflow processes from pre-sale targeted advertising and marketing campaigns to the sale, financing, insurance, parts supply, repair and maintenance of vehicles. CDK Global, Inc. is based in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.

CDK Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDK)’s Financial Overview

CDK Global, Inc. (NASDAQ) surged 1.79% yesterday to close its trading session at $56.24. The company has 1 year Price Target of $67. CDK Global, Inc. has 52-Week high of $71.71 and 52-Week Low of $44.01. The stock touched its 52-Week High on 71.71 and 52-Week Low on 44.01. The stock traded with the volume of 1.43 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $7.13 Billion.

CDK Global, Inc. (NASDAQ) reported its last quarterly earnings on 9/29/2018 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.89/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.88/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.01 a share with a surprise factor of 1.1%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 9.72 Percent, SMA50 of 13.81 Percent and SMA200 of -3.98 percent. CDK Global, Inc. has P/S value of 3.11 while its P/B value stands at 0. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 12.7 percent, Return on Equity of -105.2 percent and Return on Investment of 20.1 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 48.7 percent and 27.4 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2.2 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 5 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for CDK Global Inc have a median target of 67.00, with a high estimate of 80.00 and a low estimate of 55.00. The median estimate represents a +19.13% increase from the last price of 56.24.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

Bottomline Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:EPAY)

Bottomline Technologies (de) & Inc. provides collaborative payment, invoice and document automation solutions to corporations, financial institutions and banks around the world. The company’s solutions are used to streamline, automate and manage processes involving payments, invoicing, global cash management, supply chain finance and transactional documents. It’s Paymode-X settlement network as a technology solution to expand the banks’ treasury management offerings both domestically and around the globe. Paymode-X enables financial institutions to offer comprehensive payables solutions for their corporate customers to convert their paper-based payments to electronic payments quickly and easily. Bottomline Technologies (de) & Inc. deep experience in cyber fraud risk management solutions to launch a new payment fraud solution for members of the SWIFT payment network.

Bottomline Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:EPAY)’s Financial Outlook

The 8 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Bottomline Technologies (DE) Inc have a median target of 59.50, with a high estimate of 88.00 and a low estimate of 47.00. The median estimate represents a +27.14% increase from the last price of 46.80.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Bottomline Technologies, Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 2.13. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock surged 2.93% and closed its last trading session at $46.8. The company has the market capitalization of $1.92 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $74.05 and 52-Week low of $35.53. The firm touched its 52-Week high on 74.05 and 52-Week low on 35.49. The company has volume of 508254 shares. The company has a total of 41.09 Million shares outstanding.

Bottomline Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.35/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.35/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0. This shows a surprise factor of 0 percent.

The company has YTD performance of -2.5 percent. Beta for Bottomline Technologies, Inc. stands at 0.98 while its ATR (average true range) is 2.28. The company has Weekly Volatility of 4.56%% and Monthly Volatility of 3.96%%.

Bottomline Technologies, Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -1.49%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -3.38 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -14.71%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 1.5 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 3 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 1.3% with Gross margin of 56.2 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 1.4% and 2.2% respectively.