Barclays Capital Reaffirms Overweight Rating on Verifone (PAY)

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Verifone (NYSE: PAY)‘s stock had its “overweight” rating restated by equities researchers at Barclays Capital (NYSE: BCS) in a report issued on Wednesday.

Shares of Verifone opened at 36.25 on Wednesday. Verifone has a 52 week low of $30.25 and a 52 week high of $55.89. The company has a market cap of $3.875 billion and a P/E ratio of 16.23.

Verifone last announced its earnings results on Thursday, May 24th. The company reported $0.64 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.61 by $0.03. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 61.6% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Verifone will post $0.74 earnings per share next quarter.

Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Deutsche Bank (NYSE: DB) reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of Verifone in a research note to investors on Friday, May 25th. Separately, analysts at UBS AG (NYSE: UBS) reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Verifone in a research note to investors on Friday, May 25th. They now have a $48.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $51.00. Finally, analysts at Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) cut their price target on shares of Verifone to $56.00 in a research note to investors on Friday, May 25th.

VeriFone Systems, Inc. (VeriFone), formerly VeriFone Holdings, Inc., is a holding company for VeriFone, Inc.

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