Bottomline Technologies (EPAY) Gets a Buy Rating from Barrington

By Ryan Adsit

In a report released today, Gary Prestopino from Barrington maintained a Buy rating on Bottomline Technologies (EPAYResearch Report), with a price target of $57.50. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $44.96.

According to TipRanks.com, Prestopino is a 3-star analyst with an average return of 0.7% and a 50.7% success rate. Prestopino covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as US Auto Parts Network, Kar Auction Services, and Ritchie Bros.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Strong Buy analyst consensus rating for Bottomline Technologies with a $51.63 average price target, a 22.1% upside from current levels. In a report released today, Needham also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $55.00 price target.

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Bottomline Technologies’ market cap is currently $1.85B and has a P/E ratio of 187.5. The company has a Price to Book ratio of 4.59.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 79 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders selling their shares of EPAY in relation to earlier this year.

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Bottomline Technologies, Inc. engages in facilitating electronic payments and transaction settlement between businesses, vendors, and banks. It operates through the following segments: Cloud Solutions; Banking Solutions; Payments and Transactional Documents; and Other.