Epiq Systems Company Profile (NASDAQ:EPIQ)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Epiq Systems (NASDAQ:EPIQ) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $14.00 (14.37% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Epiq Systems (NASDAQ:EPIQ)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
3/2/2016Avondale PartnersBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$13.00 -> $14.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/6/2015Barrington ResearchInitiated CoverageMarket PerformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/21/2015William BlairReiterated RatingMarket PerformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/27/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Epiq Systems (NASDAQ:EPIQ)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
8/1/2016        
5/3/2016Q1$0.14$0.20$125.63 million$131.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/1/2016Q4$0.25$0.29$140.98 million$136.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/3/2015Q315$0.23$0.24$139.04 million$142.54 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/3/2015Q215$0.18$0.18$129.48 million$130.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/28/2015Q115$0.10$0.15$99.93 million$107.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/2/2015Q414$0.18$0.22$113.02 million$108.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/28/2014Q314$0.23$0.18$126.50 million$104.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/31/2014Q214$0.21$0.21$121.17 million$115.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/29/2014Q114$0.19$0.19$119.77 million$116.22 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/25/2014Q413$0.26$0.26$117.46 million$129.44 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/28/2013Q313$0.26$0.11$109.03 million$109.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/30/2013Q2 2013$0.23$0.24$96.82 million$105.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/30/2013Q1 2013$0.23$0.23$99.27 million$102.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/4/2013Q4 2012$0.26$0.26$94.11 million$88.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/1/2012Q312$0.26$0.24$91.93 million$83.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/31/2012$0.24$0.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/26/2012$0.21$0.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/29/2012$0.26$0.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/27/2011$0.24$0.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/28/2011$0.22$0.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/28/2011$0.20$0.19ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/22/2011$0.21$0.21ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Epiq Systems (NASDAQ:EPIQ)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$0.03$0.04$0.04
Q2 20162$0.01$0.07$0.04
Q3 20162$0.07$0.10$0.09
Q4 20162$0.10$0.13$0.12
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Epiq Systems (NASDAQ:EPIQ)
Annual Dividend:$0.36
Dividend Yield:2.20%
Payout Ratio:-97.30% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
40.45% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
36.00% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Epiq Systems (NASDAQ:EPIQ)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
4/28/2016quarterly$0.092.44%5/19/20165/23/20167/5/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/25/2016quarterly$0.092.68%3/31/20164/4/20165/2/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/5/2015quarterly$0.092.83%1/5/20161/7/20162/15/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
9/9/2015quarterly$0.092.9%10/13/201510/15/201511/16/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/23/2015quarterly$0.092.16%5/21/20155/26/20158/3/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/27/2015quarterly$0.092.04%4/22/20154/24/20155/29/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/7/2014quarterly$0.092.2%1/7/20151/9/20152/20/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
9/30/2014quarterly$0.092.06%11/24/201411/26/201412/11/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
6/11/2014quarterly$0.092.98%7/30/20148/1/20149/9/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/7/2014quarterly$0.092.54%4/29/20145/1/20146/3/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/6/2013quarterly$0.092.29%1/10/20141/14/20142/24/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
9/5/2013quarterly$0.092.89%10/30/201311/1/201312/9/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
6/13/2013quarterly$0.092.77%7/30/20138/1/20139/9/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/28/2013quarterly$0.092.88%4/29/20135/1/20136/3/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Epiq Systems (NASDAQ:EPIQ)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
6/19/2014Christopher E OlofsonChairmanSell164,820$12.94$2,132,770.80View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/16/2014Joel PelofskyDirectorSell1,600$12.34$19,744.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/29/2012Tom W OlofsonCEOBuy20,000$11.37$227,400.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/12/2012Charles C Iv ConnelyDirectorBuy5,000$10.44$52,200.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Epiq Systems (NASDAQ:EPIQ)
DateHeadline
07/27/16 09:33 PMEPIQ Systems Inc. (EPIQ) Jumps 13.38% on July 27
07/27/16 09:33 PMEpiq Systems To Be Acquired By Omers Private Equity In Deal Worth $1 Bln
07/27/16 09:33 PMEpiq Systems Agrees to $627 Million Buyout
07/27/16 09:33 PMEpiq to be acquired by PE funds in $1B deal
07/27/16 09:33 PMEPIQ Systems : Embattled Epiq Systems agrees to $1 billion buyout and merger with rival DTI
07/27/16 09:33 PMEmbattled Epiq Systems agrees to $1 billion buyout and merger with rival DTI
07/27/16 01:25 PMSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Announces an Investigation Concerning Whether the Sale of Epiq Systems, Inc. to OMERS Private Equity & Harvest Partners, LP is Fair to Shareholders - EPIQ - [Accesswire] - NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / July 27, 2016 / The following statement is being issued by Levi & Korsinsky, LLP: To: All Persons or Entities who purchased Epiq Systems, Inc. ("Epiq") (NASDAQ: EPIQ) ...
07/27/16 09:47 AMEPIQ SYSTEMS, INC. SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Announces Investigation Of Buyout - [Business Wire] - Rigrodsky & Long, P.A.:
07/27/16 08:10 AM[$$] Epiq Systems Agrees to $627 Million Buyout - [at The Wall Street Journal] - Legal software company Epiq Systems has agreed to be taken private in a $627 million buyout deal, ending months of merger speculation.
07/27/16 07:37 AMEpiq Systems Strikes Deal To Be Acquired For $16.50 A Share By OMERS Private Equity and Harvest Partners -
07/27/16 07:00 AMEpiq Systems Reaches Agreement to be Acquired for $16.50 Per Share by OMERS Private Equity and Harvest Partners - [GlobeNewswire] - Transaction valued at approximately $1.0 billion. Upon completion of transaction, Epiq Systems and DTI to combine, creating a global legal services and technology leader. KANSAS CITY, Kan., July 27, 2016-- ...
07/26/16 07:30 AMEPIQ Systems, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : EPIQ-US : July 26, 2016 -
07/24/16 08:22 AMGrowing bank will add branch in the Crossroads
07/21/16 03:00 PMEpiq to Report Second Quarter 2016 Results and Host Call on Tuesday, August 9th at 4:30 p.m. ET - [GlobeNewswire] - KANSAS CITY, Kan., July 21, 2016-- Epiq Systems, Inc., a leading global provider of integrated technology solutions and services for the legal profession, will report results for the three months ended ...
07/15/16 06:28 AMBaker & McKenzie Welcomes New York Bankruptcy Duo
07/14/16 03:59 PMShort Interest In EPIQ Systems Moves 18.6% Lower
07/11/16 12:45 PM[$$] Fitzgerald's Take: Oil Bust Pushes Bankruptcies Higher - [at The Wall Street Journal] - The recent uptick in oil and natural gas prices is providing little comfort to many embattled businesses across the oil patch.
07/06/16 03:57 PMTotal Bankruptcy Filings Decline in First Half of 2016
07/05/16 11:08 AMEPIQ Systems, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:EPIQ) : July 5, 2016 -
07/04/16 07:11 AMEPIQ Systems, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : EPIQ-US : July 4, 2016 -
06/23/16 02:50 PMEPIQ SYSTEMS INC : Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits (form 8-K)
06/23/16 12:10 PMEpiq bumps up its annual meeting - [at American City Business Journals] - Epiq Systems Inc. changed the date of its annual meeting, moving it a week earlier than initially scheduled. The Kansas City, Kan.-based provider of integrated technology solutions for the legal profession (EPIQ) originally scheduled its annual meeting for Aug. 5, but has changed the date to July 28.
06/23/16 08:19 AMEpiq Announces July 28 as New Date for 2016 Annual Shareholder Meeting - [at noodls] - June 23, 2016 Kansas City, Kan. (June 23, 2016) - Epiq Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: EPIQ), a leading global provider of integrated technology solutions and services for the legal profession, announced today ...
06/23/16 08:05 AMEPIQ SYSTEMS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits -
06/22/16 03:57 PMBudding Economies Shine Bright in Global eDiscovery Market
06/21/16 07:36 AMEPIQ Systems, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : EPIQ-US : June 21, 2016 -
06/18/16 03:32 PMVillere Has Plans for Epiq Systems
06/14/16 08:00 AMEpiq Wins ALM Innovation Award for Innovative Managed Services Provider - [GlobeNewswire] - KANSAS CITY, Kan., June 14, 2016-- Epiq, a leading global provider of integrated technology solutions and services for the legal profession, today announced that ALM has recognized the company as an innovative ...
06/13/16 08:09 AMEpiq Releases New Version of Arq: eDiscovery Platform Now Includes Custom Reporting and Visuals - [at noodls] - June 13, 2016 Kansas City, Kan. June 13, 2016 - Epiq (NASDAQ: EPIQ), a leading global provider of integrated technology solutions and services for the legal profession, today announced the release of a ...
06/10/16 11:55 AMEpiq picks up $3.55M legal tab from activist shareholder - [at American City Business Journals] - A new filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission gives another glimpse at just how costly Epiq Systems Inc.'s legal battle with St. Denis J. Villere & Co. LLC really was. Thursday's SEC filing shows Epiq will need to pay $3.55 million for the New Orleans investment adviser's part of the legal battle, which started in December, went through circuit court and appeals court, and ended with the settlement on Monday. Villere initiated the lawsuit in December after Epiq refused to recognize Villere's right as a shareholder to nominate a competing slate of directors .
06/09/16 07:46 AMTenth Distribution Percentages Announced for Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. and Its Debtor Affiliates
06/08/16 04:02 PMEpiq defuses takeover battle in settlement with New Orleans investors
06/07/16 12:35 PMEpiq settles contentious shareholder suit - [at American City Business Journals] - Epiq Systems Inc. announced Tuesday that it reached a settlement agreement with activist shareholder St. Denis J. Villere & Co. LLC, putting an end to a legal battle over the composition of the company's board of directors. Under the terms of the agreement, the Kansas City, Kan., company (EPIQ) will appoint three new Villere-sponsored directors to its board: Jeffrey Galgano, who is CFO of Dallas-based Tidel Engineering LP and has experience advising on mergers and acquisitions Barry LeBlanc, who is a serial entrepreneur with experience implementing strategic business plans to position a company for merger or acquisition Gregory Share, who is a director at four companies and has more than 20 years experience in private equity To accommodate the new board members, Epiq agreed to expand its board to 12 members through Dec. 31.
06/07/16 08:44 AMBRIEF-Epiq and Villere enter settlement agreement
06/07/16 07:07 AMEPIQ SYSTEMS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Change in Directors or Principal Off -
06/03/16 04:05 PMTotal May Commercial Bankruptcy Filings Rise 32%; Commercial Chapter 11s Climb 22%
06/03/16 04:05 PMAACER: Bankruptcy Filings Stay on Downward Trend
06/02/16 07:15 PMEpiq Offers Relativity in China - [at noodls] - June 2, 2016 Kansas City, Kan. June 2, 2016 - Epiq (NASDAQ: EPIQ), a leading global provider of integrated technology solutions and services for the legal profession, today announced the availability of ...
06/02/16 04:00 PMTotal Commercial Bankruptcy Filings Increase 32 Percent in May - Total U.S. commercial bankruptcy filings increased 32 percent in May 2016 compared to May 2015, according to a news release from the American Bankruptcy Institute and data provided by Epiq Systems, Inc. Commercial filings equaled 3,358 in May 2016 ...
05/30/16 11:25 AMEPIQ Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:EPIQ) Impact Score At 0 - RealistInvestor.com - EPIQ Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:EPIQ) Impact Score At 0RealistInvestor.comAlpha One explored various online articles released on EPIQ Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:EPIQ), and it set a daily sentiment score of 0.046 on the company. The entity has an algorithm in place to know stock sentiment on the share after exploring the content ...and more »
05/27/16 11:29 AMTarget Check and Stock Performance Recap EPIQ Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:EPIQ) - Wall Street Hints and News - Target Check and Stock Performance Recap EPIQ Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:EPIQ)Wall Street Hints and NewsTracking stock performance from various views may help with share evaluation. Some investors might be more focused on short-term share action while others may prefer to view long-term performance. In recent session activity, EPIQ Systems, Inc.and more »
05/27/16 11:29 AMStock Rating Review for EPIQ Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:EPIQ) - Wall Street Hints and News - Stock Rating Review for EPIQ Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:EPIQ)Wall Street Hints and NewsInvestors may choose to follow the views of professional Wall Street analysts that regularly track the company. Covering equity analysts presently have a consensus stock rating of 3 on shares of EPIQ Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:EPIQ). Covering analysts will ...and more »
05/25/16 07:24 AMEPIQ Systems, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : EPIQ-US : May 25, 2016 -
05/21/16 01:54 PMBroker Roundup For EPIQ Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:EPIQ) - Share Trading News - Broker Roundup For EPIQ Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:EPIQ)Share Trading News11/11/2013 – EPIQ Systems, Inc. was upgraded to “hold” by analysts at Thomson Reuters/Verus. The share price of EPIQ Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:EPIQ) was up +2.26% during the last trading session, with a day high of 14.06. 135161 shares were traded on ...
05/21/16 01:54 PMAnalyst Rating Check on EPIQ Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:EPIQ) - Wall Street Hints and News - Analyst Rating Check on EPIQ Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:EPIQ)Wall Street Hints and NewsThis research may involve tracking what professional equity analysts think about the company. Currently, sell-side analysts have provided a consensus stock rating of 3 on shares of EPIQ Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:EPIQ). Analysts that cover the company will ...and more »
05/21/16 01:53 PMGlobal eDiscovery Market to Exhibit 16.20% CAGR from 2014 to 2022 Due to Increasing Use of Social Media in Organizations Worldwide - Inc., Epiq Systems, Inc., Symantec Corporation, Integreon Managed Solutions, Inc., and IBM Corporation. Transparency Market Research (TMR) is a global market intelligence company providing business information reports and services. The company's exclusive ...
05/19/16 02:25 PMAnalyst: Epiq's bankruptcy practice gains traction - [at American City Business Journals] - Epiq Systems Inc. landed five large new bankruptcy clients in the past 90 days and could be regaining some footing in that part of its business, which continues to face heavy competition. An analyst report by Peter Heckmann, managing director of Avondale Partners LLC in Kansas City, showed that Epiq (EPIQ) was retained to handle five of the 20 largest bankruptcies filed so far in 2016, after landing only one in 2015. Epiq's bankruptcy practice has been facing stiff competition from Prime Clerk LLC, which entered the market in 2013.
05/19/16 01:56 PMShare Performance and Target Price Review for EPIQ Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:EPIQ) - Wall Street Hints and News - Share Performance and Target Price Review for EPIQ Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:EPIQ)Wall Street Hints and NewsLooking at stock activity from multiple angles may be of benefit when examining share performance. Investors have the ability to focus in on short or long term share performance. During the most recent trading session, EPIQ Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:EPIQ) ...and more »
05/19/16 01:56 PMEPIQ Systems Inc (EPIQ) Drops 5.42% on May 17 - Equities.com - EPIQ Systems Inc (EPIQ) Drops 5.42% on May 17Equities.comEPIQ Systems Inc (EPIQ) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Tuesday May 17 as the stock slid 5.42% to $13.44, a loss of $-0.77 per share. Starting at an opening price of $14.16 a share, the stock traded between $13.34 and $14.20 over the ...and more »
05/19/16 01:56 PMEPIQ Systems, Inc. (EPIQ) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 19, 2016 - Nasdaq - EPIQ Systems, Inc. (EPIQ) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 19, 2016NasdaqEPIQ Systems, Inc. ( EPIQ ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 19, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.09 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 05, 2016. Shareholders who purchased EPIQ prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash ...and more »

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About Epiq Systems

Epiq Systems logoEpiq Systems, Inc. (Epiq) is a provider of professional services and integrated technology for the legal profession. The Company operates in two segments: the Technology segment (Technology), which provides eDiscovery managed services and technology solutions consisting of consulting, collections and forensics, processing, search and review, production of documents and document review services to companies and law firms, and the Bankruptcy and Settlement Administration segment (Bankruptcy and Settlement Administration), which provides managed services and technology solutions that address the needs of its customers with respect to litigation, claims and project administration, compliance matters, controlled disbursements, corporate restructuring, bankruptcy and class action proceedings. Its solutions and professional services cater to a range of client legal matters, including litigation, investigations, financial transactions and regulatory compliance, among others.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Information Technology Services
  • Sub-Industry: Application Software
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: EPIQ
  • CUSIP: 26882D10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $16.35
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $14.75
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $13.96
  • P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 1.66
  • Market Cap: $620.01M
  • Beta: 0.88
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.89 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.00 EPS
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Epiq Systems (NASDAQ:EPIQ) Chart for Wednesday, July, 27, 2016