NASDAQ:BNFT - Benefitfocus Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$33.85 +1.88 (+5.88 %)
(As of 10/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$31.97
Today's Range$31.74 - $34.23
52-Week Range$21.75 - $44.70
Volume268,300 shs
Average Volume228,861 shs
Market Capitalization$1.29 billion
P/E Ratio-40.91
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.08
Benefitfocus, Inc. provides cloud-based benefits management platform for consumers, employers, insurance carriers, and brokers in the United States. It operates through Employer and Carrier segments. The company's products for insurance carriers include Marketplaces, which are online shopping environments; eEnrollment that provides online enrollment for benefits; eBilling, an electronic invoice presentment and payment solution; eExchange, a solution for communication; eSales for carriers and brokers to organize and manage accounts, track leads, generate quotes, and create proposals for products; and Core & Advanced Analytics, a data analytics solution. Its products for employers include Benefitfocus Marketplace that streamlines online enrollment, employee communication, and benefit administration; Communication Portal, an employee engagement portal; BenefitStore, a solution for employees to avail various ancillary benefits; ACA Management and Reporting, a solution for employers to manage ACA compliance; Billing & Payment, an electronic invoice presentment and payment application; Consumer-Directed Healthcare Accounts, a solution for health savings accounts management; and consolidated omnibus budget reconciliation act administration solution. In addition, the company provides professional and customer support services, which include implementation services, such as discovery, configuration, deployment, integration, testing, training, and technical support; HR support services; and video library services. Further, it offers partner offerings, such as RedBrick Health that provides access to customizable health assessments, digital coaching, tracking, and challenges; LifeLock that allows employees to purchase identity theft protection; and SAP SuccessFactors that provides employee performance management solutions, as well as Certified Carrier Programs. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Prepackaged software
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorComputer and Technology
SymbolNASDAQ:BNFT
CUSIPN/A
Phone843-849-7476

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio-3.49
Current Ratio0.98
Quick Ratio0.98

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio-40.91
Forward P/E Ratio-27.75
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$256.73 million
Price / Sales4.20
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book Value($1.26) per share
Price / Book-26.87

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.79)
Net Income$-25,870,000.00
Net Margins-16.55%
Return on EquityN/A
Return on Assets-21.21%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,450
Outstanding Shares31,890,000
Market Cap$1.29 billion

Benefitfocus (NASDAQ:BNFT) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Benefitfocus' stock symbol?

Benefitfocus trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "BNFT."

How were Benefitfocus' earnings last quarter?

Benefitfocus Inc (NASDAQ:BNFT) announced its earnings results on Thursday, August, 2nd. The software maker reported ($0.24) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.40) by $0.16. The software maker earned $60.60 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $56.93 million. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 10.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.05) EPS. View Benefitfocus' Earnings History.

When is Benefitfocus' next earnings date?

Benefitfocus is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Benefitfocus.

What guidance has Benefitfocus issued on next quarter's earnings?

Benefitfocus issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of ($0.74)-($0.54) for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of ($0.66). The company issued revenue guidance of $253-$258 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $255.27 million.Benefitfocus also updated its Q3 guidance to ($0.35)-($0.28) EPS.

What price target have analysts set for BNFT?

10 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Benefitfocus' stock. Their predictions range from $24.00 to $50.00. On average, they anticipate Benefitfocus' share price to reach $37.7778 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 11.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Benefitfocus.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Benefitfocus?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Benefitfocus in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Benefitfocus.

Who are some of Benefitfocus' key competitors?

Who are Benefitfocus' key executives?

Benefitfocus' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Raymond Alexander August, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 56)
  • Mr. Jonathon E. Dussault CPA, CFO & Treasurer (Age 45)
  • Mr. Mason R. Holland Jr., Co-Founder & Exec. Chairman (Age 53)
  • Mr. Ken Haderer, Exec. VP of Global Operations
  • Mr. James P. Restivo, Chief Technology Officer (Age 57)

Who are Benefitfocus' major shareholders?

Benefitfocus' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Essex Investment Management Co. LLC (0.14%). Company insiders that own Benefitfocus stock include A Lanham Napier, Francis J Pelzer, Goldman Sachs Group Inc, James P Restivo, Jonathon E Dussault, Shawn A Jenkins and Stephen M Swad. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Benefitfocus.

Which institutional investors are buying Benefitfocus stock?

BNFT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Essex Investment Management Co. LLC. Company insiders that have bought Benefitfocus stock in the last two years include A Lanham Napier, Shawn A Jenkins and Stephen M Swad. View Insider Buying and Selling for Benefitfocus.

How do I buy shares of Benefitfocus?

Shares of BNFT can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Benefitfocus' stock price today?

One share of BNFT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $33.85.

How big of a company is Benefitfocus?

Benefitfocus has a market capitalization of $1.29 billion and generates $256.73 million in revenue each year. The software maker earns $-25,870,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.79) on an earnings per share basis. Benefitfocus employs 1,450 workers across the globe.

What is Benefitfocus' official website?

The official website for Benefitfocus is http://www.benefitfocus.com.

How can I contact Benefitfocus?

Benefitfocus' mailing address is 100 BENEFITFOCUS WAY, CHARLESTON SC, 29492. The software maker can be reached via phone at 843-849-7476 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Benefitfocus (NASDAQ BNFT)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  345 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  256 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  601
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Benefitfocus and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BNFT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BNFT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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