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

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$51.42 +1.15 (+2.29 %)
(As of 01/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$50.27
Today's Range$49.26 - $52.34
52-Week Range$21.75 - $55.44
Volume606,460 shs
Average Volume362,436 shs
Market Capitalization$1.61 billion
P/E Ratio-65.19
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.19
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

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

Debt

Current Ratio0.87
Quick Ratio0.87

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$256.73 million
Price / Sales6.40
Price / Cash FlowN/A
Book Value($1.26) per share
Price / Book-40.81

Profitability

Net Income$-25,870,000.00
Net Margins-18.61%
Return on Assets-23.51%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,450
Market Cap$1.61 billion
OptionableOptionable

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) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 1st. The software maker reported ($0.23) EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.28) by $0.05. The software maker had revenue of $61 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $59.91 million. The business's revenue was up 8.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted ($0.06) earnings per share. View Benefitfocus' Earnings History.

When is Benefitfocus' next earnings date?

Benefitfocus is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, March 13th 2019. 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, November, 1st. The company provided EPS guidance of ($0.66)-($0.57) for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of ($0.62). The company issued revenue guidance of $255.0-258.0 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $256.51 million.Benefitfocus also updated its Q4 guidance to $0.06-0.15 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for BNFT?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Benefitfocus' stock. Their forecasts range from $29.00 to $61.00. On average, they expect Benefitfocus' share price to reach $48.70 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.3%. 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.

Has Benefitfocus been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about BNFT stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Benefitfocus earned a daily sentiment score of 0.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the software maker a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

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)

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 $51.42.

How big of a company is Benefitfocus?

Benefitfocus has a market capitalization of $1.61 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:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  366 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  280 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  646
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 1/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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