Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated Company Profile (NASDAQ:SYKE)

About Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYKE)

Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated logoSykes Enterprises, Incorporated is engaged in providing outsourced customer contact management solutions and services in the business process outsourcing (BPO) arena on a global basis. The Company has operations in two segments: the Americas, which includes the United States, Canada, Latin America, Australia and the Asia Pacific Rim, and EMEA, which includes Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The Company provides its service to clients from its locations in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Australia, the Asia Pacific Rim, Europe and Africa. It serves a range of clients, including medium-sized businesses and public institutions, which span the communications, financial services, technology/consumer, transportation and leisure, healthcare and other industries. Its Americas and EMEA groups primarily provide customer engagement services. The Company's outsourced customer contact management services include customer care, technical support and customer acquisition.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Business Services
  • Industry: IT Services & Consulting
  • Sub-Industry: Data Processing & Outsourced Services
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:SYKE
  • CUSIP: 87123710
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $1.24171 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 41,854,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $28.14
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $30.54
  • 52 Week Range: $25.77 - $34.49
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 18.46
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.05
  • P/E Growth: 1.66
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.53 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.80
  • Book Value: $18.40 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.60
  • EBITDA: $172.45 million
  • Net Margins: 4.36%
  • Return on Equity: 11.21%
  • Return on Assets: 6.65%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.35%
  • Current Ratio: 3.44%
  • Quick Ratio: 3.44%
  • Average Volume: 167,911 shs.
  • Beta: 0.84
  • Short Ratio: 8.02

Frequently Asked Questions for Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYKE)

What is Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated's stock symbol?

Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "SYKE."

How were Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated's earnings last quarter?

Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYKE) posted its earnings results on Monday, August, 7th. The company reported $0.37 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $375.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $376.83 million. Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated had a net margin of 4.36% and a return on equity of 11.21%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 3.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.36 EPS. View Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated's Earnings History.

When will Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated make its next earnings announcement?

Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November, 6th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated.

What guidance has Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated issued on next quarter's earnings?

Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated issued an update on its second quarter earnings guidance on Monday, August, 7th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.42-0.45 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.32. The company issued revenue guidance of $397-402 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $376.83 million.Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated also updated its FY17 guidance to $1.77-1.83 EPS.

Where is Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated's stock going? Where will Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated's stock price be in 2017?

3 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated's shares. Their predictions range from $29.00 to $38.00. On average, they anticipate Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated's stock price to reach $33.67 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated.

Who are some of Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated's key competitors?

Who are Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated's key executives?

Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Charles E. Sykes, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • John Chapman, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • David L. Pearson, Chief Information Officer, Executive Vice President
  • James T. Holder J.D., CPA, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary
  • James D. Farnsworth, Executive Vice President, General Manager
  • Lawrence R. Zingale, Executive Vice President, General Manager
  • Jenna R. Nelson, Executive Vice President - Human Resources
  • William N. Rocktoff CPA, Global Vice President, Corporate Controller
  • James S. MacLeod, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Vanessa Chee Ling Chang, Independent Director

How do I buy Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated stock?

Shares of Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated's stock price today?

One share of Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated stock can currently be purchased for approximately $29.35.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated (NASDAQ SYKE)
Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  86 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  126 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  212
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYKE) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: $33.67 (14.71% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYKE)
Price Target History for Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYKE)
Analysts' Ratings History for Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYKE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/9/2017SunTrust Banks, Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$34.00N/AView Rating Details
9/17/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingHold$29.00LowView Rating Details
1/17/2017SidotiInitiated CoverageBuy$38.00N/AView Rating Details
9/4/2016Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
3/8/2016Craig HallumUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
1/20/2016Barrington ResearchInitiated CoverageMarket PerformN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/19/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYKE)
Earnings by Quarter for Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYKE)
Earnings History by Quarter for Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated (NASDAQ SYKE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/30/2017$0.43N/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2017Q2 2017$0.32$0.37$376.83 million$375.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/8/2017Q1 2017$0.40$0.54$400.15 million$384.01 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/27/2017Q416$0.49$0.52$392.08 million$389.15 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2016Q316$0.49$0.55$388.96 million$385.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2016Q216$0.32$0.36$336.85 million$364.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2016Q116$0.38$0.42$321.24 million$320.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/29/2016Q4$0.46$0.55$335.88 million$337.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2015Q315$0.36$0.54$317.21 million$317.92 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2015Q215$0.26$0.36$302.81 million$307.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2015Q1 15$0.35$0.43$317.48 million$323.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/16/2015Q414$0.52$0.55$348.63 million$349.93 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2014Q314$0.36$0.45$330.60 million$332.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2014Q214$0.26$0.27$323.06 million$320.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2014Q114$0.33$0.30$323.11 million$324.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/18/2014Q413$0.41$0.33$333.03 million$335.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2013Q313$0.28$0.39$307.54 million$322.14 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2013Q2 2013$0.21$0.22$303.00 million$304.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2013Q1 2013$0.19$0.23$299.55 million$301.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2013Q4 2012$0.31$0.39$302.93 million$304.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2012Q312$0.27$0.31$267.04 million$280.53 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2012$0.23$0.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2012$0.22$0.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2011$0.28$0.44ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2011$0.32$0.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2011$0.27$0.35ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/28/2011$0.32$0.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYKE)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.77
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.00
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173$0.40$0.40$0.40
Q2 20173$0.32$0.39$0.35
Q3 20173$0.43$0.60$0.49
Q4 20173$0.46$0.66$0.53
Q1 20181$0.49$0.49$0.49
Q2 20181$0.45$0.45$0.45
Q3 20181$0.50$0.50$0.50
Q4 20181$0.56$0.56$0.56
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYKE)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYKE)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.70%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 86.34%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYKE)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYKE)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYKE)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/30/2017Charles E SykesCEOSell20,000$26.27$525,400.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2017Jenna NelsonInsiderSell3,672$33.99$124,811.28View SEC Filing  
5/22/2017James T HolderVPSell2,500$33.00$82,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2017Paul L WhitingDirectorSell14,164$32.75$463,871.00View SEC Filing  
3/30/2017James T HolderVPSell8,898$28.57$254,215.86View SEC Filing  
3/30/2017Lawrence ZingaleInsiderSell28,985$28.58$828,391.30View SEC Filing  
3/28/2017John ChapmanCFOSell6,200$28.52$176,824.00View SEC Filing  
3/20/2017David PearsonInsiderSell6,000$28.83$172,980.00View SEC Filing  
9/1/2016Charles E SykesCEOSell50,000$29.19$1,459,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2016Paul L WhitingDirectorSell13,700$29.61$405,657.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2016James T HolderVPSell3,300$30.54$100,782.00View SEC Filing  
8/4/2016William J MeurerDirectorSell10,116$30.35$307,020.60View SEC Filing  
5/12/2016John ChapmanCFOSell1,300$29.60$38,480.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2016James T HolderVPSell6,213$29.50$183,283.50View SEC Filing  
5/5/2016James T HolderVPSell1,787$29.50$52,716.50View SEC Filing  
5/5/2016Lawrence ZingaleEVPSell36,000$29.00$1,044,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2015James T HolderVPSell2,080$30.85$64,168.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2015Iain A MacdonaldDirectorSell17,000$30.09$511,530.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2015Jenna NelsonEVPSell18,660$30.12$562,039.20View SEC Filing  
8/19/2015David PearsonEVPSell5,000$25.28$126,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/11/2015Lawrence ZingaleEVPSell15,350$24.27$372,544.50View SEC Filing  
3/18/2015James T HolderVPSell3,300$23.85$78,705.00View SEC Filing  
3/17/2015David PearsonEVPSell5,000$24.00$120,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/13/2014Iain A MacdonaldDirectorSell3,000$24.20$72,600.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2014James S MacleodDirectorSell14,000$23.92$334,880.00View SEC Filing  
5/21/2014James HolderVPSell1,600$19.98$31,968.00View SEC Filing  
3/20/2014W Michael KipphutCFOSell12,694$20.50$260,227.00View SEC Filing  
2/28/2014W Michael KipphutCFOSell17,691$20.00$353,820.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2014W Michael KipphutCFOSell13,100$20.00$262,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/3/2013James MurrayDirectorSell10,000$21.47$214,700.00View SEC Filing  
11/29/2013Iain MacdonaldDirectorSell5,000$21.80$109,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2013Lawrence ZingaleEVPSell1,738$20.69$35,959.22View SEC Filing  
11/15/2013Paul WhitingDirectorSell14,000$20.62$288,680.00View SEC Filing  
11/13/2013James MurrayDirectorSell8,273$20.37$168,521.01View SEC Filing  
11/8/2013W Michael KipphutCFOSell50,000$20.00$1,000,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2013James HolderVPSell3,300$19.94$65,802.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2013H Parks HelmsDirectorSell1,675$17.75$29,731.25View SEC Filing  
9/6/2012James T HolderVPSell3,000$13.62$40,860.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2012Iain A MacdonaldDirectorBuy6,000$14.12$84,720.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYKE)
Latest Headlines for Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYKE)
DateHeadline logo$399.53 Million in Sales Expected for Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated (SYKE) This Quarter - October 12 at 8:02 AM logoSykes Enterprises, Incorporated (SYKE) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research - October 11 at 7:44 PM logoSykes Enterprises, Incorporated (SYKE) to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.45 Per Share, SunTrust Banks Forecasts - October 11 at 6:08 AM logoZacks: Analysts Expect Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated (SYKE) to Post $0.44 Earnings Per Share - October 10 at 12:12 PM logoHow 15 Seconds of Fame Is Enhancing the Fan Experience - Presented by: The Aol. On Network - October 8 at 7:06 AM logoSykes Enterprises, Incorporated to Webcast Third-Quarter 2017 Financial Results - October 7 at 8:57 AM logoSykes Enterprises, Incorporated to Participate in Barrington Research’s Fall Investment Conference - September 28 at 1:42 AM logoAnother round of layoffs at Sykes Enterprises in Amherst - September 27 at 3:38 PM logoSykes Enterprises, Incorporated to Participate in Barrington Research's Fall Investment Conference - September 26 at 6:32 AM logoFinancial Survey: Baozun (BZUN) and Sykes Enterprises, (SYKE) - September 22 at 10:08 PM logoSykes Enterprises, Incorporated (SYKE) Earns "Hold" Rating from Robert W. Baird - September 17 at 7:42 AM logoSykes Enterprises, Incorporated Expands Customer Service Delivery Model with a Beachhead in the Republic of Cyprus - September 15 at 9:34 AM logoClearlink and Portent Join Forces to Challenge Big Agencies With One of Their Own - September 8 at 8:57 AM logoEarnings Review and Free Research Report: Globant Reported Record Revenue, up 24.6% - September 8 at 8:57 AM logoInsider Selling: Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated (SYKE) CEO Sells 20,000 Shares of Stock - August 31 at 10:39 AM logoFinancial Review: Sykes Enterprises, (SYKE) & Actua Corporation (ACTA) - August 20 at 12:28 PM logoSykes Enterprises, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:SYKE) : August 17, 2017 - August 17 at 8:07 AM logo$400.14 Million in Sales Expected for Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated (SYKE) This Quarter - August 17 at 2:34 AM logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Sykes Enterprises Inc. - August 15 at 7:27 AM logoBarrington Research Weighs in on Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated's Q3 2017 Earnings (SYKE) - August 14 at 2:04 AM logoSunTrust Banks Research Analysts Lower Earnings Estimates for Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYKE) - August 11 at 11:40 AM logoQ1 2018 Earnings Estimate for Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated Issued By SunTrust Banks (SYKE) - August 10 at 12:20 PM logoEdited Transcript of SYKE earnings conference call or presentation 8-Aug-17 2:00pm GMT - August 9 at 7:59 AM logo22 Biggest Mid-Day Losers For Tuesday - August 8 at 1:51 PM logoSykes Enterprises, Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYKE) Issues Earnings Results - August 8 at 1:36 PM logoBRIEF-Sykes Enterprises Q2 earnings per share $0.21 - August 8 at 7:18 AM logoSykes Enterprises, Incorporated Issues Notice of Release of Second-Quarter 2017 Financial Results - August 8 at 7:18 AM logoSykes tops 2Q profit forecasts - August 8 at 7:18 AM logoSykes Enterprises, Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYKE) Issues Q3 Earnings Guidance - August 7 at 5:14 PM logoSykes Enterprises, Incorporated (SYKE) Issues FY17 Earnings Guidance - August 7 at 5:14 PM logoSykes Enterprises, Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYKE) Issues Q2 Earnings Guidance - August 7 at 5:14 PM logoSykes Enterprises, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SYKE-US : August 3, 2017 - August 4 at 8:48 AM logoSykes Enterprises, Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYKE) to Release Earnings on Monday - July 31 at 8:40 AM logoSykes Enterprises, Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYKE) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.32 Per Share - July 28 at 2:29 PM logoSykes Enterprises, Incorporated to Webcast Second-Quarter 2017 Financial Results - July 18 at 8:42 AM logoForm 4 SYKES ENTERPRISES INC For: Jun 30 Filed by: Farnsworth James D - July 6 at 3:48 PM logo Brokerages Anticipate Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYKE) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $377.19 Million - July 6 at 11:50 AM logoSykes Enterprises, Incorporated (SYKE) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.32 Per Share - July 4 at 11:16 AM logoPro-Trader Daily: Corporate News Blog - NASA Awards a $620 Million Engineering Services Contract to SAIC - June 9 at 1:38 AM logoSykes Enterprises, Incorporated to Participate in the Baird 2017 Global Consumer, Technology and Services Conference - June 2 at 5:22 PM logoSykes will lay off 71 in Amherst - May 13 at 1:52 AM logoBRIEF-Sykes enterprises Q1 non-GAAP earnings per share $0.54 - May 9 at 10:12 AM logoSykes Enterprises Inc Announces 29% Increase In Q1 Bottom Line - May 8 at 7:37 PM logoSykes Enterprises, Incorporated Issues Notice of Release of First-Quarter 2017 Financial Results - May 8 at 7:37 PM logoSykes tops Street 1Q forecasts - May 8 at 5:55 PM logoSykes Enterprises, Incorporated to Webcast First-Quarter 2017 Financial Results - April 20 at 1:10 PM logoSYKES ENTERPRISES INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report - March 1 at 11:08 PM logo4:30 pm Sykes Enterprises beats by $0.03, reports revs in-line; guides Q1 EPS below consensus, revs above consensus; guides FY17 EPS in-line, revs above consensus - February 28 at 7:42 PM logoSykes Enterprises Inc Announces 5% Decline In Q4 Bottom Line - February 28 at 11:40 AM
News IconBRIEF-Sykes Enterprises fourth quarter increased 15.4 pct - February 28 at 11:40 AM



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