NASDAQ:SYKE - Sykes Enterprises Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$29.80 -0.14 (-0.47 %)
(As of 10/18/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$29.94
Today's Range$29.53 - $29.98
52-Week Range$25.90 - $32.15
Volume98,800 shs
Average Volume134,200 shs
Market Capitalization$1.31 billion
P/E Ratio14.82
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.74
Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated, together with its subsidiaries, provides multichannel demand generation and global customer engagement services. Its customer care services include handling billing inquiries and claims, activating customer accounts, resolving complaints, cross-selling/up-selling, and prequalifying and warranty management, as well as providing health information and dispatching roadside assistance. The company's technical support services comprise support around complex networks, hardware and software, communications equipment, Internet access technology, and Internet portal usage. It also provides customer acquisition services, which focuses around digital marketing, demand generation, and in-bound sales conversion, as well as inbound and outbound up-selling its clients' products and services. It also provides technical staffing services to outsourced corporate help desk services; and fulfillment services, such as order and payment processing, inventory control, product delivery, and product returns handling. The company offers its services through phone, e-mail, social media, text messaging, chat, and digital self-service support. Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated provides its services to corporations, medium-sized businesses, and public institutions in the communications, financial services, technology, transportation and leisure, healthcare, retail, and other industries. It operates in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Australia, the Asia Pacific Rim, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Tampa, Florida.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Computer integrated systems design
Sub-IndustryData Processing & Outsourced Services
SectorBusiness Services
SymbolNASDAQ:SYKE
CUSIP87123710
Phone813-274-1000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.11
Current Ratio2.90
Quick Ratio2.90

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio14.82
Forward P/E Ratio14.40
P/E Growth1.47

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.59 billion
Price / Sales0.80
Cash Flow$3.6745 per share
Price / Cash8.11
Book Value$18.57 per share
Price / Book1.60

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.00
Net Income$32.21 million
Net Margins1.39%
Return on Equity10.28%
Return on Assets6.68%

Miscellaneous

Employees55,000
Outstanding Shares42,820,000
Market Cap$1.31 billion

Sykes Enterprises (NASDAQ:SYKE) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sykes Enterprises' stock symbol?

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

How were Sykes Enterprises' earnings last quarter?

Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYKE) posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August, 6th. The information technology services provider reported $0.42 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.09. The information technology services provider had revenue of $396.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $402.95 million. Sykes Enterprises had a return on equity of 10.28% and a net margin of 1.39%. Sykes Enterprises's revenue for the quarter was up 5.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.21 EPS. View Sykes Enterprises' Earnings History.

When is Sykes Enterprises' next earnings date?

Sykes Enterprises is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November 5th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Sykes Enterprises.

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

Sykes Enterprises issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Monday, August, 6th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.04-2.11 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.05. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.63-1.64 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.69 billion.Sykes Enterprises also updated its Q3 guidance to $0.55-0.58 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for SYKE?

3 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for Sykes Enterprises' shares. Their predictions range from $29.00 to $36.00. On average, they anticipate Sykes Enterprises' stock price to reach $32.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Sykes Enterprises.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Sykes Enterprises?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sykes Enterprises in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Sykes Enterprises.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Sykes Enterprises stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Sykes Enterprises stock:
  • 1. Barrington Research analysts commented, "We need to get more comfortable with the company’s revenue growth prospects and its ability to address U.S. labor cost pressures before getting more optimistic on the shares. The U.S. labor market remains challenging as the strong economy makes it difficult to reduce high turnover levels." (10/5/2018)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated is a global business process outsourcing (BPO) leader in providing comprehensive inbound customer engagement services to Global 2000 companies, primarily in the communications, financial services, healthcare, technology, transportation and retail industries. SYKES' differentiated end-to-end service platform effectively engages consumers at every touch point in their customer lifecycle, starting from digital marketing and acquisition to customer support, technical support, up-sell/cross-sell and retention. SYKES provides its services through multiple communication channels encompassing phone, e-mail, web, chat, social media and digital self-service. Utilizing its integrated onshore/offshore and virtual at-home agent delivery models, SYKES serves its clients through two geographic operating segments: the Americas (United States, Canada, Latin America, India and the Asia Pacific region) and EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa). " (5/11/2018)

Who are some of Sykes Enterprises' key competitors?

Who are Sykes Enterprises' key executives?

Sykes Enterprises' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Charles E. Sykes, Pres, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. John Chapman, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 51)
  • Mr. David L. Pearson, Exec. VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 59)
  • Mr. James T. Holder CPA, J.D., CPA, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 59)
  • Mr. Lawrence R. Zingale, Exec. VP and GM of North America & EMEA (Age 62)

Who are Sykes Enterprises' major shareholders?

Sykes Enterprises' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Tributary Capital Management LLC (0.81%), Foundry Partners LLC (0.49%) and Bank of Montreal Can (0.22%). Company insiders that own Sykes Enterprises stock include Charles E Sykes, David Pearson, James T Holder, Jenna Nelson, John Chapman, Lawrence Zingale and Paul L Whiting. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Sykes Enterprises.

Which institutional investors are selling Sykes Enterprises stock?

SYKE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Tributary Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Sykes Enterprises company stock in the last year include Charles E Sykes, David Pearson, James T Holder, John Chapman and Lawrence Zingale. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sykes Enterprises.

Which institutional investors are buying Sykes Enterprises stock?

SYKE stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can and Foundry Partners LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sykes Enterprises.

How do I buy shares of Sykes Enterprises?

Shares of SYKE 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 Sykes Enterprises' stock price today?

One share of SYKE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $29.80.

How big of a company is Sykes Enterprises?

Sykes Enterprises has a market capitalization of $1.31 billion and generates $1.59 billion in revenue each year. The information technology services provider earns $32.21 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.00 on an earnings per share basis. Sykes Enterprises employs 55,000 workers across the globe.

What is Sykes Enterprises' official website?

The official website for Sykes Enterprises is http://www.sykes.com.

How can I contact Sykes Enterprises?

Sykes Enterprises' mailing address is 400 NORTH ASHLEY DRIVE SUITE 2800, TAMPA FL, 33602. The information technology services provider can be reached via phone at 813-274-1000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Sykes Enterprises (NASDAQ SYKE)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  136 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  220 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  356
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Sykes Enterprises and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SYKE will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SYKE will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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