NYSE:CISN - Cision Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$12.42 -0.30 (-2.36 %)
(As of 11/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$12.72
Today's Range$12.30 - $12.84
52-Week Range$11.16 - $18.28
Volume383,041 shs
Average Volume525,636 shs
Market Capitalization$1.73 billion
P/E Ratio21.79
Dividend YieldN/A
Cision Ltd. provides public relations (PR) software, media distribution, media intelligence, and related professional services worldwide. The company enables public relations and communications professionals to manage, execute, and measure their strategic PR and communications programs. It offers Cision Communications Cloud, an earned media cloud-based platform that brands can use to build relationships with influencers and buyers in order to amplify their marketplace influence; and provides media database that offers access to influencers when planning a campaign, as well as to schedule and record various interactions with contacts. The company also provides PR Newswire that offers wire distribution services, as well as a suite of products and services for investor relations (IR) professionals, including distribution for earnings and other material news, Webcasts and conference calls, IR Website hosting, and virtual investor conferences; iReach, WebMax, and PRWeb products to distribute shorter releases with Web-focused delivery and search engine discovery; and iContact, a cloud-based email and social marketing software application to create, publish, and distribute professional-quality emails, as well as multimedia content and broadcast distribution services. In addition, it offers media monitoring software that tracks and monitors content on digital, print, social, and broadcast sources. Further, the company enables its customers to assess media coverage by collecting and analyzing data and metrics on audience engagement, campaign reach and effectiveness, sentiment, and competitive benchmarking to quantify campaign results of earned media strategies, as well as provides data-driven insights that inform the creation of future campaigns and marketing investment. Cision Ltd. was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Prepackaged software
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNYSE:CISN
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio3.95
Current Ratio0.82
Quick Ratio0.82


Trailing P/E Ratio21.79
Forward P/E Ratio15.15
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$631.64 million
Price / Sales2.61
Cash Flow$1.5371 per share
Price / Cash8.08
Book Value$2.58 per share
Price / Book4.81


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.57
Net Income$-123,040,000.00
Net Margins-6.65%
Return on Equity31.58%
Return on Assets5.26%


Outstanding Shares132,710,000
Market Cap$1.73 billion

Cision (NYSE:CISN) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cision's stock symbol?

Cision trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CISN."

How were Cision's earnings last quarter?

Cision Ltd (NYSE:CISN) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November, 7th. The company reported $0.19 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.19. The business earned $177.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $176.92 million. Cision had a negative net margin of 6.65% and a positive return on equity of 31.58%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 10.9% on a year-over-year basis. View Cision's Earnings History.

When is Cision's next earnings date?

Cision is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Cision.

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

Cision issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, November, 7th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.83-0.85 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.84. The company issued revenue guidance of $724-728 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $727.66 million.

What price target have analysts set for CISN?

10 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Cision's shares. Their forecasts range from $16.00 to $21.00. On average, they expect Cision's share price to reach $18.8889 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 52.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Cision.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Cision?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cision 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 Cision.

Has Cision been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about CISN stock has been trending positive recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Cision earned a news impact score of 2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Cision's key competitors?

Who are Cision's key executives?

Cision's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Kevin D. Akeroyd, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 49)
  • Ms. Whitney Benner, Chief HR Officer (Age 44)
  • Mr. Jason Edelboim, Pres of Americas (Age 42)
  • Mr. Jack Pearlstein, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 54)
  • Mr. Gregg Spratto, Chief Operating Officer (Age 46)

Who are Cision's major shareholders?

Cision's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bamco Inc. NY (5.72%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (4.89%), BlackRock Inc. (2.72%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (2.05%), Pennant Investors LP (1.78%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.64%). Company insiders that own Cision stock include Holdings (Cayman) LP Canyon, L Dyson Dryden and Mark Ein. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Cision.

Which institutional investors are selling Cision stock?

CISN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Janus Henderson Group PLC, First Pacific Advisors LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Reinhart Partners Inc., Credit Suisse AG and Quantum Capital Management. Company insiders that have sold Cision company stock in the last year include Holdings (Cayman) LP Canyon, L Dyson Dryden and Mark Ein. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cision.

Which institutional investors are buying Cision stock?

CISN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pennant Investors LP, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Capital World Investors, BlackRock Inc., Bamco Inc. NY, First Trust Advisors LP, Citadel Advisors LLC and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cision.

How do I buy shares of Cision?

Shares of CISN 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 Cision's stock price today?

One share of CISN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.42.

How big of a company is Cision?

Cision has a market capitalization of $1.73 billion and generates $631.64 million in revenue each year. The company earns $-123,040,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $0.57 on an earnings per share basis. Cision employs 3,500 workers across the globe.

What is Cision's official website?

The official website for Cision is http://www.cision.com.

How can I contact Cision?

Cision's mailing address is 130 EAST RANDOLPH STREET 7TH FLOOR, CHICAGO IL, 60601. The company can be reached via phone at 866-639-5087 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Cision (NYSE CISN)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  130 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  143 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  273
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Cision and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CISN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CISN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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