NYSE:CISN - Cision Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$14.70 +0.07 (+0.48 %)
(As of 05/28/2018 01:10 AM ET)
Previous Close$14.70
Today's Range$14.60 - $14.8180
52-Week Range$9.90 - $14.82
Volume318,347 shs
Average Volume294,538 shs
Market Capitalization$1.83 billion
P/E Ratio25.79
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta-0.11

About Cision (NYSE:CISN)

Cision logoCision 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

Industry Prepackaged software
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorComputer and Technology
SymbolNYSE:CISN
CUSIPN/A
Phone866-639-5087

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio3.71
Current Ratio0.87
Quick Ratio0.87

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio25.79
Forward P/E Ratio17.71
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$631.64 million
Price / Sales2.89
Cash Flow$1.6136 per share
Price / Cash9.11
Book Value$2.76 per share
Price / Book5.33

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.57
Net Income$-123,040,000.00
Net Margins-15.10%
Return on Equity3.04%
Return on Assets0.53%

Miscellaneous

Employees3,500
Outstanding Shares124,370,000

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 (NYSE:CISN) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 8th. The company reported $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.19. The business earned $179.30 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $169.49 million. Cision had a positive return on equity of 3.04% and a negative net margin of 15.10%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 23.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.07 earnings per share. View Cision's Earnings History.

When is Cision's next earnings date?

Cision is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August, 8th 2018. 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 Tuesday, May, 8th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.87-$0.89 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.87. The company issued revenue guidance of $722-$732 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $722.65 million.

What price target have analysts set for CISN?

4 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Cision's shares. Their predictions range from $13.00 to $16.00. On average, they expect Cision's share price to reach $15.25 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Cision.

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)
  • Mr. Jack Pearlstein, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 54)
  • Mr. Michael Piispanen, Chief Process & Operations Officer (Age 51)
  • Mr. Steve Solomon, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 54)
  • Mr. Pritham Shetty, Chief Technology Officer

Has Cision been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about CISN stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Cision earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company an impact score of 45.33 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

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 (5.75%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (4.83%), Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. (0.51%), Millennium Management LLC (0.49%), Spitfire Capital LLC (0.49%) and First Pacific Advisors LLC (0.49%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Cision.

Which major investors are buying Cision stock?

CISN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Spitfire Capital LLC, First Pacific Advisors LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Millennium Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., New York State Common Retirement Fund and Bamco Inc. NY. 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 $14.70.

How big of a company is Cision?

Cision has a market capitalization of $1.83 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.

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 (CISN)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  70 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  88 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  158
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.

Analyst Ratings

Cision (NYSE:CISN) Price Target and Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
4 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Cision in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $15.25, suggesting that the stock has a possible upside of 3.74%. The high price target for CISN is $16.00 and the low price target for CISN is $13.00. There are currently 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 3.003.003.003.00
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
4 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
3 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
3 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
3 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: $15.25$15.00$15.00$15.00
Price Target Upside: 3.74% upside26.48% upside17.37% upside17.37% upside

Cision (NYSE:CISN) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for Cision (NYSE:CISN)

Cision (NYSE:CISN) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/11/2018BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageOutperform$16.00MediumView Rating Details
3/22/2018Deutsche BankInitiated CoverageBuyLowView Rating Details
9/25/2017Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$14.00 ➝ $16.00MediumView Rating Details
7/28/2017CitigroupInitiated CoverageBuy$13.00LowView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/28/2016 forward)

Earnings

Cision (NYSE:CISN) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for Cision (NYSE:CISN)

Cision (NYSE:CISN) Earnings Estimates

Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.83 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.14 EPS

Cision (NYSE CISN) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/7/2018$0.22N/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2018Q1 2018$0.19$0.19$169.49 million$179.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/8/2018Y 2017$0.19$0.19$169.82 million$169.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2017Q3 2017($0.47)($0.38)$164.00 million$159.73 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2017Q2 2017($0.25)$0.13$156.80 million$157.13 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Cision (NYSE:CISN) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Cision (NYSE CISN) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Institutional Ownership Percentage: 31.45%
Insider Trading History for Cision (NYSE:CISN)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Cision (NYSE:CISN)

Cision (NYSE CISN) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
3/23/2018Holdings (Cayman) L.P. CanyonDirectorSell5,799,126$10.32$59,846,980.32View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Cision (NYSE CISN) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
Novel CleanCision System Reduces Incisional Contamination in Colorectal SurgeryNovel CleanCision System Reduces Incisional Contamination in Colorectal Surgery
www.prnewswire.com - May 21 at 2:34 PM
Cision Ltd. Announces Completion of Exchange Offer and Plan to Exchange Remaining Outstanding WarrantsCision Ltd. Announces Completion of Exchange Offer and Plan to Exchange Remaining Outstanding Warrants
www.prnewswire.com - May 18 at 5:18 PM
Cision Ltd. Announces Expiration and Results of Exchange Offer and Consent Solicitation Relating to its WarrantsCision Ltd. Announces Expiration and Results of Exchange Offer and Consent Solicitation Relating to its Warrants
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 9:54 AM
Cision Ltd. Announces Effectiveness of Registration Statement For its Exchange Offer and Consent Solicitation Relating to its WarrantsCision Ltd. Announces Effectiveness of Registration Statement For its Exchange Offer and Consent Solicitation Relating to its Warrants
finance.yahoo.com - May 15 at 10:14 AM
Cisions (CISN) CEO Kevin Akeroyd on Q1 2018 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptCision's (CISN) CEO Kevin Akeroyd on Q1 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - May 12 at 10:22 AM
Cision (CISN) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at BMO Capital MarketsCision (CISN) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at BMO Capital Markets
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 5:49 PM
Cision (CISN) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from BrokeragesCision (CISN) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 3:01 PM
Edited Transcript of CISN.N earnings conference call or presentation 8-May-18 9:00pm GMTEdited Transcript of CISN.N earnings conference call or presentation 8-May-18 9:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 9:52 AM
Cision Ltd. Announces Amendment to Registration...Cision Ltd. Announces Amendment to Registration...
www.prnewswire.com - May 9 at 4:21 PM
Cision: 1Q Earnings SnapshotCision: 1Q Earnings Snapshot
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 9:41 AM
Cision Ltd. Announces Amendment to Registration Statement For its Exchange Offer and Consent Solicitation Relating to its WarrantsCision Ltd. Announces Amendment to Registration Statement For its Exchange Offer and Consent Solicitation Relating to its Warrants
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 9:41 AM
Cision (CISN) Releases Quarterly  Earnings Results, Meets ExpectationsCision (CISN) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Meets Expectations
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 8:52 PM
Cision (CISN) Issues FY18 Earnings GuidanceCision (CISN) Issues FY18 Earnings Guidance
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 6:02 PM
Cision Reports First Quarter 2018 Financial Results; Provides Updated Full Year 2018 OutlookCision Reports First Quarter 2018 Financial Results; Provides Updated Full Year 2018 Outlook
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 4:18 PM
Cision (CISN) Upgraded to Buy at ValuEngineCision (CISN) Upgraded to Buy at ValuEngine
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 10:19 PM
Cision (CISN) and Its Rivals Head to Head ContrastCision (CISN) and Its Rivals Head to Head Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 8:36 PM
Zacks: Cision (CISN) Given $16.50 Average Price Target by AnalystsZacks: Cision (CISN) Given $16.50 Average Price Target by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 6:10 PM
Cision (CISN) to Release Earnings on TuesdayCision (CISN) to Release Earnings on Tuesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 11:46 AM
Cision Plans First Quarter 2018 Earnings Release and Conference CallCision Plans First Quarter 2018 Earnings Release and Conference Call
finance.yahoo.com - May 1 at 9:38 AM
Cision: Warrant Exchange Offer Is Extremely Positive Catalyst For The StockCision: Warrant Exchange Offer Is Extremely Positive Catalyst For The Stock
seekingalpha.com - April 26 at 9:26 AM
Cision State of the Media Report Reveals Rising Public Trust Amidst Journalisms Fake News BattleCision State of the Media Report Reveals Rising Public Trust Amidst Journalism's Fake News Battle
www.bizjournals.com - April 24 at 9:37 AM
Analyzing Cision (CISN) & Its PeersAnalyzing Cision (CISN) & Its Peers
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 9:14 AM
Cision (CISN) versus Its Competitors Critical SurveyCision (CISN) versus Its Competitors Critical Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 22 at 9:14 AM
Analyzing Cision (CISN) and Symantec (SYMC)Analyzing Cision (CISN) and Symantec (SYMC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 5:30 PM
NAB 2018 II Cision RoundupNAB 2018 II Cision Roundup
www.prnewswire.com - April 18 at 5:51 AM
 Cision (CISN) Given Consensus Rating of "Strong Buy" by Brokerages Cision (CISN) Given Consensus Rating of "Strong Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 1:18 AM
Mid-Morning Market Update: Markets Open Higher; Goldman Sachs Tops Q1 ExpectationsMid-Morning Market Update: Markets Open Higher; Goldman Sachs Tops Q1 Expectations
www.nasdaq.com - April 17 at 4:41 PM
Cision® Unveils Intelligent Enhancements for Global Communications SupportCision® Unveils Intelligent Enhancements for Global Communications Support
finance.yahoo.com - April 17 at 9:59 AM
Cision Ltd. Announces Commencement of Exchange Offer and Consent Solicitation Relating to its WarrantsCision Ltd. Announces Commencement of Exchange Offer and Consent Solicitation Relating to its Warrants
finance.yahoo.com - April 17 at 9:59 AM
Cision (CISN) Research Coverage Started at Deutsche BankCision (CISN) Research Coverage Started at Deutsche Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 9:43 AM
Cision® Wins Gold in 2018 Bulldog Awards for Excellence in PR MeasurementCision® Wins Gold in 2018 Bulldog Awards for Excellence in PR Measurement
finance.yahoo.com - April 9 at 9:55 AM
Cision (CISN) & Its Rivals Financial ReviewCision (CISN) & Its Rivals Financial Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 5:15 AM
 Cision Ltd. (CISN) Given Consensus Rating of "Strong Buy" by Brokerages Cision Ltd. (CISN) Given Consensus Rating of "Strong Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 3 at 9:39 AM
Cisions 2018 April Fools Day GuidelinesCision's 2018 April Fools' Day Guidelines
finance.yahoo.com - March 29 at 4:18 PM
Holdings (Cayman) L.P. Canyon Sells 5,799,126 Shares of Cision Ltd. (CISN) StockHoldings (Cayman) L.P. Canyon Sells 5,799,126 Shares of Cision Ltd. (CISN) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 26 at 10:10 PM
Cision (CISN) Downgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment ResearchCision (CISN) Downgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 26 at 9:18 PM
Cision (CISN) Upgraded to Buy at Zacks Investment ResearchCision (CISN) Upgraded to Buy at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 23 at 8:28 PM
Cision (CISN) Coverage Initiated at Deutsche BankCision (CISN) Coverage Initiated at Deutsche Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 22 at 2:40 PM
Cision Ltd. Announces Pricing of Secondary OfferingCision Ltd. Announces Pricing of Secondary Offering
www.prnewswire.com - March 20 at 8:48 PM
Cision Ltd. Announces Proposed Offering of...Cision Ltd. Announces Proposed Offering of...
www.prnewswire.com - March 20 at 9:53 AM
Brokerages Anticipate Cision Ltd. (CISN) to Announce $0.20 EPSBrokerages Anticipate Cision Ltd. (CISN) to Announce $0.20 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 19 at 7:13 PM
Cision Ltd. Announces Proposed Offering of 8,000,000 Shares by Selling ShareholdersCision Ltd. Announces Proposed Offering of 8,000,000 Shares by Selling Shareholders
finance.yahoo.com - March 19 at 9:50 AM
Edited Transcript of CISN.N earnings conference call or presentation 8-Mar-18 10:00pm GMTEdited Transcript of CISN.N earnings conference call or presentation 8-Mar-18 10:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - March 18 at 9:35 AM
Cision (CISN) Upgraded to Buy by Zacks Investment ResearchCision (CISN) Upgraded to Buy by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 15 at 7:06 PM
Cision reports 4Q lossCision reports 4Q loss
finance.yahoo.com - March 9 at 10:16 AM
Cision (CISN) Announces  Earnings ResultsCision (CISN) Announces Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 9 at 12:38 AM
Cision (CISN) Updates FY18 Earnings GuidanceCision (CISN) Updates FY18 Earnings Guidance
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 8 at 5:18 PM
Cision EPS in-line, beats on revenueCision EPS in-line, beats on revenue
seekingalpha.com - March 8 at 5:06 PM
Cision Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results; Provides Updated Full Year 2018 OutlookCision Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results; Provides Updated Full Year 2018 Outlook
finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 5:06 PM
MediaMath and Cision® Bridge Paid and Earned MediaMediaMath and Cision® Bridge Paid and Earned Media
finance.yahoo.com - March 7 at 9:47 AM

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