Shares of Software AG (ETR:SOW) have earned an average rating of “Hold” from the fifteen brokerages that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price objective among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is €34.65 ($40.29).
SOW has been the topic of several research reports. HSBC set a €29.00 ($33.72) price target on shares of Software and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Monday, July 22nd. Deutsche Bank set a €29.00 ($33.72) price objective on shares of Software and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, July 22nd. Credit Suisse Group set a €32.70 ($38.02) price objective on shares of Software and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, July 19th. Warburg Research set a €30.00 ($34.88) price objective on shares of Software and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, July 22nd. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group set a €36.00 ($41.86) price objective on shares of Software and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday.
Shares of SOW opened at €26.59 ($30.92) on Friday. The company’s fifty day moving average is €25.21 and its 200 day moving average is €28.25. Software has a fifty-two week low of €22.80 ($26.51) and a fifty-two week high of €41.09 ($47.78). The stock has a market capitalization of $1.97 billion and a PE ratio of 12.14. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 29.64, a quick ratio of 1.40 and a current ratio of 1.44.
Software Aktiengesellschaft provides software development, licensing, and maintenance; and information (IT) services worldwide. It operates through three segments: Digital Business Platform, Adabas & Natural, and Consulting. The company offers Adabas & Natural, a transaction processing platform that enables digital enterprises to leverage core systems in various ways; Alfabet for use in IT planning and portfolio management, as well as enterprise architecture management; Apama, a platform for streaming analytics and intelligent automated actions on fast-moving big data; and Architecture for Integrated Information Systems, a platform that makes processes transparent, controlled, manageable, and agile.
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