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eGain Corporation [NASDAQ:EGAN]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Equities traders often pay a significant amount of attention to what top market analysts have to say about a potential stock investment. In regards to eGain Corporation [EGAN], the most recent average analyst recommendation we can read comes from the fiscal quarter ending in June. On average, stock market experts give EGAN an Outperform rating. Its stock price has been found in the range of 0.99 to 15.33. This is compared to its latest closing price of $11.69.

Wall Street analysts provide their ratings on a scale of 1 to 5, and the current average score for eGain Corporation [EGAN] is sitting at 1.75. This is compared to 1 month ago, when its average rating was 1.75.

For the quarter ending in Dec-18 eGain Corporation [EGAN] generated $0.02 billion in sales. That’s 8.78% higher than the average estimate of $0.02 billion as provided by Wall Street analysts. The three indicators above suggest that overall, this stock is demonstrating a mixed bag of positive appeal and some drawbacks, making it a somewhat risky investment that also has the potential to generate high ROI in the long run.

Keep your eyes on this company’s next financial results, which are scheduled to be made public on Mon 6 May (In 83 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of eGain Corporation [EGAN]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for eGain Corporation [EGAN] sitting at -1.61 and its Gross Margin at +60.72, this company’s Net Margin is now -3.20%. These metrics indicate that this company is not generating as much profit, after accounting for expenses, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is -28.92, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached -160.40%. Its Return on Assets is -5.01.

Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 1,505.21, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 23.28.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 184.27 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 5.60. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 4.70, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.02.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, eGain Corporation [EGAN] earns $132,127 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 8.40 and its Total Asset Turnover is 1.54. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Current Ratio is 0.71.

Performance Indicators

Let’s now turn our attention to trading performance: eGain Corporation [EGAN] has 18.87M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $220.59M. Its stock price has been found in the range of 5.40 to 19.05. At its current price, it has moved by -37.53% from its 52-week high, and it has moved 120.37% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 0.31, which indicates that it is more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 84.72. This RSI suggests that eGain Corporation is currently Overbought.

Conclusion: Is eGain Corporation [EGAN] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of eGain Corporation [EGAN], on the whole, present investors with both positive and negative signals. Wall Street analysts have mixed reviews when it comes to the 12-month price outlook, and this company’s financials show a combination of strengths and weaknesses. Based on the price performance, this investment is somewhat risky while presenting reasonable potential for ROI.