News coverage about ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW) has trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. ServiceNow earned a daily sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the information technology services provider an impact score of 45.1508474125767 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW) opened at $149.50 on Monday. ServiceNow has a 12 month low of $83.42 and a 12 month high of $149.99. The company has a quick ratio of 1.66, a current ratio of 1.66 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.10. The stock has a market capitalization of $25,860.10, a P/E ratio of -163.44 and a beta of 1.06.

Several analysts have recently weighed in on NOW shares. Mizuho restated a “buy” rating on shares of ServiceNow in a report on Monday, October 16th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut ServiceNow from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $138.00 price target on the stock. in a report on Tuesday, December 12th. Canaccord Genuity restated a “buy” rating and set a $150.00 price target (up from $130.00) on shares of ServiceNow in a report on Thursday, October 26th. Cowen restated a “buy” rating and set a $160.00 price target on shares of ServiceNow in a report on Monday, December 11th. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies restated a “buy” rating and set a $150.00 price target on shares of ServiceNow in a report on Monday, November 6th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating, twenty-six have issued a buy rating and three have issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $137.11.

In other news, CRO David Schneider sold 16,349 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $124.21, for a total transaction of $2,030,709.29. Following the completion of the sale, the executive now owns 67,185 shares in the company, valued at $8,345,048.85. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, Director Frank Slootman sold 150,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, October 31st. The shares were sold at an average price of $125.96, for a total value of $18,894,000.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 216,535 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $27,274,748.60. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders sold 630,174 shares of company stock worth $80,823,650. Insiders own 3.30% of the company’s stock.

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ServiceNow Company Profile

ServiceNow, Inc is provider of enterprise cloud computing solutions that define, structure, manage and automate services for global enterprises. The Company offers a set of cloud-based services that automate workflow within and between departments in an enterprise. It provides workflow solutions, and focuses on service management for customer support, human resources, security operations and other enterprise departments.

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