Equities analysts expect that AlarmCom Hldg Inc (NASDAQ:ALRM) will report earnings of $0.25 per share for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Seven analysts have made estimates for AlarmCom’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $0.24 to $0.27. AlarmCom reported earnings of $0.27 per share during the same quarter last year, which suggests a negative year-over-year growth rate of 7.4%. The firm is expected to report its next quarterly earnings report on Wednesday, November 14th.

On average, analysts expect that AlarmCom will report full year earnings of $1.21 per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.20 to $1.24. For the next fiscal year, analysts forecast that the business will post earnings of $1.39 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.33 to $1.49. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS calculations are an average based on a survey of research firms that cover AlarmCom.

AlarmCom (NASDAQ:ALRM) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 7th. The software maker reported $0.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.12. AlarmCom had a negative return on equity of 64.90% and a net margin of 9.75%. The firm had revenue of $104.49 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $94.72 million.

ALRM has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed an “outperform” rating on shares of AlarmCom in a research report on Friday, August 17th. Goldman Sachs Group downgraded AlarmCom from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating and set a $30.00 target price on the stock. in a research report on Wednesday, June 20th. Jefferies Financial Group lifted their target price on AlarmCom to $55.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 8th. Maxim Group lifted their target price on AlarmCom from $59.00 to $69.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 18th. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded AlarmCom from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, June 18th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating, nine have issued a buy rating and two have issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $53.75.

In related news, Director Hugh Panero sold 1,115 shares of AlarmCom stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $56.75, for a total transaction of $63,276.25. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 4,835 shares in the company, valued at $274,386.25. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, insider Jean-Paul Martin sold 10,000 shares of AlarmCom stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $56.68, for a total value of $566,800.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 148,004 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $8,388,866.72. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 324,245 shares of company stock valued at $17,998,456 in the last quarter. 37.10% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Riverbridge Partners LLC boosted its holdings in shares of AlarmCom by 26.3% during the third quarter. Riverbridge Partners LLC now owns 1,517,237 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $87,089,000 after acquiring an additional 315,895 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp boosted its holdings in shares of AlarmCom by 30.6% during the second quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 458,800 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $18,526,000 after acquiring an additional 107,491 shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its holdings in shares of AlarmCom by 16.3% during the second quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 404,139 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $16,319,000 after acquiring an additional 56,715 shares during the period. California Public Employees Retirement System boosted its holdings in shares of AlarmCom by 37.2% during the second quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 35,165 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $1,420,000 after acquiring an additional 9,536 shares during the period. Finally, Centaurus Financial Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of AlarmCom by 5.1% during the second quarter. Centaurus Financial Inc. now owns 270,726 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $10,932,000 after acquiring an additional 13,017 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 96.01% of the company’s stock.

Shares of NASDAQ:ALRM traded down $3.31 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $51.92. The company had a trading volume of 1,178,793 shares, compared to its average volume of 492,368. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -1.08, a quick ratio of 3.93 and a current ratio of 4.25. The company has a market cap of $2.74 billion, a P/E ratio of 68.32, a P/E/G ratio of 3.35 and a beta of 1.33. AlarmCom has a 1-year low of $33.39 and a 1-year high of $60.20.

AlarmCom Company Profile

Alarm.com Holdings, Inc provides cloud-based software platform solutions for smart residential and commercial properties in the United States and internationally. The company provides interactive security solutions to control and monitor their security systems, as well as connected security devices, including door locks, motion sensors, thermostats, garage doors, and video cameras; and high definition video monitoring solutions, such as live streaming, smart clip capture, secure cloud storage, video alerts, continuous HD recording, and commercial video surveillance solutions.

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