New Relic (NYSE:NEWR) Price Target Increased to $77.00 by Analysts at Truist Financial

New Relic (NYSE:NEWRGet Rating) had its price objective lifted by Truist Financial from $65.00 to $77.00 in a report issued on Wednesday morning, The Fly reports. The firm currently has a hold rating on the software maker’s stock.

Several other equities research analysts have also issued reports on the company. Raymond James raised their price objective on New Relic from $75.00 to $90.00 and gave the company a strong-buy rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 8th. Canaccord Genuity Group increased their price target on New Relic from $74.00 to $88.00 and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Thursday, February 9th. Credit Suisse Group increased their price target on New Relic from $78.00 to $90.00 and gave the stock an outperform rating in a report on Wednesday, February 8th. Robert W. Baird increased their price target on New Relic from $90.00 to $92.00 and gave the stock an outperform rating in a report on Wednesday. Finally, Morgan Stanley increased their price target on New Relic from $67.00 to $80.00 and gave the stock an equal weight rating in a report on Wednesday, February 8th. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, six have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, the stock currently has a consensus rating of Moderate Buy and an average target price of $79.80.

New Relic Stock Down 3.3 %

NYSE NEWR opened at $79.75 on Wednesday. The firm has a market cap of $5.49 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of -29.76 and a beta of 0.90. The business has a 50-day moving average price of $73.65 and a 200-day moving average price of $66.11. New Relic has a twelve month low of $42.40 and a twelve month high of $86.00.

Insiders Place Their Bets

In other New Relic news, insider Thomas J. Lloyd sold 1,079 shares of New Relic stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $84.04, for a total value of $90,679.16. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 5,214 shares in the company, valued at approximately $438,184.56. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. In other news, COO Kristy Friedrichs sold 8,370 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $70.18, for a total value of $587,406.60. Following the completion of the sale, the chief operating officer now owns 22,465 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,576,593.70. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, insider Thomas J. Lloyd sold 1,079 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, May 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $84.04, for a total transaction of $90,679.16. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 5,214 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $438,184.56. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders sold 106,191 shares of company stock valued at $30,457,526. Company insiders own 21.00% of the company’s stock.

Institutional Inflows and Outflows

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Belpointe Asset Management LLC acquired a new position in New Relic during the 4th quarter valued at about $29,000. Bourgeon Capital Management LLC bought a new position in shares of New Relic in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $42,000. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of New Relic by 78.4% in the fourth quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 901 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $51,000 after acquiring an additional 396 shares in the last quarter. SRS Capital Advisors Inc. bought a new position in shares of New Relic in the first quarter valued at approximately $75,000. Finally, Iron Horse Wealth Management LLC bought a new position in shares of New Relic in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $66,000. 83.56% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

New Relic Company Profile

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New Relic, Inc engages in the provision of software solutions. It delivers an open and extensible cloud-based platform that enables organizations to collect, store and analyze massive amounts of data in real time to better operate applications and infrastructure. It offers solutions to e-commerce and retail, media, and public sector industries.

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