BNFT - Benefitfocus, Inc.

NasdaqGM - NasdaqGM Real Time Price. Currency in USD
29.55
+1.26 (+4.45%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT
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Previous Close28.29
Open28.52
Bid29.56 x 900
Ask29.56 x 1200
Day's Range28.52 - 29.64
52 Week Range28.11 - 60.66
Volume350,687
Avg. Volume706,223
Market Cap961.276M
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.05
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
EPS (TTM)-1.66
Earnings DateJul 31, 2019 - Aug 5, 2019
Forward Dividend & YieldN/A (N/A)
Ex-Dividend DateN/A
1y Target Est53.30
  • Is Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ:BNFT) Trading At A 33% Discount?
    Simply Wall St.18 hours ago

    Is Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ:BNFT) Trading At A 33% Discount?

    Does the May share price for Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ:BNFT) reflect what it's really worth? Today, we will estimate...

  • Moving Average Crossover Alert: Benefitfocus
    Zacks8 days ago

    Moving Average Crossover Alert: Benefitfocus

    Benefitfocus, Inc. (BNFT) could be a stock to avoid from a technical perspective, as the firm is seeing unfavorable trends on the moving average crossover front.

  • Benefitfocus Recognized as Benefits Industry Innovator
    PR Newswire11 days ago

    Benefitfocus Recognized as Benefits Industry Innovator

    CHARLESTON, S.C., May 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Benefitfocus, Inc. (BNFT), a leading cloud-based benefits management platform and services provider, has been recognized by InfoArmor and Ultimate Software, two of the company's integration partners, as a benefits industry innovator. The companies each named Benefitfocus a winner of their partner ecosystem awards for its commitment to excellence, impact and collaboration in transforming the benefits industry.

  • GlobeNewswire16 days ago

    Benefitfocus to Present at J.P. Morgan’s 47th Annual Global Technology, Media and Communications Conference

    CHARLESTON, S.C., May 09, 2019 -- Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNFT), a leading cloud-based benefits management platform and services provider, today announced that its Chief.

  • Thomson Reuters StreetEvents22 days ago

    Edited Transcript of BNFT earnings conference call or presentation 1-May-19 9:00pm GMT

    Q1 2019 Benefitfocus Inc Earnings Call

  • Hedge Funds Have Never Been This Bullish On Benefitfocus Inc (BNFT)
    Insider Monkey23 days ago

    Hedge Funds Have Never Been This Bullish On Benefitfocus Inc (BNFT)

    The elite funds run by legendary investors such as David Tepper and Dan Loeb make hundreds of millions of dollars for themselves and their investors by spending enormous resources doing research on small cap stocks that big investment banks don't follow. Because of their pay structures, they have strong incentives to do the research necessary […]

  • Benefitfocus (BNFT) Q1 2019 Earnings Call Transcript
    Motley Fool23 days ago

    Benefitfocus (BNFT) Q1 2019 Earnings Call Transcript

    BNFT earnings call for the period ending March 31, 2019.

  • Benefitfocus (BNFT) Reports Q1 Loss, Tops Revenue Estimates
    Zacks23 days ago

    Benefitfocus (BNFT) Reports Q1 Loss, Tops Revenue Estimates

    Benefitfocus (BNFT) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 0.00% and 0.92%, respectively, for the quarter ended March 2019. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

  • Associated Press23 days ago

    Benefitfocus: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) _ Benefitfocus Inc. (BNFT) on Wednesday reported a loss of $14.2 million in its first quarter. The results matched Wall Street expectations. For the current quarter ending in July, Benefitfocus expects its results to range from a loss of 46 cents per share to a loss of 40 cents per share.

  • GlobeNewswire24 days ago

    Benefitfocus Announces First Quarter 2019 Financial Results

    CHARLESTON, S.C., May 01, 2019 -- Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNFT), a leading cloud-based benefits management platform and services provider, today announced its first quarter.

  • Will Benefitfocus (BNFT) Report Negative Earnings Next Week? What You Should Know
    Zackslast month

    Will Benefitfocus (BNFT) Report Negative Earnings Next Week? What You Should Know

    Benefitfocus (BNFT) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

  • First-of-its-Kind Consumer Benefits Coverage Index Illustrates Benefits Spending Patterns Across U.S.
    PR Newswirelast month

    First-of-its-Kind Consumer Benefits Coverage Index Illustrates Benefits Spending Patterns Across U.S.

    CHARLESTON, S.C., April 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Benefitfocus, Inc. (BNFT), a leading cloud-based benefits management platform and services provider, today announced the release of the Consumer Benefits Coverage Index™ ("the Index"). The Index creates a model for evaluating how adequately a consumer is protected through the employer-based benefits they've purchased. The value of the Index lies not only in serving as a benchmark for consumers to compare their own benefits coverage to that of their peers, but also to provide greater awareness on how they could better protect themselves and their families.

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  • GlobeNewswirelast month

    Benefitfocus Announces Date of First Quarter 2019 Financial Results

    CHARLESTON, S.C., April 12, 2019 -- Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNFT), a leading cloud-based benefits management platform and services provider, today announced that it will.

  • Benefitfocus Appoints Key Executives in Sales & Marketing To Accelerate Market Growth and Engagement Strategy
    PR Newswirelast month

    Benefitfocus Appoints Key Executives in Sales & Marketing To Accelerate Market Growth and Engagement Strategy

    Accomplished Technology Executives Further Accelerate Company's Platform Momentum and Market Leadership CHARLESTON, S.C. , April 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --   Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNFT), a leading ...

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  • Should Benefitfocus (NASDAQ:BNFT) Be Disappointed With Their 78% Profit?
    Simply Wall St.2 months ago

    Should Benefitfocus (NASDAQ:BNFT) Be Disappointed With Their 78% Profit?

    Want to participate in a research study? Help shape the future of investing tools and earn a $60 gift card! The Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ:BNFT) share price has had a bad week, falling 11%. While that might be a setback...

  • Benefitfocus Kicks Off National Employee Benefits Day at NASDAQ Stock Market Ringing the Opening Bell on Tuesday April 2, 2019
    PR Newswire2 months ago

    Benefitfocus Kicks Off National Employee Benefits Day at NASDAQ Stock Market Ringing the Opening Bell on Tuesday April 2, 2019

    CHARLESTON, S.C., April 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Benefitfocus, Inc. (BNFT), a leading cloud-based benefits management platform and services provider, today announced that it will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square to ring the NASDAQ stock market opening bell on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Benefitfocus executives will be joined by representatives of its platform ecosystem, including employers, medical carriers, life and ancillary insurance carriers, brokers and specialty product suppliers, to celebrate National Employee Benefits Day.

  • GlobeNewswire2 months ago

    Benefitfocus Announces Full Exercise of Underwriters’ Option to Purchase Additional Shares in Secondary Offering

    CHARLESTON, S.C., April 01, 2019 -- Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNFT), a leading cloud-based benefits management platform and services provider, today announced that the.

  • GlobeNewswire2 months ago

    Consolidated Research: 2019 Summary Expectations for CSX, Shake Shack, Univar, WideOpenWest, Benefitfocus, and Allegiant Travel — Fundamental Analysis, Key Performance Indications

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  • Benefitfocus Campus Day is Largest Open Enrollment Planning Event for Employee Benefits Industry
    PR Newswire2 months ago

    Benefitfocus Campus Day is Largest Open Enrollment Planning Event for Employee Benefits Industry

    CHARLESTON, S.C., March 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Benefitfocus, Inc. (BNFT), a leading cloud-based benefits management platform and services provider, today announced that 89 employers representing nearly six million consumer lives on the BENEFITFOCUS® Platform are attending its Campus Day on Thursday, March 28, 2019. The OE strategy sessions bring together employer customers, Benefitfocus advisors and account general managers, brokers and carrier partners to collaborate to build customized benefits plans that meet the specific business objectives of each employer.

  • Benefitfocus Expands BenefitsPlace™ with First-ever Property Product Suite and Full Choice of CDH Partners
    PR Newswire2 months ago

    Benefitfocus Expands BenefitsPlace™ with First-ever Property Product Suite and Full Choice of CDH Partners

    CHARLESTON, S.C., March 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Benefitfocus, Inc. (BNFT), a leading cloud-based benefits management platform and services provider, today announced the availability of a wider range of benefits products on The Benefitfocus Platform® for personal wellbeing and security at every stage in life. For the first time, personal lines insurance, including auto and renters coverage, is now available to brokers through Benefitfocus BenefitsPlace™. The company has also added greater choice of consumer-directed healthcare (CDH) account options and expanded the life insurance product offerings available within BenefitsPlace.

  • Benefitfocus Advances Platform Leadership With Artificial Intelligence, Productivity Enhancements and New Category of Products
    PR Newswire2 months ago

    Benefitfocus Advances Platform Leadership With Artificial Intelligence, Productivity Enhancements and New Category of Products

    CHARLESTON, S.C., March 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Benefitfocus, Inc. (BNFT), a leading cloud-based benefits management platform and services provider, today announced a significant expansion of the BENEFITFOCUS® Platform and Benefitfocus BenefitsPlace®. Announced during the company's annual One Place keynote address was a fully-deployed, all-new advanced artificial intelligence (AI) engine, BenefitSAIGE, that supports world-class data interchange and automation enhancements and powers deeper platform insights and communications. Leveraging advanced artificial intelligence technologies to offer deeper insights, designed to enhance the ecosystem experience for all participants, and driving smart content and recommendations that improve consumer experience.

  • Media Alert: Charleston, S.C. Mayor, John Tecklenburg, and State Treasurer of South Carolina, Curtis Loftis to Participate in Benefitfocus One Place Event
    PR Newswire2 months ago

    Media Alert: Charleston, S.C. Mayor, John Tecklenburg, and State Treasurer of South Carolina, Curtis Loftis to Participate in Benefitfocus One Place Event

    CHARLESTON, S.C. , March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --  Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNFT), a leading cloud-based benefits management platform and services provider, today announced the Honorable John Tecklenburg, ...

  • Here’s Why Benefitfocus Is a Way Better Buy Than Glu Mobile Stock
    InvestorPlace2 months ago

    Here’s Why Benefitfocus Is a Way Better Buy Than Glu Mobile Stock

    Trading within 5% of its 52-week high of $10.41, Glu Mobile (NASDAQ:GLUU) and Glu Mobile stock is on a roll. It's up almost 24% year-to-date through March 14 and a whopping 160% over the past year.Source: Glu Mobile As a result of the roll it's on, investors are wondering if this is the beginning of a move to $14.80 and beyond, the all-time high for Glu Mobile stock, which was achieved in June 2007 , or is $10.41 the best investors can hope for?However, when it comes to companies that aren't making money as is the case with Glu Mobile, I always ask myself if there isn't a better option available that is profitable. After all, investors like Catherine Wood might be comfortable betting millions on a company like Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA), but regular investors looking to grow their retirement accounts safely, ought to at least consider the alternatives.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips * 7 Small-Cap Stocks That Make the Grade The AlternativeI've found a company whose market cap is almost identical to Glu Mobile and also is losing money. Its name is Benefitfocus (NASDAQ:BNFT), and it provides a cloud-based platform that helps employers, insurance brokers and carriers, and other benefit suppliers, deliver excellent employee benefits. In a tight employment market like the one we have today, Benefitfocus' services could be the difference between an excellent business and a mediocre one. Mobile games vs. cloud-based technology. One is a more significant contributor to the health and wellness of Americans, but before I rush to judgment, why don't I consider the strengths of each business. Glu Mobile Stock StrengthsAny time you've got the Kardashians on your team, you're going to attract a lot of attention. According to the company's 10-K, Kim Kardashian: Hollywood generated $34.0 million in revenue in 2018, 28% higher than a year earlier, making it one of Glu Mobile's top revenue generators. In terms of its income statement, two things jump out at me that are positive. Overall revenues have grown by 64% over the past four years from $223 million in 2014 to $367 million in 2018. A little farther down the income statement, Glu Mobile's gross profits increased by 91% to $228 million from $137 million in 2014. Not only that, but gross margins increased slightly over the four years from 61.6% to 62.3%.Where things don't look nearly as positive is on the bottom line where it's managed to lose almost $200 million over the past five years. Looking at this with the glass half full, Glu Mobile only lost $13.2 million in 2018. More importantly, in the fourth quarter, it just lost $1.3 million on a GAAP basis, far less than the $39.6 million loss in Q4 2017.As CEO Nick Earl stated in its Q4 2017 press release, the fourth quarter and 2018 were good performances. "Our strong fourth quarter performance capped off a great year for Glu and our shareholders. Bookings for the full year grew 20% on the strength of our core business driven by the successful execution of our Growth Games strategy…The top line growth we delivered drove increased profitability on an adjusted EBITDA basis each quarter throughout 2018 on a year over year basis, reflecting the scale in our operating model."It might not be making money on a GAAP basis, but it's getting there. Benefitfocus' StrengthsBenefitfocus makes money on a subscription basis from its customers who use its software-as-a-service offerings over the cloud. Its employer customers sign one-year contracts that are renewable annually while insurance carriers sign contracts for more extended periods of three to five years. So, the amount of recurring revenue that it gets is reasonably high. Recurring revenue, in my opinion, is the Holy Grail of sales. In terms of the breakdown of its revenue, it gets approximately 66% of sales from those one-year employer contracts and the remaining 34% from insurance carriers. In 2018, Benefitfocus increased employer revenue by 10.6% year over year and 6.7% for carrier revenue, bringing the total to $258.7 million, 9.2% higher than a year earlier. On the bottom line, it lost almost $53 million on a GAAP basis in 2018, 4.6% higher than a year earlier. However, on a non-GAAP basis, Benefitfocus lost $18.3 million in the past year, 44% less than in 2017. In the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2018, it made $4.7 million, 375% better than a year earlier. So, it too is going in the right direction. The Bottom Line on Glu Mobile StockIn early February, my InvestorPlace colleague Will Healy suggested that only risk-taking investors should buy its stock on the dip. GLUU had dropped from over $10 down to the high $8s on the company's Q4 loss and a weak outlook for bookings in 2019. Healy felt that because the volatile nature of the gaming business, you've got to have a good understanding of the industry to know whether Glu Mobile is winning or losing.I don't disagree. Both stocks require a firm understanding of how they make money, whether competitive threats are real or imagined, and are they gaining a pathway to profitability.I believe both businesses are doing what it takes to grow profitably.However, if I only could buy one stock, I'd have to go with Benefitfocus for the sole reason that it's solving a problem. Businesses that do this have a good chance of succeeding. At the time of this writing Will Ashworth did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities. More From InvestorPlace * 2 Toxic Pot Stocks You Should Avoid * 5 of the Best Stocks to Buy Under $10 * 7 Single-Digit P/E Stocks With Massive Upside * 7 Best Quantum Computing Stocks Trading Today Compare Brokers The post Here's Why Benefitfocus Is a Way Better Buy Than Glu Mobile Stock appeared first on InvestorPlace.