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Imperva Stock Price Quoted above Average

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Shareholder returns and stock trends

Cyber and data security provider Imperva (IMPV) has generated returns of 152.29% in the trailing 12 months (or TTM) and 33.63% in the trailing one-month period. The share price of the firm has increased to 4.97% on September 23, 2015.

Imperva’s peer companies include Splunk (SPLK), Symantec (SYMC), and Fortinet (FTNT), which generated returns of 1.70%, 0.50%, and 1.32%, respectively, on September 23, 2015.

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Moving averages

On September 23, 2015, the last trading price of Imperva was $73.67. The firm was trading 13.73%, 11.40%, and 15.64% above its 20-day, 50-day, and 100-day moving averages of $63.70, $66.12, and $64.77, respectively.

Moving average convergence divergence and RSI

The moving average convergence divergence (or MACD) is the difference between the short-term and long-term moving averages of a firm. The nine-day MACD is -0.65 for Imperva and shows a downward trading trend, as the figure is negative.

The 14-day relative strength index (or RSI) for Imperva is 66, which shows that the stock is neither oversold nor overbought. If the RSI is above 70, it indicates the stock is overbought while an RSI figure of below 30 suggests that a stock has been oversold.

Imperva constitutes 0.11% of the iShares Russell 2000 ETF (IWM) and comprises 0.41% of the iShares North American Tech-Software ETF (IGV).

Analyst recommendations

Out of 21 analysts covering Imperva (IMPV), 15 have a “buy” recommendation, one has a “sell” recommendation, and five have a “hold” recommendation. The analyst stock price target for the firm is $77.94 with a median target estimate of $80.00. Imperva is trading at a discount of 7.91% with respect to its median target.

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