BG Staffing, Inc. (NYSE:BGSF) saw a large decrease in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 165,700 shares, a decrease of 18.1% from the September 15th total of 202,400 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 82,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.0 days. Currently, 1.7% of the company’s stock are short sold.

NYSE:BGSF opened at $9.06 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.61, a current ratio of 2.17 and a quick ratio of 2.17. The stock has a market capitalization of $93.38 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.65, a PEG ratio of 0.55 and a beta of 1.92. BG Staffing has a 1-year low of $5.69 and a 1-year high of $22.38.

BG Staffing (NYSE:BGSF) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 5th. The company reported $0.16 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.05 by $0.11. BG Staffing had a net margin of 1.27% and a return on equity of 20.86%. The business had revenue of $62.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $60.89 million. As a group, sell-side analysts expect that BG Staffing will post 0.89 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Separately, ValuEngine cut shares of BG Staffing from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 13th.

About BG Staffing

BG Staffing, Inc provides workforce solutions and placement services in the United States. It operates through three segments: Real Estate, Professional, and Light Industrial. The Real Estate segment provides office and maintenance field talent to various apartment communities and commercial buildings through 56 branch offices in 29 states.

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