Blucora (BCOR) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Study Finds
Media headlines about Blucora (NASDAQ:BCOR) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Blucora earned a news impact score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the information services provider an impact score of 45.4855082067412 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Several research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Blucora from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday. Benchmark restated a “buy” rating and issued a $30.00 price objective on shares of Blucora in a research report on Monday, November 20th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Blucora from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $25.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Finally, TheStreet cut shares of Blucora from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Monday, October 30th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating, three have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $27.00.
Blucora (BCOR) opened at $22.55 on Monday. Blucora has a 52-week low of $14.25 and a 52-week high of $26.15. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.65, a quick ratio of 2.23 and a current ratio of 2.23. The company has a market cap of $1,040.00, a P/E ratio of 17.76, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.99 and a beta of -0.32.
Blucora, Inc is a provider of technology-enabled financial solutions to consumers, small business owners and tax professionals. The Company operates through the Wealth Management and Tax Preparation segments. The Company’s Wealth Management segment consists of HD Vest, which provides financial advisors with an integrated platform of brokerage, investment advisory and insurance services to assist in making each financial advisor a financial service center for his/her clients The Company’s Tax Preparation segment provides digital do-it-yourself (DDIY) tax preparation solutions for consumers, small business owners and tax professionals.
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