News headlines about Denny’s (NASDAQ:DENN) have trended somewhat negative this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Denny’s earned a daily sentiment score of -0.01 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the restaurant operator an impact score of 45.0311791758312 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

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Shares of Denny’s (NASDAQ DENN) opened at $13.38 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 0.40, a quick ratio of 0.36 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -2.95. Denny’s has a 1-year low of $10.87 and a 1-year high of $14.25. The stock has a market capitalization of $873.49, a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.47 and a beta of 0.57.

Denny’s (NASDAQ:DENN) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 1st. The restaurant operator reported $0.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.14. Denny’s had a negative return on equity of 52.30% and a net margin of 7.21%. The business had revenue of $132.38 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $133.58 million. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.13 earnings per share. Denny’s’s quarterly revenue was up 3.1% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts predict that Denny’s will post 0.55 EPS for the current year.

Several analysts have recently commented on the company. Wedbush reaffirmed an “outperform” rating on shares of Denny’s in a research report on Tuesday, August 8th. Zacks Investment Research cut Denny’s from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. TheStreet raised Denny’s from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Monday, October 16th. Finally, BidaskClub cut Denny’s from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 26th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Denny’s currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $12.67.

In other Denny’s news, VP Timothy E. Flemming sold 37,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.54, for a total transaction of $463,980.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 161,741 shares in the company, valued at $2,028,232.14. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, EVP F Mark Wolfinger sold 10,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $13.07, for a total value of $130,700.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders have sold 83,311 shares of company stock worth $1,057,810. Corporate insiders own 5.20% of the company’s stock.

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Denny’s Company Profile

Denny’s Corporation (Denny’s) operates a franchised full-service restaurant chain. The Company, through its subsidiary, Denny’s, Inc, owns and operates the Denny’s brand. As of December 28, 2016, the Denny’s brand consisted of 1,733 franchised, licensed and Company-operated restaurants around the world, including 1,610 restaurants in the United States and 123 international locations.

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