Media coverage about DLH Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:DLHC) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. DLH Holdings Corp. earned a media sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the business services provider an impact score of 45.3909271701438 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

A number of analysts have recently commented on the company. ValuEngine lowered DLH Holdings Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. Zacks Investment Research lowered DLH Holdings Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, August 11th. Finally, Noble Financial restated a “buy” rating on shares of DLH Holdings Corp. in a report on Wednesday, August 9th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. DLH Holdings Corp. presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $6.67.

Shares of DLH Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ DLHC) traded up 1.57% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $6.48. The stock had a trading volume of 7,983 shares. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $5.94 and its 200 day moving average price is $5.45. The company has a market cap of $75.16 million, a P/E ratio of 17.37 and a beta of 0.74. DLH Holdings Corp. has a 1-year low of $4.10 and a 1-year high of $7.38.

DLH Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:DLHC) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The business services provider reported $0.08 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.10 by ($0.02). DLH Holdings Corp. had a net margin of 4.12% and a return on equity of 13.97%. The business had revenue of $29.26 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $32.00 million. Analysts predict that DLH Holdings Corp. will post $0.26 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In related news, Director William H. Alderman sold 16,875 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $5.98, for a total value of $100,912.50. Following the transaction, the director now owns 145,047 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $867,381.06. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, Director William H. Alderman sold 13,750 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $5.91, for a total transaction of $81,262.50. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 110,303 shares in the company, valued at approximately $651,890.73. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders sold 377,306 shares of company stock worth $2,273,198. 21.60% of the stock is owned by insiders.

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About DLH Holdings Corp.

DLH Holdings Corp. provides healthcare and social services in the United States. It offers defense and veteransÂ’ health solutions, including case management, physical and behavioral health examinations, and medical administration and logistics services. The company also provides a range of human services and solutions, which consists of educational and environmental support services for the underserved children and youth comprising health, nutritional, parental, and behavioral services; and IT system architecture design, migration plan, and ongoing maintenance services.

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