FirstService (FSV) Given Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.19
News headlines about FirstService (NASDAQ:FSV) (TSE:FSV) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news 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. FirstService earned a daily sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.7483918462154 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.
FSV has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Raymond James raised their price objective on FirstService from $69.00 to $72.00 and gave the stock a “market perform” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 26th. TheStreet raised FirstService from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Friday, June 1st. BidaskClub raised FirstService from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, June 23rd. Zacks Investment Research raised FirstService from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 27th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada raised their price objective on FirstService from $78.00 to $80.00 and gave the stock a “sector perform” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 26th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. FirstService has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $82.67.
FirstService stock opened at $85.37 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.43, a current ratio of 1.43 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.48. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.85 billion, a PE ratio of 42.05 and a beta of 0.51. FirstService has a 1-year low of $62.90 and a 1-year high of $86.05.
FirstService Corporation provides property services to residential and commercial customers in the United States and Canada. The company operates through two segments, FirstService Residential and FirstService Brands. The FirstService Residential segment manages private residential communities, such as condominiums, co-operatives, homeowner associations, master-planned communities, active adult and lifestyle communities, and various other residential developments.
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