Quorum Health (QHC) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Shows
Press coverage about Quorum Health (NYSE:QHC) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing 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 closest to one being the most favorable. Quorum Health earned a coverage optimism score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the company an impact score of 45.069107468042 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- ETFs with exposure to Quorum Health Corp. : December 18, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Quorum Health Corporation Announces CMS Approval on 2017-2019 California Hospital Fee Program (finance.yahoo.com)
- Quorum Health Corporation Receives Additional Outstanding Payments from Illinois (finance.yahoo.com)
- Quorum Health Corp (QHC) Given Average Rating of “Sell” by Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
QHC has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Quorum Health from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, December 7th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Quorum Health from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $5.00 target price on shares of Quorum Health in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and three have issued a hold rating to the company. Quorum Health has a consensus rating of “Sell” and an average price target of $4.13.
In other news, SVP Shaheed Koury bought 10,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 13th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $4.69 per share, for a total transaction of $46,900.00. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Company insiders own 4.70% of the company’s stock.
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About Quorum Health
Quorum Health Corporation is an operator and manager of general acute care hospitals and outpatient services in the United States. The Company operates in two segments: Hospital operations, which includes its general acute care hospitals and related healthcare entities that provide inpatient and outpatient healthcare services, and hospital management advisory and consulting services, which includes Quorum Health Resources, LLC (QHR).
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