Regis (RGS) Getting Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Shows
Media stories about Regis (NYSE:RGS) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Regis earned a coverage optimism score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 45.517407408339 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
- New Selenium, JMeter™, and ATDD/BDD Courses Offered by SQE Training (prweb.com)
- BONDUELLE – Option for the dividend to be paid in cash or in shares (feeds.benzinga.com)
- Largest Digital Credential Platform Enables Organizations to Publish Using New Markup Language (prweb.com)
- Catskill Central School District Joins the Empire State Purchasing Group (prweb.com)
- Winthrop Wealth Management Implements Growth Strategy Through Launch Of Independent Hybrid Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) With $1.3 Billion In Assets Under Management As Of August 2017 (prnewswire.com)
Several analysts have weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Regis from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday. Jefferies Group boosted their price target on shares of Regis from $17.00 to $18.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. BidaskClub raised shares of Regis from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, August 26th. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of Regis from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 29th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $17.00.
Shares of Regis (NYSE RGS) opened at $16.27 on Friday. Regis has a 1-year low of $9.02 and a 1-year high of $16.68. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.25, a current ratio of 1.94 and a quick ratio of 1.48. The firm has a market cap of $765.35, a PE ratio of 182.56, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 12.35 and a beta of 1.43.
Regis (NYSE:RGS) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, October 31st. The company reported $0.10 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.13 by ($0.03). The business had revenue of $309.87 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $334.10 million. Regis had a negative net margin of 2.70% and a positive return on equity of 0.81%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.12 EPS. equities research analysts anticipate that Regis will post 0.19 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
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Regis Corporation owns, franchises and operates beauty salons. The Company operates through two segments: North American Value and North American Premium. As of June 30, 2016, the Company’s North American Value salon operations consisted of 5,784 Company-owned salons and 2,496 franchised salons operating in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.
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