Somewhat Critical Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact DLH (DLHC) Share Price
Media stories about DLH (NASDAQ:DLHC) have been trending somewhat negative on Sunday, Accern reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media 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 nearest to one being the most favorable. DLH earned a media sentiment score of -0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the business services provider an impact score of 45.4577809530375 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Shares of DLH (NASDAQ:DLHC) traded up $0.04 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $6.19. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,549 shares, compared to its average volume of 7,327. The firm has a market cap of $73.55, a PE ratio of 22.93 and a beta of 0.65. DLH has a 52-week low of $4.10 and a 52-week high of $6.83.
Several equities analysts have weighed in on DLHC shares. Zacks Investment Research cut DLH from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, January 5th. TheStreet raised DLH from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Finally, Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $7.00 price objective on shares of DLH in a report on Friday, October 13th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $7.17.
In other DLH news, major shareholder Wynnefield Partners Small Cap sold 150,000 shares of DLH stock in a transaction on Tuesday, December 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $6.15, for a total value of $922,500.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. 25.90% of the stock is owned by insiders.
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DLH Holdings Corp. provides healthcare and social services in the United States. It offers defense and veterans 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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