Media coverage about Capital Senior Living (NYSE:CSU) has been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Capital Senior Living earned a coverage optimism score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the company an impact score of 45.6556611300762 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

A number of brokerages have issued reports on CSU. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Capital Senior Living from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, May 7th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Capital Senior Living from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 18th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus lowered shares of Capital Senior Living from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating and reduced their price target for the company from $13.00 to $10.50 in a research report on Wednesday, May 2nd.

Shares of Capital Senior Living traded down $0.25, reaching $10.94, during mid-day trading on Wednesday, according to MarketBeat Ratings. 6,282 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 190,210. The firm has a market capitalization of $348.90 million, a P/E ratio of -37.72 and a beta of 1.10. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 13.06, a current ratio of 0.70 and a quick ratio of 0.70. Capital Senior Living has a 1 year low of $9.15 and a 1 year high of $16.72.

Capital Senior Living (NYSE:CSU) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 1st. The company reported ($0.24) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.23) by ($0.01). The firm had revenue of $114.64 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $118.59 million. Capital Senior Living had a negative net margin of 6.33% and a negative return on equity of 13.74%. analysts expect that Capital Senior Living will post -0.63 earnings per share for the current year.

In other news, VP Kevin Wilbur sold 3,951 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, June 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $11.14, for a total transaction of $44,014.14. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 5,417 shares in the company, valued at approximately $60,345.38. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 21.40% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Capital Senior Living Company Profile

Capital Senior Living Corporation owns, operates, develops, and manages senior housing communities in the United States. The company provides senior living services to the elderly, including independent and assisted living, and home care services. Its independent living services comprise daily meals, transportation, social and recreational activities, laundry, housekeeping, and 24-hour staffing; and access to health screenings, periodic special services, and dietary and similar programs, as well as ongoing exercise and fitness classes.

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