Media headlines about Capital Senior Living (NYSE:CSU) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Capital Senior Living earned a coverage optimism score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the company an impact score of 46.1721136916007 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

CSU has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Capital Senior Living from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $14.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. ValuEngine upgraded Capital Senior Living from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 2nd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company. Capital Senior Living presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $16.67.

Capital Senior Living (CSU) traded up $0.25 during trading hours on Monday, reaching $14.40. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 256,900 shares, compared to its average volume of 303,231. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 11.60, a quick ratio of 0.64 and a current ratio of 0.64. Capital Senior Living has a 52 week low of $11.60 and a 52 week high of $17.89.

Capital Senior Living (NYSE:CSU) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The company reported ($0.07) EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.19) by $0.12. Capital Senior Living had a negative return on equity of 8.97% and a negative net margin of 10.37%. The company had revenue of $117.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $118.18 million. During the same quarter last year, the business posted ($0.02) EPS. Capital Senior Living’s quarterly revenue was up 5.3% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts forecast that Capital Senior Living will post -0.29 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other Capital Senior Living news, VP Gary E. Fernandez sold 2,510 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.27, for a total transaction of $40,837.70. Following the transaction, the vice president now owns 9,053 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $147,292.31. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link. Also, CEO Lawrence A. Cohen sold 35,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.03, for a total value of $561,050.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 924,145 shares in the company, valued at approximately $14,814,044.35. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders have sold 134,210 shares of company stock worth $2,146,988. 19.78% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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About Capital Senior Living

Capital Senior Living Corporation is an operator of senior housing communities in the United States. The Company provides senior living services to the elderly, including independent living and assisted living services, and provides home care services at one of its communities. Its continuum of care integrates independent living and assisted living and is bridged by home care through independent home care agencies or its home care agency, sustains residents’ autonomy and independence based on their physical and mental abilities.

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