Headlines about Daseke (NASDAQ:DSKE) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm identifies negative and positive media 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 closest to one being the most favorable. Daseke earned a news sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 46.0277584178505 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

DSKE traded down $0.40 during trading on Tuesday, hitting $8.59. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 320,966 shares, compared to its average volume of 413,467. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.43, a quick ratio of 2.19 and a current ratio of 2.19. The company has a market capitalization of $579.36 million, a PE ratio of -14.32 and a beta of 0.67. Daseke has a twelve month low of $8.04 and a twelve month high of $14.52.

Daseke (NASDAQ:DSKE) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 9th. The company reported $0.20 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.16. The company had revenue of $376.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $356.01 million. Daseke had a return on equity of 1.78% and a net margin of 4.32%. Daseke’s revenue was up 91.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.15) EPS. equities research analysts forecast that Daseke will post 0.14 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several research analysts have weighed in on the company. Cowen reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $13.00 price target on shares of Daseke in a report on Friday, August 3rd. BidaskClub upgraded Daseke from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 20th. ValuEngine upgraded Daseke from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 8th. Finally, Buckingham Research boosted their price target on Daseke from $14.00 to $15.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 12th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. Daseke has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $14.88.

Daseke Company Profile

Daseke, Inc provides transportation and logistics solutions with a focus on flatbed and specialized freight in North America. It operates through Flatbed Solutions and Specialized Solutions segments. The company transports heavy haul freight, defense and commercial arms, ammunition and explosives, radioactive cargo and hazardous materials, and commercial sheet glass, as well as offers 10-wheel drive-away services.

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