Media stories about Quest Resource (NASDAQ:QRHC) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Quest Resource earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 46.4779104956129 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.

Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on the company. ValuEngine upgraded Quest Resource from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, June 2nd. HC Wainwright reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $5.00 price target on shares of Quest Resource in a research report on Wednesday, May 16th.

Shares of Quest Resource traded down $0.05, hitting $1.84, during mid-day trading on Thursday, MarketBeat reports. 6,755 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 21,965. Quest Resource has a twelve month low of $1.03 and a twelve month high of $2.91. The stock has a market cap of $29.38 million, a PE ratio of -4.85, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 8.53 and a beta of 2.82. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.08, a quick ratio of 1.15 and a current ratio of 1.15.

Quest Resource (NASDAQ:QRHC) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, April 2nd. The business services provider reported ($0.10) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Quest Resource had a negative net margin of 4.34% and a negative return on equity of 8.32%. The firm had revenue of $22.51 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $31.90 million. equities research analysts predict that Quest Resource will post 0.01 earnings per share for the current year.

Quest Resource Company Profile

Quest Resource Holding Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides management programs to reuse, recycle, and dispose various waste streams and recyclables in the United States. The company offers recycling and waste management services for motor oil, oil filters, scrap tires, grease and cooking oil, food waste, and expired food products; and various other materials, such as glass, cardboard, paper, and metal, as well as hazardous materials, plastics, construction debris, batteries, mercury, lights, regulated waste, electronic devices, and industrial cleaning products.

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