Media coverage about Cross Country Healthcare (NASDAQ:CCRN) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Cross Country Healthcare earned a media sentiment score of 0.01 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 45.6923263524437 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.

A number of research firms recently weighed in on CCRN. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Cross Country Healthcare from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. BMO Capital Markets lowered their price objective on shares of Cross Country Healthcare from $15.00 to $14.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, November 6th. TheStreet upgraded shares of Cross Country Healthcare from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. Credit Suisse Group began coverage on shares of Cross Country Healthcare in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $13.00 price objective on the stock. Finally, Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $18.00 price objective on shares of Cross Country Healthcare in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $15.31.

Shares of Cross Country Healthcare (NASDAQ:CCRN) opened at $13.23 on Thursday. The company has a market cap of $493.95, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.16, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.20 and a beta of 0.73. Cross Country Healthcare has a 1 year low of $11.07 and a 1 year high of $16.38. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46, a quick ratio of 2.14 and a current ratio of 2.14.

Cross Country Healthcare (NASDAQ:CCRN) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 1st. The business services provider reported $0.23 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.05. Cross Country Healthcare had a net margin of 0.19% and a return on equity of 11.69%. The business had revenue of $228.50 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $228.97 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.24 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 6.3% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts predict that Cross Country Healthcare will post 0.64 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other news, Director Thomas C. Dircks bought 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 6th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $11.77 per share, with a total value of $117,700.00. Following the purchase, the director now owns 104,571 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,230,800.67. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, General Counsel Susan E. Ball sold 25,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $14.19, for a total transaction of $354,750.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the general counsel now directly owns 126,921 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,801,008.99. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 3.90% of the company’s stock.

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Cross Country Healthcare Company Profile

Cross Country Healthcare, Inc is engaged in providing healthcare recruiting, staffing, recruiting and workforce solutions. The Company operates in three segments: Nurse and Allied Staffing, Physician Staffing and Other Human Capital Management Services. The Nurse and Allied Staffing segment provides traditional staffing, including temporary and permanent placement of travel nurses and allied professionals, and branch-based local nurses and allied staffing.

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