Media headlines about Capital Senior Living Corporation (NYSE:CSU) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty 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. Capital Senior Living Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the company an impact score of 47.089997656335 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Capital Senior Living Corporation (NYSE CSU) opened at 12.63 on Tuesday. Capital Senior Living Corporation has a 52 week low of $12.50 and a 52 week high of $18.48. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $14.97 and a 200-day moving average of $14.93. The company’s market cap is $372.31 million.

Capital Senior Living Corporation (NYSE:CSU) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 1st. The company reported ($0.08) EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.16) by $0.08. The company had revenue of $116.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $117.22 million. Capital Senior Living Corporation had a negative net margin of 10.28% and a negative return on equity of 6.73%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 5.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted ($0.15) EPS. Equities analysts forecast that Capital Senior Living Corporation will post ($1.54) earnings per share for the current year.

A number of brokerages recently issued reports on CSU. BidaskClub cut shares of Capital Senior Living Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 19th. Stifel Nicolaus boosted their price objective on shares of Capital Senior Living Corporation from $13.00 to $15.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Capital Senior Living Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $17.33.

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In other news, VP Joseph G. Solari sold 3,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, June 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $15.97, for a total transaction of $47,910.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 43,364 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $692,523.08. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Company insiders own 7.10% of the company’s stock.

About Capital Senior Living Corporation

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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