Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Sharps Compliance Corp (SMED) Stock Price
News articles about Sharps Compliance Corp (NASDAQ:SMED) have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Sharps Compliance Corp earned a news sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the industrial products company an impact score of 46.6490020473585 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $7.00 price target on shares of Sharps Compliance Corp in a research note on Friday, August 11th. Zacks Investment Research raised Sharps Compliance Corp from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 5th. First Analysis raised Sharps Compliance Corp from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating and set a $8.00 price objective for the company in a report on Monday, August 14th. Finally, ValuEngine raised Sharps Compliance Corp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, August 11th.
Sharps Compliance Corp (SMED) traded up 1.00% during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $5.05. The stock had a trading volume of 23,872 shares. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $5.02 and its 200-day moving average is $4.53. Sharps Compliance Corp has a 1-year low of $3.32 and a 1-year high of $5.73. The stock’s market capitalization is $80.84 million.
Sharps Compliance Corp (NASDAQ:SMED) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 10th. The industrial products company reported $0.04 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.05 by ($0.01). Sharps Compliance Corp had a negative net margin of 3.39% and a negative return on equity of 2.36%. The firm had revenue of $10.36 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $10.51 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.01 EPS. The company’s revenue was up 16.8% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Sharps Compliance Corp will post $0.08 EPS for the current fiscal year.
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About Sharps Compliance Corp
Sharps Compliance Corp. is a provider of waste management services, including medical, pharmaceutical and hazardous. The Company’s solutions include Sharps Recovery System, TakeAway Medication Recovery System, MedSafe, Route-Based Pickup Service, TakeAway Recycle System, ComplianceTRAC, Universal Waste Shipback Systems and Other Solutions.
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