DLH Holdings Corp. (DLHC) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Study Shows
News headlines about DLH Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:DLHC) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. 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 positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. DLH Holdings Corp. earned a media sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 43.6799699339426 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
A number of analysts recently issued reports on DLHC shares. ValuEngine cut DLH Holdings Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Zacks Investment Research downgraded DLH Holdings Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, August 11th. Finally, Noble Financial reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of DLH Holdings Corp. in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $6.67.
DLH Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:DLHC) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The business services provider reported $0.08 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.10 by ($0.02). DLH Holdings Corp. had a return on equity of 13.97% and a net margin of 4.12%. The firm had revenue of $29.26 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $32.00 million.
In other DLH Holdings Corp. news, Director William H. Alderman sold 19,244 shares of DLH Holdings Corp. stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $5.85, for a total value of $112,577.40. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 126,707 shares in the company, valued at $741,235.95. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, major shareholder Wynnefield Partners Small Cap sold 50,000 shares of DLH Holdings Corp. stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $6.11, for a total value of $305,500.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders sold 377,306 shares of company stock valued at $2,273,198. 21.60% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
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About DLH Holdings Corp.
DLH Holdings Corp. provides healthcare and social services in the United States. It offers defense and veterans health solutions, including case management, physical and behavioral health examinations, and medical administration and logistics services. The company also provides a range of human services and solutions, which consists of educational and environmental support services for the underserved children and youth comprising health, nutritional, parental, and behavioral services; and IT system architecture design, migration plan, and ongoing maintenance services.
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