Media stories about Nationstar Mortgage Holdings (NYSE:NSM) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Nationstar Mortgage Holdings earned a daily sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.3321889579177 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

Shares of Nationstar Mortgage Holdings (NYSE:NSM) opened at $16.48 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $1,619.33, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.83 and a beta of 1.48. Nationstar Mortgage Holdings has a one year low of $14.67 and a one year high of $20.71. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 6.26, a quick ratio of 0.46 and a current ratio of 0.46.

Nationstar Mortgage Holdings (NYSE:NSM) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The financial services provider reported $0.44 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $406.00 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $481.67 million. Nationstar Mortgage Holdings had a net margin of 9.34% and a return on equity of 8.88%. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.52 earnings per share. sell-side analysts predict that Nationstar Mortgage Holdings will post 1.5 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several research analysts have commented on NSM shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Nationstar Mortgage Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Thursday, July 20th. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a “sell” rating and set a $15.00 price objective on shares of Nationstar Mortgage Holdings in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. BidaskClub lowered shares of Nationstar Mortgage Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $20.00 price objective on shares of Nationstar Mortgage Holdings in a research note on Thursday, September 14th. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of Nationstar Mortgage Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $18.50.

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Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Company Profile

Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc provides servicing, origination and transaction based services principally to single-family residences throughout the United States. The Company operates through three segments: Servicing, Originations and Xome. The Company provides residential loan services in the United States.

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