DLH Holdings Corp. (DLHC) Earning Positive Press Coverage, Analysis Finds
Press coverage about DLH Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:DLHC) has trended positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media 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 nearest to one being the most favorable. DLH Holdings Corp. earned a media sentiment score of 0.34 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the business services provider an impact score of 45.0328109964464 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.
Shares of DLH Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:DLHC) traded up $0.03 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $5.92. 17,003 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 8,636. The stock has a market capitalization of $68.32, a P/E ratio of 15.10 and a beta of 0.71. DLH Holdings Corp. has a fifty-two week low of $4.10 and a fifty-two week high of $7.38.
Several research firms have recently issued reports on DLHC. Noble Financial reissued a “buy” rating on shares of DLH Holdings Corp. in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of DLH Holdings Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $6.50 price objective for the company in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. TheStreet raised shares of DLH Holdings Corp. from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Canaccord Genuity reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $7.00 price objective on shares of DLH Holdings Corp. in a research report on Friday, October 13th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered shares of DLH Holdings Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. DLH Holdings Corp. currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $7.25.
In other news, Director William H. Alderman sold 13,750 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, August 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $5.91, for a total value of $81,262.50. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 110,303 shares in the company, valued at $651,890.73. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, major shareholder Wynnefield Partners Small Cap sold 50,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $6.11, for a total transaction of $305,500.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 341,187 shares of company stock valued at $2,059,708 over the last 90 days. Insiders own 21.60% of the company’s stock.
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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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