Media coverage about Stericycle (NASDAQ:SRCL) has trended somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment 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 negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Stericycle earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 46.0123523992456 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:

Stericycle (NASDAQ SRCL) opened at $66.94 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $5,710.00, a P/E ratio of 14.71, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.56 and a beta of 0.19. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.93, a quick ratio of 0.82 and a current ratio of 0.82. Stericycle has a 1-year low of $61.25 and a 1-year high of $88.00.

Stericycle (NASDAQ:SRCL) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The business services provider reported $1.10 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.14 by ($0.04). The firm had revenue of $883.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $896.81 million. Stericycle had a negative net margin of 0.79% and a positive return on equity of 13.93%. The business’s quarterly revenue was down .8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $1.24 EPS. equities research analysts expect that Stericycle will post 4.49 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

SRCL has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research cut Stericycle from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. Barrington Research cut their price target on Stericycle from $87.00 to $75.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a report on Friday, November 10th. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “buy” rating and set a $85.00 price target (down previously from $95.00) on shares of Stericycle in a report on Thursday, November 9th. Jefferies Group set a $108.00 price target on Stericycle and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, August 11th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets cut their price target on Stericycle from $74.00 to $62.00 and set a “market perform” rating for the company in a report on Friday, November 10th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $76.73.

In other news, Director Mark C. Miller sold 19,753 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $64.03, for a total value of $1,264,784.59. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Insiders sold a total of 59,259 shares of company stock valued at $3,908,724 over the last ninety days. Corporate insiders own 3.50% of the company’s stock.

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Stericycle Company Profile

Stericycle, Inc is a business-to-business services provider. The Company focuses on regulated and compliance solutions for healthcare, retail, and commercial businesses. The Company’s segments include Domestic and Canada Regulated Waste and Compliance Services (RCS), Domestic Communication and Related Services (CRS), International RCS and All other.

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