Media coverage about PRGX Global (NASDAQ:PRGX) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. PRGX Global earned a daily sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 45.3045359409239 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern’s scoring:

Shares of PRGX Global (NASDAQ:PRGX) traded up $0.35 on Friday, reaching $7.95. The company had a trading volume of 27,926 shares, compared to its average volume of 24,255. The stock has a market capitalization of $170.20, a P/E ratio of -72.27 and a beta of 1.10. PRGX Global has a 1 year low of $5.40 and a 1 year high of $8.00. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.25, a current ratio of 1.59 and a quick ratio of 1.59.

A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on PRGX shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered PRGX Global from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, October 20th. B. Riley set a $8.00 target price on PRGX Global and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $7.00.

In other PRGX Global news, Director Matthew A. Drapkin purchased 11,900 shares of PRGX Global stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 12th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $7.34 per share, with a total value of $87,346.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now owns 133,153 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $977,343.02. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Corporate insiders own 14.96% of the company’s stock.

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About PRGX Global

PRGX Global, Inc (PRGX), together with its subsidiaries, provides recovery audit and spend analytics services. The Company provides recovery audit, procure-to-pay performance improvement, spend analytics and risk management services principally to large businesses and government agencies. The Company operates through three segments: Recovery Audit Services-Americas, Recovery Audit Services-Europe/Asia-Pacific and Adjacent Services.

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