Media headlines about DLH Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:DLHC) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. DLH Holdings Corp. earned a daily sentiment score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the business services provider an impact score of 45.3512750844456 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Several equities research analysts have issued reports on the stock. Canaccord Genuity restated a “buy” rating and set a $7.00 price objective on shares of DLH Holdings Corp. in a research note on Friday, October 13th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of DLH Holdings Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 10th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of DLH Holdings Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. Finally, Noble Financial reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of DLH Holdings Corp. in a report 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’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $7.25.
DLH Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:DLHC) traded down 0.413% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $6.035. 4,781 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The stock has a market cap of $70.00 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.180 and a beta of 0.75. The company has a 50-day moving average of $6.22 and a 200-day moving average of $5.64. DLH Holdings Corp. has a 52-week low of $4.10 and a 52-week high of $7.38.
DLH Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:DLHC) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The business services provider reported $0.08 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.10 by ($0.02). The firm had revenue of $29.26 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $32.00 million. DLH Holdings Corp. had a net margin of 4.12% and a return on equity of 13.97%. Equities research analysts anticipate that DLH Holdings Corp. will post $0.26 earnings per share for the current year.
In other DLH Holdings Corp. news, major shareholder Wynnefield Partners Small Cap sold 50,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $6.11, for a total value of $305,500.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, Director William H. Alderman sold 19,244 shares of the stock in a transaction 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 sale, the director now owns 126,707 shares in the company, valued at approximately $741,235.95. 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 owned by corporate insiders.
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DLH Holdings Corp. Company Profile
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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