Media stories about MDC Partners (NASDAQ:MDCA) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. MDC Partners earned a media sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the business services provider an impact score of 46.9484283033852 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
MDCA has been the subject of several recent research reports. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $15.00 price target on shares of MDC Partners in a research report on Wednesday, September 13th. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “buy” rating on shares of MDC Partners in a research note on Thursday, September 21st. BidaskClub lowered MDC Partners from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. Wells Fargo & Company reissued a “hold” rating and set a $12.00 price objective on shares of MDC Partners in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a “hold” rating and set a $12.00 price objective on shares of MDC Partners in a research note on Wednesday, September 13th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $12.00.
MDC Partners (NASDAQ:MDCA) traded up $0.30 on Monday, hitting $11.05. The stock had a trading volume of 464,796 shares, compared to its average volume of 411,538. The stock has a market capitalization of $643.80, a P/E ratio of 19.55, a P/E/G ratio of 4.27 and a beta of 1.47. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -1.94, a quick ratio of 0.71 and a current ratio of 0.71. MDC Partners has a 1 year low of $5.70 and a 1 year high of $12.26.
MDC Partners (NASDAQ:MDCA) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October 30th. The business services provider reported $0.24 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.12 by $0.12. MDC Partners had a negative return on equity of 7.92% and a net margin of 1.79%. The company had revenue of $375.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $372.08 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned ($0.62) EPS. MDC Partners’s revenue was up 7.6% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts expect that MDC Partners will post 0.42 earnings per share for the current year.
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About MDC Partners
MDC Partners Inc is a provider of global marketing, advertising, activation, communications and strategic consulting solutions. The Company and its subsidiary agencies (Partner Firms) deliver a range of customized services. The Company’s segments include Reportable Segment, All Other and Corporate. The Reportable segment consists of the Company’s integrated advertising, media and public relations service companies.
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