DLH (DLHC) Earns Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.15

News headlines about DLH (NASDAQ:DLHC) have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. DLH earned a coverage optimism score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 47.2372666274355 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

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

Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised DLH from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $7.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Friday. Canaccord Genuity reissued a “buy” rating and set a $7.00 target price on shares of DLH in a research note on Friday, October 13th. TheStreet raised DLH from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Finally, ValuEngine cut DLH from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $7.17.

Shares of DLH (DLHC) traded up $0.22 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $6.45. The company had a trading volume of 1,404 shares, compared to its average volume of 9,258. The stock has a market capitalization of $75.78, a PE ratio of 23.85 and a beta of 0.67. DLH has a 12 month low of $4.10 and a 12 month high of $7.07.

In related news, major shareholder Wynnefield Partners Small Cap sold 50,000 shares of the company’s 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 sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 21.60% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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DLH 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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