News articles about Advanced Disposal Services (NYSE:ADSW) have trended positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Advanced Disposal Services earned a media sentiment score of 0.30 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the company an impact score of 45.4386608204976 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
ADSW has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Advanced Disposal Services from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 5th. Credit Suisse Group lowered their price objective on shares of Advanced Disposal Services from $28.00 to $27.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded shares of Advanced Disposal Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and raised their price objective for the company from $26.00 to $28.00 in a research note on Monday, December 11th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Advanced Disposal Services from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th. Finally, KeyCorp initiated coverage on shares of Advanced Disposal Services in a research note on Thursday, November 30th. They set a “sector weight” rating on the stock. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $26.38.
Shares of Advanced Disposal Services (ADSW) opened at $24.17 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $2,140.00 and a P/E ratio of -86.32. Advanced Disposal Services has a 1-year low of $20.94 and a 1-year high of $25.71. The company has a current ratio of 0.63, a quick ratio of 0.63 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.25.
Advanced Disposal Services (NYSE:ADSW) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The company reported $0.16 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.17 by ($0.01). The business had revenue of $392.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $383.11 million. Advanced Disposal Services had a positive return on equity of 5.84% and a negative net margin of 1.61%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 8.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.06 earnings per share. equities research analysts predict that Advanced Disposal Services will post 0.5 EPS for the current fiscal year.
In related news, insider Steven R. Carn sold 18,666 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $24.60, for a total transaction of $459,183.60. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 176,403 shares in the company, valued at $4,339,513.80. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Also, major shareholder Highstar Capital Lp sold 19,998,544 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $21.77, for a total transaction of $435,368,302.88. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 20,054,542 shares of company stock valued at $436,697,322 over the last 90 days. 1.20% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
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About Advanced Disposal Services
Advanced Disposal Services, Inc is an integrated provider of non-hazardous solid waste collection, transfer, recycling and disposal services operating primarily in secondary markets or under exclusive arrangements. The Company’s segments include South, East, Midwest and Corporate. As of December 31, 2016, the Company had its presence in 16 states across the Midwest, South and East regions of the United States, as well as in the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, served approximately 2.7 million residential customers and over 200,000 commercial and industrial (C&I) customers through its network of 90 collection operations, 72 transfer stations, 21 owned or operated recycling facilities and 39 owned or operated active landfills.
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