Media stories about Sharps Compliance (NASDAQ:SMED) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Sharps Compliance earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the industrial products company an impact score of 46.5925488156156 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Shares of Sharps Compliance (NASDAQ SMED) traded up $0.05 during trading hours on Tuesday, reaching $4.04. 59,167 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 53,880. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.07, a current ratio of 2.66 and a quick ratio of 2.00. The stock has a market capitalization of $63.87, a price-to-earnings ratio of -404.00, a PEG ratio of 3.70 and a beta of 0.68. Sharps Compliance has a one year low of $3.74 and a one year high of $5.73.
A number of analysts have issued reports on the stock. Stifel Nicolaus cut their price target on shares of Sharps Compliance from $7.00 to $6.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Sharps Compliance from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $4.50 price target on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th.
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Sharps Compliance Company Profile
Sharps Compliance Corp. is a provider of waste management services, including medical, pharmaceutical and hazardous. The Company’s solutions include Sharps Recovery System, TakeAway Medication Recovery System, MedSafe, Route-Based Pickup Service, TakeAway Recycle System, ComplianceTRAC, Universal Waste Shipback Systems and Other Solutions.
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