Press coverage about HealthStream (NASDAQ:HSTM) has trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. HealthStream earned a news impact score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the technology company an impact score of 46.3569586115644 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Several equities analysts recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered HealthStream from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Needham & Company LLC reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $26.00 price objective on shares of HealthStream in a research report on Tuesday, October 24th. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $25.00 price objective on shares of HealthStream in a research report on Monday, October 23rd. ValuEngine upgraded HealthStream from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Finally, Robert W. Baird decreased their price objective on HealthStream from $30.00 to $28.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $24.83.
HealthStream (NASDAQ:HSTM) opened at $24.28 on Wednesday. HealthStream has a 12-month low of $20.60 and a 12-month high of $31.53. The stock has a market capitalization of $774.12, a P/E ratio of 134.90, a P/E/G ratio of 5.12 and a beta of 0.91.
HealthStream (NASDAQ:HSTM) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October 23rd. The technology company reported $0.08 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.05 by $0.03. HealthStream had a return on equity of 2.46% and a net margin of 2.36%. The firm had revenue of $63.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $62.48 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.04 EPS. The business’s revenue was up 8.9% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts expect that HealthStream will post 0.23 EPS for the current year.
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HealthStream Company Profile
HealthStream, Inc (HealthStream) provides workforce, patient experience and provider solutions for healthcare organizations. The Company operates in three segments: HealthStream Workforce Solutions, HealthStream Patient Experience Solutions and HealthStream Provider Solutions. HealthStream’s products and services are organized into three segments: Workforce Solutions, Patient Experience Solutions, and Provider Solutions.
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