Daseke (DSKE) Receives News Sentiment Score of 0.03

Headlines about Daseke (NASDAQ:DSKE) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Daseke earned a news impact score of 0.03 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the company an impact score of 45.9993157341398 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:

Several research firms recently issued reports on DSKE. BidaskClub downgraded Daseke from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, January 20th. Northland Securities reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $17.50 target price on shares of Daseke in a research report on Monday, December 11th. Cowen reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Daseke in a research report on Monday, February 26th. Buckingham Research began coverage on Daseke in a research report on Friday, February 23rd. They issued a “buy” rating and a $14.00 target price on the stock. Finally, Seaport Global Securities began coverage on Daseke in a research report on Tuesday, March 6th. They issued a “buy” rating on the stock. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $14.10.

Shares of NASDAQ DSKE traded down $0.22 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $9.34. The stock had a trading volume of 501,889 shares, compared to its average volume of 440,649. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.01, a current ratio of 2.47 and a quick ratio of 2.47. Daseke has a twelve month low of $8.76 and a twelve month high of $14.52. The company has a market cap of $546.54, a price-to-earnings ratio of -15.57 and a beta of 0.70.

Daseke (NASDAQ:DSKE) last released its earnings results on Friday, March 16th. The company reported ($0.13) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.18) by $0.05. Daseke had a negative return on equity of 7.54% and a net margin of 3.09%. The firm had revenue of $257.23 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $253.61 million. research analysts expect that Daseke will post -0.01 earnings per share for the current year.

In other Daseke news, Director Kevin M. Charlton sold 80,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, February 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $9.99, for a total value of $799,200.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. 37.22% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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Daseke Company Profile

Daseke, Inc provides transportation and logistics solutions with a focus on flatbed and specialized freight in North America. It operates through Flatbed Solutions and Specialized Solutions segments. The company transports heavy haul freight, defense and commercial arms, ammunition and explosives, radioactive cargo and hazardous materials, and commercial sheet glass, as well as offers 10-wheel drive-away services.

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