Media headlines about Sharps Compliance (NASDAQ:SMED) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Sharps Compliance earned a media sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the industrial products company an impact score of 45.6295037803583 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
A number of brokerages recently weighed in on SMED. ValuEngine cut shares of Sharps Compliance from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, March 1st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Sharps Compliance from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, February 28th.
Shares of SMED stock traded down $0.08 during trading on Monday, reaching $4.32. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 750 shares, compared to its average volume of 28,560. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.07, a quick ratio of 1.87 and a current ratio of 2.46. The stock has a market capitalization of $70.84, a P/E ratio of -108.00, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.36 and a beta of 0.62. Sharps Compliance has a 1-year low of $3.74 and a 1-year high of $5.73.
Sharps Compliance (NASDAQ:SMED) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January 23rd. The industrial products company reported $0.01 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.02 by ($0.01). Sharps Compliance had a return on equity of 0.54% and a net margin of 0.33%. The firm had revenue of $11.12 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $10.14 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned ($0.01) EPS. research analysts forecast that Sharps Compliance will post 0.07 EPS for the current fiscal year.
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About Sharps Compliance
Sharps Compliance Corp. provides medical, pharmaceutical, and hazardous waste management services in the United States. It offers Sharps Recovery System for the containment, transportation, treatment, and tracking of medical waste and used healthcare materials generated outside the hospital and health care facility settings; TakeAway Medication Recovery System, a solution that facilitates the proper disposal of unused medications; MedSafe, a solution for the safe collection, transportation, and proper disposal of unwanted and expired prescription medications; and ComplianceTRAC, a Web-based compliance and training program.
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