Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Regis (RGS) Share Price

News headlines about Regis (NYSE:RGS) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Regis earned a news sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 46.1124097616669 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:

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NYSE:RGS opened at $14.83 on Tuesday. The company has a current ratio of 2.07, a quick ratio of 1.52 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.23. The stock has a market capitalization of $681.29, a price-to-earnings ratio of 246.00, a PEG ratio of 4.38 and a beta of 1.36. Regis has a 1-year low of $9.02 and a 1-year high of $17.13.

Regis (NYSE:RGS) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, February 1st. The company reported $0.06 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $308.52 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $316.30 million. Regis had a negative net margin of 0.51% and a positive return on equity of 1.68%. equities analysts expect that Regis will post 0.37 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several research firms have weighed in on RGS. KeyCorp began coverage on shares of Regis in a report on Wednesday, December 20th. They issued a “sector weight” rating on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Regis from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $17.00 target price on the stock in a report on Saturday, February 3rd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $18.00.

In other news, Director David Patrick Williams bought 5,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, February 8th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $15.50 per share, for a total transaction of $77,500.00. Following the acquisition, the director now directly owns 96,861 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,501,345.50. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Insiders own 24.00% of the company’s stock.

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Regis Company Profile

Regis Corporation owns, operates, and franchises hairstyling and hair care salons. The company operates through four segments: North American Value, North American Franchise, North American Premium, and International. Its salons offer haircutting and styling, including shampooing and conditioning; custom styling, cutting, and hair coloring, as well as professional hair care products; and other services.

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