News headlines about Care.com (NYSE:CRCM) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Care.com earned a daily sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the information services provider an impact score of 45.4573070152932 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:
CRCM has been the subject of several analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered Care.com from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 3rd. TheStreet lowered Care.com from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Wednesday, February 7th. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “hold” rating and issued a $18.00 target price (up from $16.00) on shares of Care.com in a report on Wednesday, February 28th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered Care.com from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, March 28th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. Care.com presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $19.00.
CRCM traded down $0.08 on Friday, hitting $16.24. The company had a trading volume of 81,430 shares, compared to its average volume of 254,806. Care.com has a 1-year low of $11.59 and a 1-year high of $20.88. The firm has a market cap of $495.03, a P/E ratio of 60.15, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.05 and a beta of 1.03.
Care.com (NYSE:CRCM) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, February 27th. The information services provider reported $0.11 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.11. Care.com had a return on equity of 16.30% and a net margin of 6.13%. The firm had revenue of $44.22 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $44.02 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.20 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.6% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts expect that Care.com will post 0.36 EPS for the current year.
In other news, General Counsel Diane Musi sold 3,110 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, March 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $18.33, for a total transaction of $57,006.30. Following the completion of the transaction, the general counsel now directly owns 36,301 shares in the company, valued at $665,397.33. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, CTO David Krupinski sold 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, February 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $18.59, for a total value of $185,900.00. Following the transaction, the chief technology officer now owns 186,108 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $3,459,747.72. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 123,425 shares of company stock valued at $2,196,819. Corporate insiders own 30.90% of the company’s stock.
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Care.com Company Profile
Care.com, Inc is an online marketplace for finding and managing family care. As of December 31, 2016, the Company had 22.8 million members, including 12.9 million families and 9.9 million caregivers, spanning 19 countries. Its consumer matching solutions allow families to search for, qualify, vet, connect with and select caregivers.
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