Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact DHI Group (DHX) Stock Price

Media headlines about DHI Group (NYSE:DHX) have been trending positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 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. DHI Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.37 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the technology company an impact score of 47.3618207626787 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

DHI Group traded down $0.10, hitting $2.45, during midday trading on Friday, MarketBeat reports. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 6,392,581 shares, compared to its average volume of 728,332. The company has a current ratio of 0.53, a quick ratio of 0.53 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.26. The stock has a market cap of $131.85 million, a PE ratio of 16.33 and a beta of 1.01. DHI Group has a 12 month low of $1.25 and a 12 month high of $3.25.

DHI Group (NYSE:DHX) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 8th. The technology company reported $0.02 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.05 by ($0.03). The company had revenue of $43.07 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $42.89 million. DHI Group had a return on equity of 5.87% and a net margin of 9.12%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.04 EPS. equities analysts predict that DHI Group will post 0.15 EPS for the current fiscal year.

DHI Group announced that its board has initiated a stock buyback program on Tuesday, May 8th that authorizes the company to buyback $7.00 million in outstanding shares. This buyback authorization authorizes the technology company to buy up to 10.3% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are often an indication that the company’s management believes its shares are undervalued.

Several equities research analysts have commented on the stock. B. Riley set a $2.00 price target on shares of DHI Group and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 9th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of DHI Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 29th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of DHI Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, May 10th.

About DHI Group

DHI Group, Inc provides data, insights, and connections services to professional communities in the United States and internationally. The company operates Dice that offers job postings of technology and non-technology companies for industries, such as positions for software engineers, big data professionals, systems administrators, database specialists, project managers, and other technology and engineering professionals; and ClearanceJobs, an Internet-based career network, which matches security-cleared professionals with hiring companies searching for employees.

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