News headlines about Barrett Business Services (NASDAQ:BBSI) have trended positive on Friday, Accern reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Barrett Business Services earned a news sentiment score of 0.44 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 0 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Shares of Barrett Business Services (BBSI) traded down 0.05% during trading on Friday, hitting $57.55. 4,057 shares of the stock were exchanged. The stock has a market cap of $417.30 million, a PE ratio of 27.29 and a beta of 1.37. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $57.46 and its 200 day moving average price is $58.96. Barrett Business Services has a one year low of $40.54 and a one year high of $66.93.

Separately, TheStreet lowered shares of Barrett Business Services from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Monday, April 3rd.

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In related news, Director Anthony Meeker sold 1,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, June 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $58.11, for a total transaction of $58,110.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 11,473 shares in the company, valued at approximately $666,696.03. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. 6.00% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Barrett Business Services Company Profile

Barrett Business Services, Inc (BBSI) is a provider of business management solutions for small and mid-sized companies. The Company has developed a management platform that integrates a knowledge-based approach from the management consulting industry with tools from the human resource outsourcing industry.

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