Sharps Compliance Corp (SMED) Getting Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Analysis Shows
News coverage about Sharps Compliance Corp (NASDAQ:SMED) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Sharps Compliance Corp earned a media sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the industrial products company an impact score of 46.7424093350749 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Shares of Sharps Compliance Corp (NASDAQ SMED) traded up 1.03% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $4.92. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 2,705 shares. The firm’s market cap is $78.76 million. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $4.97 and its 200 day moving average price is $4.53. Sharps Compliance Corp has a 12-month low of $3.32 and a 12-month high of $5.73.
Sharps Compliance Corp (NASDAQ:SMED) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 10th. The industrial products company reported $0.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.05 by ($0.01). The company had revenue of $10.36 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $10.51 million. Sharps Compliance Corp had a negative net margin of 3.39% and a negative return on equity of 2.36%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 16.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.01 EPS. On average, analysts expect that Sharps Compliance Corp will post $0.08 EPS for the current year.
A number of analysts have commented on the company. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “buy” rating and issued a $7.00 price target on shares of Sharps Compliance Corp in a research report on Friday, August 11th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Sharps Compliance Corp from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 5th. First Analysis upgraded Sharps Compliance Corp from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating and set a $8.00 price target for the company in a research report on Monday, August 14th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded Sharps Compliance Corp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, August 11th.
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Sharps Compliance Corp Company Profile
Sharps Compliance Corp. is a provider of waste management services, including medical, pharmaceutical and hazardous. The Company’s solutions include Sharps Recovery System, TakeAway Medication Recovery System, MedSafe, Route-Based Pickup Service, TakeAway Recycle System, ComplianceTRAC, Universal Waste Shipback Systems and Other Solutions.
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