Press coverage about Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. II (NASDAQ:DSKE) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. II earned a media sentiment score of 0.01 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the company an impact score of 46.6129157792869 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

A number of brokerages recently weighed in on DSKE. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “buy” rating and set a $15.00 price objective on shares of Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. II in a research report on Sunday, October 1st. Northland Securities restated an “outperform” rating and set a $16.00 price objective (up previously from $13.75) on shares of Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. II in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. Finally, Cowen and Company increased their price objective on shares of Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. II from $12.00 to $14.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $14.50.

Shares of Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. II (DSKE) opened at $12.61 on Friday. Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. II has a twelve month low of $8.76 and a twelve month high of $14.28. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.67, a current ratio of 2.06 and a quick ratio of 2.06.

Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. II (NASDAQ:DSKE) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The company reported ($0.03) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.06 by ($0.09). The business had revenue of $231.32 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $214.48 million. Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. II’s revenue was up 32.8% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts expect that Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. II will post -0.23 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. II Company Profile

Daseke, Inc is a consolidator of the open deck freight market in North America. The Company provides open deck transportation and logistics. It operates through two segments: Flatbed Solutions and Specialized Solutions. The Flatbed Solutions segment focuses on delivering transportation and logistics solutions that principally require the use of flatbed and retractable-sided transportation equipment.

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