ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SERV) CAO John Patrick Mullen sold 3,646 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $46.47, for a total value of $169,429.62. Following the sale, the chief accounting officer now directly owns 3,280 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $152,421.60. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link.

ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (SERV) opened at $46.89 on Tuesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $6,334.19, a P/E ratio of 21.32 and a beta of 1.00. The company has a quick ratio of 0.99, a current ratio of 1.03 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.12. ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. has a one year low of $36.06 and a one year high of $48.48.

ServiceMaster Global Holdings (NYSE:SERV) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, October 31st. The business services provider reported $0.73 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.61 by $0.12. The firm had revenue of $797.00 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $795.41 million. ServiceMaster Global Holdings had a return on equity of 40.22% and a net margin of 8.16%. The company’s revenue was up 5.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.59 EPS. research analysts predict that ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. will post 2.09 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. BidaskClub downgraded ServiceMaster Global Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, November 4th. Nomura raised their price target on ServiceMaster Global Holdings from $36.00 to $39.00 and gave the stock a “reduce” rating in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. Zacks Investment Research raised ServiceMaster Global Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. Royal Bank Of Canada cut their price objective on ServiceMaster Global Holdings from $44.00 to $43.00 and set a “sector perform” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Finally, Robert W. Baird reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $52.00 price objective on shares of ServiceMaster Global Holdings in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the stock. ServiceMaster Global Holdings presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $48.75.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Teacher Retirement System of Texas grew its holdings in ServiceMaster Global Holdings by 1.0% in the 2nd quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas now owns 10,727 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $420,000 after buying an additional 106 shares during the last quarter. Argent Capital Management LLC grew its holdings in ServiceMaster Global Holdings by 2.5% in the 2nd quarter. Argent Capital Management LLC now owns 10,390 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $407,000 after buying an additional 250 shares during the last quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank grew its holdings in ServiceMaster Global Holdings by 7.8% in the 2nd quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 5,599 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $219,000 after buying an additional 404 shares during the last quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio grew its holdings in ServiceMaster Global Holdings by 1.0% in the 1st quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio now owns 57,309 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $2,393,000 after buying an additional 553 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Pacer Advisors Inc. grew its holdings in ServiceMaster Global Holdings by 3.0% in the 2nd quarter. Pacer Advisors Inc. now owns 19,764 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $775,000 after buying an additional 572 shares during the last quarter.

About ServiceMaster Global Holdings

ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc is a provider of essential residential and commercial services. The Company operates through three segments: Terminix, American Home Shield and the Franchise Services Group. Its portfolio of brands includes Terminix, American Home Shield, ServiceMaster Restore, ServiceMaster Clean, Merry Maids, Furniture Medic and AmeriSpec.

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