News coverage about WillScot (NASDAQ:WSC) has trended somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. WillScot earned a news sentiment score of 0.03 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 44.1017052206108 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on the stock. Oppenheimer assumed coverage on shares of WillScot in a report on Thursday, January 25th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $15.00 price objective on the stock. Deutsche Bank assumed coverage on shares of WillScot in a report on Tuesday, January 23rd. They issued a “buy” rating and a $15.00 price objective on the stock.

Shares of WillScot (NASDAQ WSC) opened at $12.30 on Thursday. WillScot has a fifty-two week low of $9.45 and a fifty-two week high of $13.20.

In other WillScot news, major shareholder Holding S.A R.L. Sapphire acquired 43,268,901 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 29th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $9.60 per share, for a total transaction of $415,381,449.60. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website.

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WillScot Company Profile

Williams Scotsman International, Inc provides mobile and modular space solutions for the construction, education, commercial, healthcare, and government markets in North America. It offers delivery and installation services, as well as sells new and used mobile office products. The company also provides products ranging from construction office or storage containers to a multi-story high-tech medical services building.

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