News articles about Quality Systems (NASDAQ:QSII) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Quality Systems earned a media sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the company an impact score of 45.9351535353946 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

Shares of Quality Systems stock opened at $14.06 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $891.99, a P/E ratio of 19.00, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.74 and a beta of 0.66. Quality Systems has a 12 month low of $12.24 and a 12 month high of $17.74. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.12, a quick ratio of 1.19 and a current ratio of 1.19.

Quality Systems (NASDAQ:QSII) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January 25th. The company reported $0.15 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.15. The business had revenue of $131.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $130.63 million. Quality Systems had a return on equity of 12.08% and a net margin of 3.39%. The firm’s revenue was up 3.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.23 EPS. analysts expect that Quality Systems will post 0.55 EPS for the current year.

QSII has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Quality Systems from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 26th. BidaskClub downgraded Quality Systems from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, December 30th. Citigroup initiated coverage on Quality Systems in a research note on Thursday, January 4th. They issued a “sell” rating and a $13.00 price target on the stock. Finally, Piper Jaffray reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $17.00 price target on shares of Quality Systems in a research note on Friday, January 26th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. Quality Systems has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $14.44.

In other Quality Systems news, CFO James Robert Jr. Arnold acquired 40,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, March 15th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $13.10 per share, with a total value of $524,000.00. Following the purchase, the chief financial officer now owns 212,156 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,779,243.60. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Company insiders own 17.90% of the company’s stock.

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About Quality Systems

Quality Systems, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, develops and markets software and services that automate various aspects of practice management (PM) and electronic health records for medical and dental practices in the United States. The company's NextGen division provides integrated clinical, financial, and connectivity solutions for ambulatory and dental provider organizations.

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