Media headlines about Quorum Health (NYSE:QHC) have trended positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Quorum Health earned a daily sentiment score of 0.30 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 44.3575897288216 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Shares of Quorum Health (NYSE QHC) traded up $0.14 during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting $6.30. 44,183 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 139,625. The stock has a market cap of $186.93, a P/E ratio of -1.00 and a beta of 5.03. The company has a quick ratio of 1.68, a current ratio of 1.84 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 9.39. Quorum Health has a twelve month low of $2.54 and a twelve month high of $8.80.
Several analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Quorum Health from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 7th. Morgan Stanley upgraded shares of Quorum Health from an “underweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and set a $3.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Wednesday, December 20th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and five have given a hold rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $4.13.
Quorum Health Corporation is an operator and manager of general acute care hospitals and outpatient services in the United States. The Company operates in two segments: Hospital operations, which includes its general acute care hospitals and related healthcare entities that provide inpatient and outpatient healthcare services, and hospital management advisory and consulting services, which includes Quorum Health Resources, LLC (QHR).
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