News coverage about DLH (NASDAQ:DLHC) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. DLH earned a media sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the business services provider an impact score of 45.1237017045647 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
DLHC has been the subject of several research reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of DLH from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $7.00 price target for the company in a report on Monday, January 8th. ValuEngine raised shares of DLH from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, March 2nd. Finally, TheStreet lowered shares of DLH from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Thursday, February 8th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. DLH presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $7.00.
Shares of DLH (DLHC) traded down $0.06 on Friday, reaching $5.73. 3,980 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 17,602. The company has a market capitalization of $68.80, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.68 and a beta of 0.20. DLH has a 52-week low of $4.10 and a 52-week high of $6.83.
In other DLH news, CFO Kathryn M. Johnbull acquired 13,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, March 1st. The shares were purchased at an average price of $5.84 per share, with a total value of $75,920.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, Director William H. Alderman sold 16,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, February 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $5.81, for a total transaction of $92,960.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 92,966 shares in the company, valued at approximately $540,132.46. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders have sold 375,110 shares of company stock worth $2,268,345. Insiders own 25.90% of the company’s stock.
DLH Holdings Corp. provides healthcare and social services in the United States. It offers defense and veterans? health solutions, including case management, physical and behavioral health examinations, and medical administration and logistics services. The company also provides a range of human services and solutions, which consists of educational and environmental support services for the underserved children and youth comprising health, nutritional, parental, and behavioral services; and IT system architecture design, migration plan, and ongoing maintenance services.
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