Headlines about Quality Systems (NASDAQ:QSII) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Quality Systems earned a news sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the company an impact score of 45.8858501196719 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern’s scoring:
- Quality Systems (QSII) Rating Reiterated by Robert W. Baird (americanbankingnews.com)
- Brokerages Anticipate Quality Systems (QSII) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $131.95 Million (americanbankingnews.com)
- Signature ISPE Conference Brings Together Regulators and Pharma Industry Experts to Address Top Quality Manufacturing Issues (prweb.com)
- Quality Systems (QSII) Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages (americanbankingnews.com)
- $0.14 Earnings Per Share Expected for Quality Systems (QSII) This Quarter (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of NASDAQ:QSII opened at $14.28 on Friday. Quality Systems has a 52-week low of $12.24 and a 52-week high of $17.74. The company has a market capitalization of $880.53, a P/E ratio of 19.30, a PEG ratio of 2.70 and a beta of 0.66. The company has a current ratio of 1.19, a quick ratio of 1.19 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.12.
A number of research firms have recently commented on QSII. Zacks Investment Research cut Quality Systems from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, February 12th. BidaskClub raised Quality Systems from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 14th. Finally, Citigroup began coverage on Quality Systems in a research note on Thursday, January 4th. They set a “sell” rating and a $13.00 target price on the stock. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $14.44.
In other 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 bought at an average price of $13.10 per share, with a total value of $524,000.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the chief financial officer now directly owns 212,156 shares in the company, valued at $2,779,243.60. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 17.90% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
Quality Systems Company Profile
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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