News stories about Advanced Disposal Services (NASDAQ:ADSW) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Advanced Disposal Services earned a daily sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 45.446540201181 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- Equities Research Analysts’ Updated EPS Estimates for October, 6th… (forextv.com)
- Advanced Disposal Services Inc (ADSW) Downgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- Advanced Disposal Sets Date For Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Call (finance.yahoo.com)
- What A Waste: Advanced Disposal Services Likely Hit Hard By Hurricanes (finance.yahoo.com)
A number of research firms have commented on ADSW. Zacks Investment Research raised Advanced Disposal Services from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $29.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. Stifel Nicolaus lowered Advanced Disposal Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $26.00 price objective on the stock. in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. BidaskClub raised Advanced Disposal Services from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th. Deutsche Bank AG boosted their price objective on Advanced Disposal Services from $25.00 to $26.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, August 7th. Finally, Barclays PLC lowered Advanced Disposal Services from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and set a $26.00 price objective on the stock. in a research note on Monday, August 7th. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $25.55.
Shares of Advanced Disposal Services (NASDAQ:ADSW) opened at 24.65 on Wednesday. The company’s market cap is $2.18 billion. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $24.70 and its 200-day moving average price is $24.70. Advanced Disposal Services has a 52-week low of $18.32 and a 52-week high of $25.71.
Advanced Disposal Services (NASDAQ:ADSW) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. The company reported $0.16 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.04. Advanced Disposal Services had a negative return on equity of 0.10% and a negative net margin of 0.05%. The company had revenue of $383.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $372.78 million. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.10 EPS. Advanced Disposal Services’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.0% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts expect that Advanced Disposal Services will post $0.54 EPS for the current year.
In related news, insider Steven R. Carn sold 18,666 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, September 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.89, for a total transaction of $445,930.74. Following the sale, the insider now owns 213,735 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $5,106,129.15. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. In the last three months, insiders have sold 55,998 shares of company stock worth $1,372,138.
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Advanced Disposal Services Company Profile
Advanced Disposal Services, Inc is an integrated provider of non-hazardous solid waste collection, transfer, recycling and disposal services operating primarily in secondary markets or under exclusive arrangements. The Company’s segments include South, East, Midwest and Corporate. As of December 31, 2016, the Company had its presence in 16 states across the Midwest, South and East regions of the United States, as well as in the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, served approximately 2.7 million residential customers and over 200,000 commercial and industrial (C&I) customers through its network of 90 collection operations, 72 transfer stations, 21 owned or operated recycling facilities and 39 owned or operated active landfills.
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