News headlines about Diversicare Healthcare Services (NASDAQ:DVCR) have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Diversicare Healthcare Services earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the company an impact score of 47.7680704016041 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Diversicare Healthcare Services (DVCR) traded down $0.25 during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $10.16. 1,700 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 7,001. The company has a market capitalization of $67.23, a PE ratio of 74.36 and a beta of 0.68. Diversicare Healthcare Services has a 12-month low of $8.40 and a 12-month high of $12.75. The company has a current ratio of 1.14, a quick ratio of 1.14 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 6.25.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, January 15th. Shareholders of record on Sunday, December 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.055 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 28th. This represents a $0.22 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.17%. Diversicare Healthcare Services’s payout ratio is presently 55.00%.
Separately, ValuEngine cut shares of Diversicare Healthcare Services from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 10th.
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About Diversicare Healthcare Services
Diversicare Healthcare Services, Inc provides post-acute care services to nursing center patients and residents in approximately nine states, primarily in the Southeast and the Southwest United States. The Company’s post-acute care services to patients and residents include skilled nursing, ancillary healthcare services and assisted living.
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