Press coverage about Harte Hanks (NYSE:HHS) has trended somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Harte Hanks earned a media sentiment score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the business services provider an impact score of 45.9298943136649 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
Harte Hanks (HHS) remained flat at $$0.94 during midday trading on Thursday. 23,700 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 36,700. Harte Hanks has a 1-year low of $0.73 and a 1-year high of $1.65. The company has a current ratio of 1.70, a quick ratio of 1.69 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -1.88. The firm has a market cap of $60.66, a price-to-earnings ratio of -0.68 and a beta of 1.62.
Harte Hanks (NYSE:HHS) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The business services provider reported ($0.04) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.01) by ($0.03). Harte Hanks had a negative net margin of 33.12% and a negative return on equity of 152.65%. The business had revenue of $94.42 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $95.20 million. analysts forecast that Harte Hanks will post -0.19 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Several research firms recently issued reports on HHS. Noble Financial reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Harte Hanks in a research report on Monday, November 27th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Harte Hanks from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $1.25 price target for the company in a research report on Monday, December 4th.
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Harte Hanks Company Profile
Harte Hanks, Inc (Harte Hanks) is a multi-channel marketing company. The Company’s Customer Interaction business offers a range of marketing services, in media from direct mail to e-mail, including agency and digital services; database marketing solutions and business-to-business lead generation; direct mail, and contact centers.
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