Press coverage about Sharps Compliance (NASDAQ:SMED) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Sharps Compliance earned a coverage optimism score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the industrial products company an impact score of 46.0977660585016 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Sharps Compliance (NASDAQ:SMED) traded down $0.02 during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $4.06. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 39,400 shares, compared to its average volume of 36,950. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.07, a current ratio of 2.66 and a quick ratio of 2.00. The company has a market capitalization of $65.31, a PE ratio of -406.00, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.78 and a beta of 0.68. Sharps Compliance has a 12 month low of $3.74 and a 12 month high of $5.73.
A number of equities analysts have commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Sharps Compliance from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, October 12th. Stifel Nicolaus decreased their price objective on shares of Sharps Compliance from $7.00 to $6.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, October 26th.
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Sharps Compliance Corp. is a provider of waste management services, including medical, pharmaceutical and hazardous. The Company’s solutions include Sharps Recovery System, TakeAway Medication Recovery System, MedSafe, Route-Based Pickup Service, TakeAway Recycle System, ComplianceTRAC, Universal Waste Shipback Systems and Other Solutions.
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