News headlines about Sharps Compliance (NASDAQ:SMED) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Sharps Compliance earned a daily sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the industrial products company an impact score of 45.9169124555135 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Shares of Sharps Compliance (NASDAQ:SMED) traded up $0.08 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $4.15. 39,095 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 46,999. 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 $66.43, a price-to-earnings ratio of -207.50, a PEG ratio of 3.73 and a beta of 0.67. Sharps Compliance has a 12-month low of $3.74 and a 12-month high of $5.73.
SMED has been the subject of a number of research reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Sharps Compliance from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $4.50 target price for the company in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. Stifel Nicolaus cut their target price on shares of Sharps Compliance from $7.00 to $6.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, October 26th.
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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