DLH (DLHC) Getting Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Accern Reports

News coverage about DLH (NASDAQ:DLHC) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. DLH earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the business services provider an impact score of 44.2343994135512 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

DLH traded up $5.93, hitting $5.93, during trading on Monday, according to Marketbeat. 1,000 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 9,473. The company has a market capitalization of $70.41 million, a P/E ratio of 21.96 and a beta of 0.43. DLH has a 1 year low of $4.33 and a 1 year high of $6.83.

Several brokerages have recently weighed in on DLHC. ValuEngine upgraded DLH from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, March 2nd. Zacks Investment Research downgraded DLH from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 16th. Finally, TheStreet downgraded DLH from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a report on Thursday, February 8th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $6.75.

In other DLH news, Director William H. Alderman sold 7,150 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, March 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $5.70, for a total transaction of $40,755.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 75,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $427,500. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, major shareholder Wynnefield Partners Small Cap sold 200,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, February 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $6.00, for a total value of $1,200,000.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 234,966 shares of company stock worth $1,402,187 over the last 90 days. 25.90% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

DLH Company Profile

DLH Holdings Corp. provides healthcare and social services in the United States. It offers defense and veterans' health solutions, including case management, physical and behavioral health examinations, and medical administration and logistics services. The company also provides a range of human services and solutions, which consists of educational and environmental support services for the underserved children and youth comprising health, nutritional, parental, and behavioral services; and IT system architecture design, migration plan, and ongoing maintenance services.

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