Destination Maternity (DEST) Given Coverage Optimism Score of 0.06
News headlines about Destination Maternity (NASDAQ:DEST) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news 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. Destination Maternity earned a media sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 47.3507024054465 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Destination Maternity (DEST) traded up $0.01 during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $2.77. The company had a trading volume of 28,100 shares, compared to its average volume of 166,158. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.50, a quick ratio of 0.23 and a current ratio of 1.32. The firm has a market capitalization of $40.47, a P/E ratio of -0.86 and a beta of 0.18. Destination Maternity has a fifty-two week low of $1.02 and a fifty-two week high of $5.88.
In other news, major shareholder Invest S.A. Yeled purchased 87,353 shares of Destination Maternity stock in a transaction dated Sunday, December 10th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $8.22 per share, for a total transaction of $718,041.66. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. 2.70% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
Destination Maternity Company Profile
Destination Maternity Corporation, formerly Mothers Work, Inc is a designer and retailer of maternity apparel in the United States. The Company operates a chain of maternity apparel specialty stores. The Company operates through the design, manufacture, and sale of maternity apparel and related accessories segment.
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