News articles about Advanced Disposal Services (NYSE:ADSW) have been trending positive on Thursday, Accern reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 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. Advanced Disposal Services earned a news impact score of 0.28 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 45.18184019509 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Shares of Advanced Disposal Services (ADSW) traded up $0.09 on Thursday, reaching $23.81. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 358,454 shares, compared to its average volume of 355,327. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.25, a current ratio of 0.63 and a quick ratio of 0.63. The company has a market cap of $2,100.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of -85.04. Advanced Disposal Services has a 1 year low of $20.94 and a 1 year high of $25.71.

Advanced Disposal Services (NYSE:ADSW) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 1st. The company reported $0.16 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.17 by ($0.01). The company had revenue of $392.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $383.11 million. Advanced Disposal Services had a positive return on equity of 5.84% and a negative net margin of 1.61%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 8.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.06 earnings per share. analysts expect that Advanced Disposal Services will post 0.5 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of research analysts recently weighed in on ADSW shares. BidaskClub raised Advanced Disposal Services from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded Advanced Disposal Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $26.00 price target on the stock. in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. Zacks Investment Research raised Advanced Disposal Services from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $29.00 price objective for the company in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. Credit Suisse Group decreased their price objective on Advanced Disposal Services from $28.00 to $27.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a report on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, KeyCorp assumed coverage on Advanced Disposal Services in a report on Thursday, November 30th. They set a “sector weight” rating for the company. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $26.38.

In other news, major shareholder Highstar Capital Lp sold 19,998,544 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $21.77, for a total value of $435,368,302.88. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, insider Steven R. Carn sold 18,666 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $24.60, for a total value of $459,183.60. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 176,403 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $4,339,513.80. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 20,054,542 shares of company stock valued at $436,731,481 over the last three months. Corporate insiders own 1.20% of the company’s stock.

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Advanced Disposal Services Company Profile

Advanced Disposal Services, Inc is an integrated provider of non-hazardous solid waste collection, transfer, recycling and disposal services operating primarily in secondary markets or under exclusive arrangements. The Company’s segments include South, East, Midwest and Corporate. As of December 31, 2016, the Company had its presence in 16 states across the Midwest, South and East regions of the United States, as well as in the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, served approximately 2.7 million residential customers and over 200,000 commercial and industrial (C&I) customers through its network of 90 collection operations, 72 transfer stations, 21 owned or operated recycling facilities and 39 owned or operated active landfills.

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