Media coverage about Daseke (NASDAQ:DSKE) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Daseke earned a coverage optimism score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the company an impact score of 44.9085338719825 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Daseke (NASDAQ DSKE) opened at $14.07 on Wednesday. The company has a current ratio of 2.88, a quick ratio of 2.89 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.05. Daseke has a 1-year low of $8.76 and a 1-year high of $14.52.

Daseke (NASDAQ:DSKE) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The company reported ($0.03) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.06 by ($0.09). The company had revenue of $231.32 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $214.48 million. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 32.8% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts expect that Daseke will post -0.58 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

DSKE has been the subject of several recent research reports. BidaskClub lowered shares of Daseke from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, January 5th. Northland Securities reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $17.50 target price on shares of Daseke in a report on Monday, December 11th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $15.00 target price on shares of Daseke in a report on Sunday, October 1st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. Daseke has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $14.88.

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About Daseke

Daseke, Inc is a consolidator of the open deck freight market in North America. The Company provides open deck transportation and logistics. It operates through two segments: Flatbed Solutions and Specialized Solutions. The Flatbed Solutions segment focuses on delivering transportation and logistics solutions that principally require the use of flatbed and retractable-sided transportation equipment.

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