Simply Good Foods (SMPL) Earns Media Impact Rating of 0.37
News headlines about Simply Good Foods (NASDAQ:SMPL) have trended positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog 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. Simply Good Foods earned a media sentiment score of 0.37 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.8840481391845 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern’s rankings:
- $100.74 Million in Sales Expected for Simply Good Foods Co (SMPL) This Quarter (americanbankingnews.com)
- $0.10 Earnings Per Share Expected for Simply Good Foods Co (SMPL) This Quarter (americanbankingnews.com)
- Simply Good Foods (SMPL) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold (americanbankingnews.com)
- Simply Good Foods Company (SMPL) Q2 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript (fool.com)
- FY2018 EPS Estimates for Simply Good Foods Co (SMPL) Lowered by Analyst (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of NASDAQ:SMPL traded up $0.11 during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $13.25. 11,789 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 362,674. The company has a current ratio of 4.84, a quick ratio of 4.07 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.29. Simply Good Foods has a twelve month low of $10.93 and a twelve month high of $16.01.
A number of analysts have weighed in on SMPL shares. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Simply Good Foods from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 28th. Deutsche Bank decreased their target price on shares of Simply Good Foods from $16.00 to $15.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, April 11th. Finally, SunTrust Banks started coverage on shares of Simply Good Foods in a research note on Thursday, February 1st. They set a “buy” rating and a $17.00 target price on the stock. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $15.83.
In other Simply Good Foods news, Director Robert G. Montgomery purchased 5,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 9th. The shares were bought at an average price of $12.40 per share, for a total transaction of $62,000.00. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. 1.23% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
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Simply Good Foods Company Profile
The Simply Good Foods Company develops, markets, and sells branded nutritional foods and snack products in North America and internationally. The company markets nutrition bars, ready-to-drink shakes, snacks, and confectionery products under the Atkins, SimplyProtein, Atkins Endulge, and Atkins Harvest Trail brand names.
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