News stories about Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (NASDAQ:HMHC) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt earned a news impact score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the business services provider an impact score of 47.1647172444674 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (NASDAQ HMHC) traded up $0.15 on Monday, reaching $7.85. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 173,108 shares, compared to its average volume of 764,051. The company has a quick ratio of 0.93, a current ratio of 1.23 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.96. The stock has a market cap of $950.41, a PE ratio of -9.35 and a beta of 0.64. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has a 52 week low of $6.45 and a 52 week high of $13.95.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (NASDAQ:HMHC) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 22nd. The business services provider reported ($0.70) EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.92) by $0.22. The company had revenue of $261.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $248.33 million. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt had a negative return on equity of 18.00% and a negative net margin of 7.34%. The firm’s revenue was up 7.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned ($1.48) EPS. equities research analysts predict that Houghton Mifflin Harcourt will post -0.93 EPS for the current year.
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About Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (HMH) is a global learning company, specializing in education solutions across a range of media. The Company operates through two segments: Education and Trade Publishing. As of December 31, 2016, the Company delivered content, services and technology to both educational institutions and consumers, reaching over 50 million students in approximately 150 countries across the world.
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