Media coverage about Carrols Restaurant Group (NASDAQ:TAST) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Carrols Restaurant Group earned a daily sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the restaurant operator an impact score of 48.8862672496882 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:
- Carrols Restaurant Group (TAST) Cut to Hold at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- Why You Should Add BJ's Restaurants (BJRI) to Your Portfolio (finance.yahoo.com)
- Carrols Restaurant Group (TAST) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Buy” (americanbankingnews.com)
- Brokers Issue Forecasts for Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc.’s Q1 2018 Earnings (TAST) (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of Carrols Restaurant Group (NASDAQ TAST) opened at $12.20 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.79, a current ratio of 0.95 and a quick ratio of 0.85. Carrols Restaurant Group has a 12-month low of $9.90 and a 12-month high of $14.65. The stock has a market cap of $441.14, a P/E ratio of 22.59, a P/E/G ratio of 2.39 and a beta of 0.13.
Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on TAST shares. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Carrols Restaurant Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, March 9th. BidaskClub cut shares of Carrols Restaurant Group from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 31st. Citigroup decreased their target price on shares of Carrols Restaurant Group from $16.00 to $15.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, March 5th. Finally, Dougherty & Co reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Carrols Restaurant Group in a research report on Sunday, March 4th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $15.00.
In other Carrols Restaurant Group news, CFO Paul R. Flanders sold 2,500 shares of Carrols Restaurant Group stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.80, for a total transaction of $32,000.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Insiders own 5.60% of the company’s stock.
Carrols Restaurant Group Company Profile
Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc is a holding company and conducts all of its operations through its subsidiary, Carrols Corporation (Carrols) and Carrols’ subsidiary, Carrols LLC. The Company is a restaurant company and Burger King franchisee in the United States. As of January 1, 2017, the Company had owned and operated 753 Burger King restaurants under the name Burger King in 16 Northeastern, Midwestern and Southeastern states.
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