Media headlines about Servicemaster Global (NYSE:SERV) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Servicemaster Global earned a news impact score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the business services provider an impact score of 46.3538581531246 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
Servicemaster Global (NYSE SERV) opened at $50.87 on Wednesday. Servicemaster Global has a 52-week low of $36.34 and a 52-week high of $55.36. The stock has a market cap of $6,810.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.74 and a beta of 0.94. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.26, a quick ratio of 1.02 and a current ratio of 1.06.
Servicemaster Global (NYSE:SERV) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, February 27th. The business services provider reported $0.35 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.01. Servicemaster Global had a net margin of 17.51% and a return on equity of 33.21%. The business had revenue of $666.00 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $665.27 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.44 earnings per share. Servicemaster Global’s revenue was up 5.2% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts expect that Servicemaster Global will post 2.57 EPS for the current fiscal year.
In other Servicemaster Global news, SVP James T. Lucke sold 16,737 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, March 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $51.70, for a total value of $865,302.90. Following the sale, the senior vice president now owns 5,691 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $294,224.70. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Also, insider Marvin Davis sold 4,743 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, March 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $49.57, for a total transaction of $235,110.51. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 7,959 shares in the company, valued at approximately $394,527.63. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 1.20% of the company’s stock.
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Servicemaster Global Company Profile
ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc is a provider of essential residential and commercial services. The Company operates through three segments: Terminix, American Home Shield and the Franchise Services Group. Its portfolio of brands includes Terminix, American Home Shield, ServiceMaster Restore, ServiceMaster Clean, Merry Maids, Furniture Medic and AmeriSpec.
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