News stories about Del Taco Restaurants (NASDAQ:TACO) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Del Taco Restaurants earned a coverage optimism score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the restaurant operator an impact score of 46.7799053915715 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Del Taco Restaurants (TACO) Releases Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.02 EPS (americanbankingnews.com)
- Del Taco Restaurants’ (TACO) “Buy” Rating Reaffirmed at Wedbush (americanbankingnews.com)
- Del Taco Down on Results (ocbj.com)
- Del Taco Restaurants (TACO) Updates FY18 Earnings Guidance (americanbankingnews.com)
- Del Taco Restaurants Inc NASDAQ:TACO And Entravision Communications Corporation NYSE:EVC are reporting this earnings, what to expect. (stockmarketdaily.co)
Del Taco Restaurants (NASDAQ:TACO) traded down $1.47 during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $11.24. 2,168,562 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 306,651. The company has a market cap of $500.48, a PE ratio of 22.70, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.33 and a beta of -0.20. Del Taco Restaurants has a 1 year low of $10.95 and a 1 year high of $15.99. The company has a current ratio of 0.29, a quick ratio of 0.24 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.42.
Several analysts have recently issued reports on TACO shares. BidaskClub raised shares of Del Taco Restaurants from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 11th. Wedbush restated a “buy” rating and set a $17.00 target price on shares of Del Taco Restaurants in a report on Tuesday, January 9th. Maxim Group restated a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 target price on shares of Del Taco Restaurants in a report on Monday, January 8th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Del Taco Restaurants from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 26th. Finally, Jefferies Group reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $15.00 target price on shares of Del Taco Restaurants in a research report on Friday, December 22nd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. Del Taco Restaurants presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $16.67.
About Del Taco Restaurants
Del Taco Restaurants, Inc is an operator and franchisor of restaurants featuring made-to-order cuisine, including both Mexican inspired and American classic dishes. As of January 3, 2017, the Company operated 551 Del Taco restaurants. The Company’s menu offers a combination of Mexican-inspired food, such as tacos and burritos, and American classics, such as Double Del cheeseburgers, crinkle-cut fries and milkshakes.
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