News articles about Civitas Solutions (NYSE:CIVI) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Civitas Solutions earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the company an impact score of 45.3141850597203 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- Should Value Investors Pick Civitas (CIVI) Stock? (zacks.com)
- INVESTOR ALERT: Brower Piven Investigates the Officers and Directors of Civitas Solutions, Inc. (finance.yahoo.com)
- SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brower Piven Investigates the Officers and Directors of Civitas Solutions, Inc. (finance.yahoo.com)
- What Analysts Recommend for Civitas Solutions in March 2018 (finance.yahoo.com)
- A Look at Civitas Solutions’ Recent Acquisitions (finance.yahoo.com)
Shares of Civitas Solutions (NYSE:CIVI) traded up $0.05 during trading hours on Tuesday, reaching $14.90. The company had a trading volume of 98,108 shares, compared to its average volume of 173,116. Civitas Solutions has a 12 month low of $11.15 and a 12 month high of $19.90. The firm has a market cap of $559.45, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.74, a P/E/G ratio of 1.76 and a beta of 0.76. The company has a quick ratio of 1.26, a current ratio of 1.26 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.99.
Civitas Solutions declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock buyback plan on Thursday, February 8th that allows the company to buyback $25.00 million in outstanding shares. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are often a sign that the company’s board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.
Several research analysts have recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Civitas Solutions from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, February 28th. Bank of America reduced their price target on Civitas Solutions from $23.00 to $19.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, February 9th. Canaccord Genuity reduced their price target on Civitas Solutions from $27.00 to $19.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, February 9th. Raymond James Financial raised Civitas Solutions from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. Finally, Citigroup raised Civitas Solutions to an “outperform” rating and set a $21.00 price target for the company in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. They noted that the move was a valuation call. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $20.00.
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Civitas Solutions Company Profile
Civitas Solutions, Inc is a provider of home- and community-based health and human services to individuals with intellectual, developmental, physical or behavioral disabilities and other special needs. The Company operates through two segments: Human Services and Post-Acute Specialty Rehabilitation Services (SRS).
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