Media stories about Compass Diversified (NYSE:CODI) have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Compass Diversified earned a coverage optimism score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.0306921308893 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern’s analysis:
- Is It The Right Time To Buy Compass Diversified Holdings LLC (NYSE:CODI)? (finance.yahoo.com)
- Head-To-Head Review: Liberty All-Star Equity Fund (USA) and Compass Diversified (CODI) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Invesco Bond Fund (VBF) vs. Compass Diversified (CODI) Head-To-Head Comparison (americanbankingnews.com)
- Brokerages Expect Compass Diversified Holdings (CODI) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $342.31 Million (americanbankingnews.com)
- Analysts Anticipate Compass Diversified Holdings (CODI) to Announce $0.26 Earnings Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)
Several analysts recently commented on CODI shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered Compass Diversified from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 9th. TheStreet downgraded Compass Diversified from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 17th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $20.00.
Compass Diversified (NYSE:CODI) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, February 28th. The financial services provider reported $0.53 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.09. The company had revenue of $348.40 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $350.99 million. Compass Diversified had a net margin of 2.20% and a return on equity of 2.11%. Compass Diversified’s revenue for the quarter was up 9.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted ($0.14) earnings per share. equities research analysts anticipate that Compass Diversified will post 1.95 earnings per share for the current year.
In other Compass Diversified news, insider James Bottiglieri acquired 4,733 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, January 3rd. The stock was purchased at an average price of $17.24 per share, for a total transaction of $81,596.92. Following the completion of the acquisition, the insider now owns 55,195 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $951,561.80. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Company insiders own 2.40% of the company’s stock.
Compass Diversified Company Profile
Compass Diversified Holdings (the Trust) and Compass Group Diversified Holdings, LLC, (the Company), acquires and manages small and middle-market businesses. The Company operates through segments include Acquisition Corp. (5.11 Tactical), The Ergo Baby Carrier, Inc (Ergobaby), Liberty Safe and Security Products, Inc (Liberty), Fresh Hemp Foods Ltd.
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