News articles about Quality Systems (NASDAQ:QSII) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty 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. Quality Systems earned a news impact score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the company an impact score of 46.5775076174437 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:
- $0.14 Earnings Per Share Expected for Quality Systems (QSII) This Quarter (americanbankingnews.com)
- Quality Systems (QSII) Lifted to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- Should You Be Tempted To Sell Quality Systems Inc (NASDAQ:QSII) At Its Current PE Ratio? (finance.yahoo.com)
- Quality Systems (QSII) Research Coverage Started at Citigroup (americanbankingnews.com)
- NextGen Healthcare Achieves Hitrust CSF Certification To Manage Risk, Improve Security Posture And Meet Compliance Requirements (healthitoutcomes.com)
QSII traded up $0.25 during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $13.82. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 296,577 shares, compared to its average volume of 336,763. The stock has a market cap of $869.70, a PE ratio of 18.68, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.67 and a beta of 0.66. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.12, a quick ratio of 1.19 and a current ratio of 1.19. Quality Systems has a 1 year low of $12.24 and a 1 year high of $17.74.
A number of equities research analysts recently commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Quality Systems from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Quality Systems from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 14th. Piper Jaffray restated a “buy” rating and set a $17.00 price target on shares of Quality Systems in a research report on Friday, January 26th. Finally, Citigroup assumed coverage on shares of Quality Systems in a report on Thursday, January 4th. They set a “sell” rating and a $13.00 price objective for the company. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $14.44.
In other Quality Systems news, CFO James Robert Jr. Arnold purchased 40,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, March 15th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $13.10 per share, for a total transaction of $524,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 212,156 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,779,243.60. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. 17.90% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
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About Quality Systems
Quality Systems, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, develops and markets software and services that automate various aspects of practice management (PM) and electronic health records for medical and dental practices in the United States. The company's NextGen division provides integrated clinical, financial, and connectivity solutions for ambulatory and dental provider organizations.
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