Media stories about Regis (NYSE:RGS) have trended somewhat negative this week, according to Accern. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring 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 positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Regis earned a news sentiment score of 0.00 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the company an impact score of 46.8923555912303 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
- 2 Day Course: The EU Clinical Trial Regulation + EU Filings & Registrations (Opfikon, Switzerland – February 14-15, 2018) – Research and Markets (markets.financialcontent.com)
- WISeKey Digital Identity BlockChain Platform selected by BBC as one of the Five African tech trends to look out for in 2018 (feeds.benzinga.com)
- IBM to reassign 30 percent of staff in 2018: The Register (feeds.reuters.com)
- HD Expo 2018 Registration Now Open (markets.financialcontent.com)
- IBM is reportedly reassigning a third of the staff in one of its global businesses (cnbc.com)
Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered Regis from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 6th. KeyCorp assumed coverage on Regis in a research report on Wednesday, December 20th. They set a “sector weight” rating on the stock. Finally, Jefferies Group upped their price target on Regis from $17.00 to $18.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $17.00.
Regis (NYSE:RGS) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 31st. The company reported $0.10 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.13 by ($0.03). The firm had revenue of $309.87 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $334.10 million. Regis had a negative net margin of 2.70% and a positive return on equity of 0.81%. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.12 earnings per share. research analysts predict that Regis will post 0.23 earnings per share for the current year.
Regis Corporation owns, franchises and operates beauty salons. The Company operates through two segments: North American Value and North American Premium. As of June 30, 2016, the Company’s North American Value salon operations consisted of 5,784 Company-owned salons and 2,496 franchised salons operating in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.
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