Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Civitas Solutions (CIVI) Share Price

News headlines about Civitas Solutions (NYSE:CIVI) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Civitas Solutions earned a daily sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the company an impact score of 44.6029704575814 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on CIVI shares. BidaskClub lowered shares of Civitas Solutions from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Civitas Solutions from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity raised their price objective on shares of Civitas Solutions from $26.00 to $27.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $25.00.

Civitas Solutions (CIVI) opened at $19.40 on Friday. Civitas Solutions has a 12-month low of $15.40 and a 12-month high of $20.98. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.64, a quick ratio of 1.48 and a current ratio of 1.48. The firm has a market cap of $724.84, a PE ratio of 26.58, a PEG ratio of 2.27 and a beta of 0.43.

In other Civitas Solutions news, insider Gerald J. Jr. Morrissey sold 2,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $19.23, for a total value of $38,460.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, insider Renzo Linda De sold 4,900 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $18.89, for a total transaction of $92,561.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 171,334 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $3,236,499.26. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 40,621 shares of company stock valued at $777,678. Insiders own 5.30% of the company’s stock.

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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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