Quest Resource (QRHC) Receives Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.03

News stories about Quest Resource (NASDAQ:QRHC) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Quest Resource earned a daily sentiment score of 0.03 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the business services provider an impact score of 45.4935928758418 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

A number of research analysts have issued reports on the company. HC Wainwright set a $5.00 price objective on Quest Resource and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 15th. ValuEngine raised Quest Resource from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 3rd.

Quest Resource (NASDAQ:QRHC) opened at $2.45 on Wednesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $37.29, a price-to-earnings ratio of -6.62, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 8.10 and a beta of 2.24. Quest Resource has a twelve month low of $1.03 and a twelve month high of $3.00. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.11, a quick ratio of 1.25 and a current ratio of 1.25.

Quest Resource (NASDAQ:QRHC) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 14th. The business services provider reported ($0.07) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.07). The company had revenue of $31.93 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $33.77 million. Quest Resource had a negative return on equity of 8.57% and a negative net margin of 3.47%. equities research analysts anticipate that Quest Resource will post -0.34 EPS for the current year.

In related news, Director Mitchell A. Saltz sold 26,852 shares of Quest Resource stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, December 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $1.96, for a total value of $52,629.92. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, Director Mitchell A. Saltz sold 56,000 shares of Quest Resource stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $2.02, for a total value of $113,120.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders have sold 341,720 shares of company stock valued at $675,896. Company insiders own 50.15% of the company’s stock.

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Quest Resource Company Profile

Quest Resource Holding Corporation (QRHC) provides businesses with one-stop management programs to reuse, recycle and dispose of a range of waste streams and recyclables generated by their businesses and operate social media and online data platforms that contain information and instructions to recycle or properly dispose of household products and materials.

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