Quest Resource (QRHC) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Analysis Shows

Headlines about Quest Resource (NASDAQ:QRHC) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Quest Resource earned a media sentiment score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 44.910529817934 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

QRHC has been the subject of several recent research reports. ValuEngine upgraded Quest Resource from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 3rd. HC Wainwright set a $5.00 price objective on Quest Resource and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 15th.

Shares of Quest Resource (QRHC) traded down $0.10 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $2.50. The company had a trading volume of 14,977 shares, compared to its average volume of 24,875. The company has a current ratio of 1.25, a quick ratio of 1.25 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.11. Quest Resource has a twelve month low of $1.03 and a twelve month high of $3.00. The stock has a market capitalization of $39.73, a price-to-earnings ratio of -6.76, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 8.67 and a beta of 3.23.

Quest Resource (NASDAQ:QRHC) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 14th. The business services provider reported ($0.07) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.07). Quest Resource had a negative return on equity of 8.57% and a negative net margin of 3.47%. The business had revenue of $31.93 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $33.77 million. sell-side analysts anticipate that Quest Resource will post -0.34 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other Quest Resource news, Director Mitchell A. Saltz sold 26,852 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, December 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $1.96, for a total transaction of $52,629.92. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, Director Mitchell A. Saltz sold 56,000 shares of the firm’s 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 quarter, insiders have sold 341,720 shares of company stock valued at $675,896. 50.15% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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About Quest Resource

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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