Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Capital Senior Living Corporation (CSU) Share Price

Headlines about Capital Senior Living Corporation (NYSE:CSU) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Capital Senior Living Corporation earned a daily sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the company an impact score of 46.7672759597269 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Capital Senior Living Corporation (NYSE CSU) traded up 0.73% during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $12.44. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 52,491 shares. Capital Senior Living Corporation has a 1-year low of $11.66 and a 1-year high of $17.89. The company has a 50 day moving average of $12.70 and a 200-day moving average of $14.02. The company’s market capitalization is $366.98 million.

Capital Senior Living Corporation (NYSE:CSU) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, August 1st. The company reported ($0.08) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.16) by $0.08. Capital Senior Living Corporation had a negative return on equity of 6.73% and a negative net margin of 10.28%. The company had revenue of $116.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $117.22 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned ($0.15) earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 5.1% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts anticipate that Capital Senior Living Corporation will post ($1.58) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

CSU has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research cut Capital Senior Living Corporation from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 4th. BidaskClub cut Capital Senior Living Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 19th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus raised their target price on Capital Senior Living Corporation from $13.00 to $15.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $17.33.

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In other news, VP Joseph G. Solari sold 3,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, June 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $15.97, for a total value of $47,910.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 43,364 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $692,523.08. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. 7.10% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

About Capital Senior Living Corporation

Capital Senior Living Corporation is an operator of senior housing communities in the United States. The Company provides senior living services to the elderly, including independent living and assisted living services, and provides home care services at one of its communities. Its continuum of care integrates independent living and assisted living and is bridged by home care through independent home care agencies or its home care agency, sustains residents’ autonomy and independence based on their physical and mental abilities.

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