News headlines about Quorum Health (NYSE:QHC) have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Quorum Health earned a news sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 45.069107468042 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Quorum Health (NYSE QHC) traded up $0.35 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $6.81. The stock had a trading volume of 242,330 shares, compared to its average volume of 212,035. Quorum Health has a fifty-two week low of $2.54 and a fifty-two week high of $9.46. The firm has a market cap of $197.84 and a P/E ratio of -1.08. The company has a quick ratio of 1.68, a current ratio of 1.84 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 9.39.
A number of research firms recently weighed in on QHC. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $5.00 price objective on shares of Quorum Health in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Quorum Health from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, October 12th. Finally, Morgan Stanley raised Quorum Health from an “underweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and set a $3.00 target price for the company in a report on Wednesday, December 20th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and four have given a hold rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $4.13.
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Quorum Health Company Profile
Quorum Health Corporation is an operator and manager of general acute care hospitals and outpatient services in the United States. The Company operates in two segments: Hospital operations, which includes its general acute care hospitals and related healthcare entities that provide inpatient and outpatient healthcare services, and hospital management advisory and consulting services, which includes Quorum Health Resources, LLC (QHR).
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