Advanced Disposal Services (ADSW) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Finds

Media coverage about Advanced Disposal Services (NYSE:ADSW) has trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty 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. Advanced Disposal Services earned a media sentiment score of 0.25 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 46.0112655773777 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:

Advanced Disposal Services (NYSE ADSW) opened at $23.95 on Tuesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.25, a current ratio of 0.63 and a quick ratio of 0.63. The company has a market cap of $2,119.36, a PE ratio of -85.53, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.92 and a beta of -0.35. Advanced Disposal Services has a one year low of $20.94 and a one year high of $25.71.

Several analysts have recently issued reports on ADSW shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Advanced Disposal Services from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 18th. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded shares of Advanced Disposal Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and upped their target price for the company from $26.00 to $28.00 in a research report on Monday, December 11th. Credit Suisse Group cut their price target on shares of Advanced Disposal Services from $28.00 to $27.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a report on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, KeyCorp assumed coverage on shares of Advanced Disposal Services in a report on Thursday, November 30th. They set a “sector weight” rating on the stock. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Advanced Disposal Services has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $26.38.

In other Advanced Disposal Services news, CFO Steven R. Carn sold 18,666 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.07, for a total value of $430,624.62. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 157,737 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,638,992.59. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Insiders sold a total of 55,998 shares of company stock worth $1,318,753 over the last 90 days. Insiders own 1.20% of the company’s stock.

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About Advanced Disposal Services

Advanced Disposal Services, Inc is an integrated provider of non-hazardous solid waste collection, transfer, recycling and disposal services operating primarily in secondary markets or under exclusive arrangements. The Company’s segments include South, East, Midwest and Corporate. As of December 31, 2016, the Company had its presence in 16 states across the Midwest, South and East regions of the United States, as well as in the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, served approximately 2.7 million residential customers and over 200,000 commercial and industrial (C&I) customers through its network of 90 collection operations, 72 transfer stations, 21 owned or operated recycling facilities and 39 owned or operated active landfills.

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