News headlines about StarTek (NYSE:SRT) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. StarTek earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the business services provider an impact score of 45.6342572975601 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
A number of research firms recently weighed in on SRT. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $12.00 price target on shares of StarTek in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. Zacks Investment Research raised StarTek from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 11th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada lowered their target price on StarTek from C$11.25 to C$11.00 and set a “sector perform” rating for the company in a research note on Monday, November 6th.
StarTek (SRT) traded up $0.13 during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting $9.81. The stock had a trading volume of 67,300 shares, compared to its average volume of 73,428. StarTek has a 1-year low of $7.75 and a 1-year high of $14.78. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.44, a current ratio of 2.41 and a quick ratio of 2.41. The company has a market cap of $156.26, a price-to-earnings ratio of 69.14 and a beta of -0.14.
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StarTek Company Profile
StarTek, Inc is a customer engagement business process outsourcing (BPO) services provider, delivering customer care solutions. The Company operates through three segments: Domestic, Nearshore and Offshore. As of December 31, 2016, its Domestic segment included the operations of 13 facilities in the United States and one facility in Canada; its Offshore segment included the operations of four facilities in the Philippines, and its Nearshore segment included the operations of two facilities in Honduras and one facility in Jamaica.
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