Capital Senior Living (CSU) Getting Favorable Press Coverage, Study Finds

News headlines about Capital Senior Living (NYSE:CSU) have been trending positive on Friday, Alpha One reports. The research group, a service of Accern, rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Capital Senior Living earned a daily sentiment score of 0.28 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also gave news coverage about the company an impact score of 0 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised Capital Senior Living from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $16.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Friday, May 5th.

Capital Senior Living (NYSE:CSU) traded up 2.16% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $14.21. The company had a trading volume of 323,001 shares. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $13.95 and its 200-day moving average price is $15.30. The firm’s market capitalization is $411.56 million. Capital Senior Living has a one year low of $12.65 and a one year high of $19.92.

Capital Senior Living (NYSE:CSU) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 2nd. The company reported ($0.07) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.14) by $0.07. The firm had revenue of $115.99 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $115.37 million. Capital Senior Living had a negative net margin of 5.34% and a negative return on equity of 0.62%. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Capital Senior Living will post ($1.46) earnings per share for the current year.

In related news, major shareholder Arbiter Partners Capital Manag purchased 245,129 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, March 2nd. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $15.22 per share, with a total value of $3,730,863.38. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 7.10% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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About Capital Senior Living

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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