News headlines about StarTek (NYSE:SRT) have trended positive this week, AlphaOne Sentiment reports. AlphaOne, a subsidiary of Accern, identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. AlphaOne ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. StarTek earned a daily sentiment score of 0.46 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also assigned media stories about the business services provider an impact score of 0 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
StarTek (NYSE:SRT) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 21st. The business services provider reported $0.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.04. StarTek had a negative return on equity of 1.10% and a negative net margin of 0.15%. The firm had revenue of $77.13 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $84.47 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.02 earnings per share.
SRT has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Lake Street Capital raised their target price on StarTek from $9.00 to $10.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, February 22nd. Zacks Investment Research raised StarTek from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 26th.
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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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