MDC Partners (MDCA) Given Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.05

Press coverage about MDC Partners (NASDAQ:MDCA) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. MDC Partners earned a news impact score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 46.1452548880487 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

NASDAQ:MDCA traded up $0.05 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $5.55. The stock had a trading volume of 372,952 shares, compared to its average volume of 471,949. The stock has a market cap of $328.97 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.10, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.35 and a beta of 1.15. MDC Partners has a twelve month low of $3.80 and a twelve month high of $12.26. The company has a quick ratio of 0.74, a current ratio of 0.74 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -3.37.

MDC Partners (NASDAQ:MDCA) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, May 9th. The business services provider reported ($0.56) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.12) by ($0.44). The firm had revenue of $327.00 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $352.73 million. MDC Partners had a net margin of 14.91% and a negative return on equity of 6.92%. The firm’s revenue was down 5.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned ($0.21) EPS. equities analysts anticipate that MDC Partners will post 0.39 EPS for the current year.

MDCA has been the topic of several analyst reports. ValuEngine cut shares of MDC Partners from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, April 2nd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of MDC Partners from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $9.25 target price on the stock in a report on Wednesday, April 18th. Royal Bank of Canada set a $6.00 target price on shares of MDC Partners and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, May 18th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Wells Fargo & Co raised shares of MDC Partners from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, April 12th. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of MDC Partners from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, June 23rd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. MDC Partners presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $10.56.

About MDC Partners

MDC Partners Inc provides marketing, advertising, activation, communications, and strategic consulting solutions worldwide. It offers a range of customized services, including global advertising and marketing services; media buying, planning, and optimization; interactive and mobile marketing; direct marketing; database and customer relationship management; sales promotion; corporate communications; market research; data analytics and insights; corporate identity, design, and branding services; social media communications; product and service innovation; e-commerce management; and technology services.

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