Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Roadrunner Transportation Systems (RRTS) Stock Price

Headlines about Roadrunner Transportation Systems (NYSE:RRTS) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news 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. Roadrunner Transportation Systems earned a news sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the transportation company an impact score of 46.8124577534361 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

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

Roadrunner Transportation Systems traded down $0.06, reaching $2.03, during mid-day trading on Friday, MarketBeat Ratings reports. 347,080 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 539,326. The company has a market cap of $80.48 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -0.86 and a beta of 0.89. The company has a quick ratio of 1.37, a current ratio of 1.43 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.80. Roadrunner Transportation Systems has a 12-month low of $1.63 and a 12-month high of $9.75.

Roadrunner Transportation Systems (NYSE:RRTS) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, June 28th. The transportation company reported ($0.61) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The business had revenue of $569.98 million for the quarter. Roadrunner Transportation Systems had a negative net margin of 4.48% and a negative return on equity of 117.44%.

Separately, ValuEngine downgraded shares of Roadrunner Transportation Systems from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, June 2nd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and three have given a hold rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $8.00.

About Roadrunner Transportation Systems

Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc provides asset-right transportation and asset-light logistics services. The company operates through three segments: Truckload Logistics (TL), Less-than-Truckload (LTL), and Ascent Global Logistics. The TL segment arranges pickup and delivery of truckload, intermodal, and ground and air expedited freight through its 41 TL service centers, 40 company brokers, and approximately 90 independent brokerage agents in the United States, Mexico, and Canada.

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