News coverage about Barrett Business Services (NASDAQ:BBSI) has been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Barrett Business Services earned a coverage optimism score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the business services provider an impact score of 46.365656055278 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Several equities research analysts have recently commented on the stock. BidaskClub cut shares of Barrett Business Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 27th. ValuEngine cut shares of Barrett Business Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 30th.

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Barrett Business Services (NASDAQ BBSI) opened at $70.88 on Tuesday. The stock has a market cap of $523.95, a PE ratio of 23.92 and a beta of 1.51. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.05, a quick ratio of 0.91 and a current ratio of 0.91. Barrett Business Services has a 12-month low of $44.52 and a 12-month high of $72.41.

Barrett Business Services (NASDAQ:BBSI) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 7th. The business services provider reported $1.96 earnings per share for the quarter. Barrett Business Services had a net margin of 2.53% and a return on equity of 34.71%. equities analysts anticipate that Barrett Business Services will post 3.1 earnings per share for the current year.

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Barrett Business Services Company Profile

Barrett Business Services, Inc (BBSI) is a provider of business management solutions for small and mid-sized companies. The Company has developed a management platform that integrates a knowledge-based approach from the management consulting industry with tools from the human resource outsourcing industry.

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