Volt Information Sciences (OTCMKTS: VOLT) enhanced at Zacks Investment Research
Volt Information Sciences (OTCMKTS: VOLT) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “conservation” rating in a report released Saturday, Zacks.com reports.
According to Zacks, “Volt Information Sciences, Inc. is a leading national provider of staffing services, telecommunications and information solutions with a customer base of several hundred clients. Operating through a network of over three hundred branches of the Volt Services group, the Staffing Services segment fulfills IT and other technical, commercial and industrial investment needs of its clients, on both a temporary and permanent basis. telecommunications and information solutions, which include the segments of telecommunications services, computer systems and telephone directory, provide complete telephone directory production and directory publishing; a full range of telecommunications construction, installation and engineering services; and advanced information systems and operator services for telephone companies.
OTCMKTS: VOLT traded up $ 0.04 on Friday at noon, reaching $ 2.79. 33,787 shares of the company were traded, for an average volume of 173,186. The company has a current ratio of 1.96, a quick ratio of 1.96 and a debt ratio of 2.00. The company has a market cap of $ 61.60 million, a PE ratio of -4.81, a price / earnings-growth ratio of 1.21, and a beta of 2.45. Volt Information Sciences has a fifty-two week minimum of $ 1.63 and a fifty-two week maximum of $ 5.50. The company has a fifty-day simple moving average of $ 3.07 and a 200-day simple moving average of $ 3.83.
Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently changed their positions in the company. Millennium Management LLC purchased a new equity stake in Volt Information Sciences in the third quarter for a value of approximately $ 57,000. State Street Corp purchased a new stake in Volt Information Sciences shares in the second quarter valued at approximately $ 85,000. Northern Trust Corp increased its holdings of Volt Information Sciences shares by 29.1% in the second quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 39,757 shares of the solar power supplier valued at $ 182,000 after purchasing an additional 8,953 shares in the last quarter. O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC increased its position in shares of Volt Information Sciences by 25,647.6% in the third quarter. O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC now owns 48,663 shares of the solar energy supplier valued at $ 173,000 after purchasing an additional 48,474 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Marshall Wace LLP acquired a new position in shares of Volt Information Sciences in the third quarter valued at approximately $ 297,000. 26.36% of the shares are currently held by institutional investors.
Company profile Volt Information Sciences
Volt Information Sciences, Inc. engages in the provision of staffing services. It operates in the following segments: North American Staffing and International Staffing, MSP in North America, and Corporate & Other. The North American and International staffing sectors provide expertise in workforce management, such as staffing, direct placement, staffing management and other employment services.
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