Press coverage about LCI Industries (NYSE:LCII) has trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. LCI Industries earned a media sentiment score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 44.8965404052248 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern’s analysis:
- Lippert to Acquire New York Supplier (insideindianabusiness.com)
- LCI Industries (LCII) Subsidiary to Acquire Marine and Industrial Supplier Taylor Made Group (streetinsider.com)
- Lippert Components Agrees to Acquire Marine and Industrial Supplier Taylor Made Group, LLC (finance.yahoo.com)
- Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: ADNT, DE, LCII (nasdaq.com)
A number of research analysts recently commented on LCII shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of LCI Industries from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. BidaskClub raised shares of LCI Industries from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Friday, October 27th. Finally, Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $135.00 target price on shares of LCI Industries in a research report on Friday, December 22nd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $119.00.
Shares of LCI Industries (NYSE:LCII) traded up $4.35 during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching $128.00. 231,853 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 112,291. The firm has a market cap of $3,152.46, a PE ratio of 22.82 and a beta of 1.28. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.08, a quick ratio of 1.03 and a current ratio of 2.19. LCI Industries has a 12-month low of $86.25 and a 12-month high of $132.73.
LCI Industries (NYSE:LCII) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The company reported $1.26 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.39 by ($0.13). LCI Industries had a return on equity of 23.60% and a net margin of 7.07%. analysts anticipate that LCI Industries will post 5.66 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
In other news, insider Jamie Schnur sold 3,800 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, December 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $128.29, for a total value of $487,502.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 3,829 shares in the company, valued at approximately $491,222.41. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, President Scott T. Mereness bought 1,500 shares of LCI Industries stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 9th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $114.00 per share, with a total value of $171,000.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders have sold 11,487 shares of company stock valued at $1,464,242. 3.60% of the stock is owned by company insiders.
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About LCI Industries
LCI Industries, formerly Drew Industries Incorporated, through its subsidiary, Lippert Components, Inc and its subsidiaries (LCI), supplies an array of components for the original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of recreational vehicles (RVs) and adjacent industries. The Company’s segments include OEM Segment and Aftermarket Segment.
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