Hertz Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTZ)’s share price was down 5.2% during trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as low as $41.11 and last traded at $41.77, with a volume of 1,084,227 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $44.08.

Several equities analysts have commented on HTZ shares. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “buy” rating and set a $90.00 target price on shares of Hertz Global Holdings in a research report on Monday, April 11th. MKM Partners lowered their target price on shares of Hertz Global Holdings from $85.00 to $80.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, April 11th. Vetr downgraded shares of Hertz Global Holdings from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $54.25 target price on the stock. in a research report on Tuesday, May 31st. Morgan Stanley reissued a “buy” rating and set a $65.00 target price on shares of Hertz Global Holdings in a research report on Wednesday, June 15th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group AG reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Hertz Global Holdings in a research report on Tuesday, May 10th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating, five have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $71.64.

The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $43.74 and its 200-day moving average price is $43.74. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.31 billion and a P/E ratio of 4.74.

Hertz Global Holdings (NYSE:HTZ) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, May 9th. The company reported ($0.12) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.01) by $0.11. The firm had revenue of $2.31 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.39 billion. The company’s revenue was down 5.8% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts predict that Hertz Global Holdings Inc. will post $14.55 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In related news, VP Jeffrey T. Foland acquired 65,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 13th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $7.63 per share, with a total value of $495,950.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now owns 65,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $495,950. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, major shareholder Carl C. Icahn acquired 983,929 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, June 3rd. The stock was bought at an average cost of $9.90 per share, for a total transaction of $9,740,897.10. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here.

Other large investors recently bought and sold shares of the company. Principal Financial Group Inc. boosted its stake in Hertz Global Holdings by 162.7% in the fourth quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 76,614 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,090,000 after buying an additional 47,447 shares in the last quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. boosted its stake in Hertz Global Holdings by 66.8% in the fourth quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 81,085 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,154,000 after buying an additional 32,463 shares in the last quarter. Andra AP fonden boosted its stake in Hertz Global Holdings by 56.7% in the fourth quarter. Andra AP fonden now owns 84,800 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,207,000 after buying an additional 30,700 shares in the last quarter. Lipe & Dalton boosted its stake in Hertz Global Holdings by 11.6% in the fourth quarter. Lipe & Dalton now owns 104,595 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,488,000 after buying an additional 10,875 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Gulf International Bank UK Ltd boosted its stake in Hertz Global Holdings by 0.8% in the fourth quarter. Gulf International Bank UK Ltd now owns 126,916 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,806,000 after buying an additional 1,000 shares in the last quarter.

Hertz Global Holdings, Inc is a holding company. The Company operates car rental business through its Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty and Firefly brands. The Company’s operating segments are U.S. Car Rental, International Car Rental, Worldwide Equipment Rental and All Other Operations. As of December 31, 2014, the Company operated 10,880 corporate and franchisee locations in North America, Europe, Latin and South America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and New Zealand.

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