Media headlines about HRG Group (NYSE:HRG) have been trending positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. HRG Group earned a coverage optimism score of 0.40 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 46.6109464432817 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Separately, BidaskClub lowered HRG Group from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, June 22nd.

HRG Group (HRG) opened at 15.99 on Friday. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $17.14 and a 200-day moving average price of $18.18. HRG Group has a 52 week low of $14.07 and a 52 week high of $20.17. The firm has a market capitalization of $3.20 billion, a P/E ratio of 25.92 and a beta of 1.29.

HRG Group (NYSE:HRG) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, August 4th. The company reported ($0.01) EPS for the quarter. The company had revenue of $1.30 billion for the quarter. HRG Group had a net margin of 2.49% and a negative return on equity of 5.34%. Equities analysts forecast that HRG Group will post $0.78 EPS for the current year.

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About HRG Group

HRG Group, Inc is a holding company. The Company operates through two segments: Consumer Products and Insurance. The Consumer Products segment consists of the Company’s subsidiary, Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc (Spectrum Brands). The Insurance segment includes its subsidiary, Front Street Re (Delaware) Ltd.

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