LCI Industries (LCII) Given Media Sentiment Rating of 0.24
Press coverage about LCI Industries (NYSE:LCII) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. LCI Industries earned a coverage optimism score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the company an impact score of 44.8965404052248 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on LCII shares. Robert W. Baird restated a “buy” rating and set a $115.00 price objective on shares of LCI Industries in a research report on Thursday, September 28th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of LCI Industries from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, September 16th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of LCI Industries from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 3rd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $119.00.
LCI Industries (LCII) traded down $1.25 during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting $126.00. 129,773 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 118,024. LCI Industries has a one year low of $86.25 and a one year high of $132.73. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.08, a quick ratio of 1.03 and a current ratio of 2.19. The company has a market cap of $3,140.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.46 and a beta of 1.28.
In other news, President Scott T. Mereness bought 1,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 9th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $114.00 per share, for a total transaction of $171,000.00. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, CEO Jason Lippert sold 7,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $127.22, for a total transaction of $954,150.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 151,735 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $19,303,726.70. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders sold 11,487 shares of company stock valued at $1,464,242. Corporate insiders own 3.60% of the company’s stock.
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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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