Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Hub Group (HUBG) Stock Price
Media stories about Hub Group (NASDAQ:HUBG) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Hub Group earned a news sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the transportation company an impact score of 46.7024869286097 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
- Bogle Investment Management L P DE Takes Position in Hub Group Inc (HUBG) (americanbankingnews.com)
- 12th Street Asset Management Company LLC Buys Shares of 43,031 Hub Group Inc (HUBG) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Hub Group (HUBG) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub (americanbankingnews.com)
- Hub International Acquires The Shares Of Ontario-Based GMS Insurance (SWO) Inc. (bizjournals.com)
- Eaton Vance Management Sells 58,201 Shares of Hub Group Inc (HUBG) (americanbankingnews.com)
HUBG has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Hub Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 10th. Barclays reaffirmed a “sell” rating and issued a $45.00 price objective on shares of Hub Group in a report on Wednesday, December 13th. Robert W. Baird raised shares of Hub Group from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating and lifted their price objective for the stock from $45.00 to $55.00 in a report on Tuesday, December 19th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Hub Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, January 26th. Finally, Stephens reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and issued a $57.00 price objective (up previously from $50.00) on shares of Hub Group in a report on Thursday, December 14th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $48.38.
Hub Group (NASDAQ:HUBG) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 8th. The transportation company reported $0.74 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.52 by $0.22. Hub Group had a net margin of 3.35% and a return on equity of 9.36%. The firm had revenue of $1.16 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.10 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.55 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was up 18.8% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts forecast that Hub Group will post 2.33 EPS for the current year.
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Hub Group Company Profile
Hub Group, Inc is an asset-light freight transportation management company. The Company offers intermodal, truck brokerage and logistics services. It operates through two business segments: Mode and Hub. The Mode segment markets and operates its freight transportation services, consisting of intermodal, truck brokerage and logistics, primarily through agents entering into contractual arrangements with Mode Transportation, LLC (Mode LLC).
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