Media coverage about Autohome (NYSE:ATHM) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news 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. Autohome earned a coverage optimism score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the information services provider an impact score of 46.7730046209744 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

A number of research analysts recently issued reports on ATHM shares. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Autohome from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 6th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. started coverage on shares of Autohome in a research note on Wednesday, August 29th. They issued a “hold” rating and a $80.00 target price on the stock. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Autohome from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 24th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Autohome currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $83.47.

NYSE ATHM opened at $78.13 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $9.18 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.71 and a beta of 1.96. Autohome has a 52-week low of $52.93 and a 52-week high of $119.50.

Autohome Company Profile

Autohome Inc operates as an online destination for automobile consumers in the People's Republic of China. The company, through its Websites, autohome.com.cn and che168.com, delivers comprehensive, independent, and interactive content to automobile buyers and owners, including company generated content, such as automobile-related articles and reviews, pricing trends in various local markets, photographs, video clips, and live streaming; automobile library, which comprises a range of specifications covering performance levels, dimensions, powertrains, vehicle bodies, interiors, safety, entertainment systems, and other features, as well as manufacturers' suggested retail prices; new and used automobile listings, and promotional information; and user generated content and forums.

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