Restoration Hardware (RH) Getting Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Study Finds
Media stories about Restoration Hardware (NYSE:RH) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Restoration Hardware earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 46.1740890025391 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- Insider Selling: Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc. (RH) Insider Sells 22,000 Shares of Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
- Can Restoration Hardware (RH) Run Higher on Strong Earnings Estimate Revisions? – Nasdaq (nasdaq.com)
- Top Ranked Growth Stocks to Buy for December 14th (finance.yahoo.com)
- Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc. Forecasted to Post FY2018 Earnings of $2.89 Per Share (RH) (americanbankingnews.com)
RH has been the subject of several research reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Restoration Hardware from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 15th. BidaskClub downgraded Restoration Hardware from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Friday, August 25th. Deutsche Bank boosted their target price on Restoration Hardware from $100.00 to $100.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 14th. Loop Capital boosted their target price on Restoration Hardware from $55.00 to $65.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 11th. Finally, Barclays boosted their target price on Restoration Hardware from $65.00 to $120.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a report on Wednesday, December 6th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have given a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. Restoration Hardware currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $79.07.
Restoration Hardware (NYSE:RH) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, December 5th. The company reported $1.04 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.04. The firm had revenue of $592.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $592.46 million. Restoration Hardware had a return on equity of 20.04% and a net margin of 0.45%. The firm’s revenue was up 7.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.20 EPS. equities research analysts predict that Restoration Hardware will post 2.92 earnings per share for the current year.
In other Restoration Hardware news, insider Karen Boone sold 22,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $99.60, for a total transaction of $2,191,200.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 25,430 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,532,828. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, CEO Gary G. Friedman acquired 13,959 shares of Restoration Hardware stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 26th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $71.64 per share, with a total value of $1,000,022.76. Following the completion of the purchase, the chief executive officer now owns 2,235,410 shares in the company, valued at $160,144,772.40. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. 18.80% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
About Restoration Hardware
RH, formerly Restoration Hardware Holdings, Inc, is a retailer in the home furnishings marketplace. As of January 28, 2017, the Company had two segments: RH Segment and Waterworks. It offers merchandise assortments across a range of categories, including furniture, lighting, textiles, bathware, decor, outdoor and garden, tableware, and child and teen furnishings.
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