Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Hilton Grand Vacations (HGV) Stock Price
Media coverage about Hilton Grand Vacations (NYSE:HGV) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Hilton Grand Vacations earned a coverage optimism score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 47.8053467360084 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.
These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern’s analysis:
- Pre-Market Technical Recap on Resorts & Casinos Stocks — Carnival, Hilton Grand Vacations, Las Vegas Sands, and Royal Caribbean Cruises (prnewswire.com)
- Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (HGV) to “Hold” (americanbankingnews.com)
- SunTrust Banks Equities Analysts Raise Earnings Estimates for Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (HGV) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Stocks With Rising Composite Ratings: Hilton Grand Vacations (finance.yahoo.com)
- Edited Transcript of HGV.N earnings conference call or presentation 2-Nov-17 3:00pm GMT (finance.yahoo.com)
A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Hilton Grand Vacations from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday. Instinet restated a “buy” rating and issued a $45.00 target price (up previously from $44.00) on shares of Hilton Grand Vacations in a report on Wednesday, August 9th. Finally, Nomura upped their target price on shares of Hilton Grand Vacations from $44.00 to $45.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the stock. Hilton Grand Vacations presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $38.78.
Shares of Hilton Grand Vacations (HGV) opened at $41.62 on Thursday. Hilton Grand Vacations has a 52-week low of $24.60 and a 52-week high of $42.22. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.29, a current ratio of 4.50 and a quick ratio of 3.39. The stock has a market cap of $4,154.80 and a PE ratio of 22.91.
Hilton Grand Vacations (NYSE:HGV) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 1st. The company reported $0.43 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.42 by $0.01. Hilton Grand Vacations had a net margin of 10.84% and a return on equity of 72.15%. The business had revenue of $426.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $435.83 million. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.35 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 4.7% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts predict that Hilton Grand Vacations will post 1.96 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
In other news, Director David William Johnson acquired 28,000 shares of Hilton Grand Vacations stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 17th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $35.16 per share, with a total value of $984,480.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 33,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,160,280. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Corporate insiders own 0.46% of the company’s stock.
Hilton Grand Vacations Company Profile
Hilton Grand Vacations Inc is a timeshare company that markets and sells vacation ownership intervals (VOIs), manages resorts in leisure and urban destinations, and operates a points-based vacation club. The Company operates its business across two segments: Real Estate Sales and Financing, and Resort Operations and Club Management.
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