News headlines about Ethan Allen Interiors (NYSE:ETH) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Ethan Allen Interiors earned a daily sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the company an impact score of 46.6475741508753 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
Several brokerages have weighed in on ETH. TheStreet cut Ethan Allen Interiors from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. Telsey Advisory Group lowered their target price on Ethan Allen Interiors from $27.00 to $26.00 and set a “market perform” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, January 25th. Stifel Nicolaus lowered their target price on Ethan Allen Interiors from $30.00 to $27.00 and set a “hold” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, January 25th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Ethan Allen Interiors from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, January 8th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, one has issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $30.80.
Shares of Ethan Allen Interiors (ETH) opened at $25.00 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $684.15, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.08, a P/E/G ratio of 1.66 and a beta of 1.17. Ethan Allen Interiors has a 12 month low of $23.50 and a 12 month high of $33.13.
Ethan Allen Interiors (NYSE:ETH) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January 24th. The company reported $0.53 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.51 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $198.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $198.50 million. Ethan Allen Interiors had a return on equity of 10.06% and a net margin of 4.80%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 2.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.39 EPS. analysts forecast that Ethan Allen Interiors will post 1.6 EPS for the current year.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, April 25th. Investors of record on Wednesday, April 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.19 per share. This represents a $0.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.04%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, April 10th. Ethan Allen Interiors’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 58.02%.
In related news, CFO Corey Whitely acquired 1,700 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, February 8th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $24.65 per share, for a total transaction of $41,905.00. Following the purchase, the chief financial officer now directly owns 12,574 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $309,949.10. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, Chairman M Farooq Kathwari acquired 4,090 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, February 8th. The shares were bought at an average price of $24.37 per share, with a total value of $99,673.30. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Corporate insiders own 10.50% of the company’s stock.
About Ethan Allen Interiors
Ethan Allen Interiors Inc is an interior design company. The Company is a manufacturer and retailer of home furnishings. The Company operates through two segments, which include wholesale and retail. The Company is an international home fashion brand doing business in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
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