LCI Industries (LCII) Receiving Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Finds

Media headlines about LCI Industries (NYSE:LCII) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media 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 one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. LCI Industries earned a coverage optimism score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 45.5215262110725 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

A number of analysts have recently commented on LCII shares. BidaskClub upgraded LCI Industries from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. Robert W. Baird upped their price objective on LCI Industries from $115.00 to $122.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Friday, November 3rd. Zacks Investment Research downgraded LCI Industries from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. Finally, Northcoast Research started coverage on LCI Industries in a report on Friday, January 26th. They set a “sell” rating and a $94.00 price objective for the company. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. LCI Industries has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $117.50.

Shares of LCI Industries (NYSE:LCII) opened at $113.75 on Monday. The company has a market capitalization of $2,836.93, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.71 and a beta of 0.99. The company has a current ratio of 2.29, a quick ratio of 0.78 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.08. LCI Industries has a twelve month low of $86.25 and a twelve month high of $132.73.

LCI Industries (NYSE:LCII) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 8th. The company reported $1.20 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.11 by $0.09. The business had revenue of $547.14 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $511.36 million. LCI Industries had a return on equity of 23.34% and a net margin of 6.19%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 35.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.05 EPS. research analysts predict that LCI Industries will post 8.1 earnings per share for the current year.

In related news, CEO Jason Lippert sold 7,500 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $127.22, for a total value of $954,150.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 151,735 shares in the company, valued at approximately $19,303,726.70. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, insider Jamie Schnur sold 3,800 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, December 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $128.29, for a total value of $487,502.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 3,829 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $491,222.41. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders sold 11,487 shares of company stock valued at $1,464,242. 3.60% of the stock is owned by insiders.

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About LCI Industries

LCI Industries, formerly Drew Industries Incorporated, through its subsidiary, Lippert Components, Inc and its subsidiaries (LCI), supplies an array of components for the original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of recreational vehicles (RVs) and adjacent industries. The Company’s segments include OEM Segment and Aftermarket Segment.

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