News headlines about Autohome (NYSE:ATHM) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing 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 closest to one being the most favorable. Autohome earned a media sentiment score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the information services provider an impact score of 46.030008151528 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern’s scoring:
A number of research analysts recently commented on the company. BidaskClub cut Autohome from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Autohome from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $71.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. Credit Suisse Group assumed coverage on Autohome in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $70.80 price target on the stock. Benchmark Co. upgraded Autohome from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $65.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG upgraded Autohome from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and raised their price target for the stock from $36.00 to $65.00 in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating, five have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $63.36.
Autohome (ATHM) opened at 56.95 on Friday. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $62.31 and a 200-day moving average price of $50.15. The company has a market cap of $6.61 billion, a PE ratio of 29.31 and a beta of 2.16. Autohome has a 12 month low of $22.07 and a 12 month high of $67.69.
Autohome (NYSE:ATHM) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 9th. The information services provider reported $0.65 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.51 by $0.14. Autohome had a return on equity of 22.64% and a net margin of 23.17%. The business had revenue of $230.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $209.49 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.51 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 11.1% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts predict that Autohome will post $2.42 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
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Autohome Company Profile
Autohome Inc is an online destination for automobile consumers in China. The Company is engaged in the provision of online advertising and dealer subscription services in the People’s Republic of China (PRC). The Company, through its Websites, autohome.com.cn and che168.com, and mobile applications, delivers content to automobile buyers and owners.
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