News articles about Gentherm (NASDAQ:THRM) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Gentherm earned a news sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the auto parts company an impact score of 45.8436358766112 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Gentherm (NASDAQ THRM) traded up $0.70 during trading on Friday, hitting $32.95. 113,832 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 192,125. The company has a market cap of $1,210.00, a P/E ratio of 18.20, a PEG ratio of 0.52 and a beta of 1.95. Gentherm has a 12-month low of $29.50 and a 12-month high of $40.80. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.26, a quick ratio of 2.47 and a current ratio of 3.23.
Gentherm (NASDAQ:THRM) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The auto parts company reported $0.18 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.51 by ($0.33). The firm had revenue of $235.85 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $235.94 million. Gentherm had a net margin of 6.89% and a return on equity of 12.82%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.61 earnings per share. sell-side analysts forecast that Gentherm will post 1.62 earnings per share for the current year.
THRM has been the subject of several analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Gentherm from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 24th. B. Riley restated a “buy” rating on shares of Gentherm in a report on Thursday, November 2nd. BidaskClub cut shares of Gentherm from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, December 11th. FBR & Co reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Gentherm in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. Finally, Longbow Research started coverage on shares of Gentherm in a research note on Friday, January 5th. They set an “underperform” rating on the stock. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $40.57.
In other news, VP Erin Erwine Ascher sold 2,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $35.14, for a total value of $70,280.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 29,161 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,024,717.54. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, Director Maurice Ep Gunderson sold 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, December 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $33.44, for a total transaction of $334,400.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 26,557 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $888,066.08. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 2.30% of the stock is owned by insiders.
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Gentherm Company Profile
Gentherm Incorporated (Gentherm) is a global technology company engaged in the design, development, and manufacturing of thermal management technologies. The Company has two segments: Automotive and Industrial. Its products provide solutions for automotive passenger comfort and convenience, battery thermal management, remote power generation, patient temperature management, environmental product testing and other consumer and industrial temperature control needs.
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