Headlines about Interval Leisure Group (NASDAQ:ILG) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Interval Leisure Group earned a news impact score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 46.1732415767236 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:
Shares of NASDAQ ILG opened at $31.53 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $3,904.94, a P/E ratio of 28.66 and a beta of 1.47. The company has a quick ratio of 1.09, a current ratio of 1.86 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.58. Interval Leisure Group has a one year low of $20.80 and a one year high of $34.92.
Interval Leisure Group (NASDAQ:ILG) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 28th. The business services provider reported $0.24 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.26 by ($0.02). The company had revenue of $438.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $419.43 million. Interval Leisure Group had a return on equity of 8.41% and a net margin of 9.35%. Interval Leisure Group’s revenue was down 3.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.48 EPS. equities research analysts expect that Interval Leisure Group will post 1.31 earnings per share for the current year.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, March 30th. Investors of record on Friday, March 16th were issued a $0.175 dividend. This represents a $0.70 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.22%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, March 15th. This is a positive change from Interval Leisure Group’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.15. Interval Leisure Group’s payout ratio is presently 63.64%.
Several research firms recently issued reports on ILG. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Interval Leisure Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, March 3rd. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Interval Leisure Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 31st. Macquarie began coverage on shares of Interval Leisure Group in a research note on Friday, January 5th. They issued a “neutral” rating for the company. Oppenheimer boosted their target price on shares of Interval Leisure Group from $32.00 to $38.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, March 15th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Interval Leisure Group from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Monday, April 2nd. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, six have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $32.86.
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About Interval Leisure Group
ILG, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, provides professional vacation services in the United States and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Vacation Ownership (VO), and Exchange and Rental. The VO segment engages in the sale, marketing, financing, and development of vacation ownership interests; and management of vacation ownership resorts, as well as in the provision of related services to owners and homeowners' associations (HOAs).
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