LCI Industries (LCII) Given News Sentiment Score of 0.15

News coverage about LCI Industries (NYSE:LCII) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. LCI Industries earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the company an impact score of 45.6816199478597 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

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Shares of NYSE LCII opened at $91.80 on Wednesday. The company has a market capitalization of $2,335.71, a P/E ratio of 15.94 and a beta of 1.03. LCI Industries has a 52 week low of $86.25 and a 52 week high of $132.73. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.08, a current ratio of 2.29 and a quick ratio of 0.78.

LCI Industries (NYSE:LCII) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 8th. The company reported $1.20 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.11 by $0.09. The business had revenue of $547.14 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $511.36 million. LCI Industries had a return on equity of 23.34% and a net margin of 6.19%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 35.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $1.05 EPS. equities analysts forecast that LCI Industries will post 8.1 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, March 29th. Investors of record on Friday, March 16th were paid a $0.55 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, March 15th. This represents a $2.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.40%. LCI Industries’s payout ratio is 38.19%.

LCII has been the subject of several recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research cut LCI Industries from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 11th. Northcoast Research initiated coverage on LCI Industries in a research note on Friday, January 26th. They issued a “sell” rating and a $94.00 price target for the company.

In related news, Director James Gero bought 2,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, February 27th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $112.29 per share, with a total value of $280,725.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, insider Nick C. Fletcher sold 2,234 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, March 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $110.00, for a total value of $245,740.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders sold 8,845 shares of company stock valued at $982,012. 4.00% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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About LCI Industries

LCI Industries, along with its subsidiaries, manufactures and supplies components for the manufacturers of recreational vehicles (RVs) and adjacent industries in the United States and internationally. It operates in two segments, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and Aftermarket. The OEM segment manufactures or distributes various components for the OEMs of RVs and adjacent industries, including buses; trailers used to haul boats, livestock, equipment, and other cargo; travel trailers, fifth-wheel travel trailers, folding camping trailers, and truck campers; trucks; pontoon boats; trains; manufactured homes; and modular housing.

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