Hilton Grand Vacations (HGV) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Report Finds

Headlines about Hilton Grand Vacations (NYSE:HGV) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Hilton Grand Vacations earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 45.8317229390273 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

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

NYSE HGV opened at $42.49 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 3.34, a current ratio of 4.49 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.06. The firm has a market cap of $4,256.91, a P/E ratio of 21.57 and a beta of 0.94. Hilton Grand Vacations has a 1 year low of $30.71 and a 1 year high of $47.75.

Hilton Grand Vacations (NYSE:HGV) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 28th. The company reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.51 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $447.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $450.57 million. Hilton Grand Vacations had a net margin of 19.11% and a return on equity of 57.35%. equities research analysts expect that Hilton Grand Vacations will post 2.83 earnings per share for the current year.

Several research firms recently issued reports on HGV. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Hilton Grand Vacations from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $51.00 price objective for the company in a report on Tuesday, March 6th. ValuEngine raised shares of Hilton Grand Vacations from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. SunTrust Banks set a $50.00 price objective on shares of Hilton Grand Vacations and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, March 1st. Finally, Macquarie began coverage on shares of Hilton Grand Vacations in a report on Friday, January 5th. They set a “neutral” rating for the company. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, six have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $45.17.

In related news, major shareholder Tourism Group Co. Ltd. Hna sold 24,750,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, March 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $46.10, for a total transaction of $1,140,975,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 0.72% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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Hilton Grand Vacations Company Profile

Hilton Grand Vacations Inc is a timeshare company that markets and sells vacation ownership intervals (VOIs), manages resorts in leisure and urban destinations, and operates a points-based vacation club. The Company operates its business across two segments: Real Estate Sales and Financing, and Resort Operations and Club Management.

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