Media stories about Hudson (NYSE:HUD) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 6,000 blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Hudson earned a media sentiment score of 1.17 on their scale. InfoTrie also gave headlines about the company an news buzz score of 0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the media stories that may have impacted Hudson’s analysis:
- Here Are The Best Sledding Sites In Hudson County [Map] (patch.com)
- 1 Dead In Hudson Valley Snowmobile Crash | Patch PM (msn.com)
- Offseason Target: Daniel Hudson (msn.com)
- Jennifer Hudson opens up about how she ‘pressed on’ after the murders of her mother, brother and nephew (yahoo.com)
- Traffic: Snow, rain slow roads in Lower Hudson Valley (lohud.com)
HUD has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Hudson from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 7th. Bank of America cut shares of Hudson from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating and decreased their price target for the company from $14.00 to $10.00 in a research note on Tuesday, November 5th. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of Hudson from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 2nd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $15.25.
Hudson (NYSE:HUD) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November 4th. The company reported $0.26 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.30 by ($0.04). Hudson had a net margin of 0.57% and a return on equity of 8.65%. The business had revenue of $523.00 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $533.87 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.29 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was down .7% on a year-over-year basis. Sell-side analysts expect that Hudson will post 0.61 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Hudson Ltd. operates as a travel retail company in the United States and Canada. It operates travel essentials and convenience stores, bookstores, duty-free stores, proprietary and branded specialty stores, electronics stores, themed stores, and quick-service food and beverage outlets under proprietary and third-party brands.
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