Media headlines about Thor Industries (NYSE:THO) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Thor Industries earned a news impact score of 0.01 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the construction company an impact score of 46.2468948899685 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
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- Thor Industries, Inc. (THO) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $1.93 Billion (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of Thor Industries (NYSE:THO) traded down $1.29 on Wednesday, reaching $152.44. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 293,500 shares, compared to its average volume of 413,414. The firm has a market capitalization of $8,080.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.98 and a beta of 1.45. Thor Industries has a one year low of $87.96 and a one year high of $157.50. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.05, a quick ratio of 0.91 and a current ratio of 1.50.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, January 9th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, December 26th were given a $0.37 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Friday, December 22nd. This represents a $1.48 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.97%. Thor Industries’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 18.43%.
Several analysts have commented on the company. Robert W. Baird reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $136.00 price objective on shares of Thor Industries in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Canaccord Genuity reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Thor Industries in a report on Friday, September 22nd. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Thor Industries in a report on Thursday, September 21st. Zacks Investment Research raised Thor Industries from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $129.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Saturday, September 23rd. Finally, SunTrust Banks raised their price objective on Thor Industries and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, September 28th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $125.18.
In other news, Director Alan Siegel sold 1,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $153.75, for a total value of $153,750.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 4,988 shares in the company, valued at $766,905. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Company insiders own 5.10% of the company’s stock.
About Thor Industries
Thor Industries, Inc manufactures a range of recreational vehicles (RVs) in the United States and sells those vehicles primarily in the United States and Canada. The Company’s segments include towable recreational vehicles, which consists of the operations of Airstream, Inc (Airstream) (towable); Heartland Recreational Vehicles, LLC (Heartland) (including Bison Coach, LLC (Bison), Cruiser RV, LLC (CRV) and DRV, LLC (DRV)); Jayco, Corp.
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