Press coverage about Ethan Allen Interiors (NYSE:ETH) has trended positive this week, Alpha One reports. The research group, a division of Accern, ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Ethan Allen Interiors earned a news impact score of 0.30 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 75 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is likely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Alpha One Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- Equities Analysts Set Expectations for Ethan Allen Interiors Inc.’s FY2017 Earnings (ETH) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Ethan Allen Interiors, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : ETH-US : June 15, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- New Strong Sell Stocks for June 15th (finance.yahoo.com)
- Highlighting Shares of Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX) (leisuretravelaid.com)
- Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. (ETH) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
A number of research firms have recently issued reports on ETH. TheStreet cut Ethan Allen Interiors from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 27th. Raymond James Financial, Inc. raised Ethan Allen Interiors from a “market perform” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $36.00 price target for the company in a report on Tuesday, March 14th. Telsey Advisory Group dropped their price target on Ethan Allen Interiors from $36.00 to $33.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, April 27th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus dropped their price target on Ethan Allen Interiors from $34.00 to $30.00 and set a “hold” rating for the company in a report on Friday, April 28th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, one has assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $35.00.
Ethan Allen Interiors (ETH) traded up 0.17% during trading on Friday, reaching $29.70. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 337,181 shares. Ethan Allen Interiors has a 12 month low of $26.75 and a 12 month high of $38.80. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $28.76 and its 200 day moving average is $31.01. The company has a market cap of $822.57 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.04 and a beta of 1.09.
Ethan Allen Interiors (NYSE:ETH) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, April 26th. The company reported $0.23 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.27 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $180.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $184.18 million. Ethan Allen Interiors had a return on equity of 11.31% and a net margin of 5.33%. The company’s revenue was down 5.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.34 EPS. On average, equities analysts expect that Ethan Allen Interiors will post $1.53 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, July 25th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, July 11th will be given a dividend of $0.19 per share. The ex-dividend date is Friday, July 7th. This represents a $0.76 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.56%. Ethan Allen Interiors’s dividend payout ratio is currently 51.70%.
In other Ethan Allen Interiors news, Director Domenick J. Esposito acquired 840 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, March 20th. The shares were bought at an average price of $31.00 per share, for a total transaction of $26,040.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 2,840 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $88,040. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Corporate insiders own 11.00% of the company’s stock.
About Ethan Allen Interiors
Ethan Allen Interiors Inc is an interior design company. The Company is a manufacturer and retailer of home furnishings. The Company operates through two segments, which include wholesale and retail. The Company is an international home fashion brand doing business in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
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