News articles about LCI Industries (NASDAQ:LCII) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. LCI Industries earned a news sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 45.466099739992 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

LCI Industries (LCII) opened at 118.35 on Wednesday. The firm has a market cap of $2.95 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.37. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $106.09 and its 200 day moving average price is $99.87. LCI Industries has a 52-week low of $80.65 and a 52-week high of $120.70.

LCI Industries (NASDAQ:LCII) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, August 4th. The company reported $1.59 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.56 by $0.03. LCI Industries had a return on equity of 26.74% and a net margin of 7.33%. The company had revenue of $547.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $507.56 million. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 24.0% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts forecast that LCI Industries will post $5.78 EPS for the current year.

LCII has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised LCI Industries from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $115.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, July 5th. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $115.00 price target on shares of LCI Industries in a research report on Friday, August 25th. Finally, BidaskClub raised LCI Industries from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, September 16th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating, two have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. LCI Industries currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $112.33.

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In other news, insider Jamie Schnur sold 1,100 shares of LCI Industries stock in a transaction on Friday, September 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $115.46, for a total transaction of $127,006.00. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 6,347 shares in the company, valued at approximately $732,824.62. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, President Scott T. Mereness purchased 3,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 10th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $94.50 per share, for a total transaction of $283,500.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the president now owns 204,824 shares in the company, valued at approximately $19,355,868. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 25,210 shares of company stock worth $2,886,934.

LCI Industries Company Profile

LCI Industries, formerly Drew Industries Incorporated, through its subsidiary, Lippert Components, Inc and its subsidiaries (LCI), supplies an array of components for the original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of recreational vehicles (RVs) and adjacent industries. The Company’s segments include OEM Segment and Aftermarket Segment.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for LCI Industries (NASDAQ:LCII)

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