Media coverage about Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Hyatt Hotels Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 45.7543437137397 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:

H has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Berenberg Bank raised Hyatt Hotels Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and increased their price objective for the company from $69.20 to $78.00 in a research note on Friday. Robert W. Baird reissued a “buy” rating and set a $68.00 price objective on shares of Hyatt Hotels Corporation in a research note on Friday, September 8th. Morgan Stanley increased their price objective on Hyatt Hotels Corporation from $63.00 to $67.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. SunTrust Banks, Inc. reissued a “hold” rating and set a $61.00 price objective on shares of Hyatt Hotels Corporation in a research note on Tuesday, October 17th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “hold” rating and set a $60.00 price objective (up previously from $59.00) on shares of Hyatt Hotels Corporation in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $66.50.

Shares of Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) traded up $0.63 during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $69.83. The company had a trading volume of 1,049,600 shares, compared to its average volume of 749,535. Hyatt Hotels Corporation has a 12 month low of $50.21 and a 12 month high of $70.95. The stock has a market capitalization of $8,420.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 38.79, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 10.16 and a beta of 1.20. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.39, a current ratio of 1.06 and a quick ratio of 1.04.

Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The company reported $0.26 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.17 by $0.09. Hyatt Hotels Corporation had a return on equity of 6.13% and a net margin of 4.66%. The company had revenue of $1.12 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.09 billion. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.47 earnings per share. research analysts predict that Hyatt Hotels Corporation will post 1.69 EPS for the current year.

In other Hyatt Hotels Corporation news, insider Elsinore Trust sold 157,476 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, October 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $61.48, for a total value of $9,681,624.48. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 32,125 shares in the company, valued at $1,975,045. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, insider Stephen G. Haggerty sold 46,869 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, October 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $61.77, for a total value of $2,895,098.13. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 32,125 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,984,361.25. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 242,485 shares of company stock valued at $14,884,343 in the last ninety days. 27.51% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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About Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Hyatt Hotels Corporation is a global hospitality company. The Company develops, owns, operates, manages, franchises, licenses or provides services to a portfolio of properties. The Company operates through four segments: owned and leased hotels; Americas management and franchising (Americas); ASPAC management and franchising (ASPAC), and EAME/SW Asia management and franchising (EAME/SW Asia).

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