Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Amerco (UHAL) Share Price
Media headlines about Amerco (NASDAQ:UHAL) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Amerco earned a news impact score of 0.03 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the transportation company an impact score of 48.226693532816 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- Three hour public hearing ends in stalemate for U-Haul development in Shiloh (bnd.com)
- AMERCO Enters Oversold Territory (UHAL) (nasdaq.com)
- Edited Transcript of UHAL earnings conference call or presentation 9-Nov-17 3:00pm GMT (finance.yahoo.com)
- AMERCO breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : UHAL-US : November 10, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
Amerco (NASDAQ UHAL) opened at $353.91 on Friday. Amerco has a 12 month low of $338.30 and a 12 month high of $400.99. The company has a quick ratio of 2.37, a current ratio of 2.60 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.12. The company has a market capitalization of $6,939.47, a P/E ratio of 21.29 and a beta of 1.15.
Amerco (NASDAQ:UHAL) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The transportation company reported $6.36 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $7.18 by ($0.82). The company had revenue of $1.04 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $975.90 million. Amerco had a return on equity of 11.28% and a net margin of 9.30%. The company’s revenue was up 4.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $9.01 EPS. equities analysts expect that Amerco will post 22.6 EPS for the current year.
Several equities analysts recently commented on UHAL shares. ValuEngine downgraded Amerco from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, October 2nd. BidaskClub upgraded Amerco from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Monday, July 31st.
Amerco Company Profile
AMERCO is a do-it-yourself moving and storage operator through its subsidiary, U-Haul International, Inc (U-Haul). The Company supplies its products and services to help people move and store their household and commercial goods through U-Haul. It sells U-Haul brand boxes, tape, and other moving and self-storage products and services to do-it-yourself moving and storage customers at its distribution outlets and through uhaul.com and eMove Websites.
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