Headlines about Gentherm (NASDAQ:THRM) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Gentherm earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the auto parts company an impact score of 45.793954729095 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Gentherm (NASDAQ THRM) opened at $32.10 on Thursday. The company has a market cap of $1,170.00, a P/E ratio of 17.73, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.51 and a beta of 1.95. Gentherm has a one year low of $29.50 and a one year high of $40.80. The company has a quick ratio of 2.47, a current ratio of 3.23 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.26.

Gentherm (NASDAQ:THRM) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The auto parts company reported $0.18 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.51 by ($0.33). The company had revenue of $235.85 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $235.94 million. Gentherm had a net margin of 6.89% and a return on equity of 12.82%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.61 earnings per share. equities research analysts anticipate that Gentherm will post 1.62 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of analysts recently weighed in on THRM shares. FBR & Co restated a “buy” rating and set a $45.00 target price on shares of Gentherm in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Gentherm from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. B. Riley restated a “buy” rating on shares of Gentherm in a research note on Thursday, November 2nd. Finally, BidaskClub lowered shares of Gentherm from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, December 11th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Gentherm presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $40.57.

In other Gentherm news, Director Maurice Ep Gunderson sold 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, December 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $33.44, for a total value of $334,400.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 26,557 shares in the company, valued at $888,066.08. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, VP Erin Erwine Ascher sold 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $35.14, for a total transaction of $70,280.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 29,161 shares in the company, valued at $1,024,717.54. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Corporate insiders own 2.30% of the company’s stock.

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About Gentherm

Gentherm Incorporated (Gentherm) is a global technology company engaged in the design, development, and manufacturing of thermal management technologies. The Company has two segments: Automotive and Industrial. Its products provide solutions for automotive passenger comfort and convenience, battery thermal management, remote power generation, patient temperature management, environmental product testing and other consumer and industrial temperature control needs.

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