News coverage about Rev Group (NYSE:REVG) has been trending positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Rev Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.46 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the company an impact score of 47.3932548920749 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Rev Group (REVG) opened at $26.65 on Thursday. The company has a market capitalization of $1,710.00 and a PE ratio of 56.70. Rev Group has a 52 week low of $23.38 and a 52 week high of $33.15. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.40, a current ratio of 1.77 and a quick ratio of 0.67.

Rev Group (NYSE:REVG) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, December 19th. The company reported $0.44 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.45 by ($0.01). The business had revenue of $683.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $705.73 million. Rev Group had a return on equity of 12.17% and a net margin of 1.38%. Rev Group’s revenue for the quarter was up 25.5% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts expect that Rev Group will post 1.75 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, February 28th. Shareholders of record on Friday, January 26th will be paid a dividend of $0.05 per share. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.25%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 25th. Rev Group’s payout ratio is 127.66%.

A number of research analysts recently commented on REVG shares. Stifel Nicolaus boosted their price target on Rev Group from $33.00 to $36.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, December 21st. SunTrust Banks started coverage on Rev Group in a research note on Friday, November 17th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $33.00 price target for the company. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Rev Group from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, December 28th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $33.70.

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About Rev Group

REV Group, Inc is a designer, manufacturer and distributor of specialty vehicles and related aftermarket parts and services. The Company operates through three segments: Fire & Emergency, Commercial and Recreation. The Company provides customized vehicle solutions for applications, including essential needs (ambulances, fire apparatus, school buses, mobility vans and municipal transit buses), industrial and commercial (terminal trucks, cut-away buses and street sweepers) and consumer leisure (recreational vehicles (RVs) and luxury buses).

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