Camping World Holdings Inc (NYSE:CWH) – Research analysts at KeyCorp decreased their Q4 2018 EPS estimates for shares of Camping World in a research note issued on Wednesday, January 9th. KeyCorp analyst B. Andress now anticipates that the company will post earnings per share of $0.07 for the quarter, down from their prior estimate of $0.27. KeyCorp also issued estimates for Camping World’s Q1 2019 earnings at $0.28 EPS, Q2 2019 earnings at $0.91 EPS, Q3 2019 earnings at $0.59 EPS, Q4 2019 earnings at $0.12 EPS, FY2019 earnings at $1.90 EPS and FY2020 earnings at $2.25 EPS.

Camping World (NYSE:CWH) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 6th. The company reported $0.49 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.62 by ($0.13). Camping World had a negative net margin of 0.42% and a positive return on equity of 148.83%. The company had revenue of $1.31 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.41 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.76 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 6.2% compared to the same quarter last year.

A number of other research firms also recently commented on CWH. Citigroup initiated coverage on shares of Camping World in a research note on Friday, December 14th. They set a “buy” rating on the stock. Wells Fargo & Co reduced their price objective on shares of Camping World from $28.00 to $22.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, December 18th. Monness Crespi & Hardt reduced their price objective on shares of Camping World from $35.00 to $30.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, November 7th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Camping World from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 3rd. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded shares of Camping World from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Friday, October 26th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $35.50.

NYSE CWH opened at $13.52 on Friday. Camping World has a 12 month low of $11.01 and a 12 month high of $47.09. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 8.47, a quick ratio of 0.28 and a current ratio of 1.48. The firm has a market cap of $1.28 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 5.90, a P/E/G ratio of 0.48 and a beta of 2.66.

Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in CWH. Abrams Capital Management L.P. acquired a new stake in shares of Camping World in the 3rd quarter worth about $49,635,000. Eagle Asset Management Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Camping World by 37.9% in the 3rd quarter. Eagle Asset Management Inc. now owns 2,025,235 shares of the company’s stock worth $43,178,000 after acquiring an additional 557,130 shares during the period. Wasatch Advisors Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Camping World by 22.9% in the 3rd quarter. Wasatch Advisors Inc. now owns 2,438,092 shares of the company’s stock worth $51,980,000 after acquiring an additional 455,092 shares during the period. Primecap Management Co. CA acquired a new stake in shares of Camping World in the 3rd quarter worth about $9,121,000. Finally, Carillon Tower Advisers Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Camping World by 31.5% in the 3rd quarter. Carillon Tower Advisers Inc. now owns 1,750,676 shares of the company’s stock worth $37,324,000 after acquiring an additional 418,989 shares during the period. 50.62% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

In other news, CEO Marcus Lemonis acquired 5,700 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 9th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $17.59 per share, with a total value of $100,263.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, major shareholder Abrams Capital Management, L.P acquired 70,108 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 14th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $15.12 per share, for a total transaction of $1,060,032.96. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders bought 96,608 shares of company stock worth $1,518,220. Insiders own 49.20% of the company’s stock.

The firm also recently declared a None dividend, which was paid on Monday, December 31st. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 17th were given a $0.073 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, December 14th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.9%. Camping World’s payout ratio is currently 13.97%.

Camping World Company Profile

Camping World Holdings, Inc, through its subsidiaries, provides a portfolio of services, protection plans, products, and resources for recreational vehicle (RV) owners and camping enthusiasts. The company operates through Consumer Services and Plans, and Retail segments. It provides emergency roadside assistance; property and casualty insurance programs; travel assist programs; extended vehicle service contracts; co-branded credit cards; vehicle financing and refinancing; club memberships; and publications and directories.

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