Media coverage about Restoration Hardware Holdings (NYSE:RH) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Restoration Hardware Holdings earned a news sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the company an impact score of 45.8311321190961 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.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:
- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) Q1 Earnings Blow Away Expectations – AppsforPCdaily (appsforpcdaily.com)
- RH – Value Analysis (NYSE:RH) : August 17, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc. (RH) to Hold (americanbankingnews.com)
- See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about RH. (finance.yahoo.com)
RH has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Deutsche Bank AG cut shares of Restoration Hardware Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $80.00 target price on the stock. in a research note on Friday, July 21st. Bank of America Corporation initiated coverage on shares of Restoration Hardware Holdings in a research note on Monday, July 17th. They set an “underperform” rating and a $54.00 target price on the stock. Buckingham Research raised shares of Restoration Hardware Holdings from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, May 8th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Restoration Hardware Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. Finally, Wolfe Research raised their target price on shares of Restoration Hardware Holdings from $40.00 to $50.00 and gave the company a “peer perform” rating in a research note on Friday, May 12th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $54.07.
Restoration Hardware Holdings (NYSE:RH) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, June 1st. The company reported $0.05 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.05. Restoration Hardware Holdings had a return on equity of 6.42% and a net margin of 0.66%. The company had revenue of $562.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $560.30 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted ($0.05) EPS. The business’s revenue was up 23.4% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts forecast that Restoration Hardware Holdings will post $2.14 EPS for the current year.
Restoration Hardware Holdings announced that its board has authorized a share repurchase plan on Thursday, May 4th that allows the company to repurchase $700.00 million in outstanding shares. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy up to 37.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often an indication that the company’s management believes its shares are undervalued.
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About Restoration Hardware Holdings
RH, formerly Restoration Hardware Holdings, Inc, is a retailer in the home furnishings marketplace. As of January 28, 2017, the Company had two segments: RH Segment and Waterworks. It offers merchandise assortments across a range of categories, including furniture, lighting, textiles, bathware, decor, outdoor and garden, tableware, and child and teen furnishings.
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