News stories about Johnson Outdoors (NASDAQ:JOUT) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Johnson Outdoors earned a news impact score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the company an impact score of 46.8823679570997 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- Equities Analysts Issue Forecasts for Johnson Outdoors Inc.’s Q1 2018 Earnings (JOUT) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Johnson Outdoors’ (JOUT) “Outperform” Rating Reaffirmed at Imperial Capital (americanbankingnews.com)
- Director of Johnson Outdoors Inc (NASDAQ:JOUT), Sheahan Richard Case, sells 4,434 shares worth $273,369 (empowerednews.net)
- ETFs with exposure to Johnson Outdoors, Inc. : December 13, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Johnson Outdoors Inc. (JOUT) Director Richard Case Sheahan Sells 4,434 Shares (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of Johnson Outdoors (JOUT) traded up $3.21 during trading on Monday, reaching $63.13. 91,100 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 43,359. Johnson Outdoors has a twelve month low of $31.25 and a twelve month high of $76.18. The firm has a market cap of $631.17, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.56 and a beta of 0.67.
Several research firms recently commented on JOUT. ValuEngine lowered shares of Johnson Outdoors from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, October 2nd. Forward View reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $72.00 price objective on shares of Johnson Outdoors in a research note on Sunday, September 3rd. Imperial Capital reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a $70.00 price objective (up previously from $63.00) on shares of Johnson Outdoors in a research note on Friday. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Johnson Outdoors from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 10th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, two have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $69.33.
In other Johnson Outdoors news, CFO David W. Johnson sold 1,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $67.02, for a total transaction of $67,020.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, Director Richard Case Sheahan sold 4,434 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, December 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $61.65, for a total transaction of $273,356.10. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Corporate insiders own 28.03% of the company’s stock.
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About Johnson Outdoors
Johnson Outdoors Inc is a manufacturer and marketer of branded seasonal, outdoor recreation products. The Company operates through four segments: Marine Electronics, Outdoor Equipment, Watercraft and Diving. Its Marine Electronics segment’s brands are Minn Kota, Humminbird and Cannon. Its Outdoor Equipment segment’s brands are Eureka!, Jetboil and Silva.
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