Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Likely to Impact Generac Holdlings (GNRC) Stock Price

News articles about Generac Holdlings (NYSE:GNRC) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis. AlphaOne, a unit of Accern, identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Generac Holdlings earned a news impact score of 0.15 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also assigned media headlines about the technology company an impact score of 67 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is likely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted AlphaOne’s rankings:

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Generac Holdlings (NYSE:GNRC)

A number of research firms have weighed in on GNRC. ValuEngine cut shares of Generac Holdlings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. TheStreet lowered shares of Generac Holdlings from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Thursday, April 27th. Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $40.00 target price on shares of Generac Holdlings in a research note on Friday, April 21st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Generac Holdlings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 15th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Generac Holdlings currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $42.00.

Shares of Generac Holdlings (NYSE:GNRC) traded down 1.11% during trading on Friday, reaching $35.60. 424,906 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.24 billion, a PE ratio of 22.66 and a beta of 1.35. Generac Holdlings has a 1-year low of $32.34 and a 1-year high of $44.84. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $35.51 and a 200 day moving average price of $38.43.

Generac Holdlings (NYSE:GNRC) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April 27th. The technology company reported $0.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.41. Generac Holdlings had a return on equity of 45.83% and a net margin of 6.81%. The company had revenue of $331.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $321.82 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.46 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 15.8% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts forecast that Generac Holdlings will post $2.95 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Generac Holdlings Company Profile

Generac Holdings Inc (Generac) is a designer and manufacturer of power generation equipment and other engine powered products. The Company serves the residential, light commercial, industrial, oil and gas, and construction markets. Its segments include Domestic and International. The Domestic segment includes the Generac business.

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