Very Negative Media Coverage Extremely Likely to Affect PVH (PVH) Stock Price

News headlines about PVH (NYSE:PVH) have trended very negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. PVH earned a media sentiment score of -3.56 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned news stories about the textile maker an news buzz score of 10 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted PVH’s analysis:

Shares of NYSE:PVH traded down $4.87 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $121.41. The company had a trading volume of 604,605 shares, compared to its average volume of 982,666. PVH has a twelve month low of $116.52 and a twelve month high of $169.22. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.52, a quick ratio of 0.78 and a current ratio of 1.72. The stock has a market cap of $9.61 billion, a PE ratio of 15.29, a P/E/G ratio of 1.07 and a beta of 0.92.

PVH (NYSE:PVH) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 29th. The textile maker reported $2.18 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.09 by $0.09. PVH had a return on equity of 13.07% and a net margin of 7.28%. The firm had revenue of $2.33 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.29 billion. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.69 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 12.8% on a year-over-year basis. As a group, analysts predict that PVH will post 9.27 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 21st. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.0375 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 27th. This represents a $0.15 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.12%. PVH’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 1.89%.

A number of equities analysts have commented on the company. Goldman Sachs Group raised PVH from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating and reduced their target price for the company from $142.00 to $130.00 in a report on Friday. Zacks Investment Research cut PVH from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 21st. ValuEngine raised PVH from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 17th. DA Davidson assumed coverage on PVH in a report on Tuesday, September 25th. They set a “buy” rating and a $167.00 target price for the company. Finally, Buckingham Research reduced their target price on PVH from $188.00 to $176.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, October 17th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and sixteen have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $169.30.

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PVH Company Profile

PVH Corp. operates as an apparel company in North America and internationally. The company operates through six segments: Calvin Klein North America, Calvin Klein International, Tommy Hilfiger North America, Tommy Hilfiger International, Heritage Brands Wholesale, and Heritage Brands Retail. It designs, markets, and retails men's and women's apparel and accessories, including branded dress shirts, dresses, suits, neckwear, sportswear, jeans wear, performance and intimate apparel, underwear, swimwear, swim products, handbags, luggage products, footwear, golf apparel, sleepwear and loungewear, eyewear and fragrances, cosmetics, skincare products and toiletries, socks and tights, jewelry, watches, outerwear, small leather goods, and furnishings, as well as other related products.

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