Ryman Hospitality Properties (RHP) Receiving Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Report Shows

News stories about Ryman Hospitality Properties (NYSE:RHP) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Ryman Hospitality Properties earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.7106213493373 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

Several research firms have recently commented on RHP. BidaskClub raised shares of Ryman Hospitality Properties from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, August 19th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Ryman Hospitality Properties from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, August 11th. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $70.00 price objective (down from $71.00) on shares of Ryman Hospitality Properties in a report on Thursday, August 10th. Raymond James Financial, Inc. reaffirmed a “market perform” rating on shares of Ryman Hospitality Properties in a report on Friday, July 14th. Finally, UBS AG downgraded shares of Ryman Hospitality Properties from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Friday, July 14th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $64.40.

Ryman Hospitality Properties (NYSE:RHP) opened at 61.23 on Friday. Ryman Hospitality Properties has a 1-year low of $47.31 and a 1-year high of $67.97. The firm has a market capitalization of $3.10 billion, a PE ratio of 19.38 and a beta of 1.14. The company has a 50 day moving average of $59.90 and a 200 day moving average of $62.51.

Ryman Hospitality Properties (NYSE:RHP) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 8th. The real estate investment trust reported $1.55 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.52 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $298.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $296.01 million. Ryman Hospitality Properties had a net margin of 13.86% and a return on equity of 46.19%. Ryman Hospitality Properties’s quarterly revenue was up .9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.59 EPS. Analysts forecast that Ryman Hospitality Properties will post $3.02 EPS for the current year.

In related news, EVP Bennett D. Westbrook sold 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, June 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $66.86, for a total value of $668,600.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 18,744 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,253,223.84. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, CEO Colin V. Reed sold 30,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, July 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $63.44, for a total transaction of $1,903,200.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 101,930 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $6,466,439.20. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 63,644 shares of company stock valued at $4,085,008 in the last ninety days. Corporate insiders own 3.40% of the company’s stock.

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Ryman Hospitality Properties Company Profile

Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc owns and operates hotels in the United States. Its Hospitality segment operates a network of meetings-focused resorts, including the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee; the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Kissimmee, Florida; the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas; and the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Prince George’s County, Maryland.

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